If you haven't gotten around to it yet, it's officially time to deck the halls! And if you're in the market for a new artificial Christmas tree, here's a hot tip: You can score some mega favorites on sale at Amazon and Balsam Hill, with savings up to nearly 55% off. We sifted through both retailers' best deals to ensure you're getting a tree that will make your season merry and bright. We've broken up our findings into four categories: the best from Balsam Hill, plus Amazon's top pre-lit, unlit and flocked tree deals. From there, it's up to you to choose between different heights (from 4.5 to 12 feet), widths (slim or full) and colors (flocked, tinsel or classic green).
While you're at it, make sure to stick a new storage bag (also on sale at Amazon) in your cart. That way you can properly protect your new tree, ornaments and other festive decor during the off-season. Your future self will thank you.
Best deals on pre-lit artificial Christmas trees at Balsam Hill
Balsam Hill is the name in realistic faux Christmas trees, beloved by designers, editors and shoppers with elevated taste. They're pricey though, so it's a treat to find them on sale. Charlie Brown meets chic with this gorgeous little guy, ideal for small spaces or as a second tree with twinkling clear LED fairy lights.
Christmas is time for classics, just like this full blue spruce beauty. The top-rated 4.5-ft. tree (now 50% off!) has that traditional Christmas tree silhouette and comes complete with clear LED lights.
This tree looks beautiful as-is, but it'll look even better when you mix in your own ornaments, tinsel and garland. "The tree looks great and I haven’t even decorated it yet. Don’t hesitate to purchase but remember … fluff for great results," one festive shopper wrote. Save nearly 30% right now.
Trying to squeeze a Christmas tree into a small space? Look no further than this slim offering with multicolor lights. "The fold-down branches are genius and there are no gaps anywhere," wrote a satisfied shopper, who dubbed it the "prettiest artificial tree ever."
Get the best of both worlds with this tree, which lets you switch between white and multicolor lights. It's the only dual light tree on this list so if that's something you want, then you know what to do.
Save big — we're talking nearly $500 off — on this 12-foot beauty. One reviewer, who described the tree as "very majestic," offered some sage advice for future owners: "Take the time to fluff each branch and you will end up with this beautiful tree!"
This tinsel tree is a charming centerpiece for a snowy serene scene. Amazon reviewers say it's easy to assemble. One reports that it only "takes a few minutes to fluff the tree branches and disperse the lighting." We love that there are eight great colors to choose from. You'll score the best price on this snowy white, which is nearly 50% off now. Note: The Barbie-style pink is only $28.
Thousands of Amazon shoppers have raved about this tree, and now you can get it for 45% off in winter wonderland white. "We loved the ease of setting up this tree. It is easy to move the branches around to make the tree look fuller," one reviewer, who called it a "great little tree," wrote.
Queen Camilla invited some little helpers to decorate the Christmas tree at Clarence House. During the event, supported by Helen & Douglas House and Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity, Her Majesty treated the children to some festive surprises, as well as a visit from Father Christmas and his reindeer.
An adorable 2-year-old girl in Gresham, Oregon, stepped out of her comfort zone by attempting to befriend her neighbors’ cat.Video recorded by Kristin Zimmerman shows her daughter, Dawsy, build up the courage to approach the cat and say hi.Getting no response, Dawsy then tries out a more relatable “meow”, which prompts the cat to turn towards her. Caught off gaurd by the attenton, Dawsy then decides she’s actually more of a dog person and runs away.This amused Zimmerman, who shared the video to Instagram with the caption: “When deep down you’re more of a dog person but mama taught you to be nice to your neighbors.” Credit: Kristin Zimmerman via Storyful