Agricultural tourism, or agri-tourism in New Jersey offers affordable, family-oriented recreational and educational activities and opportunities to learn about the production of food and agricultural products and the state's rich farming heritage while helping to encourage the preservation of agricultural lands. Activities include hayrides, corn mazes, pick-your-own operations, farm stands, school tours, agricultural fairs, farm festivals, winery tours and horseback riding. There also are several historical attractions where visitors can learn about New Jersey agriculture from the beginning. You don't have to live on a farm to enjoy New Jersey agriculture! Come out for the day. There's always plenty to do!
Interactive Agritourism Website: www.visitnjfarms.org -- Find farms and events and interactively plan itineraries and plot routes for family fun or education.
NJDA Agritourism Database -- Search for pick-your-own farms, farmers markets, community farmers markets, hay rides, corn mazes, farm tours and other activities.
Agritourism Calendar of Events -- See all the fun agricultural activities and festivals planned in the coming months.
Fall Agritourism Activities
Every fall, New Jersey farms are full of activities to please every family member. From corn and hay mazes to hay rides and pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, the fun never stops.
New Jersey Agricultural Fairs
Get information and a calendar of the 20 agricultural fairs held throughout the state each year.
Choose and Cut Christmas Trees
The New Jersey Christmas Tree Growers Association offers a search engine to find a choose and cut Christmas Tree farm near you. It also offers interesting information about Christmas trees.
Equine Calendar of Events
Find upcoming Show Horse events in the state.
New Jersey Equine Facilities
Whether you want to find a place to board your horse, buy a horse, rent a horse, get riding lessons, breed a horse, or see a horse show, you'll find it here.
Gardens and Arboretums
One of the most comprehensive listings of gardens and arboretums open to the public in New Jersey.
Jersey Seafood Events Calendar
Find seafood and music festivals, industry events, and educational and environmental shore activities.
New Jersey Wineries
Taste New Jersey Wines! New Jersey has a growing wine industry with almost 40 wineries producing more than 40 different varieties of wines from dry and semi-dry to sparkling and fruit and dessert wines. Here are listed the wineries that are open to the public, for tours and tastings.