November 21 - December 23 
Precut & U-Cut Christmas Trees

Changes to Winter Cheer and Christmas Joy for 2020

For your safety, you must have a reservation to buy a tree this year!!!

Make your choice below!

Reservations are required for all tree purchases!

No reservation required to visit store or bakery! Masks required in store & all public areas!!

A Family Tradition Since 1949

Please review sections below for updated procedures this year! 

 

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 Farmstead 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 

DUE TO THE INCREASED POPULARITY OF TREE CUTTING THIS YEAR, OUR FIELDS ARE LIMITED TO 5'-7' CHRISTMAS TREES. 

The Process:

We are a farm of do-it-yourselfers! We believe that getting dirty can create some of the best memories.  Last field entry 1 hour before close.  FIELDS DO NOT HAVE LIGHTS! 

 

Your safe visit to Abbey Farms: U-Cut experience!

  1. Click here to reserve the date and time you would like to visit. Each reservation is good for 1 car and up to 6 people per car. You will have a 1 hour time slot to hunt out and select your perfect tree! If you need more time, no problem!

  2. Check in at the main entrance for directions to the staging area. 

  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 U-Cut staging area for complimentary tree shaking, tie down assistance & pay for your tree.

  6. Visit the Abbey Farms shop (limited admittance), Pine Tree Cafe or bar on the Patio!

 

Saws:

We have plenty of saws for a fully refundable $10 deposit - Check in at the U-Cut Staging area for a map and saw!

Pricing & Tree Types :

$55: Scotch Pine, White Pine, Austrian(all untagged Christmas trees)
$68: Premium U-Cut tree: Spruce & Canaan Firs  (Fir's are very limited up to 6') (all field tagged trees)

*Due to COVID-19, no individual donuts are available this year. We apologize! Complimentary Hot Chocolate is available!  Please wear your mask when social distancing is not possible. Thank you for your help and understanding!

 

Precut Christmas Trees

Please note: These are FRESH Michigan Fir Pre-Cut Trees!

Due to high demand, you MUST have a reservation!

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The Process: 

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

  1. Click here to reserve the date and time you would like to visit. Each reservation is good for 1 car and up to 6 people per car. You will have a 1 hour time slot to hunt out and select your perfect tree! 

  2. Check in at the main entrance for directions to the staging area. 

  3. Select your fresh cut precut tree (sizes up to 12ft) & pay in person.

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

  5. Visit the Abbey Farms shop (limited admittance), Pine Tree Cafe or bar on the Patio!

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: 

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

*Due to COVID-19, no individual donuts are available this year. We apologize! Complimentary hot chocolate is available!  Please wear your mask when social distancing is not possible. Thank you for your help and understanding!

Image by Artiom Vallat

Pine Tree Cafe & Bar - Outdoors on the Patio!

This year, things are a little different! To enhance your visit, please stop by our Patio Cafe & Bar! There will be a fire crackling, picnic tables, great farm-made food from Chef Dave & bar service including beer, wine and specialty drinks!

Cafe Menu:

  • Grandma's Homemade Beef Chili

  • Buffalo Chicken Soup with Bleu Cheese

  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

  • German Bratwurst

  • Homemade Extra Cheese Mac N Cheese

  • Large Gourmet Hotdog

  • Chef Dave's Stuffed Cabbage

Bar Menu: Beer, Wine, Peppermint Pattie's, Soft Drinks and more!

*Please note, masks are required.  All items served in eco-friendly disposable containers. 

 

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! 

Socially Distanced Outdoor Santa Visit - SOLD OUT!

This year, Santa is visiting the farm outside! Purchase your ticket to reserve your spot at your own picnic table on the front lawn (up to 6 per table). Each visitor receives: 

  • Hot chocolate with lid

  • 6 Apple Cider donuts

  • A special gift from Santa!

  • Coloring book & crayons.

All visitors will be asked to remain seated during Santa's visit.  Santa will visit every table! Bring your note for Santa and an Abbey Farms helper will collect them and deliver to Santa!

 

2020 Visits: 

Sunday December 6, 13 & 20.  8:30am - 9:30am (please arrive 15 minutes early

 

Pricing: 

$19.99 per visitor.  Each visitor is required to purchase a ticket. Please notate Adult or child so we can ensure you receive the correct gift! An Abbey Farms helper will be happy to take a photo with your camera (in new gloves) with Santa in the background!

 

Nagel Farmstead Emporium & Bakery

The Nagel 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 Nagel 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!

Please note: Masks are required.  If store is at capacity, you may be asked to wait under the covered porch outside. Thank you for your understanding ! No reservation is required for your visit to the store. 

CHRISTMAS TREE CARE TIPS!

Never in our history have we seen the tree demand that we experienced over the last few days. At least three times the demand we expected. We ask your patience as we work to increase our supply of Pre-Cut trees. We are also limiting U-Cut tree cutting to trees from 5’ to 7’ in height, ONLY. You MUST have a reservation for a tree this year, so please follow the links below to schedule your time! (There is no charge to make a reservation.)

Location

Address: 2855 Hart Road

Aurora, IL 60502

630) 966-7775

info@abbeyfarms.org

Farm Hours

Christmas Season hours:
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-7pm

Available Online 24/7

Curbside Pickup Saturdays

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