Find local Christmas tree farms here!

Whether you want to cut your own tree, pick a live tree and have it cut for you, buy a tree already cut or buy a living tree you can plant, this page provides detailed listings of Western Nova Scotia's choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms, places to buy pre-cut (also called pre-harvested and fresh-cut) trees, stands, sleigh rides, hay rides and related winter events and fun. Some listings are for tree farms, others are tree lots, and some only offer hay rides, sleigh rides or other winter events. READ EACH LISTING to know what each facility offers. The farms are listed further down this page, so scroll down the page! Since this service is free and open to ALL Christmas tree farms, not just those who belong to an association or pay for an ad, like almost all other websites do, this is the most complete and current listing available! I'm always looking for more to add, and to correct any inaccuracies or errors, so if you encounter any, please email me!

Tips:

  • If the name of the farm is blue with an underline; that's a link to their website. Click on it for the most current hours and information.
  • ALWAYS call the farm or store BEFORE YOU GO to confirm their supply, their hours and whether they have trees, are allowing choose-and-cut or just precut trees; and which attractions or winter activities are available.  All three can change during the short Christmas season, due to weather, demand and the farmer's business conditions! Farms get sold, shut down or run out of trees, and they don't all update me every day, let alone every year. For more tips to make your trip fun and successful, click here!
    DON'T DRIVE OUT THERE IF YOU CAN'T REACH THEM BY PHONE OR EMAIL!
  • The dates indicate when I last received an update, no date means it may be years old!
  • And please tell the farmer you visit in Western Nova Scotia that you found their farm here! I need the farmers to realize that you found them here so that they will keep their information up to date!
  • After Christmas, click here to find how how and where to easily recycle or dispose of your Christmas tree! And to recycle used, broken or old Christmas lights and electronics See this page for local options to easily recycle your Christmas holiday lights

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for September 2017

September: Most Christmas tree farms open on the Friday right after Thanksgiving and are open up to Christmas Eve.Some are only open on weekends, or only have hayrides, Santa visits and events on weekends.

And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt.

Christmas tree farms, lots and activities, sorted by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Annapolis

  • Shepherd Family Christmas Trees - Uses natural growing practices, Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Santa appearances, trees baled, free tree trimmings, saws provided, Christmas event or festival,
    3750 Black Rock Road, B0p 1v0 Black Rock, NS, Waterville, NS B0P1V0. Phone: 902-538-7701. Email: upicktrees@eastlink.ca . Open: Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm from November 28th to December23rd. Directions: From Halifax Via highway 101, take exit 14 and turn left towards Waterville. Drive 9.4 km to Black Rock Road - turn right. Drive straight over mountain for 10.1 kms. Signs for Christmas Tree Farm & UPICK on the right side From Middleton / Greenwood Via highway 101 Take the Berwick Exit 15 turn left 7 Km to the intersection with highway 221 turn right until you come to the Black Rock Road. Turn left up the mountain 5 Km Farm on Right 3750 Black Rock. Road Signs for Christmas Tree Farm & UPICK on the right side. Click here for a map and directions. Shepherd Family Christmas Trees are growers of environmentally friendly Balsam Fir in natural stands, no pesticides, herbicides or chemicals are used!. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. Come start a fun family tradition by walking through a tree lot looking for the perfect tree of you!.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: October 26, 2015)
  • Sun Set Acres Farm - follows organic methods, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths and boughs, saws provided, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo
    1763 Hwy #10, Springfield, NS B0R1H0. Fax: 902-547-2924. Email us at: sunsetacresfarm@hotmail.com . . We are open April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Our hours are: Our hours are: Open Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturdays 7am to 5pm, Sundays 8am to 5pm We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. We offer to the public Organic Farming & CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) where you as the consumer may purchase either HALF, FULL of FAMILY Shares to our farm. At a set rate for the upcoming harvest season. We like our new members and current members to please subscribe to our farm before November 30, of each year for the following growing season as this is the time we start planning our gardens and crops for the upcoming growing season. This is a big help so we know and can plan how much we need to grow in order to make our harvest supply best.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.

Digby

  • David Thomas Christmas Trees - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees,
    518 North Range Crossroad, Digby County, NS B0W 1H0. Phone: 902-245-4375. Open: November to Christmas every day. Directions: 1.5 Kilometers South from 101.  Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: November 27, 2013)

