July is peak season for lavender in Tualatin Valley. Drive through the countryside and explore the fields of our favorite fragrant perennials and celebrate lavender days in Tualatin Valley.
Pick Your Own at a Lavender Farm
Each July, dozens of lavender farms throughout the region open their doors for to celebrate all things lavender. Visit our lavender farms and fields at the height of Oregon’s growing season, where each farm offers its own selection of different varieties. Many farms also sell lavender-infused products, such as lotions and oils.
July 12-14, Helvetia Lavender Farm hosts its 12th annual Lavender Fest ($5 per person). Cut your own fresh bouquet, enjoy tea and scones, visit the artisan booths, shop for lavender products and so much more.
Banks Road Lavender offers a hands-on lavender experience ($30 per person) on weekends through August 4th. Learn how to harvest lavender, cut your own lavender, make a lavender display and enjoy a quick demonstration of how lavender oil is distilled.
Savor a Lavender-Infused Drink
For a mid-day treat visit Bubble N Tea for a cool honey lavender milk tea. While in farm country, the lavender milkshakes at Smith Berry Barn are worth the visit alone. Plus, you can purchase a tin of culinary lavender at the farm store.
At the Stash Tea Store in Tigard, take home a box of Organic Lavender Tulsi tea bags. This naturally caffeine-free tea blends leaves from the tulsi plant with lavender to create a soothing, calming tea.
After a day of exploration, wind down with a lavender cocktail. Decarli restaurant offers the creative “La Mule,” a vodka drink with lavender bitters.
Overnight on a Lavender Farm
Located on Mountainside Lavender Farm, stay overnight in a charming tiny country house. This 198-square-foot bungalow in the Tualatin Valley countryside has great views of the Oregon Coast Range, and has acres of land to stroll. As a bonus, the farm’s gift shop opens for guests. Book the Harold’s Stuga -Tiny Country House.