Lavender festival offers relaxing family fun

If you long for the peaceful scent of lavender, Cowichan Valley Lavender & Labyrinth is holdings its annual Lavender & Arts Festival

If you long for the peaceful scent of lavender, Cowichan Valley Lavender & Labyrinth is holdings its fifth annual Lavender & Arts Festival on Saturday, July 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This family-friendly event celebrates the lavender harvest by offering U-pick bouquets from 20 lavender varieties, a chance to stroll in the relaxing labyrinth, plant sales. artists and vendors and lavender-infused treats.

The farm entrance is opposite 6357 Wicks Rd. in North Cowichan.