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Have a SunTastic Time at these New Jersey Sunflower Farms

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.

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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 – 6 PM, sunflowers are $2/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 weekday 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 sunflowers 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 $19.99. 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.

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. Sunflowers at the Three Silos Farm became available for picking at the end of July. Sunflowers at this pick-your-own sunflower farm in New Jersey will be in bloom until the end of August. They are open daily from 11 am/Noon until 8:30 pm. Ticket prices for this New Jersey sunflower trail are $10 for adults. Kids 3 years old to 12 years old are $5. Kids under 3 years old are free.

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. 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.

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. 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.

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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: $9.99/ person, Weekend visitors: $12.99/ person (includes hayride). Kids under age 2 enter for free. Sunflowers are available for purchase, $3/stem or 3 stems for $6.

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New Jersey Sunflower Farms in Central New Jersey

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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 2021 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. $12.80 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 $15 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.

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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. We are confirming if they will be available for 2021 as there is no information on their website or Facebook page pertaining to sunflowers. They are open from 9:00 am and close at 7:00 pm during the week. 6:00 weekends. Sunflowers are $1.50/stem.

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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 2021, u-pick sunflowers are by reservation only. Mondays through Fridays 10 am to 1 pm and 3-6 pm and Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm. Call or text (609) 965-9300 with preferred times. $6 per bundle of five sunflower blooms.

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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 29, 2021! For 2021, Johnson’s Farm Locust Hall is offering Park N’ Pick tickets. Tickets are $4.95 each and do not include the picked items.

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 9 am until 3:30 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.

Sunflowers at Johnson Locust Farm in Jobstown New Jersey
Sunflowers at Johnson Locust Farm in Jobstown New Jersey

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 2021, 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

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

Tickets are currently posted through September 6, 2021, for this South Jersey sunflower trail. Their plan is to run from August 21, 2021, through the month of September. Tickets will be added as they monitor the later plantings.

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!

Sunflowers in southern New Jersey

Don’t forget to pin this for next year and read our tips for visiting sunflower farms before you head out.

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Gordon

Sunday 16th of September 2018

What is the best one to photograph a model at?

Jennifer A.

Monday 17th of September 2018

Your best bet would be to contact each one and ask them directly about their policies for taking professional pictures. - Jenn

Sandra

Tuesday 14th of August 2018

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

Priti

Thursday 26th of September 2019

Yes and it is beautiful - I believe they have baby goats yoga and lavender farm there too !

Jennifer A.

Tuesday 14th of August 2018

We have not personally been there.

Linda

Wednesday 25th of July 2018

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.

Jennifer A.

Wednesday 1st of August 2018

Yes, the owner just contacted us with his new phone number and the article has been updated. - Jenn

Linda

Tuesday 24th of July 2018

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.

Jennifer A.

Wednesday 1st of August 2018

Yes, the owner just contacted us with his new phone number and the article has been updated. - Jenn

nj

Wednesday 4th of July 2018

when is the best month to go?

Jennifer A.

Wednesday 4th of July 2018

It looks like August is typically the best month to go. - Jenn

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