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Top Things to Do in Lompoc on Valentine’s Day 2024


The super sweet time of the year is almost upon us. If you’re feeling the love this Valentine’s Day, head to Lompoc, California for a romantic getaway! Take a scenic drive through the beautiful flower fields, spend a cozy evening at a nearby winery sipping on local wines, indulge in a delicious dinner for two at one of our top restaurants, and more!

If you’re in or around Lompoc on February 14th, you might want to consider taking your special sweetheart to one of the area’s Valentine’s Day events.

No matter what you end up doing, enjoy it—and one another! Here’s to you. Here’s to love.

Lorenzo Mendez – Live at Flower City Ballroom

February 10 @ 8:00 pm
Flower City Ballroom

Experience the live performance of two-time Grammy Award winner, Lorenzo Mendez, at Flower City Ballroom on February 10th, starting at 8:00 PM! Banda BG and DJ Kazanova will be keeping the party vibes alive. Secure your tickets and reservations online now, with options for table reservations and VIP packages. Don’t miss this exciting musical event! 🎤🎶✨

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Valentine’s Farm to Table Dinner

February 17 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Starburst Sanctuary & Organic Farm

Embrace the spirit of Valentine’s Day with a weekend of delightful dining at Sunburst Sanctuary & Organic Farm! Hosted by Blooming Energy Community Wellness Studio, this event invites you to reserve your spot for an exquisite three-course meal crafted by Chef Ryan Shepard, highlighting locally sourced ingredients. Immerse yourself in the ambiance enhanced by live music from Pete Gjerset, and immortalize the moments with a photo session by local photographer Max Janatsch. Secure your reservation today for an unforgettable experience! 🌹🍽️🎶📷

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Wine Tasting Experience

Did you know that the charming little town of Lompoc is home to more than 40 wineries? There’s even a Lompoc Wine Trail and the Lompoc Wine Ghetto in the community that Sunset Magazine has declared “the new wine country.” Beloved spots in and around town like Lompoc Wine Factory, Longoria Winery & Tasting Room, and Montemar Wines are always inviting, but a Valentine’s visit with your special someone makes for an even more magical experience. Lompoc Wine Ghetto, with its 20-something tasting rooms, is an enchanting and smart starting point for vino adventures.

Love in Bloom

Santa Rita Hills Lavender Farms

Explore the charm of Santa Rita Hills Lavender Farm, a quaint, family-owned haven just outside Lompoc. Surrounded by a picturesque sea of vibrant purple plants, the farm offers a range of products including soaps, culinary sugar, and balsamic vinegar. Dive into the experience by signing up for lavender wreath-making classes or learning the art of distilling lavender into essential oil. Immerse yourself in the soothing world of lavender at this delightful boutique farm! 💜🌿

Treat Yourself to a Romantic Italian Meal

La Botte Ristorante Italiano

825 North H. Street, Lompoc


From its authentic Italian roots to its location in the warm heart of Lompoc, everything about La Botte Ristorante Italiano is romantic and lovely. Established in 1981 by Marsala, Italy natives Nick and Caterina, La Botte and the family’s Nick’s Pizzeria have become local favorites. The chicken marsala and chicken piccata dishes here are especially popular. Of course, La Botte is just one of many delicious and romantic restaurants in and around Lompoc. Take a closer look at Yelp’s Top 10 Most Romantic Restaurants here. 

Take a Romantic Hike

Discover the romance of Bodger Trail, renowned as the top romantic hike in Lompoc! Just a brief 5-minute drive from downtown, this local favorite, also known as Lookout Point, offers enchanting panoramic views of the Lompoc Valley. Wander through the lush valley adorned with seasonal wildflowers, verdant greenery, and wildlife. Relish in almost 130-degree views of the valley floor below. Though the trail is steep, its lightly traveled path makes the 1.5-mile round trip absolutely worthwhile for a memorable romantic experience!

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Looking for a romantic sweet indulgence? You’re in good company! Studies reveal that sweet treats boost serotonin levels, unleashing those delightful happy hormones in your brain. Luckily, Lompoc is a haven of delectable desserts, offering everything from charming cookies to artisan cupcakes and gourmet coffee drinks. Explore our curated list of the best spots in Lompoc to pamper your sweet tooth and elevate your romantic moments!

Give a Beautiful Valentine’s Day Flower Bouquet

Bella Florist & Gifts
101 North H. Street, Lompoc

Rather bring the flowers home than head out to encounter them? Uplift the ambiance and accentuate the color of romance on Valentine’s Day with a special gift from Bella Florist & Gifts. This lovable Lompoc flower shop offers in-town and area delivery of beautiful fresh flowers and gifts. You can view their special Valentine’s Day arrangements online here and order online or by calling 805.740.2900.

Whether it’s a Valentine’s Day stay, a weekend escape for two, or fun with the whole family, Lompoc always offers a warm embrace to any and all visitors. There’s even an array of hotels in the region if you want to spend a little extra time to fall in love here. You can start your budding romance right now by downloading the Lompoc Visitors Guide.

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