Find local Christmas tree farms in the New York metro area and head out to cut your own Christmas tree this holiday season. Cutting your own Christmas tree is a great family activity at Christmastime. There are Christmas tree farms in theNew 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.
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
Open Nov. 23 through Christmas, Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm. Handsaws and baling available. Wreaths, garland, and roping available for sale. Bakery is open with hot and cold cider, fruit pies, fresh apple cider doughnuts, jams, and jellies.
Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights
Open Nov. 24 – Dec. 16, 10am-4pm daily. 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 on site with roping, tree stands, and decorations.
Hardwick Tree Farm
213 Wood Street, Mahopac
Open weekends after Thanksgiving until Christmas, 9am-dusk. Saws and baling provided. Free hot cider and cookies.
435 N. Clove Road, Verbank
Open Nov. 23 through Christmas, 9am-sunset weekends only. 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. Hot foods available for purchase. Cash and checks only. Saws available.
856 Route 199, Red Hook
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 15, 8am-4pm daily. Horse-drawn wagon rides. Handmade decorated wreaths for sale. Farm map and coupon available online.
664-702 Van Wagner Road, Poughkeepsie
Open Nov. 25, 10am-4:30pm; Nov. 26 – Dec. 18, Thursdays-Fridays 12-4:30pm and weekends 9am-4:30pm. Hay wagon rides to and from the fields on weekends. Tools and baling provided.
407 N. Tower Hill Road, Millbrook
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 16, Friday-Sunday 9:30am-4:30pm. Handsaws and free baling available. Pre-cut trees and fresh, handmade holiday wreaths are also available.
1697 Salt Point Turnpike (Route 115), Salt Point
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 21, weekdays 12-4:30pm and weekends 9:30am-4:30pm. 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).
214 Route 308, Rhinebeck
Open Nov. 23 through Christmas, weekdays 10am-dusk and weekends 9am-dusk. Pre-cut trees are also available, as well as wreaths, kissing balls, and other holiday decorations. Custom made creations upon request. Outdoor fire, hot cider, doughnuts. Saws available.
80 Bedell Road, Poughkeepsie
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 16, Friday-Sunday 9am-4:30pm. Rope and baling provided; saws available. Pre-cut trees are also available. Small petting zoo, refreshment stand, and gift shop on site. Christmas boughs and garland available for purchase.
191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 9:30am-dusk daily. Saws and binding provided. Selection includes 10- to 14-foot trees. Hot cider and cocoa available. Daily farm updates available on the “Wonderland Farm” Facebook page.
Graney Tree Farm
24 Lang Drive, Pine Bush
Open Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve, 10am-5pm weekends only. Rope provided. Decorated and undecorated wreaths for sale.
Manza Family Farm
730 Route 211, Montgomery
Open daily 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-3pm. Free candy canes and coloring books for kids.
575 Jackson Ave., New Windsor
Open Dec. 8-9 and 15-16, 9am-4pm. Five fields from which to choose a tree. Tools, baling, and assistance provided. Homemade wreaths and Christmas decorations for sale. Petting area with farm animals. Free candy canes and coloring books for kids.
Stone Oak Farm
207 Stony Bar Road, Slate Hill
Open Dec. 1 through Christmas, 10am-dusk weekends only (other times by appointment). Barn with fireplace and free hot chocolate and candy canes for children. Fresh wreaths for sale.
Sumner's Wintergreen Tree Farm
123 Brola Road, Middletown
Open Dec. 1 and 8-9, 9:30am-dusk. Limited availability; call for varieties.
647 Mettacahonts Road, Accord
Open Nov. 23 through Christmas Eve, weekdays 9:30am-dusk and weekends 8am-dusk (closes at 12pm on Christmas Eve). Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees also available. BBQ available on site on weekends. Gift shop on premises. Wreaths for sale.
206 Hardenburgh Road, Ulster Park
845-658-8894; 808-295-6591; hardenburghfarm.com
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 25, 9am-dusk weekends only. Tractor rides to the tree fields. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees and handmade wreaths also available. Holiday and gift shop on premises..
282 Orchard Road, Highland
845-795-2260 (weekdays); 845-795-2728 (weekends); mountainfreshfarms.com
Open Nov. 23-25, Dec. 1-2, and Dec. 7-8. Call for appointments: 10am-4pm. Tools and assistance provided. Refreshments available. Hayrides and fire pit with make-your-own s’mores. Santa appearances throughout the day.
Fairfield County, CT
548 Quassapaug Road, Woodberry
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, weekdays 12-3:30pm and weekends 9am-3:30pm. Saws and twine provided. Tree carts provided to help transport your tree. Handmade wreaths also available. Cash or checks only.
