Where to buy a Christmas tree in Greater Vancouver

Our list of where to buy a Christmas tree in the Greater Vancouver area.

The hunt for the great Vancouver Christmas tree is on.

Will it be vinyl, farmed or you-cut? 

If environmental sustainability tops your wish list, an evergreen is the greenest choice. Evergreens are renewable, remove carbon from the air while they're growing, and are 100% biodegradable after use.

If that evergreen aroma is what you're after, go for a Grand Fir; for longevity a Noble or Fraser Fir are best; while a Douglas Fir has that perfect pyramidal shape. Let the experts at these Vancouver area farms and lots help you find the best of Christmas trees.

Armstrong Creek Farm

Surrey (4457-190 Street, Surrey, BC)
Open November 29 to December 21, Saturdays and Sundays only, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Armstrong Creek Farm. Photo courtesy of Armstrong Creek Farm.

Enjoy a traditional Christmas outing at family-owned Armstrong Creek Farm.
Start by cutting your own tree, selecting a fresh-cut Christmas tree, a
fresh wreath, or swag for the door. Then, relax and enjoy a steaming cup of
hot cocoa around the bonfire.

Armstrong Creek grows high quality Christmas trees in three fields that are
set in a natural forest with a salmon-spawning creek using environmentally
responsible methods. All trees are hand pruned to look their best and range
from 2 ft to 18 ft.

Bring the whole family to enjoy Armstrong Creek Farm this holiday season.

Dogwood Christmas Tree Farm SOLD OUT

Fort Langley (8659 252 St., Fort Langley)
Opens November 29, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily

Cody Sawatsky, at Dogwood Christmas Tree Farm. Photo courtesy Laila Barker.

Dogwood Christmas Tree Farm has been nestled outside the village of Fort Langley for over 45 years. The Sawatsky family has been growing and cultivating trees at Dogwood since 1989.

Today, Dogwood has become the largest u-cut Christmas tree farm in Western Canada and is still family-run by the Sawatsky family.  Dogwood offers u-cut trees, farm-fresh cut trees, and local handmade wreaths and boughs plus fresh holly.

Dogwood grows Douglas Fir, Grand Fir, Noble Fir, and Fraser Fir and they provide the saws for you to cut them. Although the Sawatskys love dogs only service dogs are permitted on the farm.

Arrive for your tree hunting adventure warmly dressed and don't forget your camera. After choosing your perfect tree you can cozy up to the roaring fire and enjoy a complimentary candy cane while listening to Christmas carols.

On weekends, bring the family to Santa’s Snack Shack for hotdogs, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider. 

This year, Dogwood Farms celebrates 50 years. They and the Sawatsky family look forward to greeting friends old and new and being part of your family’s Christmas treedition.

Opening day is November 29th. Please check Dogwood's Facebook page for up-to date information on operating hours as they sell out every year. 

TREK Tree Lot

Vancouver (2250 Eddington Drive, Vancouver, BC)
Open November 29 to December 21, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm on weekdays, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on weekends

The TREK Christmas tree lot. Photo courtesy of the Vancouver School Board.

The TREK Christmas tree lot at the Prince of Wales Secondary School is one of the largest tree lots in Vancouver with the best selection of Douglas, Noble, Fraser, and Grand Firs, ranging from 3 ft to 12 ft.

Students help to load and prep the Christmas tree lot, and the proceeds from the lot support the TREK Outdoor Education Program, a public school Grade 10 program that teaches sustainability education, outdoor and leadership skills.

Now in its 29th year, the TREK Program and its tree lot offer great selection and service, as well as a delivery service, which is free for seniors.

David Hunter Garden Centers

Vancouver (2560 West Broadway, Vancouver BC) and Surrey (15175 - 72nd Avenue, Surrey BC)

Open seven days a week 9:00 am to 5:30 pm 
Extended hours December 3 to 20, Monday to Saturday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
December 24, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

David Hunter Garden Centers, Broadway location. Photo courtesy of David Hunter Garden Centers.

David Hunter Garden Centers have been serving the greater Vancouver area for over 60 years. Fresh cut Christmas trees are grown locally and delivered weekly, from the last week of November until the week before Christmas, ensuring great choice and freshness.

Available cut trees includes Douglas, Grand, Fraser, and Noble Firs. You can also pick from a large variety of live (potted) trees, including Dwarf Alberta Spruce and Black Hills and Omorika (Serbian) Spruce.

At David Hunter, Christmas decorating doesn’t stop at the perfect tree; both stores also carry poinsettias, wreaths, greens, cedar rope garlands, holly branches, and other holiday items to inspire the Christmas decorator in you. 

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