Embrace the Festive Spirit: Christmas Tree Cutting Adventures in GTA

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and traditions. And what better way to kick off the festivities than by embarking on a Christmas tree-cutting adventure? The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) boasts numerous Christmas tree farms, each offering unique experiences and various trees to choose from. Whether you're a seasoned tree-cutter or a first-timer, here are five farms worth considering for your holiday tree hunt:


1. Potash Creek Farms

Nestled in the heart of Omemee, Potash Creek Farms is a family-run operation that has been nurturing Christmas trees and greenery since 2006. They offer a wide selection of pre-harvested and cut-your-own trees, ensuring you find the perfect fit for your home. Their commitment to sustainable practices and community involvement makes them a popular choice among GTA residents.

Cost: Cut your own trees start at $60 plus HST
When: December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Potash Creek Farms, 400 Grassy Rd, Omemee, ON K0L 2W0

2. Cormack Tree Farm

For over three generations, Cormack Tree Farm has been a cornerstone of the Ontario Christmas tree scene. Their Uxbridge-based farm boasts a rich history and a passion for providing families with memorable tree-cutting experiences. 

Cost: Start from $80 (up to 6 Feet) to $220 (over 11 Feet)
When: December 2, 3, 9, 10 from 9 am to 4 pm
Where: 6119 Concession Road 3, Uxbridge, Ontario L0C 1A0, Canada

3. Elliott Tree Farm

Elliott Tree Farm is a circa 1890  Christmas tree farm specializing in fresh-cut Fraser Fir and Balsam Fir trees; they also offer a selection of Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Norway Spruce, and Canaan Fir.

Cost: $99 to $279 based on size
When: Open November 18 until December 23 from 9 am until dusk
Where: 9467 E Garafraxa Erin Townline, Hillsburgh, ON N0B 1Z0

4. Prestonvale Tree Farms

Spread across 60 acres, Prestonvale Tree Farms is a haven for those seeking a bountiful selection of high-quality Christmas trees. Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Spruce, and Pine trees await your discovery, ready to be transformed into the centerpiece of your holiday décor. They provided saws and free shaking and baling.


  • Balsam Fir all sizes: $63.00
  • Fraser Fir all sizes: $68.00
  • Spruce & Pine all sizes: $53.00

When:  Starting December 1, 7 days a week, through to Christmas Eve.

  • Monday to Friday – 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

Where: 1421 Prestonvale Rd, Courtice, ON L1E 2P2

5. MacPherson Christmas Tree farm

Immerse yourself in the charm of a small, family-run farm at MacPherson Christmas Tree Farm. Their festive atmosphere, complete with wagon rides, scavenger hunts for children, and complimentary hot chocolate, adds a touch of magic to the tree-cutting experience. Choose from a variety of tree sizes and species, and enjoy the friendly service and warm hospitality that have become hallmarks of this beloved farm.

Cost: Start from $85,  based on tree size and type

  • Wednesday– Friday: 12 – 4 pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: 17422 ON-48, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 1Z1

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