Need something beautiful to look forward to? Everyone flocked to Stonebank Sunflower Farm last year, but there are many places to look for sunflowers. What I love about the sunflowers is their beautiful heads, sticking up into the sky, standing so tall. A magnificent plant, don’t you think so, too?! Find where you can find sunflower farms locally in and around Waukesha County and Lake Country!
Before you hop in the car, be sure be prepared. Be prepared to respect the farm that you are going to. These beautiful plants should be enjoyed by all. Please follow all farm rules as to where you can walk or stand and what you can touch. Please also give back if there is an option for a donation. Lastly, if you are going to the farm to pick the sunflowers (if allowed), please be sure to bring your own scissors or container if noted by the farm. Find 11 tips for visiting sunflower farms by my friend Jennifer of Jersey Family Fun.
Sunflower Farms in and Around Waukesha County
*Please call ahead, check the sunflower farm websites or Facebook pages to make sure they are open for visitors and to abide by their rules so no sunflowers are ruined or trampled.
W2364 Cty Rd Y, Mayville, WI 53050
The sunflower field is past it’s full bloom for the 2020 season. They are no longer taking photo opportunities by appointment for August. Please contact the farm directly for details, linked above for additional questions.
Lannon Sunflower Farm
W204 N8525 Lannon Rd, Lannon, WI 53051
Sunflowers are planted and growing! NOW CLOSED! Admission is $20 per vehicle. Open 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily through Labor Day/while supplies last. Be sure to bring your own container/vase and clippers/scissors. See our 2020 visit below.
W7675 US Hwy 12, Fort Atkinson, WI
Anticipated blooming dates are September 19th through October 10th, 2020.
Basse’s Taste of Country
3190 County Line Q, Colgate, WI 53017
Basse’s is hosting their first annual Apple and Sunflower Fest on September 11th through the 13th, 2020. The experience includes a bag of apples, a sunflower maze, zinnia walk through, photo opportunities, and an optional grain train ride!
Thompson Strawberry Farm
14000 75th Street, Bristol, WI 53104
2020 is the first year with the pick your own sunflower patch. They have fifteen acres of sunflowers to enjoy and paths that are cut out of the field for you to walk around. There are large grass areas to enjoy the summer sun, and take a leisurely walk around the field. The goal is to have everyone enjoy a nice summer day in the country and bring home some beautiful flowers.
$25 per car
July through September 2020
Bring your own shears/scissors and a vase for the flowers.
The farm will provide water.
1326 US Highway 12 and 18, Deerfield, WI 53531
The sunflower and zinnia fields are in full bloom for you (and the butterflies!) to enjoy. Best dates are August 27-30, 2020. The mega-sized wagons will allow for socially distanced rides to the fields. The farm has worked with nature to provide amazing photo opportunities amongst the sunflowers and zinnias (including gorgeous sunset shots!). The backyard is abounding with activities to playfully run off some energy. Oh and don’t forget to visit with the sweet, new baby goats! With plenty of space to social distance, the whole family can have safe fun. Online tickets are highly encouraged.
N5648 S. Farmington Road, Helenville, WI 53137
Last year, team member Heather took the above picture at Jelli’s in front of their beautiful sunflowers. Jelli’s has a sunflower field for viewing and they are NOW OPEN as of July 29! They welcome all ages to the field, including aspiring photographers. There is a $6 admission fee each time you come. You can pick a sunflower while you are in the field. Additional sunflowers may be purchased for $1 per flower. The field will be open for approximately 2 to 3 weeks.
The Bowery Barn
N2201 County Road P, Rubicon, WI 53078
The Bowery Barn is hosting Sunflower mini-sessions on Tuesday the 18th of August, 2020 at the Bowery Barn! The field is still in full swing.
Gwenyn Hill Farm
N130W294, Bryn Dr, Waukesha, WI 53188
Gwenyn Hill is a sustainable, integrated, organic farm. They care for the livestock, crops, orchard, and market garden, as well as for the soil, woods, water, and wildlife. Conservation and farming go hand-in-hand. This Wisconsin farm is an interconnected, ecological web.
There may be some cut stems available at the farmstand. However, there are not sunflowers available for posing and taking pictures with as described above.
Christmas on Indian Lore
7790 Indian Lore Rd, West Bend, WI
ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS: The sunflowers are just STARTING to bloom. (July 30) Christmas on Indian Lore will be taking reservations beginning August 8 for the sunflower fields. If interested you can call or text at 262-689-2234 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for available times, and prices.
They welcome anyone who wants to take pictures.
Oak Rest Farms Sunflowers
6138 S. Pine Street, Burlington, WI 53105
The sunflowers are GROWING!
OPEN! Hour are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to sunset and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please enter at your own risk and no pets. It’s a field and the ground will be uneven in areas. Please consider shoes without heels.
$5 per person to enter the field. Children under 10 are free.
$1 PER flower that you pick. Please please don’t cut flowers and leave them in the field.
Parking is only allowed on the road on the same side as the flowers.
Closing first week of September 2020.
N7416 County Road I Juneau, WI 53039
September is Sunflower time at Waldvogel’s Farm! They will have thousands of sunflowers blooming. Bring your camera and create many instagrammable moments! They will be open on September 19th through September 30th for sunflower pictures. Admission is $11. Children 2 and under are free with a paid adult.
The Orchard Store at Old Homestead
7814 Raynor Ave, Franksville, WI 53126
The sunflowers look like they will be prime for picking mid to late September in the larger-than-last-year fields for the 2020 season!
Stonebank Sunflower Farm
N68W33866 County Road, Oconomowoc 53066
Not in bloom for 2020 – stay tuned as the flowers are planted in different fields due to crop rotation. They hope to be back in Stonebank in the future years!
If you feel like hopping in the car for a short road trip, find sunflower farms near Appleton, WI or 6 sunflower fields near Chicago to brighten your day! A longer car ride, might find you in Michigan. They have sunflower fields to visit as well!