Last Updated on August 30, 2022 by Lori
Christmas ornament collections hold memories of life’s events. Here are the ten best 2021 COVID-themed Christmas ornaments commemorating year two of the pandemic, and the impact it has had on us all.
Ahh, Calendar Year 2021; you are a year of surprises. Of changes, challenges, tragedies, and travesties. Sometimes I wonder if once this year is over and gone, we will even want to remember it.
2021 is quite possibly a year many of us would like to forget – or maybe you’re like me, and don’t even feel sure where this year went!
COVID-Themed Christmas Ornaments to Commemorate the Year 2021
Please note that these ornaments are meant to be humorous! I’ve had a few reader responses that were..umm..not so supportive of this list. Let’s keep it light, k?
On the other hand, I and many others do like to add an annual ornament to the Christmas tree – something that represents or summarizes the year in some way. For those of us who follow this tradition, I’ve collected ten of the best 2021 COVID-commemorative Christmas ornaments.
If you are a collector, I’m sure you’ll find an ornament here that speaks to you and your experience of the year.
Not a fan of ornament collections?
Perhaps you can use one of these as a hostess, neighbor, or even a white elephant gift. They work well as Secret Santa and gag gifts, too!
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10 Best COVID-Themed Christmas Ornaments
COVID Santa with Vaccine Ornament
Santa’s bringing you a big…vaccine!
A vaccine for you…and one for you…and one for you! In fact, he’s got a sackful!
Also note Santa’s wearing his mask to keep everyone safe during deliveries!
NOTE: No longer available
Events of the Year 2021 Ornament
Back to school…social distancing…the delta variant… binge-watching…and vaccinations…
All these things have taken on new meanings in the past 12 months. This colorful ornament combines all the events and occurrences into one perfect decoration.
The One When We Were Vaccinated Ornament
Calling all Friends fans…this is the one you want!
Christmas 2021 – the one when we were v*a*c*c*i*n*a*t*e*d
If you loved Friends (who didn’t!), you’d love this ornament.
Wood-Look 2021 Year of Vaccination Ornament
2021 Year of Vaccination
Sure, it looks like a wooden ornament, but it’s actually made of shiny acrylic for greater durability. Perfect for the tree with a more rustic or farmhouse style.
Vaccine Canister Ornament
It’s not just COVID – 2021 was the year of the vaccine, too!
Commemorate moving forward with this cute little vial (it’s empty – the vaccine is not included!)
NOTE: No longer available
Year of the Healthcare Workers Ornament
Let’s hear it for all of the incredible healthcare workers committed to caring for their patients despite overwhelming odds.
Seven syringes form a pretty snowflake one a deep blue background.
I Got Mine! Ornament
Here’s a chance to personalize an ornament, for that special someone who received their vaccines.
A big red heart holds a syringe, and there’s even a bandaid for the injection site!
Quarantined COVID Virus Ornament
This virus is under quarantine!
Bright green (to match the season’s colors) and under glass (to keep him – and you safe!)
Coronavirus Cutie Ornament
You’ve got to admit this little guy looks pretty cute in bright red, with his wide eyes and blue mask!
But what havoc he has wreaked these last two years.
Masked Gingerbread Man Ornament
Festive and filled with Christmas charm…yet this traditional gingerbread man looks a bit different from those from previous years.
He’s staying safe with that mask!
You can find these COVID-Themed Christmas Ornaments Online at Amazon and Etsy!
Final Thoughts on 10 Best COVID-Themed Christmas Ornaments of 2021
We will all remember 2021 as the year of the coronavirus and vaccines.
Consider adding any of these COVID-themed Christmas ornaments to your tree decor. There’s something here for every taste!
As an added bonus, each of these is available online from either Amazon or Etsy, so ordering is simple and delivery is fast.
Tell me, which is your favorite?
I’m looking for a regular ornament. I don’t want anything that has toilet paper, hand sanitizers, or other such things.
I understand, and I hope you find what you are looking for. Thanks for reading!
do you have the correct link for the mini face mask ornament?
Oops, Laurel, I am so sorry about having the wrong link! I’ve corrected the link in the post (tried to put it in this message, but it wouldn’t link)
Thanks for letting me know it was incorrect!
This is hysterical and hits the mail right smack on the head! Thank you! I needed this!
Thank you, Kari! I’m glad you enjoyed it!
This list is awful! I’m looking for a Christmas ornament, not a reminder of the year that Americans accepted tyranny from the government.
I’m sorry this list isn’t what you were looking for – it is meant to be a representation of this year, and a bit tongue in cheek. Thank you for taking the time to respond anyway, and I hope you find what you are looking for!
Rebecca is angry!