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2019 Events and Festivals in Lompoc

From blooming flower festivals to wine weekends and historic tours; the rich blend of art, history and culture that resides in Lompoc has curated a calendar full of one-of-a-kind events that will keep you coming back to our picturesque town.

Here’s our list of must-see events and festivals going on in Lompoc in 2019.

1) Lompoc Restaurant Week

February 18 – 24

Lompoc’s own version off of “California’s Restaurant Month,” this week-long salute to local chefs provides the perfect inspiration to get out and explore local restaurants! During this celebration, participating locations provide special deals and discounts to diners including BOGO deals, special wine or beer pairings and more! Grab a bite, get a drink, nibble on dessert – whatever it is that you want to dig into – just go out!

2) Traditional Mission Life Day

March 16, 2019
La Purisima Mission

Immerse yourself in history by exploring what life was like in the early 1800’s. Through tours and demonstrations by costumed docents at the beautifully restored La Purisima Mission, visitors can immerse themselves in turn of the century activities like candle making, spinning and weaving, tortilla making and blacksmithing.

3) Mountain Men Encampment at La Purisima Mission

March 30, 2019
La Purisima Mission

Experience what life was like for the mountain men of history through authentic demonstrations performed by the buckskin-clad members of the American Mountain Men. Learn how these pioneers made rope, practiced blacksmithing and worked with leather. Visitors can wrap up their visit by listening as the mountain men spin tales from long ago while gathered around the campfire.

4) Lompoc Springfest

April 19-21, 2019
Ryon Park

Spring has sprung and it’s time to celebrate the colors and life that it brings with live music, vendors, food, rides, games and more! Enjoy the warmer weather and dive into spring fever with this engaging family-friendly festival!

5) Lompoc Flower Festival

June 26, 2019 – June 30, 2019
Ryon Park

Join us in celebrating Lompoc’s long history of flower growing at the 67th annual Flower Festival! This year’s theme “Summertime Fun & Friends” features carnival rides, games, arts & crafts vendors, food, and live music.

6) Children’s Mission Life Event

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
La Purisima Mission

Engage children in the wonders of history with this special hands-on, kid-friendly mission experience! Visitors will have a chance to experience what life was like in the early days of the mission and immerse themselves in history with this fun and interactive event at La Purisima Mission!

7) Sta. Rita Hills Wine and Fire Weekend

August 16, 2019 – August 18, 2019

Indulge in a weekend of world-class wine and mouthwatering food grilled over an open fire at the Sta. Rita Hills Wine and Fire Weekend. This event is devoted to the local wine culture in Lompoc Valley and features a Barn party, grand tasting and tasting passport with specials at participating wineries.

8) Annual West Coast Cub Fly-In

July 12, 13 & 14, 2019
Lompoc Airport

The City of Lompoc and other local contributors welcome you one of the top fly-ins for historic aircraft in the U.S.! Watch as more than 100 planes and historic aircraft fly into the Lompoc Airport. Observe tricks, flying events and get a chance to interact with pilots all for free!

9) Historic Fabing-McKay-Spanne House Tours

Mondays & Thursdays, 9 am to 11 am
Fourth Saturday of the month, 10 am to 1 pm
Lompoc Valley Historical Society

Built in 1875, the historic Fabing-McKay-Spanne farmhouse is fully furnished with vintage 1900’s décor. Named for the three families who lived there, the home was the first two-story building in the newly discovered Lompoc Valley and is a monument to the rich history of the valley.

10) Lompoc Certified Farmers Market

Friday Afternoons, 2 to 5 pm
Old Town Lompoc

Load up on fresh-picked seasonal groceries at Lompoc’s weekly Farmer’s Market and indulge in the taste of Lompoc! Bring home some fresh cut flowers to your special someone or indulge in freshly baked goodies from local vendors. Admission is free and vendors meet rain or shine.

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