Strawberry Harvest Weekends

Strawberry Festival at Donaldson Farms

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

Current U-Pick Crop Conditions & Availability: Fall 2022

Our Apple, Pumpkin, and Raspberry picking season has ended. We are no longer offering pick-your-own activities this season. Thank you to all who took the time to enjoy a visit to the farm. What will be the first pick-your-own activity in 2023? Strawberry Picking will be offered, weather and crop conditions permitting, in late May/early June of 2023. See you then!

A tip for next season, 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

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