Favorite East Bay Christmas Tree Lots & Farms - 510 Families

Favorite East Bay Christmas Tree Lots & Farms

Thank you to Wonderland Trees for sponsoring our guide to East Bay Christmas tree lots and farms.

Looking for fun family-friendly Christmas tree lots in the East Bay? Look no further, there are lots and lots (heh, see what I did there?). Here are a few noteworthy Christmas tree spots, lots, and farms.

Christmas tree lot
Find a beautiful fresh cut Christmas tree to fill your home with that unmistakable smell of the holidays.

Find Your Christmas Tree at Wonderland Trees' Four Locations

Speer Family Farms Wonderland Trees opens for the season on November 23, 2019. With four locations, your kid is bound to have loads of extra fun while you choose the perfect Christmas tree. They specialize in Nobles and Silver Tips but also carry rare varieties. The Alameda Point location has a four story tall mega ship slide (with tree purchase). Emeryville has a carousel bounce house. You will find all types and sizes of trees as well as flocking services. Delivery available.

Opens November 23 for the 2019 season. Locations are open from 10am to 9pm daily.
Emeryville Wonderland Trees: Bay Street Shopping Center 5600 Shellmound St., Emeryville
Alameda Wonderland Trees: 2453 Hancock Street, Alameda
Tracy West Valley Mall: West Valley Mall at 3200 Naglee Rd., Tracy
Tracy Mall: 601 N. Central Ave., Tracy

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Christmas Tree Lots in Berkeley and North

Berkeley Christmas tree spots

East Bay Nursery offers your pick of evergreens: living and cut trees, garlands, wreaths, and that natural piney smell along with a festive Christmas Shoppe filled with all the trimmings. See website.

PRE-ORDER from Cal Forestry Club, they sell sustainably harvested trees from the Sierras as a fundraiser. You can pre-order using the link and pick up on campus for a reasonable price and support the Forestry Club. Fill in your order form by December 5.

Not a Christmas tree lot per se, Berkeley Bowl often sells trees. Pick up a tree with your groceries and be done.

Albany & El Cerrito Christmas tree favorites

Flowerland Nursery & Store in Albany has a more relaxing vibe. They sell Christmas trees, wreaths, cuttings and ornaments while Highwire Coffee serves up at the vintage airstream trailer on the grounds.

Delancey Street Trees El Cerrito supports the community in a positive way. Find mistletoe, indoor tree lights, decorated wreaths, living potted pines, tree removal bags and water bowls. No frills. 10496 San Pablo Blvd.

Rafael's Christmas Trees is a convenient little lot on Solano Avenue in Albany. Open the day after Thanksgiving from 11am to 8pm. Pop on over to Five Little Monkeys just across the street and get Christmas done.

Richmond Christmas tree spots

Richmond ABC Tree Farms is part of a large chain of Christmas tree lots with four locations in the East Bay (Fremont, Hercules, Concord, Antioch). Delivery and flocking available. Opening November 24, 2019 until December 24 or until sold out.

Martinez Christmas tree farm

Alhambra Tree Farm in Martinez is off the beaten path, but not too far away, and is a small family-owned operation that sounds very sweet. Opens November 29 with both pre-cut and u-cut trees.

Christmas Tree Lots in Oakland and South

Oakland Christmas Tree Spots

Delancey Street Tree in Temescal & Trestle Glen 5601 Telegraph Ave. & 3600 Park Blvd

Emeryville: Visit Bay Street to pick up a Wonderland Trees Christmas Tree and day of fun along with your holiday shopping. See Wonderland Trees website.

Castro Valley Christmas Tree Farm is open Friday November 29. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, offering many kinds of trees that you can choose and cut yourself. Enjoy an old-fashioned walk in the woods in the East Bay hills. Cash or check only.

ABC Tree Farms in Fremont at 4020 Fremont Hub.

Christmas Tree Lots in Alameda

Alameda Wonderland Trees

Visit Alameda Point and Wonderland Trees Christmas Tree for a super fun outing along with your Christmas tree. Includes bouncy slides and more. See Wonderland Trees website.

Christmas Tree Lots Further East

Walnut Creek: Clayton Valley Farm offers fresh-cut Christmas trees and lots of holiday fun beginning Friday, November 29 -December 17, 2019. Open until 8:30pm. Cookie decorating and kids activities in The Greenhouse; train operates weekends 9am to dusk weather permitting.

ABC Tree Farms has two additional locations at 1550 Solano Way, Concord and 4650 Delta Fair Blvd, Antioch

Best Bay Area Christmas Tree Farms (Worth the Drive)

If you're hoping to cut your own Christmas tree or get lost on a farm or field, there are some special Bay Area Christmas Tree Farms that offer a big day out.

Reindeer Ridge Tree farm
Sally's family loved their day trip to Reindeer Ridge and choosing a tree | Photo: Sally Mason

Sebastopol's Reindeer Ridge includes train rides and tools for cutting your own tree. Pre-cut trees also available if you can't handle the saw. Open from Thanksgiving to Christmas every day but Tuesdays and Wednesdays. [Read about Sally's family's trip to Reindeer Ridge for Christmas trees!]

Santa Cruz' Patchen Tree farm promises a mountain adventure complete with free wifi, cider, Santa Claus and rugged good times. Open November 23 through December 24. See hours and prices in this handy grid printable.

Pescadero's Rancho Siempre Verde Christmas Tree Farm sounds like a joyful day. Choose your Christmas tree, picnic overlooking the Pacific Ocean, make wreaths, enjoy the giant swing, roast marshmallows by the fire, ride a tractor, and enjoy the woods.

What's your MO when choosing a tree with your family? Fun and games? Price? Tradition? Something to do with an ax? Did we miss your favorite? Share in the comments. Find more to do in our East Bay Holiday Guide.

Thank you to Wonderland Trees for sponsoring our guide to East Bay Christmas tree lots and farms.

[Photos used with permission; deposit photos and Sally Mason]

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