Discover acres and acres of beautiful sunflowers in bloom from August into September in Howard County, Maryland, only miles from Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Venture out of the city for an outdoor experience with a colorful view that is perfect for spending time with friends, going on a unique first date, or a playful day with family. Sunflowers grow well in the hot humid summers in Maryland's moderate climate. Enjoy harvesting some sunflowers to take home in one of the pick-your-own farms across the county.
Sunflowers of Lisbon
Sunflowers of Lisbon
Sunflowers of Lisbon has two locations to enjoy the beautiful sunflowers! At the Lisbon location in Western Howard County, the fields are open at the end of July and then in the month of October for a fall festival with a corn maze and sunflowers. At the Maple Lawn location, you can find 13 acres of sunflowers, and at the Lisbon location, you can find 11 acres of sunflowers. Both are the largest sunflower fields in Howard County! There are tons of activities for kids at the sunflower fields, including slides, corn pits, hayrides, and cart rides.
Clark's Elioak Farm
Clark's Elioak Farm's sunflowers bloom in a rustic setting among the whimsical attractions from the Enchanted Forest. Walk through the multicolored sunflower fields, and take some home to brighten your day. Enjoy seeing Enchanted Forest Castle in the background and spotting a gingerbread man or two. Visit the petting farm and the farm stand, which features a variety of seasonal produce, fresh meat, and canned goods.
From August 19-September 4, 2023, Clark's Elioak Farm holds the annual Sunflower Showcase. Visit during extended hours until 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20 and August 26-27. You may also see local Plein Air artists painting during these few weeks.
Mary's Land Farm
Enjoy the Sunflower Market at Mary's Land Farm, where you can find six acres and dozens of varieties of sunflowers blooming. Over a dozen varieties of sunflowers are available, ranging from two feet tall to over 12 feet tall. You will also see several different colors and shades of sunflower blooms, from classic summer yellow to orange and deep reds, and even pale yellow to almost white.
Howard County is the perfect rustic, farm-inspired getaway. Whether you are exploring sunflower fields or dining on our farm-to-table cuisine, you can unwind in the peace and quiet of our unfettered farmland that awaits your discovery.