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Christmas Tree Farms near the GTA

With Christmas just around the corner, many may recall last years trek through deep snow, axe in hand, circling evergreens and sizing up countless prickly specimens. For many families this annual Christmas tree hunt is a favourite holiday tradition so it’s nice to know that not only is it a great winter outing but it’s also an environmentally friendly choice (not to mention a priceless photo opportunity!). Find tree farms near you in our guide below.

Here a few things you might not have known about getting a ‘real’ tree from a tree farm near you, and why it’s a wise choice this Christmas.

Fine Christmas Trees Near Me
  • Tree farms stabilize soil, protect water supplies and provide refuge for wildlife. Real trees are a renewable, recyclable resource.
  • For every real Christmas tree harvested, 2 to 3 seedlings are planted.
  • Each acre provides enough daily oxygen for 18 people!
  • Real trees are a product of local farmers, they are grown right here in York Region.
  • Many tree farms offer sleigh rides, cozy bonfires and hot chocolate.

Find family friendly Tree Farms in the GTA, York Region, Durham Region, Peel, Simcoe and Dufferin Counties. Many farms offer wagon or sleigh rides, hot chocolate and a bon fires!

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Farms in and around the GTA

YORK REGION

 

Cormack’s Tree Farm

Cut your own tree from over 10 fields of Pine, Fir, and Spruce trees, or select from pre-cuts in the barn! 

  • Opens for the season on November 27. 
  • 6169 Front St, Goodwood, ON
  • website
 

MacPherson Tree Farm

White, Scotch pine; White, Blue spruce; Fir. Baling. Donated crafts sale. On weekends: wagon rides, scavenger hunts, free hot chocolate, use of saws, bailing of trees, and rope to tie onto your car. (Masks will be encouraged and 6 ft distance between families).

  • Cedar Valley – 17422 Hwy 48 (Markham Rd) 5 min east of Newmarket (404 and Davis Dr); 2nd driveway south of Davis Dr. on west side of Hwy 48.
  • 905-473-6668 or 905-473-3173
  • website
 

Middleton’s Christmas Tree Farm

Watch for signs. Small, quiet family farm. Ample parking close to trees – ideal for seniors or small children. Beautifully pruned Scotch pine, Balsam and Canaan fir. Free baling. Take a walk through their trails, or feel free to bring a toboggan!

  • Weekends, dawn to dusk or by appointment weekdays.
  • Stouffville – Hwy 404 to Aurora Rd., E 11km to 9th Line; N 2.5km.
  • website

Tufford Family Tree Farm

Small family farm. Scotch and White pine, White and Norway spruce, Balsam fir. Non-commercial setting, dogs welcome. Weekend refreshments, safe toboganning hill for the kids, open daily & weekends, free hot chocolate and cider, homemade cookies, open fire.

  • Stouffville – 5578 St. John’s Sideroad. Take Highway 404 north to Aurora Sideroad, then east to Ballantrae. Go north 2 km. on Highway 48 to St. John sideroad then east to farm.
  • website

Vivian Plantation

Choose and Harvest your own trees, Scotch Pine, Spruce, Cannan and Balsam Fir. Fresh apple cider, hot chocolate and a bonfire to warm yourself round out the perfect Christmas family outing. Wreaths, garland, boughs, dogwood, cones. Cash & Cheque only.

  • Opens for the season November 26, 2022
  • Weekdays Noon to 5:00 p.m., Weekends 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Stouffville – Hwy 48 and Vivian Road
  • website

Horton Tree Farm on Kennedy

Scotch pine, White pine, Balsam fir, 5 to 8 feet, Green Spruce 5 to 15 feet, Rolling secluded acres tractor drawn wagon rides, bonfire, snacks and drinks, old barn kitchen, baling.

  • Opening November 26, 2022
  • Aurora – Hwy 404 to Aurora Rd., E. 5 km to Kennedy Rd., North 2 km.
  • website

Horton Tree Farms, Home Farm

You cut spruce and balsam fir up to 8′. Pre-cut Balsam fir and Green and Blue spruce up to 8′. Tree baling. Tractor drawn wagon rides, bonfire. Free hot chocolate in the old log cabin. One of Ontario’s oldest tree farms, beautiful scenery, rustic setting, peaceful ambience.

  • Opening November 26, 2022
  • 9am – 4:30 pm
  • Stouffville – Hwy 404 to Aurora Rd, E 3km to Warden, S 1km.
  • website

Horton Tree Farms, Magic Hill

Harvest your own spruce, Scotch pine and White pine to 10′. Freshly cut Fir, Green and Blue spruce to 10′. Free Family Fun Fest With Every Tree! 100 acre century farm, tractor drawn wagon rides, bonfires, playgrounds, sliding hill. Note: No wagon rides on Thursday and Friday

  • Opening November 26, 2022
  • Open Fridays in December
  • Stouffville – Hwy 404 to Bloomington Rd, E past Hwy 48 to 9th Line, N to farm.
  • website

DURHAM REGION

 

Sobczak Tree Farm Whitby

Large selection of cut your own and pre-cut white spruce, scotch pine, balsam fir, serbian spruce and colorado blue spruce. Located south of 401 2 blocks (about 500m) east of Brock St. on Watson Street East. Free boughs offered.

