Outside, the air grows ever colder and frost covers the ground each morning. Inside homes and community spaces, festive decorations are going up to brighten our nights as the days grow shorter.
The holidays are upon us and it is time for Christmas in Massachusetts!
Holiday decorating is a fun and festive tradition that you would have to be a literal Scrooge to not enjoy; get yourself in the holiday spirit by heading out and looking for a Christmas tree from one of the best Christmas tree farms in Massachusetts!
If you’re looking for an idyllic, storybook setting to search for your perfect Christmas tree in, Sleighbell Farm in Sutton, MA is the perfect tree farm for you! Sleighbell Farm is a 10+ acre farm that grows 7 different varieties of Christmas trees for you to choose from; you can cut your own or select a pre-cut option.
Sleighbell Farm goes above and beyond to provide a merry and bright holiday experience, with hot cocoa, a fire pit, hay wagon rides, and a “Santa Express” train running for the kiddos. They also have a holiday prop area for you to take fun and festive photos with; props include an antique sleigh, a giant holiday wreath, and cartoon cutouts.
Sleighbell Farm also sells handmade wreaths, garlands, and a wide selection of holiday handcrafted gifts and décor in the Gift Barn, so be sure to stop in there too for everything you need to deck your halls!
Chestnut Mountain Christmas Tree Farm
Located in Hatfield, MA, Chestnut Mountain Christmas Tree Farm is a 130-acre farm that prioritizes sustainability in their farming and forestry production practices, planting 3,000 new trees every single year to offset the hundreds of trees that are cut down and sold. You can cut your own if you’d like or choose from one of their pre-cut trees, but be sure to check out their handmade wreaths and other goodies available in the “workshop.”
Yummy and warm complimentary cider and cookies are available while you wait for your tree to be properly baled for you, and you can even go on a lovely horse-drawn hayride if you end up doing your tree-hunting on the weekend!
Paul Bunyan’s Farm & Nursery
With over 40 years in the Christmas tree business, Paul Bunyan’s Farm & Nursery in Chicopee, MA knows a thing or two about Christmas trees! You’ll find a variety of Christmas tree options to choose from, including their “Paul Bunyan Size” trees that are between 9’ and 14’ tall! Cut your own tree or have them cut for you, but then be sure to go check out The Barn & Greenhouse, where you will find some of the most interesting holiday arrangements you have ever seen. The folks at Paul Bunyan’s love to create unique, one-of-a-kind pieces utilizing objects that are not traditionally thought of, such as pots & pans, coffee cups, skates, and even a golf bag at one time!
Traditional handmade wreaths, kissing balls, and garlands are also available, in addition to a great selection of Christmas ornaments, décor, and gift ideas. Enjoy your time at Paul Bunyan’s and get everything you need to make your holiday season merry and bright!
Mistletoe Acres Tree Farm
Are you looking for quaint, cute, and Christmassy? Then you need to head on out to Mistletoe Acres Tree Farm in East Bridgewater, MA! This family-owned tree farm offers pre-cut or cut-your-own trees and a great selection of beautiful handmade Christmas garlands, wreaths, centerpieces, and ornaments.
To fully immerse yourself in the holiday spirit for your Christmas tree search, stop by the holiday shop for complimentary cocoa, cider, and fresh-baked cookies and warm up a bit by the antique wood-burning stove. You never know, you might just get a glimpse of the Big Man in Red himself!
Magical Christmas memories in the making, that’s what you will find at Smolak Farms in Andover during the Christmas season. Come Christmas, this full working farm offers so many fun and festive holiday activities that only a true grinch would not enjoy themselves there! For your Christmas tree hunt, cut your own or choose from their pre-cut selection of Christmas trees, and be sure to check out their handcrafted wreaths, garlands, and kissing balls, too.
But wait, there’s more! In addition to their Farm Stand that is open year-round with fresh, in-house prepared meals and treats, Christmas is an extra special time of the year at Smolak Farms. Visit the Christmas Candy Bar, or preorder your holiday meal needs and let Smolak Farms prepare your turkey, pies, and appetizer platters for you! You can also visit their online store and browse to your heart’s content before you head in to pick up your goodies.
In addition to delicious holiday eats, Smolak Farms offers a variety of fun and festive Christmas activities, like Wine & Wreath Making, Gingerbread House Workshops, and Cookie Decorating Classes. Don’t be a grinch, let Smolak Farms be a part of a new happy holiday tradition!
Most Christmas tree farms open up for business shortly after Thanksgiving, so don’t wait too long to make plans for your Christmas tree search.
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Amy is the founder of New England with love. A proud Vermonter, she hopes to share her love of New England and help you find the best adventures in the region. Amy is also blogger/founder at Two Drifters, where she writes alongside her husband about romantic and couples travel, relationships, honeymoons, and more. When not working on websites, Amy is probably reading, cuddling with her husband, son, and cats, & drinking a maple latte.