The open ranch event is free to the public and will feature beautiful alpaca fiber products, and a wonderful selection of local vendors. Vendors will include Ginny Speirs, local artist, Kathy Burt Logan, “Joji” purses, Caroline Pereira, local jeweler, Jennifer Clark, artist and scarf designer, Theo Stephan of Global Gardens who will be sharing tastes of gourmet olive oils, and Melissa Redell of Solvang Bakery will have treats to taste as well.

Also on display will be beautiful alpaca yarn and rugs made from the West Ranch’s alpaca fiber. Peruvian Imports will be selling cozy alpaca clothing and accessories perfect for this holiday season. The event will start at 10:00am and continue through 4:00pm. Come and enjoy an up-close experience with the alpacas as well as a unique and local shopping opportunity. This is a family friendly event featuring ranch tours and activities for children. Refreshments and seasonal food will be available as well.

For more information about this Holiday Celebration, please visit, or call Hayley Jessup at (805) 698-4540.

Alpacas at West Ranch is located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, north of Santa Barbara, and combines the 40 years of experience of Hayley Jessup and Joan Speirs. The Ranch is home to award-winning herd sires, and has breeding services available – an ideal boarding facility with the finest alpacas for sale. This Santa Barbara County alpaca ranch specializes in breeding, selling, and showing quality Huacaya Alpacas and is a member of the Alpaca Owners and Breeder’s Association and nationally recognized for their outstanding contribution to the national alpaca herd.


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