When it comes to decorating your Christmas tree, a lot of the process comes down to personal preference. Some people love tradition. Traditional colors, traditional styles and a traditional approach all leave very little wiggle room for creativity in Christmas tree decoration. Others aren’t so bound to the classics. If it looks nice, makes you smile or maybe even just came free with your cereal, then cram that ornament on the tree! If you fall into the latter category, this list is for you. Personally, we believe that no Christmas tree is complete without a couple of funny Christmas ornaments, and we’re always looking for more to add to our holiday collection.
In general, most trees are green and feature some kind of Christmas lights. However, one of the easiest ways to put your own spin on your tree or to try something a little zany is by adding your own unique selection of the best funny Christmas ornaments. Ornaments come in all shapes and sizes, meaning that no matter what you’re into, there’s probably an ornament to match.
Ornaments are also a great way to generate Christmas cheer. Whether it’s through sentiment, nostalgia or even humor, the best funny Christmas tree ornaments can turn your tree from a run-of-the-mill bore-fest into an unforgettable visual experience everyone is sure to remember.
To get you on the right path in creating a popular and memorable tree, we’ve put together a selection of our favorite funny ornaments. The list includes both topical ornaments relating to your favorite TV heroes to your love for wine and ornaments to last through the years. You’ll also find visually funny ornaments as well as some options that get your brain thinking.
1. Kurt Adler Santa on Wine Barrel Ornament
All kinds of traditions are shared at Christmas, especially wine drinking, as proclaimed by Santa on this Kurt Adler San on Wine Barrel Ornament. With a bottle in one hand and a glass in the other, this grape-crowned Santa is ready for a whole festive season of wine ‘tasting.’ Although this funny Christmas ornament is designed for a barrel of laughs, you’ll be impressed by the attention to detail of the molded resin and the intricate coloring.
2. Squid Game Doll Ornament
BEST SQUID GAME ORNAMENT
Red light! Green light! There’s no better way to commemorate surviving the year 2021 than by adding this little menace to your tree. If you’ve watched Squid Game, you’ll know exactly who this giant doll is and what exactly she’ll do if she catches you moving when her back’s not turned. For anyone who’s a big fan of the Korean television show (so, like everyone), this will make an excellent addition to their tree.
3. St. Nicolas Christmas Ornaments
Yikes! Didn’t mean to scare you like that. It’s just St. Nick, folks! There really isn’t anything to be afraid of. This year, place the beautifully jarring face of Nicholas Cage front and center on your Christmas tree. Jump scares will be included.
4. Pickle Rick Ornament
I’m Pickle Rick! Our love for Pickle Rick will never decline. And, with all those funny Rick & Morty-esque TikToks that went around all year long, the love for this cartoon is stronger than ever. So, why wouldn’t you cover your tree in Pickle Rick? Maybe even… only Pickle Rick…
5. Real Chicken Nugget Ornament
BEST FOR NUGGET LOVERS
Where are all our nuggie babies at? If you have a shrine dedicated to chicken nuggets in your closet like the rest of us, this real chicken nugget ornament is for you. And, yes, you read that right. Real. It’s actually a real-life preserved chicken nugget that will hang on your tree for years to come. Plus, it’s wearing a little Santa hat. You can’t lose.
6. Seal Pup Ornament
BEST FOR ANIMAL LOVERS
Seal pups are too pure for this world. Just look at how cute this ornament is. We’re certain it’ll be a perfect addition to your tree this year and maximize the cute factor tremendously. Plus, how can’t you giggle at that face?
7. Covid Vaccine Bottle Ornaments
COVID is still here and it seems she’s not going anywhere, but at least now we feel ever-so-slightly comfortable placing some comedy behind the past few years of fear. These pandemic-inspired Christmas ornaments are a novelty of your jab so you can let visitors know that you’re “fully vaccinated.” Furthermore, it can be a fun joke to ask your friends and family to show their vaccine passports before they get to receive their presents this Christmas. Whether you got Pfizer, Moderna or J&J, there’s an option available for each.
