All the roadside Christmas tree stands during this time of year can keep one inspired, yet flustered as to where to start searching for the perfect tree. To help make the scavenge easier for you – and more fun – we have curated a list of some of Sacramento’s best Christmas tree growers (especially some with free cider), as well as links to their websites.
1. Chad’s Christmas Trees
Located in the parking lot of Whitey’s Jolly Kone American restaurant, this tree stand is run by the Whitey family and sells Christmas trees including Noble Firs, Douglas Firs and Silver Tips that range from 4-10 feet and run from $19.99 to $89.99.
1300 Jefferson Blvd
West Sacramento, CA 95691
More Info: http://www.chadschristmastrees.com/
2. Talini’s Nursery and Garden Center
A garden nursery shop that was established in 1976 by the Italian Talini family. The shop sells Christmas trees including tall Silver Tips, and Christmas metal art for the garden.
5601 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
More Info: http://talinisnursery.com/
3. Fox Christmas Trees
Freshly cut Silver Tip and Noble Fir trees from Grizzly Flats in El Dorado County with reasonable and negotiable prices.
6630 4th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817
4. Mikey’s Christmas Tree Land
Mikey’s has been bringing fresh, luscious trees to Sacramento for 29 years. Every tree costs $45.59 (plus tax) each, so no need to worry about not having enough cash on hand.
4250 El Camino
More Info: http://www.mikeysxmastrees.com/
5. Silveyville Christmas Tree Farms
With over 15,000 Christmas trees to choose from, this large Dixon farm also provides children’s activities, complimentary popcorn and apple cider, and a campfire to relax around after the big tree hunt.
6208 Silveyville Road
Dixon, CA 95620
More Info: http://www.silveyvilletreefarm.com/
6. Green Acres Nursery and Supply
Green Acres has a variety of trees large and small, from Noble Firs and Normanns to 13-foot Silver Tips and table tops.
8501 Jackson Road
Sacramento, CA 95826
More Info: http://www.idiggreenacres.com/
7. Vierra’s Farms
From “Dave’s Pumpkin Patch” in the fall to a Christmas tree extravaganza in winter, Vierra’s farms provides hundreds of Christmas trees from California and Oregon including Douglas Firs, Grand Firs, Silver Firs and table top trees.
3010 Burrows Ave
West Sacramento, CA 95691
More Info: http://www.vierrafarms.com/
8. Apple Hill
With over fifteen Christmas tree growers from all over the region, Apple Hill is one of Sacramento’s favorite places to search for Christmas trees due to the wide variety, range of prices and the close proximity of vendors. Enjoy an apple doughnut and some cider on your hunt for a kick of festive energy.
Map & Tree Growers: http://www.applehill.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/CP2014_webmap.pdf
A quaint shop that has been selling novelty christmas decorations and ornaments for over 45 years. Plan to get lost in everything Christmas here.
801 Sutter St
Folsom, CA 95630
Phone number(916) 985-2714
More Info: http://www.dorotheas.com/
Also be sure to check out this list of best Christmas tree growers that was posted a few years back. Happy holidays!
– Janice Daniels, KYMX/Sacramento