Long Island has some great places to go and pick your own Strawberries.
You can pick your own strawberries as early as the end of May into June. This is one delicious and sweet activity that families enjoy doing together and is one of our favorites, too.
Tip: Pick your own is subject to availability and weather conditions.
Please call the farm ahead of time before visiting.
U-PICK YOUR OWN STRAWBERRIES
1. Glover Farms
One of my favorite places to pick with my family is Glover Farms.
Located at: 633 Horseblock Road Brookhaven, New York 11719 Phone: (631)-286-7876
2. Lewin Farms
There are a variety of pick your own crops at Lewin Farms year round.
Located at: 812 Sound Avenue, Wading River Phone: (631)929-4327
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead Phone: 631-722-8777
4. May’s Farms
Pick your own available in June along with peas.
Located at: 6361 RT. 25A Wading River, New York 11792 Phone: (631) 929-6654
1. Nassau County Strawberry Festival
“Join Joe Rock and The All Stars as they provide live music at The Nassau County Strawberry Festival. There will be rides, crafts, food and of course Rock, Blues, Rockabilly, Punk and General Mayhem outside under the stars. Don’t miss it.
The All Stars: Lou Carrollo: Guitar & Vocals (Blues Hall of Fame member),Gene Linefsky: Drums (from Az Iz), Mark “The Animal” Mendoza: Bass & Vocals (from Twisted Sister)
The Nassau County Strawberry Festival is produced and managed by the Lions and Kiwanis Clubs of Bellmore.”
Read more on the Facebook Event Page: click here
2. Benner’s Farm Strawberry Fair
The Benners will do the picking for you so you can indulge in strawberry shortcake (homemade by Mrs. Benner), strawberry ice cream (kids can take a hand in making this), strawberry jam and strawberries dipped in chocolate. While on the farm, kids will have a chance to hold baby chicks, ducks and bunnies, feed the lambs and goats.
June 11-12, 2016, ;12pm-4pm
Adults $8; children under 12 and seniors, $6.
56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket Phone: 651-689-8172
More information on their website —> click here
3. Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival
“By the middle of June the North Fork strawberry crop is reaching its peak and bursting with flavor. On Father’s Day weekend, the peak of the strawberry harvest, the Mattituck Lions Club brings the community together for a special weekend of fun and purpose. Dig into the strawberry shortcake, sample the strawberries dipped in chocolate, try the strawberries any way you like them. Head over to the rest tent to enjoy live music. Then find out what is available for sale from arts and craft vendors. “
Read more on Facebook–> click here
Hope you and your loved ones enjoy the short but very sweet Strawberry U-Pick season on Long Island and the great festivals available to celebrate strawberries here, on Long Island.