Sunflower Festival

According to Ohio Magazine, the Sunflower Festival at Gorman Heritage Farm is one of the best events in the state! With acres of golden sunflowers, pumpkins for picking and launching, hayrides, live music and delicious food, there's sure to be something for everybody. Come celebrate fall in Ohio at its very finest!


Stroll through fields of golden sunflowers while collecting some to take home, pick your favorite pumpkin to launch, take on a hay ride and visit with the animals at Gorman Heritage Farm’s Sunflower Festival. Enjoy delicious food from local food trucks and music and crafts from local artisans all while exploring the beautiful living history of a working farm, founded in 1835.

This annual celebration of the fall harvest is a local favorite, receiving recognition as one of the best events in the state according to Ohio Magazine. Join us for Gorman Heritage Farm’s 12th Annual Sunflower Festival. There’s something for everyone at the Farm!

Date: October 3 & 4, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Adults $8
Kids (ages 3-17) $5.
Kids 2 and under are free.

Free activities both days include: corn maze, hay rides (11am-3pm), face painting, miniature horse carriage rides (10am-12pm) and mule drawn carriage rides (11am-3pm). You can also test your skill at our pumpkin fling ($1 each.10am-3pm), take home sunflowers from our fields ($1 each or 12 for $10), buy pumpkins ($5 medium, $7 large) as well as visit our many vendors and food trucks!

Both days: McAllisters Deli, Quite Frankly Gourmet Hotdogs, Sugar Snap Sweet Treats
Saturday only: Cuban Pete, Bistro de Mohr
Sunday only: Harvest Mobile, Waffo

Vendors: Grandola Granola, Censudi, Simple Resilience, Elegant Entertaining, Dani Scott Hats, Origami Owl Jewelry, Recyclabowls, Blue Oven Bakery, Gorman Heritage Farm Shop

Nonprofits: Soup Cycle, The Millcreek Watershed Council, Gabriel's Place, Clifton Market

Saturday:  Can't Stop Cloggers (10:30am)
Mint Leopard (12 pm - 2 pm)
Pineridge Partners (2 pm - 4 pm)
Sunday:   Al & Friends (12 pm - 2 pm)
Green Key Band (2 pm - 4 pm)
Kings Island's Halloween Haunt Hearse

Thanks to our sponsors:
Platinum: McAllisters Deli,
Silver: TriHealth Evendale, KMK Law
Supporting: Evendale Chamber of Commerce, R.G. McGraw Insurance, Fifth Third Bank

The highlight of the weekend is sure to be our sunflower field. Enjoy spectacular views while strolling through an ocean of golden sunflowers. Don't forget to cut a bouquet to beautify your own home as well. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy the field of golden sunshine!

Autumn is the season for pumpkins, and here at the Farm we have plenty. Feel free to walk through our pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin, just in time for Halloween. We have pumpkins large and small, and some great photo spots right in the patch!

Nothing says fall like a hayride through the Sunflower Fields. Open to all ages, children and adults alike will love taking a ride to the sunflower fields and pumpkin patch on one of our hay wagons! Catch the right wagon, and you'll get a ride from our mules, Jim and George!

Stay tuned... more to come!