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Fields of sunflowers the perfect backdrop for your selfie indulgence

“I am working with the enthusiasm of a man from Marseilles eating bouillabaisse, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to you because I am busy painting huge sunflowers.”    Vincent Van Gogh

 

No other flower commands the attention like a sunflower.

A massive bloom balanced precariously atop a stock that really looks quite insufficient to do the job. It’s burgeoning flower hosting a colony of seeds, each one destined to mimic and replicate the mother plant.

Rising skyward and dwarfing all others, the sunflower perks up at sunrise and follows the sun across the sky, finally bowing good tidings as the warm orb dips below the horizon.

And like Van Gogh, we arrive at a field of sunflowers with excitement and glee – an opportunity to capture the majestic beasts in all their glory – and, perchance, the opportunity to create a selfie for the ages.

Budding photographers and influencers take note – York Region is home to four magnificent sunflower fields – there’s sure to be one near you.

Enjoy the experience and frolic through the fields – unleash your inner creative and be like Vincent.

Sunflower Fields of Markham

Address: 10378 ON-48, Markham

Website: https://sunflowerfieldsofmarkham.ca/

Phone number: 416-859-6159

Admission: Adults- $10 | Youth $5 (Tickets can be purchased at gate upon arrival)

Hours: **Final week of Sunflower Bloom for 2022:

Tuesday August 9 – Thursday August 11: Open 9am – 6pm

Friday August 12 – Saturday August 13: Open 9am – 8pm

Sunday August 14: Open 9am – 5pm (Last day for the season)

Sunrise Cedar Valley Farm

Address: 16688 Kennedy Rd, Newmarket 

Website: https://www.instagram.com/sunrisesunflowerfarm/

Phone number: 416-219-7993

Admission: Regular: $10 | Kids 4-9 years: $7 | Kids 3 and under: Free

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 7pm

Robintide Farms Sunflower Walk

Address: 2720 King-Vaughan Road, King City

Website: https://robintidefarms.com/cut-flowers/

Phone number: 647-988-2720

Admission: $5.25 + HST per person (Children under 3 are free)

Hours:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 6pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9am – 5pm

Round the Bend Farm

Address: 16225 Jane Street, Kettleby

Website: https://roundthebendfarm.com/blog/summer-at-the-farm/

Phone number: 905-727-0023

Admission: $11 + tax per person (children under 23 months old are free)

Hours:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 6pm

Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm

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