Loudoun Christmas Tree Growers Prepare for Rush

For some, the days following Thanksgiving are to be spent at the mall. For others, it’s time to head to the farm.

Starting Friday, thousands of families will head to Loudoun’s Christmas tree farms in search of the perfect tree. Last year, 5,000 trees were cut and sold at the county’s farms.

The county Department of Economic Development’s annual Guide to Christmas in the Loudoun Valley details the offerings of 11 cut-your-own farms and others selling pre-cut trees and holiday greenery. To get the guide, go to loudounfarms.org/christmastrees.

UNITED STATES - December 12, 2015: Snickers Gap Christmas Tree Farm is a family owned choose-and-cut Christmas tree farm located near Bluemont, Virginia. The farm is situated on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has been operated for 35 years growing beautiful fir and spruce trees, while also providing a view of the Loudoun Valley and points beyond. (Photo by Douglas Graham/Loudoun Now)
UNITED STATES – December 12, 2015: Snickers Gap Christmas Tree Farm is a family owned choose-and-cut Christmas tree farm located near Bluemont, Virginia. The farm is situated on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has been operated for 35 years growing beautiful fir and spruce trees, while also providing a view of the Loudoun Valley and points beyond. (Photo by Douglas Graham/Loudoun Now)

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