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2018 Events & Festivals in Lompoc

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Explore Lompoc Announces 2018 Events in Lompoc, California

2018 Lompoc Events and Festivals

For foodies, wine lovers, festival goers, and history buffs, Lompoc offers a robust lineup up of colorful year-round events and festivals.

Enjoy annual favorites like Lompoc Restaurant Week, the Flower Festival, and the West Coast Cub Fly-In featuring vintage WW2 planes. Or try something new like the Lompoc Renaissance Faire.

If wine tasting is your passion, mark your calendar now for the Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Festival April 19-22. Lompoc alone has more than 30 wineries and tasting rooms to choose from, so you’ll want to spend a few days to experience all that this wine region have to offer!

In addition to an exciting calendar of events, Lompoc also boasts a wide range of outdoor activities including biking, hiking, surfing, sky diving and world-class golf. Why not plan your getaway to Lompoc, and discover all that this Central Coast gem has to offer visitors.

Here’s a list of top ten events that are definitely worth the drive

1. Lompoc Restaurant Week

February 19 – 25, 2018

The Lompoc Valley will showcase its local chefs, winemakers, and restaurants during this seven-day celebration of culinary and libation creativity and craft. Presented by the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and Shop Lompoc Shop Small.


2. Lompoc Renaissance Faire

March 24-25, 2018

Celebrate life back in the Elizabethan Era with lively entertainment, costumed participants, savory foods, a specialty vendors and much more. Presented by Old Tyme Productions.


3. Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Festival

April 19 – 22, 2018

Indulge in four days of unique wine tasting and culinary experiences throughout Santa Barbara Wine Country, including the Festival Grand Tasting on April 21.


4. Lompoc Springfest 2018Lompoc SpringFest

April 20 – 22, 2018

A three-day celebration featuring food and craft vendors, carnival rides and games, live entertainment, a car show, BBQ competitions, and a motorcycle show. Presented by the Lompoc Valley Festival Association.


5. Lompoc Valley Flower Festival

June 20 – 24, 2018

Lompoc Valley’s floral heritage is celebrated with flower displays, carnival attractions, vendor booths, l entertainment, and a parade. Presented by the Lompoc Valley Festival Assoc.


6. 2018 Lompoc Farmer's Market DatesOld Town Market

Fridays, June 29 to August 10, 2018

The Friday evening Old Town Market is a street fair and farmers market all rolled into one great summer happening. Presented by the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau.


7. West Coast Cub Fly-In

July 13 – 15, 2018

Acclaimed as one of the nation’s top fly-in events for historic aircraft, the annual West Coast Cub Fly-In allows visitors to walk among the aircraft, observe the flying events and interact with the pilots.


8. 2018 Lompoc Valley Dog ShowLompoc Valley Kennel Association Dog Show

July 28-29, 2018

It’s a dog lover’s delight at the annual Lompoc Valley Kennel Association Dog Show, one of the top dog shows in the region!


9. Sta. Rita Hills Wine and Fire Weekend

August 17 – 18, 2018

Explore the many vineyards and tasting rooms in Lompoc and the Sta. Rita Hills, and join us for the Grand Tasting at La Purisima. Presented by the Sta. Rita Hills Winegrowers Association.


10. La Purisima Mission 2018 Living History Event DatesLa Purisima Mission – Living History Events

You’ll love the living history events and other special programs at La Purisima Mission, where costumed docents offer the opportunity to experience mission life back in the 1820s.



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