As Clark Griswold so perfectly put it, “We’re kicking off our fun, old-fashioned family Christmas by heading out into the country in the old front-wheel drive sleigh to embrace the frost majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols.” It’s time to head out and pick the centerpiece of your Christmas decoration at a local Christmas tree farm! Bundle up and bring the family for memories you will cherish forever. Just don’t forget the axe! Here is the information on the 2023 Christmas tree farms in Tacoma and Throughout Pierce County.
Double 4 Tree Farm
4203 72nd Street E, Tacoma
November 4-5, 11-12, 18-19: pre-selection from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 24 – December 16: tree pick-up and purchasing
November 24 hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday-Sundays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Double 4 Tree Farm is ready to have you come and pre-select your perfect Christmas tree starting November 4! Then you can cut your tree beginning Black Friday, November 24, with special hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will have a selection of pre-cut trees available after November 24 as well. This farm offers noble, Nordmann, grand and Fraser fir trees to choose from. There are also tree stands, tree preservatives, watering funnels, and tree bags.
After picking up your tree, explore their other holiday décor items in their shop to finish decking your halls, including fresh wreaths, garlands, Christmas crosses and swags. They accept cash, Visa and Mastercard. For more information, visit the Double 4 Tree Farm website.
Glenwood U-Cut Christmas Tree Farm
14716 Bingham Avenue E, Tacoma
November 5: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Preselection
November 25-27: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
At Glenwood U-Cut Christmas Tree Farm, pre-select your tree on November 5 and then go back on Thanksgiving weekend to cut it down. This is the only way to get a U-cut Christmas tree from their farm this year! They have noble, grand, Fraser, Douglas and Nordmann firs. The cost is $65 for up to 5 feet and then $10 for each additional foot. Enjoy hot chocolate or coffee with a delicious cookie before you leave. They accept cash, checks or Venmo. For more information, visit the Glenwood U-Cut Christmas Tree Farm website.
Holiday U-Cut Christmas Trees
39908 Dean Kreger Road E, Eatonville
November 18 – December 16, or until sold out
Friday-Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Are you looking for a wide variety of fresh Christmas firs, including Noble, Nordmann, Fraser, and Douglas? Holiday U-Cut Christmas Trees in Eatonville is your farm! They also offer something unique – multi-color painted trees! They offer both u-cut Christmas Trees (closes at 4:30 p.m.) and fresh cut.
Looking for fresh greenery? Holiday U-Cut Christmas Trees also has wreaths and garlands and a gift shop full of holiday decorations. Kids can send a letter to Santa. They accept cash and all major credit and debit cards. For more information, visit the Holiday U-Cut Christmas Trees website.
Shining Star Tree Farm
40605 Meridian E, Eatonville
November 24-26: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
November 27 – December 1: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
December 2-3: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shining Star Tree Farm will once again be open for the week after Thanksgiving! Come and select your favorite tree from their U-cut Christmas tree lot. Choose from Douglas, Fraser, grand, Nordmann and noble fir trees. If you’re forgetful like Griswold, no worries. They have saws and twine available for you and candy canes and hot chocolate for the kids.
Already have a tree? There are still many reasons to still stop by Shining Star! In addition to the U-cut trees, their All Things Noel shop will open on November 2. The shop will continue to be open Thursday-Friday from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. throughout the season. In addition, they will have a special musical light show from November 1 through December 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for all to enjoy. Tune to 99.8 FM in your car. And keep an eye out for Santa! For more information, visit the Shining Star Tree Farm website.
Ohop Ridge Christmas Tree Farm
40707 Ski Park Road E, Eatonville
The Ohop Ridge Christmas Tree Farm in Eatonville will be open for 2023 after taking last year off! They pride themselves on growing natural trees at an affordable price. They shake each tree and bale it before you take it home to decorate. For more information, visit the Ohop Ridge Christmas Tree Farm website.
Harvey’s Harvest Christmas Trees
7304 166th Avenue E, Sumner
Harvey’s Harvest Christmas Trees in Sumner will be opening on November 25, 2023, after taking a year off! They have Grand, Nordmann, Douglas and noble firs, as well as Scots pine and Colorado blue spruce! Enjoy a hot cup of cider chocolate while they bale your tree at this U-cut Christmas tree farm in Pierce County. For more information, visit Harvey’s Harvest Christmas Trees website.
National Forest Trees
A $5 permit allows you to go into the National Forests and select your own Christmas tree – again, don’t forget that axe! You are all ready to cut a tree from select areas of Forks, Hoodsport, Quilcene, Quinault and the Quinault Special Management area. Trees cannot be over 15 feet tall, and there are some other rules, too, so be sure to read the Recreation.gov website before you go. Fourth graders can receive a free permit. Households are allowed up to five permits. For more information, visit the National Forest website.