California Poppy Festival - Lancaster, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29
N 34° 39.944 W 118° 08.970
11S E 394678 N 3836576
Quick Description: The festival celebrates the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley!
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/25/2009 8:01:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM690W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member lilluckyclover
Views: 11

Long Description:
Visitors head to the Antelope Valley each spring to view the poppy fields in bloom. The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve SNR is located nearby in the Mojave Desert. The Poppy Festival is held around Earth Day each year. The poppies usually bloom mid-March until mid-May. This year the bloom came earlier than the festival but there are still plenty of poppies blooming in the desert.
There are rides, food, arts and crafts, live music, animals... The festival lasts two days and it may take that long to see it all if you try to catch every show.
There is plenty of free parking and trams to take you right to the front gate. Adults are $8, seniors and kids are $5, Kids 5 and under are free. There are wheelchairs available for rent.
How many days does the festival last?: 2

Admission Price: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

National, County, or City Festival?: Regional

Coordinates Location:: Main gate

Website:: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
You must visit the festival at the time of the event. You must post a picture of the festival as it is going on, or a picture of a sign or banner promoting the festival.
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