Where to Get a Christmas Tree in Rhode Island at Farms and Farmstands

Check out a local farm or farm stand for the full tree-finding experience.

This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.

Rhode Island has more than two dozen Christmas tree farms, many of which allow you to select and even cut your own tree. Unfortunately, some of the farms are already sold out due to local popularity, advance tree-tagging and even because summer draught stunted the growth of this year’s crop at some farms. But there are still plenty of options for finding the perfect tree. Select the ideal Christmas tree to decorate with the family this holiday season at one of these Rhode Island (or close by Massachusetts) tree farms or farm stands. Firs, spruces, pines and more are available for purchase at these locations. Don’t forget to bring rope if you have it, as well as your mask. 

 

The Farmer’s Daughter 

Search through an extensive variety of trees from the Farmer’s Daughter. Take advantage of their complimentary services, including shaking, baling and more. Prices range from $58-$125 (tax included) for all trees between two to twenty feet tall. Festive greenery and other decor are available as well. Warm up with some hot chocolate, hot apple cider and apple cider doughnuts from The Hard Pressed Cider Company on Saturdays and Sundays (Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20), from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. until December 20. 

How to visit: Monday to Thursday, 2 p.m.-dusk, Friday, 10 a.m.-dusk, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-dusk. 

Details: 1650 Broad Rock Rd., Wakefield, 401-792-1340, thefarmersdaughterri.com

 

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Big John Leyden’s Tree Farm. Photo from Facebook.

Big John Leyden’s Tree Farm

At Big John Leyden’s Tree Farm, choose between ten different varieties of trees, such as Balsam Fir, White Pine and Leyland Cypress. Either cut your own tree the day you arrive, or tag one for later. Prices range from $35-$350; use this $5 coupon for your chosen tree.

How to visit: Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Details: 179 Plain Meeting House Rd., West Greenwich, 401-397-4360, bigjohnleydens.net

 

Escobar’s Highland Farm

Choose and cut your own tree at Escobar’s and be prepared to take one home the day you arrive. Trees like Fraser Fir and Blue Spruce range from $40-$60, depending on size. To find the trees, drive down the driveway of the corn maze and go towards the right.

How to visit: Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

Details: 255 Middle Rd., Portsmouth, 401-683-1444, escobarfarm.com

 

Fraser Orchard and Tree Farm

Premium Christmas trees are available for tagging at Fraser Orchard and Tree Farm. Cut your own beloved tree, or have one of their cutters chop down and carry the tree to your car. They can also wrap your tree with string free of charge.

How to visit: Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Details: 135 Carrs Trail, Coventry, fraserfarm.com

 

Pachet Brook Tree Farm

Stroll through Pachet Brook Tree Farm’s ninety acres of land to find the fir, pine or spruce tree of your dreams. Tag or choose and cut a tree up to twenty-five feet tall, and have it wrapped before purchasing a Gunnard Tree Stand. Also look for wreaths and laurel roping to complete the Christmas décor. Stop by the gift shop for crafts, candles and more.

How to visit: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Thursday and Friday, noon-4 p.m.

Details: 4484 Main Rd., Tiverton, 401-624-4872, pachetbrook.com

 

Riverside Christmas Tree Farm

Riverside Christmas Tree Farm is selling pre-cut and cut-your-own trees, along with wreaths and garland ready to be hung to spread more holiday cheer. On December 5 and 6, the Cupcakory dessert food truck will be present, so don’t miss out on the yummy treats.

How to visit: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Details: 80 Burdickville Rd., Charlestown, 401-364-8733, riversidetreefarm.com, facebook.com

 

Seven Cedars Farm

Seven Cedars Farm is selling Christmas trees, cemetery baskets, wreaths of all sizes (pre-made and custom orders) and more this season. The farm is also looking to donate a pre-cut tree for a local family in need this year to make the holiday more special for everyone. Message Seven Cedars Farm by December 5 the name of a local family that needs some help this season; the family will be chosen at random.

How to visit: Pre-cut corral open daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., pick-and-cut open from 10 a.m.-dusk.

Details: 20 John Mowry Rd., Smithfield, 401-263-7330, sevencedarsfarm.us, facebook.com

 

Sweet Berry Farm

Pre-cut and cut-your-own Christmas trees are available at Sweet Berry Farm, where you can also purchase some delicious heat-and-eat holiday desserts and dishes to help with the holiday craziness. Explore the December and Holiday To Go Menu and call to order, or email your order and write “Holiday Order” in the subject line. Order at least three days in advance.

How to visit: Monday to Friday, noon-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Details: 915 Mitchell’s Ln., Middletown, 401-847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com

 

Stop and Chop Tree Farm and Tilted Barn Brewery

Chop down your own tree or choose it and have it cut down for you at Stop and Chop Tree Farm at 1 South County Trail in Exeter. You can also choose a pre-cut tree at nearby Tilted Barn Brewery, Rhode Island’s first farm brewery. Both businesses are owned by related families. Tilted Barn Brewery co-owner Kara Richardson grew up on the Christmas tree farm, which is still owned by her parents, the Littlefield family. The tree farm sells Christmas trees and house decorations like wreaths, boxwoods and wooden ornaments, and it’s located down the road from the Richardsons’ newly built brewery. As part of your trip to Exeter, you can also pick up four-packs of refreshing hand-crafted New England-style IPAs at the brewery. You have to schedule a visit (right now they are fully booked for indoor tables on the weekends) but you can still pre-order cans for pickup.

How to visit: Stop and Chop Tree Farm hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and weekends, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tilted Barn Brewery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Tilted Barn does not allow dogs, but the tree farm does, so you can plan in advance.

Details: Stop and Chop Tree Farm , 1 South County Trail, Exeter; Tilted Farm Brewery, 1 Hemsley Place, Exeter, 401-500-6765, tiltedbarnbrewery.com

 

Petersen Farm

Petersen Farm has a supply of trees averaging from five- to six-foot-tall trees, with a couple of eight- to twelve-foot trees, all $40 each. Prices for the elegant wreaths range from $15-$25.

How to visit: Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Details: 451 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 401-949-0824, facebook.com

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Four Town Farm 

Your home will smell sweet and fresh once you set up your Christmas tree from Four Town Farm. Select a pre-cut Balsam or Fraser Fir tree, ranging from $25-$85, depending on which size you choose (trees are three to nine feet in height). Wreaths are also available for sale. 

How to visit: Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Details: 90 George St., Seekonk, Massachusetts, 508-336-5587, 4townfarm.com, facebook.com   

 

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Christmas trees at Johnson’s Roadside Stand. Photo by Jamie Coelho.

Johnson’s Roadside Stand

Enjoy the wonderful sights of the season before selecting your Christmas tree from Johnson’s Roadside Stand. Wreaths, plants, decorative birdhouses and more are just what you need to step up the Christmas cheer in your home. Prices for trees range from $29.99-$99.99.

How to visit: Daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Details: 445 Market St., Swansea, Massachusetts, 508-379-0349, johnsonsroadsidemarket.com, facebook.com

 

 

Tree Tips:

  • Don’t go too big; a tree looks smaller outside than it will in your living room.
  • If purchasing a tree on a very cold day, don’t bring it into a warm house immediately.
  • If properly watered, most firs will last six to eight weeks indoors.
  • Don’t wait too long to buy; some farms close early so as not to deplete their stock of trees for future years.

 

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