5 Places to Choose or Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Baltimore County

Valley View Farms Christmas trees
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Looking for family-friendly activities to do with your kids this holiday season? If you’ve already grabbed your pictures with Santa, load up the car and make a trip to your local farm to choose or cut your own Christmas tree. Whether you’re looking for variety, organic or sustainable options or shopping and snacking, this list of farms in Baltimore County and beyond has got your covered.


Davidson Christmas Tree Farm

1101 Emory Church Road, Upperco. Opens Saturday, Nov. 20-21; Reopens Friday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. | Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It’s all about the selection at this Christmas tree farm. Choose-and-cut trees varieties include Douglas, Fraser, Korean, Nordmann, Concolor, balsam and Canaan firs, Norway, Colorado Blue and Serbian spruces and some white pines. Stop by the snack bar for hot dogs, hot chocolate and hot cider, and other refreshments or grab a festive wreath for the front door. Roping greens and tree stands will also be available. 410-239-6556. davidsonchristmastreefarm.com.


Farm Chicks Corner Market

1141 Berrymans Lane, Reisterstown. Opens Friday, Nov. 26 | Wednesday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New on the scene in 2020, the Reisterstown country market (formerly at A Snowball’s Chance Tree Farm), run by “farm chicks” Lauren and Jamie, will hold about 500 to 600 pre-cut Christmas trees on its lot this season. Sizes range from tabletop to 12-foot varieties of white pine, Fraser fir and a Fraser-balsam cross. Shoppers can expect some complimentary hot cider and food trucks when available (call ahead to see what’s on tap for the weekend). 410-618-3226. farmchickscornermarket.com


Feezer’s Farm

3700 Wards Chapel Road, Marriottsville. Opens Saturday, Nov. 27 | Weekends, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A small organic tree farm in Marriottsville, Feezer’s carries natural varieties, cultivated with no pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Available choose-and-cut trees this year include Colorado blue spruce, Norway and white spruce trees and white pines. The farm may also carry pre-cut, organically grown Fraser firs during the season (check for availability). 410-461-5654. feezersfarm.com.


Frostee Tree Farm

8926 Cowenton Ave. Perry Hall. Opens Saturday, Nov. 27 | Weekends, 8 a.m. to dark.

Choose and cut—or plant your own—Christmas tree with selections from this 20-acre farm in Perry Hall. White pines, Douglas firs and Colorado blue and Norway spruces are available to cut, but Frostee also offers bagged varieties grown directly in the bag to provide the best root system for transplanting. A number of potted varieties are also available year-round. Stop by for the trees or to purchase some seasonal decorations. 410-391-5113. frosteetreefarm.com.


Valley View Farms nutcrackers
Gifts at Valley View Farms. | Photo: Valley View Farms


Valley View Farms

11035 York Road, Cockeysville. Trees expected to arrive the week before Thanksgiving; call first for availability
Daily, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This Cockeysville garden center and nursery is one of the largest in the mid-Atlantic, and during the holidays, it becomes a haven for winter shoppers with seasonal plants, an outdoor light display, pre-cut Christmas trees and a gift shop with thousands of ornaments and treasures. Many of them are international, including German nutcrackers, Egyptian glass and ornaments from Uzbekistan. Families can choose from pre-cut Fraser and Douglas firs or several artificial varieties. 410-527-0700. valleyviewfarms.com


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