  • Whitby – 305 Watson St. E., or east of bridge on Watson St. E.
  • 905-725-3090

Prestonvale Tree Farms

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. Rest area with refreshments available for purchase. Dogs are welcome provided they are on a leash. Please read their Covid Protocol before visiting the Farm

  • 1421 Prestinvale Road, Courtice ON L1E 2P2
    From Toronto take Hwy 401 E to Bloor/Harmony Rd exit (#419), E on Bloor 3km, S on Prestonvale.
  • website

Sobczak Tree Farm Whitby

Large selection of cut your own and pre-cut white spruce, scotch pine, balsam fir, serbian spruce and colorado blue spruce.  Free boughs offered.

  • Whitby – 305 Watson St. E., or east of bridge on Watson St. E.
  • 905-725-3090

Spademan Tree Farm

White Spruce, Blue Spruce, and Fir trees –  cut your own or pre-cut. Enjoy a complimentary hot chocolate & coffee, wagon rides and a bonfire to keep toasty! Food available for purchase.

  • Open Weekends beginning November 20
  • 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • 545 Regional Road 21, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1B5
  • website

PEEL REGION

 

Albion Orchards

Cut your own Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, and a few Fraser Fir, also White and Blue Spruce. Unique gifts, hot apple pies and hot apple cider. Please visit website for times and COVID policies.

  • 14800 Innis Lake Road, Caledon, ON
  • 905-584-0354
  • website

Downey’s Farm Market

Downey’s sells fresh pre-cut Fraser Fir, but also offer Balsam Fir, White Pine, and Scotch Pine. Enjoy Christmas Trees, gift baskets, fresh free-range turkeys, and great bakery foods, right from the farm all season long, enjoy fresh-pressed cider and great holiday cheer!

  • Open November 19 to December 24, 2021
  • See website for hours.
  • 13682 Heart Lake Road, Brampton, Ontario L7C 2J5
  • website

Langen Tree Farm

Pick your own tree from a selection of Blue Spruces, Fat Alberts, and pines. Walk the farm to hand-pick your perfect tree! Custom rustic wood benches, coat racks and creature cravings are also for sale. By appointment.
 
  • We can’t confirm if this farm is open for 2021
  • 993177 Mono Adjala Townline, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2Z2
  • website

Elliot Tree Farm

Spend the day enjoying nature trails, visiting a 1850 Settler’s Cabin and Heritage Barn. Warm yourself with a hot cup of cider while you select and harvest your own Christmas Tree or choose from a pre-harvested Christmas Tree. Offering fresh cut greens for you to create your own bows, wreaths and urns or you can select and order pre-arranged settings from the Heritage Barn. Please visit website for Covid restrictions and guidelines before heading out.

  • Open daily November 13-December 23, 2021
  • 9467 Erin East Garafraxa Townline, Hillsburgh Ontario,  N0B 1Z0
  • website
 

SIMCOE AND DUFFERIN COUNTIES

 

Hockley Tree Farm

Enjoy an old time country Christmas at a century old farm. Take in a wagon ride in the scenic Hockley Valley to harvest your tree or pick from our large selection of pre-cut trees. Choose from Fir, Blue and White Spruce or Scotch Pine trees. Visit the Christmas Store inside an 1894 restored barn for hand-made crafts. Enjoy hot cider by a warm fire while your tree is wrapped. Please visit webste for COVID 19 restrictions.

  • Opening November 20, 2021
  • Weekends 9am to dusk; Weekdays 12pm to dusk
  • 307509 Hockley Road, Mono, L9W 6M9
  • website

Quesnels Christmas Tree Farm

A selection of White Spruce, Blue Spruce and Fraser Fir. Trees are hand planted and pruned each and every summer for their 8-15 year life span. Masks required – please visit their website for details on all COVID safety measures before heading out.

  • 4274 County Rd. 124 Collingwood Ontario
  • website

Dysdales Tree Farm

The holiday season turns to winter magic beginning November 21 and every weekend till Christmas as the Drysdale’s village comes to life. Choose and cut your perfect spruce or fir tree from our fabulous 400 acre plantation. Fresh cut trees are also available for your convenience, along with handmade fraser fir, white pine and cedar wreaths and garland. Shopping in the Evergreen Store. COVID safety protocols in place, please visit website for details.

  • Opens November 19 for the Christmas season
  • 6635 Simcoe County Road 56, R.R. # 1 Egbert, Ontario L0L 
  • website

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