Events & Tickets
Have a special event coming up? Red River Farms is a beautiful location for any event! From weddings, to birthday parties, fundraisers, and even class reunions. Our scenic farm is the perfect place for whatever you are wanting to do. We also host several fun events for the whole family to enjoy throughout the year. Please check back regularly as more events are added.
Sunflower Festival 2023
Thursday, July 6 | 4-8p.m.
Friday, July 7 | 10a.m.-7p.m.
Saturday, July 8 | 10a.m.-7p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much is admission?
A: Admission is $12 per person. Children 4 and under are free.
Q: Are the helicopter rides included in admission?
A: No. Helicopter rides are an additional price. Helistar Aviation is providing helicopter rides during the festival on July 6, 7, & 8, 2023. You will need to go to their tent during the festival to sign their paperwork, and pay their fee. They charge $35 per seat for helicopter rides above the sunflowers.
Q: Are online ticket purchases required to enter? Can I pay at the gate?
A: To ensure a smooth entry process for everyone, online ticket purchases are required. You will not be able to pay at the gate. You may print your ticket, or display your ticket via a mobile device to the gate worker.
Q: What types of payment will you accept for you-pick jars?
A: We will accept cash or card for the you-pick sunflower jars. Pick-your-own sunflowers are $10 per wide mouth mason jar. Fit as many as you can inside the jar!
Q: Will vendors accept cards for payment?
A: Most vendors will accept cash or cards, but it would be a good idea to have some cash on hand just in case some do not accept a card.
Q: Are dogs allowed at the event?
A: Dogs are allowed, as long as they remain on a leash and supervised at all times.
Q: Can I take pictures in the sunflowers?
A: Yes! You may take as many selfies and photos that you wish!
Q: Do photographers have to pay a photography fee?
A: Photographers must pay the $12 admission fee via the online ticket sale link. There will be no other fee other than admission for photographers. Their clients must also pay the $12 per person admission fee by purchasing an online ticket.
Q: How many vendors will be here?
A: 60+ vendors will be here at the farm to shop from on Thursday, July 6, Friday, July 7, and Saturday, July 8, 2023.
Q: Can I come see the sunflowers before the festival?
A: No, we are not allowing any guests or photographers to the field before the festival.
Q: Can I see the sunflowers after the festival?
A: We will have a Sunflower Pickin’ and Pictures event after the festival. This will be for sunflower picking and pictures only. Hayrides will not be available, and no vendors will be present after the festival.
Q: Will there be food to eat there?
A: Yes! We have some wonderful food vendors attending. Come hungry!
Q: Do we have to ride the hayride wagon to the sunflower field?
A: The sunflower field is a good distance from the barn and parking area. To avoid guests being in the roadway of the hayride wagons path, we ask that guests ride the wagon to the field. Please note that NO VEHICLES will be permitted anywhere other than the parking area by the barn. No vehicles will be allowed on the hayride roadway or in the sunflower field for everyone’s safety.
Q: Do you provide the jar to pick sunflowers in?
A: Yes, when you pay the $10 you-pick fee, we will provide a wide mouth mason jar for you to pick as many as you can fit inside the jar.
Q: Are you open all weekend?
A: We are open Thursday, July 6, 2023 from 4-8p.m., Friday, July 7, 2023 from 10a.m.-7p.m. & Saturday, July 8, 2023 from 10a.m.-7p.m.
Q: Will there be handicap parking?
A: Yes, handicap parking will be available as close as possible to the barn. Just have your handicap tag up in your rear view mirror and let the gate workers know you need a handicap space. Handicap spaces do fill up quickly and we will do our best to provide one for you if needed. If one is not available, we will try to park your car as close as possible to handicap parking.