The media loves the Lemon Lily Festival almost as much as we do! Read on!

Palm Springs Life, July 2014
Idyllwild’s Lemon Lily Festival Plants Seeds of Restoration

Press Enterprise, July 10, 2014
Idyllwild: Fifth Annual Festival Celebrates Lemon Lily

Los Angeles Times, July 8, 2014
Idyllwild: California Mountain Town Fest Shows Lilies Some Love

Tolucan Times, July 3, 2014
Idyllwild?  Where is that?

“Visiting With Huell Howser”

In 2010, Huell featured the Lemon Lily Festival in a segment of his show, “Visiting With Huell Howser”

Palm Springs Life, July 2013
Lemon Lily Festival Helps Lemon Lily Population Rebound

The Press-Enterprise, July 27, 2012
Lemon Lily Art Banner Winners Announced

Idyllwild artist Colin Garth Smith received the Lemon Lily Festival judges’ first place award for his art banner of the scarce native flowering bulb.

The Press-Enterprise, July 22, 2012
Idyllwild: Third annual Lemon Lily Festival


The Press-Enterprise, July 21, 2012
IDYLLWILD: Bluegrass Adorns Lemon Lily Festival

It was a colorful Saturday in Idyllwild as a little bluegrass music added to the yellow flowers that are dominating the third annual Lemon Lily Festival this weekend. While the Idyllwild Nature Center focuses on the scientific and educational reasons for the event, the center of town was all about music, dancing and food…

The Press-Enterprise, July 19, 2012
IDYLLWILD: Lemon lilies photographed before festival

Pine Cove retiree Dennis Rahn was excited to discover Lemon Lilies on hikes in the San Jacinto Mountains just before this weekend’s festival in Idyllwild that will bring fun to the mountain town and attention to the scarce flower …

The Valley Chronicle, July 18, 2012

Idyllwild celebrates the lemon lily, a rare blooming plant, in the third annual Lemon Lily Festival this weekend in the San Jacinto Mountains.

Idyllwild Town Crier, January 8, 2010
Idyllwild Grows a New Festival

Once a village of numerous festivals, Idyllwild is growing another — the Lemon Lily Festival, to be held in Idyllwild Friday July 16 through Sunday July 18, 2010.

Press Releases

2014 Festival Line-up Announced

Idyllwild Nature Center to Host Fundraiser for Lemon Lily Festival

Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival Sets Dates, Celebrates Restoration Efforts