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Event Series: West Virginia Sunflower Festival and Flea Market
West Virginia Sunflower Festival and Flea Market
September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The West Virginia Sunflower Festival takes place the first two weekends in September (Saturday & Sunday 2,3,9,10), featuring a 2+ acre field of breathtaking sunflowers in Alderson, West Virginia.
Please note the sunflower field is open daily by appointment for the entire 3+ weeks while they are blooming, for photography opportunities, however, the actual FESTIVAL is the first two weekends in September (2, 3, 9 & 10) (10 am-4 pm).
New in 2023: Miss West Virginia Sunflower pageant! Details to be released soon by pageant director, Amanda Bowden Wheeler.
The festival is hosted by Sunset Berry Farm, home of the Alderson Strawberry Festival and the sweetest strawberry patch in the state!
Also taking place during the sunflower festival, is a flea market, craft vendors, music, and entertainment for all ages including singer & entertainer Lee Dean/Swinging with Sinatra, Elvis & Johnny Cash (Saturdays only), the state’s largest outdoor bounce pad, enchanted forest fairy garden with a scavenger hunt, tractor-pulled bucking cow ride, an old fashion tree swing, food & more.
Bring your camera for amazing photo opportunities or hire one of our affordable photographers upon arrival to the festival.
The big event is the butterfly release on both Saturdays at 2 p.m. We recommend purchasing tickets ahead of time as we will have a limited supply of butterflies.
If you love sunflowers, food, fun, shopping, and farms, you won’t want to miss the official “West Virginia Sunflower Festival” and flea Market!