If choosing and cutting a Christmas tree isn’t already a family tradition, this year is the ideal time to start. Explore our list of family-friendly farms in Frederick County and beyond offering Christmas trees and festive décor.
Not sure what type of tree you’re looking for? All of the websites for the farms provide descriptions and pricing for the different species they grow.
Dreamland Christmas Tree Farm
2700 Sumantown Road, Middletown
Opens Friday, Nov. 19 | Friday, noon to 7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
With beautiful trees to cut, roaring fires and a quaint Christmas-themed shop filled with gifts and ornaments, Dreamland Farm really is a holiday dream. Warm up with a hot cup of cocoa or apple cider at the Dreamland Café. 301-418-5348; dreamlandchristmastreefarm.com
E & E Trees, Inc.
9420 Dublin Road, Walkersville
Opens Saturday, Nov. 27 | Weekends, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Whether you love Douglas fir, Colorado blue spruce or Scotch pine, this family-run farm has all the options you need for the perfect holiday tree. Add some more natural decorations to your home with vibrant holly bundles and handmade wreaths available for sale. 301-829-2799; eandetreesinc.com
5501 Detrick Road, Mount Airy
Opens Friday, Nov. 26 | Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Breathe in the distinctive scents of fresh evergreens as you wander through Gaver Farm’s 60 acres of beautiful spruces, firs and pines. Stop by the wreath shop to pick up a decorated wreath, swag or window bough, then grab a freshly baked treat from the farm market. 301-865-3515; gaverfarm.com
Sewell’s Tree Farm
3400 Harney Road, Taneytown
Opens Friday, Nov. 19 | Daily, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This Taneytown tree farm has been in business since 1984. Tree varieties include Fraser fir, Douglas fir, Concolor fir, Colorado blue spruce and more. Precut and cut-your-own trees are available. An on-site Christmas gift store offers a range of ornaments, decorations, candles and more gifts for the holidays. 410-756-4397; sewellsfarm.com