Monday July 15th, 2024: We will be open 9am to 5pm in our farm market, bakery, u-pick peach orchards and u-pick flower fields. Last entry into the u-pick fields is 4pm.

Summer Is on Its Way to Southern Belle Farm!

How have you been enjoying Spring on The Farm? We’ve had a ton of fun helping you enjoy the sweetest strawberries in the south! Our U-pick Strawberry fields have been a hit, as usual, so we appreciate everyone coming out. If you still haven’t experienced our U-pick Strawberries, there is still time! We plan to pick through early summer, so don’t miss your opportunity to pick a gallon of our strawberries before we have to say goodbye to them until next spring.

Spring Strawberry Picking Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: 1pm-5pm
    ** as long as we have ripe fruit!

*Please note that we will be CLOSED on Father’s Day, June 19.

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Come out May 28-30th (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) to enjoy the final days of our Spring Activities. This Memorial Day, May 30, from 10am-3pm is the last day to enjoy the activities before we close them for the season. Join us! Southern Belle Farm Fall Slide

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Spring Activity Hours:

  • Saturday, May 28th: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday, May 29th: 1-5pm
  • Memorial Day: 10am-3pm

Activity Admission Charge:

  • Weekend Spring Activity Admission: $14.95
  • Memorial Day Activity Admission: $14.95

Activities include:

  • Belle’s Barnstormer
  • Pedal Karts
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Cow Train
  • Belle’s Barn
  • Belle’s Barnyard
  • Tube Slide
  • Gem Mining (additional charge – more details below)
    And More!

Gem Mining Details:

Small Mining: $7.95

  • Prospector Bag – 2 lb bag yields about 3 oz of gemstones.
  • Fossil Find Bag – 3 lb bag yields about 4 oz of fossil mix, including sharks teeth
  • Arrowhead Bag – 3 lb bag yields about 7 stone arrowheads.

Medium Mining: $13.95

  • Lucky Strike Bag – 5 lb bag yields about 9oz of gemstones.
  • Fossil Dig Bag – 5 lb bag yields about 8 oz of fossil mix, including shark teeth.

Large Mining: $29.95

MotherLode Bag – 10 lb bag yields about 10 oz gems, 4 oz fossils, ½ oz sharks teeth, 2 arrowheads, 1 large amethyst
Small and Medium Mining includes one screen box to use at the sluice. These must be returned when finished mining. You may rent an additional box for $1 per box.

Large Mining includes two screen boxes to use at the sluice. These must be returned when finished mining. You may rent an additional box for $1 per box.

two boys playing at a gem mining activity

Coming Soon to Southern Belle Farm

Summer on the Farm is all about U-pick Blackberries, Blueberries, and Peaches! If you love Strawberry Season, you are sure to enjoy picking even more fun fruits at Southern Belle Farm. Our Flower Field will also be available! This is the perfect activity for families looking for something to do with the kids during summer break or anyone looking for some outdoor fun. Join us for this unique experience this coming Memorial Day and beyond. Summer Activities will include entry to Belle’s Animal Barn and our Gem Mining Attraction.

Summer Fruit Picking Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: 1-5pm
    ** as long as we have ripe fruit! Last entry to the U-pick patch is at 4pm.

Market Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: 1-5pm

U-Pick Peaches

Our Peach orchard has ten different varieties of peaches that begin ripening in early June and continue throughout summer. No need to bring your own bags! We provide different sizes of containers for your peaches.

  • U-pick Peaches (1/2 Peck): $14.95
  • U-pick Peaches (Peck): $23.95 (when available)
  • Pre-picked Peaches (Quart): $4.95
  • Pre-picked Peaches (1/2 Peck): $12.95
  • Pre-picked Peaches (Peck): $22.95

U-Pick Blueberries

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Enjoy a day of picking several varieties of sweet blueberries with your family in our 2-acre patch. Pick a little or a lot!

  • U-pick Blueberries (Pint): $5.95
  • U-pick Blueberries (Quart): $8.95
  • U-pick Blueberries (1/2 Gallon): $14.95
  • U-pick Blueberries (Gallon): $20.95
  • Pre-picked Blueberries: When available

U-Pick Blackberries

Our thornless blackberry bushes are always bursting with easy-to-pick sweet berries. Grab a gallon this summer!

  • U-pick Blackberries (Pint): $5.95
  • U-pick Blackberries (Quart): $8.95
  • U-pick Blueberries (1/2 Gallon): $14.95
  • U-pick Blackberries (Gallon): $20.95
  • Pre-picked Blackberries: When available

U-Pick Combo Bucket

Enjoy ALL of your favorite fruits! At the beginning of summer, we’ll still have strawberries available, giving you the opportunity to fill your bucket full of Strawberries, Blackberries, and Blueberries.

  • U-pick (Pint): $5.95
  • U-pick (Quart): $8.95
  • U-pick (1/2 Gallon): $14.95
  • U-pick (Gallon): $20.95

U-Pick Flowers

Purchase a souvenir cup and fill it with our gorgeous U-pick zinnias. We look forward to your visit to our flower patch!

  • U-pick Flowers (Souvenir Cup): $14.95

We’ll See You This Week & Memorial Day!

We hope you enjoyed this preview of what’s to come at Southern Belle Farm. And, we’ll see you this week for Strawberry picking & this weekend for the last few days of our Spring Activities. Don’t forget to make your Memorial Day plans with us! Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing more information about our Summer Season on our social media channels, so be sure to follow us there to stay in the know – InstagramTwitter, and FacebookThank you for making family memories at our farm!

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!