Visiting a sunflower field is a “must do” in late summer or fall, and fields are popping up all over. Grab your family or friends, and get ready to post your sunny pics on IG when you visit one of these sunflower fields around Central Ohio (or a little further). Most fields won’t bloom until late summer/early fall, so make sure you bookmark this page!
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Before you visit a sunflower field in Central Ohio:
– Be sure to check links that we include for Facebook and websites. Fields can bloom and fade quickly, so it’s the best way to ensure you’ll find a field full of flowers. Some of the options listed below may already be finished for the season by the time you read this, or may not be in bloom yet.
– Follow all rules, including for parking, picking flowers (usually a no-no, unless it’s a ticketed event), taking photos (some prohibit professional photographers unless they pay a fee) and where to walk.
– Respect others photo ops, and be considerate about how much time you spend in a prime spot. Get your IG perfect shots and move on – especially at sunset and other prime time.
– Some require admission. If they don’t, consider supporting the farm or organization with a donation or a purchase from the farm market.
Sunflower Fields in Central Ohio
7437 Hyland Croy Rd, Plain City, OH 43064 Phone: (614) 873-5725
Field in bloom as of September 18. Follow on Facebook for updates.
Admission is $15/family, up to 6 people per family. Take all the photos you want and choose 8 stems to take home.
Regular Hours: Monday through Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Closed on Sunday
8657 Axe Handle Rd., Milford Center. Jack Nicklaus aka The Golden Bear themed corn maze, low ropes, Pumpkin Blaster, play area, hayride, corn cannon, cow train, pumpkin picking, tube slide, roller slide, petting zoo, laser tag, family dodge ball, pedal carts, campfires, barnyard bouncer, corn ball and so much more.
Buy your tickets on line to save time and money! Tickets to the Field of Fright must be purchased online. Bring your online ticket to admissions to be scanned and to get your wristband.
Maze season opens September 18 through October 31; Friday from 5 PM-10 PM, Saturday from 12 PM-10 PM and Sunday 12 PM-6 PM.
Field of Fright Haunted Maze: Fri & Sat Nights – Oct. 8- 30, dusk to 10 p.m. Base admission and Field of Fright is $18 online for ages 59 & under ($21 on the farm)
Base Admission starts at $11 online for ages 3-59. Additional activities can be added on at a discount.
-Flower Power Days: Sept. 18 – 19, 24 – 26, & Oct. 1 – 3, 2021. U-pick sunflowers & zinnias will be available for purchase.
-Dog Day @ The MAiZE: Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021– Bring your dog with you for a nice day out at The MAiZE! From 3 – 5pm – Joni Cox of Agape Imaging will take pictures of your dog in the sunflower field (donations accepted). Proceeds to go to the Union County Humane Society.
-Pumpkin Fest Day: Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 – It’s October! Let’s celebrate the start of pumpkin season! Come on out to get your pumpkins, colored pumpkins & gourds. From 1 – 4pm – Balloon sculptures by Erica Carlson & face painting by Kim Heminger – FREE (with admission)
5066 Keller Rd. Hebron, OH 43025 Phone: (740) 927-1780. Opening this season on September 11 – October 31, 2021, Wednesday – Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
9 acre sunflower field opening Fall 2021 through mid-October. The sunflower area is included with regular admission. Sunflowers may be purchased for an additional cost. Follow on Facebook for bloom announcements.
- Wednesday-Sunday 10 am-7 pm
- Admission $9.00 (AGES 2 AND UNDER ARE FREE) Admission price includes corn maze, soy bean maze, jumping pillow, hay rides, barrel train, putt-putt, ball zones, pig races, duck races, slides, and all of the other activities, except for gem stone mining, pumpkins, concessions and store items
September 9: Wine Craze Corn Maze with the Licking County Farm Bureau
December 4 and 5: Christmas on the Farm Market With Santa Claus. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day; Santa 11 a.m to 3 p.m. each day
14595 Johnstown-Utica Road, Johnstown, OH 43031 (740) 325-7224
Hendren Farm Market has 5 acres of sunflowers is open as of August 15.
$5 Admission per person, 3 & under free, which includes one stem, each additional stem is $1. Please bring your own cutter, recommend bringing a jar or bucket of water.
Jump pillow is $2 with sunflower admission. $5 to jump without Sunflower admission! The playground, sand pit, corn box and basketball are free. Concession stand open daily. Farm market will be open with local produce
Friday- Saturday 10-7:30
Last tickets sold one hour prior to close.
Photographers may reserve evenings, please inquire for days of availability & pricing
S’miles of Sunflowers
Ohio’s largest planting of sunflowers with 35 acres planted across 2 different locations and a total of 31 different varieties of sunflowers blooming at different times from mid July thru Labor Day.
