Friday Nights on the Farm

Our much-loved Friday Nights on the Farm outdoor dining and music events continue this season with James On Main, Czig Meister Brewing Company, Little Ridge Vineyards Va Fa Napoli Pizza, select food trucks, and fun for the whole family!

Admission tickets are required for guests to attend the event. See details below. Thank you for supporting local agriculture! Your attendance and support allows Donaldson Farms to continue hosting events such as these. Our farm family is proud to provide a good old-fashioned, fun environment where friends and family gather to make memories in our community. We appreciate your loyalty to our farm, local businesses, and restaurants in our neighborhood. Eat, drink & enjoy LOCAL!

Event Dates & Times

2024 Dates: Weather permitting, the event happens every Friday night from June 21st through August 30th except for July 5th when we take a break for the 4th of July holiday week. All events are weather permitting. Activities, pricing, and information are subject to change.

  • Event Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Farm Market Hours: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm (or 9 am – 6 pm if the event is canceled due to inclement weather)
  • Dinner/Food: 5:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Live Music: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Food

Fabulous local food provided by James on Main (except on July 28th and August 4th) PLUS select fabulous food trucks will be featured each week! Va Fa Napoli Pizza Truck will be here most Fridays throughout the summer season!

Activities

  • Laser Tag
  • Balloon Sculpting or Glitter Tattoos
  • Pony Visits
  • Special guests each week!

Tickets

  • Tickets are required to enter the event whether you plan to purchase food or not. You may purchase a ticket online (with fees) OR at our farm market (without fees) on the day of the event ONLY.
  • All food is sold separately and is not included in your admission ticket
  • Some children’s activities may be priced separately.
  • Adult Tickets: $12 (ages 16 yrs and older)
  • Children’s Tickets: $5 (ages 5 – 15 yrs)
  • AGES 4 AND UNDER ARE FREE – ticket not required.
  • All prices include tax.
  • Rain Date: No rain dates are scheduled.
  • No outside food.
  • No dogs.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION (Please read!): Online tickets (fees included) will be available a week before the event. Tickets (without fees) can be purchased on the day of the event at the farm. Please check back later for online tickets and detailed information for upcoming Friday Nights on the Farm events! See you there!

Entertainment & Food Schedule

June 21st Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Bombed Opera

SPECIAL THEME: Heroes Night – Celebrating our First Responders!

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES: Visit with Tri-County Fire Co., Mansfield Police Department & Independence First Aid Squad

FOOD: James Off Main, Marley’s Cravin’ Cuban Cuisine, Spuddy Buddy Fries, & Carinderia Filipino Cuisine

June 28th Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: The Big Fuss

FOOD: James Off Main, Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things, & Carinderia Filipino Cuisine

July 5th – No Event

July 12th – Canceled

LIVE MUSIC: Trevor B. Power Band

FOOD: James Off Main, Marley’s Cravin’ Cuban Cuisine, Dismal Harmony Distilling, Chow Wow & Pudgy’s Famous Fries

July 19th Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Bombed Opera

SPECIAL THEME: The Great Outdoors!

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES: Visit with NJ Fish & Wildlife, OK4WD, The Greater Outdoors, Musconetcong Watershed Association & Explore More RV NJ

FOOD: James Off Main, Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things, Tia B’s Street Tacos, & The Screaming Weiner

July 26th Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: The Big Fuss

FOOD: James Off Main Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Why Not Burgerz, Spuddy Buddy Fries, Carinderia Filipino Cuisine & Dilly Dilly Donuts

August 2nd Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Action Park

FOOD: Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things, Spuddy Buddy Fries, & Carinderia Filipino Cuisine (JOM Off)

August 9th Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Little Nikki & Mr. Philthy Band

FOOD: Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things, Tia B’s Street Tacos, & The Screaming Weiner (JOM Off)

August 16th Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Brian Dean Moore Band

FOOD: James Off Main, Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things,The Screaming Weiner, L’Aquario Seafood Italiano & Dilly Dilly Donuts

August 23rd Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Shaky Moon Band

SPECIAL THEME: Celebrate Team Fox & Parkinson’s Research!

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES: Visit with Crunch Fitness- Hackettstown & Soul U Tions

FOOD: James Off Main, Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things, Chow Wow, & Pudgy’s Famous Fries

August 30th Entertainment & Food

LIVE MUSIC: Bombed Opera

FOOD: James Off Main, Va Fa Napoli Pizza, Marley’s Wings & Things, Marley’s Cravin’ Cuban Cuisine, Spuddy Buddy Fries, & Tia B’s Street Tacos!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION (Please read!): Online tickets (fees included) will be available a week before the event. Tickets (without fees) can be purchased on the day of the event at the farm. Use the link below to purchase online tickets. Please check back later for online tickets and detailed information for upcoming Friday Nights on the Farm events! See you there!