There are many sunflower fields in Central Ohio to visit in the months of August and September. Many patches allow you to take a stem or two home. Picking flowers is an awesome family activity!
In addition, sunflower fields make for the perfect photo opportunity and a chance to appreciate nature’s beauty at the same time!
Be sure to check Facebook and websites before you go as the fields can bloom and fade quickly. Information is subject to change.
Sunflower Fields in Central Ohio
The Patch on 37: S’miles of Sunflowers – Alexandria, Ohio
Lynds’ Fruit Farm is offering a sunflower patch this year!
Details: This is Ohio’s largest sunflower patch which includes 8 acres with over one million sunflower heads. There are 26 varieties of pollenless sunflowers of different colors and sizes.
Note: Dogs are allowed! You are welcome to bring your own food Monday thru Thursday as no food trucks are scheduled.
They also have weekday events where the tickets are $10 and that includes a sunflower.
A tip would be to bring sunscreen, your own trimmers, and a vase to put them in!
Cost: $10 Admission includes one sunflower. 5 and under are free.
Address: Pataskala, OH (9851 Morse Rd. SW) 15 acres of sunflowers bloom between mid August- September. Be sure to stop in the awesome market just across the road!
Website: S’miles of Sunflowers
Branstool Orchards- Utica, Ohio
Dates: Their sunflower fields open on August 10, 2023. The sunflowers will be in bloom for about two weeks. There will be smaller patches of flowers near the market for Cut Your Own before and after the bigger fields, but these are for cutting only and not photo sessions. Be sure to check their website often as updates will be posted in regards to blooming.
Cost: Admission is $7 per person ages 3 and up. You can cut two sunflowers with your admission. Prices should remain the same for 2023.
Details: PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PRUNERS – They have a limited supply to share.
New for 2023: The addition of a Mini Sunflower Field with hundreds of plants smaller than 3 feet! Perfect for kids and families!
Website: Branstool Orchards
Close to Barnstool Orchards is Velvet Ice Cream if you want to swing by for a cool treat and/or lunch. There’s an ice cream history museum with artifacts attached to the gift shop. (closed on Mondays)
Kellogg Farms- Forest, Ohio
Date: For 2023, they are estimating the end of August!
Details: Their Facebook page stays up to date which will include peak time and approaching the end of bloom time.
Website: Kellogg Farms
Lohstroh Family Farms
Date: Planning for Labor Day weekend in 2023, and should last for 2-3 weeks! Dates will be updated on their facebook page if anything changes due to weather.
Details: Tickets are $5 a person and include one sunflower. Children 3 and under are free. Bring hand pruners (ones that fit in your hand) from home. Website will be updated soon!
Website: Lohstroh Family Farms
22 Acres Farm- Newark, Ohio
Website: 22 Acres Farm
While in Newark, don’t miss another photo opportunity. Drive by the World’s Largest Basket- Longaberger Basket Building.
Jacquemin Farms- Plain City/Dublin
Date: No sunflowers in 2023!
Details: Plenty of great corn and produce this year!
Facebook Page: Jacquemin Farms
Cherry Hawk- Marysville, Ohio
Date: Expected end of September 2023
Details: Cherry Hawk is a great place to apple pick as well! Sunflowers are expected at the end of September this year.
Cost: Admission to the sunflower patch is included with a minimum of one peck of apples. They typically allow you to cut one sunflower with the purchase of apples.
Website: Cherry Hawk
Coshocton Sunflower Festival
Be sure to buy tickets in advance! Tickets during the week provide a flower-filled walk and begin at $12 and include a sunflower. The first day is August 5, 2023 but the full festival begins August 11-13. Wagon rides will be available and live music and food trucks.
Website: Coshocton Sunflower Festival
Easton Town Center
Our Sunflower Patch, located at Stelzer Rd. and Easton Way east of the Hilton, blooms in the summer months. This area provides a safe, natural habitat for pollinators to live and thrive in, and creates an opportunity for the Easton community to experience the beauty of the sunflower.
Yellow Springs, Ohio
This is a spot we visit each year! They are aiming for September 14, 2023. It’s a great day trip to Yellow Springs! The Chamber of Commerce has taken over the field now, so see their website for updates.
Website: Chamber of Commerce
Circle S – Grove City, Ohio
Opening day is July 15! Open from 9am-6pm daily, $5 per person, and 3 and under are free! Each admission includes 1 sunflower and they also sell mason jars to fill up as full as you can get them for $10 each! They also have produce, bakery items, and ice cream in their market!
Facebook Page: Circle S Farms