The 10 Best Christmas Tree Farms in Connecticut!

You know you’ve officially welcomed the holiday season when the smell of a freshly-cut tree fills your home. Nothing compares to the yearly tradition of heading out to the farm with your family and cutting down a tree for Christmas. Across Connecticut, you’ll find local farms offering everything from Fraser firs to white pine. Here are the 10 best Christmas tree farms in the state.  

1. Evergreen Acres Tree Farm and Nursery, Colchester, CT

Evergreen Acres has your tree and shrub needs sorted all year round, but their offerings at Christmastime are perhaps the highlight of the year. This Christmas tree farm has a downright jolly atmosphere, as the family-owned and operated business grows a great selection of perfect trees to decorate your home. Evergreen Acres also sells wreaths and other Christmas decorations.

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2. Fairview Tree Farm, Shelton, CT

This cozy tree farm will have you in a spirited mood after your visit. Enjoy a hayride with Santa Claus, purchase ornaments, and cut your own Christmas tree (or pick up a freshly cut tree). In their shop, enjoy hot cocoa, cider, and freshly baked doughnuts. Well behaved dogs are also welcome to join families in picking a tree.

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3. Maple Lane Farms, Preston, CT

Walk throughout Maple Lane Farms’ extensive grounds to select and cut down your own Christmas tree. Depending on your preference, select from balsam fir or Fraser fir. If you don’t have your own, Maple Lane Farms can lend you a saw and help with baling. They also offer wreaths, kissing balls, garland, and tree stands.

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4. Broken Arrow Nursery, Hamden, CT

Broken Arrow Nursery is open all year round selling hard to find plant species and cultivars, but at Christmas, it turns into a winter wonderland. Choose your perfect tree from 20 acres of trees on-site or opt to purchase a pre-cut tree ranging in size from table-top to 10-foot giants. Handmade wreaths are available and custom orders can be filled for a completely unique wreath. Centerpieces and other decorations are also available on-site.

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5. Olsen’s Christmas Tree Farm, Voluntown, CT

Opening the day after Thanksgiving for all of your Christmas tree needs, Olsen’s is the perfect tree farm to get you in the holiday spirit. With visits from Santa and Frosty the Snowman, every Scrooge will be saying “ho ho ho” by the time they attach their chosen tree to their car. Olsen’s also sells wreaths, kissing balls, and other decorations.

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6. Angevine Farm, LLC, Warren, CT

Cut your own Christmas tree or choose a pre-cut fresh Christmas tree in a variety of sizes at Angevine Farm. Depending on your decorating preference, Angevine grows blue spruce, Fraser fir, balsam fir, white pine, and several other species of evergreen trees. In addition, their Christmas Barn Gift Shop sells ornaments, lights, decorations, and local products that make great gifts.

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7. Maple Hollow Tree Farm, New Hartford, CT

Maple Hollow Tree Farm sells perfectly trimmed pre-cut and cut your own Christmas trees. For further decorations, they also sell artfully designed wreaths and evergreen arrangements. There is a holiday shop on-site for a variety of other decorations and gifts. Do note that Maple Hollow Tree Farm has a limited season, so be sure to purchase your tree between the day after Thanksgiving to early December to avoid disappointment. 

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8. Kogut’s Hemlock Hill Tree Farm, Meriden, CT

Kogut’s sells freshly-cut Christmas trees and is open seven days per week. At Kogut’s, you’ll also find wreaths, patio pots, cemetery boxes, kissing balls, and garland. A kids’ only area with Charlie Brown trees is fun for all of Santa’s little helpers.

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9. Harmony Farm Christmas Trees, Chaplin, CT

Stop by this family-owned business to leisurely select the perfect Christmas tree for your home. When you need to warm up, enjoy a mug full of steaming hot cocoa while browsing the fresh wreaths. Children visiting with their parents can get a free candy cane and a seasonal coloring book as an extra treat!

10. Joseph’s Tree Farm, Hamden, CT

Joseph’s Tree Farm has been growing beautiful Christmas trees for Hamden and the surrounding towns for more than 25 years. In addition to beautiful trees, visitors will find a wide selection of wreaths, garland, and other evergreen decorations. To make your home toasty this holiday season, Joseph’s Tree Farms also sells firewood.

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