Local Christmas Tree Farms in Ontario

Christmas Tree Farms near Brampton and Mississauga (2023)

The Holiday season is all about making family memories and enjoying the magic of Christmas. One Christmas tradition that many families have is “Cut your own Christmas trees” at a nearby Cut Your own Christmas Tree Farm. 

Families in the Greater Toronto Area love to spend the day as a family at a local Christmas tree lot, and enjoy the experience of cutting down the tree themselves, take beautiful photos with snow and Christmas trees, and enjoy the festive magic of trudging through the snow to find the perfect tree to be the star of your home during the holidays.

Harvest your own Christmas tree at one of the following local tree farms, and use this guide to help you plan your perfect family adventure. Many tree lots give the option of cut your own Christmas tree or to buy a precut fresh Christmas tree. 

Nothing says Christmas more than a Real tree from the scent to the texture and natural beauty, as there is something about the smell, ornaments and twinkly lights that bring out the magic of Christmas. Christmas trees are a major agricultural crop in Ontario and its important to support Local Christmas Tree Farms in Ontario.

This guide will outline activities at local trees farms, location of Christmas tree lots, and the price of real Christmas trees, as well as some tips on how to care for Fresh Christmas Trees.

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Where can I get a cut your own Christmas Tree in the Greater Toronto Area or buy a precut Real Christmas tree?

Here are Local Farms to cut down your own Christmas tree near Toronto:

  • Erin Hill Acres – Erin
  • Elliot Tree Farm – Erin
  • Jingle Bills Christmas Tree Farm – Puslinch
  • Chickadee Christmas Tree Farm – Puslinch
  • Evergreen Tree Farm – Guelph
  • Madeira Farm – Rockwood
  • Clembrook Christmas Tree – Milton
  • Fandago Tree Farm – Orangeville
  • Hockley Valley Farm – Mono
  • Mark’s Christmas Tree – Millgrove

Where can I purchase a Pre-cut Fresh Christmas Tree Near Me?

  • Christmas Tree Farms Direct – Mississauga
  • Downeys Farmers Market – Caledon
Local Christmas Tree Farms in Ontario

Reasons to Choose a REAL Christmas Tree:

  • Real Christmas trees have a beautiful scent that fills your home with the scent of a natural forest
  • Christmas trees create a warm, comfortable festive environment 
  • Choosing a Real Christmas tree from a local Christmas tree lot as a family creates an experience and tradition to share with loved ones
  • Real Christmas trees actually help the environment as Christmas trees give of oxygen for 10 years before they are allowed to be chopped
  • Support local Christmas tree farms and local Ontario agriculture farms like Downey’s who sell precut Christmas trees

Things to Consider when selecting a Real Christmas Tree

  • Determine the location for your Christmas tree before your visit a tree farm, as this will allow you to identify the perfect height and width for your space
  • Freshness is important to determine that your tree will last until Christmas or even New Years –  the needles of the tree should stay attached to the tree and not fall off easily
  • The tree should have a fresh scent and have very green pine needles
  • Keep your tree cool outside until you plan to decorate, as bring it inside to early can affect how long the tree stays fresh
  • Trees are very thirsty and according to Tree Farmers of Ontario they drink up to four litres of water daily in order to stay fresh so ensure your tree stand has lots of room for water.
Local Christmas Tree Farms in Ontario

How long will Real Christmas Trees last?

If you follow all of the steps above most cut your own Christmas trees will last about three weeks inside decorated. The best time to cut down your own Christmas tree is anytime in December as with proper care they should still be vibrant and fresh on Christmas day.

What Kinds of Christmas Trees are sold at Ontario tree farms?

  • Fraser Fir
  • Balsam Fir
  • White Pine
  • Scotch Pine
  • Blue Spruce
  • Meyer Spruce
  • White Spruce
  • Norway Spruce

Map of Tree Farms in the Greater Toronto Area:

Cut your Own Christmas Tree Locations

Erin Hill Acres – Erin

Address: 5837 3 Line, Hillsburgh, ON N0B 1Z0

Activities and Important Information: During the Christmas season you will find greenery such as wreaths, boughs and garland as well as locally made, hand crafted goods and decor items in the Shoppe. On days open to the public you will find drinks and treats.

