• Presented By: City of Lancaster
  • Dates: April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Sgt Steve Owen Memorial Park
  • Address: 43063 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
  • Phone: 661-723-6077
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Adults (13-61): $10.00; Children (6-12): $5.00; Children 5 & under: free; Seniors (62+): $5.00; Active/Retired Military (with current ID): $5.00

Join us for two days of music, art, food and fun celebrating the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley! Warm breezes replace the winter chill, jubilant laughter fills the air, and poppies burst into bloom, blanketing hillsides in a sea of orange.

The California Poppy Festival kicks off spring in the Antelope Valley with a glorious array of celebrated performers, unrivaled events, and mouth-watering delicacies designed to delight, enchant, and amuse people of all ages.

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Discover Something New at the City of Lancaster’s 29th Annual California Poppy Festival™


2O3A0010The City of Lancaster will host the 29th annual California Poppy Festival™ at Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park (43063 10th Street West). Drawing more than 40,000 attendees and spanning 35 acres, this popular two-day event will feature attractions for festivalgoers of all ages, including: live musical entertainment; a children’s carnival; exotic animal shows and exhibits; arts and crafts; a farmers market; food vendors; a beer pavilion; safety zone demonstrations; and, a classic car show on Sunday — to name a few.

With two full days of celebrated performers, extraordinary exhibits, and scrumptious treats, this annual event is packed with fun for the whole family. Come celebrate the Antelope Valley's favorite springtime event — the California Poppy Festival™. Visit for a full description of attractions, entertainment, detailed event information, and to purchase tickets.

Tickets are available onsite during the event, and may be purchased with cash or credit card (at select booths). ATMs are available onsite.

Group Ticket Sales: Groups of 20 or more may purchase non-refundable full price tickets in advance by calling (661) 723-6173.

Free Parking is available in the dirt lot across the street from Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park. Trams circulate between the entrance/exit and the parking lots.
Preferred Parking is available in the AVTA Park & Ride lot for $8.
Free Handicap Parking is available at the Stanley Kleiner parking lot. 

Please see the California Poppy Festival website (above) for more info. 

2019 California Poppy Reserve & California Poppy Festival - Destination Lancaster

2018 Poppy Festival Promo Video | City of Lancaster 

The Poppy Festival is generally held on the third or fourth weekend in April.

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  • Sgt Steve Owen Memorial Park
  • Adults (13-61): $10.00; Children (6-12): $5.00; Children 5 & under: free; Seniors (62+): $5.00; Active/Retired Military (with current ID): $5.00
  • Recurring daily