New Jersey Sunflower Farms
After our recent visit to pick sunflowers at a New Jersey Sunflower farm, a few years back, 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, for a friend, or for 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.
Read our tips for visiting sunflower farms.
New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Northern New Jersey
Alstede Farms in Chester
1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester (908) 528-8823 – www.alstedefarms.com
The season starts mid-July and runs till mid-September. Pick your own is open 9 AM – 4:30 PM, sunflowers are $2.50/stem.
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.
Stony Hill Farms in Chester
15 North Road, Chester, NJ 07930 (908) 879-2908 – stonyhillfarms.com
At this Northern New Jersey pick your own sunflower farm sunflowers are available for picking during their New Jersey Sunflower Festival on weekends or weekdays pick your own sunflower times. Each festival ticket includes a wagon ride to the sunflower fields. Guests can spend as much time taking pictures and exploring sunflower fields as they like.
Stony Hill Farms planted 2.5 acres and 8 varieties of sunflowers for viewing and sunflower picking. In one field, guests can walk through the fields and sunflower trails, linger and photograph as they please. In a second sunflower field, guests may cut their own sunflowers.
Tickets for the festival start at $20.99. The weekday pick your own sunflower tickets do not include access to sunflower viewing fields. Admission to the cutting field is $10 and includes one stem. Additional sunflowers are $3 each.
Donaldson Farms in Hackettstown
358 Allen Road, Hackettstown (908) 852-9122 – donaldsonfarms.net
in 2019, Donaldson Farms had 40 acres of black-oil sunflowers where 1-hour tours could be enjoyed on weekends from late August through September. Donaldson Farm has confirmed they are not growing sunflowers for the 2021 season of sunflower picking in New Jersey. As of August 2, there is no update for 2022.
Three Silos Farm in Newton
150 Hampton House Road, Newton, NJ 07860 – threesilosfarmnj.com
The Three Silos Farm’s spectacular view of the countryside complimented with a six-acre sunflower and zinnia field is what makes Three Silos Farm such a special place to visit.
The Three Silos Farm has confirmed they are not growing sunflowers for the 2022 season of sunflower picking in New Jersey.
Liberty Farm Sunflower Maze/Sussex County Sunflower Maze in Sandyston
101 Route 645, Sandyston (973) 219-6356 – www.sussexcountysunflowermaze.com
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 expected to open daily from August 23 – Sept 12, 2021. As of August 2, there is no update for 2022. Past years hours and admission were 9 am – 6 pm ~ $10 per adult, $6 per child age 4-12, FREE for children under 3. Call (973) 219-6356 for current admission prices.
Andersen Farms Sunflower Maze in Sparta
Rt 15, Sparta (973) 383-8335
In 2019 Andersen Farms had a sunflower maze that was open daily during the summer months. The maze consisted of over 200,000 sunflowers spanning 10 acres. Inside there was a scavenger hunt with clues to entertain the whole family! The maze did not return in 2020 and it looks like it will not be back for 2021 as well as there is no information on their website. As of August 2, there is no update for 2022.
Brodhecker Farms in Sparta
Rt 15, Sparta (973) 383-3592 – brodheckerfarm.com
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. The 2021 sunflower bloom is expected by August 20. As of August 2, there is no update for 2022. Brodhecker Farms planted 2 crops 3 weeks apart so a second bloom will be announced soon. The fields are located along Rt 15 in Sparta NJ.
Von Thun Farms Sunflower Trail in Washington
438 Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882 – 908-689-3761 – vonthunfarms.com/sunflower-trail
Open daily through Labor Day
Weekends, 9 am – 5 pm, Weekdays, 10 am – 5 pm
Weekday visitors: $12.99/ person, Weekend visitors: $14.99/ person (includes hayride). Kids under age 2 enter for free. Sunflowers are available for purchase, $3/stem or 3 stems for $6.
New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Central New Jersey
Read our tips for visiting sunflower farms.
Holland Ridge Farm in Cream Ridge
86 Rues Road, Cream Ridge, (609) 448-7483 – hollandridgefarms.com/u-pick-sunflowers
The sunflower farm is expected to open daily in September 2022 with 5 million sunflowers! The Holland Ridge Farm sunflower field will feature 8 varieties of sunflowers including yellow, red, and white plus thousands of other cut flowers!
The price to pick your own sunflowers will be $1/stem. They even provide plastic buckets for you to carry your sunflower stems. Tickets will be available to purchase at the beginning of September. $13.00 per person aged 3 and up.
