A visit to a sunflower farm is surely a cause for a smile, photo ops, and plenty of sunshine. Walk on a path through a sea of yellow flowers and purchase a specialty product from a store on-site to commemorate your summer experience. In Ontario, these flowers bloom for about two weeks only from early to late August/early September.
Some farms stagger planting so that sunflowers at the farm reach full bloom at various times and can be enjoyed longer during summer.
If you are looking for a sunflower field to visit in Ontario this summer, check out one of these farms listed below.
Lakeview Village Sunflowers
One million sunflowers have been planted to beautify the Lakeview Village site undergoing construction and remediation, delivering a shared experience that would delight and encourage the community to get outdoors. This summer, the sunflowers return to Lakeview Village amidst various works of public art.
Address: 800 Hydro Rd, Mississauga
Opens: July 30th onwards
1. The Sunflower Farm
Experience life on a farm in this stunning 10-acre sunflower field – the first-ever and largest sunflower farm in Durham Region. Take a stroll and grab that perfect picture on the tractor along the sunflower trail.
Address: The Sunflower Farm, B24430 Sideroad 17, Beaverton
Opens: July 30, 2021
Cost: $10 to $15
2. Pingle’s Farm Market
Located on 148 acres of land 5 minutes East of Oshawa, Pingle’s Farm Market is famous in Durham region for holding everything from Drive-in movies to fun farm activities including u-picks. Alongside the ‘classic’ yellow sunflower that grows to about 5ft tall, they also have many other varieties that showcase a beautiful spectrum of sizes & colours! They also have a giant corn maze.
Address: Pingle’s Farm Market, 1805 Taunton Rd, Hampton
Opens: August 6, 2021
Cost: $16 general admission online; $20 at the door
$12 youth online; $14 at the door
1. Andrew’s Farm Market
This farm is spread over 165 acres of countryside. You can pick your own berries, currants, dahlias and apples, and sweet corn. They offer walking trails, wagon rides, and many other u-pick be. Andrew’s has a large sunflower patch, which they call the Sunflower Kingdom. You can also pick your own sunflower.
Address: 9365 10 Side Road, Milton. Phone: (905) 878-5807
Cost: $12/person (5+); 50% discount for seniors (65+); Sunflower Kingdom: Additional fees apply.
Opens: 2021 Date for sunflowers TBA
2. Terre Bleu Lavender Farm
Terre Bleu is famous for its lavender farm. They also grow sunflowers and open the fields to visitors during August. The ticket price includes access to lavender fields and two large sunflower fields featuring over 400,000 sunflowers.
Address: 2501 25 Side Rd, Campbellville
Opens: Late July for sunflowers
3. Davis Family Farm
Davis Family Farm grows about 60 acres of sunflower in Caledon. It is one of the best locations for a perfect picture. They also offer sunflower yoga. You can also get fresh honey, sunflower oil, birdseed and eggs from the farm store.
Address: Davis Feed & Farm Supply
15770 Mountainview Rd., Caledon East
Cost: Adult – $13.50, Child (Under 12) – FREE
Opens: July 24, 2021
4. Dixie Orchards
Dixie is well known for 20 varieties of pick your own apples available throughout the season plus pick-your-own pumpkins, squash, plums, pears & hazelnuts. They also have a sunflower field that opens around third week of August. You can also enjoy wagon rides, farm animals, pumpkin patch, and get lost in the corn maze. There is also a photo frame for you to take perfect family pictures.
Address: 14309 Dixie Road, Caledon. Phone: 905-838-5888
Costs: 2020 Rate: $3 for anyone above 3years. $9.75 per student or $150 per tour for school tours (minimum of 20 people)
Opens: Sunflower fields open August 15, 2021
5. Campbell’s Cross Farm
Campbell’s Cross Farm is a sunflower Wellness farm that hosts events towards well-being, growing organically, food sustainability & connecting to nature. The farm also offers a variety of classes including yoga, mom & daughter yoga, meditation walks, farm-to-table dinners, herb walks, woman’s retreats, and more!
Address: 3634 King Street. Caledon
Costs: Adults: $13.50 plus hst; 5-11 years: $5 plus hst; free 0-4 years
Opens: Opens August 1st, 2021
HAMILTON & NIAGARA
1. Hanes Corn Maze
Known for their 20-acre Corn Maze, Hanes farm also has an 8-acre sunflower maze with beautiful blooms for you to wander through.
