Sunflower Fields in Central Ohio


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!

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!

Dates: July 26 – August 14, 2022.

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.

FREE parking and activities including games, square dancing, live music, yoga etc. are scheduled at different times, different farms.

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 during the week and $15 on the weekends. Admission includes one sunflower. 3 and under are free.

Address: Pataskala, OH (9851 Morse Rd. SW) 15 acres of sunflowers bloom between mid-July thru August. Be sure to stop in the awesome market just across the road!

Website: S’miles of Sunflowers

We had a great experience at S’miles of Sunflowers!

Hendren Farm Market

Dates: The market is currently closed for summer. Check back as they do plan to open in the fall and this may include sunflowers.

Website: Hendren Farm Market

Not too far down the road in Johnstown is Route 62 Barbecue which would make a good lunch or dinner stop. (They are closed on Mondays.)

Branstool Orchards- Utica, Ohio

Dates: They sunflower fields open on July 22, 2022, but full bloom isn’t expected until July 26. 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 2022.

Details: PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN PRUNERS – They have a limited supply to share.

sunflowers in Ohio
This is the smaller flower field with cut your own Zinnias and a few sunflowers. The larger sunflower field is in a different area.

Website: Branstool Orchards

Close to Barnstool Orchards is Velvet Ice Cream if you want to swing by for a cool treat. The factory is closed this year for tours but ice cream is still being served during business hours. (closed on Mondays)

Kellogg Farms- Forest, Ohio

Date: For 2022, they are estimating mid-August depending on Mother Nature 🙂

Details: Their facebook page stays up to date which will include peak time and approaching end of bloom time.

Website: Kellogg Farms

Lohstroh Family Farms

Date: Planning for Labor Day weekend in 2022, 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

Dates: Opens August 1-27, 2022 (Closed on Sundays)

Details: There are 5 acres of sunflower fields and 9 different sunflower varieties. Check their Facebook or Instagram page for updates.

Cost: The cost to enter is $5 per person for ages 6+. Children 5 and under are free. Includes a stem as well. Many special events like yoga and food trucks on certain dates!

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: For 2022, they planned on opening but deer destroyed the crops. They hope to figure out how to prevent this in future years. *NO SUNFLOWERS in 2022!

Details: The sunflower fields here are gorgeous. Also, check out the market for great corn and slushies!

Cost: $10 admission per family includes 8 sunflowers to take home with you. Additional sunflowers are $1 per flower.

Facebook Page: Jacquemin Farms

Cherry Hawk- Marysville, Ohio

Date: Expected end of September 2022

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

Cherry Hawk is an easy breezy spot to pick a flower and apple pick too!

Coshocton Sunflower Festival

Be sure to buy tickets in advance! Tickets during the week provide a flower filled walk and begin at $10 and include a sunflower. The first day is August 6, 2022 but the full festival begins August 12-14. 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.

Website: Easton

Tecumseh Trust- Yellow Springs, Ohio

This is a spot we visit each year! They are aiming for September 15, 2022. It’s a great day trip to Yellow Springs!

Website: Tecumseh Trust 

The Tecumseh Land Trust will be back in 2021!

Circle S – Grove City, Ohio

As of August 12, they have both the gold and crimson varieties in the field!! 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

We hope you are able to find a little bit sunshine in your life with these beautiful sunflower farms! Be sure to support your local farmers. Do you know of any other sunflower fields near Columbus? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. Marion, OH. Off of Rt 23 (SB side) Head west on Bethlehem Rd. Field is the land stretching between 23&423. As of 10/3/20 beautiful & going strong with steady visitors.

  2. Correction to Marion,OH. Sunflower Field.
    I apologize folks. When traveling rt 23 you actually HEAD WEST ON BETHLEHEM RD. The Field is immediately on the left. Spanning from rt 23 to 423(which is the next intersecting, approx 1/2 mile)

  3. PrairieStoneFarm in Raymond Ohio . 10 acres of sunflowers and varied wildflowers . $20 a car in early august when in bloom . Pictures and play with the farm animals . Take a sunflower home .

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