Here are 16 places to cut, buy a live Christmas tree around Louisville in 2023

Happy Holidays! Here is a list of local Christmas tree farms that offer trees for sale, many of which allow you to cut your own, plus a few locally-owned retailers that sell pre-cut Christmas trees in the Louisville area. 

Places where you can cut a Christmas tree near Louisville

WHAT: Spruce, pine and fir trees to cut. Saws provided. The farm also has wreaths, swags and other greens for purchase, and tree stands.

WHERE: 1243 Cathole Bend Road, Lancaster, in Garrard County, about 100 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Nov. 24-26, Dec. 1-3, and 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call for later dates

MORE INFORMATION: Trees can be shaken, baled, and wrapped. 859-985-7044;

WHAT: Goebel Farms has a limited number of trees available for purchase from the field. Farm staff will cut any tree shorter than 7-and-a-half feet that is 5-and-a-half feet wide or wider. All trees will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. It has five varieties of trees: White Pine, Scotch Pine, Norway Spruce, Fraser Fir, and Blue Spruce.

WHERE: Near Darmstadt, Indiana, about 121 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Nov. 24 through Dec. 23: Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

MORE INFORMATION: The farm also sells wreaths pre-made or made-to-order and tree stands. Customers are not permitted to dig trees. Free tree shaking. 812-963-3001;

WHAT: Scotch and white pine, Norway spruce, Douglas fir, and blue spruce. Pre-dug and balled include white pine, Norway spruce and Colorado blue spruce.

WHERE: 19816 Huber Road, Starlight, Indiana, about 28 miles from downtown Louisville

WHEN: Daily starting Thanksgiving weekend, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Dec. 23

MORE INFORMATION: Free wagon rides to the fields. Free shaking. Recommend calling Farm Market at 812-923-9463, option two to confirm availability and details. 812-923-9813.

WHAT: Pre-cut White Pine and Fraser Fir. Customers are not permitted to dig trees. Fresh wreaths are available. Mantel and door swags are for sale at the gift shop. 

WHERE: 487 Ecton Road, Winchester, about 100 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Opens Thanksgiving weekend, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until trees are gone. Call before you come after Dec. 15.

MORE INFORMATION: Free tree shaking and baling. 859-744-2930.

WHAT: Fraser Firs, White Pine, White Fir, and Blue Spruce, 6 to 12 feet and more grown on-site, not shipped in. You can cut your tree or Nieman Tree Farm will cut and load it for you.  

WHERE: 5100 Sulphur Lane, Lexington, about 85 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Opens 9 a.m. to dusk Nov. 18-22; 24-26; 4 p.m. to dusk, Nov. 27-30; 9 a.m. to dusk weekends, Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17; 4 p.m. to dusk weekdays Dec. 1, 4-8, 11-15.

MORE INFORMATION: Farm does not accept credit cards. Cash or check only. 859-552-3532.

WHAT: Scotch Pine, White Pine, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce and Blue Spruce. Free tractor-wagon rides to the fields. Balled living Christmas trees. Cut trees are 4 to 12 feet tall and balled trees are up to 6 feet tall. Homemade wreaths, garlands, centerpieces, and grave blankets for sale, Christmas shop, and visit with Santa.

WHERE: 9977 N. County Road 25E, Seymour, Indiana, 52 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Thanksgiving weekend opens 10 a.m. to dusk Nov. 24-26 and Dec. 1-3, 8-10.

MORE INFORMATION: Santa will be at the farm, Nov. 24-26, Dec. 2, 3.812-521-1902;

WHAT: Scotch, Firs and White Pine. You cut with saws and shovels provided. Free tree shaking. Also, pre-cut firs and Scotch pine wreaths and greenery are for sale. 

WHERE: 825 N. Crystal Road, Crystal, Indiana, about 61 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Open Thanksgiving weekend, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; also 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 24. 

MORE INFORMATION: Free peanuts, homemade cookies and candy canes. 812-482-6486; 812-631-8951.

WHAT: White Pine, Spruce and Fir. Farm prefers to cut trees. Trees are fresh cut or customers can tag now and cut later. Pre-cut Fraser Fir, White Pine and B&B (live trees, dug, balled and burlap). Only digging small trees this year, nothing taller than 4 feet.

WHERE: 7120 New Harmony Road, Evansville, Indiana, about 120 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Opens Thanksgiving weekend 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday; also 3-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 3-5 p.m. Monday through Dec. 24 (closed at noon).

MORE INFORMATION: Fresh pecans (in shell) u-pick and shelled cleaned pecans and firewood. Cash or checks only (not set up for debit cards). 812-431-2130;

WHAT: Fir and Spruce trees. Saws provided. The gift shop will have an assortment of good, refreshments and tree stands will be available for purchase. Free tree shaking and baling.

WHERE: 966 Clarks Lane (Ky. 1442 W), near Shepherdsville, in Bullitt County, about 20 miles from Louisville

WHEN: Thanksgiving weekend 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Sunday and Dec. 2 and 3 (fir tree only); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, 17 (spruce trees only).

MORE INFORMATION: Staff photographer available to take photos with props. Five digital images for $25. Find more information

Places where you can buy a pre-cut Christmas Tree in Louisville

WHAT: Continuing the 60-plus-year Thompson family tradition, Irvin Book returns to Waterfront Park and Christmas Tree Lane this holiday season with Book’s Christmas Trees. Large tree and greenery selections. Also, small trees and garlands. 

WHERE: 301 Witherspoon St.

WHEN: Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. now through Dec. 18; or until trees are gone.


WHAT: Christmas trees, garlands, and wreaths.

WHERE: 2930 Bardstown Road

WHEN: Through Dec. 24 (closing early) or until trees are gone.

MORE INFORMATION: 502-454-4000.

WHAT: Christmas trees, garlands, wreaths, and gift baskets.

WHERE: 4411 Breckenridge Lane

WHEN: Now through Dec. 24 or until the trees are gone.

MORE INFORMATION: 502-499-5275.

WHAT: Variety of trees and garland

WHERE: Multiple locations

WHEN: Thanksgiving week through Dec. 24 or until trees are gone.


WHAT: Variety of trees and garland.

WHERE: Multiple locations

WHEN: Thanksgiving week through Dec. 24 or until trees are gone.


WHAT: Christmas trees, garlands, gift baskets, and boxes.

WHERE: 3922 Chenoweth Square, 502-896-8918; 3704 Taylorsville Road, 502-456-4750; 4946 Brownsboro Road, 502-426-5070; 12119 Shelbyville Road, 502-253-0072.

WHEN: Tree sale begins the week of Thanksgiving


WHAT: Christmas trees, garlands, wreaths, gift baskets, and boxes.

WHERE: 6462 W. Highway 146

 WHEN: Tree sale begins about Thanksgiving weekend through Dec. 24, or until sold out. 

MORE INFORMATION: 502-241-0129.

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