Orchard of Lights at Demarest Farms – Hillsdale NJ
Join us during the most magical time of year and experience the joy and wonder of the Orchard of Lights. Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant holiday light displays, warm up by the fire pit and enjoy hot cocoa and treats in our retail farm market. • Take pictures with Santa • Make your own S’mores • Listen to Santa’s singing Reindeer
ORCHARD OF LIGHTS GUIDELINES AS OF NOVEMBER 24, 2020
The CDC, FDA and USDA have no reports at this time of human illnesses that suggest coronavirus can be transmitted by food or food packaging. U-pick operations are unique with customers going into the Orchards. As a result, Demarest Farm has put the following rules in place for the 2020 Orchard of Lights season.
Scheduling Orchard of Lights trip to the farm:
- You MUST MAKE A RESERVATION, on our system. This will give you a date and time to arrive at farm. This way we can manage proper social distancing and COVID 19 regulations. Please arrive at the start of your reservation time.
- You WILL NOT be able to purchase tickets at the farm market for Orchard of Lights. The tour takes about 20-25 minutes.
- Visits to the Orchard of Lights will be limited to your reservation time frame.
- When arriving at the farm you will be directed to a designated area to line up your vehicle for Orchard of Lights.
- Face coverings are required while outside of your vehicle and while visiting the farm market (inside and outside activities).
- We ask that people arriving in the same vehicle stay together. When approaching other clients please always observe social distance of six feet.
- A farm employee will check you in and give you the appropriate instructions.
- No hayrides will be available at this time.
- The retail farm market outside and inside events will adhere to all current Covid 19 guidelines. As a result, we reserve the right to limit visitors or close activities at the farm market when at capacity.
- Pictures with Santa will be social distanced in our outside greenhouse. FACE COVERINGS are required for all photos. Santa will be at a proper social distance behind guest taking pictures. Santa will also be wearing a FACE COVERING.
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