Sunflower and lavender fields around Richmond are a great escape from the city or suburbia and a breathtaking backdrop for family photos or a location for a cheap date. Sunflowers’ high season is generally July through September. The sheer number of bright yellow flowers you can enjoy at their fields are sure to impress and wow. Enjoy!
Sunflower season runs July through September. If you love flowers, plan to visit the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden as well as the stunning gardens at Maymont as well as the beauty and history on the Richmond Garden Trail. Also, check out gardening events around Richmond.
⭐️ = Sunflower field is open
⭐️ 🌻 Braehead Farm: (1130 Tyler St., Fredericksburg, VA, 22401) is a popular farm for picking berries and vegetables of all kinds. In addition to berry picking, there is a play area including a sand pit, play tractors and farm animals. Admission is $5.00 for the play area; ages 2 and under are free. Aside from playing and berry picking, the farm also offers a market and the Braehead Farm Lunch Kitchen so you can grab lunch at the farm. Price of pick your own produce varies; check the website for details. (Daily: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM) Field report: Blueberries, raspberries and Black raspberries are in season. Lots of leafy greens are available… kale, collards, mustard greens, lettuces, Asian mix, mesclun mix, Swiss chard. Asparagus Come pick, play, visit the animals, shop, stay for lunch and ice cream + SUNFLOWERS!
⭐️ 🌻 Windy Knoll Farms (10094 Windy Knoll Dr Mechanicsville, VA 23116) Sunflowers are opening up. Windy Knoll will be offering Pick Your Flowers on Thursday morning from 9am-noon. You can make a reservations for mini-photo sessions with the farm’s photographers. Call the farm with any questions 804-730-8733
Mark Your Calendar for more Sunflower Field Fun in 2021:
🌻 Fresh Branch Farm Annual Sunflower Festival, 13801 N. Ivey Mill Rd, Chesterfield Va. 23838
🌻 July 2021 – Alvis Farms Sunflower Fields Festival
🌻 Late July 2021 – Chesterfield Berry Farm. 26002 Pear Orchard Road Moseley, VA 23120. SUNFLOWER & SWEET CORN HARVEST FESTIVAL opening weekend is Saturday July 31st & Sunday August 1st from 10am-8pm!
🌻July 31 – Aug 1 – Sunflower Festival at Sarah’s Pumpkin Patch, 146 Caves Ford Ln, Orange, VA 22960 – 2 acres of sunflower to choose from! A wide variety of colors as well.
Hours: Saturday, July 31- 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, August 1- 10 am – 5 pm
Monday, August 2- CLOSED FOR MORE SUNFLOWERS TO OPEN
Tuesday, August 3- CLOSED FOR MORE SUNFLOWERS TO OPEN
Wednesday, August 4- 8 am- 11 am, 4 pm – 6 pm
Thursday, August 5- 8 am- 11 am, 4 pm – 6 pm
Friday, August 6- 8 am – 11 am, 4 pm – 6 pm
Saturday, August 7- 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, August 8- 10 am – 5 pm
Adult Entry fee: $5
10 and under- Free
🌻 U-Pick Sunflowers at Woods Tree Farm
13941 Clementown Road, Amelia Court House, VA 23002
🌻 Burnside Farms (11008 Kettle Run Road, Nokesville, VA 20181 Prince William)
🌻 Liberty Mills Farm
9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset, VA 22972 – WanderLove Weekend will feature a day to enjoy a relaxing day on the Farm in support of local musicians and businesses.
Page Valley Sunflower Field Clipping, Ralph Dean Recreation Park, 625 Sixth Street, Luray, VA 22835 –Bring pruning shears or scissors
🌸 SAVE THE DATE 🌸
🌷 Mark your calendar for spring 2022: 🌷See more amazing springtime flowers by taking a road trip to Cut Your Own TULIPS at Greenbriar Farms, 225 Sign Pine Rd Chesapeake, VA 23322
🌸 In late March and early April check out Seven Spots To Enjoy Cherry Blossoms in the Richmond Area
June – Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd Glen Allen, VA 23059
🌺 Love flowers? See more July Gardening Events Around Richmond as well as the Beauty, History, Discovery from the Richmond Garden Trail.
- More things to do in and around Richmond:
- Visit Richmond MetroZoo
- RVA Dog-Friendly Parks
- Richmond area scenic drives
- Richmond area farmers markets
- Richmond boat launches and marinas
- The Ultimate List of RVA Parks and Playgrounds
- Beauty, History, Discovery from the Richmond Garden Trail
- Richmond Historic Cemeteries offer quiet solace of nature, window to the past and notable art