Sunflower pictures are still huge online.  The Sunflowers of Sanborn are reopening today and they've got brand new hours for 2023.

Looking for a backdrop for some pretty incredible pictures?  Whether it's family pictures, senior pictures, engagement or baby photos, sunflower fields are a perfect background for them.  The colors are amazing and if you get there at the right time of day, the sunsets can be pretty spectacular too.

There are tons of places in WNY for your sunflower pictures

At this point, there are a bunch of places that have jumped on the trend of sunflower pictures.  There are a couple in Eden, New York.  There is "The Hill" at the corner of East Eden Road and North Boston in East Eden.  There is Hoelscher's Sunflower Field which is also on North Boston Road.  And there's the OG, the original place where Western New Yorkers flocked to get their sunflower pictures taken, The Sunflowers of Sanborn.

Where is The Sunflowers of Sanborn?

The Sunflowers of Sanborn is a field at 3311 Saunders-Settlement Road on the corner of Baer Road and Saunders-Settlement Road.  It's right in Sanborn, New York in Niagara County.

When do they open?

The Sunflowers of Sanborn are open as of today (8/3).

What are the hours available for the Sunflowers of Sanborn?

They've got new hours this year.  If you'd like to visit, they will be open Thursday - Mondays from 11 am-8 pm (weather permitting). They will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Can you pick the flowers there?

It's very important that you respect the rules of each of these sunflower fields.  They're all different.  Some will offer to let you pick the flowers, others do not.  Some have fees for professional photographers.

Sunflowers of Sanborn does have a field for U-Pick flowers that offers more than 18 varieties and 100,000 sunflowers for you to choose from.

Of course, it is important that you park in designated areas, do not litter while you are there, and do what you can to keep the area beautiful for others to visit.

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