NEW! Pataskala – 9851 Morse Rd. SW (across from the market) (early July thru early September)
NEW! Urbana – 3523 East US Rt. 36 (mid July thru late September)
THE PATCH ON 37 (3131 Johnstown Alexandria Rd. NW, Alexandria) opens Friday, Sept. 3 with 5 acres of fall sunflowers and props, perfect for your fall photos!
For schedule of activities (including square dancing & yoga), entertainment, food trucks and online tickets go to www.lyndfruitfarm.com. Tickets also available at the door, same price.
Admission includes cutting one sunflower of your choice (bring your own clippers, or purchase clippers at the farm). Additional flowers may be purchased. Admission: $8/person or $20/car(whichever is less); 3 and under are always FREE!
Summer Season: July 9 – August 29
- Fridays-Sundays from 10 am – 8 pm at Urbana and Pataskala (Morse Rd)
- Mondays – Thursdays from 10 am – 5 pm at Pataskala (Morse Rd) only
Fall Season: September 3-12
- September 3-6 from 10 am – 6 pm at The Patch on 37 and Urbana
- September 10-12 from 10 am – 6 pm at at The Patch on 37 and Urbana
Dogs are allowed and you are welcome to bring your own picnic. FREE Parking & entertainment!
Professional photographer details here.
Also offering upick apples, pumpkins, and fall farm fun activities at locations.
- Columbus Pumpkin Patches, Farm Activities, Corn Mazes, and More!
- Best places to pick apples in Central Ohio
15632 State Route 56 SE Mount Sterling, OH 43143
Tickets are $5 per person and include one sunflower. Children 3 and under are free. Additional sunflowers are available for purchase at $1 per bloom. Bring hand pruners (the size that will fit in your pocket) from home. Vases/containers will be available for sale at the sunflower field. Pets, alcohol and smoking/vaping are not permitted on the farm. Last ticket will be sold 30 minutes prior to close.
2021 Opening date is August 21; open on Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day, or as blooms allow. Bring your family for pictures, and take home a bouquet of five different colors of sunflowers! As always, the fall market, corn maze ($3), Tractor Train ($3), and concessions will be available.
*Please note that sunflowers are an agricultural crop and are subject to weather and environmental changes. Check the website and Facebook page regularly for up to date information on peak blooming dates.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Labor Day: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Pick your own pumpkin in the field on the last weekend in September and Saturdays 11-5 and Sundays 11-5 in October.. Cost is $7 per person and the cost includes the pumpkin.
2488 State Route 37 W Delaware, OH 43015.
Sunflowers are blooming as of August 24.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Follow the Facebook page for info and bloom details.
16220 Springdale Road, Marysville, OH 43040. Phone: 937-642-6442
12 varieties of Apples, starting in early/mid August. See Facebook page for updates on apple availability and sunflower field. Hours are 11 am to 7 pm. Check out the apple schedule on the website.
Sunflower field open late August through Labor Day Weekend
- Visiting the flowers is included with a $20 minimum purchase of one peck of apples; premium apples are $25/peck. If you do not want a lot of apples, put the amount you want in your bag. The $20 bag price is good for one person, a couple of two, or an immediate family.
- Do not slow down or park on Springdale Rd or the entrance lane. Drive all the way down the lane to park where you see the signs, and pay at the pavilion. Follow instructions given whether you can go into the sunflower field or need to stay on the edges.
5895 Johnstown Utica Rd, Utica, Ohio, OH 43080 (740) 892-3989
Typically offering 20+ varieties of peaches starting in mid/late July, 37 varieties of apples in August-Oct, 3 varieties of pears, cut-your-own flower patches, and pumpkins, and lots of other market goodies. Wagons are provided! This is one of my favorite orchards to visit and it’s never too busy. The grounds are beautiful, so enjoy the scenery while you’re there. There’s an amazing playground with tons of activities, including the new Farm Ball (think farm-style pop-a-shot!) Weekends often feature activities, donuts, and food vendors.
Cut-your-own flowers available starting in mid-July
Pick your own peaches starts July 29 and last through early September
Apples available starting in August
Sunflower field opens August 26 into mid-September. Stop in the market 9-5 to pay $5 (ages 3 & up) to walk down and cut three flowers and take photos and make memories. The Field should be open daily for about two weeks. During this limited time, you should be able to pick peaches and apples, and cut Sunflowers and Zinnias. All crops are priced separately. Closed on Labor Day.
Dresbach Farms Higby Rd, Chillicothe, Ohio (740) 851-3297
Dresbach Farms Sunflower Fields are open August 27-September 12. Follow the signs to park in designated areas. No pets or animals are permitted.
