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!

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!


August 25, 26, 27 & Sept. 1, 2, 3, 4, 2023
Hours:  10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Price:  $10 (age 5 & under FREE)
FREE wagon ride to apple cannons,
Kids zone at the maze
Concession stand OPEN!

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

We had a great experience at 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!

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 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

Sunflower & Wildflower fields
Dates: July 31 – August 12
Hours: 11am-8:30pm (stay until dark)
Address: 5455 Davis Dr., Newark, OH 43056
Cost: $5 per person ages 5+. Cash or credit at the gate.
Giving back: We are collecting school supplies for our local schools. Please consider bringing an item or two to donate.

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

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 $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.

Website: Easton

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 

Sunflowers for all to see!

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!

Picking Sunflowers in ColumbusFacebook 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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