The holiday season is here and for many folks that means that it’s time to decorate. Whether you’re looking for a festive wreath or a full Christmas tree to decorate, here are some great places to find the perfect fit.
1. The Guardsmen Holiday Tree Lot
The Guardsmen is an entirely volunteer-run non-profit organization that dates back to 1947, with the purpose of raising funds for at-risk Bay Area youth. In addition to selling trees, garlands, wreaths, and ornaments they also host craft beer and comedy nights, a crab and pasta dinner, and a giant holiday party with live music. The Guardsmen makes tree buying a whole lot of fun.
Location: Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd (Fort Mason)
2-3. Clancy’s Christmas Trees
Clancy’s has been selling Christmas Trees since 1949 and has operated as a family business for three generations. They work exclusively with small family farms as well as harvesting from their own farm in Oregon. Clancy’s has locations in both the Inner and Outer Sunset and also offers delivery options.
- 1620 7th Avenue (Inner Sunset)
- 2101 Sloat Blvd (Outer Sunset)
4-6. Delancy Street Foundation Tree Lot
If you’re going to get a tree this season, it’s nice to support a great cause in the process. Delancey Street is the country’s leading residential self-help organization for former substance abusers, ex-convicts, the homeless, and others who have hit bottom. Starting in 1971, Delancy Street has used Christmas tree sales as a fundraiser and an important training ground for folks who are trying to get back on their feet and learn important social and interpersonal skills. Among their tree lots in SF, they also sell trees at the Great Dickens Christmas Fair, with no ticket required to shop for a tree.
- 2020 Market Street (Duboce Triangle)
- Pier 32, 599 (The Embarcadero)
- Great Dickens Christmas Fair, 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City (Cow Palace)
7-10. Cole Hardware
For 50 years, Cole Hardware has been selling Christmas trees, garlands, and wreaths to their neighbors and customers across SF. Freshly cut trees are available at all Cole Hardware locations in SF.
- 956 Cole Street (Cole Valley)
- 2254 Polk Street (Russian Hill)
- 345 9th Street (SOMA)
- 627 Vallejo Street (North Beach)
11. Christmas Tree Jamboree
Ranked the “Best Christmas Tree Farm 2022” by Trees.com, Christmas Tree Jamboree operates tree lots across the Peninsula, South Bay, and East Bay with one location in SF. They offer a large selection of trees, garlands, mistletoe, and more.
Location: 531 Bayshore Blvd at Penske Truck Rental (Bayview)
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