Hundreds of fresh cut fir trees are on display and located in the ” No Admission Required” area of the farm. This is located just outside our historic barn. Here you can purchase a beautiful tree, shop in our cute Christmas store and be on your way in the nick of time.

 Paid admission enables you to enjoy our ” Christmas in the Country Experiences” this includes access to:

* Wagon rides through the rolling hills, fields &
forests. 

* Many beautiful photo ops that are instagram worthy.

* Children’s play area.

* Farm animal exhibit.

* 92 acres of outdoor adventure and walking trails.

*The Grizwald Christmas Vacation Woody Wagon

* A ski resort like courtyard with crackling firepits.

*The Grinch

* Courtyard Cafe serving up delicious WOOD FIRED PIZZA, hot
drinks, treats and more.

 And… Live music & entertainment every Saturday
and Sunday from November 18th to December 

Opening Day: November 18th

Elliot Tree Farm – Erin

Address: 9467 Erin East Garafraxa Townline, Hillsburgh, ON N0B 1Z0

Price: Cut Your Own Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Norway Spruce, White Pine prices range depending on height.

Fresh Cut Ontario’s Best Fraser Fir or Balsam Fir -> $79-$499
Fresh Cut Ontario’s Best Fraser Fir or Balsam Fir -> $79-$499
Cut Your Own Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Norway Spruce and Cannan Fir -> $79-$279

Activities and Important Information:

Experience an authentic Christmas Tree Farm within an hour of the GTA at Elliott Tree Farm. Open daily from November 18th through December 23rd from 9am-5pm.

🎄Choose from the best selection of fresh cut, cut your own and live Christmas trees.

🎁 Shop for gifts in the 1850 Heritage Gift Barn featuring small batch pure maple syrup, fresh handmade wreaths & bows, and local gifts.

🍔Enjoy fresh country fare in the Horse Barn Canteen

🍁 Explore the Maple Syrup Museum of Ontario

🐕 No reservation required, no entrance charge, free parking, dogs welcome on a leash and please remember to dress for winter farm weather.

Visit the heritage barn for amazing gifts and decor this holiday season. Trail Passes are available for those who would like to experience the farm, hike the trails & take photos. Come hungry as they have food trucks that serve breakfast and lunch on weekends and even have a hot chocolate bar. 

Opening Day: Open daily Nov. 18 – Dec. 23, 9AM until Dusk

Local Christmas Tree Farms in Ontario

Jingle Bills Christmas Tree Farm – Puslinch

Address: 7373 Concession 1 Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0

Price: TBA – White Spruce and White Pine Available

Activities and Important Information: 100 acres and 3 species ensures that you’ll find the perfect tree for your annual memories. Tree cutting reservations must be made online – BOOK NOW! Only Credit or Debit Payments. Swing by Jingle Deb’s Treat Tent for complimentary hot chocolate, warm apple cider, and cookies. Stop by the Elves Marketplace for a variety of treats and treasures, and use Santa’s Mailbox to let the big guy know how good you’ve been!

Opening Day: November 25th

Chickadee Christmas Farm

Address: 6639 Wellington County Rd. 34, Puslinch

Price: TBA

Activities and Important Information: Quality trees/ Wreaths & Swags/ Natural farm setting/  Nature Trail/ Kids’ Activity Area/ Complimentary cider/ Wrapped Candy canes  & Kids’ puzzle page/ Pet Friendly

Opening Day: December 1st

Madeira Farm

Address: 5369 Wellington County Rd 27, Rockwood

Price: TBA

Activities and Important Information: Madeira Farms has Cut-Your-Own and Pre-Cut Christmas trees. Their colour-coded ID system makes it easy to find the type of tree you’re looking for. We have saws and sleds to help bring your tree from the field. Pre-Cut trees are grown locally.

