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Old Town Goleta Christmas Parade

Road Closures and Parking Information

Post Date:11/15/2017 10:31 AM

Goleta Old Town Association’s 2nd Annual Old Town Christmas Parade is December 9, 2017, with Grand Marshall Jean Blois! Jean is a former Mayor and City Council Member, as well as Goleta School Board and Goleta Water District Board Member. The Parade begins at 6:00 p.m. and will run on Hollister Avenue between Orange Avenue and the Goleta Valley Community Center (GVCC). Attendees will love seeing Old Town transformed into a holiday wonderland. At the end of the Parade, there will be a Christmas Tree Lighting in front of the GVCC, followed by an opportunity to meet and take pictures with Santa Claus.


  • Hollister Avenue will be CLOSED from Fairview Avenue to South Kellogg Avenue from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Orange Avenue will be CLOSED from Hollister Avenue to Carson Street from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Detours will be posted the day of the event.

  • Driveways which only have access from Hollister Avenue and Orange Avenue south of Hollister Avenue will be blocked for the duration of the Hollister Avenue road closure. 


  • Parking is available at the Yardi site on South Fairview Avenue 

For more information, and to participate in the parade or volunteer, go to or contact the Old Town Community Association at 805.694.8275 or

Flyer (English)
Flyer (Spanish) 

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