Monday April 15th, 2024 we are open from 9am-5pm in our farm market, bakery, and u-pick strawberry patch.

Last entry into strawberry patch is 4pm.

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Spring into Fun at Southern Belle Farm!

As the weather begins to warm up and the flowers start to bloom, it’s time to shake off the winter blues and enjoy the outdoors. There’s no better place to do that than at Southern Belle Farm in McDonough, Georgia! Our family-owned farm has been a favorite destination for generations, and springtime is when it really comes alive with a variety of fun activities for all ages.

One of the highlights of spring at Southern Belle Farm is our U-Pick Strawberries. From April through early summer, the farm’s fields are bursting with ripe, juicy strawberries just waiting to be picked from our 18-acre strawberry patch. Visitors can purchase a container and head out into the fields to fill it up with as many strawberries as they can carry. It’s a great activity for families, groups of friends, or anyone who loves fresh, sweet berries. We’ll also have pre-picked berries when available if you prefer to swing by for a quick berry fix!

We will have special hours available for Spring Break this year! Join us April 3rd-9th:

Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm

Keep reading to learn more about Spring on the Farm!

U-Pick Strawberrries
U-Pick Strawberries

Spring on the Farm Hours & Pricing

Strawberry picking is the perfect spring activity. The weather will be perfect and the picking will be easy. Come in comfortable, outdoor-friendly clothing and shoes. If this spring will be your first visit, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Strawberry Picking Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

*Last admission to Strawberry Patch is 1 hour before close.

Strawberry Prices:
Patch Admission Fee: $1.00
U-Pick 1 Gallon: $17.95
U-pick Strawberry Quart: $6.95
Pre-picked* 1 Gallon: $19.95
Pre-pick Strawberry Quart: $6.95

*U-Pick Season Passes are available for $3.95. Passes can be used for patch admission during any picking season within the year purchased.

*Pre-picked when available. Call ahead 770.288.2582 to check pre-picked berry availability. The price above includes the price of the bucket.

*Please note that we will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday and Mother’s Day.

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Outdoor Spring Activities

Come ready to play! In addition to strawberry picking, there are plenty of other things to do at Southern Belle Farm in the spring. Visitors can take a tour on the Cow Train, visit our barnyard animals, and take a slide down Belle’s Barnstormer.

  • Belle’s Barnstormer (Giant Slide)
  • Pedal Karts
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Cow Train
  • Belle’s Barn
  • Belle’s Barnyard
  • Tube Slide
  • Trike Track
  • Corn Combine Slide
  • Gem Mining (additional charge)

Activity Hours:
April 1st – May 29th

Activities closed on Monday
Tuesday-Friday: 9am-2pm
Saturdays: 10am-6pm
Sundays: 1-6pm

Special Activity Hours

Spring Break April 3rd-9th
Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm

*Last admission to Activities is 1 hour before close

*Easter Sunday: Closed

*Mother’s Day May 14th: Closed

Activity Prices:
Weekday Spring Activity Admission: $11.95
Weekend Spring Activity Admission: $15.95

Spring Break Weekday Activity Admission: $13.95
Memorial Day: $15.95

*Please be advised that Southern Belle Farm hosts field trips for schools during the week (Tuesday – Friday) while Strawberry season is happening. As a result, there may be several groups of students on the farm during these days. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we strive to provide an enjoyable experience for all of our guests. We hope you’ll join in on the fun and enjoy all that our farm has to offer during this exciting time. Thank you for choosing Southern Belle Farm as your destination!

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A girl feeding a goat
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2 boys playing at a gem mining activity
Southern Belle Farm Fall Tunnel Slide

Fresh Produce and Homemade Treats at our Country Market & Bakery

Of course, no trip to Southern Belle Farm would be complete without sampling some of the farm’s delicious treats! Our Country Market & Bakery is stocked with fresh produce, including strawberries, as well as local-made jams, jellies, sauces, pickles, honey, and ciders. You can also grab a bite to eat at Mimi’s Bakery, which serves up Southern favorites like our homemade ice creams and Strawberry Slushies. And be sure to save room for dessert – the farm’s Strawberry Shortcake is a must-try.

You won’t go hungry during your visit! We’ll also have foods like hotdogs, corn dogs, chicken tenders, and fries. From time to time, we host food trucks right in front of our Country Market so you can grab a bite to eat before or after your visit.

Market Hours: Open April 1st
Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

an old fashioned coke and peanuts
Baskets of treats in a local goods market

Spring is the perfect time to visit Southern Belle Farm and enjoy all the fun activities and delicious treats the farm has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a family outing or a solo adventure, you’re sure to find something to love at this beloved Georgia destination. We can’t wait to help you grow family traditions this spring on the farm!


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