Will CountyTree Farm: Settler's Pond Christmas Trees
Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 29 through Dec. 23, daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: 1301 E Offner Rd, Beecher, IL 6040
Details: The Pond was established in 1998 by Roland and Pinky Janota. The Janotas manage the facility on their family farm. Settlers is a no kill rescue for any type of animal in need. Christmas trees and wreaths area available. There is also a petting zoo, reptile house, kangaroo exhibit, seed tables and concession stand.
Phone: (708) 946-2448
Tree Farm: Anderson Tree Farm
Location: 508 Illinois 126, Plainfield, IL 60544
Details: Come out and join the fun, cut your own tree or buy one already fresh cut. Shake and wrap provided along with free hot chocolate and popcorn.
Phone: (815) 436-2140
Tree Farm: Bengston Christmas Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Opens for the season Nov. 29 Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 10919 W Wilmington Rd, Peotone, IL
Cost: $7/foot for trees up to 10 feet. $10 per foot for trees 11 feet and up
Details: Bengtson Christmas Tree Farm is a 137 acre farm located in Peotone, Illinois. The farm is committed to growing the best Christmas Trees in the area with a large selection and 8 varieties to choose from. Free use of saw, tree shaking and wrapping available, free tree retrieval service, hot fresh mini doughnuts and hot chocolate.
Phone: 708) 258-9610
Tree Farm: Tammen Treeberry Farm
Hours of Operation: The farm opens for the season on Nov. 29. and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
Location: 37131 Essex Rd, Wilmington, IL
Cost: The price is $50 for any tree you choose and cut yourself. There is a $3 charge for shaking and a $4 charge for baling.
Details: Tammen Treeberry Farm is one of the largest choose and cut Christmas tree farms in Illinois. We grow about 160 acres of Christmas trees.The farm has Scotch pine and white pine up to 15 feet or so in height; Douglas-fir up to 10 feet or so in height; Fraser fir are around 9 feet tall and Canaan fir up to about 8 feet.
Phone: (815) 458-6264
DuPage CountyTree Farm: Puckerville Farms
Hours of Operation: Open for the season on Nov. 29 and open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Dec. 24.
Location: 13332 Bell Rd Lemont, IL 60439
Details: Choose from the great selection of Fraser Firs ranging from 4 feet to 12 feet tall.
Phone: 708-508-0906 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tree Farm: Ide Christmas Trees
Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 29 for the season from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Mondays through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 1500 83rd St, Downers Grove, IL
Cost: All trees are $65.
Details: The farm has over 45,000 trees growing with several varieties of Spruce and Pine to choose from. The operation is basically "self serve". Just bring the family, park along the edge of one of our fields, hike as much or as little as it takes to find the "Perfect Tree" for your family and you cut it down. (We have saws available for a $5. deposit.) You take the tree back to your car. (Tree hauler wagons are available.) You tie the tree to your car. (Twine is available.)
Kane CountyTree Farm: Ziegler Christmas Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8. After that please call ahead or check the website.
Location: 42w109 McDoanld Road, Elgin, IL
Cost: All Pines are $39, all Spruces are $54 and all firs are $69.
Details: The business only accepts cash or checks. The farm has trees up to 14 feet, including pines, both scotch and white; spruces, blue, white and black hills; and firs, including balsam, concolor and douglas. Dogs are allowed at the tree farm but they must be on a leash. The farm provides baling and shaking for free. The farm also has saws you can borrow to cut down your tree. Did you forget something to tie the tree down with? That is ok, too, as the farm provides twine
Tree Farm: Honey Bee Acres Christmas Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15.
Location: 41W072 Bowes Rd, Elgin, IL
Cost: Pine trees are $29 and Firs/Spruces are $49. Military discount with current I.D. We take cash, checks and charge cards (no American Express or Debit cards).
Details: Saws are available to borrow or purchase. Tree carts are available to haul your tree out of the field. The farm is pet friendly farm as long as the dog remains on a leash. After the tree is cut down, you can get your picture with your tree in Santa's sleigh. Santa has been known to make frequent stops at the farm. The tree is then placed in the tree shaker where the loose needles and other debris are removed. Whenever possible, the tree is then baled in netting to make it easier to get into the house. The farm also sell wreaths, garland, American made tree stands and Yankee Christmas scented candles. The 'Reindeer Cafe' serves breakfast and lunch
Tree Farm: Marmion Abbey Farms
Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 23-Dec. 23 daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open on Thanksgiving from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: 850 Butterfield Rd, Aurora, IL 60502
Cost: You-Cut trees, $45. Pre-Cut trees, $8 per foot.
