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U Pick Farms Near Tampa: Where to pick your own strawberries and more

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Fruit craving?  Pick your own at the U Pick farms near Tampa!  We are so lucky to have so many and different kinds of U Pick farms near Tampa.  From strawberries to citrus, they’ve got it all!  Check out our master guide on the best U Pick farms near Tampa, then tag us to let us know which you visit first!

Fancy Farms

Fancy Farms is one of our favorite U-Picks, known for their delicious strawberries!  Founded in 1974, this farm has truly perfected their craft and has become an establishment in the Plant City community.  Check out their U-Pick to pick your own strawberries and blackberries!  They love to support the area too.  At the end of every strawberry season, Fancy Farms opens their fields for a charity u-pick going towards the local 4H High School program.

Wednesday | 9AM–6PM
Thursday | 9AM–6PM
Friday | 9AM–6PM
Saturday | 9AM–6PM
Sunday | Closed
Monday | 9AM–6PM
Tuesday | 9AM–6PM

📍5204 Drane Field Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811

Hunsader Farms

Started in 1967, Hunsader Farms has expanded immensely.  With a farmer’s market, craft and antique store turned ice cream shop – there is plenty to do here!  During summer months, take a visit to Hunsader to pick your own fruits and vegetables!  Check out the schedule below to see what is available currently.

Black-Eyed Peas | Sept-Nov & April-May
Eggplant | Oct-Nov & April-May
Green Beans | Sept-Nov & April-May
Okra | Sept-Nov & April-May
Purple Hull Peas | Sept-Nov & April-May
Rhubarb | Jan-March
Strawberries | Dec-March
Tomatoes | Nov-Dec & May
Zipper Peas | Sept-Nov & April-May

Wednesday | 8AM–5PM
Thursday | 8AM–5PM
Friday | 8AM–5PM
Saturday | 8AM–5PM
Sunday | 10AM–4PM
Monday | 8AM–5PM
Tuesday | 8AM–5PM

📍5500 Co Rd 675, Bradenton, FL 34211

Albritton Fruit Farms

Located in Sarasota is Albritton Fruit Farms!  Starting in March, the U-Pick begins fom 9am to 2pm.  Local families flock to pick out their fruit for the month at great prices.  It’s one of the most popular events in town and only opens for select days!   Check out their website homepage so you can make your schedule accordingly, grab some friends and family, and pick up as many blueberries as you can!

Wednesday | 9AM–2PM
Thursday | Closed
Friday | 9AM–2PM
Saturday | 9AM–2PM
Sunday | 9AM–2PM
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed

📍9600 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL 34241

BellaBlue Berry Farm

BellaBlue has some of the best, high quality blueberries!  You may have seen them around local markets, but stop by the farm to get your own!  This year they are open to a limited number of guests for U-Pick, so they do it based on invitation.  Call or sign up to be a part of their Harvest Club email list here!  This is the only way to know their dates and times are through their email newsletter, so you can be sure that there’s no large crowd and plenty to pick!

Select dates and times only, check out their website for details!

📍43405 SR 64 E Myakka Head, FL 34251

 

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5K Farms - Plant City

Are you looking for an organic option?  Look no further!  Plan to make a visit to 5K Farms in strawberry heaven, Plant City. Year round they do U-picks for all kinds of crops, from strawberries to even the most gorgeous sunflowers you’ve ever seen!  

Select dates and times only, check out their website for details!

📍 6302 County Rd 39, Plant City, FL 33567

JG Farms - Brooksville

Are you in the Brooksville area and looking for an activity?  Check out JG Farms!  They supply all the buckets and bags for carrying your strawberries home!  From November to April, you’ll be able to pick strawberries.  From April to May, you can pick blue berries.  And our favorite, you can pick blackberries from May to June!

Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 9AM–4PM
Friday | 9AM–4PM
Saturday | 9AM–4PM
Sunday | 9AM–4PM
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed

📍17200 Wiscon Rd, Brooksville, FL 34601

Keel and Curley

A crowd favorite amongst families and adults, Keel and Curley has tons of things to do!  While at the farm, you can have dinner at their upscale restaurant, grab a pint at their brewery, or a glass of blueberry wine!   But the locals love their u-pick most, so stop by for their delicious strawberries and see what makes their famous strawberry wine!

Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday | 11AM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 11AM–7PM
Monday | 11AM–9PM
Tuesday | 11AM–9PM
Wednesday | 11AM–9PM

📍5202 Thonotosassa Rd, Plant City, FL 33565

Land of Delight

Calling all plant lovers!  This spot operates as a farm, farmer’s market, and a nursery!  Pick up deluxe fruit trees and plants to add to your garden.  And while at the nursery, take on of their classes!  Land of Delight puts on amazing classes to learn how to be organic and live off the land.  Then, before heading home, brighten your spirits by visiting their petting zoo and taking home jars of local honey!

These guys do saturday classes to learn how to be organic and live off the land. They also have bees for honey and a farm for petting. 

Thursday | 1:30–6:30PM
Friday | 1:30–6:30PM
Saturday | 8AM–5PM
Sunday | Closed
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed

📍2514 Leaning Pine Ln, Plant City, FL 33565

Starkey Blueberry Farm

Want to pick your own fruit but don’t want to do a long drive to Plant City?  If you’re in the New Port Richey area, you don’t have to go so far!  Each year, they open up their own strawberry u-pick so you can create your own strawberry shortcakes at home.  They’re open till 5 too, allowing you plenty of time to get your family together for a weekend of fruit picking!

Thursday | 9AM–5PM
Friday | 9AM–5PM
Saturday | Closed
Sunday | Closed
Monday | 9AM–5PM
Tuesday | 9AM–5PM
Wednesday | 9AM–5PM

📍10730 Lake Blanche Dr, Trinity, FL 34655

Each year, orange season comes to Dooley Groves, where they grow the freshest citrus.  Pick your own famous Florida oranges right here in Tampa!  Check out Dooley Groves to bring the best citrus in town straight to your home.  Here you can pick juicy HoneyBell Oranges and red seedless grapefruit for only about $2.59 per pound! They also have several other springtime varieties to pick.

Thursday | 9AM–5PM
Friday | 9AM–5PM
Saturday | 9AM–5PM
Sunday | 10AM–5PM
Monday | 9AM–5PM
Tuesday | 9AM–5PM
Wednesday | 9AM–5PM

📍 1651 Stephens Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570

Strawberry Passion Organic Farms

Strawberry Passion farms is a certified organic farm for strawberries, vegetables, and herbs!  You can find their goods at local markets and coops for delivery, but why not pick your own?  Take a visit to the farm on select days to pick your own strawberries – check out times and dates on their Facebook page!  They’re only $2.50 per pound, an amazing deal!

Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | Closed
Friday | 10AM–4PM
Saturday | 9AM–2PM
Sunday | 9AM–2PM
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed

📍11780 Tom Folsom Rd, Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Nadler's U Pick Blueberry Farm

Make your way to Nadler’s for 1.5 acres of blueberries!  This family friendly u-pick uses mostly organic practices for the best blueberries.  They never use harsh chemicals on their berries, so you can be sure to be safe while picking.  They even offer 7 different variaties of blueberries across the farm!

Saturday | 8AM-5PM

📍12834 Kitten Trail, Hudson, FL 34669

U Pick Farms Near Tampa

Excited about exploring different U Pick farms near Tampa? Let us know your favorite by tagging @StuffToDoInTampaBay on Instagram and Facebook!

Jacky Saunders

Jacky Saunders

Jacky is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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