Sunflowers and summer go hand in hand, and Illinoisans are lucky to have a bunch of great places to go see sunflowers by the thousands!

Illinois Sunflower Season

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

If you seriously need some sunflower joy in your life right now, you're in luck, it's officially sunflower season in Illinois, but don't sleep on it, because you may miss them in all their glory!

If you're a sunflower lover, I'm sure you already have a few go-to spots you like to visit every summer. In case you don't, here are 4 sunflower fields that are just a short drive from the Stateline area that I am sure you will fall in love with!

4 of Illinois' Most Popular Sunflower Farms

1. Stade's Farm and Market in McHenry, Illinois - Besides a variety of pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, Stade's Farm and Market also has 2 full acres of 18 different varieties of sunflowers to pick from.


2. Von Bergen's Country Market in Hebron, Illinois - Von Bergen's Sunflower Festival is going on now and features over 30 acres of gorgeous sunflowers. There's even a sunflower maze to run through!

Von Bergen's Country Market via Facebook
Von Bergen's Country Market via Facebook


3. Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois - Richardson Adventure Farm's Sunflower Fields feature 13 acres of sunflowers planted in a whimsical design, BUT they don't open to the public until September 9, 2023 and coincide with a TON of other fall fun on the farm!


4. Tom's Farm Market in Huntley, Illinois - Besides their farm market, garden center, bakery, and gift shop, Tom's Farm Market also features 4 acres of sunflowers with plenty of photo opportunities, and they have a sunflower maze too!

Remember, when sunflower season is over in Illinois it only means Fall fun is ready to begin! If you're already planning your Fall fun, here are some places you need to add to your to-do list...

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