Welcome the Holiday Season
By Sandra Ríos
We present you with the best choices for locating the finest decorations to express a cheerful Christmas spirit.
Mercado de San Juan de Dios: Here you will find everything to set your Nativity scene, from little statues to classic hay that is used as a base for the Christmas tree to lights and decorations. This is the hot spot for Christmas decorations. Indio Triste, corner of San Rafael.
Camino Silvestre: This shop features several products to decorate your house, like wooden horses or dolls of different sizes to hang on the Christmas tree. You’ll also find typical stockings to hang on the fireplace and gifts, as well as ornaments to decorate your walls or your table. Every year, Camino Silvestre features the now-famous sugar decorations for the tree. Zacateros 46.
Fábrica la Aurora: Some shops will have Christmas products and discounts. La Bottega di Casal has everything you need to decorate your table, including a selection of tablecloths and napkins, all with Christmas motifs. Calzada de la Aurora s/n, 152 8636. Another store in La Aurora, Atrium, will offer artificial Christmas plants, like poinsettias, flower arrangements for your table ,and Christmas garlands this year. Calzada de la Aurora s/n, 154 5590.
Finally, the best place to buy a live Christmas tree is at Feria de Nochebuena at Plaza Cívica from December 1 to 22. They will also have a variety of sizes and colors of poinsettias and ornaments to adorn your home for the season.