Harvest Home Festival

Sunday, September 28 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road, Holmdel


Harvest Home Festival

Harvest Home Festival is a miniature country fair, an event that was popular in the late 1890s. The schedule is as follows:

Ongoing activities:

Old-Fashioned Games
Cider Making Demonstration from 12-4 p.m.
Wagon Rides
Corn Harvesting
Blacksmithing Demonstration
Beekeeping Demonstration
Woodworking Demonstration
Plowing demonstration from 1-2 p.m. & 3-4 p.m.

Scheduled ongoing craft demonstrations:

Weaving Demonstration Rug Hooking
Penny Rugs


Let's Talk Baseball – Bradley Shaw from 12:30–3 p.m.
Chorus of the Atlantic from 1–1:45 p.m. & 2:15–3 p.m.

On-Going Entertainment

stilts “Wahoo” Medicine Show and “Phydeauz” Flea Circus
Jugtown Mountain Band
Music Man – Rich Marzec
Banjo Music – Lew Gelfond


Corn Husking Competition -  1, 2 & 3 p.m.

Pie Eating Contest:
8 and under at 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Ages 9 – 14 at 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Adults at 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Big Pumpkin - weight announced - 4:30 p.m.  

Harvest Home Festival Home & Garden Competition

Area residents can join in the spirit of the festival by entering into one of many competitions and winning a prize ribbon. Competition categories include vegetables, fruits, canning, condiments, baked goods, needlework, quilting, and rug hooking. Call 732-946-3758 for more information or download our brochure.


For more information about Harvest Home Festival or any Longstreet Farm event, call Historic Longstreet Farm at 732-946-3758 or the Park System at 732-842-4000, ext. 4312. For people with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.


Historic Longstreet Farm


  • Garden State Parkway to Exit 114. Southbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd; northbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd. Follow Red Hill Rd. to Everett Rd., turn right (heading west). Follow Everett Rd. to Roberts Rd., turn left. Follow Roberts Rd. to Longstreet Rd., turn right to Park on left.  
  • State Hwy. 34 to Roberts Rd. (1.75 miles north of Rt. 520). Southbound, turn left; northbound, turn right. Follow Roberts Rd. to Longstreet Rd., turn left. Park is on left. 
  • State Hwy. 35 to Holmdel/Keyport Rd. Northbound, turn left; southbound, turn right. Follow Holmdel/Keyport Rd. to Crawfords Corner Rd., turn left. Continue to Longstreet Rd., turn right. Park is on right.