There’s nothing quite like a real Christmas tree in your living room on Christmas day. If you want a wonderful smelling tree in your house to give you feelings of Christmas cheer, then check out our list of cut your own tree farms and pre-cut stands in the Rockford area. Create a new family tradition by heading a local tree farm and cutting down your own Christmas tree or stop by a pre-cut stand!
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Farms
Keith’s Christmas Trees
Keith’s Christmas Trees is a quiet country farm where you pick and cut your own tree. Customers says it’s a low-key place with reasonably priced trees and friendly service.
Address: 4325 Favor Rd, Rockton, IL
Hours: Opening day is November 29, 2019
Friday – Sunday from 9 am – 4 pm until December 23
Prices: $6 per foot for Scotch (a 5 foot tree would be approximately $30)
$8 per foot for Spruce (a 5 foot tree would be approximately $40)
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/keithstrees/
Marshmallow’s Christmas Tree Wonderland / Marshmallow’s Moments in Time
Marshmallow’s Christmas Tree Wonderland is a brand new cut your own tree farm that opened this year. The family farm is run by Laura Rodriguez and her children in memory of her son Zachary Birkholz. The family plans to grow and expand the farm each year.
Address: 5062 Safford Road, Rockford, IL
Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am – 6 pm
Prices: Trees 6 ft and under are $50
Trees 6 ft and over are $65
- Hot cocoa
- Letters to Santa
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/marshmallowsmomentsintime/
Sinnissippi Farm and Forest
Sinnissippi Farm and Forest has been in operation for over 60 years. The Oregon chapter of Future Farmers of America helps the Conroy family run the farm.
Address: 3122 S Lowden Rd, Oregon, IL
Hours: Opening day is November 29, 2019 from 8 am – 4 pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2 pm – 4 pm
Weekends from 8 am – 4 pm
Prices: Trees start at $45
Choose between cut and fresh cut scotch pine, white pine, douglas fir, and fraser fir.
- Santa and Mrs. Claus from 11 am – 2 pm on November 29, 30, and December 1st. They will also be there from 9 am – 11:30 am on December 7 and 11 am – 2 pm on December 8.
- Apple cider
- Hot chocolate
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sinnissippitrees/
Williams Tree Farm
Williams Tree Farm has been a staple in the community for over 70 years. It is the biggest tree farm in the Stateline area. There are often special events held at the farm especially during the weekends. Your family can cut down your own tree or buy a pre-cut one.
Address: 4661 Yale Bridge Rd, Rockton, IL
Hours: Opening day is November 16, 2019
Open daily from 8 am – 8 pm
Christmas Eve from 8 am – 2 pm
Prices: $18 for pines under 4 feet
$39 for pines 5-8 feet
$59 for pines 9 feet and taller
- Horse drawn Hayrides
- Children’s Farm with reindeer, camel, and other animals
- Gift Shop
- Cabin Cafe
- Candy Corner with homemade fudge
- Greens, wreaths, roping and more
- Kiddie Train
- Santa on most weekends including November 23, 24, 30. December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 from 10 am – 4 pm.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/williamstreefarm/
Valley View Tree Farm
Valley View Farm is a 100 year old family operation. You can cut down your own tree, choose a pre-cut tree, and shop in the gift shop.
Address: 6440 Belvidere Rd, Roscoe, IL
Hours: Opening day is November 23, 2019
Monday through Friday from 9 am – 7 pm
Saturday and Sunday from 9 am – 5 pm
Prices: Information pending
- Gift shop
- Pre-cut trees
- Cookies and wassail
Pre-Cut Tree Lots
If you’re short on time and would rather pick up a pre-cut tree, you have many options in the Rockford area.
Lots in italics are from 2018, information is pending for 2019.
Perryville Shopping Center (Boy Scout Troop 57)
281 Deane Dr, Rockford, IL 61107
Southwest Corner of Harrison Ave and Perryville Rd (Boy Scout Troop 181)
Concordia Lutheran Church (Boy Scout Troop 206)
7424 N 2nd St, Machesney Park, IL
Harlem United Methodist Church (Boy Scout Troop 206)
8401 N Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL
Village Green Nursery
6101 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL
Ritschel’s Market Christmas Trees
2929 11th St, Rockford, IL
Gensler Gardens (2 locations)
102 Orth Rd, Loves Park, IL
8631 11th St, Davis Junction, IL
Menard’s (2 locations)
2001 S Perryville Rd, Rockford, IL
1600 West Lane Rd, Machesney Park, IL
Lowe’s (2 locations)
7130 E State St, Rockford, IL
9700 N Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL
Home Depot (2 locations)
6930 Argus Dr, Rockford, IL
1580 West Lane Rd, Machesney Park, IL