Where to find sunflowers in the Seattle area

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Pop off those camera lenses — local sunflowers are out in droves.

Timing is everything for these beauts. Even though sunflower season in Washington began in late spring, you’ll see the fullest, most Insta-worthy blooms between mid-August + mid-September.

Here we highlight where to go find the flowers around the Puget Sound area — or try your hand at growing them yourself.

🌻 Field trips

  • Third Annual Sunflower Patch | Thomasson Family Farm, Enumclaw | Aug. 26-28 + Sept. 2-5 | Various times | $15+ | Explore thousands of yellow-to-deep-red sunflowers + even reserve a VIP sunset fire pit.
  • Sunflower Festival | Mountainview Blueberry Farm, Snohomish | Tuesdays-Fridays from Sun. Aug. 26-Sun., Sept. 4 | $14.95+ | Capture the perfect sunflower picture with iconic views of the Cascades — and check out the farm’s butterfly releases.
  • Lora Lee’s A-Maze-Zing Sunflowers | 17651 W. Snoqualmie River Rd. NE, Duvall | Thursdays-Mondays | Times vary | $15 | View the blooms in maze-form — the closing date depends on Mother Nature, but the website will keep you posted.

🌻 Special events

  • Fifth Annual Sunflower Experience | Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm, Snohomish | Sat., Aug. 27-Fri., Sept. 16 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | $19.95+ | Events like Wine Your Way Through the Sunflowers includes a hayride, hors d’oeuvres + drinks.
  • Sunflowers in Snohomish | Thomas Family Farm, Snohomish | Mon. Aug. 15-Sun., Aug. 28 | Times vary | $19.95+ | You can stroll through 12 acres, take the kids on the Super Mega Tube Slide + find your own bloom to take home.
  • Sunflower Festival | Rutledge Corn Maze, Olympia | Sat., Aug. 20-Sun., Aug. 28 | Times vary | $12+ | Take a wagon ride to check out 46 different variations of sunflowers with live music + food vendors.

🌻 Flex those green (and yellow) thumbs

  • City People’s Garden Store | 2939 E. Madison St. | This Madison Valley plant shop has some tall ones to choose from — with the shop closing this December, all nursery plants are 20% off.
  • Swansons Nursery | 9701 15th Ave. NW | Fuel your sunflower search with a quick stop by the Ballard store’s café for breakfast, lunch or baked goods.
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