UPDATED DECEMBER 2016: Find local Christmas tree farms in the New York metro area and head out to cut your own Christmas tree this holiday season.
There are Christmas tree farms in the New York City area, including Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Southeast New York (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties). These cut-your-own farms have a selection of live Christmas trees and allow you to pick your own tree from its natural setting, cut it down, and cart it home. Most Christmas tree farms in the New York City area are slated to open on Thanksgiving weekend, but please call to confirm dates and availability before visiting.
Southeast New York Christmas Tree Farms
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
Open Nov. 25 through Christmas Eve, Wednesday-Sunday, 9am-5pm. Handsaws and baling available. Wreaths, garland, and roping for sale. Bakery is open with hot and cold cider, fruit pies, fresh apple cider doughnuts, jams, and jellies. Leashed dogs welcome.
Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights
Open Nov. 26 through Dec. 15, 10am-4:30pm daily. Each family member gets a free cup of hot cider while you choose and cut your own tree. There is a farm market, bakery, and gift shop on site with roping, wreaths, tree stands, and decorations for sale.
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Hardwick Tree Farm
213 Wood St., Mahopac
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 18, 9am-dusk weekends and Black Friday only. Saws and baling provided. Free hot cider and cookies.
Emmerich Tree Farm
101 Sleepy Valley Road, Warwick
845-986-0151 (main); 973-332-1055 (cell)
Open Nov. 25-Dec. 20, 9am-5pm weekends only. Free trimming, drilling, shaking, and baling. Wagon rides to fields, hot chocolate and cookies by the bonfire. Hot dogs by Pippy's Food Truck. Wreaths for sale.
Graney Tree Farm
24 Lang Drive, Pine Bush
Information not available at press time.
Manza Family Farm
730 Route 211, Montgomery
Open daily Nov. 25 through Christmas Eve, 8am-5pm. Roping available. Pre-cut trees and wreaths for sale; gift shop on premises. Sled rides and pony rides on weekends from 11am-3pm (one free with each tree purchase). Santa and his elf on site during all December weekends from 11am-4pm. Free candy canes and coloring books for kids.
Pine View Farm
575 Jackson Ave., New Windsor
Open Dec. 10-11 and 17-18, 9am-4pm. Five fields from which to choose a tree. Tools, baling, and assistance provided. Homemade wreaths and Christmas decorations for sale starting Dec. 3-4, 9am-4pm. Free candy canes and coloring books for kids.
Stone Oak Farm
207 Stony Bar Road, Slate Hill
845-355-4751 or 845-537-9060 (cell); email@example.com
Open Nov. 26 through Christmas Eve, 10am-dusk weekends only (other times by appointment). Barn with fireplace and free hot chocolate and candy canes for children. Fresh wreaths for sale. Three different types of trees: majority are white spruce, Canaan fir, and blue spruce. All trees are $52. Dogs are welcome.
435 N. Clove Road, Verbank
Open Nov. 25 through Christmas, 9am-sunset weekends and Black Friday. Baling and handling assistance provided. Free hot chocolate and wagon rides to fields. Wreaths, tree stands, tree preservatives, and automatic tree-watering devices also available. All size trees available, including trees more than 12 feet. Hot foods available for purchase. Cash and checks only. Saws available.
Battenfeld Christmas Tree Farm
856 Route 199, Red Hook
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 18, subject to change, 8am-4pm daily. Horse-drawn wagon rides. Handmade decorated wreaths for sale. Farm map and discount coupon available on the website.
26 Bilmar Blvd. and off of Traver Road, Pleasant Valley
Open Nov. 26 through Dec. 24, 9am-5pm weekends and 10am-5pm weekdays; Nov. 29 through Dec. 13, 10am-6pm weekdays; Dec. 16-24, 10am-5pm. Hay wagon rides to and from the fields on weekends. Tools and baling provided. Cut-your-own and pre-cut trees available. Hot food available for purchase on weekends.
