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Celebrate the Season in Lompoc, California

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Celebrate the season in Lompoc with holiday wine, music, food, fun and more!

Our local winemakers, chefs, shopkeepers, and hoteliers are here to welcome you for some exceptional wine, delicious local eats, easy holiday shopping, and home-away-from-home comfort.

Spend the afternoon shopping in our locally-owned specialty stores, where you’ll find antiques and vintage goods, hand-crafted local gifts, musical instruments, local art, jewelry, sporting goods, and more. Stop in at one of our local wineries and pick up some amazing wines or bubbly for your holiday celebrations.

Discover all that this charming Central Coast town has to offer, and make plans now to attend one of our festive holiday events!


Children’s Christmas Season Parade

December 1 at 6 pm

Laughter and holiday cheer will fill the air during the annual City of Lompoc Holiday Parade, followed by the community Christmas Tree Lighting at Centennial Park in Old Town.


‘Flavors of the Holiday’ Concert

December 3 at 7 pm

Get into the holiday groove and enjoy holiday classics performed by the Lompoc Pops Orchestra in the “Flavors of the Holiday” concert at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $20.



Midtown Wineries Holiday Open House


December 10, 2 to 4 pm

Four wineries – one fabulous afternoon! Brewer-Clifton, Core, Longoria and Turiya Wineries in “Midtown” Lompoc are hosting free open houses with wine tasting, festive music, wine cork crafts and holiday treats for the whole family!


Las Posadas at La Purisima Mission

December 16, 2 to 4 pm

adobe fireplace at La Purisima Mission


Join in as costumed docents lead the Las Posadas procession through La Purisima Mission with songs in Spanish and English.  The tradition dates back over 400 years in Mexico and reenacts

the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph seeking shelter in Bethlehem.


Holiday Dining. Local Flavors

Lompoc offers a tasty selection of one-of-a-kind, locally-owned restaurants for your enjoyment, including several that showcase locally sourced ingredients.  For a special holiday dinner, book your reservations with Sissy’s Uptown Café or Valle Eatery & Bar



Coming for the weekend? Visiting friends and family? Book your hotel now, and enjoy a holiday season getaway!

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