It’s that time of year in the 757-strawberry picking season! Locals look forward to this time of year as the temperatures rise and the berries become ripe for the picking. There are many places and farms to get your fill this season. If you can’t make it to pick your own, be sure to head to local bakeries for strawberry treats and baked goods.
Here’s three great local farms in Hampton Roads:
Cullipher Farm Berry Patch
772 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23457
You pick strawberry fields are OPEN for the 2021 Season! Open Tuesday-Sunday from 9am-6pm (Must be out of the fields by 5pm). Online pre-pay is available. For more information, check out their website.
Hickory Ridge Farm
2928 S Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322
You pick strawberry fields are OPEN as of April 15th for the 2021 season. Make sure to check Facebook or call for updates and current picking conditions before heading out to the farm. For more details, click here.
Historic Greenbrier Farms
225 Sign Pine Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322
The u-pick strawberry fields areOPEN for the 2021 season! Pre-picked will also be available. For the latest updates, check their website and Facebook for updates on hours and availability before heading out to the farm. FREE Playground, Barnyard Animals and Bounce Houses everyday from 9am-6pm. We also have a Farmers Market (Drinks, Snacks, Ice Cream and More!!!)
Henley’s at Pleasant Ridge
2061 Pleasant Ridge Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23457
Check Facebook for updates, availability and current picking conditions. Wear masks to check in and out and bring your own containers. Cash/credit or debit cards/local checks accepted.
**Important: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival for 2021 has been cancelled.