Start your holiday season off right with a visit to a nearby Christmas tree farm. These farms near Austin offer fragrant fresh trees, hot cocoa and even hayrides for happy families. Scroll through and plan your holiday adventure!

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Evergreen Farms
Take a wagon ride out to the field where you can cut your own Texas-grown Christmas tree or pick a precut Noble fir or Fraser fir. Poles for measuring the tree and saws for cutting are all provided as well as the netting and rope for ease in transporting your tree. On the weekends, Evergreen Farms will have a campfire for roasting marshmallows and pine cone painting. Check out their COVID-19 precautions here

242 Monkey Road
Elgin, TX
Online: evergreen-farms.com

The Robinson Family Farm
This farm offers pre-cut Fraser Firs grown in the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina. Fraser Fir are preferred for Christmas trees because they have the perfect shape, rich dark green color, clean pine scent and ability to hold its needles after being cut. Handmade, fresh wreaths are also available for purchase.

3780 White Owl Lane
Temple, TX
Online: therobinsonfamilyfarm.com

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Elgin Christmas Tree Farm
This farm offers u-cut Virginia Pine and Leyland Cypress. A nice hayride will take you out to the cutting fields so you can begin your search. Someone will pick your tree up once you cut it, your tree will be shaken and baled and ready for its ride home. If you prefer Fraser Fir, those are imported from Wisconsin and available pre-cut. Military and first responders get 15% off. 

120 Natures Way
Elgin, TX
Online: elginchristmastreefarm.com

Brungot Farms
These trees arrive just days after being cut from a mountain side field in North Carolina. They travel to Texas in a refrigerated truck, are fresh cut them when they arrive, and stores in a 6,500 gallon water pit within hours of arriving. Beat the rush and pick out your tree in advance online with delivery.

204 E Little Elm Trail
Cedar Park, TX
Online: brungotfarms.com

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Papa Noel Christmas Trees
You can find some of the best North Carolina mountain trees at Papa Noel this year. There have a number of locations in the Austin area where you can pick your own tree. Or, order online and have yours delivered. 

Online: papanoeltrees.com

—Kate Loweth

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