Flower Fields open for season

CARLSBAD — The Flower Fields of Carlsbad, at 5704 Paseo Del Norte, are now open, with 50 acres of multi-colored ranunculus from March 14 and May 12. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (888) 695-0888. Cost is $11 for adults, $10 for seniors 60-plus, $6 for children 3 to 10 with children 2 and under free.Wagon rides are $5 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 10. Although the flowers have been slow to bloom due to weather conditions, the colors are expected to be more intense than ever.

The Flower Fields also hold weddings at the Paul Ecke Jr. Barn, offering the bride and groom 3,240 square feet of space for receptions, accommodating up to 200 people.

For more information, call (760) 930-9123, ext. 118 or

Upcoming events being celebrated at the Flower Fields include:

— April 7, Kid’s Day

— April 13, Bluegrass Day

— April 14, Zydeco Day

— April 20, Jazz Day

— April 21, Canon Macro Photography Workshop

— April 27, Blues Day

— April 27, Red Hat Ladies’ Day and Style Show