Goleta Valley

Goleta Festivals

California Lemon Festival

For the past 22 years, the Lemon Festival has been the biggest celebration in the Goleta area and it keeps getting better each year. The Festival is now in September! You’ll find wonderful food, a fantastic family atmosphere, and variety of entertainment and activities that have made this the most anticipated eventin the Goleta Valley. This weekend also includes the Goleta Fall Classic Car and Street Rod Show and the ever-popular 'Safety Street.' Don’t miss our pie-eating contests and the arts and crafts vendors. For more information visit,

Goleta Fall Classic

Goleta Fall Classic Car & Hot Rod Show is held in conjuntion with the Annual Goleta Lemon Festival, a FREE family event recognizing the Santa Barbara area's long term history with lemon farming. Celebrating with all types of lemon flavored food and drink, a beer garden and day long live music and dance makes for a very unique car show venue. Over 10,000 spectators visit the lemon festival and car show.

To participate in the Goleta Fall Classic, visit

Music at the Ranch: Tuesday Evening Concert Series

Summer evenings are made sweeter by the sound of music in the gardens.  Bring a picnic and enjoy dinner while you listen to some of the best bands in our area every Tuesday, July 13 - August 18, 2015, 5:30pm-7:30pm.  Wine and beverages will be available for purchase and Georgia’s Smokehouse food truck onsite.

Rancho La Patera and Stow House is located at 304 N. Los Carneros Road, Goleta, CA 93117. For more information, visit 

4th of July

The Goleta Fireworks Festival is thrown by the Rotary Clubs of Goleta each July 4th, from 4:00pm - 9:30pm. For more information visit the Rotary Club’s Fireworks website at or Call: 805-961-3939.