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Inflatable Christmas decorations for the yard

Updated on December 5, 2014

Get in the holiday mood with a few of these inflatable Christmas decorations for the yard

A full disclaimer here - I was raised in the Jewish faith so I don't own, nor have I ever owned, even one inflatable Christmas yard decoration. Now, if there was a Hanukkah Harry Inflatable yard decoration, I'd be IN!

But, even though I don't have anything to merry up my yard with Christmas lawn decorations for the holiday season, that doesn't mean that I don't think these inflatable Christmas decorations are very funny - well, most of them are funny.

Here in Washington, DC, houses are decorated for Christmas, oh, right before Thanksgiving it seems. Am I the only one who thinks the holiday come too soon on each other's toes? Anyway, I do enjoy driving around and seeing the cool Christmas decorations. It seems to get me in the holiday spirit.

So, in the spirit of giving back some Christmas cheer, I've gone and found you the very best and the very funniest Christmas decorations for the yard. So, grab a hot toddy, put your feet up on an ottoman in front of the fire, roast some chestnuts on the open fire and come on it and see what I've found.

Proof that you need to price comparison shop on blow up Christmas lawn decorations

While putting together this article, I noticed this very cute Rotating Carousel Inflatable - in fact, I noticed it twice in the same search of 'Christmas Inflatables'. This 8 foot rotating Christmas carousel is big enough to be the only outdoor Christmas decoration you'd ever need - ah, but that wouldn't be any fun, would it?

Airblown Inflatable 8 FT Carousel Snow Globe CHECK PRICE

No self respecting house decorated for Christmas is complete without an inflatable Santa with gift bag

Ho, ho, ho! You'll have all the people slowing by in the cars to admire your own Santa Claus (complete with gift bag) in your front yard. Inflated and deflates effortlessly in minutes.

8 Foot Inflatable Santa Claus Holding Gift Bag
8 Foot Inflatable Santa Claus Holding Gift Bag

Standing 8 foot tall, this inflatable Santa Claus is taller than the real thing. Can be set up indoors or outdoors.


An 8' high inflatable snowman - The perfect Christmas inflatable

You can have a snowman even in Florida if you invest in this adorable - and big! - inflatable snowman.

8' Airblown Inflatable Snowman Lighted Christmas Yard Art Decoration
8' Airblown Inflatable Snowman Lighted Christmas Yard Art Decoration

Holding a "Merry Christmas" banner, this snowman is sure to delight children of all ages.


Popular Santa and Friend Inflatable Decorations for Christmas

I have always had an affinity for penguins and, if I were to put out one of these very fun Christmas decorations, it would have one of the little black and white fellas in it. I love all of these Christmas decorations.

6 Foot Long Christmas Inflatable Penguins Fishing on Polar Bear Decoration
6 Foot Long Christmas Inflatable Penguins Fishing on Polar Bear Decoration

Fishing penguins atop a polar bear will delight your Christmas guests.

8' Airblown Inflatable Penguin Lighted Christmas Yard Art Decoration
8' Airblown Inflatable Penguin Lighted Christmas Yard Art Decoration

This inflatable Christmas decoration for the yard stands a full 8' tall!

8' Airblown Inflatable Snowman Lighted Christmas Yard Art Decoration
8' Airblown Inflatable Snowman Lighted Christmas Yard Art Decoration

He may not be Frosty the Snowman but, then again, he won't melt in the sun...

Airblown Snow Family Scene Adult
Airblown Snow Family Scene Adult

DNA doesn't have to be had to see the resemblance in this snowman family.

8 Foot Long Inflatable Snowmen Family w/ Pet Penguin Around Christmas Trees
8 Foot Long Inflatable Snowmen Family w/ Pet Penguin Around Christmas Trees

This inflatable snowman family has its very own pet penguin. I wish I had a pet penguin...


Nickeldeon 6 ft Lighted Yo Gabba Gabba Airblown Christmas Inflatable

Christmas lawn decoration

I will admit it - I had no idea who (or what) a Yo Gabba Gabba was until I saw this adorable Airborn inflatable Christmas decoration. So, I researched a little bit about these fellas and here's what I found:

1. Yo Gabba Gabba has their own website -

2. Each of the Yo Gabba Gabba characters has his/her/its (?) own name -

3. If you type 'Yo Gabba Gabba' into the search engine too much, you start typing 'You Bagga Bagga...'

Eh, regardless of how silly these Nickelodeon cartoon dudes are, they do make a pretty cool looking Christmas blow up yard decoration.

