Since 1953. This fabulous event features a top ranked parade starting promptly Saturday at 10:00am. The carnival will run for 5 days; Butler Amusements will thrill you with some of the greatest rides and fun. The Arts and Craft Show will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. And the Food booths and Commercial Center will be open all five days. There will also be five days of entertainment. Come see the Lompoc Valley Flower Festival Parade, and be awed by its wonderful floats and people. Promptly at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, the parade departs from the corner of North "H" Street and East College then proceeds down "H" Street and Ocean Avenue past thousands of spectators. Paid parking is available on site for a nominal fee.