Guide: Christmas Tree Farms in Connecticut
Looking for the perfect tree this holiday season? Here is a list of Christmas tree farms across Connecticut
Before heading to the farm, you should know what type of Christmas tree you are looking for. There are a variety of trees including:
Blue Spruce – a distinctive blue-green color with short, pointy needles.
White Spruce – greener than a Blue Spruce and has short pointy needles.
Norway Spruce – bright green needles and softer compared to other Spruces.
Concolor Firs – known for their scent, this tree has long soft needles with a lighter color underneath.
Fraser Firs – typically not found on Long Island because of the weather. However, they are a dark green-blue color and the needles point upward.
Douglas Fir – one of the most popular Christmas trees, it is typically very full.
Balsam Fir – full and dark green coloring with a slim top, it is similar to the Fraser Firs.
Canaan Fir – Similar to Fraser and Balsam Firs with a dark green coloring, full and slim on top.
White Pine – strong branches and has a bushy look compared to Spruces and Firs.
*Firs typically last longer than Spruces and have a pine-like scent.
Everett's Corner Tree Farm
136 Sherwood Road
Types of Trees: White Spruce, Blue Spruce, and White Pine
Dates: Nov. 29 - Dec. 1; Dec. 7-8; Dec. 14-15 from 9 a.m. to dusk.
More Information: Saws provided; free baling; tree transport wagons; free twine to secure trees
Fairview Tree Farm
2 Sawmill City Road
Open: Nov. 23-Dec. 23; Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays open until 7 p.m.
More Information: Santa makes appearances every weekend 12 p.m.-4 p.m.; hayrides on weekends 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Smith Richardson Tree Farm
1-19 Sasco Creek Road
Open: Nov. 30 through Dec. 23; Tuesdays through Friday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Closed Mondays
Jones Family Farms and Winery
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road
Open: Nov. 23 through Dec. 24; Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
More Information: For harvest your own trees, arrive before 4 p.m.; Farm closes at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve. and closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Maple Row Farm
229 Stepney Road
Types of Trees: Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Frasier Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, White Spruce and White Pine.
Open: Nov. 29 through Dec. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
More Information: Pre-cut trees discounted $6 on weekdays. Wreaths, Roping, Stands, and other holiday accessories
Paproski's Tree Farm
40 Sugar Lane
Open: Nov. 29. from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open weekdays and Christmas Eve by appointment only.
Sabia Tree Farm
772 Morehouse Road
Types of Trees: Variety of fir and spruce trees ranging from five to fifteen feet tall.
Open: Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Christmas.
Barbourtown Tree Farm
225 Barbourtown Road
Types of trees: Balsam Fir, White Fir, Concolor Fir and Spruce
Dates: Open weekends in December; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Weekdays by appointment
894 Andrews St.
Types of trees: Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir and Blue Spruce
Open: Nov. 29 and weekends until sold out
33 Main St.
Open: Weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
40 Angevine Road
Types of trees: Blue Spruce, Meyers Spruce, Frasier Fir, Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, and White Pine.
Open: Nov. 16 to Dec. 23 daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Dec. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bees, Fleas and Trees
551 South Plains
Types of Trees: Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Meyer Spruce and White Pine
Open: Weekends from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting Nov. 30; Thursday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open until Dec. 22.
Busy Acres Tree Farm
Types of trees: Fraser Fir, White Pine, White Spruce, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, and Douglas Fir.
Open: Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Tuesdays through Fridays from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; weekends 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
More Information: Cash or check only; No pets allowed.
Holiday Farm Christmas Trees
25 Hayward Road
Open: Nov. 29; weekends from 9 a.m. to dusk. until sold out.
97 Old New Hartford Road
Open: Starting Nov. 29 open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lappala Tree Farm
(860) 354-3540 or (203) 297-1352
2 Upland Road
Open: Nov. 29 through Dec. 22; Weekends from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Weekdays by appointment only until Dec. 23
Lewis Christmas Tree Farm
13 Old Town Farm Road
Open: Nov. 29 through Christmas; Everyday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Meadowview Tree Farm
613 Maple St.
Open: Nov. 23-25; Dec. 1-2 , Dec. 8-9, Dec. 15-16 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Nibbling Brook Farm
371 Carter Road
Open: Friday - Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Nov. 29.
Spruce Hill Farm
374 High Street Ext.
Open: Weekends starting Nov. 29 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Willow Bank Farm
170 Brick School Road
Open: Weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Windsweep Tree Farm
12 Evergreen Lane
Types of trees: Bracted Balsam Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Grand Fir, Serbian Spruce, Scotch Pine
Open: Nov. 29 at 9:30 a.m, Weekends at 9:30 a.m. and Fridays at 1 p.m.
Connwood Foresters, Inc.
39 Cherry Hill Road
Types of trees: Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Fraser Fir, White Pine, and Fir.
Open: Nov. 29; open Fridays-Sundays until Dec. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Peaceful Hill Tree Farm
118 Clark Hill Road
Types of trees: Blue and White Spruce, Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, Nordman Fir, Canaan Fir, Grand and Concolor Fir; Sheared White Pine available for a limited time
Dates: Nov. 29 through Dec. 24; Wednesday through Friday 12 p.m. to dark; weekends from 10 a.m. to dark
New Haven County
Joseph's Tree Farm
208 Kirk Road
Types of trees: Douglas Fir, Frasier Fir, Canaan Fir, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, White Spruce, and Blue Spruce; Frasier Fir pre-cut trees are available
Dates: Opens Nov. 29 at 9 a.m.
More Information: Gifts, wreaths, garland and swags are available for purchase in the gift barn. Warm up by the wood burning stove and have a complimentary hot chocolate.
1127 Main Street North
Open: Nov. 29 - Dec. 24; Weekends from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Weekdays from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
361 Old Tavern Road
Open: Weekends starting Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
New London County
Evergreen Acres Tree Farm and Nursery
464 Windham Ave.
Types of trees: Blue Spruce and Fraser Fir
Open: Nov. 29 through Dec. 24; Thursdays through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Maple Lane Farms
57 N.W. Corner Road
Types of trees: Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, and Canaan Fir.
Open: Daily starting Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
More Information: Offer a large variety of decorated wreaths, undecorated wreaths, kissing balls, garland, and tree stands. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies are available on weekends.
Laurel View Farm
150 Brown Road
Types of trees: Fraser, Canaan, Korean, and Concolor fir along with Blue and White Spruce Christmas trees.
Open: Weekend before Thanksgiving from 9 a.m. to dusk; Monday, Thursday, Friday from 10 a.m. to dusk
More information: Hayrides will take place Saturday and Sunday.
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