If you opt for live rather than artificial, there's plenty of places in Lafayette and the Acadiana to shop for a Christmas tree. Here are 5 great places to get your tree this year, from tree farms to sales that benefit the community.

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    Optimist Club Annual Christmas Tree Sale

    4607 Johnston St. Lafayette LA.

    Lafayette Optimist Club

    The Lafayette Optimist Club continues the annual tradition of the Christmas tree sale and moved locations to benefit the Optimist Club's efforts to provide sponsorships and monies to assist children in the community with sports, scholarships for college and more. Trees will be available from November 24th through December 18th.

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    Jeff Pollard's Christmas Trees

    230 Ridge Rd. Lafayette, LA (parking lot of Fisher Early Childhood Development Center)

    Another great option for trees, Jeff Pollard's Christmas Trees come highly recommended and some customers have reported that Jeff's trees stay healthy longer than other trees they have bought. If you plan on buying early and keeping up in your house for a while, it's a great option.

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    All Seasons

    2974 Johnston St. Lafayette, LA 337-264-1418

    All Seasons Website

    Just of Johnston St is a nursery that will take you away from the traffic and chaos that is holiday time and get you in the Christmas mood. All Seasons has a great selection of trees as well as other holiday items such as poinsettias and decorations. Easy to get to, and hard to leave, because you'll want to keep shopping.

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    Lisa's Christmas Tree Farm

    922 Marteau Rd. Broussard, LA 337-856-5634

    If you live in the Broussard/Youngsville area, be sure to visit Lisa's Christmas Tree Farm. They're open the day after Thanksgiving and they're open until Christmas Eve at dark. This will take you back to a traditional tree farm feel where you can select and cut your own tree, or you can have the professionals do it if you're not comfortable with sharp tools.

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    Vincent's Christmas Tree Farm

    17015 W. LA Hwy 700 Kaplan LA 337-643-6380

    If you can't make it to Lafayette and live in Vermilion parish, visit Vincent's Christmas Tree Farm to select your next holiday decoration. There's nothing like the smell of a fresh Christmas tree, and Vincent's has a nice selection to choose from, depending on the size tree you need.