Ann Arbor Sunflower Fields & Festivals

Ann Arbor Sunflower Fields & Festivals

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Sunflower Fields & Festivals? I had heard from friends in other cities that these are popular, but did not know there were any near Ann Arbor. Then, I shared a Facebook post from a local farm and had people share more sunflower locations.

Ann Arbor Sunflower Festivals

Check out these Sunflower Festivals near Ann Arbor.

Zilke Sunflower Festival

Zilke Vegetable Farm has a 3 acre sunflower field. It is open to the public from August 9-18. Wander the path through the sunflowers. Fresh cut flowers will be in the gift shop. The gift shop also features sunflower-themed items from local artisans and snacks. Don’t miss their Kids Day on Thursday, August 15.

Admission to the Sunflower Festival is $5/person.


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DeBuck’s Sunflower Fest

DeBuck’s Sunflower Fest is held on September 7/8 and 14/15. They have more than 20 varieties of sunflowers across more than 14 acres.

In addition to their Sunflower Festival, they have 18 other activities. Take a wagon ride to the farm, play human foosball, pedal tractor races, and much more.

Make plans to visit DeBuck’s on September 14/15 and you’ll also be able to visit their Corn Maze which opens on the 14th.

Admission to Sunflower Fest is $15/person and includes the additional activities.


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Ann Arbor Sunflower Festival Schedule

With social distancing in 2020 I don’t know if their sunflower festival will be the same as years past.

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Ann Arbor Sunflower Fields

You can visit these Ann Arbor Sunflower Fields anytime during the season.

Schell Family Farm

Schell Family Farm is planning to open for Sunflowers on Friday, August 16. They will be open Fridays-Sundays from 9a-4p

Admission is $4/adult including one free flower. Children are free with adults. Additional flowers are $2/each or $9/6 flowers.

Schell Farm is in Pinckney. Their address is 10055 Dexter Pinckney Rd,


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Spicer Orchards

Spicer Orchards in Fenton added sunflowers for summer 2019. Their field is currently open. Admission is $3/person for one flower and photos. $10 for 5 stems, $20 for an all-you can fill bucket. There are also $10 and $20 admission packages for families and small groups.

Spicer Orchards’s address is 10411 Clyde Rd. I don’t love driving on country roads, so I love how convenient they are to US-23.

Gust Brothers Farm Sunflower Trail

Gust Brothers has a new sunflower trail at their Summer Market. It is about 1 acre and perfect for kids. Admission is $5/person. Children 2 & under are free. The Summer Market is open 10a-7p daily until September 6.

Gust Brothers is located in Ottawa Lake, just north of the Ohio border. Their address is 13639 Mulberry Rd.


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Muddy Acres Cut Flower Farm

Muddy Acres offers U-Pick Farm Visits and has sunflowers. Since they are primarily a cut-flower farm, most of their sunflowers are harvested early in the bloom stages. A limited number are available for u-pick.

Advance reservations are required, and they do sell-out. Admission is $10 or $25 to create a bouquet.

Find Sunflower Fields Near Me

Are you wondering “Where can I Find a Sunflower Field Near Me?” Check out the map below of sunflower fields in the Ann Arbor area.

Tips for Visiting a Sunflower Farm

Our friends at Jersey Family Fun, shared their 11 Tips for Visiting a Sunflower Farm.

The most important tip I found was to make sure you check the farm rules. They do all have rules about whether cutting is allowed, length of visit and more. Especially with social distancing for 2020, be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules even if it’s a place you have visited for years.

Other than that, I also liked the suggestions to bring your own shears and a water bottle as a vase.

What tips do you have to add?

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  3. Just west of the City of Saline, this amazing farm is bursting with sunflowers in late summer.  A must see with a long history, the Finkbeiners have been growing sunflowers for the past several decades on a rotating basis (every 3-4 years).  Their seeds have been recommended by the Audubon Society and Audubon is now printed on their seed bags.  The seeds are sold in bulk to independent stores and are available locally at Downtown Home Garden in Ann Arbor.

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