Kick off your holiday season with a family visit to your local Christmas tree farm. These local spots offer Christmas trees of ever shape and size along with fun activities for the whole family like hot cocoa and hay rides. You’ll find a ton of Christmas tree farms in Orange County and a slew more in LA if you are up for the drive. Find the perfect one today!

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Tanaka Farms
You'll find Christmas trees shipped in fresh from Oregon along with wreaths, garland and all the holiday decor you need to deck out your house. They even offer delivery and flocking if that's your jam.

5380 3/4 University Dr.
Irvine, CA
Online: tanakafarms.com

Richfield Pines – The Christmas Tree Farm
Since 1977, generations of families have made Richfield pines a part of their Christmas tradition. Here you'll find 10 acres of live, fresh, fragrant Monterrey Pines. They are the only Southern California Christmas tree grower with trees in the 15 to 20-foot size range.

5392 Richfield Rd.
Yorba Linda, CA 
Online: richfieldpines.com

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Peltzer Pines
For generations, Peltzer Pines Christmas tree farms have grown gorgeous Monterey Pine and Leyland Cypress trees. They offer acres of space for you to find the perfect Christmas tree this season. All of their trees are uncut so you get the opportunity to choose your very own tree and have it cut right there on the spot. 

3400 Rose Drive
Brea, CA

7851 Blackstar Canyon Road
Silverado, CA
Online: peltzerpines.com

Farmakis Farms
Located in the community of historical San Juan Capistrano, this spot is a family-owned and operated Christmas tree farm and certified farmers’ market. As you walk through the field of trees, you have the option of selecting from home-grown California Monterey Pine or Leyland Cypress trees that are still in the ground or fresh Noble, Nordmann, Douglas, Silvertip, Grand, and Fraser Fir trees from their grower in Oregon.

29932 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Online: farmakisfarms.com

Snowy Pines Christmas Trees
Snowy Pines has been serving Southern California for 45 years now. They have the largest selection of Christmas trees over any other Christmas tree lot. You'll find trees from 1-20 feet. They carry Noble fir, Nordmans fir, Grand Firs, Douglas Firs and silver-tips (Charlie Brown trees)

6701 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Long Beach, CA
Online: snowypineschristmastrees.com

—Kate Loweth

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