Nickeldeon 6 ft Lighted Yo Gabba Gabba Airblown Christmas InflatableCHECK PRICE

Inflatable Snow Globes

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

All of these snow globes light up at night for the best viewing.

Santa on steroids!

20 foot tall Christmas inflatable!

For the person who really loves Christmas inflatable yard art, here's a full 20 feet of Santa. This inflatable really makes a statement!

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Santa's got a problem... - ..and a dog that's a bit too friendly

The name of this inflatable Christmas yard decoration is really "6 Foot Inflatable Santa Claus Climbing on Christmas Tree Chased by Dog" but I believe 'Santa's got a problem' is what it should be.

6 Foot Inflatable Santa Claus Climbing on Christmas Tree Chased by Dog
6 Foot Inflatable Santa Claus Climbing on Christmas Tree Chased by Dog

You won't need a bicycle pump to inflate this baby as it inflates all on its own - a big bonus in my book. And, at nighttime, this 6' tall inflatable yard decoration will glow for easy viewing. Just make sure to use the inclosed tethers and ground stakes to hold this Christmas decoration down or it might take off with the rest of the sleigh! Can also be set up inside but that doesn't seem like much fun...


Winnie the Pooh Inflatable Christmas Decorations

I can almost hear Eeyore saying 'Bah Humbug', but I still think these inflatable decorations are among the cutest going. If I were going to set up a Christmas scene outside, I'd have 2 or 3 of these highlighting my Pooh bear scene.

Tips to keeping inflatable Christmas decorations healthy for years

Just as with anything, inflatable Christmas decorations may have a life span of a few moments or a few years depending on how they're cared for. The below tips and tricks will keep your Christmas outdoor decorations usable and, if not, there's a few tricks to repair these inflatables too.

  1. Make sure to secure outdoor inflatable Christmas against wind by tying them tightly to the stakes and guide wires that come with them.
  2. It's best to uninflate your outdoor Christmas decorations during strong storms - particularly if there is a heavy wind.
  3. Finding a hole in an outdoor inflatable Christmas decoration may be difficult as some of these decorations are pretty elaborate. If your inflatable Christmas decoration won't hold air, take a piece of tissue paper and run it slowly over the inflatable. It should flutter when you find the hole which you can then fix with a piece of duck tape.

This inflatable Christmas carousel actually rotates

6.5 Foot Animated Christmas Inflatable Rotating Carousel
6.5 Foot Animated Christmas Inflatable Rotating Carousel

I really like movement when viewing Christmas decorations which is why I think this particular inflatable yard decoration is so cool - it rotates. Just put some carousel music on outside speakers and complete the happy scene.


Let Peanuts and Snoopy welcome in the holiday season

Snoopy is a personal favorite of mine so this inflatable Christmas decoration is a natural for my yard.

Gemmy Peanuts Snoopy Airblown Inflatable 4' Doghouse
Gemmy Peanuts Snoopy Airblown Inflatable 4' Doghouse

Snoopy wears his Santa hat and adorns this 4' tall outdoor Christmas decoration With lights and a Christmas wreath, this fun blow up yard decoration is sure to be the focal point of your outdoor holiday display.


More expensive Christmas inflatables for the yard

The below are more expensive but they're also more elaborate Christmas decorations. These can be handed down from generation to generation. They'll be loved by all!

8.5' Airblown Inflatable Santa on Sleigh w/Reindeer Lighted Christmas Yard DecorCHECK PRICE

Peanuts Snoopy Christmas Express - beware: this one is REALLY expensiveCHECK PRICE

Inflatable Christmas Decorations on

Checking for inflatable Christmas decorations on eBay is a very smart way to be frugal with your Christmas decoration funds.

It's a bit early for me to be too excited about Christmas or Hanukkah but I'll get there. How about you? Please leave me comments if you've dropped by.

Are you in the Christmas spirit?

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    • mariacarbonara profile image


      5 years ago

      These are awesome. My favorite is any decoration featuring santa going up a lady off the side of a house... love that

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      5 years ago

      I wondered about the dogs. . . but I love these and plan to have them to astound our neighbors when we move to Missouri.

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      5 years ago

      Who is this Hanukkah Harry?

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      Joan Haines 

      6 years ago

      I am ready! Wish I had space in my tiny townhouse yard for one of these.


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