Opening Day: TBA

Local Christmas Tree Farms in Ontario

Evergreen Tree Farm – Guelph

They have Balsam Fir, White Spruce, White pine & Blue Spruce you can bring the family out and select your own tree and cut it down yourself. They also bring in fresh cut Fraser Fir and have an assortment of pre-cut trees to choose from as well. There is plenty of urn fillers, wreaths and all your Christmas greenery, decor and specialty gifts you need!

Address: 7811 Wellington Rd#22 Guelph, ON N1H 6J2

Price: TBA

Activities and Important Information:

You will be greeted at the farm and given all the direction needed for a wonderful tree cutting experience. Afterwards stay and enjoy the campfire, & roast marshmallows. Sit and enjoy the sounds of Christmas, browse our store and enjoy a cup of free cider.  Additional lighting has been installed to enjoy an evening experience!

Opening Day: Nov 18th

Clembrook Christmas Tree – Milton

Address: 4231 Derry Rd W, Milton, ON L9T 2Y1

Price: TBA 

Activities and Important Information:  THIS YEAR WE WILL BE SELLING CUT YOUR OWN & PRE CUT TREES, WREATHS & BAGS ONLY. OUR GIFT BARN WILL BE CLOSED AND NO MR. & MRS. SANTA CLAUS, FOOD OR DRINKS, BONFIRE, WAGON RIDES OR ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN THIS YEAR.

Opening Day: Nov 24th

Fandago Tree Farm – Orangeville

Address: 954208 7th Line EHS Mono

Price: $75-$200

Activities and Important Information: They have Spruce, Fraser and Balsam firs of various sizes ready to cut. They offer free tree baling and assistance in securing the tree to your vehicle. Enjoy a free hot chocolate by the fire!  

Opening Day: Open for cut-your-own events weekends starting the last weekend in November through until Christmas Eve.

Hockley Valley Farm – Mono

Address: 307509 Hockley Rd, Mono, ON L9W 6M9

Price: Spruce trees range $65-$150, and Premium firs are $70-$300 depending on height.

Activities and Important Information: Fresh cut premium firs and cut your own spruce. Offering hot chocolate, food trucks and a warm bonfire to warm up and enjoy a treat from the Christmas Store. Also available are horse drawn sleigh rides.

Create a memorable holiday experience at our farm with free horse drawn wagon rides* through our beautiful forest, nature trails with magnificent views of Hockley Valley, tree baling, tractor rides to and from tree groves, hot chocolate & bonfire, (donations accepted with profits being donated to local charities).

*Horse drawn wagon rides on weekends 10am-4pm for guests who purchase a Christmas Tree!

Opening Day: November 18th

Mark’s Christmas Trees

Address: 1233 Safari Road, Millgrove

Price: TBA

Activities and Important Information:

Our farm is a very natural setting and trees are mixed. As watershed stewards for Spencer Creek, they do not use pesticides, which means we have natural trees that reflect the hand Mother Nature has dealt us, and that you are not bringing chemicals into your homes. People who love exploring nature love this place, and find trees we didn’t know existed, hiding behind bigger ones, or off the beaten path. They have saws available on site,
but we prefer you to bring your own.

Due to our advancing age, and limited availability of trees,
visits to the farm will remain self-serve this season. By Appointment ONLY!

Precut Christmas Tree Lots:

These lots offer fresh precut trees, not cut your own.

Christmas Tree Farms Direct – Mississauga

Address:  5635 McAdam Rd, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1N9

Price: TBA

Activities and Important Information: They provide the freshest, most supple and perfect trees all grown within Canada, and only cut down once ready to harvest. No activities at this location, however they do offer delivery and installation of Christmas trees.

Opening Day: TBA

Downeys Farmers Market – Caledon

Address: 13682 HEART LAKE RD  CALEDON, ON L7C 2J5

Price: TBA

Activities and Important Information: Enjoy Christmas Trees, gift baskets, Garlands, Holiday Decorations, fresh free range turkeys, and great bakery foods, right from the farm all season long in the Farmers Market! They have a large selection of Fraser Fir, but also offer Balsam Fir, White Pine, and Scotch Pine in varying heights and fullness. 

Opening Day: Open weekends in November and Daily in December, 2023 Opening date is Nov 25th.

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