Strawberry picking and Festivals

North Fork

By Staci Nappi, Mom Publisher/Editor, Riverhead Macaroni Kid May 17, 2024

  Strawberry Picking and Festivals on the North Fork  


1. Condzella's Farm – Wading River

 Rte 25A, Wading River, NY 11792

Condzella's Farm is a third-generation farm that offers nine varieties of strawberries. They practice sustainable farming and expect strawberry picking to begin in mid-June. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates.

2. Lewin Farms – Calverton

 812 Sound Ave, Calverton, NY 11933

Lewin Farms, operating for four generations, claims to be the first Farm to offer strawberry picking on Long Island. In addition to strawberries, they also provide blueberry and peach picking during their pick-your-own season, which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

3. Glover Farms – Brookhaven

 641-681 Victory Ave, Brookhaven, NY 11719

Glover Farms aims to provide an interactive strawberry-picking experience. During strawberry picking season, which starts in late spring, visitors can pick fresh berries and enjoy feeding the goats, seeing the chickens, and checking out the farm equipment.

4. Patty's Berries and Bunches – Mattituck

410 Sound Ave, Mattituck, NY 11952

Patty's Berries and Bunches offers strawberry picking, blueberries, raspberries in July, and blackberries in August. The Farm is open for strawberry-picking fun seven days a week and has an on-site ice cream shop.

5. Wickham's Fruit Farm – Cutchogue

  28700 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY 11935

Wickham's Fruit Farm grows strawberries without sprays and allows visitors to pick ripe berries or purchase harvested ones at its farm stand. It is also known for its homemade pies and preserves.

6. Rottkamp's Fox Hollow Farm – Baiting Hollow

2287 Sound Ave, Calverton, NY 11933

The Rottkamp family has served Long Island farm-fresh produce for over 100 years. Strawberry picking season begins in June, and visitors can also expect seasonal fruits and vegetables.

7. Windy Acres Orchard – Calverton 

3810 Middle Country Rd, Calverton, NY 11933

Windy Acres Orchard offers strawberry picking and other pick-your-own berries, pumpkins, and vegetables. They have a large stand with produce, fresh baked goods, honey, and flowers, and a large picnic area and play area for kids.

8. Sound Shore Farms and Market – Riverhead

 5629 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901

This farmers market offers strawberry picking in early June and sells local fruits, honey, jam, bread, and pies. They also roast corn daily and have ample parking.

  Strawberry Festivals on Long Island in 2024 

These festivals offer family-friendly activities, delicious treats, live music, and more.

- Strawberry Festival at Lenny Bruno Farms – Manorville: Saturday, June 8-Sunday, June 10, 2024. 740 Wading River Rd, Manorville, NY 11949

- Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival – Strawberry Fields, Mattituck: Wednesday, June 12-Sunday, June 16, 2024. 1105 North Rd, Mattituck, NY 11952

- Wainscott Strawberry Festival – Wainscott ChapelWainscott: Sunday, June 16, 2024. 65 Main Street Wainscott, New York 11975