Hunt for the perfect Christmas tree at these Tampa Bay area spots

We can already smell the cedar freshness.

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Choose from tons of Florida-grown evergreens at Ergle Christmas Tree Farm.

Photo via @moebolin

Around here, we’re real tree aficionados.

We’re here to help you spruce up your living room for the winter season. Whether you’re a Fraser fir devotee or a Cedar lover, we’ve rounded up a plethora of Tampa Bay area spots to hunt for a real tree.

  • Great Lakes Christmas Tree Farms, 5302 E. Diana St., Tampa | This longtime Tampa tree lot sells Michigan Black Hills spruces, North Carolina Fraser firs, Michigan Blue spruces, Oregon Douglas firs, Oregon Noble firs + all kinds of poinsettias. Plus, you can order your tree of choice for delivery online.
  • An Old Time Christmas, 301 37th Ave. N., St. Petersburg | Fans of a classic Christmas will love this lot’s selection of trees, fresh garlands, wreaths, poinsettias, candles, and soaps. The spot also serves free popcorn — perfect for snacking while surveying options.
  • Gallio Family Christmas Trees, 4518 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa | Bring the kiddos and the whole fam to pick out the perfect tree, play cornhole, and take pictures with snowman friends and Santa.
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Browse trees, wreaths, poinsettias, and more at Gallagher’s.

  • Gallagher’s Pumpkins & Christmas Trees, 7401 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg | Browse tons of farm-fresh Christmas trees, Christmas cacti and ferns, poinsettias, and wreaths. Reserve a time slot to use the photo area for your holiday card photo shoot online.
  • Ergle Christmas Tree Farm, 3331 Treiman Blvd., Dade City | For 35 years, Tampa Bay residents have been chopping down their own trees at this Dade City farm (yes, even in Florida). The farm also offers festive train rides on the weekends and professional photographer photo slots.
  • Tree Brothers Christmas, Multiple locations | Calling all last-minute tree shoppers: These local tree lots are open through Dec. 23, with locations in Odessa, Wesley Chapel, and Oldsmar.
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