Aug 14

Field Update: August 14th

By |2019-08-14T19:41:36-07:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

This weekend is going to be a perfect time for sunflower and dahlias viewing with over 10 acres in bloom! The next two weeks we will have the most sunflowers to see as Phase 1 and Phase 2 of our sunflowers are starting to overlap their blooming stages. If you have been waiting to see massive amounts of sunflowers blooming then now is the time to visit! Buy your Sunflower Festival tickets online and save! https://chilliwacksunflowerfest.com/tickets/ Check out these popular [...]

Aug 10

Limited Edition Sunflower Beer Now Available

By |2019-08-10T21:46:25-07:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

To celebrate this beautiful Summer season, we've teamed up with our friends at Old Yale Brewing to brew up the ultimate summertime beer. Introducing the Chilliwack Sunflower Saison! Hand-crafted with malted sunflower seeds, this OLB Saison is a celebration of the beautiful fields that Chilliwack has to offer. The earthy and herbal undertones complement the rustic and subtly spicy flavor from the Belgian Saison yeast….YUMM! Experience the sunniest of seasons (or should we say Saisons) with Old Yale Brewing and [...]

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 [...]

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 30

The Perfect Place To Bring The Pups

By |2018-08-30T23:29:25-07:00August 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 |2018-08-23T21:22:17-07:00August 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 [...]

Aug 8

Summer Is For Sunflowers!

By |2018-08-22T01:11:46-07:00August 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 [...]