Book Direct For Best Rates

Lavender Festival – July 18 & 19

Festival10.2

Festival10.2The 12th annual Lavender Festival happens at the beautiful Pelindaba fields.Tours and exhibits survey the entire process – from field to finished product. The fields are open for strolling, relaxing and breathtaking photo ops. The Cutting Field is open for visitors to harvest their own bouquets of certified organic lavender from the many varieties in bloom. The Craft Tent is open all day long in the fields for adults and children to make beautiful wands, wreaths, crowns and more. Be sure to enter the coloring contest! The Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Iced Tea and Coffee are always big hits – not to mention their Lavender Cookies! Island-style picnic lunches will be available all day long in the fields.

Be sure to top off your picnic with our ever popular Lavender Ice Cream!

There is plenty to do at the festival:

  • Stroll through our organically certified fields.
  • Explore the Demonstration Garden where they cultivate over 50 different varieties of lavender.
  • Educate yourself at the Visitor Center which features multi-media exhibits covering the history of the farm, lavender cultivation, processing of essential oil, and the many roles that lavender has played in cultures throughout the world. Audio Tours of the farm are also available.
  • Experience the Craft Workshop where you can make your own beautiful lavender crafts.
  • Harvest your own organic lavender bouquets in the Cutting Field.San Juan Island Lavender Festival
  • Select some lavender plants to take home for your own garden from the Nursery.
  • Listen to music wafting through the fields
  • Watch chef demos showing you how to incorporate lavender into uniquely tasty dishes. Anna Maria de Freitas, owner of Coho Restaurant will make an appearance again this year; her demonstrations are always over-the-top, with lots of tasty samples.  Join her at 12:30 and 2 p.m. each day.

Be sure to bring your sunscreen and camera! Please note, pets and smoking are only allowed in the grounds outside of our organically certified fields.

Admission: Free; parking is also free

Date & Time: July 18 & 19, 10am – 5pm

Location: Pelindaba Lavender Farm,

 

Recent Posts

Great Elopement Packages in Washington State

We can’t think of anywhere more romantic or beautiful to get married than the San Juan Islands. If you’re looking for an intimate place to start your new married life, we offer one of the best elopement packages in Washington State. While we’re also happy to help you plan a

Read More »

Pet-Friendly Lodging in the San Juan Islands

If you’re looking for a quiet, relaxing, and beautiful getaway this fall or winter, you’d be hard-pressed to find San Juan Island lodging that beats our luxurious Bed and Breakfast.  More importantly, you don’t have to leave your furry family members behind, because our San Juan Island lodging is pet-friendly!

Read More »

Discover One of the Best Friday Harbor Restaurants

There are many great things about staying at our San Juan Island Bed and Breakfast, not least of which is the opportunity to dine with us at one of the best Friday Harbor Restaurants, Coho.  At Coho Restaurant, you’ll experience firsthand our dedication to food and wine. Dining out is

Read More »
Scroll to Top

Get our Travel Planner to the San Juan Islands.  20+ pages outlining the Best of the Best!