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 [...]

Aug 4

The 2019 Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

By |2019-08-10T20:54:30-07:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is back! Now in its second year, the festival is running from August 1st to September 15th, 2019. Last year’s inaugural festival was a tremendous success, with several thousand people attending. Social media lit up with countless sunflower photos, showcasing the sunflowers in all their ravishing glory. So, what can you expect for Vancouver's favourite sunflower festival’s second year? Sunflowers A single sunflower itself is a delight to see, but thousands of sunflowers— stretching for acres— [...]

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 [...]

Aug 3

The Fraser Valley Sunflower Trail

By |2019-08-21T16:48:38-07:00August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Pack your camera bag! The Fraser Valley Sunflower Trail is back in BC's Fraser Valley. Bursting with vibrant yellows and hues of orange the happiest of flowers are back to brighten your day again this summer. Get ready to stroll through endless rows of cheer-worthy blooms that will leave you simply in awe. Are you ready to experience the sunniest of seasons? From itty-bitty palm-sized to sky-soaring Mammoths, the Fraser Valley is your go-to place this summer to get your [...]

Aug 1

Metro Vancouver Media Event – Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

By |2019-08-10T20:58:06-07:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday we hosted our Metro Vancouver Media Familiarization Day that went off without a hitch! We’d like to thank everyone involved, and all who attended. We worked with numerous local businesses to pull it all together: Event Organized by Serena PR Event Support by Tourism Chilliwack Photos and Event Support by Connect Media Charcuterie and Veggie Platters by Curly Kale Eatery Wine by Whispering Horse Winery Beer by Old Yale Brewing Bouquet Making by Minter Gardening Poutine and Lemonade by Big Red's Poutine Cupcakes and Cookies by Cabin Fever [...]

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 [...]

Apr 30

48 Varieties of Dahlias Coming to the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

By |2019-08-10T20:57:38-07:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is gearing up for our 2019 festival and we're excited to announce some exciting additions we are preparing for our visitors. This year we will be adding a massive field with 48 varieties of ... wait for it... DAHLIAS! This giant display of colour will create a whole new attraction to our festival.  Why Dahlias? ... Have you seen them? Stroll down paths between the massive rows of these spectacular flowers and enjoy our photo-ops along the [...]