Location

Address: 2855 Hart Road

Aurora, IL 60502

Phone: 630-966-7775

Email:  info@abbeyfarms.org

Farm Hours

Farmstead Emporium

Open Daily 10 - 6

Pumpkin Daze Park

Closes for season October 27 @ 6!

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© 2019 by Abbey Farms of Marmion Abbey

November 23 - December 23

Winter Cheer & Christmas Joy

A Family Tradition Since 1949

At Abbey Farms, we agree with Andy Williams that Christmas season is “the most wonderful time of the year!” We invite you to join in the tradition of hunting for  Abbey Farms grown Christmas trees this winter. Or, for those of you who’d rather choose a precut Fir tree, we always have a large inventory of fresh cut fir trees. All of our precut trees come from a large Christmas tree operation in Michigan owned by Father Andrew’s family.

Tree shaking, netting and assistance with tree tying are always complimentary. While you wait, step inside the Nagel Emporium for one of our famous apple cider donuts and hot chocolate. If there is snow on the ground, we will provide sleds to enjoy around the farm.

Merry Christmas! 

U-Cut Christmas Trees 

The Process:

We are a farm of do-it-yourselfers! We believe that getting dirty can create some of the best memories

 

How it Works: 

  1. Come to Abbey Farms!

  2. Check in at the Farmstead Emporium for a field map and saw.

  3. Take your car out to the field and hunt down your perfect tree (sizes up to 8' in the field).

  4. Casually place your tree on your car

  5. Return to the Farmstead Emporium for complimentary tree shaking, tie down assistance and of course - your complimentary apple cider donut!

 

Saws:

We have plenty of saws for a fully refundable $10 deposit - just check in at the Farmstead Emporium store or one of the red huts (if open).

Pricing:

$55: Scotch Pine, White Pine, Austrian(all untagged Christmas trees)
$68: Premium U-Cut tree: Spruce & Firs (all field tagged trees)

Precut Christmas Trees

The Process: 

Abbey Farms boasts one of the largest and freshest precut Christmas tree lots around! 

  1. Come to Abbey Farms!

  2. Select your fresh cut precut tree (sizes up to 12ft)

  3. An Abbey Farms employee will help you from here on out! 

  4. Head into the Farmstead Emporium for your complimentary apple cider donut and hot chocolate!

Fir Christmas Tree Field Availability:

Due to Abbey Farms soil and climate, many popular Christmas trees just won't grow. However, Abbey Farms is lucky to have a Monk relative in the Christmas tree business! Each week during Christmas, Abbey Farms stands a new selection of fresh cut popular Fir Christmas trees!

Tree Types:

Types of Fir trees will vary year to year, however we will typically carry: Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir, Noble Fir and a few new varieties as they become available.

Pricing: 

Select Precuts $9.75 per foot

Premium Precuts $10.50 - $15 per foot (depending on size), plus tax (be sure to ask for a fresh cut on your tree!). 

Keep your tree FRESH all season with these tips: 

1. Cut 1" from base of tree truck no more than 1 hour before water! 

2. Keep tree bowl full of water - check daily - never let water go below base of tree!

3. Add a tree preservative (sold in store).

4. Place tree out of direct sun light & away from heat source! Keep it cool! 

CHRISTMAS TREE CARE TIPS!

Wreaths & Garland

From big to small, red bow to multi-colored, Abbey Farms has the perfect fresh hand made Fir wreath to adorn your front door, house or Christmas scene! 

Abbey Farms also has plenty of fresh Fir garland sold for $2 per foot. 

More Information Coming Soon! 

Fresh Donut & Hot Chocolate

Every Christmas tree purchase comes with a complimentary famous Abbey Farms apple cider donut and small hot chocolate per person! 

Of course, just one donut will not be enough, so we will have plenty on hand for you to purchase to take back home, maybe even to snack on the way! Simply present your receipt to at the donut counter and you can start enjoying this tasty treat! 

Santa on the Farm

You heard right! Santa visits Abbey Farms every year starting the weekend after Thanksgiving and through mid-December.  There is a small fee to visit Santa and every visitor leaves with a great memory, coloring book and personal photo or a digital photo to download and print at home! 

 

The 2019 Dates & Times: 11-2 on the following days:

November 29, 30 & December 1

December 7 & 8 & December 14 & 15

Pricing:

$10: Enjoy a brief visit with Santa & take your own photo (use your phone or camera).

$20: Includes above & downloadable digital photo by photographer (up to 3 poses total) .

Farmstead Emporium & Bakery

The Abbey Farmstead Emporium Store is stocked full of unique one-of-a-kind goodies and gifts that you cannot find anywhere else! Perfect for that special someone, great for stocking stuffers or maybe just a little treat for you, Abbey Farms seasonal Farmstead Emporium store has it all! 

From bakery items to our famous donuts, fun old-fashioned toys to whimsical bird feeders, collectible ornaments to hand made pottery - Abbey Farms will satisfy all your shopping desires!

The Farmstead Emporium store boasts yummy Abbey Farms branded edible items such as: 

  • Jams & Jellies,

  • Salsas & Hot Sauces

  • Fruit Butters & Preserves

  • Salad Dressings, Grilling Seasonings & Sauces

  • Mustards & Dips

  • So much more!

These items are only found at Abbey Farms, so be sure to stock up today! Fear Not! If you run out of your favorite Abbey Farms items you can now purchase from our online store! Click the button above to see what is available!