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Ready to deck the halls and get into the Christmas spirit? Find your perfect tree at one of these 24 Michigan farms.

MICHIGAN—Soft freshly-fallen snow underfoot. The frosty fresh scent of pine needles. The sound of saw cutting wood. The warm steam from a hot cider. Visiting a Michigan tree farm is definitely a heavenly sensory experience.

Michigan ranks third in the country for Christmas tree production, but it produces a larger variety of trees than any other state. With our snowy winters and Christmas-themed destinations like Frankenmuth, Michiganders know how to make the most of the holiday season. But few things can tie the holiday season together like a Michigan-grown Christmas tree.

If you’re ready to start rocking around the Christmas tree, here’s our list of Michigan tree farms to check out, no matter what neck of the woods you’re in.

Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula

Dutchman Tree Farms (Wexford County)

9689 W Walker Rd, Manton, MI 49663

Phone: 231-839-7074

Hours: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. until dusk.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), and Spruce (Black Hills and Blue)

The family-owned and operated Dutchman Tree Farms started selling Scotch Pine in 1972. The family has been growing Christmas trees ever since, for over five generations, and now provides a family tradition at their farm. Dutchman specializes in a variety of premium grade trees. Visitors can pick out the perfect tree to cut, then enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies. A free zip line and petting zoo is also available.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Jamie Helsel Tree Farms (Missaukee County)

5749-5001 W Walenjus Rd, McBain, MI 49657

Phone: (231) 920-1046

Hours: Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser) and Spruce (Black Hill, Blue, Norway)

Ever considered a painted tree? Ready to deck your halls with blue, purple, pink, or white boughs? The latest colorful trend in Christmas trees is available at this small tree farm. Fourth generation tree farmer Jamis has been growing trees since 2003 and works this small farm by himself, recruiting only his wife, three children, and a few friends to help out during the busiest parts of the season. If you prefer classic green trees, the field also features multiple varieties of fir and spruce trees.

Visit their Facebook page or Instagram Page for more information.

Juneau’s Christmas Trees (Dickinson County)

N6769 Harry Peterson Rd, Foster City, MI 49834

Phone: (906) 246-3750

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam), Spruce (White)

This Upper Peninsula farm has over 25 acres of fir and spruce trees at the rate of $30. Fresh garland, roping, and wreaths are also available.

Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Martell’s Northwoods Tree Farm (Otsego County)

205 Arrowhead Trl Gaylord, MI 49735

Phone: (989) 370-1239

Hours: Monday through Thursday 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Fraser, Grand, Korean, Nordmann), Pine (White), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue, Norway, Serbian, White)

The Martell family has been operating this tree farm on over 80 acres for about five decades. Their over 10,000 trees are offered at a rate of $35 each. The gift shop also sells wreaths, tree stands, ornaments, gifts, centerpieces, and more.

Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Meister’s Tree Farm (Marquette County)

394 County Road 480, Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: (906) 249-1093

Hours: Thursday and Friday noon to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Blue, White)

This Upper Peninsula farm has been growing trees since 1955. It has been a family farm for over four generations. Visitors can take a horse-drawn sleigh ride or tractor-drawn wagon ride through the farm and sip on apple cider while looking for the perfect tree. Meister’s also has a gift shop with hand-made wreaths. If you can’t make it to the U.P., Meister’s also offers many of their gift shop items for shipping.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

North Star Gardens (Cheboygan County)

7150 Wolverine Rd, Wolverine, MI 49799

Phone: (231) 238-4151

Hours: Daytime hours seven days a week. Check online or call ahead for daily hours.

Tree Species: Fir (Fraser), other varieties

North Star is a Northern Michigan landscape and garden service that operates year round with operations spread out over multiple locations. It has been in business for over 75 years. The Christmas tree operation grows trees on over one thousand acres. They also have a holiday gift shop selling wreaths, garland, swags, centerpieces, and more. Complimentary coffee, cocoa, and cookies are available, and kids get a free gift.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Robinson Family Christmas Tree Farm (Grand Traverse County)

6777 Herkner Rd, Traverse City, MI 49685

Phone: 231-499-3166

Hours: Monday through Friday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Fraser), Spruce (Blue)

This Traverse City family business has been operating for about 25 years. The barn offers free hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies. Also check out the farm’s animals, such as ducks and goats. The business is also a pet-friendly business.

Visit their Facebook page for more information.

