If you’re coming to the Sequim Lavender Festival . . .

THE 12TH ANNUAL Lavender Festival runs today through Sunday in and around Sequim, which is trademarked as the Lavender Capital of North America.

The Street Fair is free, and runs from  9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on Fir Street between Sequim and Third Avenues.

Admission to the eight lavender farms on the festival tour requires a $15 button, available at the Street Fair, Kitsap Bank branches in Port Townsend, Port Angeles and Sequim and many other locations. Children under 12 years old area admitted free of charge.

For complete information about the many festival events, visit www.LavenderFestival.com or phone 877-681-3035.

Free parking is available in Sequim at the QFC lot, 990 E. Washington St., and at the JC Penney lot, 609 W. Washington St.

The farms on the festival tour also have parking, but visitors are invited to use the free buses departing throughout all three days from the street fair.

The farms on the festival tour are:

  • Lost Mountain Lavender, 1541 Taylor Cutoff Road, 360-681-2782.

  • Angel Farm, 5883 Old Olympic Highway, 360-681-0348.

  • Olympic Lavender Farm, 1432 Marine Drive, 360-683-4475.

  • Jardin du Soleil Lavender, 3932 Sequim-Dungeness Way, 360-582-1185.

  • Port Williams Lavender, 1442 Port Williams Road, 360-582-9196.

  • Purple Haze Lavender Farm, 180 Bell Bottom Road, 888-852-6560.

  • Cedarbrook Lavender & Herb Farm, 1345 S. Sequim Ave., 360-683-7733.

  • Sunshine Herb & Lavender Farm, 274154 U.S. Highway 101, 360-683-6453.

    Several other small lavender farms are open in addition to the festival-tour farms. They include:

  • The Lavender Connection, 1141 Cays Road, 360-681-6055.

  • Nelson’s Duck Pond & Lavender Farm, 73 Humble Hill Road (off Hooker Road), 681-7727.

  • Martha Lane Lavender, 371 Martha Lane, 360-582-9355.

  • Oliver’s Lavender Farm, 82 Cameron Acres Lane, 360-681-3789.
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