Strawberry Picking in Virginia - Updated 2023

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It's time for strawberry picking in Virginia! My kids love picking their own strawberries and then enjoying their hard work. The strawberry picking season in Virginia is usually May to early June but this year in 2023 many are open in April! Below are the farms and a Google Map at the end to help decide which one is closer. (And if you are looking for Maryland strawberry picking, check out my post with 7 more farms!)

Info updated May 3, 2023.


Fun day Strawberry Picking in Virginia at Braehead Farms (Please disregard my horrible hat!)

Strawberry Picking in Virginia Loudoun, Prince William and Clarke Counties

1) Yankey Farms - Bristow, Virginia Strawberry Farm

Now open for the season! Located in Bristow, Virginia in Prince William County. Reservations are only required for Saturdays and Memorial Day Monday. All other times, just show up! Reservations can be made on their website here.

2) Wegmeyer Farm - Hamilton Field is open May 3! Oatlands will be open later this week.

They have 2 farms for Pick Your Own Strawberries: The Hamilton Farm and the Oatlands Farm. Reservations are required and include your first bucket of strawberries. Check out all the details on their website here.

3) Great Country Farms - Bluemont, Virginia

Their Strawberry Jubilee Festival starts May 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 2023 (No PYO strawberries). "Jam to live music, compete in the pie-eating contest, enter your stroll in the strawberry parade, and sample our strawberry delectables, including the not-to-be-missed Donut Strawberry Shortcake." You can see all the fun and reserve tickets on their website here. And more about family fun at Great Country Farms here.

4) Mackintosh Fruit Farm - Berryville, VA

Opening May 4, 2023 with their market and kitchen. Pick Your Own is not open right now, but check out their website for updates here.

Strawberry Picking in Virginia - Fredericksburg (near Stafford County)

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5) Braehead Farm - Fredericksburg Strawberry Picking

We loved picking here! The Fields are open for 2023 daily 9 AM to 6 PM with 5 different strawberry varieties! $3.99 per pound PYO and $4.99 pre-picked. Located just outside Fredericksburg and they had amazing strawberry ice cream when we went! (Pictured below). Their website is here and they also have a fun Barn Lot for kids to play for $5.

Fauquier County, Virginia Strawberry Picking in Virginia

6) Messick’s Farm Market - Bealton, VA

The Fields are open! They also have a kids play area. Come out to the farm and pick your own berries! Containers are provided and it is $5.49/lb. to pick. Avoid the additional admission fee by visiting during the week! Located in Bealton Virginia and their website for more info is here.

7) Hollin Farms - Deplane

Not open as of 5/3/23. Their website says opening for the season in late May. Website is here for up-to-date info and below is pasted from their website. We went here for pumpkins once and beautiful views over the hills! Located in Delaplane.

8) Green Truck Farm - No Strawberries This Year

From the Farm: "Hello everyone and happy spring. I'm sorry to announce that we've had a crop failure and won't have any strawberries this year. Everything else is still fine (blueberries, black raspberries, red raspberries, blackberries and veggies) and so we expect to get started in mid to late June with blueberries and black raspberries. Thanks and hope to see you then." Their website is here and more updates on their Facebook. Located in Markham, Virginia.

More Links:

  1. If you are looking for PYO farms near Richmond, check out this great post by my friend Megan for 11 Pick Your Own Farms!
  2. And check out these 5 things I never leave home without during our adventures, especially farms!
  3. You can also search for more farms on my DC with Kids Database here and filter by the Farm category.

Map of Strawberry Picking in Virginia

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