Consult our annual guide to find farms in New York state, New Jersey, and Connecticut that offer cut-your-own Christmas trees in December.
Distract your children-turned-detectives from Operation: Find Where Mom Hid the Presents This Year by declaring an outdoor adventure-Mission: Find the Perfect Christmas Tree. First, consult our guide below for farms near you that offer the opportunity to cut down your own evergreen beauty. Next, bundle up and enjoy the great outdoors for a morning, afternoon, or the whole day, and make sure to take advantage of any perks, like free hot chocolate or other goodies. Finally, haul your new piney friend home for a decoration celebration.
All dates are projected and availability is subject to change. We recommend calling ahead before visiting any of these locations.
Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights
Open daily from November 27 through December 12, 10am-4pm. Each family member gets a free cup of hot cider while you choose and cut your own Christmas tree. Farm market, bakery, and gift shop with roping, tree stands, and decorations.
Hardwick Tree Farm
213 Wood Street, Mahopac
Open weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas, 9am-dusk. Saws and bailing provided. Free hot cider and cookies.
Abel's Tree Farms
435 N. Clove Road, Verbank
Open Friday after Thanksgiving; weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas, 9am-dark. Complimentary bailing and handling assistance provided. Free hot chocolate and free wagon rides to fields. Selection of small and large trees, some over 10 feet. Also available: wreaths, tree stands, tree preservatives, and automatic tree watering devices. Variety of hot food available.
Battenfeld Christmas Tree Farm
856 Route 199, Red Hook
Open November 27 through December 19, 8am-4pm daily. Horse-drawn wagon rides. Handmade decorated wreaths available.
26 Bilmar Boulevard, Pleasant Valley
845-635-3206 or 845-629-6650
Open daily November 26 through Christmas Eve; weekends 9am-4:30pm, weekdays 10am-4:30pm. Hay wagon and fire truck rides to and from the fields on weekends. Refreshments available for purchase on weekends. Tools and bailing provided.
Fabulous Firs (a division of Bilmar Nurseries)
664-702 Van Wagner Road, Poughkeepsie
Open November 26 through December, Friday-Sunday 9am-4:30pm. Hay wagon rides to and from the fields. Tools and bailing provided.
Sonny Sky Tree Farm (a division of Bilmar Nurseries)
Rombout Road, LaGrange
Open weekends November 27 through mid-December, 9am-4:30pm. Tools and bailing provided.
407 N. Tower Hill Road, Millbrook
Open November 26 through December 19, Friday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm. Handsaws and free bailing available. Pre-cut trees and fresh, handmade holiday wreaths also available.
1697 Salt Point Turnpike (Route 115), Salt Point
Open November 26 through December 21; weekends 9:30am-4:30pm, weekdays 12-4:30pm. Pre-cut trees also available. Rides to and from the fields provided. Families receive a complimentary cup of hot chocolate with tree purchase (weekends only).
Primrose Hill Farm
203 Fiddler's Bridge Road, Staatsburg
Open December 3-5 and 10-12; 9am-4pm. Tools and assistance provided. Christmas shop with wreaths, gifts, ornaments, crafts, baked goods, and hot chocolate.
Saltsman Christmas Tree Farm
214 Route 308, Rhinebeck
Open November 26 through the season (until trees are sold out), 10am-dusk. Pre-cut trees are also available, as well as wreaths, kissing balls, and other holiday decorations.
Solvang Tree Farm
80 Bedell Road, Poughkeepsie
Open November 26 through December 19, Friday-Sunday 9am-4:30pm. Rope and bailing provided. Pre-cut trees also available. Small petting zoo, refreshment stand, and gift shop.
191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck
Opens November 26, 9:30am-dusk. Open weekends, November 28 through December 24, 9:30am-dusk. Saws and binding provided. Selection includes 10-14 feet trees. Hot cider and cocoa available.
280 Angola Road, Cornwall
Open December 4-5, 10am-4pm. Cut your own Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, and Blue Spruce. Saws provided. Free candy canes, cider, and donuts. Special tree stands available.
Graney Tree Farm
24 Lang Drive, Pine Bush
Open weekends, November 27 through Christmas Eve, 10am-dusk. Rope provided. Decorated and undecorated wreaths available.
Manza Family Farm
730 Route 211, Montgomery
Open daily November 26 through Christmas Eve, 8am-5pm. Pre-cut trees, wreaths, and roping also available. Gift shop on premises.
Pine View Farm
575 Jackson Avenue, New Windsor
Open December 11-12, 9am-4pm. Tools and assistance provided. Homemade wreaths and Christmas decorations available.
Stone Oak Farm
207 Stony Bar Road, Slate Hill
Open weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas, 10am-4pm (other times by appointment). Barn with fireplace and free hot chocolate and candy canes for children.
Sumner's Wintergreen Tree Farm
123 Brola Road, Middletown
Open December 4-5, 9am-4pm. Limited availability. Call for varieties.
Bell's Tree Farm
647 Mettacahonts Road, Accord
Open November 26 through Christmas Eve (open until noon); weekdays 9:30am-dusk, weekends 8am-dusk. Pre-cut trees also available. BBQ available on site. Tools and assistance provided. Gift shop on premises.
Hardenburgh Christmas Tree Farm
206 Hardenburgh Road, Ulster Park
Open weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas; 9am-dusk. Tractor rides to the tree fields. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees and handmade wreaths also available. Holiday and gift shop on premises.
