Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms near Chicago

Some things are worth doing the old-fashioned way, like visiting a local farm to find that perfect Christmas Tree. This has been a tradition for a lot of families.  If not for yours, maybe you would like to start it this year. Check our local farms guide to find out where you can cut-your-own Christmas Tree, or get the pre-cut one, if don’t want to use a saw. Take your kids, and dogs (some farms allow dogs on a leash), ride a wagon, drink hot chocolate, have fun picking your Christmas Tree and make beautiful memories with your family.

Photo credit: Richardson Farm

Richardson Christmas Tree Farm
9407 Richardson Rd.
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Open: November 24 – December 23
7 days a week 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

  • Free wagon rides on the weekends
  • Free hot chocolate or coffee
  • Fresh wreaths and decorations for sale along with fresh, homemade donuts
  • Free Shaking & Bailing of Trees

All cut-your-own trees are $68.

Tree Varieties: Blue Spruce, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine

Select trees, individually priced, in the field available for as low as $29
Precut trees, individually priced, available up to 12′ high

We accept cash, check, or credit cards.
Prices shown do not include tax.

You are welcome to bring your dog if it is on a leash and plays well with others.

Photo credit: Oney’s Tree Farm Facebook Page

Oney’s Tree Farm
16608 Rt. 14
Woodstock, IL 60098

Open: November 24 – December 11
7 days a week 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (fields close at 3:30 pm)

Oney’s Tree farm offers harvest-your-own, a pre-cut, or a tree with roots for later planting.

Tree Varieties: Frasier Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Austrian Pine, White Pine, Scotch pine, Colorado spruce, Norway Spruce, Serbian Spruce

Weekend Activities:

  • Free horse drawn wagon rides
  • Visit with Mrs. Claus in her North Pole House
  • Pony Rides
  • Bakery and lunch items

Daily: free shaking and netting of trees, Custom wreaths, centerpieces, and garland in the decorating room, Bakery items and Gift shop in the historic barn.

Cut Your Own Prices

  • Firs & Spruces 5′ – 9′ $65
  • Pines 5′ – 9′ $55
  • Evergreen’s (9’+) $10 per foot

Photo credit: Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm Facebook Page

Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm
7719 Ryan Road
Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 314-4556

Open: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, November 24 – December 17, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • Complimentary Horse-Drawn and Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Complimentary Coffee & Hot Cocoa
  • Farm Animals
  • Visit with Santa Claus on Saturdays, and Sundays plus November 24th
  • Free Shaking & Bailing of Trees
  • Hand-made, fresh fraser fir wreaths & garlands for sale

This year, prices range from $6 per foot to $9 per foot.

Tree Varieties: Scotch Pine, Norway Spruce, White Pine, Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir, Balsam Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, White Spruce,  Englemann Spruce

They use organic farming practices, and all trees are pesticide-free.

Cash or checks are accepted.

Photo credit: Pioneer Tree Farm

Pioneer Tree Farm
4614 Pioneer Rd.
McHenry, IL 60051

Open: November 24 – December 24
Friday (Nov 24), Saturdays & Sundays 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

At Pioneer Tree Farm trees are raised organically, and no pesticides are used. They offer variety of
pines, spruces, cedars, and firs.

  • Wagon rides to and from the pines,
  • Tree shaking and baling,
  • Hot coffee and cocoa in the warming house are included at no extra charge,
  • Handcrafted holiday items available for sale.

If you bring your dog, please keep it on a leash while you are here, and do not bring it into the Warming House.

$50 per tree (cash or checks only)

Photo credit: Camelot Christmas Tree Farm Facebook Page

Camelot Christmas Tree Farm
16380 S. Somonauk Road
Dekalb, IL 60115
(815) 756-6599

Opens: November 24
Friday (Nov 24), Saturdays & Sundays 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; Monday – Friday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

  • Free cookies, hot chocolate and coffee in a heated Christmas Tree Shed
  • Free Shaking & Bailing
  • Wreaths, Roping and Swags are available for purchase

Tree Varieties: Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pines, Balsam and Blue Spruce, White Pine, Canaan Firs

All Choose & Cut and Pre-Cut Christmas Trees are $60.00 (cash or check only.)

Photo credit: Ohana Farms facebook Page

Ohana Farms, Inc.
3511 Millstream Rd
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-8477

Open: waiting for information

Ohana Farms offers fresh cut to order trees, and live evergreen trees with roots.

