You-Pick Sunflower Fields & Festivals

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While sunflowers are native to the United States, they are planted worldwide because of their unique beauty and size! The DMV is lucky to boast a huge variety of you-pick opportunities and festivals celebrating this iconic flower!

July 30-Sept 5, 2022
Summer of Sunflowers
Burnside Farms • Nokesville, VA  (~25 m from Dulles Airport)

Burnside Farms’ Summer of Sunflowers is a celebration of an iconic summer flower! At this special annual event boasting 50-acres of sunflowers, families are invited to cut their own bouquets and take plenty of Instagram-worthy pictures!

Sunflower Viewing (No Picking)
McKee-Beshers Sunflower Fields • Poolesville, MD  (~33 m from Dulles Airport)

The McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area is a 2,000-acre tract in a mixture of woodlands, fields, wooded bottomland, and managed wetland impoundments (green-tree reservoirs). Their 3+ sunflower fields are open to the public to visit (no flower removal allowed). The primary purpose for planting sunflowers in wildlife management areas is to provide a food source for a host of birds, mammals, and pollinators. See a great blog post here to learn more.

Sunflower Picking
Great Country Farms • Bluemont, VA  (~35 m from Dulles Airport)

A 400-acre working farm that not only offers you-pick opportunities and daily farm fun, including jumping pillows, rope swings, animals to visit, and more!

Sunflower & Flower Picking
Messick’s Farm Market • Bealton, VA  (~37 m from Dulles Airport)

A family farm in Fauquier County that offers you-pick opportunities and family fun, including a bounce pillow, farm animals, and more!

Sunflower & Zinnia Picking
Hollin Farms • Delaplane, VA  (~38 m from Dulles Airport)

A fourth-generation family farm that offers you-pick opportunities.

September TBA
Sunflower Spectacular
Butler’s Orchard • Germantown, MD  (~38 m from Dulles Airport)

A 100-acre, family-owned farm/orchard that offers pick-your-own opportunities and family fun, including slides, farm animals, a playground, pedal tractors, and more to enjoy!

July 29-Aug 28, 2022
Sunflower Picking
Whitetails Farm • Clarksburg, MD  (~40 m from Dulles Airport)

Whitetails Farm is a unique oasis in Montgomery County, MD — visit and enjoy one of Maryland’s largest you-pick sunflower fields.

Aug 27-Sept 11, 2022
Sunflower Festival
Summers Farm • Middletown, MD  (~42 m from Dulles Airport)

Enjoy Summers Farm’s 8-acre sunflower field with thousands in bloom — more than 30 different varieties and colors! Plus, with your paid admission, enjoy their 45+ attractions, including slides, farm animals, swings, zip lines, jumping pillows, and more.

July 16-Aug 14, 2022
Sunflower Festival
Valley View Acres • Middletown, MD  (~45 m from Dulles Airport)

In 2018, Valley View Acres planted a field of sunflowers as a “trial run.” The response from the community was so encouraging that the concept of the Sunflower Festival was born!

Check out these regional opportunities just a little farther away…

Aug 1-31, 2022
Sunflower Market
Mary’s Land Farm • Ellicott City, MD

September TBA
Sunflower Festival & Corn Maze
Auburn Farm Sunflower Patch • Brandy Station, VA

Sept 10, 2022
Sunflower Festival
The Homestead Farm at Fruit Hill Orchard • Winchester, VA

Sunflower Picking
Braehead Farm • Fredericksburg, VA

Sunflower Picking
The Sunflower Garden • Westminster, MD

Sept 3-4, 2022
Southern Maryland Sunflower Festival
Serenity Farm • Benedict, MD

Aug 26-Sept 5, 2022
Sunflower Festival
Liberty Mills Farm • Somerset, VA

Sunflower Maze & Pick-Your-Own Flowers
Gold Petal Farms • Chaptico, MD

Sunflower Picking
Godfrey’s Farm • Sudlersville, MD

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