Blueberries have grown to become an important crop to farmers in Central Florida, and we can all reap the sweet rewards. In April and May, fresh blueberries are ripe for the picking at U-Pick farms near Orlando. There are even a couple blueberry festivals to celebrate the harvest.
3rd Annual Blueberry Festival
May 5 & 6 at Southern Hill Farms, Clermont
The 40-acre farm is celebrating the season with live music, food, drinks, entertainment, festival rides and so much more. Admission is free.
Mount Dora Blueberry Festival
April 28 & 29 at Elizabeth Evans Park
Support your local farmers at this festival featuring blueberry specialty food vendors, blueberry plants for sale, music and entertainment.
U-Pick Blueberry Farms near Orlando
Call first or look on the farm’s Facebook page to check on produce availability and hours of operation.
Beck’s Brothers Blueberries
12500 Overstreet Road, Windermere
Open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during season
Blueberry Hill Farm
5000 Berry Groves Road, Clermont
75 Note Road, St. Cloud
Far Reach Ranch
1255 S. Dora Blvd., Tavares
April- May: Blueberries
Heather Oaks Farms
4240 Christmas Lake, Lady Lake
Lake Catherine Blueberries
5849 Lake Catherine Road, Groveland
B & G Rucks Blueberries
1031 Oak Shore Drive, St. Cloud