Wednesday, July 29, 2015

2015 Lavender Festival

14th Annual Lavender Festival

July 18-19, 2015 at Pelindaba Lavender Farm

 

Lavender Festival At Pelindaba Lavender Farm
A wonderful weekend was had by all at our 14th Annual San Juan Island Lavender Festival! The sun was shining brightly over the fields. In fact, it was quite hot! The lavender loves the heat and many a lavender ice cream and ice cold lavender lemonade were enjoyed by the rest of us.

Lavender Crafts at the Lavender Festival

Making lavender crafts at Pelindaba Lavender Farm
Many beautiful lavender crafts were made in the craft tent and it was so hot the crayons for the
lavender coloring contest started melting!

Lavender Face Painting at the Lavender Festival
There was lots for kids to do as well...face painting, coloring contest and lavender treasure hunting!
San Juan Island Lavender Festival at Pelindaba lavender farm

San Juan Island Lavender Festival at Pelindaba lavender farm
The Cutting Field was open for visitors to harvest their own bouquets of certified organic lavender from the many varieties in bloom. Oh, the sweet fragrances!
Lavender Festival
 Lavender fairies frolicked through the blooming lavender fields. 

San Juan Island Lavender Festival at Pelindaba Lavender Farm
The views were lovely in every direction!

Lavender Ice Cream at the lavender festival
It was hot! Lots of lavender ice cream and ice cold lavender lemonade were consumed all weekend long.

Lavender Festival at Pelindaba Lavender Farm on San Juan Island
There was much to learn about lavender at the lavender cooking, distillation, cultivation and uses demos. 

Relaxing in the lavender fields
Relaxation at its finest - massages in fields of blooming lavender!

Music in the lavender fields
Kubatana Marimba provided a joyful soundtrack to the festivities throughout the weekend.

Lavender Festival at Pelindaba Lavender Farm
It was great fun seeing lots of long-time friends and many new faces at the festival this year.
Thank you for joining us!

See you at the festival next year!