If you’re a fan of strawberry u-pick season here in Jacksonville, then you’re going to love blueberry picking in North Florida. While you need to drive out of town for most of the strawberry farms, Jacksonville actually is home to several locations where you can pick your own blueberries. Blueberry picking makes a great day out or day trip with the kids. Just be sure to check the farm for u-pick availability before you go and pack plenty of snacks, water, and sunscreen. We’ve listed info about the farms including addresses, but you can always check out our handy google map of u-pick blueberry farms to make it a little easier to find them.
U-Pick Blueberry Farms in North Florida
Abshier Blueberry Farm
Abshier Blueberry Farm is one of the furthest farms from Jacksonville on our list, at just over 2 hours away. Their season typically starts mid to late April. They offer u-pick as well as already picked blueberries.
Address: 3960 SE 115th Street, Belleview, FL 34420
Aunt Zelma’s Blueberries
Aunt Zelma’s Blueberries is located about 90 minutes south of Jacksonville. Because of their more southern location blueberries tend to ripen just a little sooner. Their season typically kicks off early April and runs until the crops are all harvested.
Address: 21209 U.S. 301, Island Grove, FL 32654
Blackberry Hill Farm
Just a short drive from Jacksonville, in Middleburg, Blackberry Hill Farm has organic local honey, blueberries and their famed muscadine grapes.
Address: 2995 Thunder Rd, Middleburg, FL 32068
Blu By U Farms
Blu By U Farms is one of our favorite spots for blueberry picking in North Florida. It’s a family owned and operated farm that specializes in blueberries. Their 8 acre farm is open for visitors to pick their own berries during the growing season which starts at the end of April.
Address: 5571 Long Branch Road, Jacksonville, FL 32234
Braddock Blueberries is located on the Northside of Jacksonville. Their season runs from the end of May through June, or as long as the blueberries last. There are no restroom facilities so be sure to plan accordingly.
Address: 4136 Thomas Mill Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Clay Berry Ranch Farm
Clay Berry Ranch Farm is a short 90 minute drive from Jacksonville. They offer u-pick as well as pick up services to the general public and commercial buyers. Their berry season starts mid to late April.
Address: 1287 State Rd 100 Florahome, FL 32140
Dowless Blueberry Farm
Dowless Blueberry Farm is a u-pick blueberry farm in Southwest Jacksonville near Argyle. They typically open after Memorial day for the season.
Address: 7010 Ricker Road Jacksonville, FL 32244
HNH Blueberry Farm
HNH Blueberry Farm blueberry picking an hour south of Jacksonville. Their blueberry u-pick season opens early to mid April. Make a day trip of it and visit Ravine Gardens State Park and some other Palatka favorites during the day.
Address: 130 Bostwick Park Drive Palatka, FL 32177
Kent’s Blueberry Farm
Kent’s Blueberry Farm is a smaller site that requires you to call ahead of time to make an appointment. They have local honey in addition to u-pick blueberries. Call for information: (904) 768-3484.
Address: 14959 Thomas Mill Rd E Jacksonville, FL 32218
Morning Belle Farms
Morning Belle Farms is technically in Georgia, but since it’s just a short drive from Jacksonville, we decided to include it in our list. About an hour north of Jacksonville, it’s an easy drive with the kids. Since they are further north, their season starts a little later than those closer to town. Look for berries from them starting in May.
Address: 762 Pine Drive Woodbine, GA 31569
Nana’s Blueberry Farm – Formerly Russell Blueberry Farms
Nana’s Blueberry Farm – Formerly Russell Blueberry Farms is located on the Northside of Jacksonville and has a u-pick season runs Memorial Day thru Independence Day. They are only open Saturday mornings unless specifically noted on their social media.
Address: 14289 Denton Road Jacksonville, FL 32226
The Blueberry Ranch
The Blueberry Ranch is located in Yulee, just outside of Jacksonville. They are a family owned blueberry & vegetable farm that specializes in our organic practices. Their u-pick season runs late May through the summer.
Address: 852042 US Highway 17 Yulee, FL 32097
Towers Family Farms
Towers Family Farms is a family owned and operated farm located in Palatka. Their primary u-pick crop is strawberries, but they added some blueberry bushes in 2014. Check their events page for crop availability.
Address: 487 Millican Road, Palatka, FL 32177
Williams Blueberry Farm
Williams Blueberry Farm is located on the Westside of Jacksonville. Their blueberry u-pick season starts at the end of May and continues through June as long as there are berries available.
Address: 2595 Stratton Road Jacksonville, FL 32221
Blueberry Festivals in North Florida
If you love blueberry picking in North Florida, then you’re sure to enjoy some of these amazing blueberry festivals!
Mount Dora Blueberry Festival
The Mount Dora Blueberry Festival is a local blueberry farms will sell berries freshly picked from their farms along with fresh blueberry products. There will be crafters, live music, pancake breakfast, blueberry beer, wine and a blueberry pie eating contest at this free event.
Address: 539 N. Donnelly Street Mount Dora, FL 32757
2022 Dates: April 23rd-24th
Wellborn Community Association Blueberry Festival
Wellborn Community Association Blueberry Festival is a smaller event with lots of great local vendors and tons of blueberry products.
Address: 1340 8th Avenue Wellborn, FL 32094
2022 Dates: June 4th
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