Every summer, fields in Newberg burst into brilliant purple bloom, and artisans throughout Newberg embrace the season with handmade treats and gifts scented with lavender. The season peaks in July, when the annual Willamette Valley Lavender Festival & Plein Air Art Festival is held at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Follow the Newberg Lavender Trail to find farms open for u-pick flowers, and businesses throughout town where you can experience beautiful and delicious aspects of lavender from July 1-31st.
Newberg Lavender Trail
EXPLORE AND SHOP
#1 – 17th Annual Willamette Valley Lavender Festival and Plein Art Show (415 E Sheridan Street)
This regional celebration of lavender, art, food, and exceptionally-made crafts is a unique and festive event which brings local lavender growers and the community together. The public is invited to attend at no charge. Festival hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9th and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10th.
#2 – Wayward Winds Lavender Farm (17005 NE Courtney Road)
Lavender u-pick July 1 – August 14th, daily from 10-5. Free admission. Lavender u-pick and gift shop with home and Refreshing lavender treats, kitchen products, personal care products, culinary treats, plants.
“Lavender + Vintage weekend” July 8-10 with vintage, upcycled & DIY products.
#3 – Chehalem Flats Farm Market (17733 NE North Valley Road)
Cut and u-cut lavender, potted plant varieties, locally-sourced body care, culinary and home items. Open Friday/Saturday, 10-5.
#4 – Abigail’s Gift Boutique (11 N Blaine Street)
Everything inside this downtown Newberg gift store is made in-house, from housewares to art, jewelry and more. Abigail’s features a line of lavender scented soap, lotion, candles, and other body care products.
#5 – Art Elements Gallery (604 E 1st Street)
Throughout July, paintings on display of local lavender scenes created by local artists.
#6 – Art With Elegance – Studio 306 (306 E Sherman Street)
Studio/gallery including lavender-themed art and jewlery; guided art experience: paint your own lavender art on a china plate, weekends in June/July, reservations required.
#7 – Little Lavender Shop (108 S College Street)
Fresh & dried lavener bouquets, soaps, culinary lavender, wreaths and more. Open: Th-Sun, 12-5pm.
#8 – Ritual + Fancy (109 N Blaine Street)
This charming new shop celebrated its grand opening recently, just in time for lavender season. It’s the retail outpost for a locally made line of luxurious aromatherapy candles and bath products designed to bring about a sense of balance and relaxation with botanical ingredients – many of which contain lavender.
#9 – Teeter Totter Sweets & Treats (510 East 1st Street)
SIP, SNACK AND DINE
#10 – Bellingar Estates (24055 NE North Valley Road)
Wine Tasting overlooking a lavender-dotted vineyard. Wreath-making class.
#11 – Caravan Coffee (2750 E 9th Street)
Baked lavender shortbread and scones to pair with their artisan coffee drinks and flights.
#12 – Chapters Books and Coffee (701 E First Street)
This independent bookstore and café in Downtown Newberg has a number of lavender offerings, including herbal teas, coconut-lavender lemonade and lavender chai lattes.
#13 – Coffee Cat Coffeehouse (107 S College Street)
Lavender specialty iced tea, the “Bees Knees”.
#14 – Coffee Cottage (808 E Hancock Street)
Lavender-infused latte, iced tea, lemonade. Lavender rosemary white chocolate biscotti.
#15 – Cream Northwest (701 E 1st Street)
Artisanal lavender ice cream and sorbet.
#16 – Good Company Cheese Bar and Bistro (602 E 1st Street)
Lavender Paloma cocktail, lavender-infused cider, seltzer, chevre, james, olive oil and candies.
#17 – Honey Pie Pizza (112 1/2 College Street)
Lemon Lavender Cookies.
#18 – Jem 100 Ice Cream Saloon (208 N Main Street)
Lavender ice cream and milkshakes.
#19 – Lemon and Olive Food Cart at The Bite of Newberg (910 E 1st Street)
Lemon Lavender Olive Oil Cakes.
#20 – Luckee Dutch Bakery (312 E 1st Street)
Lavender/blueberry muffins and scones, lavender macarons.
#21 – Meraviglioso Winery (19740 NE Sunnycrest Road)
Lavender-themed painting and wreath-making classes, plus a special lavender treat.
#22 – Miss Hannah’s Gourmet Popcorn (200 OR-99W)
A rotating selection of lavender-infused flavors of popcorn.
#23 – Newburgundian Bistro (203 Villa Road)
Lavender-themed menu items.
#24 – Old Town Bar & Grill (315 East 1st Street)
Red Hills Lavender Lemon Drop cocktail & Lemonade.
#25 – Sprinkles of Joy Bakery (621 East First Street)
Lavender Shortbread cookies.
#26 – SubTerra Kitchen & Cellar (1505 Portland Road)
Lavender cocktail, lavender scented savory entrée, lavender-themed dessert, lavender truffles.
#27 – Chehalem Ridge Bed and Breakfast (28700 NE Mountain Top Road)
Lavender-themed lodging special, located steps from u-pick lavender farm. Within walking distance of Wayward Winds Farm and provides an idyllic respite in Oregon wine country with spectacular views of the Chehalem Valley. During Newberg’s Lavender Festival in July, the B&B will offer a “Lavender Refresh” package to add on to any room reservation, which includes house made lavender lemonade, lavender shortbread cookies and a lavender bath tea bag—all made with lavender grown in our local lavender fields.
#28 – The Allison Inn & Spa (2525 Allison Lane)
Lavender spa treatments, gift shop body care items, in-room lavender products, and more.
#29 –The Setting Inn (20300 OR-240)
Welcome lavender-themed drink lavender shortbreak cookie at turndown, and a lavender-themed take-home gift.