Ring in peppermint season!

Pumpkin spice is out and peppermint is in

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Peppermint candy on a mug surrounded by presents

Well, it’s official – Pumpkin Spice Season is done and dusted. Enter: Peppermint Season! This glorious season of peppermint candy, beverages, and decor galore surely bring life back into the festivities of the month. The trend continues to grow, and peppermint possibilities are limitless.

A sweet symphony of minted decor

The classic pairing of red and white weaves its festive magic across homes, effortlessly blending tradition with a touch of modern style.

1. Candy Cane Lawn Display

Allow your family, guests, and the mailman to venture through a peppermint wonderland with these light up, waterproof candy canes.
Two rows of illuminated peppermint candy canes line a walkway up to a house

2. Pop-Up Twinkling Candy Cane

Nothing says peppermint season like a fashionable and festive lawn decoration. Show your peppermint spirit to the neighborhood!

Two peppermint candy canes pop up yard display with green bow

3. Peppermint Garland

This colorful peppermint themed garland adds festive flare to your holiday home decor and and is sure to make your holiday guests smile.

Peppermint garland from Amazon

4. Peppermint Pathway Stake Lights

Try this design to winter up your lawn and lead guests down a pretty peppermint pathway! The motion and sound activated peppermint pathway lights greet guests with an abundance of cheer.

Peppermint candy holiday pathway lights from Hammacher Schlemmer

5. Candy Cane Balloons

Create the perfect peppermint atmosphere for your holiday parties with these adorable candy cane balloons.

Candy cane balloons from Etsy

6. Candy Cane Pillow

Your living room will look minty fresh with this cozy candy cane pillow, perfect for the season of relaxing on the couch with friends and family in front of the fire.


7. Peppermint Gingerbread House

This candy cane themed home transports you to an imaginary world where peppermint has taken over. Battery operated and ready for display, this adorable little home will light up the room and play some holiday tunes to brighten your spirits.

LED peppermint gingerbread house frm Amazon

8. Peppermint Ornaments

Your tree and other holiday decorations deserve to get in on the peppermint fun, too!

Peppermint Christmas tree ornaments from Amazon

9. Peppermint Tea Pot

What better way to go full peppermint than to drink peppermint tea from a candy cane decorated teapot?

Peppermint themed ceramic tea pot from Amazon

10. Candy Cane Centerpiece

Bring in some plant power to your next celebration. This candy cane amaryllis centerpiece is the perfect addition to embrace the season of peppermint and spruce up your dinner table.

Harry & David Candy Cane Amaryllis double bulb centerpiece

Cheers to peppermint food and drink

Peppermint steals the show in holiday eats and drinks, mixing tradition with trend. These goodies are like a burst of festive coolness that turns every bite and sip into a total winter-vibe experience.

1. Vegan Peppermint Bark

This iconic winter treat dominates the peppermint flavored desserts with its unique texture and design. This recipe will guide you through the process of creating a wondrous winter goody that’s as minty cool as the season.

Vegan peppermint bark from Loving It Vegan blog

2. Organic Peppermint Tea

We can’t imagine a more calming way to introduce a chilly winter morning than with a cup of the season’s favorite flavor of beverage.

Organic peppermint tea from Amazon

3. Peppermint Breath Mints

Do the people around you a favor with these organic peppermint flavored breath mints. Allow this festive scent to travel with you everywhere you go.

Organic peppermint mints from VerMints on Amazon

4. Vegan Peppermint Whoopie Pies

Gold Belly is just one cheery company that offers a delicious vegan-friendly peppermint-flavored ice cream to celebrate this flavorful season. Get yourself a whoopie pie or another pepperminty indulgence and enjoy!


5. Chocolate Peppermint Patties

Delicious and easy to make, this vegan, gluten-free, paleo version of a minty holiday classic is sure to be a big hit.

Two chocolate peppermint patties sit on a white plate with candy canes in the frame

6. Vegan Peppermint Brownies

A perfect holiday indulgence with a subtle peppermint twist. This recipe will open up a whole new realm of winter desserts for you and your family.

Vegan peppermint brownies from The Vegan 8 blog

7. Peppermint Mocha Latte

This plant-based twist on a classic winter beverage from Starbucks will put you in the peppermint spirit, and you can make it right at home.

Vegan peppermint latte Starbucks copycat recipe from The Vegan 8 blog

8. Peppermint Cookies

These delightful vegan treats push peppermint to new limits and provide perfect accompaniment to a warm cup of peppermint tea on a cold snowy night.

Vegan peppermint cookie recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie blog

9. Peppermint Gum

Chew your peppermint heart out with this vegan, all natural chewing gum. It's a holiday flavor on the go.

Pur gum package from Amazon

10. Peppermint Drinking Chocolate

Wake up hot cocoa, it’s Peppermint Season. This plant-based drink has a rich taste with the perfect combination of chocolate and peppermint.

Peppermint drinking chocolate recipe from the Minimalist Baker

A peppermint serenade through other products

Peppermint season can go on all year with peppermint-scented products, where every whiff feels like a festive hug. What a perfect way to infuse surroundings with a burst of cool, minty freshness anytime.

1. Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Body Lotion

This organic vegan moisturizer will nourish your skin and your holiday spirit with a refreshing peppermint scent.

Dr Bronner's Peppermint hand and body lotion on Amazon

2. Wondercide peppermint protection from bugs

It wouldn’t be winter without peppermint – and those unwanted guests and pests crawling around the home or yard. Wondercide’s peppermint-scented products for pets, family, and interiors are on point for the season. Get the scent in a full line of flea-and-tick protection for pets, an Indoor Pest Control spray to keep the ants and roaches away, and Insect Repellent spray for the family.

Wondercide peppermint scented products for pets family and homes

3. Peppermint Candle

Here’s a candy cane candle to fill your home with a pleasant winter aroma. Natural coconut wax and a lead-free cotton wick are two more reasons to love this candle that comes in a glass jar with festive gold lid.

Peppermint candle from Etsy with pieces of peppermint candy broken surrounding the jar

4. Peppermint Lip Mask

In the season of dry lips, keep them pepperminty fresh with this sleep mask designed for hydration and healing. Candy-cane dreams while you rest.

Peppermint lip sleep mask from Kohls

Minted style through fashion

Fashion’s nod to Peppermint Season lives on from head to toe, infusing style with the sweet spirit of the season.

1. Candy Cane Nail Art

Nails - the other art canvas. This unique design, courtesy of hotshot.creative on Instagram, is one of many cute candy cane designs, keeping nails in style with the flavor of the season.

Candy cane nail art from @hotshot.creative

2. Candy Cane Pajamas

Sleep in the holiday spirit with these comfy candy cane pajamas for kids. Sweet dreams, indeed.

Candy cane unisex pajamas by Gymboree

3. Candy Cane Inspired Hat

Turn heads while keeping your head warm in the season of red and white with this candy cane inspired knitted beanie. You’ll be sure to stand out in a crowd while staying comfortable and cute.

Candy cane inspired hat from LL Bean

4. Candy Cane Earrings

This is the way to show up at holiday parties – with candy cane earrings. They're even scented. You’ll smell and look on-theme.

Peppermint candy cane earrings from Tiny Hands

5. Candy Cane Socks

No better way to keep your feet warm while staying in style with the season: peppermint inspired socks. Just don’t smell them.

Peppermint candy cane socks from Shutterfly

From creative decorations to tasty candy cane treats, there’s a million ways to live with winter’s most loved scent. Even though it's tough to see pumpkin-spice season come to a close, peppermint deserves its moment – and we are here for it!