Join in a lavender craft class or hop on a free antique tractor-drawn wagon for a tour around our historic property. Crafts and other activities are for guests of the Lavender Festival only. Please be sure to purchase your admission ticket in addition to your activity registration.
Stop by the petting zoo and say hello to the chickens, bunnies, goats, sheep, pig, mini alpaca, and a mini cow! Free. Petting zoo opens May 27. When opened, the Petting zoo will operate from 10 am to 6 pm (check festival hours page for latest hours).
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. Available beginning June 18. $15 per DIY wand. Admission not included in wand class, must be purchase separately.
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For the ultimate combination of your sense of style and your crafting affinity, you should create a your very own lavender crown. $25 per DIY crown. Available beginning June 18. Admission not included in crown class, must be purchase separately.
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Take a ride through the lavender fields to the 1000-year old oak tree and back. Your friendly tour guide will tell you about the history of the ranch. This free tractor tour lasts 10-15 minutes and is available on a first come basis (free tours subject to change without notice). Weekdays 3-5 pm, Weekends 12-5 pm*.
*Tour guides take a break from 2:40-3:10 pm.
Watch as one of our farmers demonstrates our method of distilling lavender to extract essential oils. Distillation demonstrations at:
Friday to Sunday 11 am and 3 pm
Monday to Thursday 3 pm
Sample lavender-infused teas from 123 Farm and regenerative green teas from Wild Orchard. Purchase sweets made out of tea such as Lavender Earl Grey Ice Cream and our popular iced Lavender Latte (only available at the Tea Room!). Open daily from 10:30am-6 pm.
Decorated to celebrate our Sheep Shearing Festival held every spring, browse through a parade of eight shops, each themed around elements of our farm, and a cafe featuring lavender goodies. Kids can play a game finding hidden lambs in each shop. Retail products can be purchased by bringing a completed order form to the Fulfillment Center. Open 11 am to 5 pm (cafe open on weekends only).
Enjoy live music on the festival lawn Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 12 pm to 2 pm. Live music begins on May 27. View the live music schedule here.
Every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Lavender Festival this year, we are offering a tour of one of the plots of our newly planted vineyards.
Your tour guide will explain about our grape growing venture along with its joys and challenges. Perhaps you will be tempted to try your hand at producing your own homegrown grapes.
To participate in this free tour, please meet in front of the outdoor Food Court by 1 pm (look for the A-frame sign by the menu). We hope you will also join us afterwards to sample our rosé wine in the bar. The Black Bench Wine Bar is open daily from 11 am to 6 pm. The wine bar features fifteen organic wines, Italian sandwiches and our own organic rosé wine.
One of the world's oldest black oak trees, take a photo in front of this 50 ft natural beauty.
Shop handmade goods made using wood from our 1000-year-old tree and olive trees by a local artist. Purchase vintage Highland Springs Resort merchandise and view historical prints from our archives and learn about the history of Highland Springs Ranch & Inn. Open 11 am to 5 pm daily.
Various types of lavender plants for sale (propagated from our lavender). Culinary and beauty products made from our lavender and other florally-inspired gifts. Open 10 am to 6 pm daily.
The UC Master Gardener Program is a public service and outreach program under the University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources. These experts can help you get started growing your very own lavender or troubleshoot any gardening issues you may have.
Join us on this fascinating tour where Master Gardeners guide you through our Indigenous Garden which showcases Native culture and the edible and medicinal plants that grow wild in our area and were historically used by our local tribes. Saturdays and Sundays at 11am. Meet in front of 123 Farm Marketplace.
Permanent vendors housed in our cottage rooms offering handmade and unique gifts. Vendors are in attendance at their own discretion and might not be open every day. Vendors are also located in our century-old olive groves, this area features a rotating list of vendors offering unique gift items.
Purchase organic sourdough bread made using ancient grains (milled fresh daily) using a natural starter (no yeast). Different types of breads may be available on the weekends. Starter available to purchase with instructions on making your own sourdough bread at home. Sample infused olive oils, organic vinegars and infused honeys. Lavender cheese available for purchase. Open daily 10:30am-6pm.
Available for all ages! Come try your hand at making lovely mementos to remember your visit! Friendship bracelets, pompoms, personalized sachets, lavender beeswax candles and more will be available! Lavender crowns and wands will be available after June 18. Crafts include Pom Pom ($5), Wooden Sheep Ornament ($5), Lavender Beeswax Candle ($5), Decorate-Your-Own Lavender Sachet ($5), Friendship Bracelet ($3), Sheep Postcard (Free). Crafts are open 12-5 pm daily (closed Wednesday and Thursday).
Enjoy a game of giant chess, cornhole, giant Jenga and ping pong on the main festival lawn. Free.
Live music begins on May 27 and will be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12-2 pm until the end of the Lavender Festival. Music will be played on the stage on the festival lawn located next to the food court.
May 27-28 - Aaron Copenhaguen
May 29 - Jackson Mankowski
May 30 - Aaron Copenhaguen
June 3-5 - Aaron Copenhaguen
June 10-12 - Aaron Copenhaguen
June 17-19 - Jackson Mankowski
June 24-26 - Jackson Mankowski
July 1-3 - Aaron Copenhaguen
July 8-10 - Aaron Copenhaguen
July 15 - Aaron Copenhaguen
July 16-17 - Know Wonder
July 22 - Aaron Copenhaguen
July 23-24 - Coral Bells
July 29-31 - Aaron Copenhaguen
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.
An installation of over 400,000 lights in our lavender fields and farm. Free admission.
Sept 1-Oct 23, 2022
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
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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