There’s nothing like going to a Christmas tree farm to pick out that perfect fir or spruce. Consider a day trip to Olympia to visit a tree farm. Local farmers work hard all year to produce the best-looking trees for your family to gather around. And, of course, they also have some of the best holiday decorations and gift items too, like fresh cut wreaths for your door. Here is the 2022 Guide to Christmas tree farms in Olympia and throughout Thurston County.
Clyde ‘n Dale’s Holiday Trees & Gifts
10712 Tracie Court SW, Olympia
November 12 and 19: Open house and pre-tag days
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 25-27, December 2-4 or until sold out
Clyde ‘n Dale’s Holiday Trees & Gifts gives you the whole tree farm experience, complete with a ride through the trees in a trolley! Pre-tag a tree on November 12 and 19 if you want first pick! Choose from noble, Fraser, grand and Douglas firs. They also have a gift shoppe full of holiday décor and gifts that remains opens on the above dates and times even if they run out of trees.
Prepare to spend some time on this 10-acre, family-owned farm, as they have Flaming Pig BBQ and Lava Bowlz coming on November 25-27 and December 4. They will also have music on December 3 and Santa on November 27 and December 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit the Clyde ‘n Dale’s Holiday Trees & Gifts website.
Black Lake Trees
62nd Avenue SW & Delphi Rd SW, Olympia
November 25 – December 24
Monday and Thursday: 2 p.m. – dark
Friday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – dark
Black Lake Trees is a Christmas tree farm in Olympia that opens Black Friday of every year. Choose between u-cut and fresh-cut Christmas trees. They have a selection of Douglas, grand, Norway, and noble fir trees. They also have wreaths made with fresh-cut greenery. For more information, visit the Black Lake Trees website.
Cetak Family Christmas Tree Farm
6448 41st Avenue NW, Olympia
November 25-27: 9 a.m. to dusk
The Cetak Family Christmas Tree Farm is open the weekend of Thanksgiving, starting Black Friday, only! This Christmas tree farm in Olympia offers u-cut or they-cut and will help load your tree as well. They also have fresh wreaths available. For more information, visit the Cetak Family Farm Facebook page or text 360.791.7288.
Hunter Family Farm
7401 Yelm Highway SE, Olympia
November 25 – December 23
Weekdays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Weekends: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Hunter Family Farm is a Christmas tree farm in Olympia that will open November 25 in 2022. They have noble, grand, Douglas, Nordmann, Norway and Fraser firs. Hunter Farm offers both u-cut and fresh-cut Christmas trees.
Once you choose your Christmas tree, check out their holiday shop, full of fun décor and gift ideas. For a donation, a Boy Scout troop will be on hand to shake and bale your tree for its ride home. Santa will be visiting November 25-27, December 3-4 and December 10-11 from 11 a.m. to 2p.m. For more information, visit the Hunter Family Farm website.
Schilter Family Farm
141 Nisqually Cutoff RD SE, Olympia
November 25-December 12
9 a.m. to dusk
Visit the Schilter Family Farm Christmas trees in Olympia from November 25 until December 12, or sold out. They have noble, Fraser, Nordmann, grand and Douglas firs at their u-cut tree farm. They have netting, shaking and flocking available and do have fresh cut trees as well.
Be sure to check out their lighted nativity scene and their gift shop that offers hot chocolate and hot apple cider. No admission fees. For more information, visit the Schilter Family Farm website.
Mendez Tree Farm
10510 179th Avenue SW, Rochester
November 25-27, December 3-4 and December 10-11
The Mendez Tree Farm in Rochester will have $15 Douglas Firs this year, for three weekends or until sold out. Call 360.789.4686 with questions.
Beaver Creek Christmas Tree Farm
1647 Beaver Creek Drive SW, Olympia
November 25, until sold out
Saturday – Sunday: 9 a.m. to dusk
Weekdays by appointment
Beaver Creek Christmas Tree Farm will open the day after Thanksgiving, November 25. They have noble, Nordmann and grand fir trees. All trees up to 8-feet-tall are just $40. They will also have fresh-made wreaths. Follow Beaver Creek Christmas Tree Farm on Facebook for more information.
National Forest Trees
Pick out your Christmas tree in a National Forest! All you need is a $5 permit. Limit of five permits per household. Fourth graders can receive a free permit. You can choose a tree from certain areas in Forks, Hoodsport, Quilcene, Quinault and the Quinault Special Management area. Trees cannot be over 15 feet tall, and there are some other rules too, so be sure to read though the Recreation.gov site before you go. For more information, visit the National Forest website.