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If you don’t have a tree yet, what are you waiting for? They’re quickly running out. So since it’s 2020 why not chop down your own Christmas tree? It’s the perfect way to show off the survivalist skills you learned this year! While you can easily find pre-cut trees around town or find a fake one at a store, why not try something different this year. Think of the memories you’ll make, the fresh air you’ll breathe, the satisfaction you’ll have after finding the perfect tree, and the pride you’ll feel after doing all the hard work yourself! Still not convinced? Many of the places listed below have hot chocolate, ornaments, and gifts for sale as well. It’s a perfect way to get a bunch of stuff crossed off your holiday list all at once!
Please call ahead to confirm hours, activities, and availability of trees.
Elgin CHRISTmas Tree Farm (Elgin)
November 27 through December 20 |Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5:30 p.m. | 120 Nature’s Way (Elgin)
Elgin CHRISTmas Tree Farm has been growing Virginia Pine and Leyland Cypress Christmas trees since 1984. They provide all of the tools necessary to cut your tree so you don’t need to bring anything. When you’re done cutting your tree, they’ll shake the loose needles from it and wrap it for the trip home. They also have pre-cut Fraser firs available for purchase. While at the farm, stop by the Christmas Cottage for a great selection of reasonably priced ornaments, fresh-made wreaths, and tree stands. There is plenty of free fun on offer at Elgin Christmas Tree Farm including scenic hayrides, two mazes, train rides, visits with farm animals. Dogs on a leash are welcome.
Evergreen Farms (Elgin)
November 27 through December 24 | Various Times | 242 Monkey Road (Elgin)
Evergreen Farms is a choose and cut Christmas tree farm designed with fun-loving families in mind. Customers can experience the fresh air of the country as they pick out their perfect Christmas tree. This year due to Covid-19 Evergreen Farms is by appointment only. Call (512)-281-4833 to make an appointment. After cutting the tree there are many games to entertain, including tetherball, maze, hopscotch and a playground. There is also a nature trail, farm animals and the gift shop. Families can enjoy several more activities. Evergreen Farms will have a campfire for roasting marshmallows. The concession stand (now located in the gift shop) will be open with drinks, hot chocolate, s’more fixings, sausage wraps and snacks.
Seiler’s Christmas Tree Farm (Seguin)
November 27 through December 24 | Weekdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Weekend after 4 p.m. | 4100 Jakes Colony Road (Seguin)
Choose and cut from over 8,000 Virginia Pine, Loblolly Pine, or Leyland Cypress Christmas trees. Sharp, easy to use saws and wagons for hauling your tree are provided. They’ll shake out the loose needles and bag the tree for you. Wreaths, crafts, snacks, and shelled and unshelled pecans are available for purchase. There are hayrides and a playground too.
Lee County Christmas Trees (Lincoln)
Open November 27 | Various Times | 4067 CR 114 (Lincoln)
Make a memory in the heart of Lee County. Enjoy a free hayride and some delicious homemade hot chocolate or hot cider while you choose and cut the perfect tree for your family, church, or business. Saws are provided. Choose from four varieties of trees: Virginia Pine, Leyland Cypress, Carolina Sapphire, and Fraser Fir. Peruse handmade fresh wreaths, gifts, and one of a kind items in the shop while you’re there.
Burgnot Farms (Cedar Park)
Opens November 27 | Various Times | 204 E Little Elm Trail (Cedar Park)
Every tree that Brugnot Farms puts into a customer’s home has been handcrafted for years. They put as much pride in having beautiful trees as they know you do when you hang your family’s memories and traditions on it. They want your Christmas morning to be picture-perfect; that is why they plant, grow, protect, shape, and harvest each tree with the utmost care. If you don’t want to cut your own tree but want a fresh one from their farm they can even deliver it straight to you! Find all the details here.
Photo courtesy of Evergreen Tree Farm’s Instagram
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