The Blanco Chamber of Commerce will host the 12th Annual Blanco Lavender Festival on June 9 - 11, 2017. The lavender blooming season generally runs May through July.
The town of Blanco is located on the banks of the beautiful Blanco River. Visitors can come for the weekend and find traces of their past at the Blanco State Park, a year-round nature and recreational destination. Discover the many area attractions located within a few minutes from the center of Blanco. There are fun activities throughout the area to delight every visitor and enhance your Blanco Lavender Festival experience.
Information Booth Pick up your program, learn about the farms, buy souvenirs, and discover
why people keep coming back to Blanco!
Restaurants and Festival Treats Enjoy dining in our local restaurants or enjoy snacks from one of the many food vendors located on Pecan Street.
Restrooms Look for signs marking Port-A-Potties for public use. For convenience to the
market and food booths, porta-potties are located on Pecan Street between The Bean & Biscuit and the Byars Building. For air-conditioned comfort, there are also restrooms in the Old Blanco County Courthouse.
Parking Please park responsibly along streets, where not prohibited by signage, or in one of the many community offered lots. There will be no parking on the 3rd Street and Pecan Street sections of the square. Carpooling is highly suggested when possible.
The entire town of Blanco and the surrounding countryside will be bathed in lavender during the Lavender Festival. The Lavender Market, on the grounds of the historic Blanco County
Courthouse, is always a must-see highlight of the festival. Selected vendors and artists from
across the Hill Country will offer lavender-related pleasures and treasures from the finest
At the courthouse, speakers give lavender-related educational programs.
If you are interested in lavender's mystical culinary properties, its various craft uses, aromatherapy benefits, or its suitability as a landscape plant, you will find a session designed to answer your questions.
During Lavender Weekend, Lavender Festival Fever will be in full swing, with the whole town participating in the celebration. Merchants will offer lavender merchandise and restaurants will serve lavender-flavored dishes. Who couldn't love lavender in one of its many forms?