Lompoc Holiday Shopping Guide
With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start creating your shopping list. This season, skip the big box stores and crowds and spend the weekend in Lompoc. Our quaint town has a collection of specialty stores that will not only make holiday shopping enjoyable, but shoppers can also find one-of-a-kind and handmade gifts – something that’s harder and harder to find.
To help, we’ve created our holiday shopping guide so every visitor can find the perfect gifts from locally-owned stores. In this guide, we’ll explore:
- Specialty retail shops in Lompoc
- Shops in Old Town Lompoc
- Holiday events: Take a break from shopping
- Where to stay during your holiday trip
Specialty retail shops in Lompoc
Lompoc is home to several specialty shops that are loved by locals. These hidden gems give shoppers a chance to buy truly unique holiday gifts. Check out these specialty retail shops during your visit:
- The SURF Connection
The SURF Connection is a surf and skateboard shop in Lompoc with a long history in the city. One faithful shoppers says, “Visiting this store is a tradition.” It’s easy to see why people return to the store with its wide array of new and used gear fit for every level of athlete. Grab a board and head out to our famous Jalama Beach!
- RVRND Boutique
One of the newest stores to Lompoc, RVRND Boutique offers a great selection of men’s wear and accessories. The store recently celebrated three years in business and has created quite a following locally. Find the perfect gift for your special someone who especially loves their street wear.
- Lompoc Antique Mall
The Lompoc Antique Mall is a fun spot to explore for holiday shopping. The store is filled with antiques, vintage items, household goods, and fashion accessories. Locals say they love the selection and prices.
Shops in Old Town Lompoc
A visit to Lompoc isn’t complete without a trip to Old Town. This area offers an untouched, historic downtown where shop owners know everyone by name. While holiday shopping in Old Town, be sure to visit these stores:
- The Garden Shoppe
If you have a gardener on your shopping list, The Garden Shoppe is the place to visit. The store has a ton of unique garden gifts along with locally grown succulents.
- A Little Something Special and More
For the person that’s impossible to buy for, head to A Little Something Special and More. This store has an eclectic mix of, well, everything. Find handmade gifts, treasures for your home and garden, clothing, and fresh cut flowers.
- Certain Sparks Music
If you have a music-lover or a musician to buy for this holiday season, you’ll find the perfect gift at Certain Sparks Music. This locally owned store has a wide range of records, musical instruments, music books, and sound equipment for sale.
Holiday events: Take a break from shopping
Consider hitting the pause button on shopping and attend on of our holiday events! Lompoc’s activity calendar is full of family-friendly activities that embrace the meaning the season.
Unwind after Black Friday shopping with a wine tour, listen to the hometown orchestra play your holiday favorites, or take a tour of an old Victorian home. Check out the Lompoc Events Calendar for more details.
Where to stay during your holiday trip
After a day full of shopping, plan to relax and recuperate at a Lompoc hotel. The city has a variety of hotels to choose from, but here are a few favorites:
- Embassy Suites by Hilton Lompoc
- Hilton Garden Inn Lompoc
- Holiday Inn Express Lompoc
- Inn at Highway 1
- O’Cairns Inn & Suites
- SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Lompoc
- Budget Inn Lompoc
- Inn of Lompoc
- Lompoc Motel
- Lotus of Lompoc
- Motel 6 Lompoc
- Red Roof Inn Lompoc
- Star Motel
If you’re looking for a new holiday shopping location, pack your car and head for Lompoc. The small town offers a respite from crowded malls, cranky shoppers, and overworked staff. This season, why not enjoy shopping? A unique holiday shopping experience is just a short drive away in Lompoc, California.