Candlelight Tours of Historic Olivas Adobe

Docent Mary Thompson will give you a tour of the Adobe.

The City of Ventura Holiday Candlelight Tours of the Historic Olivas Adobe will be held on Sunday, December 9. Attendees of all ages, looking to get into the holiday spirit, will enjoy this event while learning about life in the late 1800s.  Located at 4200 Olivas Park Drive –the first tour begins at 5:30 pm. Tours are conducted in groups, which will be offered every twelve minutes. This popular event, with limited space available, requires reservations by calling (805) 658-4726.

Experience what life was like long ago at this expansive adobe home and courtyard built between 1847-49 by Don Raymundo Olivas. Visitors will take a step back in time at this California Historical Landmark as the Olivas Adobe Historical Interpreters, a non-profit volunteer group, will perform scenes in period costumes.   Refreshments will be served, live musical entertainment will be provided and the Olivas Adobe Gift Shop will be open for those wishing to find unique holiday gifts.

The Olivas Adobe hosts private and public events year-round.  The Olivas Adobe Historical Interpreters make the history of the Olivas Adobe come to life by celebrating its Chumash, Old West, Rancho, and Latino heritage.  For more information visit the Olivas Adobe website at

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