Winner of the Christmas Tree Championship with their grand champion Canaan fir. Winner of the Matt Riddles Award five years in a row.
BJ's Christmas Trees
14 Evergreen Path, Pleasant Valley
Open Nov. 25-Dec. 20, weekends, 9am-4pm. Offers a variety of tree types, as well as handmade wreaths and decorations. Complimentary hot chocolate and cider. Will bale and drill your tree, and carry and tie it to your car.
407 N. Tower Hill Road, Millbrook
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 18, Friday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm. Handsaws and free baling available. Help available. Fresh, handmade holiday wreaths are available for sale. Free candy canes for kids. Complimentary hot mulled cider available. Hot chocolate for sale.
664-702 Van Wagner Road, Poughkeepsie
Open Nov. 26 through Dec. 24, Thursday-Friday 12-4:30pm and weekends 9am-4:30pm. Hay wagon rides to and from the fields on weekends. Tools and baling provided. Cut-your-own trees only. Hot food available for purchase on weekends.
1697 Salt Point Turnpike (Route 115), Salt Point
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 23, 12-4:30pm weekdays and 9:30am-4pm weekends. Pre-cut trees also available. Rides to and from the fields provided (free on weekends). Families receive a complimentary cup of hot chocolate with tree purchase (weekends only).
Plains View Farm
21 Freedom Road, Pleasant Valley
Open Nov. 25-Dec. 25, weekends, 9am-dusk. Hand saws and a tractor pull hay ride available to take you up to the cut-your-own fields. New tree drilling machine and compatible stands offered so you're tree will be ready to assemble at home. Four tree balers and "elves" to help you tie your tree to your car. Visit the "kitchen" for hot cocoa, mulled cider, a warm, freshly baked cookies.
Primrose Hill Farm
203 Fiddlers Bridge Road, Staatsburg
Open Nov. 25-Dec. 24, 9am-4pm, daily. Handcrafts, ornaments, tree stands, and tree accessories available for purchase at Christmas Shop. Wreaths, hot chocolate, brownies, and cookies available for purchase at Wreath Shop.
Saltsman Christmas Tree Farm
214 Route 308, Rhinebeck
Open Nov. 26 through Christmas (or until the trees are sold out), 10am-dusk weekdays and 9am-dusk weekends. Pre-cut trees are also available, as well as wreaths, kissing balls, and other holiday decorations. Custom-made creations upon request. Enjoy an outdoor fire, hot cider, roasted chestnuts, and doughnuts. Saws available. On Dec. 3, Bear Mountain Newfoundland Dog Club will be there to go down in the field and drag the trees out for people’s cut trees on the club’s carts. Will also be demonstrating their pulling abilities.
Solvang Tree Farm
80 Bedell Road, Poughkeepsie
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 18, Friday-Sunday 9am-4:30pm. Rope, saws, and baling provided. Pre-cut trees are also available. Small petting zoo, refreshment stand, and gift shop on site. Christmas boughs, wreaths, and garland available for purchase.
191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck
Open Nov. 19-Dec. 18 (or until all 350 trees are sold out), weekends and Black Friday, 9:30am-dusk, and weekdays (open daily after Thanksgiving), 11:30am-4pm. Saws and binding provided. Selection includes 4- to 15-foot-tall trees. Hot cider and cocoa for sale. Daily farm updates available on the “Wonderland Farm” Facebook page.
Bell’s Christimas Trees
647 Mettacahonts Road, Accord
Open Nov. 25 through noon on Dec. 24, 9:30am-dusk weekdays and 8am-dusk weekends. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees also available. Food available to purchase on weekends. Gift shop on premises. Handmade wreaths for sale.
Christmas Tree Lane
9 Christmas Tree Drive, Wallkill
Open Nov. 26-Dec. 18, Saturday-Sunday, 9am-4pm. Self-serve Christmas trees on weekdays. A family-owned and -operated Christmas tree farm in the Hudson Valley offering cut-your-own, as well as pre-cut options.
