Christmas Season FAQs

Please review some of the most frequently asked questions about visiting the farm during our busiest season.

Christmas Activities

Christmas tree sales begin November 18th. Please come dressed appropriately and remember you will be visiting a working farm.

Walks & Rambles
Kids’ Play Area
Tractor Rides
Camp Fires
Gorgeous Selfie Spots
Cut/Choose Your Own Tree
Wreaths & Planters
Huge Christmas Tree Store
Meet Santa (watch for 2023 dates!)

No entrance fee | Ample parking | Wheelchair accessible building | Washrooms | Cash / Debit / Credit / Apple Pay

Dog Policies

Yes, you can bring your dog, but please remember:

  • Dog owners are solely responsible for the actions of their dogs. Please respect other visitors.
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times while on our farm.
  • Dogs are not allowed indoors (except official service dogs).
  • Dogs may not be left unattended at any time.
  • Please remember to stoop and scoop. Your baggies can be left in any outdoor trash can on the farm.
Row after row of young Christmas trees
The winter season at the farm is pretty and peaceful!
Santa Claus on a sleigh at the tree farm
Santa is sure to visit the farm every year!
Two adults walking with a young child on a sled.
What a magical day out!
Is there an admission fee?


When are you open?

During the fall season we are open on weekends from Thanksgiving Saturday to November 7. 

Starting November 12, we open 7 days a week for the Christmas season.

When is the best time to come?

The farm is busiest the last weekend of November and first two weekends of December.  Visit us during the week for a quieter, relaxing day! Weekday evenings are also quiet.

May we bring our dog?

Yes, but please read our dog rules before you visit.

When will Santa be at the farm?

Santa visits every year! Watch for 2023 dates here, on our blog, and on Facebook.

Can I visit without buying a tree? 

Yes, please do!  Visit our Christmas shop and farm store to buy for everyone on your list, including yourself.  The farm grounds and play area are also available to enjoy.

When do Christmas tree sales begin?

We are open 7 days a week for tree sales starting on November 18.

Can I bring my own battery or gas powered saw?

No, our insurance provider only allows guests to use handsaws.

Do you provide handsaws?

Yes, we do!

How do I get to the tree fields? 

We have complimentary, accessible tractor drawn wagons.

Do we have to cut down our own tree?

No, we always have precut trees available to choose from.

Can I cut my tree in the dark?

Yes, bring a flashlight and enjoy the peace and quiet of the farm at night.

Will you tie my tree onto my car for me?

No, again our insurance provider says no.

Do you have twine so I can tie my tree to my car?

Yes, we provide twine.  Rope or ratchet straps from home are also great options.

How do I look after my tree now?

There are tree care tips here.

How can we pay? 

We prefer cash or debit cards but we do also accept credit cards.


The latest updates are usually on our blog and on our Facebook page!

If you still have questions, please use the form or information on our Contact Page.

Please bear in mind that at peak times, we’re run off our feet. Your question has likely already been answered right here or in our latest social media posts.

Christmas at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm

Seasonal Opening

We open Thanksgiving weekend and close at 2pm on Christmas Eve. Every year!


Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm
951 8th Concession South
Pakenham, ON, Canada

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2023 Season

During the fall we are open on weekends from 10-4 Oct 7 to Nov 5. Also open Thanksgiving Monday. 

Starting November 11, we open 7 days a week for the Christmas season.

Tree sales start November 18.

Ribbon graphic showing Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm was voted Ottawa's Best Winter Attraction in 2023.

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