The Best Outdoor Christmas Candle Decorations in 2021 - Backyard Boss
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The Best Outdoor Christmas Candle Decorations in 2021

Many people associate Christmas with colorful cartoon images of snowmen, reindeer, elves, and Santa Claus. However, if you prefer a more traditional decorating theme then this guide is for you! There is something so beautiful and magical about incorporating candles into our holiday décor.

Modern technology has provided us with a wide assortment of beautiful holiday decorations featuring the soft glow of a flickering candle without the concerns that come from an open flame. Not only does this make decorating safer, but it also allows us to enjoy beautiful candle-themed décor without worrying about the elements snuffing out the festivities.

We have put together a list of the best outdoor Christmas candle décor for any space ranging from simple porch displays to larger yard decorations. Get ready for the coming holiday season in style with any of these beautiful candles!

    PChero Warm White Battery-Operated Window Candles

    To Add Festive Glow to Your Window

    Powered by a single AAA battery in each candle, these ivory-colored taper candles feature the beautiful glow of a traditional candle with dimmer control and the option to choose between a fast or slow flicker. In addition to the candles, this set includes waterproof rings to offer IP64 Waterproof functionality, a handy remote, and the hardware necessary to hang your candles from any window or smooth surface.
    Homemory 12 PCS Luminary Bags with LED Tea Lights

    Light Up Your Walkway

    Offering over 150 hours of flickering light from a single battery, the warm white LED tea lights flicker like a real candle inside the bag, lighting up the beautiful star design. Crafted from flame-retardant paper and measuring 10.5-inches tall, the decorative luminary bags will light your walkway beautifully and fold up for easy storage when the holidays are over.
    GOOSH 6 Ft Inflatable Outdoor Candle

    Add a Giant Candle to Your Yard

    If you are searching for a fun, brightly colored decoration for your yard while still incorporating the classic imagery of a Christmas candle, this 6-foot inflatable is a great solution. It includes a powerful blower for continuous airflow, making it easy to set up, stakes and rope to secure your decoration during the winter wind, and a convenient storage bag to pack everything away during the off-season.
    Oubomu 14” Black Christmas Decorative Lantern with LED Candle

    Hang a Traditional Lantern

    The classic beauty of a candlelit lantern without the concerns associated with a live flame, this decorative lantern offers a beautiful flickering flame with 3 AAA batteries. Constructed from durable iron and glass, it is sure to make a statement displayed on your patio table, along your porch, or hanging from a shepherd’s hook along your front walkway.
    Solpex Solar Christmas Candle Pathway Lights

    Harness Solar Power in Your Garden

    Light up your front walkway or add a festive touch to your garden space with these decorative Christmas solar-powered lights. With a frame made from iron with an anti-rust coating in the shape of a holiday tree, beautifully decorated with poinsettias and other holiday details, and a waterproof LED candle in the center, these garden stakes are a great choice for easy decorating this season.
    Aglary LED Rechargeable Votive Candle Set

    For a Green-Friendly Decorating Option

    Avoid the unnecessary waste of disposable batteries while still decorating your space with battery-operated candles this holiday season by incorporating a rechargeable option. These LED candles come with a simple on/off remote, a 5-hour timer option, and a rechargeable base to make decorating easy and environmentally friendly.
    Aoeixino Candle Projector Light

    Project Some Fun on Your Front Porch

    This unique decoration may look like a normal Christmas candle during the daylight, but when the sun goes down, the enclosed projector will transform your front patio or enclosed porch into a Winter Wonderland. The candle can easily be powered using a USB charging cable or 3 AAA batteries and provides approximately 20 to 50 square feet of projection coverage.
    National Tree Bristle Berry 24” Wreath

    Decorate Your Front Door

    Constructed using hypo-allergenic and fire-resistant needles, this traditional looking wreath is a great option for those that are interested in incorporating greenery without the holiday allergy triggers. The wreath stretches 24-inches wide and features a beautiful red battery-operated pillar candle in the center.
    MJ PREMIER Battery-Powered Mason Jar Lights

    Break Away from Tradition with Mason Jar Lanterns

    Mason jar lanterns are a great addition to any rustic or country-themed holiday décor, while the use of LED lights in place of traditional candles makes these specific lanterns easy-to-use and worry-free. Powered by 2 AAA batteries per lantern, simply press the button to turn the lantern on or off, or set the timer feature and enjoy the glow without having to remember to turn it back off again when you’re finished.

Embrace the Glow of a Festive Christmas Candle this Holiday Season

The holiday season can be complicated and overwhelming with long shopping lists, elaborate indoor and outdoor decorations, and overwhelming (or stressful) holiday gatherings. This year, let’s go back to the basics with some traditional and easy-to-enjoy holiday décor. Incorporating remote-controlled, flameless candles in your outdoor space will help you to embrace the holiday cheer.

If you love the traditional combination of fresh greenery and soft white lights, the National Tree Bristle Berry 24” Wreath is a beautiful addition to your outdoor holiday decorations this season. This simple wreath is decorated with pinecones, holly berries, and fairy lights to bring a little Christmas joy to any visitors this holiday season. The red pillar candle in the center offers a fun pop of color. Combine this with the Oubomu 14” Black Christmas Decorative Lantern with LED Candle for a warm and welcoming porch display.

For those that simply want to add the soft flicker of a candle into their existing décor, the Aglary LED Rechargeable Votive Candle Set is a versatile option that will complement any style. They are available in red or white votive candles, in sets of 4 or 6 candles. The timer option is a great ‘set it and forget it’ solution, automatically turning your candles on for 5 hours each day while the rechargeable design will save you money with no need to continue purchasing batteries season after season.

Trade in your brightly colored holiday lights and flashy laser lighting displays this winter season and embrace the gentle glow of flameless candles on your patio or along your walkway. Even a single pillar candle or lantern can help to create an inviting light display that will encourage you to slow down and enjoy the magic of the holidays.

How have you incorporated flameless candles into your holiday decorating? We’d love to hear your fun, festive, and creative ideas in the comments!