Chicago Area Christmas Tree Farms 2012

All of the farms listed below offer pick-your-own trees. As always, it’s best to call ahead to ensure the farm will be open and trees are available. Please note that many farms accept only cash or checks.

Bengston Tree Farm, 10919 W. Wilmington, Peotone, 708-258-9610

  • Opens November 23. Open daily from 9:00 am-4:30 pm.
  • Hot chocolate, donuts, wreaths, and warming barn available.
  • Cash & check only.

Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm, 7719 Ryan Road, Harvard, and 16324 Capron Road, Capron, 630-279-0216

  • Open November 23 through December 9. Open Friday-Sunday (Capron location is closed on Fridays), from 9:30 am-4:30 pm, except November 30 and December 7 – open 11:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Complimentary coffee and hot cocoa and horse-drawn wagon rides.
  • Open November 23 through December 23. Open the Friday after Thanksgiving and every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Christmas gift shop available.

Camelot Christmas Tree Farm, 16380 Somonauk Road, DeKalb, 815-756-6599

  • Open November 23 through December 16. Open Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Cookies, coffee, and hot cocoa available.
  • Cash & checks only.

Christmas Tree Forest at Flora Tree Farm, Irene Road & Bates Road, Belvidere, 615-509-8367

  • Open November 23, 24, 25, and December 1, 2, 8, & 9 from 9:00 am-sunset.
  • Cookies, coffee, hot cider, and hot cocoa available. No formal restrooms available. Wreaths available.

Cupola House Tree Farm, 4030 N. 3000W Road, Bourbonnais, 815-932-NOEL

  • Open November 17 through December 22, including Thanksgiving Day. Open daily from 8:30 am-dark.
  • Hot cider, hay rides, and wood fire available.
  • Cash & checks only.

Honeybee Acres Christmas Tree Farm, 41W072 Bowes Road, Elgin, 847-464-9627

  • Open November 23, 24, 25, 30, and December 1, 2, 7, 8, & 9.
  • Reindeer Cafe serves breakfast and lunch from 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
  • Cash, checks, & credits cards accepted; American Express & debit cards are not accepted.

Ide Christmas Tree Farm, 1500 83rd Street, Downers Grove, 630-743-4032

  • Open November 23-December 23. Open (weather permitting) Friday after Thanksgiving and Saturday-Sunday 8:30 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Credit cards NOT accepted. Port-a-pottys available.

Kuiper’s Family Farm, 1N318 Watson Road, Maple Park, 815-827-5200

  • Christmas Tree Farm opens November 23. Open daily 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • Free apple cider donut for everyone in the party when you buy a tree. Farmhouse Kitchen, Barn Store, and Orchard Shop & Bakery available.
  • Cash only at the Farmhouse Kitchen. Credit cards accepted at the Barn Store and Orchard Shop & Bakery.

Larson’s Family Farm, 4404 Somonauk Road, Sandwich, 815-786-2249

  • Opens November 23 from 9:00 am-4:30 pm. Open 2:00 pm-4:30 pm Tuesday-Friday and 9:00 am-4:30 pm Saturday-Sunday through December 20.
  • Barn Store available.
  • Cash & checks only.

Lee’s Trees, 45W002 Lees Road, Lily Lake, 630-365-2116

  • Opens November 23 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Open Saturday-Sunday 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Fridays 1:00 pm-5:00 pm.
  • Christmas decorations available.

Marmion Abbey, 850 Butterfield Road, Aurora, 630-897-7215 x375 for general info, 630-936-0034 for questions

  • Open November 17-December 23. Open 9:00 am-7:00 pm daily, and 9:00 am-2:00 pm on Thanksgiving.
  • Free sled use on farm; free cocoa & wood-burning warming fire on weekends. Seasonal store and warming station available.

Nature’s Best Christmas Trees, 13001 Il Route 76, Poplar Grove, 815-765-2960

  • Open November 16-December 16. Open Friday-Sunday 8:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday-Thursday 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Open until 1:00 pm on Thanksgiving, but call in advance.
  • Wreaths available.
  • Cash & local checks only.

Pine Apple Acres, 41W651 Powers Road, Huntley, 847-669-3251

  • Opens November 23 through December 16. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Tree cutting by appointment only after December 16.
  • Cash & checks only.

Pioneer Tree Farm, 4614 Pioneer Road, McHenry, 815-385-8512

  • Open November 23, 24, & 25, and December 1,2, 8, & 9 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Wagon rides and hot cocoa or coffee in the warming house included. Holiday items available for purchase.
  • 10% of tree purchases donated to the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County.

Richardson Christmas Trees, 9407 Richardson Road, Spring Grove, 815-675-9729

  • Open November 23-December 23. Open daily 9:00 am-6:00 pm.
  • Free wagon rides, coffee, & hot cocoa. Concessions and Christmas decorations available.

Spring Bluff Nursery, 41W130 Norris Road, Sugar Grove, 630-466-4278

  • Open November 23-25, December 1-2, & 8-9 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Hot chocolate and warming fire available.

Tammen Christmas Tree Farm, 37131 Essex Road, Wilmington, 800-892-5989

  • Opens November 23. Open daily from 8:00 am-4:30 pm.
  • Credit cards and debit cards accepted.

Ziegler’s Christmas Tree Farm, 42W109 McDonald Road, Elgin, 847-464-5776

  • Open November 23-25 and December 1, 2, & 8th, or until sold out or weather becomes an issue. Open 9:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Cider, hot cocoa, and other refreshments available for purchase.
  • Santa will visit November 24 and December 1 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm.
2 Responses to Chicago Area Christmas Tree Farms 2012
  1. Melissa
    November 19, 2012 | 3:07 pm

    Thanks for making this list. I shared it on FB! :)
    Have a nice holiday!

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