Olivas Adobe

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Music Under the Stars, summer concert series... SPENCER THE GARDENER, Sat. July 26

Gates open at 6:30pm, concert starts at 7:30pm.  Olivas Adobe, 4200 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura.
Tickets are only $20, and can be purchased at the concert -- arrive early to get your tickets.
Dine, dance & delight to great performances at Ventura’s most historic party site!  Bring your own homemade feast or purchase your meal onsite from gourmet food and cofee trucks for twilight dining with friends within the warm embrace of adobe-baked courtyard walls.

Photo by Robert Redfield, Spencer the GardnerPhoto by Pam Baumgardner, Spencer the Gardener

 

At the historic Olivas Adobe

Olivas Adobe Historical Park
4200 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura, CA

Ventura County's only remaining Monterey-style adobe home from the Rancho era - California Historical Landmark No. 115 that was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 - celebrates Ventura’s Rancho and Latino heritage through weekend tours, seasonal school educational outreach programs and year round special events. Olivas Adobe brochure

Visitors may experience the expansive adobe home and courtyard built between 1847-49 by wealthy Don Raymundo Olivas on his 4,700-acre Rancho San Miguel with grounds open daily (free) and house open for tours Saturdays & Sundays, 11 am-4 pm or by arrangement. Purchase tickets in the gift shop: $5/adult, $3/child/ senior.

Facility Rental

Olivas Adobe is also available for weddings, family reunions and other special events. Click links below for information:

Rental brochure
Rental application

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Reyes at 805.658.4728 or greyes@cityofventura.net

QUICK LINKS

Virtual tour of grounds & house weekend tours - herb & rose gardens - period furnishings - costumed docents
Volunteer docent program & giftshop books & gifts  - school outreach (4th grade Calif. history) - exhibits -  scrapbook
Calendar of special events quilt/owl celebrations-murals & roses-music under stars-living history day-candlelight tours
History & preservation  how you can help - recent restoration efforts - Olivas birds - last resident Beatrice Benzien