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: Opens daily on July 16, 2021!

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.

*NEW!  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!

*NEW! Urbana, OH (3523 East US Rt. 36).  The 20 acre Urbana field will bloom mid-July thru most of September.

Website: S’miles of Sunflowers

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

Hendren Farm Market

Dates: In 2021, it will begin mid August for approximately three weeks: Monday- Thursday 10-5, Friday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5. Last tickets sold one hour prior to close.

Details: Photographers may reserve evenings, please inquire for days of availability & pricing. Bring your own cutter, jar and bucket of water.

Cost: Typically $5 per person. 3 & under free, which includes one stem, each additional stem is $1.

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 expect our sunflower fields to be in bloom later in August into mid-September of 2021. Cut your own Zinnias is open in July. 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 2021.

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

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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 2021, they are estimating end of July.

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: August 21 & 22, August 28 & 29, September 4, 5, 6-, 2021 *these are weather dependent so check Facebook for updates.

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

Date: Opens August 2-31, 2021

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 $10 per person for ages 6+. Tuesdays are $5 for everyone. 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: Due to germination, they are planning to open late August for 2021.

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. Prices may vary for 2021.

Facebook Page: Jacquemin Farms

Cherry Hawk- Marysville, Ohio

Date: September 2021

Details: Cherry Hawk is a great place to apple pick as well! Sunflowers are expected in mid-September this year. Planted on July 12, 2021 and expected in 60 days so check back often!

Cost: 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 7, 2021 but the full festival begins August 13-15. Wagon rides will be available and live music and food trucks. The last day will be August 22 and is noted as “Dog Day” to stroll through one last time.

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, but this year the farmers haven’t decided yet if the farm will be open. We will update as soon as we know! It’s a great day trip to Yellow Springs!

Website: Tecumseh Trust 

The Tecumseh Land Trust will be back in 2021!

Prairie Stone Farm, 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.

Website: Praire Stone Farm 

Circle S – Grove City, Ohio

Admission is $10 on weekends and $5 on weekdays and includes one cut sunflower. Additional sunflowers can be purchased at the farm market for $1 each. They are open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  everyday. They also have produce, bakery items, and ice cream in their market!

Website: 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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