8. Diet Coke Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR DIET COKE LOVERS
Folks who love Diet Coke more or less turn the fizzy brown beverage into a personality trait. While it’s easy to judge your best bud for their Diet Coke obsession, might as well support it with this kooky, bedazzled ornament representing their devotion to the drink.
9. Kurt Adler Avocado Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR MILLENNIALS
Is there anything millennials love more than avocados? We genuinely don’t think so. Though you won’t be able to add this bad boy to your toast or salads, it still makes for an awesomely funny tree hanger that represents your true devotion to the creamy fruit.
10. Kurt Adler Bob Ross Ornament
MOST LIKELY TO PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE
The inimitable Bob Ross once said, “There’s nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend.” Thanks to the Kurt Adler Bob Ross “Happy Little Christmas” Figural Ornament, Bob can now rely on your Christmas tree to keep him company throughout the holiday season. This five-inch ornament is great for painting enthusiasts or anyone who appreciates Mr. Ross’s sunny take on life.
11. Hallmark Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR FORTNITE FANS
You already know damn well that llamas are, like, the coolest mammals of all time. Why? Nobody really knows. Maybe it’s just because they’re so goofy looking. Pay tribute to our second favorite furry friend (behind dogs, of course) with this funky-looking Loot Llama ornament from the video game Fortnite. The ornament comes presented in a red Hallmark window box, making it the ideal Christmas gift for any Fortnite fan.
12. Hallmark A Christmas Story Leg Lamp Ornament
Whether you’ve seen A Christmas Story or not, there’s something quite funny about the leg lamp. For those who have seen the film, this Hallmark A Christmas Story Leg Lamp Ornament provides an additional layer of fun as it brings back memories of the hilarious scene from the film. This is an eye-catching tree addition that also makes a great gift thanks to the included gift box.
13. Costume Agent Jesus Selfie Ornament
It turns out it’s not just Millennials who are obsessed with selfies. This Costume Agent Jesus Selfie Ornament features the son of God sporting shades and a smartphone as he throws out the peace sign, surely getting ready for his next Insta post. The fun ornament even shows you the photo he’s taking on the phone’s screen for a truly complete and high-quality finish.
14. The Sweater King Barry Wood Meme Christmas Tree Ornament
If you’ve made it this far in our technologically-driven society, there’s no way you haven’t yet received a fake, newsworthy text from a buddy expressing concern over the recent election, quarantine or maybe even a storm that included a link to a photo of this man. Pictured is the iconic Barry Wood who was just a regular dude that became a meme for, well, what’s dangling between his legs. Wood has since sadly passed in 2016, but since fans of the meme began to take an interest in his existence, he has amassed a cult following. His fans even took it upon themselves to help raise money for his family during the pandemic and even to give him a proper headstone atop his grave, proving that memes can really do a lot for people.
15. Tree Buddees Beer Pong Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR BUDS
Got a buddy that doubles as your go-to beer pong partner? Gift him this drinking game-inspired ornament for his tree this year. This funny tree decoration depicts a sight as beautiful as it gets: a ping pong ball splashing inside of a red solo cup to get you that well-deserved winning point. The ornament is made of resin instead of glass for durability’s sake, so no matter how many times your buddy drunkenly stumbles into the tree this year, his ornament will stay safe.
16. Circle Game Ornament
Hah, gottem’! If you don’t know The Circle Game, you will after purchasing this ornament. Here’s how it works: you form a circle with your pointer finger and your thumb and sneakily try to get another person to look at it. When they do, they get a punch. Hide this ornament all the way in the back of the tree and strike when necessary.
17. SilkRoadBazaarShop Felt Ornament Cheese Wedge
BEST FOR CHEESE LOVERS
If you indulge in eating cheese on a regular basis, then why not indulge in a SilkRoadBazaarShop Felt Ornament Cheese Wedge to hang from your tree. Regardless of whether you’re more of a cheddar, brie or manchego kind of person, you can’t deny the festive loveliness of this felt Fromage. Hopefully, you won’t find any mice sitting on the branches thinking it’s their lunch though.
18. Tree Buddees Funny Mooning Santa Claus Ornament
Santa is on the naughty list this year. Why? See below. He’s been pulling crazy antics all year long and him mooning everyone that views your tree is the final straw. Coal for you, Mr. Claus!