136 Sherwood Road, Easton
Open Nov. 23-25 and Dec. 1-2, 8-9; 9am-dusk. Tools and assistance provided. Free baling.
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton
Open Nov. 19-20 for preseason. Open for cut-your-own Nov. 25 – Dec. 24, 9am-5:30pm daily. 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.
555 North Park Ave., Easton
Open Nov. 23 – 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.
295 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
860-633-7467 or 860-633-6001; rosesberryfarm.com
Open Nov. 17 – Dec. 23, Friday-Sunday 9am-5pm. Christmas shop with decorations, frozen pies, homemade jams, and hot chocolate. Cut your own tree, but assistance is provided in wrapping and loading the tree onto your car.
123 N. Country Road, Miller Place
Open Nov. 17 – Dec. 16, 9-4:30pm weekends only. Saws are provided or bring your own. Pre-tagging trees is available starting Nov. 17. Also offers tree-wrapping services.
2355 Main Bayview Road, Southold
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 9am-5pm daily (closes at 2pm on Christmas Eve). 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.
Grandpa Tony's Tree Farm
305 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 8am-5pm or dusk daily.
309 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Tools and assistance provided.
323 Weeks Ave., Manorville
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Fresh wreaths also available. Tree wrapping and saws provided.
30105 Main Road, Cutchogue
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 9am-5pm daily. Tools and assistance provided. Santa appearances on weekends. Christmas shop on premises.
20685 Main Road, Mattituck
631-298-4619 or 631-298-4118; shamrockchristmastreefarm.com
Open Nov. 23 through 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 and a fire pit to enjoy while you’re waiting for your ride. Complimentary cup of hot chocolate and bag of popcorn on weekends with any purchase. No pets allowed.
35 Orchardside Drive, Cranbury
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 9am-5pm weekends only. Tools and assistance provided. Fresh plain or decorated wreaths and tree stands for sale. Leashed dogs allowed.
Country Heritage Farm
129 Plains Road, Augusta
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 16, Friday-Sunday 9am-4:30pm. Saws provided. Christmas shop with decorations, ornaments, wreaths, holly, tree stands, garland, and ornaments on site. Snack shack next to a large outdoor fire pit with picnic tables and hayrides.
338 Jacobstown Cookstown Road, Wrightstown
609-758-7729 or 609-234-2628 (cell phone); edwardstrees.com
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 9am-4:30pm daily. Tools and assistance provided. Pre-cut trees and live bulb trees for sale. Wreaths, crafts, and other holiday accessories available. Credit cards accepted.
Evergreen Valley Christmas Tree Farm
71 Jackson Valley Road, Washington
Open Nov. 23 through Christmas, 9am-4pm Tuesday-Sunday. Tools provided. Wagon rides and hot cider or hot chocolate provided on weekends.
55 Kings Highway, Long Valley
Open weekends in December, 9am-4pm Saturday and 10am-4pm Sunday. Free netting available. Tree stands for sale. Free coloring book for kids. Hot chocolate available.
Giordano’s Tree Farm
350 Route 94 South, Newton
Open Dec. 1-2 and 8-9, 8am until dark. Saws and tree wrapping provided. Santa visits. Ten-foot trees available.
End of West Field Road, Mendham
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 23, 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. Christmas shop with wreaths, greenery, centerpieces, and other decorations.
44 Augusta Hill Road, Augusta
Open Nov. 25 – Dec. 18, 8am-5pm Friday-Sunday. Saws provided. Christmas shop on premises with wreaths for sale.
Rolling Green Farm
61 Hacklebarney Road, Long Valley
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 16, 10am-5pm weekends only (after Black Friday). Tools provided. Christmas shop on premises.
98 Pond School Road, Sussex
Open Nov. 24 through Christmas, 9:30am-dark weekends only. 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.
Two locations: 260 Dey Road and 120 Cranbury Neck Road, Cranbury
Open Nov. 23 through Dec. 23, weekdays 12-4:30pm (or dark) and weekends 9am-4:30pm (or dark). Saws provided and free netting is available. North Pole tent with Santa and crafts.
Stonerow Tree Farm
242 Wykertown Road, Branchville
Open Nov. 24 – Dec. 15, 9am-4pm weekends only. Tools provided or bring your own saw. Christmas shop on site with refreshments.
249 County Road 519, Belvidere
Open Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, 8am-4:30pm daily. Country gift shop with holiday decorations open weekends only. Hayrides on weekends only, weather permitting.
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