Hardenburgh Christmas Tree Farm
206 Hardenburgh Road, Ulster Park
845-658-8894 or 808-295-6591 (cell)
After Thanksgiving, Friday-Sunday, 9am-dusk or by appointment (until sold out). Tractor rides to the tree fields. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees and handmade wreaths also available. Holiday and gift shop on premises. Free hot chocolate available. Leashed dogs welcome.
Connecticut Christmas Tree Farms
Everett's Corner Tree Farm
136 Sherwood Road, Easton
Open Nov. 25 and Dec. 3-4, 10-11; 9am-dusk. Tools and tree transportation provided. Free bailing and twine to secure your tree available.
Jones Family Farm
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton
Open Nov. 19-Dec. 24, 9am-5:30pm daily (except Thanksgiving Day). Arrive before 4pm if you plan on cutting your own with a provided saw. Twine and tree baling services available. Holiday decorations and traditional crafts and ornaments for sale. Refreshments available. Leashed dogs welcome.
Maple Row Farm
555 North Park Ave., Easton
Open Nov. 28 through Dec. 24, 9am-4:30pm daily (closes at 12pm on Christmas Eve). Tree baling and assistance provided. Saws are provided or bring your own (no chainsaws allowed). Wreaths, roping, and tree stands available. Hayrides, crafts, refreshments, and gift store open on weekends. Pre-cut trees also available for sale.
Paproski's Castle Hill Farm
25 Sugar Lane, Newtown
Open Nov. 28-Dec. 24, weekends, 9am-5pm, and weekdays, 12-5pm. Provides assistance in wrapping and tying your tree to your car. After, enjoy a complementary hot cider and cookies by the farmhouse fire, or take a hike across the 5-acre farm. Also offers pre-cut trees and handmade wreaths.
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Rose’s Berry Farm, LLC
295 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
860-633-7467 or 860-633-6001
Open Dec. 19-23, Friday-Sunday, 9am-4pm. Christmas shop with decorations, frozen pies, homemade jams, and hot chocolate. Tree skirts, tree stands, and ornaments available for purchase. Assistance is provided in wrapping and loading the tree onto your car.
Busy Acres Tree Farm
548 Quassapaug Road, Woodbury
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 12-3:30pm weekdays and 9am-3:30pm weekends. Saws and twine provided. Tree carts provided to help transport your tree. Handmade wreaths also available. Cash or checks only.
Long Island Christmas Tree Farms
Carter Christmas Tree Farm
123 N. Country Road, Miller Place
Open Nov. 19 through Dec. 18, weekends, 9-4:30pm. Pre-tagging trees is available starting Nov. 19. Also offers tree-wrapping services.
Dart’s Christmas Tree Farm
2355 Main Bayview Road, Southold
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 9am-5pm daily. Offers hayrides, hot chocolate, snacks, handmade wreaths, tree-cutting supplies, and friendly elves to cut and carry your tree for you. Visits from Santa on weekends in the afternoon. Dogs on leashes are welcome.
Elwood Pumpkin Farm
1500 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington
Opens Nov. 25-Dec. 24 daily; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-dusk to cut your own or 7pm to purchase pre-cut; weekdays, 3-7pm. Bring your own saw to cut your own tree, or the staff will cut one for you. Staff will also help you tie your tree to your car (no charge). Pre-cut trees also available after dark.
Matt’s Christmas Tree Farm
309 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Bow saws, trailer rides back from field, netting, and loading and tying assistance provided. Candy canes available for kids. Leashed dogs welcome. Potted trees also available.
Mike’s Christmas Tree Farm
323 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Fresh wreaths also available. Tree wrapping and saws provided.
Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm
30105 Main Road, Cutchogue
Open for the season (until inventory sells out), 9am-5pm daily; call to check availability. 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 Nov. 25-Dec. 24, 9am-5pm daily. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees, handmade wreaths, and crafts also available. Santa appearances on weekends, 12-5pm. Shamrock Express train rides (weather permitting) and a fire pit to enjoy while you’re waiting for your ride. No pets allowed.
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New Jersey Christmas Tree Farms
Barclay's Tree Farm
35 Orchardside Drive, Cranbury
Open Nov. 25 through Christmas, 9am-5pm weekends only. Tools and assistance provided. Fresh plain or decorated wreaths and tree stands for sale. Leashed dogs allowed.
Two locations: 260 Dey Road and 120 Cranbury Neck Road, Cranbury
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 23, weekdays 12-4:30pm (or dark) and weekends 9am-4:30pm (or dark). Saws provided and free netting is available. Santa visits Nov. 24-Dec. 16. Wreaths available for purchase.
55 Kings Highway, Long Valley
Open weekends Dec. 6 through Dec. 14, 9am-4pm Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday. Free netting available. Tree stands for sale. Free coloring book for kids. Hot chocolate available. Limited selection this year, but 9 to 15 feet trees still available.
Hidden Pond Tree Farm
4 West Field Road, Mendham
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 20, 9am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday. Pre-cut trees also available. All trees grown at the farm are pesticide free. Refreshments available. Free hay rides (weather permitting). Marshmallow roasting around the bonfire and free hot chocolate on weekends. Christmas shop with wreaths, greenery, centerpieces, and other decorations. After the first weekend, call for updates on availability before visiting.
Rolling Green Farm
61 Hacklebarney Road, Long Valley
Open Nov. 25-Dec. 24, Black Friday and weekends 10am-5pm. Cut your own trees. Wreaths, tree sprays, and antiques available for sale in the shop.
Country Heritage Farm
129 Plains Road, Augusta
Open Nov. 25, 9am-4pm, and then open for regular hours until Dec. 18, Saturday-Sunday, 9am-4pm. Saws provided. Christmas shop with decorations, ornaments, wreaths, holly, tree stands, garland, and ornaments on-site. Hayride to haul tree back from tree provided.
Giordano’s Tree Farm
350 Route 94 South at Hilltop Drive, Newton
Open Dec. 3-4, 8:30am-dark. Saws and tree wrapping provided. Santa visits. Ten-foot trees available. More than 1,000 trees up to 9 feet tall, dozens of trees as tall as 20 feet. Any tree, any size: $42. Assistance is available for wrapping and tying to car. Bailing available. Leashed dogs welcome.
Holiday Tree Farm
44 Augusta Hill Road, Augusta
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 18, 9am-5pm Friday-Sunday. Saws provided. Christmas shop on premises with wreaths for sale.
Shale Hills Farm
98 Pond School Road, Sussex
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 10am-dark. Pre-cut trees also available. Santa appearances throughout the day. Christmas movies in the hayloft and a petting zoo full of animals in the barn.
Stonerow Tree Farm
242 Wykertown Road, Branchville
973-875-7968 (farm) or 973-948-6463 (office)
Open Nov. 26 through Dec. 11, 9am-4pm weekends only. Santa visits 1-3pm on Saturdays. Saws and assistance are provided. Tree bailing and twine available to tie trees to car or truck. Enjoy marshmallows around a fire pit. Animals on leashes allowed.
Evergreen Valley Christmas Tree Farm
77 Jackson Valley Road, Washington
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, daily; Saturdays, 10am-dark; Sunday-Friday, 12pm-dark. Tools and assistance provided. Wagon rides and hot chocolate provided on weekends. Pets with leashes allowed.
Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm
249 County Road 519, Belvidere
Open Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Country gift shop with holiday decorations open 9am-4:30pm weekends only. Hayrides on weekends only, weather permitting. Thousands of trees available. Leashed dogs welcome.
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