Trips & Events

Lunch Buddies

Lunch Buddies

Different locations and dates each month

Monthly Lunch Outings-3rd Thursdays  

Sign up with Buellton Senior Center  688-4571

Meet new friends and try a new restaurant every month. 

Parks & Rec is proud to partner with the Buellton Senior Center to offer these delightful and delectable excursions.  Transportation is provided, you pay for your lunch.  Call to sign up or to find out the monthly lunch destination.

Stay tuned for trips to resume.

Collette Travel Presents:

Collette Travel Presents:

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

All transportation, airfare, hotels, & tours included!  Plus most meals! Five star travel at affordable prices!  Buellton Rec is teaming up with expert world traveler Linda Johansen to provide world class travel with a local touch. 

Discover Southern Italy & Sicily October 31-November 12, 2020 (Canceled due to the Covid 19)  

We will keep you posted when trips will start again.




Thursday, September 10, 2020 9am-3pm

Lotusland's 37 acres are home to more than 3000 plants from around the world.  Enjoy the Aloe, Australian, Blue, Butterly, Cactus, Cycad, Fern, Japanese, Succulent, and Topiary Gardens on this two hour self-guided walking tour.  Lunch on your own afterwards on State Street. Meet at Buellton Rec Center.


Party Planning

Planning a Party? Have it at the Rec Center!

Rent out the gymnasium with full kitchen, Zone game center, meeting room space and more! Call the Rec Center at 688-1086 or find the application online at Yes, you can have a bounce house inside the gym so no more worries about wet weather outside.  For River View Park reservations, please call 688-7474.

City Wide Garage Sale Day

City Wide Garage Sale Day

Saturday, September 05, 2020

City Garage Sale Map and list of Street Addresses are listed above.

Please follow all Public Health Guidelines

Buellton Halloween Costume Contest

Buellton Halloween Costume Contest

Thursday, October 01, 2020 thru Saturday, October 31, 2020


Buellton residents are invited to join in this City-wide costume contest via Facebook.  An expert panel will choose the winning costumes with prizes for top kids entries and even a best adult costume prize.  To safely enter the contest and protect childrens & identities, simply submit your costumed photo with name and contact e-mail to the private Facebook Group "Buellton 2020 Halloween Costume Contest".  The page will begin accepting entries on Oct. 1 and contest remains open through Oct. 31.  Winners to be announced Nov. 2. 


Halloween Reverse Trick or Treating

Halloween Reverse Trick or Treating

Saturday, October 31, 2020 5-7pm FREE!

This year we are bringing Trick or Treating to you on Halloween night! Costumed Buellton volunteers will deliver Halloween treats and candy-filled eggs to your home for an eggs-cellent twist on this holiday tradition.  Kids in costume with adult supervision are encouraged to yell trick-or-treat from front yards or doorsteps. Sign up for Halloween candy delivery by e-mailing your Buellton home address to by Oct. 24.


Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 07, 2020 10 am - 2pm

Buellton Rec Center-Outside*, FREE Admission

Don't miss the 12th Annual Buellton Bazaar, a holiday arts & crafts fair. 

Local artisans will display and sell their goods. Come and start your holiday

shopping and enjoy all of the talent the Santa Ynez Valley has to offer.

 If you would like to reserve a booth space

please call Kerry or Kristen at 688-1086  for available space or email

(*subject to change)

Christmas Festivities in Buellton

Sunday, December 06, 2020 Activities All Day Long!

9-11am: Breakfast with Santa-Enjoy a full breakfast and photos with Santa Claus.

(Rec Center)

4-7pm: Holiday Village-20 tons of snow, food & drink, arts & craft vendors, live music, Christmas Tree Lighting & more!

NEW Location at the Village Park

(Note: Event Subject to change based on Health Orders)

Sponsored by Buellton Recreation, Buellton Chamber of Commerce & Buellton Historical Society