Where can I stay?
Susannah’s Watch B&B is on the Dixon Family Farm – Sold out for this event. Additional overnight accommodations are available at the Inn at Leonardtown
How do I sign up for the “Lavender Days Extras?”
Schedule a professional photoshoot in the Lavender with LB Photography
Flower Crown Making Workshop – Link coming soon
Bouquet Making Workshop by Sunnyside Florals -Link coming soon
Tie-Dye T-shirt Workshop by Southern Maryland Entertainment, Link coming soon
U-Cut Flower Bouquet – available for purchase on the farm
U-Cut Lavender Bouquet – available for purchase on the farm
Pre-Order Boxed Lunch (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, and other special dietary requests available)
What varieties of Lavender grow on your farm? We grow both English & French cultivars. The varieties growing in the fields are: Grosso, Gross Bleu, Provence, Phenomenal, Sensational, Richard Gray, and Bridget Chloe.
Can I bring pets?
We love pets too – but we do not allow pets for public events on the farm. If you would like to schedule a private photo shoot with a professional photographer with your pet on a leash, we do allow that. Please send us an email and we will be happy to answer any additional pet questions.
Can I bring food or drinks?
Bottled water is encouraged, and may be brought into the event. Other outside food or drinks are not permitted for this event.
Can I bring pop-up tents?
We have some very windy days on the farm occasionally. Pop up tents are not allowed.
Can I bring a stroller?
Strollers are permitted on the farm road, and grass areas, but not in the lavender, wildflower, or cut flower fields.
Can I pick lavender?
Lavender cutting/picking is not included in the ticket price. U-Cut Lavender is available for purchase on the farm, we provide you with a bucket and clipper for $35. Lavender bundles will also be available for purchase.
What should I bring?
We recommend guests wear appropriate footwear (closed toe shoes) bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, hats, and sunglasses. Guests are also welcome to bring lawn chairs, and picnic blankets. We recommend not wearing any fragrances, or brightly colored florals. There are beehives on the farm, and bumblebees in the lavender, and if you look and smell like a flower they will find you irresistible.
Can I visit the lavender field on a different day than the festival?
Our farm is not open the the public. We do have U-Cut Sundays during the summer months, and will announce those days on our website, and our Instagram page.
Where do I park?
As a waterfront farm, we work with the State of maryland to protect our beautiful shorelines. These efforts result in gorgeous views, but limited parking. We think you’ll agree.
Free ample parking is available at the Hollywood Fire Department located at 24801 MD 235 in Hollywood, MD.
A free trolley shuttle will run continuously between the farm and the free parking both days beginning at 11 am until 6pm.
A limited number of on-site parking spaces are available, first come, first served for $25 by advance purchase only.
Parking rules will be strictly enforced. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any exceptions including passenger drop-off.
Our 6-passenger golf cart and driver will be happy to transport guests who may need a lift getting around the farm.
Will there be alcohol available for purchase?
We have some excellent options available for purchase at our beautiful outdoor cocktail lounge.
- Tobacco Barn Distillery Bourbon Bar
- Port of Leonardtown will be pouring award winning Maryland wines at the Wine Bar
- Bar Hill will be serving up some delicious gin cocktails at the Gin Bar on Sunday.
What is the cost of admission?
Tickets are $35 each, and are good for one person for one day. Kids 3 and under are free. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the Event.
Are checks and credit cards accepted? (ATM?)
Tickets can be purchased online with a credit or debit card. Vendors on site at the event will be accepting cash, credit, or debit cards. There is no ATM at the event.
Where can I find a schedule of events?
A schedule of events will be published on this website by the end of April, 2023.
Can I leave the event a re-gain entrance?
You will be issued a wristband upon arrival. The wristband will give you the ability to leave and come back later that same day.
Does the event run rain or shine?
The Lavender Days Festival will take place on June 24th and 25th, 2023 regardless of the weather conditions. We recommend bringing appropriate gear for predicted weather.
Are there restrooms on the property?
There will be two luxury restroom trailers at the event. One trailer has ramp for easy access for guests with wheelchairs, walkers, or have trouble with steps. There will also be 4 portable restrooms available.
Is the Lavender Festival handicap accessible?
The farm fields are not handicap accessible. The festival is a farm event and is spread over several acres of land with varying terrain including gravel, uneven ground, and grass.
Is the event outdoors? Is there shade/AC?
The entire event will be held outdoors. Shaded areas include umbrellas, our Timber Pavilion, as well tented areas. You may also bring your own handheld umbrella. There will not be any air conditioning at the festival.
How can I become a vendor?
Send an email to email@example.com with a list of products or services that you wish to sell. If space is available you will be sent the application.
What can I expect from my Lavender Festival experience?
The lavender festival will provide for a relaxing, stress free day to enjoy the beautiful purple haze of the fragrant lavender and colorful flower fields. Carefully selected vendors offering a wide variety of locally crafted art, home decor, jewelry, tasty baked treats, ice cream, lavender lemonade, artisan soaps, and of course our own line of farm made lavender products. There will be a petting zoo for the kids, face painting, live music from local bands, and several extras available for purchase to make your day on the farm one to remember.
What type of ID is required?
A valid government-issued ID is required for all guests over the age of 21 wishing to consume alcoholic beverages from our vendors.
Are tickets available at the entrance?
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets will NOT be available at the gate.
I bought a ticket for Sunday can I use it Saturday?
Tickets are only valid on the day shown on the ticket.
Is the event family friendly?
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times for their safety. If children are observed running freely without adult supervision, you will be asked to leave the property. We want all of our guests to have a fun, relaxing, and safe farm experience.
What kind of food is available?
There are pre-order boxed lunches and charcuterie boxes available, as well as a selection of food trucks scheduled for the event both Saturday and Sunday.
Is there live music?
- Saturday: The GrooveSpan Trio will be playing (times TBD)
- Sunday: Beach Bumz will be playing some Jimmy Buffet followed by The Groove Span Trio in the late afternoon. (times TBD)
Can we take family photos in the lavender field?
Yes! Please feel free to snap some photos in the areas of the lavender fields designated for family photos. We have a restricted area for in the lavender for our on-site professional photographer. Please be mindful of the signs, and keep the professional photography area clear.