Aug 31

Wedding Day in the Sunflowers

By | 2018-09-04T02:04:33+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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 30

The Perfect Place To Bring The Pups

By | 2018-08-30T23:29:25+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at the Sunflower Festival, we welcome all walks of life... including your furry friends! We often get asked, "are pets allowed?" The simple answer is, yes - we love dogs! We’re big pet people. And we always set up a doggie drink station near the bathrooms. We only ask that you keep your four-legged friend on a leash and please pick up after them, as we don’t want to make a mess for others to step in. 📸 Credits: [...]

Aug 23

Come To The Sunflower Festival

By | 2018-08-23T21:22:17+00:00 August 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 [...]

Aug 8

History of the Sunflower

By | 2018-08-22T01:04:48+00:00 August 8th, 2018|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 8

Summer Is For Sunflowers!

By | 2018-08-22T01:11:46+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Sunflower Festival|Tags: , , , |

Long, hot summer days are better when drenched in a bright sunny glow. It is no surprise that the trademark images of summer are bound to be blooming with one cheery and warm flower across the Fraser Valley and beyond known as the Sunflower. Just as Tulips represent spring, these large happy flowers are often associated with summer, as this is when they grow best. Due to the fact we see a lot less rainfall, sunflowers contain long roots so [...]