Strawberry Harvest Weekends

Strawberry Festival at Donaldson Farms

It’s all about strawberries – ripe, delicious, mouth-watering strawberries!

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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Strawberry Harvest Weekend Dates & Info

Strawberries - Hackettstown, NJ

DATES: Check back for 2023 dates
COST: No entry fee. PYO activities are priced by the pound. Pint containers and cardboard flats are available for purchase.
Please Note: No paper or plastic shopping bags are allowed in the PYO berry fields.

Activities & Options

After picking berries, enjoy other highlights at our family farm! Pony rides are not available this season, but weather permitting, the ponies will be at the farm market area for you to visit! Freshly cooked food, priced individually, is available at our Food Shack. Our farm market is also fully stocked with fresh fruits, veggies, baked goods, local honey, jams, jellies, sauces, meats & more!  Click here to learn more about our farm market products. 

Crop Condition Update Info

It’s best to call ahead for current crop conditions 908-852-9122, Ext. 3. You can also visit our Facebook and Instagram pages or subscribe to our E-news updates for the current information and crop conditions for strawberry picking.

Strawberry Photo Contest

Don’t forget your camera to take photos for our 2023 Strawberry Season Photo Contest. $50, $30, and $20 Farm Market Gift Cards are up for grabs!

View winning photos from our 2017 Strawberry Fest Facebook Photo Contest
View winning photos for the 2016 Strawberry Fest Facebook Photo Contest


Vendors are invited to apply to participate in our Strawberry Harvest Weekends on select dates. [vendor application form]