Tis’ the season for hot cocoa, twinkling lights and jolly treats! As Christmas approaches, gather your family and make the season merry with a trip to one of our 19 Dutchess tree farms in search of the perfect centerpiece to your home during the holidays - your Christmas tree! This is the perfect way to kick off the season with loved ones and safely participate in holiday traditions.
Note: Please be sure to call ahead for business hours and review each farm’s COVID procedures before visiting.
Abel's Trees (Verbank): Sip on a hot cup of complimentary cocoa as you walk through the 25 acres of Abel’s Tree Farm in search of the perfect Christmas tree! Choose from Balsam and Douglas Firs, and Norway, Blue and White Spruce trees. Don’t be surprised if you stumble upon a few standing over 10 feet tall! Tree carts, wreaths, tree stands, hot food and fresh baked goods will be available for purchase. Free baling, cutting and loafing trees is available, and complimentary hand saws for use. Open every day except Wednesdays starting November 27 through December 20, Appointments can be made during the week.
Battenfeld’s Christmas Tree Farm (Red Hook): Step onto this family-owned 100-acre farm for a cozy day of tree hunting. This tree farm offers six tree species – Douglas Fir, White Pine, Spruce, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, and Frazier Fir each with its own unique characteristics and appeal. Once you’ve cut your own tree, stop by their wreath barn for the perfect holiday accessories like garlands and kissing balls. Custom wreath orders are also available. Don’t forget to include your (leashed) furry friend in the festivities! Season opens November 23 and runs through mid-December.
Big Rock Farms (Stanfordville): Cut your own Balsam Fir, White Pine or Norway Spruce, up to 7 ft. tall. Local, fresh-cut, Fraser and Balsam Firs between 8 and 9 ft. tall. Choose from their wide selection of wreaths (you can also decorate your own) and roping. Call for special orders and prices. Christmas tree season begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs until Christmas. You can visit any day of the week by appointment.
Bilmar Nurseries (Pleasant Valley): Make jolly Christmas memories on the 200 acres of Bilmar! Select your perfect tree from their fields of high-quality, home-grown Christmas trees - they’ve been doing this since 1959! Their varieties include Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, Grand Fir, Blue Spruce and White Pine. Shop their hand-made wreaths or decorate your own on-site! Sweet treats will also be available for purchase. Leashed four-legged friends are welcome! Opening weekend is November 21 and 22, then open for the season starting November 27 through December 24.
BJ’s Christmas Tree Farm (Pleasant Valley): BJ’s offers a large selection of trees and wreaths to help you and your family deck the halls. Varieties include: Douglas Fir, White Pine, and Pre-cut Fraser Fir. Although their gift shop will be closed, wreaths will be available for purchase on the field!. Open for the season starting the day after Thanksgiving and then on Saturdays and Sundays until Christmas.
Daisey Hill Farm (Millerton): Not looking to cut-your-own tree? Choose from a selection of pre-cut trees and wreaths at Daisy Hill Farm. Open for the season starting November 27.
Donald Wachenheimer Farm (Verbank): Come cut-your-own at this family-friendly farm! Trees available to cut Monday - Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m, and Saturday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. starting the day after Thanksgiving.
Evergreen Farm (Millbrook): In the midst of a strange year, Evergreen Farm hopes to bring visitors a memorable Christmas experience! Find your perfect fresh, fragrant tree ranging from 5 ft. to 10 ft. in a variety of tree species – Douglas Fir, Frasier Fir and Spruce. Don't want to cut your own tree? No problem - they offer full service. Simply pick out your tree and they’ll cut it and carry it for you. Bailing and handsaws for those who wish to cut their own are available for free. Open for two weekends only, Friday, November 27th - 29, and December 5 - 6.
Fabulous Firs Christmas Tree Farm at VanScott Farms (Poughkeepsie): Bells are ringing at the award-winning, fourth-generation Fabulous Firs Christmas Tree Farm! Choose from acres of Fraser, Concolor, and Canaan Firs, or White, Colorado, Norway and Serbian Spruces. Bring your own saws or rent one with a refundable cash deposit. For the perfect festive touches to your space, take home fresh, handmade wreaths - which are made daily! While on the hunt, stop by and see the vintage 1943 New Haven Railroad Caboose that once traveled through the farm to what's now the Walkway Over the Hudson. Open for the season starting November 21.
