For many, kicking off the Christmas season starts with picking out a Christmas Tree. We’ve compiled this list of some Christmas Tree Farms in Ohio to help you make your selection.”
It’s time to put away the Thanksgiving Day turkey and trimmings and plan for the Christmas season. With most Christmas tree farms in Ohio opening the day after Thanksgiving, you’ll want to clear a corner in the front room and prepare to bring home the season’s first gift to the family – the perfect pine to decorate and share with everyone as they admire the lights and ornaments.
But first, you need to find that tree of your dreams. That’s where we can help.
Top Christmas Tree Farms in Ohio
Piney Paradise- Norwalk
Piney Paradise is a family-owned farm in Norwalk that has two locations to serve you. This Ohio Christmas Tree Farm has been helping families kick off the Christmas season with fond memories for generations.
You’ll find fun photo ops and if you’re lucky, Santa may even make an appearance.
Hop on board a tractor-pulled wagon ( December 7th -8th) and take a ride to the field where you’ll have fun selecting the perfect tree.
Tip: It helps if you know what type of tree you’re looking for when you set out. At Piney-Paradise you’ll find several varieties of firs, spruce and pine and each one has its own unique characteristics.
In addition to Christmas trees, you’ll be able to pick up other Christmas greenery like wreaths, swags, ropes, fresh-cut holly and bundles of greens.
Piney Paradise opens for the 2020 year the day after Thanksgiving. Visit the website for hours.
The Farms at Pine Tree Barn – Wooster
With more than 75,000 trees available, The Farms at Pine Tree Barn in Wooster has been selling Christmas trees in the Cleveland area for more than 60 years. But, finding the perfect Fraser fir or Spruce isn’t the only thing to do when visiting the Christmas tree farm.
On weekends from Thanksgiving weekend through mid-December, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride or a Pine Tree Caboose express to the orchard to choose your tree.
You also have the option of picking a precut tree at the Tree Barn. While at the farm, visit the Village at the main location for a warm drink and light lunch.
The farm offers premade wreaths and other items for sale too.
Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm – Burghill
Northeast Ohio has been home to Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm for more than six decades.
Raising fir trees ranging in variety and size (up to 16 feet tall), Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm in Burghill is about a 90-minute drive from Cleveland.
The opportunity to travel by a tractor-pulled hayride to pick out your tree adds to the fun of a visit to Storeyland. Visitors are provided a saw, so you can cut your own tree and then load on a sleigh to travel back to the main building.
After you have the tree shaken for loose needles and wrapped for the trip home, head over to the bonfire and enjoy some hot beverages and treats.
Open daily from the day after Thanksgiving until Dec. 23, Storeyland also sells premade wreaths and other holiday-themed items.
Sugar Grove Farms – Ashland
With an agriculture background that dates to the 19th century, Sugargrove Tree Farms has been helping Ohio families celebrate holiday traditions since the mid-1980s.
Located midway between Cleveland and Columbus a short drive off of Interstate 71, a visit to the farm includes a horse-drawn wagon ride to the fields, where you can search for the perfect tree for your holiday celebration.
Cut your tree with a saw the farm provides and the staff will haul the tree back to the barn.
Open the Friday following Thanksgiving and then weekends through mid-December, guests are invited to enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as they warm up after a trip to the field.
Sugargrove Tree Farm also participates in Trees for Troops which delivers trees to bases around the U.S.
Read our tips on picking out the perfect Christmas Tree.
Cackler Farms – Delaware
Cackler Farms, about 30 minutes north of Columbus, kicks off its fourth decade of providing Christmas trees for central Ohio.
From their first planting in 1989 through more than 20,000 evergreen trees, the Cackler family has sought to make a visit to their farm more than just getting a Christmas tree.
With a live nativity scene featuring a miniature donkey and sheep, visitors are encouraged to explore the farm.
Once you’ve cut the family’s Christmas tree, they will help bind it for you. Open Saturday and Sunday beginning Thanksgiving weekend, the farm offers trees through mid-December.
Corsi Tree Farm – Hamersville
Originally known as Evergreen Acres, the farm started with about 20 acres of trees in 1955.
After family members started cutting down their own trees during the holiday season, founders Lou Corsi and John Bulow opened Green Acres to the public. Later changing its name to Corsi Tree Farm, Lou’s son Sheldon now runs the Christmas tree farm.
As people continue to visit the farm, about 50 minutes east of Cincinnati, they love finding their own special tree and cutting it down.
With more than 100 acres for people to peruse for a fir, the family invites everyone to stop by the Broken Stone Lodge to partake in hot chocolate, treats and maybe to even enjoy chili for lunch.
Opening the day after Thanksgiving, Corsi Tree Farm will be open Wednesday-Sunday through the weekend before Christmas.
With so many family holiday traditions focusing around the tree, it’s vital to choose the perfect tree.
Ohio is home to impressive Christmas tree farms, as you visit the farms, please ensure you check their websites or Facebook pages to verify how they accept payments, as many are cash-only operations.
Finally, as you make your way in the family sleigh for that trip into the snowy wonderland of Ohio, have fun and stay warm in your hunt for the family Christmas tree. And don’t forget your camera!
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