$5 PER PERSON to enter the sunflower fields (12 and under are free under supervision of a paying adult). Pay and sign waiver at the tent! Follow the signs to park in the designated areas! $1 per flower or a dozen for $10
Monday-Friday: 4pm -DARK
Saturday: NOON – DARK
Sunday: 3pm- DARK
Closed fields for 2021
(scroll down for other fields open in Ohio)
Easton Sunflower Field
unknown for 2021
Easton is as must a photo op destination, as a shopping destination! With art installations and flower deco all over, there are plenty of IG-worthy props. Their newest photo prop bloomed – with the sunflower field located near The Hilton.
4633 US-68, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387 (located near Yellow Springs by Young’s Dairy)
Not planted in 2021. One of the most well-known/oldest sunflower fields near Central Ohio. It gets very busy on weekends, so weekdays are the best days to visit. Please park in the open pasture. NOT ALONG US 68 or along the farm lane. Parking may be limited on busy days. Do not pick the sunflowers. This is a privately owned working farm. No for-profit/commercial activity, including professional photographers.
9015 London Groveport Rd. Grove City, OH 43123 –
“Sunflowers at Circle S” is in full bloom as of Saturday, July 10, 2021! Admission is $10 on weekends and $5 on weekdays and includes one cut sunflower. Additional sunflowers can be purchased at our farm market. 1st annual Summer Sunflower Festival features pick-your-own sunflowers and a field with over 400,000 sunflower heads. The field is expected to last until mid-August.
Fall fun starts in October!
3836 County Road 29, West Liberty, Ohio 43357 Phone: (937) 592-5726
The field is located on Township Road 166 beside the brick house and in front of the raspberry field.
***This field is for Pictures Only. Please do not cut so everyone can enjoy this field for their pictures.
Stop by the market and pick up some fresh produce, mums, baked goods, cheeses, and meat. Monday- Friday 10:00-5:30, Saturday 10:00-3:00
Sunflower field was in bloom as of July 21. Field is located by the market. Flowers are for pictures only – do not cut sunflowers! A donation box is available if you’d like to contribute to help offset the costs of the planting.
5455 Davis Dr SE, Newark, OH 43056. 614-570-5199
Located about 30 minutes from Columbus, this 5 acre sunflower field has 9 varieties. New in 2021, the farm will also feature lavender fields and white daisies at the same time! Walk the paths and enjoy all the flowers and scenery in August. There are benches and photo stations throughout the fields. Bring some quarters to purchase food to feed the farm animals!
Fields are open from August 2 – August 21, 2021
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 8 pm, Saturday varies due to event schedule
Last week admission is just $5 for ages 6+. U-pick birdseed is available for $5 per container. Bring your own bucket or trash bags,
Admission is $10 for ages 6 and up, except $5 on Tuesday. Admission includes 1 sunflower per person including those under 6. Scroll to the bottom of the page if you want to purchase tickets in advance.
Special events at 22 Acres Farm
Saturday, August 14 & 21: Last ticket sold for the day is 8PM
- 6-7AM: Sunrise in the Sunflowers
- 8-9AM: Yoga in the sunflowers with live yoga music. $15 per person. Advance reservation recommended
- 8-10AM: Breakfast in the Sunflowers. Cinnamon or pecan roll or fruit grazing box will be available for purchase while supplies last.
- 11AM -8 PM: Food trucks! Come purchase a meal and eat among the sunflowers! Our benches and picnic tables may be full so might want to bring a blanket to sit on. August 14: Poppy’s Roadside Diner will be onsite August 21: Taquitos Truck will be onsite.
- 4-8PM: Alpacas, sheep, and goats will be at the petting zoo.
- 7pm-9PM: Sunset in the Sunflowers.
- Dark: Fire Dancing! More information to come!
Tickets can be purchased online, or at the gate with cash or credit card. Photographers and guests may admission for photo session.
Onsite photographer, Visual Storytelling & Co, is available during normal business hours. She will take photos for free & put the photos on her website for you to view. You can purchase downloads or prints from her website. If you would like a more involved photo shoot (more than 3-5 photos), please contact her through her website.
11335 Reynolds Rd, Utica, Ohio (740) 892-3090.
24 varieties of apples starting in late June, and 7 variety of peaches will be available from late July-late August. Sunflower fields open starting late July. Check availability daily by Facebook, hours are Mon-Sat 9-5, Sunday 12-5. Peaches are available to pick – call or look for Facebook updates before you go!
Sunflower Fields: Open starting July 24. Free to walk through; arrive by 3:30 pm. Pick your own $3/stem, or 2/$5. Bring your own cutters if possible.
