Jul 21

The Chilliwack Sunflower Fields Bloom Again

By |2020-07-21T13:59:19-07:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Sunflower Festival, What's On|

Chilliwack, BC (July 21, 2020): The first two editions of the annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival, in 2018 and 2019, were huge successes. Countless guests, from across the region and beyond, descended upon the grounds at Yale Road to marvel at the beauty of acre upon acre of sunflowers, plus many other all-ages attractions. This year, in order to ensure everyone’s health and safety, the usual components of the festival have been reimagined. And so, while there may not be a [...]

Aug 5

A Summer Family Vacation in Chilliwack

By |2019-08-10T20:55:45-07:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Sunflower Festival, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Summer family vacations are days of sunshine and laughter, sizzling hot temperatures and cooling bodies of water; fun festivals and delicious summer eats. Chilliwack is a perfect getaway for a family summer vacation— there are so many things to see and do, activities to suit every age and family member, and cozy accommodations to stay in while you’re here! Here are some suggestions to give you and your family the best summer vacation yet! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuU6cWDANaI   Last year, we debuted [...]

Aug 4

History of the Sunflower

By |2019-08-11T23:06:41-07:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Sunflower Festival|Tags: , , , |

Ah, the mighty and majestic sunflowers! The first sunflowers originated all the way back in 1000B.C. where, for centuries, they were cultivated as a valuable food (for humans, cattle, poultry, and other ornamental plants) and for immediate medical source. As a native plant of North America, no other plant has had such an impact and significance as the sunflower. The common name, "sunflower", typically refers to the popular annual species Helianthus annuus, or the common sunflower, whose round flower heads in combination [...]

Aug 3

2019 Locals Days Announced

By |2019-08-10T20:57:00-07:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sunflower Festival|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Chilliwack + Cultus Lake Sunflower Day August 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, September 5th, 12th. Chilliwack Sunflower Festival invites residents of Chilliwack and Cultus Lake to visit the fields every thursday for a special locals only price. All guests 6+ are only $5 per person all day long every Thursday while the festival is open. *Includes Chilliwack, Cultus Lake, Rosedale, Popkum/Bridal Falls, Yarrow, & Chilliwack River Valley.  Includes FVRD Electoral areas H, E & D  and any Indigenous lands / communities [...]

Jul 25

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival Opens August 1st

By |2019-07-30T23:23:14-07:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Sunflower Festival|Tags: , , |

Locals and visitors alike are eagerly anticipating the opening of The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival! Returning for its second year, from August 1st to September 15th bask under the golden hue of 12-foot soaring Mammoth Grey Stripes or make your way through 35 other varieties of sunflowers. From sunrise to sunset frolic the fields and take advantage of the multiple photo opportunities, which include swing sets, the windmill, and portrait frames to capture the perfect shot! New to this year’s festival [...]

Aug 31

Wedding Day in the Sunflowers

By |2018-09-04T02:04:33-07:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Sunflower Festival|Tags: , , , , |

SPECIAL NEWS: We are collaborating with Vancity Officiant 溫哥華婚姻監禮人 for 9 special days at the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival to host wedding packages for happy couples and 10 of their guests to tie the knot among the sunflowers. What You'll Get: 🌻 Each time slot will be 30 minutes long! 🌻 Admission for the couple & up to 10 guests! 🌻 Elopement Ceremony in the sunflowers! 🌻 30 original photos for you to keep! 🌻 Processing paperwork for marriage! Your group is welcome to enjoy the sunflower festival after the [...]

Aug 31

Things You Need to Know About the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

By |2018-08-31T23:21:44-07:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Sunflower Festival, What's On|Tags: , , , |

Cover 📸 credits: Rachel Barkman We are officially open and so excited with the fantastic turn out we've seen at the fields thus far! If you haven't heard of the amazing array of sunflowers we have at the field or all the awesome activities you can experience, keep reading! What to expect...  As you may know, for our first annual Sunflower festival we decided to go all out and plant 17 different varieties to enjoy which means that is over [...]

Aug 23

Follow the BC Sunflower Trail

By |2018-08-23T21:39:12-07:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Sunflower Festival|

Taves Family Farms: This year guests are encouraged to take a hay ride into their newest attraction–The Sunflower Patch! Spanning over a 1/4 acre and pollinated by local bees, these vibrant green and yellow flowers are in full bloom. Did we mention what good timing that was for their opening week of the Applebarn? Campbell's Honey Farm & Meadery: This summer leading into fall, guests can stop by the farm to get a fix for all things honey and then [...]

Aug 23

Come To The Sunflower Festival

By |2018-08-23T21:22:17-07:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Sunflower Festival, What's On|Tags: , , |

  The time is finally here and the Sunflower Festival upon us! On-leash pets will also be welcome, with a dedicated drinking area and complimentary pick-up bags on-site.  Please keep in mind dogs are allergic to Hops. Please keep your dogs away from the Hop fields which are located separately from the sunflowers. What You Need to Know Attractions include: a one-acre show garden with 15 varieties of sunflowers three-acres filled with giant sunflowers one-acre of traditional orange and yellow [...]