Details: Over 120 acres of trees, including Scotch Pine, White Pine (limited in field), Austrian Pine (very limited in field), Norway Spruce (very limited in field), Canaan Fir (very limited in field, pre-cut trees available), Balsaam Fir (pre-cut only), Frasier Fir (pre-cut only) and Doublas Fir (pre-cut only). Every tree comes with a complimentary shaking, netting and a donut for each group member. Saw rental is a refundable $10. Leashed pets are welcome. Free twine is available at each station.
Phone: (630) 897-7215 ext. 375
Tree Farm: Troop 12 Christmas Tree Lot
Hours of Operation: Open Nov. 24 through Dec. 22 (or until sold out). Monday-Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: 411 S. River Street, Batavia, IL
Cost: Accept cash or checks.
Details: Fresh pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths are available. All proceeds stay local to directly benefit the boys of Batavia Boy Scout Troop 12. Boy Scouts will be on duty to assist you with the selecting, baling, bagging and tying down your tree.
Tree Farm: Lee's Trees
Hours of Operation: The farms 20th season begins Friday, Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continues Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 22 or until the trees are sold out.
Location: 45W002 Lees Road, Lily Lake, IL
Cost: The average price for cut-your-own trees is $65. The average price of a pre-cut The average price of a 7'-8' tree: Balsam Fir - $65-$70, Fraser Fir - $90-$110, White Pine - $45-$50.
Details: Trek out with one of the farm's saws to search for your perfect tree. Once it's back at the tree barn, employees will shake it clean, bale it up, and help you load it — all at no charge. Pick from 4'-9' Scotch pine, White pine, Canaan fir, and Serbian spruce. Fresh, hand-crafted wreaths, swags, centerpieces, roping, and decorations are made daily. You can warm up in the sales shop where you'll enjoy free hot chocolate, coffee, fresh popcorn, and homemade cookies. Before you leave, you can get your photo taken by your tree or one of the farm's decorated tree
DeKalb CountyTree Farm: Kuipers Family Farm
Hours of Operation: Open daily in November and December from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 1N318 Watson Road, Maple Park, IL, 60151
Cost: Choose and cut firs and pines are $84. Pre-cut firs are individually prices.
Details: Acres of beautiful pines and firs to select from. Wagon rides to and from the fields on weekends, weather permitting. Staff will shake to remove loose needles, bale for ease of handling, provide assistance in securing your vehicle and provide a apple cider donut to everyone in your party.
Phone: (815) 827-5200
Tree Farm: Camelot Christmas Tree
Hours of Operation: Open everyday starting on Nov. 29 through Dec. 22. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 16380 South Somonauk Road, DeKalb, IL
Cost: All Choose & Cut and Pre-Cut Christmas Trees are $50.00
Details: Concolor, Fraser, Canaan, Douglas, Balsam Fir, Blue and White Spruce, White Pine and Scotch Pine available. Saws, twine, tree shaker and baler are available for your convenience.
Tree Farm: Larson's Family Farm
Hours of Operation: Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. Open through Dec. 22 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday through Sunday. Closed on Mondays.
Location: 4404 Somonauk Road, Sandwich, IL
Cost: All Christmas trees are $37
Details: Larson's Family Farm offers more than eighteen acres of cut-your-own Christmas trees in the following varieties: Caanan Fir (Like Fraizer Fir), Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine, and White Pine. We provide visitors with saws for cutting trees. After trees have been cut, we shake out excess needles and, if desired, we bail your tree with a net that makes transporting the tree much easier.
McHenry CountyTree Farm: Richardson Farm
Hours of Operation: Open daily Nov. 29 to Dec. 23, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: 9407 Richardson Rd, Spring Grove, IL 60081
Cost: Scotch and White Pine, $53; Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Blue Spruce, Canaan Fir and Concolor Fire, $59
Details: On weekends, enjoy a free wagon ride, freshly made donuts and hot chocolate and concessions. Kettle corn is made fresh on site. The farm will even haul your tree out for you. There are also hundreds of fresh wreaths and decorations available for sale.
Phone: 1-815- 675-9729
Tree Farm: Spring Bluff Nursery
Hours of Operation: Open weekends only starting Nov. 29 through Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 41W130 Norris Rd, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Cost: Choose from White Pine and Scotch Pine, all sizes are $50.
