The countdown to Christmas is on! But first, its time to decorate the tree (if you haven’t already, that is).
If a real, fresh-cut tree is essential to your Christmas traditions, look no further than this list of Toronto tree lots that will make all your Christmas dreams come true.
Find the perfect tree at the Evergreen Garden Market where six different species of locally-grown trees include Fraser Fir and Balsams, traditional White and Scotch Pines, and Norway and Serbian spruces ranging in height from 2.5 feet up to 14 feet.
When: Open weekends in December
Where: 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
The Old Cabbagetown Tree Lot
One of the most popular lots in Toronto, the Old Cabbagetown Tree Lot is on the corner of Spruce and Parliament in the east end.
When: Open daily, this lot is usually open until Christmas Eve.
Where: Spruce and Parliament Street, next to No Frills
Still kicking it on the east side, check out this legendary lot in the Beaches. Although this Christmas Tree Lot used to be at Kew Beach, it has now moved to Woodbine Beach.
When: Now until December 24
Where: Woodbine Beach, South of Lakeshore Boulevard, Toronto
In Leslieville, the East End Garden Centre is where all those Kris Kringle trees are found. Pick the perfect tree, from the different sizes, and get ready to stack those presents below it.
When: Extended hours in December
Where: 1395 Queen Street East, Toronto
From Christmas trees to firewood, Beech Nursery has all your needs to fulfill your holidays. And that includes Santa, who drops in from time to time. Catch him on December 17 for photos and festivities — and grab that tree.
When: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm; weekends, 9 am to 5 pm
Where: 4 Carlaw Avenue
Traditional wreaths and Christmas trees are available at Fiesta Farms. The good folks there are also willing to deliver and install your tree. Can’t get any easier than this.
When: Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 9 pm; Sunday, 9 am to 7 pm
Where: 200 Christie Street, Toronto
A staple at this historic market, Jeff The Tree Guy returns with his Christmas trees and greens, boughs, bows, wreaths, garlands, holly, and mistletoe.
When: Until December 24
Where: Market Street Patio and Farmers Market, 92 – 95 Front Street, Toronto
With three Toronto locations and the option to buy online, this garden centre offers everything you’ll need (from trees and wreaths to birch reindeer and ornaments) to deck the halls.
When: 9 am to 6 pm
Where: 368 Davenport Road, Toronto; 1466 Bayview Avenue, Toronto; 903 Pape Avenue, Toronto
Fresh cut and potted trees ranging from tabletop size to 12 feet tall are all on offer at Sheridan Nurseries locations across the GTA. In addition to trees, find every imaginable type of fresh holiday decor you could dream of.
When: Hours vary by location
Where: 2827 Yonge Street, Toronto; 2069 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Mississauga; 4077 Highway 7, Unionville; 1774 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough
Christmas trees will be available for purchase for $50 with proceeds going to West Neighborhood House. Trees will be available for purchase on weekdays from 4 pm to 8 pm and weekends from 10 am to 6 pm.
When: Now until December 16
Where: 533 King Street West
If you find yourself in Etobicoke, PlantWorld has a wide variety of plants and holiday decorations for sale as well as seven types of Christmas trees.
When: Weekdays, 9 am to 8 pm; weekends, 9 am to 6 pm
Where: 4000 Eglinton Avenue West
- Generous Toronto man giving away FREE Christmas trees from his front lawn
- You can get a Christmas tree delivered in Toronto this year
- This Ontario town is home to a massive outdoor lights festival (PHOTOS)