Christmas Tree Farms Near Grass Valley, CA

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Grass Valley, California is a beautiful location to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. I would say this is one of the most beautiful locations in Northern California! I might be prejudiced though! Having been born and raised here, I think it’s amazing! And our new downtown Grass Valley Holiday promenade makes it worth a visit!

Family sits for family holiday portraits

One of the most cherished holiday traditions is picking out a Christmas tree to decorate with loved ones. Luckily, there are many Christmas tree farms both in Grass Valley and near Grass Valley. Here are several Christmas Tree Farms Near Grass Valley, CA to consider

  1. My favorite! McBourney’s Christmas Tree Farm. This farm is 5 minutes from town in Cedar Ridge. Owners Bob and Katie McBourney have been selling trees here since 1956! Weekends here after Thanksgiving are a fun holiday cheer-filled place to be! With cozy fires to warm up around and local handmade items to buy, this has to be one of the best!
  2. If you are up for a little drive Snowy Peaks Farm in Forest Hill, CA might be one of the most fun for an all-day outing. They have hay rides and are home to award-winning silver tip and white fur Christmas trees.
  3. Little Bear Tree Farm is located just over the hill in Alta, CA is a quaint family-owned 60-acre tree farm. This sustainable Christmas tree farm is proud of the work they do to maintain the forest and help produce oxygen for our amazing Northern California mountains. Plus they have an ornament and home decor shop as well!
  4. Landsburg Tree Farm, 17400 Highway 49 (near Alta Sierra), Grass Valley, 273-1468; open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Ron and Sally Landsburg have been selling trees locally for more than 30 years and now grow Douglas fir and white fir on their tree farm near Alta Sierra.
  5. Willow Valley Christmas Tree Farm, 10642 Willow Valley Rd., Nevada City, 478-5859. Open 9 a.m. to dark Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The family-owned and operated tree farm has been in operation since 1987. Hot apple cider and candy canes will be available.
  6. Sue and Willie Brusin’s Cement Hill Road Christmas Tree Ranch, 13015 Cement Hill Rd., Nevada City, 265-4018; open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays (closed Dec. 16).
  7. Trees: Choose-and-cut Scotch pine, sequoia, Douglas fir; pre-cut red fir (silvertip) and white fir.
  8. Ott’s Tree Farm specializes in U-cut Christmas trees and fruit & vegetable canning. The farm is nestled 4.2 miles outside of Grass Valley. We are open from November 25th through December 18th, 9 am to 5:00 Closed Mondays. weather permitting. Reserves and pre-open visiting is available. The property is considered one of the most scenic areas of any local business and has a basic, no-frills sales approach with an old rustic charm. Pets are welcomed and self touring is encouraged. The price range is $39.00 $119.00, and oversized trees are available. Contact information 17075145770, email, or Facebook under page or Ronald W. Ott. Visiting here is an excellent one-day excursion to take in the local color, shopping, sightseeing, hiking, and holiday cheer

Pre-cut Tree lots near Grass Valley, CA

Of course, there are several precut locations in town that provide some amazing options as well. Often times these places will sell local crafts and offer cider and hot cocoa and some have even been known to have a petting zoo! Here are a few of my favorites!

  • Jingle Town Christmas Trees I have to admit! I bought my tree here last year! It is located right next to the Grocery Outlet parking lot. This is a cute family-run business with an awesome selection of trees, crafts, hot cider, and cocoa. They even gave us free pin branches to make our own holiday decorations with! Lowest Prices in town for
  • Save-Mart has had a tree lot every year for the last 10 years and always at very reasonable prices.

Remember to measure your space before you go pick out a tree too! And not just height but also how much room do you have around the tree stand? I have absolutely brought home trees and realized they took up way too much space in my cozy little living room!

No matter which farm you choose, picking out a Christmas tree is a special experience that brings joy and memories to last a lifetime. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and enjoy decorating your tree together!

Every Holiday Season I make an effort to either do Santa or Christmas tree farm minis. This year I am taking photos at the wonderful Mcbourney Christmas Tree Farm. Bob has graciously allowed us to do family photo sessions there. If you are interested in Christmas tree farm minis or my Santa Sessions please fill out a contact form on my website I look forward to working with you!