Originally published Nov 2019 Updated Nov 2020
A family holiday tradition for many, these farms provide a range of live trees perfect for decorating.
Note: Social Distancing and masked required.
Located in Collegeville, Boswell’s has been a community staple for over 70 years. Visitors can traverse the farm for a variety of trees, including blue spruce, white spruce, Douglas fir, Canann fir, Norway spruce and white pine. The farm provides saws and ropes for visitors, too.
1093 N. Grange Ave., Collegeville.
If Santa had a Pennsylvania outpost, this spot might be it. Located in Cochranville, this 35-acre farm offers a selection of Douglas firs and spruce trees, which families can cut and take home starting after Thanksgiving. It also boasts a Christmas shop full of collectibles, decorations, gifts and more, making it a great one-stop shop.
351 Pusey Mill Road, Cochranville.
Starting Nov. 29, this Collegeville farm will have a number of fresh trees for cutting. Among the offerings are blue spruce, Norway spruce and white pine trees. The farm provides saws, a tree shaker and can drill holes for Christmas tree stands. For those who’d rather pick up a tree, Corkum offers cut trees grown in Lehigh Valley, as well as balled and burlap trees perfect for planting after the holidays.
797 Bridge Road, Collegeville.
On Nov. 27, this Hatfield grower will have trees available for cutting. Visitors can traverse the farm with a cart and saw, searching for the perfect one to adorn their home. Hague’s has a selection of Nordmann fir, Scotch pine, white pine and white and blue spruce trees. Also look for pre-cut trees and decorating classes.
755 Forty Food Road, Hatfield.
A family favorite for its myriad activities and treats, Linvilla Orchards offers cut-your-own trees from Nov. 23 through Dec. 23, by way of a hayride. While there, visit with Santa or go on a caroling hayride on select dates.
137 W. Knowlton Road, Media.
Situated in the far reaches of Chester County, from Nov. 27 through Dec. 22, this tree farm offers cut-your-own trees. Find Canaan, Douglas and Frazier firs, plus blue spruces. For those who want a tree that lasts beyond the holiday, balled and burlap trees are also available. Be sure to grab a cup of hot chocolate after finding the perfect one.
301 March Road, Elverson.
Located near the Maryland border, this tree farm is open for just over two weeks each season. From Nov. 27 through Dec. 14, visitors can search for the perfect Christmas tree, which they can cut themselves. Home to a 200-year-old restored barn, the farm also offers cider made from old English and American variety apples, which is available on weekends for tasting and in growlers.
959 Chesterville Road, Lewisville.
With 55 acres, Tricolor Tree Farm has a generous selection of trees for visitors to cut and take home. From Douglas fir to blue spruce to white pine to hemlock, there’s no shortage of options. Bonus: The farm offers hayrides on the weekends.
1480 Hall Road, West Chester.
Founded in 1970 with just two acres, today this Landenberg farm stretches over 30 acres. In the lead up to Christmas, the farm welcomes visitors to cut their own Douglas fir, Colorado spruce or Fraser fir trees. For added fun, Schmidt’s offers hayrides and reindeer visits, too.
1741 Flint Hill Road, Landenberg.
With two locations in Chester County, this family-owned farm has plenty of acres for visitors to cut their own Christmas trees. Find Douglas firs in a range of heights at the West Chester and Cochranville locations, which are open Saturdays and Sundays.
2176 Gap Newport Pike, Cochranville; 1257 Westtown Thornton Road, West Chester.
One of the most beloved Christmas tree farms around, Yeager’s has been a local institution for over 200 years. Today, its fifth and sixth generation farmers offer year-round services, but none as delightful as during the winter. Visitors can meander the farm or take a hayride to cut their own tree, or grab a pre-cut one to take home.
1015 Pikesprings Road, Phoenixville.