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Pick Blueberries (and Other Fruit) in SoCal 2024

Updated for 2024

Blueberries are a delicious fruit, filled with antioxidants, and you can find them grown locally at many farms in Southern California. And the cool thing is, you can pick your own blueberries at most of these farms!

California grows multiple millions of pounds of blueberries every year, and exports them all around the world, not to mention all over the state!

Blueberries can be eaten fresh, of course, but they can also be used in baking and cooking. Blueberry muffins, pies, and pancakes are well-known, but they can also be used in salads, cocktails, and roasted with meats. These little berries are very versatile!

blueberries in cartons

Know Before You Go

Within a short drive of Los Angeles, you’ll find many farms for picking your own blueberries, but if you’re planning to visit one, be sure to check with each farm ahead of time. Each day’s harvest must be carefully managed, which can sometimes result in picking being canceled for the next day.

Follow the farms on social media — or give them a call. They’ll let you know whether they’re picking and what rules they have in place.

Some farms discourage you from bringing pets with you, some ask that you bring your own buckets, some farms have picnic grounds, and some have harvest festivals — each one is unique. Wherever you go, we hope you enjoy it!

Fruit in Season

When is blueberry season, and when can we pick cherries or strawberries? Here’s a list of all the fruit seasons in SoCal:

  • Blueberry season usually starts in May and can last into August.
  • Cherries can usually be picked in May and June.
  • Strawberries are grown year-round, but many people think the peak season is from April-July.
  • Citrus, like lemons and tangerines, are usually in season from February to October.
  • Apple picking season usually begins in late September and lasts into November.

Related: Cherry Picking in SoCal

blueberries in a basket

Blueberry Picking in Riverside County

Temecula Berry Co.
39700 Cantrell Rd., Temecula, CA 92591

951 225-5552
[email protected]

Founded in the 90s, this farm grows blueberries and lets you pick your own fruit every season — usually in May and June. They also sell honey, jams, syrup, and more. Please check their website for the latest information on when to pick blueberries as well as tips and other information.

The farm plans to be open for blueberry picking on July 1st and 2nd of 2023 and hopes to be open as well on Monday, July 3rd, and Tuesday, July 4th, 2023.

Related: Fun Things To Do in Temecula

Pick Your Own Fruit Farms — San Bernardino County

Stone Soup Farm
12131 S. Oak Glen Rd., Oak Glen, CA 92399

[email protected]

Open seasonally, this farm is known for apples in the fall, and blackberries and raspberries in the summer. Organically grown flowers are a newer addition to the farm. They’ve also got a kitchen garden and offer farm visits as well as hosting multiple festivals each year.

Snow Line Orchard
39400 Oak Glen Rd., Oak Glen, CA 92399-9752
909 797-3415
[email protected]

This farm is known for its apples, honey, cider — and for U-Pick raspberries in the summer. They also host a terrific Apple Blossom Festival in the spring.

Related: Fun Things to do in San Bernardino with kids


Soffel Farms
1545 E. San Bernardino Ave., Redlands, CA 92374
[email protected]

This farm is known for its raw honey, blueberries, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and a very fun seasonal specialty — Christmas trees. They also sell jams and their famous BBQ sauce. They offer U-Pick blueberries in season.

Related: In the fall, try our list of Farms for Apple Picking, many of which are located in San Bernardino County.

many cartons of blueberries at a farmers market

U Pick Farms — Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo Counties

Dragon Spring Farm
6115 Santa Rosa Creek Rd., Cambria, CA 93428
[email protected]

This farm is known for growing many fruits and vegetables, and for hosting U-Pick blueberries in season. They also offer shampoo and conditioning bars, facial products, and body products. You may not bring pets along when visiting the farm.

Jack Creek Farms
5000 Hwy. 46 West, Templeton, CA 93465
[email protected]

This farm is known for growing lots of fruits and vegetables, and they offer Pick-Your-Own for everything! Try picking your own blackberries, lavender, peaches, plums, tomatoes, apples, and more. They host a Pumpkin Festival in the fall, too.

Related: Strawberry Picking in Los Angeles

Blueberries Olé!
3665 Dominion Rd., Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 260-0497
[email protected]

This farm is known for blueberries (obviously), and they offer U-Pick when in season. They also grow blackberries, strawberries, flowers, and tomatoes — all available for Pick-Your-Own. They sell honey, pumpkins, jams, and olive oil.

Santa Barbara Blueberries
1980 US Highway 101, Gaviota, CA 93117
[email protected]

This farm is known for blueberries (no surprise), and they also grow raspberries and blackberries, cantaloupes, watermelons, and wild honey. They sell lots of other products, including some made with blueberries.

Summerset Farm and Dale’s Nursery
3450 Baseline Ave., Santa Ynez, CA 93460
[email protected]

This farm is known for all kinds of fruits and vegetables, as well as jams and even wine barrels. Because they’re a nursery, too, you can buy plants to take home and grow.

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Marina Mahfuz

Sunday 28th of January 2024

Can you please know me when the season will start?

Sarah Auerswald

Monday 29th of January 2024

You'll need to check with the farms to see when they will be ready.

Joshua Alper

Sunday 20th of June 2021

Awesome list of U-Pick farms! Thanks for taking time to gather and publish the information.

J. Alper Los Angeles

Sarah Auerswald

Tuesday 22nd of June 2021

Thanks! And thanks for reading!

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