The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are nestled on a hillside between the Carlsbad Premium Outlets, a wonderful outdoor shopping mall, and Legoland California.
The Flower Fields may require reservations. Weekends are expected to sell out early.
The best time to visit depends on the rain and bloom, but since they stagger planting some fields, so there is always a good show.
Also consider visiting during one of the Flower Field special events, but come early to beat the crowds! Advance online ticket purchase required.
Most of the flowers are Tecolote Giant Ranunculus, a buttercup flower, planted in rows based upon the color. There are also fields of sunflowers and even blueberries that you can pick.
This American Flag is flowers at the Carlsbad Flower Fields.Carlsbad Flower Fields is a flower ranch in Carlsbad, Cal, that grows Tecolote Giant Ranunculus, a buttercup flower. Each year they harvest 6 - 8 million bulbs to sell, which means in the springtime, Carlsbad and visitors to this northern San Diego county ranch get to enjoy the spectacular flower show.
Address: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: (760) 431-0352
Operating Hours: Open daily from 9 - 6 during spring season - March 1st through May 14 2023.
Directions to Flower Fields Carlsbad: see below | Google Map
Parking: Free parking
Ticket Prices: Approximately $23.00 adults, Senior 60+ $21.00, children 3 - 10 $12.00, 2 and under free. Price varies depending on the date.
Season passes are available for $48.00 adults, Senior 60+ $44.00, children 3 - 10 $24.00.
Food: Bring a picnic lunch, or visit one of the nearby restaurants for lunch (Karl Strauss Brewery, Canyons Restaurant at the Carlsbad Golf Course), Rubio's Fresh Mex Mexican Restaurant at the outlet mall next door. No alcohol allowed on premises.
Handicap Access - Limited handicap parking. Pathway along the bottom accommodates wheelchairs and offers great views and access to some additional gardens.
Official website for The Flower Fields at Carlsbad: www.theflowerfields.com.
Picnic & Flowers - Luxury picnic and breathtaking ocean views, surrounded by millions of ranunculus flowers.
Arts and Photography Workshops - Improve your art and photography skills set in this lovely backdrop.
Sunset Wine Tasting and Music - Free concert with paid admission.
Tea in the Garden - Reserve your spot. Tickets are limited.
Girl Scout Days - Earn your Flowers Field badge. Advance reservations required.
Mother’s Day Celebration at the Flower Fields - May 14 2023 from 9 AM to 6 PM. Visit the spectacular 50 acres of Flower Fields overlooking the Carlsbad, California coastline on this special day – Mother’s Day. For more information about Mothers Day at Flower Fields in Carlsbad see www.theflowerfields.com.
Note: There are additional events on their website event calendar.
Directions from San Diego to Carlsbad Flower Fields - North on Interstate 5 to Carlsbad, east on Palomar Airport Road. Go one block to Paseo Del Norte and turn left. Make an immediate right into the Flower Field parking lot.
Directions from Inland Empire and East San Diego County to Carlsbad Flower Field - Take Interstate 15 to Highway 78 West, go south on Interstate 5, then east on Palomar Airport Road. Turn left on Paseo Del Norte and an immediate right into the parking lot.
Directions from Los Angeles and Orange County to Flower Fields Carlsbad - Head south on Interstate 5 to Palomar Airport Road exit. Turn east on Palomar Airport Road, left on Paseo Del Norte, and make an immediate right into the parking lot.
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