Places to Buy Your Christmas Tree In Decatur, IL

Places to Buy Your Christmas Tree In Decatur, IL

Looking for a live Christmas tree in Decatur, IL? We connected with all the major retailers here in Macon County to bring you information on real Christmas trees for sale.

Originally published in November 2020. Updated in November 2021. Updated in November 2022.

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4 E’s Trees

Location: 5651 Traughber Rd Decatur, IL 62521

Phone: 217-864-4704

The 2022 season at 4 E’s Trees is here! 4 E’s Trees is a family-owned business near Mt. Zion, IL. All of their trees come from their family tree farm, and 2022 marks their 57th year in business.

You can stop by and pick up your Christmas tree until December 12, 2022. 4 E's is closed on Thanksgiving.

4 E’s Trees is named after Frank and Marge Evans four sons: Don, Ron, Larry, and Steve. Ron Evans now runs the farm.

At 4 E’s Trees, you can buy more than just a Christmas tree – they offer handmade Evans family wreaths, ornaments, and holiday decorations.

They’re open every day:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10am-3pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 9am-4pm
  • Sunday: Noon-4pm

A few notes for the 2022 season:

  • Balsam trees are available
  • Due to dry weather conditions, short needle spruce buyers will not be able to return their tree, and their receipt will be marked as such
  • White pine and scotch pine are in limited quantity due to drought in recent years
  • There will be no tagging in the 2022 season
  • Outdoor port-a-potties are available for sanitary reasons
“My family began getting our Christmas trees from 4E's in about 1965. We always looked forward to the Saturday after Thanksgiving because that's when we tagged our tree. I remember tromping through your fields through snow and rain to find just the right tree and we always did.” –I. E., customer

Lowe’s Home Improvement

Location: 990 Hickory Point Plaza Forsyth, IL 62535

Phone: 217-876-9750

Lowe’s will be selling Christmas trees this year. The trees are available now! A customer service representative at the store says the live trees are sourced from North Carolina.

Live, cut trees will be available outside in the garden center, and boxed-up trees are available now in the store.


Location: 533 Market Dr Forsyth, IL 62535

Phone: 217-877-8191

Menards will be selling live Christmas trees this year. They’re already available, and a store representative said there are plenty to choose from!

The live trees come from Wisconsin and are available in the garden center.


Location: 4224 N Prospect Dr Decatur, IL 62526

Phone: 217-875-0016

Walmart did not answer our phone calls; however, we can confirm you can order real Christmas trees online.

All of these live Christmas trees are sold and shipped by National Plant Network. National Plant Network does not say where they source their Christmas trees.


Location: 255 W 1st Dr W Decatur, IL 62521

Phone: 217-429-4998

While Kroger had some mini Christmas trees last year as well as the Boy Scouts selling trees in the parking lot area, that will not be continuing in 2022.

Kroger has no plans to stock Christmas trees this year, and the Boy Scouts will not be there.

Glenview Christmas Tree Farm

While not in Decatur, Glenview Christmas Tree Farm was in Macon County (Argenta, IL), so we thought we should provide in update.

Many have enjoyed visiting this tree farm in year’s past, but in 2018, they announced they have permanently closed after 32 years of business. Unfortunately, they will not be selling any more Christmas trees.


While it can be convenient to pick up your live Christmas tree at Lowe’s or Menards, please consider supporting local business here in Decatur by shopping at 4 E’s Trees!

Our own local business, Sams/Hockaday & Associates, sincerely appreciates your support and trust.

Merry Christmas and have a great holiday season!

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