Sunflowers can put a smile on anyone’s face! If you’d like to see some of these friendly flowers this summer, there are a few places you can go in the Rockford area or a short drive away.
**Please note: Before you go, check the farm’s Facebook page. They may be closed for the day due to weather or crowds.**
Address: 2713 S Hayner Rd, Janesville, WI
Hours: Open daily 9 am – 6 pm
Cost: $10-15 per person
Kids 3 and under are free
Skelly’s has a large sunflower field that is perfect for taking pictures. There are five acres of sunflowers to walk through and 12 “prop stops” where you can take pictures with strawbales, ladders, etc.
Admission to the sunflower fields includes two options:
- $10/person includes admission to the field, 1 cut sunflower to take home, a choice of donut from their bakery, and 10% off sunflower gifts in their retail barn.
- $15/person includes admission to the field, 6 cut sunflowers to take home, a choice of donut from their bakery, and 10% off sunflower gifts in their retail barn.
Admission is required for people ages 4 and up. Kids 3 and under are free.
(Currently closed until later in July)
Address: 805 IL Route 173, Hebron, IL
Hours: 9 am – 8 pm
Cost: $5 per person, kids 3 and under are free
Von Bergen’s Country Market plans to have three sunflower mazes throughout the season. The first maze just finished up, the second is starting soon, and the third will be open towards the end of August.
Masks are required in the market, but not required outdoors.
There is also a playground for kids on-site that may or may not be open when you visit.
Address: 42W813 Reinking Rd., Pingree Grove, IL
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm daily
Cost: $5 per person, $20 max
Kids 2 and under are free
If you spend $20 you get a half dozen sweet corn with admission
Goebbert’s Pumpkin Patch is offering a sunflower field to walk through for the first time this summer. There are large and small sunflowers as well as a variety of types.
Later this summer, they will have U-Pick fields open for onions, peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, eggplant, sweet pepper and more!
Note: Straddle Creek Gardens’s sunflower field was open for part of July and is now closed for the season.