'Tis the Season

Choosing that perfect Christmas TreeDeck the halls with trees, wreaths, gifts and garlands. When it comes to Christmas trees, Pure Michigan makes it easy to get real—harvesting four million evergreen trees annually. And, for that perfect ornament, special trim or holiday-themed gift, you'll find it here at the world's largest Christmas store.

When it comes to Christmas trees, Pure Michigan makes it easy to get real. Michigan a top grower of fresh cut Christmas trees, harvesting four million trees that will find their way across the U.S. and to other countries this year—only Oregon and North Carolina yield more.

Combine your tree hunt with a visit with Santa, sleigh/hay ride, a warming bonfire, hot chocolate and other refreshments, holiday music, live reindeer and petting zoos. At some farms you can shop for gifts, wreaths, garlands and Christmas ornaments.

Candy Cane Christmas Tree Farm in Oxford sells beautiful, award-winning wreaths. This is the only Michigan tree farm offering the Coreana Fir--beautiful silver-bottomed, juniper-fragranced trees. Most farms also do the cutting for you and sell pre-cut trees. Some, including Candy Cane and Porcupine Hollow Farm in Central Lake, also offer live trees in baskets with root balls so that you can plant your tree after its holiday duty is done.

Cut your own Christmas TreeAt Juneau’s Christmas Trees & Reindeer Farm, located in the central Upper Peninsula community of Foster City, you can choose and cut your own tree or pick a fresh one from an assortment of pre-cut trees. The farm is known for its friendly bottle-raised reindeer—a real hit with the kids. Be sure to bring your camera for a memorable and fun-filled Christmas tradition, complete with Santa's sleigh. 

For a complete list of Michigan Christmas tree farms, wholesale tree suppliers as well as retail lots across the state, visit the Michigan Christmas Tree Association

And, for that perfect ornament, you'll want to plan on a visit to Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland, the world's largest Christmas store. Bigger than 1 1/2 football fields in size the store featuring over 50,000 trims, gifts and collectibles. Open 361 days a year, you’ll find fun for all ages. For a specials treat, plan to shop in the evening and you’ll find that the popular holiday shopping venue has outdoor decorations illuminated nightly.