Nothing brings out the Christmas spirit better than the smell of fresh pine needles from a real Christmas tree. For those of you who still prefer the real thing, but don’t know where to start, read on because YDH boasts some of the best Christmas tree farms around.
Horton Tree Farm– 14844 Warden Avenue, Stouffville | Kennedy Farm– 15899 Kennedy Road, Stouffville
Visit this December during their annual Christmas Tree Harvest Festival at either location. Wander the fields for the perfect tree, enjoy a wagon ride & warm-up by the bonfire with hot chocolate. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows or hot dogs for roasting. And your canine friends are also welcome – on a leash, of course!
545 Regional Rd.21, Port Perry
Spademan Christmas Tree Farm has over 35 years of experience growing and caring for trees. In the late 1960’s the land was planted in Scotch pine and farmed specifically for Christmas trees. All their trees are naturally grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides or any other chemicals, and on top of that YOU CAN CUT YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS TREE. How amazing is that?
1421 Prestonvale Road, Courtice
They have a large selection of quality Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Spruce and Pine trees ready to be cut on 60+ acres. Saws are provided. Free shaking and baling. Your furry friend is also welcome, but they must be kept on a leash!
16721 Hwy. #48, Stouffville
Opening day this year is November 23, and they’ll be going full blast until Christmas. Choose a fresh, lush and delightfully scented tree to create an environmentally friendly, natural Christmas setting in your home! Hay rides, fresh apple cider, hot chocolate and a bonfire to warm yourself and toast marshmallows round out the perfect Christmas family outing.
9467 Erin East Garafraxa Townline, Hillsburgh
Choose from Ontario’s best fresh-cut Fraser Fir and Balsam Fir and cut-your-own Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce and White Pine Christmas trees from 6 to 14 feet. If you are coming to cut your own, Elliott Tree Farm offers complimentary hand saws and sleds to bring your tree in from the groves. Dogs are welcome on a leash.
954208 7th Line, EHS, Mono
A family owned and operated Christmas tree farm in Hockley Valley. they offer a variety of services including retail cut-your-own, corporate tree installation and decorating as well as wholesale sales to retail and fundraising tree lots. They are open for cut-your-own events weekends starting the last weekend in November through until Christmas Eve. Start a family tradition complete with free hot chocolate by the fire!
307509 Hockley Road, Mono
Their groves are full of beautiful Spruce trees in a variety of heights. Spruce trees have amazing needle retention and an almost perfect symmetrical form. Their strong, hard needles hold ornaments well. Your fury friends are also welcome at the farm!