SAN JUAN ISLAND LAVENDER FESTIVAL
Saturday - Sunday
July 21-22, 2018
10am-5pm • Free Admission
Co-Sponsored by the
San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce
Check out photo highlights from last year's festival.
Tours and exhibits survey the entire process - from field to finished product. The fields are open for strolling, relaxing and breathtaking photo ops.
Self-guided touring available all day
Docent Tour at 1pm (both days)
The Cutting Field is open for visitors to harvest their own bouquets of certified organic lavender from the many varieties in bloom.
HEAR LAVENDERDemonstration Schedule
Demonstrations cover topics from lavender cultivation and essential oil distillation to cooking with lavender and lavender's many everyday uses.
Cooking with Lavender at 10:30am
Cultivation of Lavender at 12pm
Lavender Herbal Wreath Workshop at 1:30pm (details below)
Essential Oil Distillation at 2pm
Lavender in Everyday Life - history & uses at 3:30pm
TOUCH LAVENDERLavender Herbal Wreath Workshop
The Craft Tent is open all day long in the fields for adults and children to make beautiful wands, crowns, aromatherapy animals, wreaths, and more. Be sure to enter the coloring contest, lavender scavenger hunt and get your face painted with lavender!
Taught by one of our own talented artisans, you'll create your own 16" large herbal wreath with organic lavender and other island-grown herbs and learn how to tie our beautiful Pelindaba Lavender bows. Lavender refreshments will be served during the workshop.
1:30pm - Saturday and Sunday
Space is limited and inclusive cost is $40. Please reserve your seat by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
TASTE LAVENDERFarm to Table Dinner in the Blooming Fields
Our Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Iced Tea and Coffee are always big hits - not to mention our Lavender Cookies! Island-style picnic lunches and local libations from our San Juan Islands wineries and distilleries will be available to benefit our great agricultural partner Island Grown in the San Juans all day long in the fields. Be sure to top off your picnic with our ever-popular Lavender Ice Cream (gluten-free & dairy-free flavors available)!
The festival weekend will kick-off with a Farm to Table Dinner in benefit of SAFE San Juans in the blooming fields. Coho Restaurant’s Chef Tim will feature the flavors of the summer season, drawing ingredients from local San Juan Island farms with a touch of culinary lavender from the surrounding fields. We hope you'll join us for a garden tour before a delicious dinner, inspiring conversation and beautiful sunset vistas on Friday evening, July 20th, 2018.
Tickets may be purchased at Coho Restaurant at 360-378-6330.
Seating is limited, so don't delay.
We'll be joined by many local artists who will have their work on display and for sale in the fields. Local musicians will be serenading us throughout the day and Lavendera Massage will be providing relaxing treatments amongst the flowers.
Trevor & Sylvie - 10am - 12pm
Katura Marimba (Sat) | Kubutana Marimba (Sun) 12pm - 2:30pm
Trevor & Sylvie - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Katura Marimba (Sat) | Kubutana Marimba (Sun) 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Be sure to bring your sunscreen, camera and dancing shoes!
Parking and Admission are FREE.
Pets and smoking are welcome in the grounds outside of our organically certified fields.
We look forward to seeing you at the festival!
If you are having trouble finding accommodations on San Juan Island you can stay in Anacortes and walk on the ferry. There are several taxi and shuttle options located at the ferry landing in Friday Harbor for transportation out to the festival.