Pick Your Own Pumpkins

PYO Pumpkins

NJ Pumpkin Patch

Current Pick-Your-Own Crop Conditions & Availability: 2023

Week of Monday, May 30th Update: Now picking! Pick-Your-Own Strawberries is available and the strawberry crop is gorgeous! Please read this update and the important information below the update to best plan your visit.

Our OWN fresh, packaged Strawberries are available for purchase in the farm market while supplies last, daily.

Weather and crop conditions permitting, Strawberry Picking is available daily, until one hour before the farm market closes. Our FARM MARKET IS OPEN MONDAY thru SATURDAY 9 am – 6 pm, and SUNDAY 10 am – 5 pm.

It’s always best to CHECK FOR UPDATES BEFORE COMING TO PICK! This updated information is subject to change. For up-to-the-minute crop and picking conditions check back here, on our Facebook page, or call 908-852-9122 (x1). Enjoy your visit!

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Pumpkin picking at Donaldson Farms has become a long-standing tradition for many families and friends. We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to welcome our first-time visitors! While you are here, you can also pick gourds – perfect for fall decorating.

Pumpkins are priced by the pound.

We take great pride in our farm – please be respectful while visiting. As a courtesy to our customers, we kindly ask that you leave your pets at home.

Pumpkin Picking Season & Hours

SEASON: Last weekend in September through the last weekend in October
HOURS: Posted when in season

Hayrides: When in season, hayrides are $2 per person and available to transport you to our pumpkin picking fields and apple orchard on Fall Harvest Weekends (Saturdays, Sundays and Columbus Day). On weekdays, you are welcome to grab a wheelbarrow and walk to our fields to pick your own pumpkins. On October weekends and Columbus Day, you can take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and apple orchard, weather permitting. Hayride hours will be posted in season.

* Weather and crop conditions permitting

Pumpkin Picking Group Tours

Book a Pumpkin Picking Group Tour! These educational and fun tours are perfect for schools, camps, church groups, girl and boy scout troops, mom’s groups, and family gatherings!

Private Pumpkin Picking Group Tours
Educational Pumpkin Picking School Tour