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Live Colorfully with the Family at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California

by Kimberly Inlander

Mar 3, 2023

© The Flower Fields

Destinations / North America

Take in one of the country’s most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty on your next round of family travel by visiting the 55 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California, now open. With a 2023 theme of Live Colorfully, the family will delight at the rows and rows of color-coordinated blooms.


New events this year include the Meditation and Sound Healing Workshop; a Flower Design Workshop; and Toddler and Me Yoga Story Time, themed around plants and flora. Returning programming features an outdoor music series, Tea in the Garden, Flower Flow Yoga, the American Flag of Flowers, Tractor Wagon Rides, Artist Gardens, a Sweet Pea Maze and the Cymbidium Orchid Greenhouse. A schedule of special events boasts Kid’s Day, March 25; the Canon Photography Workshop on April 16; and the perennial favorite Mother’s Day Celebration, May 14.



© The Flower Fields

“Visitors can’t help but smile here,” said Fred Clarke, general manager, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. “We are first and foremost, a sustainable working farm, and each spring The Flower Fields invites our visitors to ‘live colorfully’ via our rainbow of ranunculus. It is our distinct honor to serve as a multi-hued backdrop to so many family trips, romantic dates and even proposals and weddings. We look forward to all the memories in the making that 2023 holds.”


Single-admission tickets cost $23 for adults, $21 for seniors 60 years of age and older and military, and $12 for children ages 3–10. Kids 3 and under are free. Season passes are also available at $48, $44 and $24, respectively.


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