Siouxland Sunflower Festival

**UPDATE: due to weather, the sunflowers are blooming early and Sunflower Festival has changed to September 7th and 8th!**

Sunflower lovers rejoice: Scarecrow Farm in Lawton, Iowa is hosting their first ever Sunflower Festival this September! Here's the scoop on how Siouxland area families and visitors can enjoy this fun event:

When is Sunflower Festival?

NEW DATES: Sunflower Festival 2019 at Scarecrow Farm will be on Saturday 9/7 and Sunday 9/8, and not on Saturday September 14th & Sunday September 15th, 2019 as previously scheduled. The time of the festival is still from 10am to 7pm on both days.

Where is Sunflower Festival?

Sunflower Festival is held at Scarecrow Farm in Lawton, Iowa, about 10 minutes past the Sioux City Menards on Highway 20.

What can you do at Sunflower Festival?

At Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm, there will be a wide variety of fun, including
  • Lots of sunflowers! The center circle of Scarecrow Farm where pumpkins ready to buy are placed during pumpkin season has been taken over as a sunflower field, plus there are several more acres of sunflowers beyond that! Besides enjoying the view and taking photos, you can also buy sunflowers to take home with you. Each ticket includes one free sunflower. 
  • Live music and entertainment 
  • Morning yoga in the sunflower field
  • Pony rides
  • Kid-powered tractor pull
  • New Kakashi Warrior ninja course for kids
  • All of Scarecrow Farm's fun permanent attractions including a giant corn box, bounce pillow, playground, pirate ship, trike track, and more.
  • Food and drink for sale, including turkey legs, root beer floats, chocolate chip cookies, and kettle corn
  • Farm Market open to buy jams, jellies, honey, squash, and other locally produced goodies to take home with you

How to get tickets to Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm

Tickets to Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm are $11.95 (plus tax) for each person 3+. Toddlers and babies who are 2 or younger can attend for free!
You can buy tickets to Sunflower Festival at the door, but if you'd prefer to buy ahead of time, you can buy tickets on the Scarecrow Farm website. Even better, there's a special discount code for tickets bought before September 5th, 2019 (NOTE: early bird discount previously extended through the 13th, but that date has changed in accordance with the festival dates changing). Type in the code "EarlyBird" to get $2 off tickets purchased before that date! 

For more information

To find out more about Sunflower Festival, check out the Scarecrow Farm website or Facebook page. You can also see my Scarecrow Farm post from 2017 to see more of the family-friendly fun you could enjoy there!

More Sunflowers

Want to see even more sunflowers? Here are some great posts from other Midwest bloggers about sunflower festivals across the region:

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