Sunflower Fields in Michigan

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This post is for sunflower fields all over the state of Michigan. If you are looking for more flower field options (lavender, dahlia, gardens, etc.), you can check out my most second most popular post of all time on those fields HERE.


I will keep this post updated when new details emerge as the season goes along. Peak sunflower time is not until August/Sept, but that gives you plenty of time to make plans!


Also, please remember to be respectful if you visit so that these beautiful places stay open to visitors!


Some places offer U-Pick and others are just for taking beautiful photos, so please make sure before you cut any flowers!


Sunflower Fields In Metro Detroit/Southeast Michigan

Van Houtte Farms (Armada, MI)

They are usually open for u-pick on the weekends! Friday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm

Please respect their hours and do not trespass on the farm. (This goes for ALL of the places on this list.)

They also grow a wide variety of other flowers in their fields as well!

Last year, the offered private photography sessions, so keep a look out for that info!


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Blake Farms (Armada, MI)

Also, they have a tasting room, apple picking, lavender…the whole nine yards.

In 2021, they had a Sunflower Festival that was Sept 4 – 6. I am keeping an eye out for their 2022 info!

They also had u-pick fields at their Blake’s Backyard Location in Almont.


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Westview Orchard & Winery (Romeo, MI)

Check out my post on Vineyards & Wineries HERE.

Sunflower Daze Coming in August 2022!

You can book photo sessions in the sunflower fields, and they offer goat yoga too!


General Daily Admission ($12): 10am-5pm
Friday Night Sunset General Admission ($21): 6-9pm

Ticket Includes:

Wagon Ride, Access to the Sunflower Fields, Complementary Farm Fun Area, Usage of Photo Props in Sunflowers

Cutting sunflower blooms is an additional purchase $$


They have options for sunset yoga ($41), sunset date nights ($75+), and sunset wine dinners ($125+) all in the sunflower fields too!


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Spicer Orchards (Fenton, MI)

They have a winery! They also offer cooking classes here, which I think is pretty cool!


Still waiting on info for 2022.

Last year’s pricing:

$5 for entry which includes wagon ride to the patch, take your own photos, and 1 stem.

5 stem bundle for $10 and an all you can fill decorative bucket for $20.

Professional photographers wanting to do professional photo shoots need to purchase a photographers pass at the market.


You can also pick peaches and blueberries. They have a lot going on here! Make sure you check out their website (linked above).


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DeBucks Sunflower Farm (Belleville, MI)

They do a Lavender Festival here too! (Tickets go on sale in June.) Check out my post on Michigan Lavender Fields.


U-Pick Prices:

$7/Bag of Sunflowers (U-Pick)

$10 Lavender Bundle (U-Pick)

$25/Bucket of Sunflowers (U-Pick)


The Sunflower Festival will be the weekends of August 19-21, August 26-28, & September 2-4 in 2022! (Dates may end up varying depending on how the growing season plays out.)

Tickets go on sale in August.


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Schell Family Farm (Pinckney, MI)

From their website: Starting around August we have over 7 acres of a beautiful Sunflower bloomPLUS newly added 3 acres of Wildflowers. This is a perfect time to stop by and wander through our maze, take pictures, and pick flowers to share with loved ones!


Still Waiting on 2022 Details.

Details from last year:

Open Thurs – Sun from 9am – 4pm.

You can fill up a mason jar (they provide) with u-pick flowers for $15!

After hours photo sessions are still available for booking on their website too.

They also had a sunflower maze!


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Ford Headquarters Sunflower Field (Dearborn)

I can’t find much info online on this one, but there is a sunflower field here every year!


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Sunshine Acres (Cement City)

11025 S Jackson Rd
Cement City, MI 49233

You can expect 12 acres of sunflowers, including 50 different varieties, 30+ photography sets, trails throughout the field, u-cut sunflowers, and special events!

Can’t wait to check this one out! It sounds so cool!


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Mentzert Farms (Carleton)

Last year it was $25 for sunflower buckets. You can do u-pick or they can put a bucket together for you too.


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If you are looking for more than just sunflower fields, check out this post HERE!


Sunflower Fields In Northern Michigan & The Upper Peninsula

Hall Farms (Rock, MI) 

If you are traveling to the Upper Peninsula at all this summer (August-Sept is the best time for sunflowers), then you need to stop at this epic field. You have a window of about 2 weeks if you want to see the 20 acre sea of sunflowers. You can walk through it and take photos for free. (440,000 sunflowers) Visitors can cut them for a small fee.

They have sunflower shirts and snacks available for purchase too.

While Sunflowers are in bloom we are open from 10am to sunset.

The farm is located at 2623 St. Nicholas Rd


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Leabo Farm (Suttons Bay, MI)

9224 E Duck Lake Rd
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Put the address into your GPS. (If you search Leabo Farm, it won’t come up.)

Last year they had 14 total acres of sunflowers!

In 2021, they were asking for a $2 donation per flower (u-pick).


