Where to Find Your Perfect Christmas Tree
Nothing gets you in the Christmas mood like going to pick out your Christmas tree, tying it up to the roof of your car, bringing it home and spending the day covering it with decorations.
Luckily, there are plenty of farms in the local Hartford area that offer great prices, varieties, and holiday activities.
Location: 1030 New Britain Ave, West Hartford
Hours: 10 AM – 9 PM
- Balsam Fir $50, premium $65
- Frasier Fir $85, premium $95
About the farm: Mark’s Christmas Trees has been open for 39 years so you know they have quality trees. They offer free tree netting to make it easy for transporting your tree, as well as fresh wreaths, and garlands. PLUS, starting this year, they are offering FREE delivery of trees in West Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Farmington (east of Rte. 10), Wethersfield and New Britain – right to your door.
Location: Hog River Brewery – 1429 Park Street, Hartford
Hours: Saturday, December 5th from 11 AM – 9 PM
Price: $55 ( pre-register) or $60 at the door
While you’re there: Your $55 (or $60) gets you a Christmas tree, holiday bomber (beer) and a Hog River ornament! After you get your Christmas tree, stick around and explore some of the many vendors that will be posted around the brewery as the KNOW GOOD Holiday Bazaar is happening the same day (from 11 AM – 5 PM). And per usual at Hog River there will be food from Craftbird Food Truck. And, (as if you needed another reason to go) there will also be Faddy’s Donuts & Ice Cream there so you can get a head start on that winter bod!!
Location: 53 Carpenter Rd, New Hartford, CT 06057
Hours: Daily 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Price: $50 or $30 with blue ribbon
Variety: Frasier, Canaan, Balsam fir, Blue and White Spruce and White Pine
While you’re there: Along with the wide variety of trees, Maple Hollow Tree Farm also sells handmade wreaths, table arrangements, centerpieces, and other decorative items. Make sure to stop by their Christmas shop for lots of ornaments, decorations, and gifts! Also, feel free to bring along your pups – dogs on leashes are welcome!
Location: 174 Barber Hill Road, South Windsor
Hours: Daily from 9 AM – 4 PM
Variety: Call for most up to date varieties
While you’re there: This family owned and operated farm offers over 100 acres of cut your own Christmas Trees, so you’re bound to find the perfect one! Make sure you check out the reindeer while enjoying some treats and hot cocoa. The friendly staff here at Dzen Farm will bundle your tree and supply twine to tie your tree to your car.
Location: 894 Andrews Street, Southington CT
Hours: Open daily from 9 AM – 5 PM
Price: $60 plus free netting
- Cut Your Own: Canaan Fir, White Fir (Concolor Fir)
- Pre Cut: Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, White Fir (Concolor Fir)
While you’re there: Karabin Farms has the option of both – you choose, you cut (saws provided) or pre-cut trees, as well as Christmas wreaths, Christmas boughs, and garlands. Before you leave, make sure you stop into their farm market and gift shop to find organic turkeys and maple syrup made from trees right on the farm.They also offer winter wagon rides around the property!
Location: 1287 Main Street Glastonbury
- Wed – Fri: 3 PM – 6 PM
- Sat – Sun: 8 AM – 6 PM
Price: Call for most up to date pricing
Varieties: Balsam Fir, Frasier Fir, and more! (call for up-to-date availability)
While you’re there: Find your perfect pre-cut Christmas Tree along with Christmas wreaths, Christmas boughs, garlands, Christmas decorations, certified organic crops and more at the Old Cider Mill. Make sure to stop by the gift shop before you leave to find local artists consignment items that make the perfect Christmas gift.
Make sure you call all farms before going to get the most up to date varieties available and hours. Most farms run on “Mother Nature’s schedule” so things are always changing!