Peaches expected late July/early August. $10.90 1/2 Peck or $17.90 Peck.
7800 Rickard Rd. Plain City (the corner of N. Chillicothe and US HWY 42 north).
U-pick sunflowers available this August. The Sunflower farm is located in a different location than the u-pick apples.
Friday, August 20, 4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday, August 21, 10 AM – 5 PM
Dates are subject to growing conditions and inclement weather. Please check back for any updates prior to your visit. Additional dates may also be added.
Admission is $7 per person or $25 for a family pass (good for up to 6 people). 3 & under are free. Includes the cutting of 1 flower. Additional sunflowers may be purchased. There will be plenty of photo props including the 1951 IH pick-up truck and vintage tractors!
Other Sunflower Fields in Ohio
Sunflower Field in Marion
(This field is reader submitted, so we don’t have the full details or a link – thanks for the submission!)
Located in Marion, Ohio, approx 40 minutes north of Columbus. Field is just north of the Waldo exit, off of Rt. 23. Head west on Bethlehem Rd. and the field is on the left between Rt. 23 & 423.
The field bloomed late September/early October in 2020.
10052 Reading Rd., Evendale, OH Phone: 513.563.6663.
Gorman Heritage Farm is a 122-acre working farm and outdoor education center, inviting visitors to explore and learn the history, methods and values of a working family farm in a natural setting.
Hours are Monday – Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday: CLOSED. They do offer cut sunflowers now in the farm shop.
2 sunflower fields (tba for 2021) that will peak a different times. Please see website or call the number to ask about bloom, or visit during the sunflower festival. Admission: Adults – $5.00, Children (ages 3-17) – $3.00, Seniors 60+ – $3.00, Children under 3 – Free. Professional Photographers are required to pay a sitting fee and admission for each member of the party.
Annual Sunflower Festival is tentatively scheduled for October 2-3, 2021. Admission: $10 adults, $5 kids ages 3-17, $5 adults 60+, kids under 3 are free. Advance tickets required. Live music, hayrides, pumpkins, craft vendors, food trucks, corn maze, sunflower maze, meet the farm animals, Farm Fun Education Station, mule drawn carriage rides, High Grain Beer Garden and Cut Your Own sunflowers ($1 per stem).
4000 Ramseyer Lane, Wooster, OH 44691
The Annual Sunflower Festival is September 18-19 and September 25-26, 2021
There are other u-pick days from September 21-24.
Admission includes access to the sunflower field and 50+ fall activities. There are 9 acres of sunflowers, so plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the 20 varieties planted. Admission includes 1 free sunflower to take home; extra flowers and containers are available for purchase. Food vendors will be on site, and live music will be playing from 2pm – 4 pm.
Purchase a ticket for the specific date you with to attend. There will be a limited number of tickets available, so tickets may not be available at the gate. Purchase tickets online here. Children 2 and under are free and season passes are valid for our Sunflower Festival days.
Locations in Avon, Ohio and near Cedar Point.
Sunflower fields expected to be in bloom in August and September (check for details in August). The fields are inspired by the memory and spirit of Maria McNamara, and planted as a way to love and honor the courageous children who are battling cancer and those we have lost. Donations are welcome for the cause. See website for details and locations.
Maria’s Sunflower Field of Hope at Cedar Point: Bloom expected in August
Maria’s Sunflower Field of Hope – Avon: Bloom expected in September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
11724 Lisbon St SE, Paris, Stark County, Ohio 44669
Sunflower walk will be part of the fall activities, in-season only, tba fall. $9.00/guest; 55 years or above, $7.00; 2 years and under are free. Includes unlimited hayrides, Corn Maze and Sunflower Walk, includes 3 You Cut Sunflowers with the price of admission, while supplies last. Also includes Fort Delicious, Hay Mountain, Hamster Run, Tire Climb, Obstacle Course, Small Grass Maze, Train Cart Ride, Blue Bull, and more.
5486 Ross Rd. Rockford, OH 45882
80 acres in bloom starting in mid-July
2021 Schoolhouse Farms In Bloom Festival: August 5-8, 2021. Look for the sunflowers on US 127. Walk the worlds largest hydrological map of Ohio covering 23 acres set within an 80 acre sunflower field. Food and drinks available, trailer/wagon rides to the walk, t-shirts, hats, farm market, popcorn, sunflower kernels, sunflower art and more!
Follow on Facebook to see updates for additional U-pick dates, as well as any other seasonal events.
Do you know of any other sunflower fields in Ohio? Let us know in the comments, or email email@example.com.
Want to try your own hand at growing sunflowers? They’re easy if you have a sunny spot and a small patch of soil! You can even grow dwarf variety in a pot or large container! See growing tips here.