Hahn Farm (Salt Point): Get some fresh air and make your spirits bright at Hahn Farm! With a selection of Douglas, Fraser, Canaan and Concolor Firs, White Pine, and Blue Spruce trees – cut your own or browse their pre-cut trees. Take a seat and enjoy the views from their outdoor picnic tables and don’t forget to shop their fresh wreaths. Open the day after Thanksgiving through mid-December.
Mike Senikier's Evergreen Forest Christmas Tree Farm ( Lagrangeville): Grab a cup of their hot cocoa and search for your ideal tree! Choose from Fraser, Balsaam, Canaan. Concolor Fir, and Blue Spruce. Wreaths, smores, and homemade cookies will be available for purchase. Open weekends only starting November 27 through Christmas.
Murphy Crest Tree Farm (Amenia): Enjoy the beautiful views from Murphy Crest Tree Farm as you find your perfect tree! Choose from Douglas fir, Concolor fir, Canaan fir, and Norway spruce. They also have wreaths, tree stands, crafts, and other accessories for sale. Their friendly staff offer help with cutting and tying your tree to your vehicle. Baling, mechanical tree shaking, drilling for stand straight tree stands, hand saws, tree carts, and hot chocolate or coffee are also available at no cost. Murphy Crest is open weekends from the day after Thanksgiving until they are sold out.
Plains View Farm (Pleasant Valley): Grab your crew (including your leashed pup) and head over to Plains View Farm! Cut your own tree from a selection including Fraser Firs (nothing over 7 feet), Norway Spruces (many sizes, including 12 feet and higher) and Blue Spruces. Spruce up your space and shop their other fresh decor including holiday wreaths. Although their gift shop will not be open this year, you can also browse through their selection of handmade wooden gifts upon request. The farm will be open for two weekends only, starting November 27.
Primrose Hill Farm (Staatsburg): Take a stroll through the historic Primrose Hill Farm and breathe in the fresh winter air! Cut your own trees from White Spruces, Norway Spruces, Douglas Firs and Concolor Firs. Open daily starting the Friday after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve.
Rawls Christmas Tree Farm (Pleasant Valley): Continue your holiday tradition at Rawls Christmas Tree Farm. With a selection of primarily Fraser Firs with a large selection of Canaan Fir, as well Cork Bark Fir and Turkish Fir, you're bound to find the style and size you want! Open for the season beginning the day after Thanksgiving, through December.
Saltsman Christmas Tree Farm (Rhinebeck): Enjoy the quaint charm of this small, family-owned farm where you can choose and cut from Blue Spruces, White Spruces, Frasier Firs and Balsam Firs. Come for a tree and stay for the complimentary donuts and open barnyard fire on weekends. Browse their Christmas Barn Shop for the perfect holiday accessories like wreaths, and centerpieces. Pre-cut trees are also available as well as saws and bailing. Open the day after Thanksgiving until trees have sold out.
Solvang Farm (Poughkeepsie): The Christmas spirit will be in full swing on the traditional opening day of November 27 with a large selection of cut-your-own and fresh-cut trees including Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine, and Engelmann Spruce. Although their holiday shop will be closed this year, you can browse their beautiful holiday offerings outdoors. Shop wreaths, white pine roping, table arrangements, and kissing balls - all made fresh on the farm by hand. Open Black Friday through December 20.
Wonderland Farm (Rhinebeck): Bring home a picture-perfect tree from Wonderland Farm! Their trees have been featured in Pottery Barn’s catalogues, Country Living Magazine and other national media outlets. Pick from a variety of beautifully sculpted evergreens ranging from 4 to 15+ feet. Balsam, Frasier, and Canaan Firs, as well as Blue Spruce are available! Kick off your Christmas season early, as Wonderland opens the weekend before Thanksgiving (Friday November 21).
To the best of our knowledge, this information is correct as of publish date 11/11*