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Mid Michigan

Howard Tree Farm (Shiawassee County)

4645 West Jacobs Rd, Perry, MI 48872

Phone: (989) 627-8171

Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser), Spruce (Black Hills, Colorado Blue, Norway)

Married couple Katie and Ben opened this family farm in 2014 because of their love for the romantic nature of their local tree farm. Now, the Howard Tree Farm hopes to be the center of your family’s holiday traditions. In addition to the field of Christmas trees, families can take a free family photo in the farm’s winter sleigh.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Kluck Nursery (Saginaw County)

1020 Van Wormer Rd, Saginaw, MI 48609

Phone: (989) 781-1650

Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Fraser), Spruce (White)

This fourth generation nursery started as a couple of acres of evergreens nearly a century ago. Today, it provides Christmas trees as a seasonal offering to a multitude of Michigan families. Kluck is notable for its “treecycling” program. Christmas tree purchases may be returned after the holiday to be recycled into mulch for the nursery, with a voucher given for a free spruce tree to plant in the spring.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Peacock Road Family Farm (Shiawassee County)

11854 Peacock Rd Laingsburg, MI 48848

Phone: (517) 651-9193

Hours: Monday through Friday 12:30 p.m. until dusk, Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m. until dusk

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Concolor, Fraser), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue)

Raised on a small Michigan farm, Farmer Ed has been providing Christmas trees to families for almost 30 years, and hosting weddings in his barn for almost as long. A tractor-pulled wagon escorts visitors to their preferred tree site. Visitors can also donate a Christmas tree to a military family for a $25 donation. Be sure to check out the Christmas Shoppe and the special event Santa Experience.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Tannenbaum Farms (Ingham County)

2515 Sandhill Rd, Mason, MI 48854

Phone: (517) 332-2094

Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue)

Spartans will love this farm. Tannenbaum Farms is the pet project of Dr. Mel Koelling, who taught and served in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University. The farm was intended to help establish a college fund for his children. What started as three acres with 3000 trees in the late 70s has since expanded to 180 acres of trees ranging up to 15 feet tall. Visitors can gather at Tannenbaum’s bonfire and concession cabin on the weekends, or enjoy a wagon ride.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

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West Michigan

Bosch’s Countryview Nursery (Ottawa County)

10785 84th Ave, Allendale, MI 49401

Phone: (616) 892-4090

Hours: Sunday through Friday 1 p.m. until dark, Saturday 9 a.m. until dark

Tree Species: Fir (Canaan, Concolor, Fraser), Pine (White), Spruce (Blue, Norway, White)

This western Michigan farm specializes in tree seedlings and transplants year-round. It has about 30,000 Christmas trees for pre-cut purchases or guest cutting experiences. Leashed dogs are allowed. Check out their brand new Santa Cabin experience, a ticketed experience that allows visitors to ride a wagon into the woods to a log cabin to visit with Santa and eat s’mores.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Montague Tree Farms (Muskegon County)

3220 W Fruitvale Rd, Montague, MI 49437

Phone: (231) 894-2020

Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Concolor, Douglas, Fraser, Grand, Nordmann), Spruce (Blue)

This smaller 14-acre farm does landscaping year-round but sells Christmas trees and wreaths for the holidays. Fraser Fir varieties take up the most space, but other varieties are available. Stop by the barn to check out their unique Peace Wreaths or any other holiday wreath. 

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Rainbow’s End (Montcalm County)

1183 S Hillman Rd, Stanton, MI 48888

Phone: (616) 894-4592

Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue)

Of the many trees you can find at the end of this rainbow, colorfully painted trees are among them. Rainbow’s End is a family-owned farm that started off 80 acres of land in 1994. Pick out a Christmas tree, peruse the Christmas Store, or just come to visit Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Leashed dogs are allowed.

Visit their website, Facebook page, or Instagram page for more information.

Vormittag Tree Farm (Kent County)

9921 Linden Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Phone: (616) 677-3605

Hours: Monday through Thursday noon to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Fraser), Pine (White), Spruce (Blue)

This Grand Rapids farm is the result of asking one question: “what will grow in west Michigan’s sandy soil?” The answer, of course, was Christmas trees. The Vormittag family started planting Scotch pine seedlings in 1954 and have continued the family tradition ever since. Whether you prefer fir, pine, or spruce, Vormittag is a great place to start and continue family traditions.

Visit their website, Facebook page, or Instagram page for more information.

