Few things say holiday season like the delightful smell of a fresh-cut Christmas tree. The search for that perfect Christmas tree can be just as enticing as the smell or the way the tree looks once you get it into your home.
This year, the process of shopping for a tree might be a slightly different experience, since many establishments have implemented new health and safety guidelines, but there are a number of places to find the perfect Christmas tree in Pierce County. Whether you prefer to cut your tree yourself or want the convenience of picking one up at a store or lot, there’s plenty of options available throughout Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Orting and Pierce County.
Harbor Greens is a locally-owned grocery store with locations in Pierce County, Gig Harbor and University Place. The stores carry produce, meat, and grocery items, but they also sell Christmas trees seasonally. Their University Place location has a selection of fresh Christmas trees as well as wreaths.
If you pick out your tree before you shop inside, Harbor Greens staff will get your tree prepped for you to transport home while you shop.
Harbor Greens is located at 5225 Olympic Drive in Gig Harbor and 2620 Bridgeport Way W. in University Place.
Tacoma Boys sells meat, produce and specialty grocery items, and during the holidays, they also carry live, fresh Christmas trees. They have a variety of trees to choose from and offer them fresh or flocked.
Tacoma Boys have two locations, 5602 6th Avenue in Tacoma and 901 39th Avenue S.W. in Puyallup.
Menefee’s Christmas Trees
This family-owned Christmas tree lot started almost 40 years ago in Tacoma and has grown throughout the years. They carry a variety of trees including Noble fir, Douglas fir and Grand fir. Trees are delivered weekly to the Menefee’s Christmas Trees lots throughout the entire Christmas tree season, right up until a few days before Christmas.
Menefee’s Christmas Trees has three lots in the Tacoma area – one at 7032 McKinley Avenue E., one at 6th Avenue and Stevens and one at 7516 Bridgeport Way W.
U-Cut Tree Farms Near Tacoma
Double Four Tree Farm
Situated on 22 acres in East Tacoma, Double Four Tree Farm is a family-owned business. They have a large selection of Douglas fir, Grand fir, Nordman fir and Noble fir trees to choose and cut. In addition to trees, they also carry wreaths in varying sizes. For the 2020 Christmas tree season, the staff requests all customers wear masks, they are conducting health checks and are following safety guidelines.
Double Four Tree Farm is in Tacoma, at 4203 72nd Street E. To find out more, call 253-535-9267 or visit their website.
Green Acres Christmas Tree Farm
A third-generation family-owned and operated Christmas tree farm located in Edgewood, Green Acres Christmas Tree Farm carries trees of all sizes. Their selection runs from smaller trees at around four feet, all the way up to towering 25-foot trees! Some of the varieties carried include Douglas fir, Grand fir, Noble fir and Fraser fir.
Find Green Acres Christmas Tree Farm at 11025 36th Street E., in Edgewood. Learn more by visiting their website or call them at 253-677-9784.
Snow Shoe Evergreen Christmas Tree Farm
Snow Shoe Evergreen Christmas Tree Farm offers five varieties of Christmas trees for you to choose from including Noble fir, Grand fir and Douglas fir. This farm is located in eastern Pierce County and has complementary services like saws, transporting your tree from the field, and netting the tree for easier transport home. This year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the farm has several safety measures in place such as requiring masks, practicing social distancing, extra sanitizing and limiting the number of visitors inside the farm at one time.
Snow Shoe Evergreen Christmas Tree Farm is located in Orting at 13921 McCutcheon Road E. Learn more by calling 253-848-3492 or find more information on their website.
Ohop Ridge Christmas Tree Farm
This U-cut farm is situated on over 20 acres just outside Eatonville, and visitors may spy elk, deer and rabbits while they’re in search of the perfect tree. There are nine varieties of trees to choose from. The farm provides saws and knee pads, as well as tree bailing. After the holidays, you’re welcome to bring your tree back to the farm, where they’ll chip it up and use it for mulch.
Ohop Ridge Christmas Tree Farm is located at 40707 Ski Park Road E. in Eatonville. Get more information on their website or give them a call at 253-691-1862.
National Forest Trees
You can head to the woods to find that perfect Christmas tree, if you have a permit for our local National Forests. For Just $5 you can get a Christmas Tree Permit for trees shorter than 15-feet. Permits are available now online.
Things may be different this year, but some traditions, like decorating for the holidays, are here to stay. Deck your halls with Christmas trees from right here in Pierce County.