NJ farm with tons of activities makes the perfect family day
I love farmers, and that’s why I always try to support and promote agritourism. It’s a way for farmers to supplant their farming business and keep the money coming in all year round.
Since we’re the Garden State, agritourism is big and getting bigger. And there’s a farm in Manalapan that has become so popular with New Jerseyans that it’s a must-visit for everyone. And a great summer family day.
Appropriately named, Happy Day Farm is the perfect day to ensure a happy day for all visitors, kids and adults alike.
This farm oasis awaits you with so many activities and beautiful fruits and flowers.
There is so much to do at Happy Day Farm and according to their Instagram, here is just a partial list of what you can see and do there:
It’s lavender season, so you’ll enjoy beautiful fragrant lavender. Spend the day wandering through the lavender garden and enjoy the scent, especially their special variety of lavender named "Phenomenal." It’s a perfect place for photo ops and the farm encourages you to bring your camera and take plenty of photos.
U-Pick raspberries and blueberries are available now through August 12th. And you’ve never tasted a blueberry till you’ve had a fat juicy Jersey blueberry.
You can stop by the Happy Day General Store and pick up some local honey and pure maple syrup. Then, you can feed the friendly goats and chickens, take a tractor ride to the flower house, stop by the paintball gallery for an action-packed paintball war and enjoy some fresh squeezed lemonade and shaved ice.
If you’re a fan of sunflowers and zinnias, their season is here!
Here are their hours:
Wednesday-Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
But remember, the last ticket is sold 1 hour prior to closing
A day at Happy Day Farm is going to be an amazing cherished memory. According to Happy Day, “Farm life is the good life.”
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