Free Trees in Greenville, SC

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Did you know you can get free trees to plant in Greenville? Is your yard lacking trees? Or is your energy bill a little higher than you’d like? Did you know that by planting trees, you can help reduce energy costs while improving air and water quality AND reducing air pollution? You can reduce energy consumption by up to 20% per year just by planting the right tree in the right place. And sometimes, purchasing trees may be a little out of your budget. Learn how you can get your hands on a free tree for your yard!

BMW Charity Pro-Am: Free Trees

Seeking to make their event a carbon-neutral event, the BWM Charity Pro-Am is giving away trees in partnership with TreesUpstate. Households can recieve up to 2 free trees. You’ll want to register for the free trees now, to be sure you will get yours at the event. The tree pick up location is Furman University, at the band practice field. There will also be a limited number of unreserved trees at the event if you forget to register and still would like to try and get a free tree.

Register now to get your free trees.

Free Trees from BMW Charity Pro-Am and TreesUpstate
Friday, September 23, 2022, 4 pm-6 pm
Saturday, September 24th, 2022 9 am-11 am

Furman University, band practice field


TreesUpstate Energy Saving Trees program, presented by Duke Energy, is gave away a whopping 3,000 free trees from January-May 2022. Check back in the spring for 2023 dates.

The goal of the program is to “emphasize conserving energy and reducing energy bills by strategically planting trees around your home”. You can reserve a tree online, or you can pick one up at one of the events (first-come, first-served). Some of the species that are available (while supplies last) include redbud, red maple, pawpaw, persimmon, Eastern red collar, tulip poplar, blackgum, swamp white oak, overcup oak, swamp chestnut oak, and baldcypress.

For more information and to make an online reservation, head to Free Trees by TreeUpstate.

Spring 2022 Tree giveaway pick-up schedule for trees

Check back in spring 2023 for new events.

Greer Tree Giveaway – Hosted by Greenville County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Friday, February 25th, 3 pm – 6 pm
East Riverside Park
1155 S Suber Road, Greer

Spartanburg Tree Giveaway – Hosted by Hatcher Garden

Friday, March 25th, 12 pm – 3 pm 
Hatcher Garden
832 John B White Sr Boulevard, Spartanburg

Seneca Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the City of Seneca

Friday, April 8th, 3 pm – 6 pm
Shaver Recreation Complex
698 W South 4th Street, Seneca

Berea Tree Giveaway – Hosted by Greenville County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Saturday, April 9th, 9 am – 11 am
Westside Park
2700 W Blue Ridge Drive, Greenville

Duncan Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the Spartanburg County Parks Department

Saturday, April 16th, 9 am – 11 am
Tyger River Park
179 Dillard Road, Duncan

Simpsonville Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the City of Simpsonville

Friday, April 22nd, 3 pm – 6 pm
Simpsonville Senior and Activity Center
310 West Curtis Street, Simpsonville

Anderson Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the Anderson County Farmer’s Market

Saturday, April 23rd, 9 am – 11 am
Anderson County Farmers Market
402 N Murray Avenue, Anderson

Tell us—do you plan on picking up a free tree for yourself?

Shannon Pruitt
About the Author
Shannon moved to the Upstate after college, and other than a brief few years in Florida, has stayed. A former teacher, she is now the mom of one beautiful girl and works from home as a writer, web designer, and social media strategist. She believes tacos don't have to be reserved for Tuesdays, shamelessly listens to crime podcasts, and fuels herself on a daily cup of coffee (or two). You can find her on Instagram @shannonroyalpruitt

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