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04/17/2021: We will be open from 10 am to 6 pm. Our farm market, bakery, U-pick strawberries, and Spring activities are open. Today, we will be offering our Pick Two Strawberry Buckets, Pick 3rd Free, while supplies last!

Woman holding a bucket of strawberries

Photo Credit: @hometowncharmphotography

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here—Spring on the Farm!

Our strawberries aren’t quite ready yet. We’ve had to tuck them in under blankets multiple times to protect them from the chilly spring weather. But don’t fret! If you’re a Georgia native, you’ll know that the cold weather is here one day and gone the next. We’ll be inviting you out to the farm for U-Pick Strawberries before you know it!

Field of covered strawberry plants and a tractor

The Southern Belle Farm team has been preparing for months and we’ve planted even more strawberries in anticipation of your visit. This is an exciting time for us because it’s only the beginning of fun on the farm. After spring is done, we still have our Summer, Fall, and Christmas seasons to look forward to. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! Keep reading to learn more about our upcoming spring season before your visit.

Strawberry Season FAQ

Let’s start by filling you in on all things Southern Belle strawberries and our spring hours!

Q: When will Southern Belle Farm open? 

APRIL 1: Our first official open day will be on April 1st, but only the Country Market & Bakery will be available.

Country Market Hours: Starting April 1st

  • Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-6pm
  • Sunday 1pm-6pm (closed Easter)

Our Outdoor Activities will be available starting Spring Break – April 5th! 

Spring Activity Hours: 

Spring Break (April 5th-11th)

  • Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

Week of April 12th – May 31st

  • Mon & Tues: (Activities Closed)
  • Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

Q: When will the strawberries be ready to pick? 

We expect our strawberries to be ready sometime during the first or second week of April. However, it all depends on the weather! Follow us on social media and check the top grey bar on our website for strawberry availability updates.

When our strawberries are ready, our U-pick hours will be as follows:

  • Monday – Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturdays: 10am-6pm
  • Sundays: 1-6pm

Strawberry Season lasts throughout spring and ends early summer. Make your plans to visit while our berries last!

*Our U-pick hours depend on the weather & strawberry availability.

Q: How much do U-Pick and Pre-Picked strawberries cost? 

There is a $1 admission fee per person to enter the strawberry patch for our U-Pick experience. There is no charge for children under 2! At least one person from each party must purchase a container for picking.

U-Pick Strawberry Price: $14.95/gallon (+$1 admission fee/per person)

You are welcome to bring your Southern Belle Farm buckets back from previous years. However, there will be no exchanging of buckets due to COVID concerns.

Pre-Picked Strawberry Price: $16.95/gallon | $6/quart 

*Please check the top grey bar on our website for crop updates or give our market a call before your visit to ask about strawberry availability!

Q: Will there be drive-through services available this year for strawberries & market hours?

We will not be offering drive-through service this year for our strawberries or market items! If you have COVID concerns, know that you can expect a safe experience at our farm as there is plenty of room to practice social distancing. Please give us a call to ask us about any further concerns. (770) 288-2582

If you have more questions about what a visit is like at our farm, visit our FAQ page!

Southern Belle Farm Outdoor Activities

Father and son sitting on a jumping pillow

U-Pick Strawberries is everyone’s favorite spring activity here on the farm, but there is so much more to love! Our Outdoor Activities are fun for the whole family.

Southern Belle Farm Activities will be available during our Spring Season, beginning April 5th and ending May 31st!

Admission for activities (there will be no online ticket sales at this time):

  • Ages (3+): $11.95 (plus tax)
  • Ages 2 and under are FREE

Activities: 

  • Belle’s Barnstormer (Giant slide – unlimited rides)
  • Gem Mining (additional charge)
  • Pedal Karts
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Cow train
  • Belle’s Barnyard – Games
  • Belle’s Barn – Animal Barn (food to feed is extra)
  • Tunnel Slide
  • Hayride

Activity Hours:

Spring Break (April 5th-11th)

  • Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

Week of April 12th – May 31st

  • Mon & Tues: (Activities Closed)
  • Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

People watching a puppet show with a giant slide in the background

goats looking through a fence

Boy smiling in a tractor pulled train ride

girl jumping in the air on a jumping pillow

Southern Belle Farm Duck Race

Kids getting on a hayride

Man pushing child on a pedal car

A field with a giant slide

Country Market & Bakery—Find Local Goods & Sweet Treats!

Our Country Market and Bakery will be open and there is no admission fee. Stop by for seasonal produce, gifts and local goodies, and fresh bakery items like our Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Slushies, Homemade Ice Cream (strawberry, peach, vanilla, chocolate), and more! 

Country Market Hours: 

  • Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
  • Saturday 10am-6pm
  • Sunday 1pm-6pm (closed Easter)

a row of jam jars on a wooden ledge

Strawberry ice cream on a wooden post

Baskets of treats in a local goods market

Strawberry Slushie in a strawberry field

Strawberry shortcake on a tray

Happy Spring! See You Real Soon.

This is just a preview of what’s to come! In a few weeks, our Spring Season will be in full swing. For the latest updates on when our U-pick Strawberries will be ready, follow us on social media—InstagramTwitterFacebook. We hope to see you this Spring at Southern Belle Farm where we grow family traditions!

A truck bed full of buckets of strawberries in a farm field


Thank you for reading! And don’t forget to tag us during your visit so we can feature you on our next blog. Before your visit to Southern Belle Farm, check the top grey bar on our website homepage for hours and farm updates or feel free to give us a call at 770.288.2582. Find our farm at this address: 1658 Turner Church Road, McDonough, Georgia, 30252. We look forward to seeing you real soon!