Sunflower Festival 2024

125 Potato Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015
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  • Dates: September 28, 2024 - September 29, 2024
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Meadowbrooke Gourds
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Meadowbrooke Gourd's annual Sunflower Festival is a great way to spend the weekend among our sunflowers! We have planted approximately 50 acres of sunflowers on the farm. Pick as many sunflowers as you would like for free and enjoy a day on the farm with food trucks, sales, artisan craft vendors, and more. 

Can't make it to the Sunflower Festival? Be sure to visit the farm during Sunflower Season (late August through early October). Learn more by clicking here.

Mark your calendars now for a fun-filled day with family and friends on our beautiful farm.

This event is held rain or shine.



Make sure to bring along a vase/bucket and clippers to pick FREE sunflowers! We will have a clipping station and water available, and just in case you forget a vase or clippers, we will have them available for purchase in our store and at the information tent.

Pumpkin Patch

Warehime’s Pumpkin Patch is also just down the road, where you can pick your own pumpkins in many shapes and colors.


Get excellent deals during this awesome Oops Sale! This is the perfect time to stock up on discounted hand-crafted gourds with minor blemishes (or that may have just been retired).

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Stop by the Make Your Own Scarecrow section to build your very own toddler-sized scarecrow. Choose your overalls and shirt, stuff them with straw, and pick out your very own gourd head to complete your scarecrow while supplies last.

Artisan Craft Show

Stroll through the grassy lawn and shop a variety of artisan craft vendors! Each booth will be filled with artisan-made goodies for you to enjoy! Closer to the date of the event, click here to see a list of artisans.

Gift Shop

Visit the 7,000-square-foot Gift Shop on the farm, which is filled with gourds for all seasons, other artisan crafts, gifts, raw hard shell gourds for crafting, food items, and more!


Enjoy local craft beer, cider, and wine from several vendors.

Food Trucks

Enjoy a variety of local food trucks to keep your belly happy while you explore our acres of free sunflowers!

Trolley Rides

Take a trolley ride around the scenic 200-acre farm to see beautiful sights of sunflowers in bloom. The rides take approximately 45 minutes and are $5.00. There is no charge for handheld infants. Be sure to get your tickets before the event, as they tend to sell out.

Live Music

Enjoy live music throughout the day. Local artists of a variety of genres will be sure to entertain throughout the two-day event.