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Grandpa’s Tiny Farm (Frankenmuth, MI)

Frankenmuth Flower Festival: August 5th-7th

“Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the town along with a list of events including acres of Sunflower Fields & U-Pick, Dinner in the Sunflowers, Sunflower Fun Color Run, Craft Vendors, and Food Trucks at Grandpa’s Tiny Farm.”

You need to buy tickets! >>Click Here<<

General Admission is $16, plus taxes & fees.


You can also enjoy Dinner in the Sunflowers ($115 + taxes & fees). Must purchase tickets in advance.


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Blended Roots Farm (Traverse City, MI)

Farm, sunflower fields, and a B&B!!!

The B&B is super cute, and it is located just 10 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN TRAVERSE CITY!!! What!?!?!

This would be a great spot to stay to enjoy the sunflowers, Traverse City, and Sleeping Bear too.

I stayed in the B&B last year. It was amazing! You can read about that stay HERE.


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Sunflower Fields In Western Michigan

Bremer Produce (Hudsonville, MI)

They grew 15 varieties of sunflowers in 2021!

It was $1/stem for u-pick.

Follow their social media for updates. They have pumpkins here in the fall too!


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Degen Sunflower Farm (Montague, MI)

10520 Old Hwy 99 (between Fruitvale & Meinert Park Rd.)
Montague, MI 49437

Looks like they hope to have the sunflowers ready in August for the 2022 season!

In 2021, there was a $2/person fee

There is a trail through the field next to the farm with photo opportunities and goodies for sale.

Cash only.


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Gorby Sunflowers (Allegan, MI)

This field is for looking and not cutting 🙂

Donations are appreciated in exchange for taking photos. Please do not cut the flowers on your own.

Please stay on the paths and do not park on the road. Also, please stay out of the wedding area.


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Gull Meadows (Richland, MI)

4th Annual Sunflower Days are planned for this year!

2021 Info:

General Public Admission: $15/person. Tickets may be purchased online. Each ticket includes admission to the sunflower field, 1 U-Cut Bloom to take home with you, and family activities at the farm. Children under 36” are free.

2021 Dates For Reference (until the 2022 dates are announced): July 30-August 1, August 6-8, and August 13-15, and possibly August 20-22 (depending on bloom) Visit our Facebook Page or check back here for updates.


There is a Hot Air Balloon Festival here in August too!


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Blue House Farms (Benton Harbor, MI)

Sunflower and Lavender Days are planned for this year!

Last year their sunflowers bloomed earlier than expected (July). Make sure you follow them on social media for updates.

Stay tuned for more 2022 info!


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[Hubbard’s] Corey Lake Orchards (Three Rivers, MI)

They have spirits, wines, and hard ciders here! Bonus!

About the Sunflower Fields (from their website): A visit to one of our sunflower fields is guaranteed to pick up your day and positively set your frame of mind!  Take time from life’s daily routines to stroll through the field, take pictures, and just sit and relax among the thousands of sunflowers in bloom.  We will have several fields this year and they bloom at different times.  Each field only lasts about two weeks.  Check back for an update on when our fields are expected to bloom, admission fees, and hours.  Professional photography sessions are available evenings and after hours for a fee.  Check our photography policy for more information on this.

You can read the photo policy HERE.


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Rasch Cherries Sunflower Field (Conklin, MI)

17647 40th Ave
Conklin, MI 49403

Put the address into your GPS. (If you search for Rasch, it won’t come up.)

Last year they had U-Pick, a Sunflower Maze, and Apple Cider Slushies.

The sunflower maze turns into a HAUNTED sunflower maze in October!

Expect sunflowers in September!


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Liefde Farm (Zeeland, MI)

This is a working family farm, so please proceed with caution and respect.

You need to enter the actual address into your GPS. The farm will not come up if you type in the name.

9400 104th Ave
Zeeland, MI


In 2021, the sunflowers were peak from the end of July through mid-August. You’ll need to keep an eye on their social media!


When they do open for the season:

Pull in by the long red barn drive along the south side. The sunflower field is behind it. You may park along the barn and pull out the same way you came in. We have things growing on the other side of the barn along with irrigation pipe on the ground.

Please drive carefully. We have kids, chickens, cats, and a dog. If the dog gets out he’s very friendly but forgets his manners when he’s excited and jumps up on people. His name is Newt.

There’s a pond so please be cautious of that.

As always, this is our home so please respect our property and animals.

2021 Info:

We grow the sunflowers for fun and like to share it with others. Our field is open for walk throughs and photos, but we ask that (if you’re able) to leave a donation to help with the cost. There is a mail box set up at the entrance to the field. For professional photographers charging for their services, there is a $15 studio fee per session.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk, 7 days a week


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The Wild Pumpkin (Beaverton)

Expect them to open in September.

You can find photography information HERE.


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The Howling Pumpkin (Saint Helen)

Expect them to open in September!

You can book family photo sessions by calling or texting Dawn at 989-239-5797


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1 Comment

  1. May 7, 2021 / 2:06 pm

    My friends have a great pumpkin farm in St Helen. They have a giant sunflower field every year!

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