Pick Your Own Pumpkins

PYO Pumpkins

NJ Pumpkin Patch

Current Pick-Your-Own Crop Conditions & Availability:

Please take a moment to read the additional crop-specific information below this box to best plan your visit. Dogs are NOT permitted. Thank you for leaving your pets at home.

CURRENT AVAILABILITY: Week of June 13th, 2024 Update – Now picking! There are plenty of gorgeous strawberries to pick today. You must check in at the farm market before picking on weekdays. If visiting on a Saturday or Sunday, our Strawberry Shack will be open outside the farm market. Please read the important information below. Our freshly picked and packaged strawberries may be available in the farm market, while supplies last daily.

Pick-Your-Own Raspberries is available Tuesday through Sunday! Red Raspberries are in season now with Golden Raspberries, Black Raspberries, and Blackberries coming soon. To plan your trip, please read below for important raspberry-picking details. The Raspberry fields are closed on Mondays.

Czig Meister Brewing Company‘s Can Shack will be open sampling and selling their locally loved craft beer and Czelters on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm until the farm market closes. All information is subject to change.

It’s always best to CHECK FOR UPDATES BEFORE YOU VISIT! This information is subject to change. For up-to-the-minute crop and picking conditions call 908-852-9122 (x1). Enjoy!

Click here to sign-up for our newsletter to keep up to date on what’s growing and going on at the farm this season!

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. No entry or parking fees.

We take great pride in our farm – please be respectful while visiting. No dogs. 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: Daily 9 am to 6 pm.

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