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Have a ROARING Good Time at the Sunflower Maze!

Imagine where the Sunflower Maze will lead YOU!

Tiger CubsThis year's Sunflower Maze celebrates two new Amur tiger cubs, Reka and Zeya, which were born this past autumn at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has a proud history of over 90 years as Connecticut’s only Zoo. It is committed to the preservation of endangered animals and are actively developing strategies that will protect species and preserve their wild habitats.

CT's Beardsley ZooCome out and get lost in the maze and learn more about the animals at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. It's a wonderfully wild experience for children and adults alike. More than 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers surround you in a 360-degree environment. Get lost in this 2.5-acre maze as yellow finches and beautiful butterflies fly around.  

Open Daily 9am-5pm beginning July 28th.


$1 of each admission is donated to the Connecticut Children's Medical Center Pediatric Cancer Unit. Over the past decade years, you've helped us donate $93,527 to CT Children's.


Meet Daniel Tiger at Connecticut Public Kids' Day CT Public Kids

Saturday, July 28th*, 10am-4pm

It's Connecticut Public Kids Day at Lyman Orchards!

Daniel Tiger

Come meet PBS Kids' biggest star, Daniel Tiger, when he meets his fans at the Apple Barrel Farm market!

The team from Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo will be on hand with some special guests that you'll be able to meet up close. Free Facepainting, Crafts and more! Enjoy lots of fun activities for the whole family!

*Rain Date: July 29th

When you come to the farm, plan on spending the day picking fresh fruit where it grows including blueberries, peaches and more. Then Pick Your Own favorites in the Apple Barrel farm market, with special treats like apple cider donuts, award-winning pies, seasonal sandwiches and more!

Check out aerial footage from last year's Sunflower Maze!

Daniel Tiger is used with permission by The Fred Rogers Company.

Location: Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze

Directions: Get Directions

Connecticut's Original Sunflower Maze Opens July 28th!

Admission: $10 
$5 for ages 4-12
Free for Children 3 and under

Save money with your Big Y Coins/Card!

 Big Y Savings

One Silver Coin Per Ticket.
Liimit Five Tickets Per Silver Card or Gold Coin.
Tickets must be purchased at the Sunflower Maze and coins must be surrendered. 

Group Pricing!

The Sunflower Maze is a fun and unique venue for group visits, corporate events and team-building opportunities. Ask about our food and maze packages! For more information, email or call 860.349.6041.


The Sunflower Maze is made possible by

CT Public Kids        Big Y 

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