Manitoba Sunflower Festival Amble your way to Altona to enjoy the 49th annual Sunflower Festival! "The Sunflower Capital of Canada" has a big blooming bunch of activities for everyone, including a giant parade, pancake breakfast, quilt show, petting zoo, farmer's market, queen pageant, and street dance. Altona is also home to the largest replica of Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers, which was named “The largest painting on an easel” by The Guinness Book of World Records. July 26 to 28, 2013 Altona, Manitoba For more details about the event, visit Altogether Altona.