Details: Hayride to select your tree, hot chocolate, campfire and complimentary vehicle loading.
Phone: (630) 466-4278
Tree Farm: Pioneer Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 29 and 30; Dec. 7 and 8; and Dec. 14 and 15
Location: 4614 Pioneer Road, McHenry, IL 60050
Cost: All trees are $45
Details: Our trees are organically grown and pruned by hand. Wagon rides to and from the pines, tree shaking, and baling are included at no extra charge. Hot coffee and cocoa (both Fair Trade) are available in the Warming House. Hand saws are also provided, or bring your own (no chain saws or axes, please). Handcrafted holiday items are available for sale in the Warming House. If you bring your dog, please keep it on a leash while you are here, and do not bring it into the Warming House.
Phone: (815) 385-8512
Tree Farm: Cal and Shans Landscape
Hours of Operation: Open the Friday after Thanksgiving and every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 2819 Raycraft Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098
Cost: All trees, all sizes, $50.
Details: This cut-your-own Christmas tree farm has two locations: 14216 Thayer Road in Woodstock and 3509 Lily Pond Road in Woodstock. Fresh Christmas Wreaths available at both locations.
Phone: (815) 509-1026
Tree Farm: Pine Apple Acres
Hours of Operation: Christmas tree-cutting begins on Nov. 29 and is open daily from 10 a.m. until dusk/4 p.m. Last day of the season will be Dec. 22.
Location: 41W651 Powers Road, Huntley, IL
Details: Starting in 1981 for five years the farm planted Pines (Scotch 75%, White 15% and Red 10%). Since then the farm added Spruce (Blue & Norway) and in 2000, started 500 White Spruce 3 year transplants. The farm also planted Concolor, Douglas and Frasier firs, which are now ready for cutting, having reached seven to eight feet in height. 1,400 trees are currently available in a variety of types and shapes for your selection up to 17' in height. We have a large selection of short needled varieties.
Tree Farm: Ben's Christmas Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nov. 29-Dec. 1; Dec. 6-Dec. 8; Dec. 13-15; and Dec. 20-22.
Location: 7720 Ryan Rd, Harvard, IL 60033
Cost: This year, prices range from $6 per foot to $8.75 per foot. Most pines are $6 per foot. Prefer firs? Most firs are $8.75 per foot. The farm accepts cash or check.
Details: We have thousands of trees in 9 varieties of firs and pines, from 6 to 15 feet tall. We use organic farming practices, and all trees are pesticide-free. The farm offers complimentary horse-drawn wagon rides, free shaking and bailing, complimentary coffee and hot cocoa, farm animals and Santa Claus is also on hand at the farm. Ben's has fresh, hand-made wreaths and greens items. Ben's tree farm offers fully decorated as well as decorate-your-own wreaths made from fresh cultivated Fraser fir. The farm is pet-friendly but dogs must be leashed.
Tree Farm: Pine-Apple Farm
Hours of Operation: Opens Nov. 28-30, 9 a.m. to dusk; Dec. 7-8, 9 a.m. to dusk; Dec. 14-15, 9 a.m. to dusk; Dec. 21-22, 9 a.m. to dusk.
Location: 309 Three Oaks Road, Cary, Illinois 60013
Details: The farm provides saws, shaking, baling, string, and loading
Tree Farm: Oney's Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 15. The field closes at 3 p.m.
Location: 16608 Rt.14 Woodstock, IL 60098
Details: Bundle up the family, including your leashed pet, for a romp through 60 acres of Christmas Trees. It doesn't matter if you want a harvest-your-own, a pre-cut, or a tree with roots for later planting. We have every option to fit your lifestyle. The hard part is deciding which one to choose out of 60,000 and nine different varieties. Everyone gets to ride the FREE weekend horse-drawn wagon ride with sleigh bells jingling into a winter wonderland. Return to the festival area to see Mrs. Claus in her North Pole house or let the little ones ride the ponies. Visit the bakery in the historic barn for lunch, or order our famous hot cinnamon rolls with a cup of hot cocoa.
Phone: (815) 338-4108
Lake CountyTree Farm: Sullivan Family Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Opens Nov. 28 and will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 24774 Petite Lake Road, Lake Villa, IL 60046
Details: Opens the day after Thanksgiving. You can walk the 20 acre farm to pick out that special tree and cut it down yourself or choose a fresh pre-cut.
