Did you know the Ozarks are home to several sunflower fields? If you’re looking for a fun photo op or to take a bit of sunshine home with you, here are several places you can pick your own sunflowers.
Miller Farm Park in Willard
In September, visitors can take photos and pick their own sunflowers at this sunflower field at Miller Farm Park. Sunflowers are $2 per stem, $10 for six stems, or $18 for a baker's dozen. Check Williard Parks Facebook page for additional sunflower events.
Address: 1001 S. Hunt Road, Willard
Fassnight Creek Farm
Fassnight Creek's you-pick sunflowers are typically ready between August-September months. Sunflowers are typically $2 a stem. Bring your own cutting sheers and containers as they are not provided! Check their Facebook page for updates on you-pick times.
Address: 1366 S. Fort Ave., Springfield
7C's sunflower experience allows you to stroll the 2.5-acre field and take pictures at several open spaces. Dates range from September-October. Later in the year, 7C’s will offer a you-pick season to take home even more sunflowers. After your sunflower stroll, head inside to enjoy a glass of wine or mead that suits your taste palette. Check their Facebook page for updates on the field.
Address: 502 E. 560th Road, Walnut Grove
Sunflower patches are popping up in downtown Springfield on the corner of East McDaniel Street and South Avenue, and the corner of College and Market Street. Downtowners are encouraged to stop by for a photo op when they're blooming. For updates on when they're ready, check their social media pages.
Country Roads Family Fun Farm
Country Roads is celebrating the end of summer with a sea of sunflowers. From Sept. 2-10, take a hayride to the field and view sunflowers of every size and color from auburn to yellow. Get lost in the new 6-acre sunflower maze and stroll through its breathtaking beauty. Entrance to the sunflower festival is field $15 a person and you-pick sunflowers are $2 a stem. Concession items are available for purchase.
Address: 15144 State Hwy. 97, Stotts City
Enjoy a beautifully cooked brunch near the sunflower field at Country Roads Family Fun Farm.
When: 9-11 a.m., Sept. 2, 2023
Wander through acres of sunflowers, take pictures with your device, or schedule a sunset session with a featured photographer. If you're hungry, Country Roads will have farm-to-table fare available for purchase.
When: 7-9 p.m., Sept. 2, 3, 9, 10, 2023