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The best services for Christmas tree delivery in NYC

With Christmas tree delivery, NYC’s best shops, apps and services bring holiday cheer straight to your door

Written by
Tolly Wright

Your holiday savior will be a place with Christmas tree delivery. NYC’s top services do the heavy lifting for you when you want a conifer the size of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. So while you sip those amazing winter cocktails, let these folks bring that evergreen into your walk-up—some of these places will even pick out the tree for you if you don’t trust your own judgment. Then it’s just up to you to host a tree-trimming party with those trinkets you got from NYC’s ornament shops.

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Best Christmas tree delivery in NYC

1. Tyler’s Trees

During the past nine years, Tyler’s Trees has been offering New Yorkers a tree delivery service that won’t break your back or your wallet. Its Frasier firs, reaching five feet or taller, are installed in a complimentary heavy-duty plastic tree stand with a tree skirt and start at $109. If convenience is important to you, you can get your wreath, lights, garland and water funnel (for easily watering) here as well, and the company offers a decorating service ($125) and tree removal ($50). Now if only they did that pesky holiday gift shopping for you, you’d have everything. Delivers to Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. (646-543-0861,

2. AA Christmas Trees

Ask nearly anyone who’s had their tree delivered by this Brooklyn-based company and they’ll rave about the friendly, helpful customer service. Go in person to the Sheepshead Bay stand or just give them a call. They’ll gladly work with you to find the right tree to fit your budget and size needs and install it so it stands beautiful, proud and—most important for anyone who has had trouble with trees in the past—straight. Delivers to Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. 2744 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn (347-733-5475,

3. NYC Trees

For hassle-free, beautiful Fraser firs, look no further than this online service, owned and operated by a native New Yorker. The trees range from three to 10 feet tall and are freshly cut before being delivered to your door. If the thought of removing the awkward, heavy tree afterward fills you with dread, this place’s removal service will bring the tree directly to a mulching center in New York City. Yay, recycling! Delivers to Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. (908-318-4220,

4. Soho Trees

Whether you’re looking for an itty bitty Charlie Brown tree for your table or a 22-footer for your luxurious abode, this spot has you covered. Either shop in person at one of the various locations and ask to have it delivered, or call and request a tree of a certain size and have one picked out for you—and don’t worry, the employees are experts. It also offers plenty of wreaths and tree-decorating services for those who want holiday cheer without obsessing over the right ratio of lights to ornaments. Delivers to Manhattan below 125th Street and parts of Brooklyn and Queens. 145 6th Ave (212-920-9094,

5. Urban Garden Center

This family-owned nursery in East Harlem becomes a one-stop shop for all your Christmas tree, wreath, garland and other garden store needs. The experts here make it their mission to know a lot about their stock, and they choose to mainly sell conifers from New York farms, so you can feel good knowing your money is going to the pockets of locals. Delivers to Manhattan and some neighborhoods of Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. 1640 Park Ave (646-872-3991,

6. TaskRabbit

Did you find the most amazingly perfect Christmas tree just waiting for you outside a drugstore on a street corner, but you don’t have the strength or extra set of hands to get that beauty home with you? Never fear, TaskRabbit is here! With one of the best apps for New York City, you’ll be able to find a willing set of hands or someone who actually owns a car in the city to help you with your delivery needs. Hell, if you’re willing to keep paying, you can even find someone who will trim the tree too. (

7. Home Depot

While Home Depot doesn’t quite have the same local feel and charm as upstate New York Christmas tree farms, for folks who need a tree ASAP, it’ll do quite nicely. Check out its selection online and have your choice tree delivered straight to your door. Though you stand the chance that this tree might have more rough patches than one from a family-owned business, it does offer a large variety to choose from. Various locations (

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