Address: 1001 Hwy 5, West Dundas – Hamilton
Costs: Adult 13: $13.27; Senior 60+: $12.39; Ages (8 – 12): $11.06; Ages (3 – 7): $8.41; Infant/Toddler: Free
Opens: July 30, 2021
2. The Apple Orchard
The apple orchard in Ontario grows more than just apples. There are hundreds to thousands of beautiful sunflowers on the farm as well. The farm uses other planting techniques to make the blooming time of sunflowers longer for your satisfaction. You can also enjoy some fresh made candy apples, walking trails and wagon rides out to the sunflower fields.
Address: 1668 ON-6, Hamilton
Cost: $7.09 (18 and over), $6.64 (Seniors), $6.20 (2 to 17), free for children under the age of two.
Opens: July 31st
3. Howell’s Farm
Over 100,000 blooms can be seen throughout the sunflower field providing the perfect photo op. After exploring the sunflowers come and visit Beer & Wine Garden for a drink and food. Tickets for entry will be sold in 15 minute intervals in order to space everyone out so you can enter the farm in a socially distanced fashion. Once you are in the field there is 86,000 square feet of space to spread out and enjoy the flowers at your leisure.
Hours: Through September 6, 2020
Address: Howell Family Pumpkin Farm, 2878 Holland Rd, Pelham
Cost: $15.00 includes one picked Sunflower and access to select attractions
Opens: August 12th
1. Brantwood Farm
Take a hayride to the sunflower field, visit the flower field, enjoy woodland trail, picnic area and more at Brantwood Farm. You will have the opportunity to take a bouquet of 5 sunflowers home. Pictures taken in the sunflower field are mind-blowing; you don’t want to miss it.
Address: 251 Poweline Road, Brantford
Costs: $14 – $18
Opens: July 30, 2021
2. Kustermans Family Farm
Enjoy acres of family fun and farm-fresh food at the Kusterman’s Adventure Farm. In addition to farm activities, berry picking and corn maze, you can also walk among sunny sunflowers.
Address: Kustermans Berry Farms, 23188 Springwell Rd, Mount Brydges
Cost: $15 per person. Free for children under 2.
Opens: Sunflowers bloom starting August 9th.
3. Makkink’s Flower Farm
Makkink has 35 varieties of flowers, and the sunflower is part of them. Pick your own bouquet and enjoy these beautiful flowers all week long! Group tours are offered between August and September. You can also cut your own sunflowers!
Address: 164604 Kellett Rd RR, Tillsonburg
Costs: $40 per person
Opens: August for Sunflowers
4. Fieldstone Barn
Enjoy the beautiful colours and have a relaxing time at this farm located in Elora.
Address: 7450 Middlebrook Road, Elora
Cost: $5 for kids and $10 for adults for sunflowers and $5 per person to add on the corn maze.
Opens: August 6th.
1. Rounds Ranch
Don’t miss out on the summer fun at the Round’s Ranch. Take a wagon ride out to the sunflower field, and pick your own sunflower. Walk among fiery orange starbutsts, dark crimson reds, lemon yellows, and “Teddy Bear” puff-ball-shaped sunflowers. Kids can enjoy pony rides, pedal carts and other farm fun activities including a corn maze to get lost in.
Address: 1922 County Road 92, Elmvale
Youth & Adult Admission: $17.99/ $24 at Gate, includes one FREE bloom
Kids Pass: $10.99/$17 at Gate, includes one FREE bloom
Opens: July 31st
2. Edwards Farm
Edwards Farm boasts of 40 acres of sunflowers and beautiful trails to stroll through, there are many opportunities to capture that perfect picture!
Address: 1574 9th Line, Innisfil
Costs: $10 per car.
Hours: Until End of August
3. Laura’s Farm Stand
Laura’s Farm Stand is a one of a kind self serve Farm Stand located in Cookstown. Laura’s Farm Stand sells farm-fresh produce from July to October including a massive display of pumpkins in every shape and size during Fall. They also have a sunflower fields and you can wander 1/2 km trail through the sunflower fields and pick sunflowers for $2 during August from 10am-dusk.
Address: 5590 Simcoe County Rd 27, Cookstown
Costs: Free Admission.
1. Central Experimental Farm
Visit Central Experimental Farm near the southwest corner near Merivale/Baseline during mid to late August and enjoy sunflowers for free.
Address: Central Experimental Farm, SW corner near Merivale Road/Baseline Road, Ottawa
For all other Eastern Ontario Farms, see Sunflower Farms For a Day Trip From Ottawa