4 Sunflower Farms In and Around Ottawa That You Need To Visit This August

Whether you're a nature lover, photographer, or just seeking a sunny escape, here are the top sunflower fields in and around Ottawa!
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It’s sunflower season in Ontario! If you’re in the mood for a peaceful and romantic afternoon date, head out on a day trip to visit one of the many local sunflower fields near Ottawa. 

Whether you’re a nature lover, photographer, or simply seeking a sunny farm escape before summer ends, here are the top sunflower fields you need to visit before they’re out of bloom:

Sultan Farm

Sultan Farm Sanctuary is a top pick for families and flower enthusiasts. With their stunning sunflower fields, this farm is perfect for creating unforgettable moments with family or that special someone.

Open: Anticipated bloom date is mid-August

Cost: Entry fees are paid by donation. Suggested donation amounts are $5/person or $20/family

Distance from Ottawa city centre: approx. 46 km

Location: 8520 Flewellyn Rd, Ashton, Ontario

Green Corners Farm

If you’re looking for a wholesome summer date idea, head over to Green Corners Farm. Take an afternoon stroll along their enchanting flower fields and create your own freshly-picked bouquet with a mix of sunflowers and other seasonal blooms! 

Open: August 10 – September 4

Cost: U-Pick Bouquet tickets are $20 and Looking tickets are $3 

Distance from Ottawa city centre: approx. 30 km

Location: 1259 Yorks Corners Rd, Ottawa, Ontario

Fields of Gold

Wander through the vibrant blooms at Fields a Gold and unwind in this sunflower haven. From Sunset Strolls, Stroller Squads, and Sunset Sunflower Yoga, there are so many events to enjoy.

Don’t forget your camera – you’ll want to capture the magic! If you’re a photographer, you can also book one of their pods for mini-sessions with your clients to capture the stunning scenery. 

Open: Open now! Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday from 12-5 p.m.

Cost: Varies depending on activity/event

Distance from Ottawa city centre: approx. 86 km

Location: 17650 Strathmore Road, North Stormont, Ontario

La Belle de Coteau-du-Lac

La Belle de Coteau-du-Lac offers a breathtaking experience with over 60 varieties of sunflowers. Whether you’re looking to capture the perfect shot, create a beautiful bouquet to spruce up your home, or a plan a romantic picnic with your person, this is definitely a place to add to your Quebec bucket list. 

Open: August 18 – September 4 

Cost: Varies depending on activity/package 

Distance from Ottawa city centre: approx. 157 km

Location: Route 201, 75, Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec

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