Department 56 clearance items are available from Macy's, eBay and ChristmasVacationCollectables.com. Department 56 features holiday collectibles, Christmas village collections, and the snow-bunnies collection. Clearance items are primarily available during December and January as the holiday season winds down.
Department 56 is owned by ENESCO and manufactured in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Full and partial Christmas village sets are sold on the Department 56 website or through Department 56 authorized retailers. Clearance items are generally sold at a discount of 50 percent or more off the retail price. Used sets can also be purchased at a significant discount on eBay.
Department 56 has been selling Christmas villages since 1976, and older sets are valuable collectors items.