Tree Farm: Gengel Tree Farm
Location: 38614 N Fairfield Rd, Lake Villa, IL 60046
Tree Farm: Star Christmas Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: The tree farm is open whenever you want to harvest your tree because it's self service
Location: 24974 W Miller Rd., Barrington, IL 60010
Cost: All trees are $5/foot unless specially tagged.
Details: This year our customers will be harvesting 6 - 14 foot East Anglia and French Blue Scotch Pines. These trees can hold on to its needles for more than four weeks, have stiff branches make it great for heavy ornaments and keeps their scent throughout the holiday season. The tree farm is open whenever you want to harvest your tree because it's self service.
Boone CountyTree Farm: Nature's Best Christmas Trees
Hours of Operation: Open for the season on Nov. 15 and closes Dec. 22. Open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays through Sundays; open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.
Location: 13001 Illinois Highway 76, Poplar Grove, IL
Cost: Short-needled firs (Fraser, Concolor, Canaan and Douglas) and spruces (Norway, Black Hills and Colorado Blue) are $10 per foot; White pines are $8 per foot
Details: Nature's Best Christmas Trees has bow saws available for you to cut your own tree or if you like, one of our helpful staff members will cut your tree. Either you or a staff member will haul it to the mechanical shaker to remove old dead needles. Next your tree will be put through the baler, which compacts the tree limbs with netting. Natures Best Christmas Trees cut your own Christmas tree farm offers this service at no charge to avoid tree damage and make it easier to transport and set up in the tree stand at home. Lastly, staff will load or tie it to your vehicle. Dogs are allowed.
Tree Farm: The Christmas Tree Forest
Hours of Operation: Open each season for three weekends immediately following the Thanksgiving holiday from 9 a.m. to sunset.
Location: Irene Road & Bates Road, Belvidere, IL 6100
Details: You will find two fields of naturally grown Christmas trees of all species and sizes nestled within 40 acres of permanent forest and habitat restorations. Enjoy a hay ride to the visitors barn. Complimentary service of our tree-shaker and netting-baler. The visitors barn has hot cider, hot chocolate, coffee and cookies for guests. Traditional Christmas balsam and specialty wreaths are available for sale.
WisconsinTree Farm: Sugar Creek Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open everyday starting the day after Thanksgiving, from 8 a.m. to dusk.
Location: N6447 Church Rd, Burlington, WI
Cost: The farm has many Pine and Spruce tagged at $20. White Pine, Norway Pine and Scotch Pine are marked at $30. Balsaam Fir and Colorado Blue Spruce are $55. The farm accepts cash or check.
Details: The Colorado Blue Spruce, White Pine and Scotch Pine selections are abundant for 2013. The Norway Pine and Balsam Fir are limited in selection for 2013. The farm provides saws and twine and will provide help for those cutting down their trees.
Phone: (262) 767-1177
Tree Farm: Valley View Tree Farm
Hours of Operation:
Location: W798 Valley View Road, Burlington, Wisconsin 53105
Cost: Tree prices range from $30 to $60.
Details: The farm has over 4,500 trees in 7 different tree varieties, such as Scotch Pine, Norway Spruce, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, and Concolor Fir. The farm offers complimentary hot chocolate and has a sledding hill. There are also kittens, chickens and ducks for everyone to enjoy. There is a warm sales shop that contains ornaments, stocking stuffers, centerpieces and baskets. If you would like a tree delivered the farm could do so locally during the week. Trees are all shook in a shaker and baled complimentary except the scotch pine (since they are too big).
Phone: 262-534-7234 or 262-210-7235
Tree Farm: Stumpf's Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Open the day after Thanksgiving through Christmas on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 340 Horns Corners Rd, Cedarburg, WI 53012
Cost: All trees are $49. Only cash and checks accepted.
Details: The farm will provide a saw and tarp to drag your tree back to the barn and will shake your tree on our mechanical shaker to remove any debris and fallen needles. For an additional $2 staff will bale your tree. Twine is available to secure tree to your vehicle. The farm has an indoor, heated sales barn where hot apple cider is served. Other products available include fresh wreaths, door swags, boughs, large tree stands, and disposal bag. No dogs are allowed.
Phone: (262) 375-6351
Tree Farm: Noffke Tree Farms
Hours of Operation: Open daily starting on Thanksgiving weekend from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Choose and cut tree farm is open until dusk.
