15 of Our Favorite Holiday-Scented Candles

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Several holiday-scented candles in metallic glass jars on a styled mantle.

West Elm

There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a festive holiday-scented candle. Not only do they fill our homes with the sweet smells of pine, citrus, cinnamon, and more, but they evoke a sense of comfort and calm during an otherwise hectic and exciting season. The only conundrum? There are too many options! Candlemakers everywhere truly have us covered for the holidays, so much so that the choices can sometimes feel a little overwhelming (in the best kind of way). 

To help out our fellow candle lovers during this festive time of year, we’ve rounded up some of the best holiday-scented candles we could find. Whether you’re a fan of woodsy scents, spicy aromas, or sugary fragrances, we have a holiday candle you are sure to love. Here are 15 of the top holiday-scented candles that we are loving for this holiday season.

Thymes Frasier Fir Large Frosted Wood Grain Candle

Frasier Fir large candle in a glass container with a gold lid.


Thymes is famous for its popular Frasier Fir scent and this large candle will bring the classic woodsy fragrance to your home this holiday season in a seriously stylish way. Its frosted wood grain jar and gold accents will add a sophisticated and festive touch to your home decor.

Grove Co. Soy Wax Candle - Twilight Wonder Crisp Balsam Fir

Crisp balsam fir Grove Co. candle

Grove Co.

Grove Co. is well known for their sustainable cleaning products, but their limited edition holiday scented candles are just as good. These soy candles come in crisp balsam fir and sugar plum scents, and are the perfect addition to your holiday decor.

JGXLQ Christmas Scented Candles Gifts Set

4-pack of holiday-scented candles in tin containers.


This collection of holiday-scented candles comes in four amazing scents—Christmas cookie, apple cinnamon, balsam fir, and lavender—and are made with natural soy wax and essential oils. We love the adorable tin holders which will add a festive touch to any space (and they make great gifts).

Love & Linger Peppermint Candle

Candy cane scented Christmas candle in a red frosted jar.


If you’re looking for a large, clean burning candle this 3-wick peppermint-scented candle is a great choice. Hand-poured and made with soy wax, beeswax, and premium essential oils, it promises to give 50 hours of burn time. Plus it’s reasonably priced too!

The Scented Market Winter Collection 3 Pack

The Scented Market winter collection

The Scented Market

We are absolutely loving this 3-pack of The Scented Market's winter collection. Each candle has its own winter scent, including Holiday Joy, O'Christmas Tree, and Sleigh Ride. This collection is perfect for arranging in your mantel decor.

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Orange Clove Soy Candle Large

Orange clove candle

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day

Take a break from the traditional pine and minty scents of the season with Mrs. Meyer’s orange clove-scented large soy candle. Enjoy its warm, citrusy notes while you kick back under the lights of your Christmas tree this holiday season.

Pottery Barn Ornament Shaped Scented Candles - Fireside Cinnamon

Holiday-scented candles in glass containers shaped like ornaments.

Pottery Barn

These ornament-shaped candles from Pottery Barn are just too cute to pass up, and the cinnamon scent is simply to die for. We love that the glass containers can be kept as a recurring part of your Christmas decor after the candle is finished.

Bath & Body Works White Barn The Perfect Christmas 3-Wick Candle

Bath & Body Works holiday candle on a white background.

Bath & Body Works

Bath & Body Works is well-known for their affordable scented candles and their seasonal scents are perfect for the holidays. We are particularly loving this sweet Christmas Eve-inspired scent with its hints of fresh-cut pine, cinnamon sugar, and toasted marshmallow. 

Etsy Christmas Morning Candles

Holiday-scented candle with healing crystals on top against a white background.


Channel Christmas morning all season long with this soy wax and essential oil candle from Crystal & Herb. Each candle is decorated with crystals and stones along with homegrown dried herbs which complement its warm, cozy scent. Set your intention into the candle before lighting it and enjoy its festive scent. The best part? Once the candle is finished you can collect and keep the beautiful crystals.

West Elm Mercury Glass Fluted Candles - Balsam Cedar

Several holiday-scented candles in metallic glass jars on a styled mantle.

West Elm

These balsam and cedar-scented candles from West Elm come in super stylish metallic-tinted fluted glasses that will add an antique feel to your festive decor. They come in two different colors (gold and silver) and three different sizes.

Calyan Wax Co. Home Holiday Tumbler Candle

A soy wax holiday-scented candle in a black jar amidst cedar greenery.


This moody-looking candle from Calyan Wax Co. is made with natural soy wax and infused with guaiac wood and gurjun balsam essential oils for a gentle and festive scent profile. This sweet scent has hints of cinnamon, vanilla, and gingerbread that will have you dreaming of holiday baking all season long.

La Jolie Muse Pine Candle

A holiday-scented candle from La Jolie Muse in a light green ceramic container.


Channel the festive scent of freshly-cut pine trees with this sweet-looking candle from La Jolie Muse. We love the delicate, hand-crafted details of the ceramic jar which pairs perfectly with the bright, woodsy scent of fir needle, pine, birchwood, and fir balsam.

The Little Market Gingerbread Cookie Candle

A gingerbread-scented candle on a white background.

The Little Market

If you’re a fan of sweet scents for the holidays then this gingerbread cookie-scented candle from The Little Market is a must-have. They are made in small batches with a high-quality coconut-soy wax blend, making them clean burning, and non-toxic. Grab one of these holiday scents for a limited time.

Etsy Mistletoe Soy Candle

Mistletoe-scented holiday candle against a festive background.


This unique holiday scent is sure to get you in a festive spirit with notes of eucalyptus, pine, and spiced clove. We love that this candle is made from soy wax for a clean burn, plus it comes in a stylish amber-glass jar that you can easily repurpose once the candle is done.

Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Vanilla Candy Cane Candle

Vanilla candy cane candle on a white background.

Rocky Mountain Soap Co.

Fill your home with the delectable aroma of vanilla and peppermint with this all-natural candle from Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Made with coconut wax and a premium wooden wick, this 9 oz candle will last longer than a traditional paraffin wax candle and promises between 40 to 45 hours of burn time. Grab this popular limited-edition scent while supplies last.

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