What You Should Know About the Lavender Festival at Chatfield Farms

Lavender is beginning to bloom in Littleton, Colorado, and it’s almost time to visit Chatfield Farms’ Annual Lavender Festival. With 2,000 plants reaching peak-bloom in mid-July, it’s sure to be a sight to behold, so set your calendars and get your cameras ready.

The lavender gardens will open to the public for this special family-friendly event on Saturday, July 19th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Guests can expect to see two species of lavender and nearly 15 varieties of the flower, with colors ranging from white to deep purple. There will be horticulturists on hand to teach about the fragrant herb, as well as plenty of wonderful and unexpected lavender products made by local artisans for purchase.

Guests must pre-purchase tickets for admission to the event. Members of Denver Botanic Gardens will be first in line, with access to tickets at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 18th. Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, June 21st at 10 a.m. Adult admission is $13, while members, seniors (65+), students, and military can expect to pay $10. Children from 3-15 are $7 and youngsters under the age of 2 will receive free admission.

Barrel train rides are included free of cost for kids up to 15, and families can catch a complimentary hayride around the property to check out the wetlands while in attendance. Live music from Odessa Rose West (9:30-11:30 a.m.), The Denver Dolls (12:30-1:30 p.m.), and Shelvis and the Roustabouts (3-5:30 p.m.) is also included in the admission price. There will be a variety of food, dessert, and drink vendors onsite to suit every palate, so bring an adventurous appetite and try some lavender-inspired delicacies!

Food and craft vendors will accept cash only while at the festival. There will be ATMs available for customers.

Littleton is a great town for people of all ages, with countless events to enjoy, like the Lavender Festival. For seniors looking to stay active and make lifelong friendships, Windermere is the place to reside. This 55+ apartment community is centrally located and provides exceptional and unparalleled amenities for its residents. So stop and smell the lavender, then contact us because your new home awaits.

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