Location: 10341 N Granville Rd, Mequon, WI 53097
Details: The 47-acre tree farm has choose and cut and pre-cut trees available, Fraser Fir, Balsaam Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine and Colorado Spruce. The farm also has quality handmade wreaths. The indoor shop has hot chocolate, apple cider and special ornaments and gifts. Staff will shake and wrap trees for customers.
Phone: (262) 242-5157
Tree Farm: Trees for Less Nursery
Hours of Operation: Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Dec. 7-8, Dec. 14-15, Dec. 21-22.
Location: 11550 N Wasaukee Rd, Mequon, WI 53097
Details: Choose and cut trees are available in Balsaam Fir, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir and Blue Spruce. The nursery offers a scenic hay ride to the choose and cut field. Hot chocolate and snacks are available. There is also a fire pit. The nursery offers free netting and loading.
Tree Farm: Country Side Trees and Dog Bones
Hours of Operation: Open daily starting on Nov. 23. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. until dark; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. until dark. Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. to noon. Closed on Thanksgiving and on Christmas.
Location: W6488 N Walworth Rd, Walworth, WI 53184
Cost: White Pine and Scotch Pine, $30-$60; Colorado Spruce, Norway Spruce and Fraser Fir, $40-70.
Details: The tree farm has a variety of trees including White Pine, Scotch Pine, Colorado Spruce, Norway Spruce and Fraser Fir. The Upper Midwest Newfoundland Club will be visiting Country Side Trees on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and Dec. 7-8 and 14-15. For a small donation, the dogs will bring your Christmas tree up and out of the field for you. The Beloit Kennel Club will also be here to give a demonstration on Dec. 14 and 15. Leashed dogs are welcome at the farm. Wreaths, boughs and garland are available. Country Side Trees also sells antler dog bones.
Phone: (262) 275-5105
Tree Farm: Ottman Family Christmas Trees
Hours of Operation: Open starting on Thanksgiving and then open every weekend Friday-Sunday.
Location: 759 Primrose Center Rd., Belleville, WI
Details: Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, Norway Pine and Scotch Pine are available. The business also has a selection of wreaths, boughs and garlands.
Phone: (608) 845-8567
Tree Farm: Winterberry Christmas Trees
Hours of Operation: Open on Saturday prior to Thanksgiving and then daily through Dec. 23. Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: N8220 Smith Rd., Brooklyn, WI
Cost: Prices range from $28 to $50.
Details: Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Spruce and White Pine available. Fresh cut trees are also available, fresh wreaths and garland, free hayrides and apple cider and free baling and disposal bag.
IndianaTree Farm: Williams Tree Farm
Hours of Operation: Opens for the season on Nov. 16. Open from noon to 4:30 p.m. weekdays; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekends.
Location: 4661 Yale Bridge Road, Rockton, IN
Details: Roam 350 acres accompanied by one of the farm's friendly golden retrievers. The farm offers hay rides, a gift shop, Santa visits or dine in at the Cabin Cafe.
Tree Farm: Kapitan Nursery
Hours of Operation: Opens the Friday after Thanksgiving. Open 9 a.m. to dusk on the weekends from after Thanksgiving to Christmas; not open weekdays.
Location: 4303 Harms Road, Merrillville, IN
Cost: $4 per foot for pine; $6 per foot for spruce.
Details: Carry trees up to 8 feet. "The tree always gets bigger when you bring it in the house," says owner Mike Kapitan. Farm is up to an hour's drive from the south suburbs.
Phone: For more call 219-942-8156 or email email@example.com.
Tree Farm: Luers Treet Farm
Hours of Operation: Open noon to 5 p.m. starting Nov. 29, open 9 a.m.-5p.m. through Dec. 1; Dec. 2 through Dec. 23, open weekdays from noon-5 p.m.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends
Location: 6303 W. 91st Ave., Crown Point, IN
Cost: Prices range from $5.50 per foot (Scotch and white pines) and $6.50 per foot for other tree varieties.
Details: Luers operates 38-acre tree farm, featuring an assortment Scotch and White Pine, Blue and Norway spruce, Douglas and Canaan fir trees. Also carries wreaths. Visit Santa in Sweetie's Christmas Shop while you're there. Concessions available. About an hour's drive from south suburbs.
Phone: (219) 688-2832
Tree Farm: Santa's Holiday Forest
Hours of Operation: Opens day after Thanksgiving
Location: 95 E. 700 N, Valparaiso, IN
Details: Although it doesn't appear that Santa has updated his Holiday Forest website since 2007, his tree farm is open for business. The farm is currently being decked out for the holidays. Call before you head out.