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Anne Ellen Christmas Tree Farm
114 Daum Rd., Manalapan
732-786-9277
Comprised of over 50 acres, the farm is home to over 50,000 Christmas trees of five different varieties. They offer both choose-and-cut as well as pre-cut varieties. During your stay take advantage of the perfect photo ops scattered around the farm and stop in and feed the farm animals. Nov. 25-27 and Dec. 3-4 there is a special Countdown to Christmas event sponsored by Hallmark during tree-cutting hours. If you’d like to come back at night, The Village transforms into a walk-thru lights show.

Barclay’s Tree Farm
35 Orchardside Dr., Cranbury
609-799-1855
You can either chop your own down or let them do the dirty work (from cutting it down to strapping it to your car). You can also snag Christmas wreaths, tree stands and watering elves. All customers must wear masks on the farm and practice social distancing of 6 feet.

Bullock Farms
83 Emleys Hill Rd., Cream Ridge
609-758-8726
From seedlings to full grown trees, Bullock Farms has approximately 12 acres of Christmas trees for sale. Take a walk in the field and enjoy the beautiful country scenery that provides a nostalgic feel.

Cherryville Farms
352 Quakertown Rd., Pittstown​
908-806-4580

Cherryville is a preserved working agricultural farm, not a tree lot. Choose from five species of trees, then cut it down yourself or ask for help. Then go for a wagon ride, browse the crafts and have some refreshments on the premises. Kids can search for hidden elves to win candy canes.

Edwards Christmas Tree Farm
338 Jacobstown-Cookstown Rd., Wrightstown
609-758-7729
Choose-and-cut Christmas trees are available here. Saws are provided and the farm also provides a free tree cutting service for those who need assistance. You can also grab wreaths, swags, pine roping, grave blankets and corn art.

Evergreen Valley Christmas Tree Farm
77 Jackson Valley Rd., Washington
908-835-0557

There are over 10,000 trees and eight types on this 145-acre farm. Ask a farmer the benefits of having a real Christmas tree instead of a fake one. Balled and burlapped also available.

Holiday Tree Farm
44 Augusta Hill Rd., Augusta
973-948-7488
Choose from 5 different tree species. Stop by the Christmas Shop afterwards for ornaments, wreaths, donuts and refreshments. Either cut it yourself or ask for assistance.

Indian Acres Tree Farm
111 Tuckerton Rd., Medford
609-953-0087
There are pre-cut blue spruce trees from the farm, or you can choose a pre-cut Fraser fir shipped in from North Carolina.

Miller’s Hill Farm
10 Combs Avenue, Mendham
973-543-1106
You can buy pre-cut trees and there are a limited number of choose-and-cut trees at the farm. This is a working family farm so visit the shop, too, and see the farm animals.

Plut’s Christmas Tree Farm
220 Flocktown Rd., Long Valley
908-852-6669
You pick the tree, and the staff will do the rest, from sawing to tying it to the roof of your car. Be sure to check out the wreaths, grave blankets, mailbox huggies and funnel cakes, too.

Rolling Green Farm Long Valley
61 Hacklebarney Rd., Long Valley
908-879-7457
Cut your own white, blue or Norway spruce; saws are available or bring your own. Precut trees are also available. Fresh Jersey made and hand-decorated wreaths and sprays are for sale, plus vintage, handmade and local goodies in the barn shop.

Simonson Farms
U-Cut Fields: 260 Dey Rd., Cranbury; 120 Cranbury Neck Rd., Cranbury
Fresh-cut: 118 Dey Rd., Plainsboro
609-799-0140

Visit one of two fields that have over 50 acres of thousands of cut-your-own trees. Bring your own saw or borrow one. Twine to tie trees down and netting are available at both locations. Fresh cut and live (with roots) trees are available at the retail lot. Varieties include Canaan, Douglas and Concolor firs; blue and Norway spruce; white pine and more. Inside the Christmas Shoppe are wreaths, evergreen roping, grave pillows, tree stands, lights, holiday gifts, ornaments and accessories. Support Farmers Against Hunger by making a donation to the Pounds for Pennies programs.

Stonerow Tree Farm
242 Wykertown Rd., Rte. 629, Branchville
973-875-7968

Select from Douglas fir, blue spruce, Fraser fir and Canaan fir varieties that the family has been tending all year. There are 16 acres of 16,000 trees available to chop. Saws, twine and other materials will be provided.

Woodsedge Tree Farm
118 Beechwood Rd., Belvidere
908-763-9920
Cut your fave from this 75-acre spot. The farm also produces raw honey and beeswax products!

Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm
246 County Rd. 519 (Mile Marker 39), Belvidere
908-475-4508
You can buy a fresh-cut tree here or choose from 7,000 and cut your own Fraser or Canaan fir. There are also beautiful wreaths, grave blankets, greenery decor and other items available for purchase. Plus, they are New Jersey’s original colored tree farm. There are various colors to choose from, such as pink, purple, dark blue, light blue, turquoise, magenta, red, black or white. You’re sure to find the color that’s right for your family tree! These trees are while supplies last and are first come, first served.

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Emmerich Tree Farm
101 Sleepy Valley Road, Warwick
Choose from 12 varieties of spruce, fir and pine, then browse the wreaths and unique holiday décor and gifts. Many gifts are from local farmers and New York State artisans.

Manza Family Farm
730 Route 211, Montgomery
Peruse a large selection of freshly cut Douglas, Fraser and Turkish fir trees, up to 12 feet tall. Living spruce and fir trees, ready to plant after the holidays, are also available. Or cut your own Norway spruce tree, 7 or 8 feet tall. Wreaths, roping, table pieces and holiday gift items are available. Enjoy the Christmas display as well as hot drinks, food and baked goods. Santa Claus greets visitors on select days, offering free coloring books and candy canes to each child. There are also pony rides on Saturdays and horse-drawn wagon rides Sundays.

Rocky Bar Farms
52 Rocky Bar Road, Westtown
Choose and cut your own Douglas fir, white spruce or blue spruce and shop for wreaths and decorations.

Stone Oak Tree Farm
207 Stony Bar Road, Slate Hill
Enjoy wandering more than 8 acres of trees to find the one that’s perfect for you. Handmade wreaths, homemade cookies, variety breads, local honey, soaps and bundles of wood are for sale in the timber-frame barn. Warm up by the fireplace with a free cup of hot chocolate and a candy cane.

Sumner’s Wintergreen Tree Farm
123 Brola Road, Middletown
The choose-and-cut tree farm’s best selections will be Fraser firs with some Concolor firs.

Wright Family Farm
329 Kings Highway, Warwick
Choose from a premium selection of fresh cut Fraser fir and Balsam fir trees, from tabletop size to 12 feet tall. Then relax with free hot chocolate and cookies. Tree stands are available for purchase.

Additional reporting by Jennifer Amato