Sunflowers are popping up everywhere! We have compiled a list of all the places around Kentucky that you can view, pick, smell, and frolic with them.
Sunflower, Sunflowers, and more Sunflowers! The end of summer is the perfect time to see how you measure up next to the beautiful flowers that reach for the sky. Did you know there are over 70 varieties of Sunflowers and you can see several of the different types throughout Kentucky (and southern Indiana)? With so many beautiful sunflowers to see around the state, we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss any of them.
Over the last few years, we have seen an increase in the number of sunflower events that are happening around Kentucky. We have visited a few and hope to see more. Go explore and find your favorite place to enjoy some beautiful flowers and more.
A short 45-minute drive from Louisville is Thomas Dairy Farm. TDF is known for its amazing Halloween fun but did you know they will have a Sunflower Festival too? They will be featuring 6 acres of sunflowers with over 25 varieties of sunflowers. These flowers will be in all sizes and colors. There will be food, live music, outdoor fun, and you can pick your own sunflowers. You can get your tickets online at a discounted rate but you can also buy them when you arrvie. The festival will run the first three weekends in August from 10 am-10 pm each day.
Thomas Dairy Farm and Market is located at 4625 Leitchfield Rd Cecilia, KY 42724.
Just over the bridge in Indiana, Huber’s Orchard and Winery is offering sunflower picking.
U-pick sunflowers are available, plus they are beautiful for visiting and taking photos. Make a day out of visiting to see the flowers and enjoy other activities at Huber’s.
Sunflower picking in a gorgeous sunflower field near Louisville will lift your spirits! This summer has been hard on everyone. The beautiful things in life need to be enjoyed! There is $3 free to ride the wagon to the u-pick files. Times vary based on the day of the week so call or visit their website for more details.
Ashlock Farms, in Crestwood, has opened up its fields of Sunflowers for people to schedule photo sessions. 30 minutes sessions for a $20 donation. The donations are being used to pay for the processing of beef they are growing for Highpoint Charitable Services. Message the farm page to schedule a time. You must arrive on time and depart when you’re time is up. All visitors will be required to sign a waiver.
Stepping Stone Farm in Paris KY had a couple of fields of sunflowers for your enjoyment. Free admission for all ages. They are are open sun up, to sundown seven days a week. They ask that you park along the gravel path or in designated parking areas. Their address is 1640 Cynthiana Rd Paris, KY 40361 (on the right when coming from Paris).
Jericho Farmhouse 3401 Lake Jericho Rd, Smithfield, KY 40068. About a 35 min drive from Louisville you can walk the paths, take pictures, or cut some sunflowers for your table. They are open Thursday-Sunday, Noon – 9 pm most weekend days but call or check their Facebook page to be sure before heading out. They are a dairy farm that has an ice cream shop, so plan on getting yourself and the kids a sweet treat.