The Steering Committee is busy planning the 2022 event with necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our attendees, volunteers and vendors. The 2021 Festival was such a huge success that it was decided to keep the event at Riverbend Park in Palisade. There will be more space and plenty of vendors to shop with.
There will be a small admission fee $5 for adults and children over 12. Children under 12 FREE. Included with your admission is FREE entry to all educational seminars and cooking demos. (In the past the seminars were an additional $20 each)
Avoid long lines at the gate and puchase your tickets ahead of time. There will be two sessions of the ever popular Wreath Class which is a paid ticket event of $25 to cover all your materials. A small amount of tickets will be sold at park. Online Tickets SOLD OUT.
To add to your Lavender Weekend experience there will be self-guided private Lavender Farm Tours sponsored by Sage Creations Farm on Friday, A Lavender & Wine Dinner sponsored by Alpine Bank at the lovely Maison La Belle Vie Winery. Saturday evening and finally the Free Open House Farm Tours on Sunday.
Tickets for the Lavender & Wine Dinner here. The Menu is in: Amuse Bouche: Brie, Puff Pastry, Lavender Honey. 1st Course: Mixed Green Boquete, Cucumber roll, carrot ribbon Creamy dill endive boat, lavender crouton. 2nd Course: Pear Gazpacho, Lavender Meringue 3rd Course Cucumber Lemon Granita, Lavender Simple Syrup. 4th Course: Beef Tenderloin, Lavender Compound Butter, Garlic Pomme Puree, Parmesan Crisp, Sweet Pea Smear. 5th Course: Profiterole, lavender cream, Blueberry compote. All paired with local wines.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO MAKE THIS A SUCCESSFUL EVENT. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP, GET FREE ADMISSIOIN AND A FESTIVAL COMMEMORATIVE ITEM PLEASE SIGN UP HERE:
Tours sponsored by: Sage Creations Organic Farm
Choice of three Self-Guided Farm Tours: Visit select farms in the Grand Valley (Palisade) and the North Fork Valley that will have specially designed activities to immerse you in various aspects of lavender. Lunch is included in the tour.
Tickets For Grand Valley Here
Tickets for the North Fork Valley can be purchased Here
Booths, Crafts, Seminars, Wreath Making Class($) and live Music. Bring your chair and enjoy the sounds of the Lincoln Pants Band by the river.
Festival in Riverbend Park from 9am – 4pm. Admission is $5 and all Seminars and Demos are included except for wreath making class. Adults, Children under 12 FREE.
General Admission Tickets purchase here:
Two Wreath Making Classes to be held in the park. 10:30AM and at 2 PM under the craft tent by the Gazebo Bar.
Sorry Online Tickets are sold out. There will be a limited number for each class available in the LAC tent for purchase in the park. Must present ticket.
Join us for a Lavender & Wine Dinner prepared by Chef Kat at the Lovely Maison La Belle Vie Winery in Palisade. The dinner is being sponsored by Alpine Bank. Tickets are on sale now.
FREE Self-guided tours of lavender farms and businesses in the North Fork Valley (Paonia/Hotchkiss) and the Grand Valley (Palisade/Grand Junction).
Lavender Farms will host live demos, tours and more. Include a stop at one of the many Farm Stands and Wineries in both areas. Make a day of it.
Maps will be available at the Lavender Association booth at the park on Saturday.