9 Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Cincinnati {2023}

Hop in the car, crank up the Christmas music, and pay a visit to one of the many Christmas Tree Farms in Cincinnati this year. Going out to a local Christmas Tree Farm is a great way to officially kick off the season – take in the scent of pine, enjoy the fresh air, and spend some time with those you love!

We created a list of local farms where you can cut your own Christmas tree. Let us know which one is YOUR favorite!

Be sure to check out our Christmas Tree Farms Near Me map too!

Christmas Tree Farms in Cincinnati, Ohio

Tips: Be sure to call ahead and make sure the Christmas tree farm of your choice still has a nice selection and/or that their hours have not changed. Keep in mind that most farms do not accept credit cards – be sure to take cash.

Bartels Farm

4427 Cotton Run Rd., Hamilton, OH 45011
2023 season will be by appointment only; weekends Nov. 24 – Dec. 10
Schedule your tree farm visit here
(513) 795-2271 | Website

Bartels is a family-owned Christmas tree farm located on 124 acres nestled between Trenton and Oxford Ohio, within close driving distance from Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio. They have 10 acres of hand-planted Christmas trees, wreaths, live animals, hot chocolate, and more.

Berninger Christmas Trees and Wreaths

1220 Stubbs Mill Rd., Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Open: TBA for 2023 (weather dependent)
(513) 932-2780 | Website | Facebook Page

Berningers have been growing trees since 1955 and they have hundreds of 6’+ trees. You can cut down your own or choose from a wide selection of pre-cut trees (as stock allows). Assorted variety of wreaths crafted on site with farm fresh boughs plus pine and cedar garland and roping. Free popcorn and hot chocolate.

Big Tree Plantation

2544 South Waynesville Road, Morrow, Ohio 45152 
Pre-Season Dates: Nov. 18-22; Regular Season Dates: Nov. 24-Dec. 10; Late Season Dates: Dec. 11-20, 2023
513-836-0975 | Website

Nestled around a 9-acre lake, the setting is perfect for a family outing, including a wagon ride to the fields, choosing the perfect tree, cutting the tree by hand, and a steaming cup of hot chocolate while their staff shakes the loose needles for you and bundles the tree, helping you tie it onto your car.

Cut your own Christmas trees varieties include: Canaan Fir. They also sell “harvested” Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, White Pine, Blue Spruce, and Black Hills Spruce. 

Meet with Santa – Nov. 24-26, 10am-5pm. $7/child.

Corsi Christmas Tree Farm

1651 Bolender Rd., Hamersville, Ohio 45130
Open: TBA for 2023
937-379-9200 | Website
Cash or check only, ATM available

All sizes up to 8′ are the same price – $TBD (includes tax). Available trees include Norway Spruce, Colorado Spruce, White Pine, Scotch Pine, Canaan Fir.

Wander acres upon acres and choose from their fields of trees.  This is a very family-friendly environment and a wonderful tradition.  Don’t forget to stop in the Broken Stone Lodge for everything from hot cocoa and ornaments to live music. There is also a free petting zoo.

Koch Christmas Trees

6232 Hamilton-Scipio Road, Okeana, Ohio 45053
Opening for the season on Nov. 24, 2023 (reservation required, see info below)
513-593-2735 | Website

Koch Christmas Trees will be open for 2023. A reservation will be required to purchase a tree. 

By using the reservation system to purchase trees last year, they learned that if they control the flow of customers, they were able to help make the experience more enjoyable for you as well as ensuring that you have a great selection of trees to pick from no matter what day you do come…early or late in the season. 

Your scheduled arrival time at the farm is for scheduling purposes only.  You can stay on the farm as long as you like.

Their selection of Christmas trees includes Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Canaan Fir, White Fir, Turkish Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine and Douglas Fir. 

Nana and Pap’s Christmas Tree Farm

93 State Route 133, Felicity, Ohio 45120
Opening for the season on Nov. 24, 2023 (check their page for updates – they close when the when trees get low in number)
(513) 600-0378 | Facebook Page (no website)

Christmas Tree Farm featuring choose and cut trees. Check their Facebook page for prices, hours, and selection.

John T. Nieman Nursery

3215 Hamilton New London Rd., Hamilton, Ohio 45013
November 18 – December 23; Mon-Sat, 10am-8pm and Sun 10am-6pm
(513) 738-1012 | Website

They’ve been growing Christmas trees for over 75 years and currently grow over 60,000 trees on their 125 acre farm.  You can choose to roam the fields looking for that perfect tree, find a pre-cut tree by the Christmas barn, or pick from a large selection of balled and burlapped trees to plant after Christmas. 

Choose from a variety of trees: Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce (not available for cutting until Dec. 1), White Pine, Leyland Cypress, and Canaan Fir.

Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies in the Christmas Barn.  They also sell wreaths, swags, pine roping and arrangements made fresh daily on the farm. 

Fields close at dark but there are lights over the pre-cut, balled and burlapped trees for evening shoppers.

Cash and check only.

Rossmann’s Christmas Tree Farm

7917 State Route 132, Blanchester, Ohio 45107
One weekend only – 2023 details TBA
(513) 317-0692 | Website

Shaker Tract Tree Farm

8626 New Haven Road Harrison, OH 45030
2023 dates: Nov. 18/19, 24-26; Dec. 2/3, 9/10, 16/17
(864) 986-8510 | Website

They invite you, family and your friends to visit the Shaker Tract Tree Farm and start a family tradition of “Cutting Your Own—Fresher and Greener Christmas Tree.”

Enjoy a complimentary warm-up beverage and cookies in their gift shop. Shop some hand-made “Shaker Inspired” wormy chestnut wooded baskets and other wood products. Hike and observe a black walnut plantation. Visit the nearby Shaker Trace Trail and the 1800s Whitewater Shaker Village.

Canaan Fir is their primary species. Some Balsam and White Fir are also available. Chosen trees are cleaned, baled (netted) and loaded on your vehicles for easy transportation home. Drilling of trees is available for tree-stands.

Cash and check only


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Bridgett Raffenberg
My name is Bridgett Raffenberg and I am the creator of 365Cincinnati. I've been uncovering and sharing all of the best things to do in Cincinnati since 2010. I enjoy exploring new spots, discovering local events, and meeting the people who call Cincinnati home!

5 thoughts on “9 Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Cincinnati {2023}”

  1. My family and I went to Dirr Nurseries for 15+ years and last year there were hardly any trees. When we talked with them, we understood that 2019 was their last season. You may want to confirm if they are still open this year.

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