15th Annual Santa Paula Labor Day Parade, Monday, September 2, 2019

The 15th Annual Santa Paula Labor Day Parade will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019 at 10 AM on Main Street in Santa Paula.

The parade is sponsored by the Santa Paula Labor Day Parade Committee, the Rotary Club of Santa Paula and the City of Santa Paula.

Walking groups with banners, musical groups, floats, workers riding in work-related vehicles, equestrians, and all groups representing a Labor Day theme are invited to participate. The parade starts at 7th and Main Street and ends at the Gazebo at Santa Barbara and Mill.

Trophies for “Most Animated/Lively,” “Best Designed Entry,” and “Best Overall Use of Theme” will be awarded in ceremonies at the conclusion of the parade at the Gazebo. See you there!


7th Annual Labor Day Vintage Tractor Fair in Santa Paula on Monday, September 2, 2019

Stop by the Agriculture Museum on Monday, September 2, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the 7th Annual Labor Day Tractor Fair, immediately following Santa Paula’s Labor Day Parade. Offering a variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy, admission to the Labor Day Vintage Tractor Fair is free!

Generously sponsored by the Topa Topa Flywheelers, the Labor Day Vintage Tractor Fair provides visitors the opportunity to take the operator’s seat on vintage tractors, participate in tractor crafts and much more. Other attractions include pie eating contests, apple bobbing, bouncy houses, and many other exciting, family-fun activities! “Our annual Labor Day Vintage Tractor Fair offers good old fashion fun for every member of the family,” Museum Manager of the Agriculture Museum Elena Waller says. “It’s also a great opportunity to explore the Museum’s latest exhibit on the Compton Cowboys.” Opening on Labor Day, this new exhibit features photographs documenting the work and mentorship of modern-day urban cowboys working with at-risk youth in South Central Los Angeles.

Performing at the Labor Day Vintage Tractor Fair is Salty Suites. Their songbook of original sand traditional songs will cover bluegrass, old country, swing, and classical music with a current edge. Also performing is the Museum’s very own Haul & Oaks, featuring members of the Education department. Serving up food at the fair is Cowboy John’s Smokin’ BBQ, Farm and Flame and Kona Ice.

Participating at the Labor Day Vintage Tractor Fair with exciting educational opportunities and activities is the Santa Paula Bee Club, the UC Master Gardner’s, the Santa Paula Chapter of the Future Farmers of America, and the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley. Enjoy the sunshine, live music and a variety of entertaining, family-friendly activities at the Agriculture Museum this Labor Day.

69th Annual Santa Paula Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 24, 2018

The 69th Annual Santa Paula Christmas Parade is planned for Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 10 am. This year's theme is “Christmas Dreams.” Marching bands, toy soldiers, floats, automobiles, equestrians, community groups and Santa Claus will be part of the festivities.

Parade will be run rain or shine, eastbound on Main Street from Seventh St to Eleventh St. www.ci.santa-paula.ca.us

Ghostwalk at Santa Paula Agriculture Museum on Weekends, October 12-28, 2018

GhostWalk was started by a group of Santa Paula Theater supporters and volunteers, not only as a fundraiser for the theater, but also as a way to tell stories -- told by great actors – in great, historic locations that change from year to year.

Not all of our ghosts are based on real people, but all of the tales are tied to historic people, incidents, disasters, or general history of the city of Santa Paula and the Santa Clara River Valley.

This year's production of GhostWalk will be at the AG Museum of Santa Paula at 926 Railroad Ave, Santa Paula over three weekends: 10/12-10/14, 10/19-10/21 and 10/26-10/28. Tour times range from 6pm to 9pm. $10 admission 10/12-10/14. $15 admission ($10 12 and under) 10/19-10/21 and 10/26-10/28.

Visit www.ghostwalk.com/about-ghostwalk.html for tickets.

2018 Santa Paula Rotary Pumpkin Patch at Limoneira Ranch

The Santa Paula Rotary Pumpkin Patch is back this October 2018 at the Limoneira Ranch in Santa Paula this October. Location is 12471 Foothill Road, Santa Paula, across from the Olivelands School.

Admission to the pumpkin patch is $6 (2 and under free) and includes hay ride, hay maze, hay pyramid, live music plenty of great photo opps. Additional activities are $5 and up. Other activities include corn maize, pony rides, face painting, the "Pumpkin Chucker" and more.

Families can easily spend a full day at the patch enjoying music, delicious fall food favorites, and old-fashioned hay wagon rides through acres of pumpkins, squash and gourds. 

The Pumpkin Patch at Limoneira Ranch will be open Saturdays and Sundays in October: 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28 between 10am and 5 pm. 

Visit www.PumpkinPatchAtLimoneiraRanch.com to learn more.

3rd Annual Santa Paula Police Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 9th

The 3rd Annual Santa Paula Police Memorial 5K Run/Walk is planned for 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Santa Paula Train Depot, 963 E. Santa Barbara Street.

All net proceeds from the race will go to benefit the families of members of Santa Paula Police Department whose lives were lost in the line of duty.

Visit www.copquest.org/5k for more information.