19. Plastic Sushi Ornaments
FOR SUSHI LOVERS
For those that can’t help but consistently order from their favorite sushi spot on a weekly basis, we’ve got the best ornaments for you. Show your love for raw fish, seaweed, rice and all of your go-to fillings with these cute plastic sushi ornaments below. Just make sure you don’t eat ’em!
20. Wine Opener Ornament
It’s said that the average American sees a 100% increase in alcohol consumption during the holiday season. You know, just to add a little bit more to that holiday cheer. If your recycling bin has been filled with empty wine bottles since Thanksgiving, we’ve got the perfect ornament for you.
21. Tree Buddees Taco Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR FOODIES
Love tacos? Who doesn’t? Pay tribute to your favorite shelled food this Christmas with this scrumptious meat and cheese-filled tree hanger. This deliciously depicted ornament is covered in sparkles to shine brightly next to your tree’s lights. Maybe run to Taco Bell after clicking the buy button. You can use a savory snack.
22. Peach & Eggplant Emoji Ornaments
We don’t even have to tell you what we mean when it comes to these two emojis. If you have a dirty brain, you’re well aware of what they mean. Add them to your tree for a bit of dirty humor this holiday season. Some will get it, some won’t — and that’s what makes it so hysterical.
23. FallingStarNaturals Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornaments
BEST CHRISTMAS COMPETITION PRIZE
We’ve got a new competitor in this year’s ugly Christmas sweater competition. It is stationary, six-foot-tall and covered in pine needles. This particular ugly design your tree will be wearing features a Christmas pup in bright red and green. However, there’s a whole bunch of other funny Christmas sweater designs to choose from, including a llama, a poodle and a flamingo design.
24. Ganz Merry Chardonnay Wine Glass Ornament
BEST FOR WINE LOVERS
Got a wine mom on your hands? We’re not surprised. Gift her this appropriate as hell tree hanger this year so she can show her love to her perfect glass. Options come in both red and white, so if she’s a rosé lover, you might want to check elsewhere. Nonetheless, we’re sure this glass of white will be quite the hit. Maybe gift it alongside her favorite bottle, too.
25. Gingerbread Man Smoking A Joint Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR POTHEADS
We all have a much-loved stoner in our life. If you need to find a great gift for stoners this year, consider this toking gingerbread man ornament from Etsy. Like, come on, he’s kind of adorable. We’re sure it’ll spruce up someone’s tree somewhere.
26. Grinch 2021 Christmas Ornament
BEST FOR THE YEAR
And just like that, another year has flown by. Commemorate the last year with this Grinchy ornament that creates a mood we can all get behind. Because, hell, we survived!
27. Design Toscano T-Rex Tree Ornament
Whether you’re a fan of Jurassic Park or not, it’s hard not to appreciate the ‘rawesomeness’ of this Design Toscano T-Rex Tree Ornament. Although they don’t usually drive Santa’s sleigh, dinosaurs do regularly find their way into Christmas Day in some form, whether it be via either a film or a gift. With this funny Christmas ornament hanging up, they’ve now found their way into your tree, too.
28. CleopatraCandy Reindeer Poop Ornament
TOILET HUMOR PICK
If you want to give your Christmas visitors a surprise and then a laugh, hang these CleopatraCandy Reindeer Poop Ornaments from your tree this Christmas. Whenever friends or family visit and inspect the beautiful ornaments hanging from your tree, the last thing they’ll expect is to come across a beautifully crafted poop ornament. But don’t worry too much as its glittery appearance makes it a beautiful and festive addition to any tree, right?
29. Christmas Ornament Santa Wearing a Face Mask
You thought we wouldn’t include a mask-related ornament? In this climate? Think again, bucko. Santa has been complying with CDC guidelines ever since the beginning of the pandemic because he’s a smart man whose footsteps we all need to follow. For real, we checked in at the North Pole just last week and saw the big guy himself making his list and checking it twice decked in a face mask and gloves. He even showed us his negative COVID-19 results from the day prior.
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