Have a SunTastic Time at these 11 New Jersey Sunflower Farms

Posted on: July 2nd, 2018 by and

New Jersey Sunflower Farms


New Jersey Sunflower Farms



After our recent visit to pick sunflowers at a New Jersey Sunflower farm, I decided to create a list of places in New Jersey where you can go to see sunflowers, and maybe even pick a few yourself, a friend, or a loved one. Here’s what we’ve discovered when looking for New Jersey Sunflower Farms. If you find more not on this list, please leave us the information in the comments below.


New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Northern New Jersey

Alstede Farms

1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester 908-528-8823

Season starts mid July. Open most weekdays from 12 pm – 4 pm and most weekends from 11 am – 5 pm.

The “Pick Your Own” hayrides take you to fields of fresh flowers including a sunflowers farm area among many other varieties, where you can pick your own bouquet to take home.


Andersen Farms Sunflower Maze

Rt 15, Sparta 973-383-8335

The sunflower maze is open daily during the summer months from 11 am – 8 pm ~ Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child 4-12 years of age, FREE for children 3 and under. 2018 opening is planned for the end of July.

The maze consists of over 200,000 sunflowers spanning 10 acres. Inside, find a scavenger hunt with clues to entertain the whole family!


Brodhecker Farms

Rt 15, Sparta 973-383-3592

This 7 acre field of sunflowers is open to the public and anyone who chooses to stop for a photo or just to enjoy the view. Blooms are at their height in early August and begin to fade toward Labor Day. The fields are located along Rt 15 in Sparta NJ.


Donaldson Farms

358 Allen Road, Hackettstown 908-852-9122

40 acres of black-oil sunflowers are planted on Donaldson Farms, where 1 hour tours can be enjoyed on weekends from late August through September. Tours are adults $8, children 5-13 years of age $5 and children 4 and under FREE. Sunflower Season will begin in late August/early September 2018


Liberty Farm Sunflower Maze

101 Route 645, Sandyston 973-219-6356

Liberty Farm Sunflower Maze also goes by the name, Sussex County Sunflower Maze. With over 1.5 million sunflowers, this is the largest sunflower maze on the East Coast! Aside from the maze and pick your own sunflower field, the farm offers a scarecrow contest, bug safari tour, and kids scavenger hunt.

Sunflower maze and pick your own sunflower fields are open daily mid August. Past years hours and admission were 9 am – 6 pm ~ $10 per adult, $6 per child age 4-12, FREE for children under 3. Sunflowers usually bloom mid August thru mid September




New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Central New Jersey

Happy Day Farm

77 Iron Ore Road, Manalapan 732-977-3607

Happy Day’s sunflowers should be ready in July – check their website for up to date information! Adults & Children $8, Children Under 2 FREE, Sunflowers are $1 each


Melick’s Town Farm

170 Oldwick Road, Oldwick 908-439-2318

Aside from all the fresh produce grown at Melick’s town farm, is a beautiful field of sunflowers. You can take a hayride out to the fields to photograph the flowers while picking your own produce.

Open daily throughout the summer from 9 am – 6 pm. 2018 dates will start in July.




New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Southern New Jersey

Johnson’s Farm Locust Hall

2691 Monmouth Road, Jobstown 609-353-9000

Thousands of sunflowers planted as Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm celebrates Sunflower September. Celebrate the harvest with a FREE sunflower walking trail. Pick your own apples & pumpkins. Enjoy the corn maze and hayrides around the 325 acre preserved farm. Visit the website for pricing & activity times www.johnsonslocusthallfarm.com.

Sunflowers at Johnson Locust Farm in Jobstown New Jersey

Sunflowers at Johnson Locust Farm in Jobstown New Jersey

Johnson’s Corner Farm

133 Church Road, Medford 609-654-8643

Among the many activities that go on at Johnson’s Farm, picking sunflowers is one of them! Hayrides are $4 per person to get to the field, and as with all “pick your own” at the farm, pricing is based on how many you pick. Hayride schedules change daily, so make sure you check the website before you go.


Petersburg Sunflowers

119 Old Tuckahoe Road, Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 536-4080

This privately owned sunflower farm is located along the highway in Cape May County. Owner, Donald Westergom, plants and cares for the crop all summer, selling blooms for 50 cents each, from a cart in his front yard. Westergom welcomes passersby to stop and enjoy his flowers, and snap photos of their children with the crop as well. Click over to read more details about this Cape May County sunflower farm.
Check out our review of Petersburg Sunflowers!


Hill Creek Farms

1631 State Highway 45, Mullica Hill, 856-223-0028

This farm offers FREE hayrides to the sunflower field at select times (2018 dates are July 27, 28, and 29).  You can cut your own at a cost of 5 for $5, or 10 for $7.50.


Jennings Tree Farm

235 Indian Mills Road, Shamong, 609-472-4161
(609) 975-8053

READER SUBMITTED – Pick your Own Sunflowers 3 Sunflowers/$1 6 Zinias/$1


The sunflower cart in Petersburg, Cape May County


14 thoughts on “Have a SunTastic Time at these 11 New Jersey Sunflower Farms

  1. Gordon says:

    What is the best one to photograph a model at?

  2. Sandra says:

    Has anyone been to the Happy Day Farm in Manalapan? Is it a large field?

  3. Linda says:

    Has anyone been to Petersburg in Woodbine recently? Is it still there? Called number it was a residence and had no idea what I was talking about.

  4. Linda says:

    Is Petersburg sunflowers still open? I called number and they said I had the wrong number? Location on old tuckahoe rd in woodbine. I hate to drive there and not open.

  5. nj says:

    when is the best month to go?

  6. Christina Yuan says:

    http://www.sussexcountysunflowermaze.com/ i believe this is also a big sunflower location as well

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