Traditional, quirky, abstract, sustainable and explosive, it seems people have got really creative this year.
With only a few more weeks to Christmas, we take a look at a few crazy Christmas trees found around the world.
A Santa Claus pulls a Christmas tree along in Germany - time to decorate that tree! AFP
Fireworks light up the sky during the inauguration of a giant Christmas tree at the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AFP
The Japanese went all out this year as an employee of Japan's jeweller Ginza Tanaka introduces a 350 million yen Disney Gold Christmas Tree which is 2.4 metres in height and features 50 Disney characters made of gold. AFP
Actor Neil Patrick Harris (left) watches as US President Barack Obama, US First Lady Michelle Obama and their children Sasha and Malia illuminate the National Christmas Tree during the 90th annual lighting. AFP
Los Angeles elementary school children get a first look at a 60-ft tall curving 'Grinchmas' tree at the preview opening of the 'Grinchmas' holiday celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood. AFP
There's something fishy about this tree... An African penguin eats a fish next to a Christmas tree at London Zoo. AFP
Capitol Hill had to have a giant Christmas tree too. Here workmen roll up the carpet used by VIPs after the US Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. AFP
An abstract light installation replaces the traditional Christmas tree on the Grand-Place square (Grote Marktin) in Brussels. AFP
This sustainable development Christmas tree was built by students of a secondary school of Laval, Canada, using 700 recycled soft drinks cans. According to the House of Sustainable Development, recycling one hundred aluminium cans represents a gain of energy big enough to feed a TV set for 22 days, or provide the electricity needs of a home for one full day, or save 7.6 litres of petrol. AFP
Metal models of famous Fendi bags make up a Christmas tree in Italy's fashionable city of Rome. AFP
The world's tallest tree towers over luxury bayliners docked in the harbour in Stockholm, Sweden. It stands 36 metres high! AFP