10 Best Places to Buy Christmas Trees in Chicago Elise Tayloron November 8, 2021 at 10:34 pm

Finding the perfect Christmas tree for your home is an essential part of the holiday season. However, whether you’re the first on your street to set up a tree, a last-minute decorator, or somewhere in between, tracking down a Christmas tree in Chicago isn’t always easy. From front door delivery to u-cut trees, we’ve got you covered with the 10 best places to buy Christmas trees in Chicago.  

2407 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60647


In business for over 90 years, Chicago Christmas Tree Lots operates four lots on the north side of Chicago in Bucktown, West Lakeview, Old Town, and Andersonville. All of their trees are grown in northern Wisconsin, and they carry a wide array of tree types, including Fraser fir, Balsam fir, Canaan fir, Concolor fir, and spruce. Also available at each lot are all kinds of wreaths, garland, and tree stands to purchase.

1531 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622


City Tree Delivery offers a comprehensive delivery option for Chicago. Their standard contactless delivery option means they’ll drop off the tree outside your home, while their standard delivery service provides delivery inside your home. For an additional fee, City Tree Delivery will even set up your tree for you, which includes putting the tree in the stand, watering it, removing the netting, and vacuuming up any fallen needles. Check their delivery map to see if they deliver to your area.

1117 Chicago Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302

Sandhill Christmas Trees has been providing trees to the Oak Park area since 1987. A family-owned and operated Christmas tree farm in central Wisconsin, Sandhill sets up shop each year at 1117 Chicago Avenue. Offering mainly Fraser fir and Balsam fir Christmas trees for purchase, Sandhill also delivers to Chicago and adjacent suburbs for a fee.


1013 W Roscoe St, Chicago, IL 60657


Based in the Lakeview neighborhood, Ivy’s Christmas Trees has been supplying trees to the Chicago area for 30 years. Their Fraser firs are grown in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and are transported to Chicago each year. Ivy’s also offers an online ordering option with pick-up or delivery. Stands, garlands, and wreaths are available at Ivy’s to top off your Christmas tree purchase.

2855 Hart Rd, Aurora, IL 60502

If you’re looking for more of a full-scale Christmas tree experience, head out to the suburbs to cut down one of your own. Located in Batavia, Abbey Farms offers u-cut and pre-cut Christmas trees in Scotch pine, white pine, and spruce varieties.

After you pick out your tree, grab some apple cider donuts and hot chocolate to warm up. If there’s snow on the ground, Abbey Farms provides sleds to explore the property, and who knows, Santa may even make an appearance! Keep in mind that reservations are required to enjoy this experience.

5739 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660

Located on the border of Andersonville and Edgewater, Gethsemane Garden Center is a sprawling one-stop destination for plants, garden decor, and outdoor furniture. Starting mid-November, they stock fresh Christmas trees grown in Michigan and North Carolina, typically cut within 48 hours of shipping. Gethsemane also offers a pre-order service for pick-up and delivery.

4042 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Another place to buy Christmas trees in Chicago and get them delivered is TreeSanta. Their services cover 57 zip codes across the Chicagoland area. You can order your Fraser fir tree online and add on additional packages where TreeSanta sets up the tree for you. One set-up package includes light installation and tree removal on tree recycle day.

1260 E Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

With seven lot locations through the suburbs of Chicago, L&M Tree and Wreath runs one of the most widespread operations on this list. The family-owned farm is located in Medford, Wisconsin, and produces Balsam fir and Fraser fir trees each year. Their trees range in size from tabletop to 16 feet tall, and as their name suggests, they have a wide variety of Christmas wreaths and other decorations available to purchase. 

4309 N Honore St, Chicago, IL 60613

Supplying freshly cut Fraser fir and Balsam fir Christmas trees, Christmas Trees Chicago provides free delivery within a 10-mile radius of their Ravenswood lot. Orders can be placed online or over the phone with sizes ranging from three to ten feet. Also, you can add to your order hand-made wreaths, garland, lights, poinsettias, and even firewood. 

10919 W Wilmington Rd, Peotone, IL 60468

Bengston’s Christmas Trees, located in a rural area south of Chicago, is another great stop for those looking for a more venturesome Christmas tree experience.

Choose from eight varieties to chop down and take home, including Canaan fir, white spruce, Black Hill spruce, Colorado spruce, white pine, Scotch pine, and Douglas fir. Meanwhile, as you wait for your tree to be dragged from the field, warm up beside a wood-burning stove and enjoy hot chocolate and apple cider donuts.

Photo by Daniil Silantev on Unsplash

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