Mountain Fresh Farms
Baileys Gap Road, Highland
845-795-2260 (weekdays); 845-795-2728 (weekends)
Open November 26-28, December 4-5 and 11-12; 10am-4pm. Tools and assistance provided. Refreshments available. Hayrides and firepit with make-your-own s'mores. Santa appearances throughout the day.
Carter Christmas Tree Farm
123 North Country Road, Miller Place
Open November 20 through December 19, weekends only; 9am-5pm.Tools provided.
Dart's Christmas Tree Farm
2355 Main Bayview Road, Southold
Open daily, November 26 through December 24; 9am-5pm. Offers hayrides, hot chocolate, snacks, handmade wreaths, tree-cutting supplies, and friendly elves to cut and carry your tree for you.
Matt's Christmas Tree Farm
309 Weeks Avenue, Manorville
Open daily November 26 through December 24; 8am-4:30pm. Tools and assistance provided.
Mike's Christmas Tree Farm
323 Weeks Avenue, Manorville
Opening November 26 through December 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Fresh wreaths also available. Tree wrapping and saws provided.
Muller's Christmas Tree Farm
338 Woodland Avenue, Manorville
Open December 4-5 and 11-12; 9am-dark. Christmas shop with wood stove, Santa's chair, and other photo opportunities.
Santa's Christmas Tree Farm
30105 Main Road, Cutchogue
Open November 26 through Christmas Eve; 9am-5pm. Tools and assistance provided. Santa appearances on weekends. Christmas shop on premises.
Shamrock Christmas Tree Farm
20685 Main Road, Mattituck
631-298-4619 or 631-298-4118
Open November 26 through December 25, 9am-5pm. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees, handmade wreaths, and crafts also available. Santa appearances on weekends, 12-5pm. Shamrock Express train rides. Complimentary cup of hot chocolate and bag of popcorn on weekends, with purchase.
Nassau County, Long Island
Grandpa Tony's Tree Farm
305 Weeks Avenue, Manorville
Open November 26 through December 24, 8am-5pm daily; call to verify.
Barclay's Christmas Tree Farm
35 Orchardside Drive, Cranbury
Open weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas; 9am-5pm. Tools and assistance provided. Fresh plain or decorated wreaths and tree stands for sale.
352 Quakertown Road, Pittstown
Open weekends November 27 through December 19, 9am-dark. Tools and assistance provided. Wreaths, crafts, and refreshments available.
Edward's Trees, Wreaths and Crafts
338 Jacobstown-Cookstown Road, Wrightstown
609-758-7729 or 609-234-2628
Open daily November 26 through December 24, 9am-4:30pm. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees available. Wreaths, crafts, and other holiday accessories available.
55 Kings Highway, Long Valley
Open December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19; 9am-4pm Saturdays; 10am-4pm Sundays. Free netting available. Tree stands for sale. Free coloring book for kids. Hot chocolate available.
Hidden Pond Tree Farm
End of West Field Road, Mendham
Open November 26 through December 24, 8am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday. Pre-cut trees also available. All trees grown at the farm are pesticide free. Refreshments available; free hay rides. Christmas shop with wreaths, greenery, centerpieces, and other decorations.
Holiday Tree Farm
44 Augusta Hill Road, Augusta
Open November 27 through December 20, 9am-5pm Friday- Sunday. Saws provided. Christmas shop on premises with wreaths for sale.
Shale Hills Farm
98 Pond School Road, Sussex
Open weekends after Thanksgiving, 9:30am-dark. Pre-cut trees also available. Santa appearances throughout the day.
Two locations: 118 Dey Road and 59 George Davison Road, Cranbury
Open daily November 26 through December 24; 12-7pm weekdays, 9am-6pm weekends (fields close at dark). Saws available. Trees can be netted at the farm for $1.
Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm
249 County Road 519, Belvidere
Open November 26 through December 24; 8am-4:30pm daily. Country gift shop with holiday decorations open weekends only.
Busy Acres Tree Farm
548 Quassapaug Road, Woodberry
Open November 26 through December 24; 12-3:30pm weekdays, 9am-3:30pm weekends. Tree carts available to help transport your tree. Handmade wreaths also available.
Everett's Corner Tree Farm
136 Sherwood Road, Easton
Open November 27-28, December 4-5 and 11-12; 9am-dusk. Tools and assistance provided.
Jones Family Farm
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton
Open November 20 through December 24, 9am-5:30pm daily; arrive before 4pm if you plan on cutting your own with a provided saw. Twine and tree bailing services available. Holiday decorations and traditional crafts and ornaments for sale. Refreshments available.
Maple Row Tree Farm
555 North Park Avenue, Easton
Open November 26 through December 23, 9am-5pm daily. Open December 24, 8am-noon. Tree bailing and assistance provided. Hayrides, refreshments, and gift store available on weekends. Pre-cut trees also available.
Rose's Berry Farm, LLC
295 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
860-633-7467 or 860-633-6001
Tagging starts November 20. Open for cutting November 26 through December 22, 9am-4pm Wednesday-Sunday. Christmas shop with wreaths, gifts, and baked goods.
Staib Tree Farm
49 Walnut Hill Road, Bethel
Open for tagging through November. Open for cut-your-own November 27 through December 29; 9am-4pm weekends.