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

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Having a fresh fruit craving? Pick your own while they’re in season at the 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.

Fancy Farms

Fancy Farms is one of our favorite U-Picks, known for their delicious strawberries!Β  Founded in 1974, this farm has truly perfected their craft and has become an establishment in the Plant City community.Β  Check out their U-Pick to pick your own strawberries and blackberries!Β  They love to support the area too.Β  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.

Monday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Thursday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday | Closed

πŸ“5204 Drane Field Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811

Hunsader Farms

Started in 1967, Hunsader Farms has expanded immensely.Β  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

Monday | 8:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am–5:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am–5:00pm
Friday | 8:00am–5:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am–5:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am-4:00pm

πŸ“5500 Co Rd 675, Bradenton, FL 34211

Albritton Fruit Farms

Located in Sarasota is Albritton Fruit Farms! Starting in March, the u-pick begins from 9am to 2pm.Β  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!Β  We recommend planning ahead and scheduling accordingly. Grab some friends and family, and pick up as many blueberries as you can!

Pro-tip: Their fields are well groomed and maintained, so family and friends in strollers or wheelchairs are welcome to participate in the u-pick activities too!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 9:00am-2:00pm
Thursday | Closed
Friday | 9:00am-2:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-2:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am-2:00pm

πŸ“ 9600 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL 34241

BellaBlue Berry Farm

BellaBlue is next on our list of u-pick farms near Tampa and has some of the best, high quality blueberries! You may have seen them around local markets, now stop by the farm to get your own!

Although they are unable to open all of their fields to visitors until the end of the commercial season, certain fields are available to Harvest Club members. Call or sign up to be a part of their Harvest Club email list and be informed of dates and hours to pick!

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

πŸ“43405 SR 64 E Myakka Head, FL 34251

5K Farms - Plant City

Are you looking for an organic u-pick option? Look no further!Β  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!Β Β 

If you’re planning to pick strawberries, entry is free! To enter the sunflower field, admission is $5 per person, but kids 5 and under are free.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | Closed
Friday | 9:00am-5:30pm
Saturday | 9:00am-5:30pm
Sunday | 9:00am-5:30pm

πŸ“ 6302 S County Rd 39, Plant City, FL 33567

JG Farms - Brooksville

Are you in the Brooksville area and looking for a spring activity? Check out JG Farms! They supply all the buckets and bags for carrying your strawberries home – such a perk!

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!

Pro-Tip: They have picnic tables, so pack a lunch to enjoy! Coolers are also recommended to keep your berries cool on the ride home.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am-4:00pm

πŸ“17200 Wiscon Rd, Brooksville, FL 34601

Keel and Curley

Keel and Curley is a local favorite amongst families and adults, plus they have 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. Locals and visitors love their u-pick most! Stop by for their delicious strawberries and see what makes their famous strawberry wine!

Pro-tip: They have a variety of events from live music to trivia – Check out their website before you visit!

Monday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am-9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am-11:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am-7:00pm

πŸ“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. While at the nursery, take on one of their classes!

Land of Delight puts on informative classes to learn how to be organic and live off the land. Before heading home, brighten your spirits by visiting their petting zoo and taking home jars of local honey!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 1:30pm-5:30pm
Friday | 1:30pm-5:30pm
Saturday | 8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday | Closed

πŸ“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, Starkey Blueberry Farm opens up their own strawberry u-pick so you can create your own strawberry shortcakes at home. Since they’re open til 7:30pm most days, you’ll have plenty of time to get your family together for a weekend of fruit picking!

Monday | 7:30am-7:30pm
Tuesday | 7:30am-7:30pm
Wednesday | 7:30am-7:30pm
Thursday | 7:30am-7:30pm
Friday | 7:30am-7:30pm
Saturday | 7:30am-7:30pm
Sunday | 9:00am-6:00pm

πŸ“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.Β  Here you can pick juicy HoneyBell Oranges and red seedless grapefruit for a great deal. They also have several other springtime varieties to pick!

Monday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am-5:00pm

πŸ“Β 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 or veggies!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am-4:00pm

πŸ“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!Β  This family friendly u-pick uses mostly organic practices for the best blueberries.Β  They never use harsh chemicals on their berries, so you can be sure to be safe while picking.Β  They even offer 7 different variaties of blueberries across the farm!

Saturday | 8AM-5PM

πŸ“12834 Kitten Trail, Hudson, FL 34669

U-Pick Farms Near Tampa and More

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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.