Flower Picking in the New York Area
Tulip season is upon us! Here's where you can pick your own fresh tulips near NYC.
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Holland Ridge Farms
Hours: Check the website for information.
Price: $15. Free for kids 2 and younger. U-pick tulips cost $1 per stem.
Holland Ridge Farms includes 60 acres of flowers. New for 2023, weekday picnics are back. You can bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks to the farm Monday-Friday during tulip festival.
Waterdrinker Family Farm and Garden
663 Wading River Road. Manorville
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Hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Sunday starting April 17.
Price: Tickets can only be purchased at the gate.
The Waterdrinker Family Farm and Garden is located less than 100 miles from New York City. The Waterdrinker Family Farm and Garden planted over 500,000 tulips and other spring flowers this year for families to enjoy. Other attractions include mini golf, tractor pedal cars, and barnyard animals. If you plan your visit for a weekend, the farm features live music and food vendors. This is a pet friendly farm, so bring your dog as long as they are on a leash. The Waterdrinker Family Farm and Garden will host a tulip festival, which will take place for 4-5 weeks beginning on April 17, but does not offer pick-your-own opportunities at this time. If you plan to take professional photographs, there is no additional fee for photographers.