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Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson Farms

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019


A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-to-fork food each Friday night in the summer beginning on June 21st through August 20th (weather permitting) with your family and friends. Summer Nights on the Farm offers fresh-air fun, great food, live music, and good friends!

Donaldson Farms staff and family create a new a la carte menu each week that you’re sure to love – featuring our freshly-picked fruits and veggies and our famous sweet corn.  Great live music – a new and exciting band or singer each week. The kids will sleep great after pony rides, laser tag, arts & crafts, and lawn games. Other activities include hayrides, duck races, and more. Guest vendors and activities may vary each week. Join us for fresh air fun! See you there!

Summer Nights on the Farm Pet Policy: We respectfully request that you leave your dogs at home while visiting the farm this season. Only service/guide dogs will be permitted. We greatly appreciate your understanding and cooperation. 


Some activities you may find at the Donaldson Farms

  • Duck races
  • Lawn Games
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Pony rides (additional fee)
  • Hay rides (additional fee)
  • Great music to enjoy


2019 Event Details

WHEN: Every Friday, starting June 21st, through August 30th, 2019 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (cancellations for extreme weather will be announced)


2019 Summer Nights on the Farm Concert Schedule

Friday, June 21 – Jeff Bellfy Band –  Sauced & Rubbed BBQ
Friday, June 28 – Bombed Opera Band – Guest Chef TBA
Friday, July 5 – No event due to Independence Day holiday
Friday, July 12 – Kings of Sunday Band & Arctic Foods Meat Shoppe
Friday, July 19 – Noble Brothers Band & Jay Chai of Pandan Room
Friday, July 26 – Atlanta Cafe Band – Guest Chef TBA
Friday, August 2 – TBD & Arctic Foods Meat Shoppe
Friday, August 9 – Joe Cirotti Trio – Guest Chef TBA
Friday, August 16 – Bombed Opera Band – Guest Chef TBA
Friday, August 23 – Dirty Blondes & Jay Chai of Topo Restaurant
Friday, August 30 – Trevor B. Power Band – Guest Chef TBA


July 12
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ 07840 United States
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(908) 852-9122


Donaldson Farms


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