Welcome to Tanaka Farms! 

We are proud to be educating, entertaining, and feeding families all year long.

Here it's all about the experience.

View a complete listing of our tours and events.

Start planning your visit with us by clicking on our Calendar.

Melon Tours

Fun, refreshing, and delicious!

Take a wagon ride around the farm as you sample different vegetables and learn about our farm.  Relax in the shaded melon tasting tent, where you will sample a variety of freshly cut melons* - red and yellow watermelons, canary, primo, saticoy, honeydew.  The tour includes taking home your very own melon!  Tour lasts approximately 50 minutes.  A great experience for all ages! 

Weekday Melon Tour Times (Mon - Fri)

No reservations required for the following open tour times.  Please arrive 15 minutes before tour time.

Monday 8/22:  10:00am

Tuesday 8/23:  10:00am

Wednesday 8/24:  11:00am

Thursday 8/25:  11:00am

Friday 8/26:  10:00a


Monday 8/29:  10:00am

Tuesday 8/30:  10:00am

Wednesday 8/31:  10:00am & 11:30am

Thursday 9/1:  10:00am

Friday 9/2:  10:00am

Weekend Melon Tour Times (Sat & Sun through Sept. 11th):

9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm

Reservations not required for weekend tours.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your preferred time.

Group rates require advance booking.  Call reservations at (949) 653-2100 ext. 204.

* Melon variety depends on harvest availability.

Adults and Children $18

Children 2 yrs and under are Free

U-Pick Vegetable Rides

Free wagon ride - Just pay for your pickings!

Take a FREE wagon ride around the field and stop at different locations.  Pick produce out in the field and only pay for what you pick (same as market stand prices).  Approximate time for this tour is 1 hour.  Produce that may be picked:  corn, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatoes, and carrots.  (U-Pick Veggie Tours do not include strawberries or melons).  Please bring a hat and sunscreen as there is no shade in the fields.  It's fresh picked veggies for dinner tonight!

Weekday U-Pick Vegetable Tour Times (Mon - Fri):

No reservations needed for the following walk-on tour times.  Please arrive 10 minutes before tour time.

Monday 8/22:  11:00am & 1:00pm

Tuesday 8/23:  11:00am & 1:00pm

Wednesday 8/24:  1:00pm

Thursday 8/25:  1:00pm

Friday 8/26:  11:00am & 1:00pm


Monday 8/29:  11:00am & 1:00pm

Tuesday 8/30:  11:00am & 1:00pm

Wednesday 8/31:  1:00p

Thursday 9/1:  11:00am & 1:00pm

Friday 9/2:  11:00am & 1:00pm


Weekend U-Pick Vegetable Tour Times (Sat & Sun thru Sept. 11th):

10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm

Reservations not required for weekend tours.  Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your preferred time.

Scarecrow Contest 2016

Entries are now being accepted!  Entry form due by August 21st.

Click here for rules and entry form.

Market Stand

Open Daily from 9am-5pm

Shop our farm fresh vegetables picked that morning at the peak of ripeness.

Summer produce now in season - tomatoes, sweet white corn, basil,  watermelon, melons!

Feel free to call the market stand to check availability at (949) 653-2100 ext. 203  

Tanaka Farms now serves food! 

We invite you to stay for lunch and try our tasty menu items from our Tanaka Farms Eats food shack.  Hours and specials vary by day so please call (949) 653-2100 ext 203 to find out what's being served.  Our strawberry lemonade is the best!

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Important Notices

Public Drinking Water is NOT available.
Bring your own water or bottled water is available for purchase at $2.00/bottle.

Dress Code:
FOR YOUR SAFETY we recommend wearing comfortable shoes that you don't mind getting dirty. Please avoid wearing sandals/flip-flops, open-toed shoes or high heels. 

Insurance Policy:
In complying with insurance policies, and for your protection, PETS and WAGONS are prohibited. 

Check out these videos of the Farm:

 Bountiful Harvest Show

Look who's Traveling

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