Tree Varieties: Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, Colorado Spruce, Serbian Spruce, Black Hills Spruce
Scotch Pine, Austrian Pine, White Pine, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir

Prices start at $15 for 3′ trees.

Wreaths, Garland, Centerpieces and more holiday decor available for sale.

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Lee’s Trees
45W002 Lees Road,
Lily Lake, IL 60151

Opens November 24
Friday (Nov 24), Saturdays & Sundays 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lee’s Tree offers cut-your-own as well as pre-cut trees.

Tree Varieties: Scotch pine, White pine, Canaan fir, Fraser fir, Balsam fir, Serbian spruce and Norway spruce

Trees are tagged individually and priced by size, species, and quality, the average price for cut-your-own tree is $67.
The average price of a 7′-8′ pre-cut tree: Balsam Fir – $65-$70, Fraser Fir – $90-$110, White Pine – $45-$50.

  • Free hot chocolate, coffee, fresh popcorn, and homemade cookies
  • Picture Boards for Christmas photos
  • Holiday decorations for sale
  • Pre-tagging (Pay us an early visit to select, tag and hold your perfect tree to be harvested later in the season. Begins November 4)


Photo credit: Nature’s Best Christmas Trees Facebook Page

Nature’s Best Christmas Trees
13001 IL Route 76,
Poplar Grove, IL 61065

This 2017 season, Nature’s Best Christmas Trees will only be open to friends and family as we await nursery re-growth. December 2nd & 3rd and December 9th & 10th will be open for you to pick-up your pre-ordered hand-made wreaths and garland.

Photo credit: Sullivan Family Tree Farm Facebook Page

Sullivan Family Tree Farm
24774 Petite Lake Road,
Lake Villa, IL 60046
(847) 989-3092

Open: November 24 – December 24 (Weekends only) 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tree Varieties: Scotch Pines, White Pines, White Spruce to 12′ Tall, Pre-Cut Balsam & Caanan Firs

  • Tree Netting, Roping, Wreaths & Gifts
  • Free Hay Rides
  • Hot Chocolate, Beverages & Snacks

U-Cut Trees Any Size, $45
Pre-Cut Balsam & Caanan Firs up to 15′, $45 – $130

Photo credit: Abbey Farms

Abbey Farms
2855 Hart Road
Aurora IL, 60502

Open: November 18 – December 23
Open every day 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

U-Cut trees: $45 (all untagged Christmas trees: Scotch Pine, White Pine, Austrian)
Premium U-Cut tree: $60 (all white tagged Christmas trees: Spruce & Fir’s)
Precut Trees: $9 per foot

Saw rental is a refundable $10.

You’ll find Santa Claus listening to wish lists from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Emporium Store. He’ll visit on the following dates: November 24, 25 & 26, December 2 & 3, December 9 & 10. A purchase of a photo package is required.

Wreaths, Garland, decor, gifts for all ages, and bakery goods available for sale.


Photo credit: Larson Family Farm

Larson’s Family Farm
4404 Somonauk Road
Sandwich, IL 60548

Open: November 24 – December 16
Friday (Nov 24), Saturdays & Sundays 9:00 am – 4:30 pm; Tuesday – Friday 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tree Varieties: Caanan Fir (Like Fraizer Fir), Concolor Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine, and White Pine

They shake out excess needles and, if desired, bail your tree with a net.

  • Fresh evergreen wreaths and roping
  • Fine display of affordably priced antiques,
  • Vintage holiday decorations, and Christmas gifts
  • Our own spiced apple cider

All Christmas trees are $38.00 (cash and checks only)



Photo credit: Kuipers Family Farm

Kuipers Family Farm
1N318 Watson Road
Maple Park, IL 60151
(815) 827-5200

Opens: November 24 – December 17
Monday-Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit the farm for a huge selection of fresh-cut Pine and Fir trees. Trees are individually priced.
Included with your tree purchase:

  • Shaking to remove the loose needles
  • Baled so it’s easier to handle
  • An Apple Cider Doughnut for everyone in your group

Bakery goods are available for sale and order.

Photo credit: Puckerville Farms

Puckerville Farms
13332 Bell Rd
Lemont, IL 60439

Open: November 24 – December 24
Monday – Thursday 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm; Friday – Sunday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Puckerville Farms offer pre-cut Fraser trees,  holiday wreaths and garlands, Christmas pot Fraser bundles, and table top trees for sale.

Hot apple cider is served and candy canes are always available for the kids.


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