Kings

  • Ljkr Farm - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Christmas boughs, trees tied, trees baled, saws provided,
    372 Schofield Rd RR# 2 Wolfville, Kings Co., Wolfville, NS B4P 2R2. Phone: 902-542-5182. Email: laurie.levy@ns.sympatico.ca . Directions: Exit 11, Greenwich, to highway 1; travel west to Deep Hollow Road, then to White Rock, through the intersection, across Gaspereau River, up White Rock Mountain, turning left on to Schofield Road, third place in at 372.(total distance c. 10 km) OR Exit 12 New Minas. Kentville, turn left toward Canaan, take Highbury School Road - first on your left to White Rock Road, left to White Rock Intersection (STOP sign), turn right across Gaspereau River and up White Rock Mountain turning left on Schofield Road to 372. ( total distance c.10 km.). Open: Weekends September, October, November for early tagging and seven days a week during December for tagging and cutting. The twenty acre lot of natural and fill planting is only 10 to 15 minutes from Kentville, New Minas, Wolfville and an hour from Halifax; We encourage customers to tag their tree early on a sunny weekend from September through to Christmas when selection is at its best. Payment: Cash, only.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: September 28, 2008)
  • Robar's Christmas Tree Farm - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut,
    Lake Paul RR 1, Aylesford, NS B0P 1C0. Tel: 847-9184.
  • Rocky Mountain Christmas Tree Upick - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, trees baled, saws provided, winter wagon rides, free hot chocolate,
    921 English Mountain Road, Kentville, NS b4n 3v8. Phone: 902-429-6434 . Email: k.vankippersluis@ns.sympatico.ca . Open: Saturdays and Sundays in December from 9 am to 5 pm. Directions: Take Exit 13 on the 101 Highway. At the ramp turn towards New Ross. Once you reach the flashing light by the Irving, take a left on English Mountain Road. After 1.5km the Upick is on your left. 921 English Mountain Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Come and enjoy over 25 acres of Christmas trees. Sleds are available for snowy days on a first come, first serve basis. The Candy Cane shack is a great place to warm up, enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate and a candy cane. We are pet friendly so please bring your pets along. They can also enjoy a treat in the Candy Cane shack. Kabota rides are also available for both the big and little kids! Cash only please.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: November 15, 2012)
  • Shepherd Family Christmas Trees - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut,
    3750 Black Rock Road, Whites Corner, Nova Scotia, B0P 1V0. Phone: 902-538-7701. (ADDED: November 14, 2016, JBS)

Lunenburg

  • Balsam Country Farms - Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Christmas wreaths, Christmas boughs, trees baled, winter wagon rides, Christmas event or festival, free hot cider, porta-potties
    1675 Forties Road RR#1, New Ross, NS B0J 2M0. Phone: 902-689-2329. Email: kathyhiltz@hotmail.com . Open: The first Saturday and Sunday in December ONLY, from 10am to 4pm. Directions: 8 km. west of the intersection at New Ross on the Forties Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We are part of the New Ross annual Christmas Festival. Payment: Cash, only. Our tree lot has an Elf theme. You could find tiny elves in the trees! Our trees are chemical tree. (No fertilizer or sprays) We serve free cider and cookies from our "Cookie Cottage". There are other activities for the children. The wagon ride takes you on a tour of the family farm with an interpretive lesson on the industry and the history of Balsam Country Farms. A great family experience.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (UPDATED: November 08, 2016) (UPDATED: November 23, 2015) (UPDATED: November 01, 2014) (UPDATED: November 26, 2013) (UPDATED: November 01, 2012) (ADDED: October 18, 2011)
  • Grant Rhodenizer's Christmas Tree Yard - Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees,
    1049 Farmington Road, Lunenburg, NS B0R 1A0. Phone: 902-644-3958. Email: rhodenizerxmas@eastlink.ca . Open: December 1st to December 24th 9am tell dark. Directions: From Bridgewater to New Germany on the number 10 highway follow signs to Barss Corner turn on the Farmington Road about 4km look for sign on left hand side of road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: October 15, 2013)
  • Gryphon Hill Farms - Christmas trees-Gryphon Hill Farms - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, trees baled, saws provided, free hot chocolate, free hot cider, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, porta-potties
    131 Hirtle Road, Whynotts Settlement, NS B4V 6M2. Phone: (902) 824-0526. Fax: (902) 982-1088. Email: info@ghfarms.ca . Open: Saturdays and Sundays 9 am to 5 pm, November 26 to December 21, Please check our website for up to date information on current hours and days of operation. Directions: We are located between Blockhouse and Bridgewater in Lunenburg County. Coming from Halifax on Highway 103, take exit 11, turning left onto route 324 towards Lunenburg and Blockhouse. Half a kilometer down the road at the Four-way stop, turn right onto 325 north. Turn left onto Hirtle road after pproximately 1.7km. Drive a further 500m on Hirtle road. The farm entrance, 131 Hirtle Road, will be to your left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Maple syrup operation of a small sugarbush. Haskap (honeyberry) orchard for u-pick or fresh frozen berries in season.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: November 13, 2016)
  • T. Ernst Forest Products - Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, Christmas boughs, garlands, trees baled,
    659 Sleepy Hollow Road RR 2, Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0. Phone: 902-624-6133. Fax: 902-624-0501. Directions: Look for sign in Mahone Bay. Turn right at Bayview Cemetery in Mahone Bay and follow signs. Approximately 12 km up the Woodstock Road between Mahone Bay and Walden. Look for sign on left. Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 4:30 pm, from December 1 to December 19. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: November 27, 2008)
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Austrian Pine, Balsam Fir, Red Pine, Scotch Pine, White Pine.
    PreCut varieties: Austrian Pine, Balsam Fir, Red Pine, Scotch Pine, White Pine.
  • Kevin's U-Cut - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, sleigh rides, winter wagon rides, bonfires, free hot cider,
    300 Mossman Road, West Northfield, NS B4V 5B6. Phone: 902-521-4482. Email: suevein@gmail.com . Open: weekends starting November 26/27, Hours 11 am to 4 with wagon rides starting at 12 (weather permitting). Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Exit 12, highway 103, go North (away from Bridgewater) 7 km and turn right on Mossman Road. Follow red arrows. For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Cheque.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    (ADDED: October 31, 2016) (UPDATED: December 02, 2012) (UPDATED: December 07, 2011)

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