Strawberry Harvest Weekends

Strawberry Festival at Donaldson Farms

It’s all about strawberries in the spring – ripe, delicious, mouth-watering strawberries! Join us for our Strawberry Fest Weekends in June at Donaldson Farms, located in Hackettstown, NJ.

Strawberry Harvest Weekend Highlights

  • Strawberry Harvest Weekends are held on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of June – weather and crop dependent. Please call 908-852-9122 x3 to check status.
  • Pick-your-own strawberries (Sat 8-6 & Sun 9-4)
  • Strawberry milkshakes and other delicious, farm-fresh food (Sat & Sun 12-5)
  • Pony rides (Sat & Sun 12-4 weather permitting)
  • Duck Races
  • Large Childrens’ Sandbox Play Area (under a large shade tree!)
  • Strawberry Season Facebook Photo Contest
  • Vendors (a variety of artisan & craft vendors each weekend)
  • Face Painting (special dates – check for details)

If you’d like to receive updates and notifications on this year’s strawberry season, picking conditions, recipes and more please click here to subscribe to receive our Berry-Delicious Strawberry Season updates via email. You may also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Be sure to visit the Farm Market while you are here! The market is open Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m during Strawberry Season. Pick-Your-Own Strawberries are available 7 days a week until – weather and crop conditions permitting, but weekends offer the above special activities. Strawberry picking closes one hour before the Farm Market closes.

Strawberry Harvest Weekend Dates & Info

Strawberries - Hackettstown, NJ

Saturdays & Sundays in June
(June 6-7, June 13-14, June 20-21 and June 27-28)
Saturdays 11am – 4:00pm
Sundays 11am – 4:00pm
Pony Rides 12pm – 4pm

Availability varies for additional activities.
Dates and hours are weather permitting

COST: No entry fee. Activities and food priced individually. PYO activities are priced by the pound. Pint containers and cardboard flats are available for purchase. Pony Ride tickets $5/ride. Hot foods available from our food shack.

Please Note: No paper or plastic shopping bags are allowed in the PYO berry fields.

Crop Condition Updates

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 2018 Strawberry Season Photo contest on Facebook. Prizes include $50, $30, and $20 Farm Market Gift Cards!

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 participate in our Strawberry Harvest Weekends on select dates. [vendor application form]