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Where To Get a Real Christmas Tree Around Kalamazoo

by Robin B

 

Kick off the holiday season with a trip to a nearby Christmas tree farm where you can chop ‘til you drop! We’ve done some research to find the best spots in town for a real Christmas tree.

This list has been updated for the 2015 and you’ll want to note several locations have closed from last year, including the popular Mott Farms in Vicksburg – read the article here.

Make sure to check with each individual location to verify if the trees are pre-cut or u-select.

Have fun!

 

PLACES TO FIND CHRISTMAS TREES

 

Wahmhoff Tree Farm in Gobles

23090 M-40 Hwy, Gobles | 269-628-4308

Wahmhoff opens the day after Thanksgiving for Christmas trees. Their Gobles located offers pre-cut and u-cut options. Horse-drawn wagon rides (the first two weekends in December from 1-5pm) and tractor-and-wagon rides every weekend (all day). Santa Claus and his reindeer are also here the first two weekends after Thanksgiving from 1-5pm to delight the children – free pictures with Santa! Additionally, Wahmhoff has four retail locations in the Kalamazoo area offering pre-cut trees.

 

Gull Meadow Farms

8544 Gull Road, Richland | 269-629-4214

More than apple cider, pumpkins and hayrides – Gull Meadows Farms offers fresh pre-cut Christmas trees in their greenhouses. Allow enough time to have the kiddos pictures taken with Santa in the giant rocking chair (see their website for Santa’s hours). Stop in the market for fresh donuts, cider, pies, muffins, and many other baked goods. Trees are expected to be available right after Thanksgiving.

 

Tall Timbers Tree Farms

56245 70th St., Hartford | 269-463-5750

Tall Timbers offers a large variety of choose & cut trees. Take a haryride out to the fields of fresh evergreens and find the perfect tree. They will take down the tree, shake and bale it. Pre-cut trees are also available. Opening day is November 27th, with special pre-season hours Nov. 22-23, Nov. 26th from noon – 5 p.m.


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Badger Country Tree Farms

5738 Beckley Road, Battle Creek | 269-217-6743   (opens November 27, 2015)

 

Butler Tree Farm

21515 Crane Street, Dowagiac | 269-782-4650   (opens November 27, 2015)

 

Ivester Tree Farm in Allegan

2112 30th St, Allegan | 269-720-5875 (Opens for the season on November 21st)

 

Tuinier’s Christmas Tree Farm

13911 Rs Ave E, Scotts | 269-746-3373 (Opens November 27, 2015)

 

Leber Christmas Tree Farm in Allegan

2439 36th St, Allegan | 269-673-3378

Opening November 27, 2015, Leber Farms offers both pre-cut and U-cut trees. They have two wagons running to take guests out into the field. They do not accept credit cards, only cash/check. Make sure to browse their gift shop and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or hot cocoa.

 

Janke Tree Farm

2676 111th Ave., Allegan | 269-673-7367

Opens November 25, 2015, Jenke Tree farms offers convenient pre-cut as well as choose & cut trees. They also have wreaths, garland and centerpieces.

 

Corstange Greenhouses

1749 East Centre Ave., Portage | 269-323-1094

They have pre-cut Christmas trees available now!

 

Peterson’s Riverview Nursery

873 26th Street, Allegan |  269-673-2440

Peterson’s Riverview Nursery operates a choose and cut Christmas tree farm during each Christmas season. They offer choose and cut or freshly precut trees, a large selection of decorated and undecorated wreaths and greenery. They offer wagon rides to and from the field, shaking, drilling, baling and hot cocoa at no additional charge.

 

Spiech Tree Farm

53937 CR 657, Paw Paw | 269-655-4056

U-cut and pre-cut Christmas Tree farm in the Paw Paw / Mattawan area. A family farm that has been growing and selling Christmas trees and other Christmas products for over 20 years.

 

Boy Scout Troop #243 Kalamazoo

The Boy Scout Troop #243 will have a tree lot for pre-cut trees. It is located on the corner of Oakland Avenue and Parkview Avenue (next to Bacchus Wine & Spirits). They will be open beginning November 28th through December 20th. The hours are Monday – Friday from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday from noon – 6:00 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop #218 Parchment

The Boy Scout Troop #218 will have a tree lot for pre-cut trees in Parchment. They will be set up at the Harding’s located at 618 North Riverview. They open November 27th with hours: Thursday and Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon until 8:00 p.m. Special opening on Wednesday, December 4th during Parchments Wassailing event from 6-7 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop #294 Richland

The Boy Scout Troop #294 will have a tree lot for pre-cut trees in Richland Village Square. They open November 27th with hours: Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00-6:00 p.m. and on Sunday noon until 4:00 p.m.

All Troops are cash/checks only, no credit cards accepted.

Other Retailers:

Sam’s Club

Home Depot

Mattawan Landscaping Supply

 

Helpful tips:

Make sure to check out this article from the Michigan Christmas Tree Association on how to care for your Christmas tree. Check out www.mcta.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robin

Robin is a native Michigander and mother of two. She has a keen eye for discovering deals and an honest desire to share local activities and family fun. In addition to enjoying early mornings with strong coffee, she likes hanging outside with her kids, biking and reading.

 

2 Comments

  • Brad Spiech

    Hello,

    My name is Brad Spiech. I own a U-CUT/Pre-Cut Christmas tree farm in Paw Paw / Mattawan. My family has been growing and selling Christmas trees and other Christmas products for over 20 years. I would love to be included in your article about places to get real Christmas trees this year. Please visit me at http://www.spiechtreefarm.com for more info.
    Thanks and have a great Christmas.