Christmas tree in Great Hall


Thank you for your interest in donating your evergreen tree for the 2024 Christmas at Union Station season! Please take a moment to read the following information and answer each question to submit your tree for consideration.

The tree must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Over 40 feet tall
  • Have a single, straight trunk
  • Have uniform shape with no bare spots
  • Be in a location with little to no obstructions so that it can be safely removed (i.e powerlines and permanent fences)
  • Be in healthy condition
  • The person submitting the Tree Submission Form must own the property from which the tree will be harvested

Other considerations:

  • Submit your nomination by August 31, 2024. Any submission made after September 1, 2024, will be held for review for the 2025 Christmas at Union Station season.
  • If you nominate a tree for consideration, expect to hear back from us by October 1, 2024.
  • Traditionally, the selected tree has been from the Omaha Metro area. Submissions outside of the Omaha metro are welcome and will be considered at the museum’s discretion.
  • In some cases, a tree may not be quite ready to be this year’s tree, but given another growing season or two, could be perfect. In that case, we may place it on a list for future consideration.


If so, fill out the questions below!

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    I’ve submitted my form. What’s next?

    Once you’ve submitted your form, there is no further action you need to take. However, if you have questions, contact us at or 402-444-5071. Please allow a few days for someone to return your call/email. Museum representatives will begin scouting prospective trees in late July and may come onto your property to take additional notes and photos. We highly recommend you keep your tree well-watered throughout the summer so that it is in great condition all year long.