The Lavender Festival
MAY 6 - JULY 31, 2022*
10 AM - 6 PM
*The lavender fields are closed Tuesdays.
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10600 Highland Springs Avenue, Cherry Valley, California 92223

Celebrate the blooming of our organic lavender

Each summer, 123 Farm at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn celebrates the beginning of lavender harvest season by hosting the annual Lavender Festival. Visitors of all ages are invited to stroll through the winding paths of organic lavender fields, participate in guided tours in horse-drawn hay wagons, learn how lavender essential oil is extracted, taste lavender-inspired dishes and enjoy live music.

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A horse-drawn wagon tour in a field of lavender.

Taste lavender

The organic herbs grown at 123 Farm are featured prominently throughout the family-friendly festival through various refreshing lavender-inspired favorites such as lavender lemonade and lavender ice cream.  The organic marketplace showcases specialty items many of them made with lavender as, for example, honey, balsamic vinegar, essential oils, fresh bouquets, plants and even lavender-stuffed toys.

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Bundles of purple lavender bouquets.

Lavender Distillation Demo

Join our farmer for a demonstration on distilling lavender to extract essential oils. The talk will cover the organic practices of our farm and discuss about our future plans. The demonstration lasts about one hour. Distillation demonstrations at:
Friday to Sunday 11 am and 3 pm
Monday to Thursday 3 pm

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A demonstration of lavender essential oil being distilled.

Things to do at the Lavender Festival

Wander the 20 acres of our organic lavender fields and view our sample garden which is the home of more than 90 varieties of lavender. We grow primarily three varieties of lavender - Provence, Angustifolia & Munstead - which we used in our own aromatherapy products, for floral arrangements and in the kitchen. Remember to bring your camera and feel free to take as many photos as you like, but please do not pick the lavender.

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Taste Lavender

All our food items are created from top quality ingredients, including produce from local farms, organic flour,  sugar and dairy. We also feature organic lavender from our farm in our dishes and drinks.

Lavender goods displayed on a table.

Shop Lavender

Over 40 aromatherapy products made with lavender from our fields are for sale at the Organic Marketplace. These include lavender teas, lotions and essential oils and lavender-filled toys.View products on ouronline store

A photo of lavender wands.

Craft Lavender

Create your own lavender wand to gift to a friend or to decorate your home with! Each participant will make their own lavender wand to take home using the lavender that was freshly harvested from 123 Farm.

Current Lavender Fields Bloom

Updated July 27, 2022
Main lavender fields: Vera lavender has mostly been harvested, smaller fields have not been harvested for photo ops. Provence and Munstead are past bloom and have been harvested. If planning your visit for next year, the ideal time to visit to see most lavender in bloom is in mid-June.
*Please note: as a working organic farm we will be continuously harvesting the lavender that is currently in bloom throughout the lavender season. The lavender is used in our bath, beauty and culinary products that we sell on the farm and use for our kitchen.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is admission?
Do you charge parking?
Can I bring my small dog?
Are all activities open on a weekday?
Do you have rooms to stay on the ranch?

Click below to visit the FAQ section for answers to the above questions.

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Lavender Care Instructions

During the Lavender Festival, we sell lavender plants propagated from our own organic lavender. Learn how to care for your specific lavender plant by clicking the link below.

GROWING LAVENDER

Operating Hours

Although the Lavender Festival is open six days a week (closed Tuesdays), certain shops and activities may not be available every day. Click on the link below to view specific hours for the day of your visit.

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Contact the Lavender Farm

Please fill out the form below with any questions or comments that you have. The hotel rooms are not currently open and will not be offered to guests during the Lavender Festival. Private photo sessions are available on Tuesdays for a fee. Peak lavender bloom is typically in the middle of June.

123 Farm
10600 Highland Springs Ave.
Cherry Valley, CA 92223

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Upcoming Events at 123 Farm

With a variety of events and festivals taking place on the farm, we invite you to some of our other upcoming events. Please note most events have an admission or parking fee. We highly recommend purchasing an annual membership for free admission, free parking and additional perks.

A century old olive grove lit up with string lights wrapped around branches.

Lavender Nights

An installation of over 400,000 lights in our lavender fields and farm. Free admission.

Sept 1-Oct 23, 2022
Thursdays-Sundays

A field of lavender at night with lights illuminating each row.

Christmas at 123 Farm

Enjoy festive food and drinks while walking through our Christmas village while taking in the holiday lights around our farm!

November 4-January 8, 2023

A lady sampling ancient grain sourdough bread to customers.

Sourdough Festival

Sample different types of foods made with organic sourdough. Join a workshop on fermentation. Free admission.

February 18-March 19, 2023

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