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Events at Olivas Adobe Historical Park

Events held at the Olivas Adobe Historical Park include volunteer open houses, rotating art exhibits, Rancho Days, Owl Festival, Murals and Roses, and Candlelight Tours. Check out the Olivas Adobe Historical Park Events page for latest events.

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Pollinator Palooza! 

FREE - Saturday, May 20, 2023, 10:00 a.m. -  2:00 p.m. 

Barranca Vista Park, 7050 Ralston Street 

What’s all the BUZZ about pollinators? Join us in the park for this family-friendly event to learn about bees, birds, butterflies, and other pollinators. Participate in eco-friendly arts & crafts, educational activities, and more. 

  • Make bee wax candles & seed bombs. 
  • Paint bee boxes for local beekeepers. 
  • Create chalk art, flower crowns, and 3D paper bugs. 
  • Learn pollinator-friendly gardening tips and walk to the Cornucopia Community Garden for a tour. 
  • Attend Storytime – come dressed as your favorite pollinator! 
  • Take home a native plant and ‘bee home’ kit. 
  • Learn about pollinating insects with UC Master Gardener Laura Pasetta at 11:30 a.m. 

  • Bring your bike for a community bike ride with the Active Transportation Plan team starting at 1:00 p.m. REGISTER

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4th of July Street Fair & Pushem-Pullem Parade

The annual 4th of July Street Fair and Pushem-Pullem Parade is a City of Ventura favorite! The Pushem-Pullem Parade is open to all community members of all ages. Each year participants get dressed up in red, white, and blue to parade down the street with their decorated bikes, wagons, and scooters. The parade leads right into the all-day Street Fair, including arts and crafts vendors, food, live entertainment, and more!

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Music Under the Stars

Music Under the Stars, an outdoor concert series held on Saturdays during the summer, is one of the Olivas Adobe’s featured events. Presented in the open-air courtyard at the historic Olivas Adobe, sold out crowds spend an evening under the stars dancing and listening to live music. It's an experience you won't want to miss!

View this year's concert lineup.

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Corporate Games

Corporate Games is an Olympics-style competition where businesses in the tri-county area come together to build camaraderie and promote sportsmanship through a variety of events held over a 5-week period. This business-friendly program has served the community for over 30 years and includes co-ed sports competitions, bowling, a 5K run, sand castle building contest, and more.