9 Sunflower Fields Near Chicago to Brighten Your Day

Get lost in a sunflower maze, cut your own fresh flowers, or stroll through endless blooms at these local sunflower fields! Talk about a great way to get a fresh view. These sunflower fields near Chicago include mazes, u-pick, and more. Check out the map to find a spot near you.

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Are you searching for “Sunflower Field Near Me”? We have a handy map so you can see where all of the below sunflower farms are located! Scroll down to see features, hours, and dates for each one.

Sunflower Fields

M & D Farms and Garden Center
14946 S. Bell Road
Homer Glen, IL 60491
(708) 935-1715

  • Sunflower field will open in August
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Check the M & D Farms Facebook page for more details when they are announced

Johnson’s Farm Produce
8960 East Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 962-1383

  • September 12, 13, 19, 20, 2020
  • Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (last admission at 5pm)
  • $8 per person

Von Bergen’s Country Market
9805 IL Route 173
Hebron, IL 60034
(815) 648-2332

  • Three sunflower mazes available throughout the season, each will last about 2 weeks (depending on weather). The first opened on July 15, the second should be available in August, and the third towards the fall.
  • Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, daily
  • Check the Von Bergen’s Facebook page before going to check conditions
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Thompson Strawberry Farm
14000 75th Street
Bristol, WI 53104
(262) 857-2353

  • End of July through early September
  • Hours: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, daily
  • $25 per car includes a dozen pick your own sunflowers

Lannon Sunflower Farm
W204 N8525 Lannon Rd
Lannon, WI 53051
(414) 803-1542

Stade’s Farm and Market
3709 West Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60051
(815) 675-6396

  • Cut-your-own sunflowers
  • Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • $2 each or 3 for $5
  • Check the Stade’s Facebook page before you go because they close the field depending on availability

Matthiessen State Park
2500 IL-178
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4868  

  • Flowers are in bloom through July and start to wilt in August
  • Hours: 7:00 am – sunset
  • Free, no picking
  • We recommend calling the state park before going to make sure the sunflowers are still in bloom

Heap’s Sunflower Harvest
4853 US Highway 52
Minooka, IL 60447
(815) 475-7373

  • August 10 through September 6, 2020
  • Take photos, cut your own flowers to take home and enjoy the other activities on the farm
  • $12 per person, 2 and under is free and includes 1 bloom
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Kuiper’s Sunflower Experience
1n145 Watson Road
Maple Park, IL 60151
(815) 827-5200

  • August 22 through September 7, 2020
  • $8.99 per person includes 1 bloom, $2 per extra bloom, 2 and under is free

Tom’s Sunflower Fields
10214 Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL 60142
(847) 669-3421

  • $8 per person, 3 and younger free

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Nettle Creek Lavender Farm
8255 Pioneer Road 
Morris, IL 60450
(815) 325-1770

Interested in more places to go outside? Head to our always updated page of Outdoor Places to Go and scroll through for tons of ideas!

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Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist in 2011 so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie and her kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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