Lavender Festival returns to Oak Ridge

The annual Lavender Festival returns to Historic Jackson Square in Oak Ridge for the first time on two years this weekend, with festivities planned for today through Sunday.

The main event is Saturday’s free festival in Jackson Square, with live music from 8 am to 4 pm, fresh lavender vendors, over 100 artisans featuring all kinds of unique and handmade items, informative presentations on all things herbal, a wine tasting and kids’ activities.  Additional, ticketed events will be held Friday through Sunday, and you can find more details on those and purchase tickets by visiting

The festival has not been held since 2019 due to the pandemic.

The Oak Ridge Farmers’ Market and Market-To-Go will be open but relocated for Saturday to the parking lot of Blankenship Field. 

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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