Detroit Metro and Thumb Region

Candy Cane Tree Farm (Oakland County)

4780 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford, MI 48371

Phone: (248) 628-8899

Hours: Tuesday through Friday noon to 5 p.m., Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Canaan, Concolor, Fraser, Korean), Pine (Scotch)

The Candy Cane Tree Farm is perhaps one of the most ecologically managed farms in Michigan. The farm was started in 1977 by the late Frank Genovese, his wife Catherine, and their two sons. In 1998, it was the first choose and cut farm in Michigan to install drip irrigation, which helped grow better quality trees. The management of the farm is all eco-friendly; for example, weed control is done with micron mist from a battery-operated applicator. No matter what Christmas tree you choose, Candy Cane will put the green back in holiday greenery.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Mutch’s Hidden Pines (Lapeer County)

303 W Newark Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446

Phone: (810) 667-2711

Hours: Friday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Canaan, Fraser), Spruce (Blue)

This Lapeer farm is owned and operated by the Mutch family. They grow about 50,000 Christmas trees on 80 acres of land. Wagon rides are complimentary with the purchase of a tree. Each year, Mutch’s releases a collectible ornament that is given away to visiting families. Leashed dogs are allowed, but cannot enter the Christmas Barn. 

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Stempky Nursery (Wayne County)

35175 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI 48150

Phone: (231) 420-8151

Hours: Monday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Blue, Norway, White)

The Stempky family has been growing trees in northern Michigan for over five decades and four generations. The Cheboygan farm grows over 70,000 trees for the Christmas season and sells them through a tree lot in Livonia. 

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Western’s Tree Farm (Sanilac County)

3375 French Line Rd, Applegate, MI 48401

Phone: (810) 633-9411

Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Douglas, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue, Norway, Serbian, White)

This family-run tree farm in Michigan’s Thumb Region was started in 1949 and also operates as a landscaping company year round. In addition to a wide variety of Christmas trees, Western’s also offers garland swags in the shapes of crosses and candy canes. The cabin offers Christmas gifts and keepsakes, featuring those made by local crafters.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Southern Michigan

Matthes Tree Farm (Monroe County)

13416 Lulu Rd, Ida, MI 48140

Phone: 734-269-2668

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Blue, Norway)

The Matthes Tree Farm is a family farm with over 60 years of history. Its original barn burned down in 1984, but the family rebuilt the barn and preserved the look by using four dismantled barns. Today, the centerpiece barn offers concessions and entertainment from local area talent. In addition to 80 acres of trees, Matthes offers a Christmas shop, hayrides, bonfires, a petting zoo, visits with Santa, and more.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Pinecrest Farms (Berrien County)

4403 Spring Creek Rd, Galien, MI 49113

Phone: 269-545-8125

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Balsam, Canaan, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser, Korean), Pine (Scotch), Spruce (Blue, Norway)

Pinecrest was started in 1974 by married couple Richard and Brita Soper. They originally sold scotch pine trees. Since then, the farm has expanded to include two additional generations of the family, additional Christmas tree varieties, and more. Other features were added, including tractor and horse-drawn wagon rides, as well as a 3200 square foot Christmas Shop. Along with ornaments, stockings, and tree skirts, the store also gives away complimentary hot chocolate and coffee and sells fresh-roasted cinnamon-glazed nuts.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Urquhart’s Tree Farm (Washtenaw County)

10050 Jerusalem Rd, Chelsea, MI 48118

Phone: (734) 433-8733

Hours: Friday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Canaan, Concolor, Douglas, Fraser, Korean), Pine (White), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue, Norway, White)

Urquhart’s Tree Farm in the Ann Arbor area was started by Brian Urquhart, a lawyer, and his wife, Susan, a teacher. The couple bought the farm in 1973. Susan was a stay-at-home mom and needed something to keep her occupied as her boys grew up, so Urquhart’s became her side project. Today, it offers multiple fields of trees cut by the Mill Creek River, as well as a gift shop. Leashed dogs are allowed.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Wahmhoff Farms (Van Buren County)

22330 M-40, Gobles, MI 49055

Phone: (269) 628-4308

Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tree Species: Fir (Canaan, Concolor, Fraser), Pine (Scotch, White), Spruce (Black Hills, Blue, Norway, Serbian, White)

Wahmhoff Farms is a family farm that produces between 50,000 and 70,000 award-winning Christmas trees per year. With around 100 employees, most seasonal, the Wahmhoff Farms are a big operation. They ship seedlings and transplants all over the country. The farm features tractor-drawn and horse-drawn wagon rides and free coloring books for children.

Visit their website or Facebook page for more information.

Waldock Tree Farm (Livingston County)

3090 Dutcher Rd, Howell, MI 48843

Phone: (517) 546-3890

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 26-28 and Dec. 4-5 only

Tree Species: Fir (Canaan, Concolor, Fraser, Korean)

The Waldock Tree Farm is a family-owned farm that has been in business since 1988. The farm exclusively sells fir trees, but offers homemade donuts and refreshments in the barn. The gift shop also features items both locally made and exotic, including Michigan-made Cherry Republic candies.

Visit their Facebook page for more information.

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