Happy Day Farm in Manalapan
77 Iron Ore Road, Manalapan (732) 977-3607 – happydayfarmnj.com/sunflowerpicking
Happy Day’s sunflowers are available through August 29, 2021. The farm is open Wednesdays through Sundays, 8 am to 3 pm, last ticket sold at 2:30 pm sharp. Admission to this NJ sunflower trail is $17 per person. The sunflower field includes not just sunflowers but fun photo opportunities with props and such. Children Under 1 are free. Cash only. Sunflowers are $2.50 each.
Melick’s Town Farm in Oldwick
170 Oldwick Road, Oldwick (908) 439-2318 – www.melickstownfarm.com
Aside from all the fresh produce grown at Melick’s there are sunflowers! In the past, they have had cut your own flowers available at the Oldwick location. They are open from 9:00 am and close at 7:00 pm during the week. 6:00 weekends.
New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Southern New Jersey
Sahl’s Father Son Farm in Galloway
420 West Pestalozzi Street, Galloway (609) 965-9300 – www.fathersonfarm.com
Sahl’s Father Son Farm is a Jersey Family Fun favorite. For 2022, sunflower festivals will be Fridays and Saturdays from July 29 through August 13. One bloom is included with admission. Learn more about the Sahl’s Father Son Farm Sunflower Festivals.
Johnson’s Farm Locust Hall in Jobstown
2691 Monmouth Road, Jobstown (609) 353-9000 – johnsonslocusthallfarm.com
Thousands of sunflowers planted at Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm are ready for picking until Sunday, August 28, 2022! For 2022, Johnson’s Farm Locust Hall is offering Park N’ Pick tickets. You can reserve tickets ahead of time and pay only for what you pick.
Park N’ Pick tickets are an all-access farm pass to their picking fields. Park N’ Pick is offered Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with time slots beginning at 10 am until 5 pm. Travel along the Park N Pick route and make stops at picking fields along the way picking sweet corn, sunflowers, and peaches. As different varieties of crops ripen availability will differ. For more accurate picking availability please call the farm at 609-353-9000.
Ward’s Farm in Mannington
120 Bassett Rd, Mannington (609) 385-6278 – wardsfarmnj.com
Ward’s Farm is the newest pick-your-own sunflower farm we’ve discovered in Southern New Jersey. They are only open to the public for sunflower picking during their events. Established in 2012 Ward’s Farm is a cut flower farm that specializes in sunflowers and dahlias. They have several varieties of both. Visit their Facebook page for dates for upcoming pick your own sunflower festivals.
Johnson’s Corner Farm in Medford
133 Church Road, Medford (609) 654-8643 – johnsonsfarm.com
Among the many activities that go on at Johnson’s Farm, picking sunflowers is one of them! For 2022, the Sunflower Celebration is a fun-filled experience with a wagon ride, pictures in their South Jersey sunflower maze, and sunflower picking. The season runs from late July till when the sunflowers are no longer blooming. Hayrides are $5-6 per person to get to the field, and as with all “pick your own” at the farm, sunflowers are $1/stem.
Hayrides will leave the Farm Market from 10 am to 1 pm on weekdays and on weekends from 10 am to 4 pm. There is also evening sunflower picking on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 5 – 7 pm.
Hill Creek Farms in Mullica Hill
1631 State Highway 45, Mullica Hill, (856) 223-0028 – hillcreekfarms.com
As of August 2, there is no update for 2022.
This year, Farmer Mario has planted thousands and thousands of sunflowers, 4 types in all. And he plans on having all of them bloom in the same time periods of sunflower picking season in New Jersey, August 14, 2021 thru August 29, 2021. Tickets are required on Saturdays and Sundays. General admission tickets cost $5.00 per ticket in advance online or $7.00 on-site. Fridays there is no charge for general admission. Sunflowers are $4 each. Each general admission ticket for either Saturday or Sunday comes with a coupon to redeem towards $5 credit in for fruits or vegetables in their marketplace.
Dalton Farms in Swedesboro
660 Oak Grove Road, Swedesboro, (856) 628-7313 – daltonfarmsnj.com
Sunflowers are set to open on August 25, 2022. Tickets will go on sale the second week of August.
Dalton Farms is open daily through September from 10 am -7 pm, Mondays through Fridays & 9 am -7 pm Saturdays and Sundays. All Guests 3 and older will require an admission ticket. Ticket prices are $10-$12. The cut-your-own sunflowers are $2 per stem.
Petersburg Sunflowers in Woodbine
119 Old Tuckahoe Road, Woodbine, NJ 08270 (609) 536-4080 – They do not maintain an online presence.
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. The farm is open from 8 am to 8 pm daily. Check out our review of Petersburg Sunflowers!
Don’t forget to pin this for next year and read our tips for visiting sunflower farms before you head out.