California Poppy Festival

Fri Apr 19, 2024 - Sun Apr 21, 2024
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Repeating every days through April 21, 2024.
Various times
Age: All ages
Price: Early pricing: $6 - $10; Day of: $9 - $13; Kids 5 and under are free
AV Fair and Event Center

Every spring Lancaster celebrates the vibrant orange poppy, California's state flower. This year the festival returns to the AV Fair & Event Center.

Families can enjoy 3 entertaining days amidst the sunshine and colorful flowers.

Festivities include live entertainment, festival food, carnival rides and more.

Poppy Festival Hours:
April 19: 4pm- 10pm
April 20: 10am- 10pm
April 21: 10am - 8pm

Additional arena shows are held during the weekend. These require separate ticket purchase and do not include Poppy Festival admission.

Arena Shows:  (6pm start time, tickets $20)
April 19: Figure 8 Races & Autocross 
April 20: Demolition Derby 
April 21: Monster Truck Nitro Tour

Keep in mind, Lancaster is a desert environment, so be sure to bring sunscreen and sunglasses and drink a lot of water.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.