Classes & Tours

Are you interested in nurturing your own inner artiste, developing a new talent or going behind the scenes? Santa Barbara cultural tours and classes will help you tap into your creative side and leave you feeling inspired. Whether you want to paint, take photography classes, take a step back in history, sample Santa Barbara’s best food and wine, or just sit back and admire on a sightseeing excursion, there is a tour or class for every interest.

Santa Barbara inspires people not just to follow their passions in life, but to share them with others. As a result, the community has founded and fostered a number of cultural tours and classes that highlight the very best our city has to offer, including local art galleries, museums, artists’ studios, historical landmarks, culinary destinations, wineries and more. We encourage you to immerse yourself into our spirited creative haven, with hands-on activities that are guaranteed to create unforgettable experiences.

Featured Classes & Tours in Santa Barbara


Casa del Herrero

Noted  as one of the finest examples of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture in America, the 1925 Casa del Herrero, in January 2009, was designated a National Historic Landmark. Designed by George Washington Smith for the Steedman…

Market Forays

When you want the ultimate Locavore experience, Market Forays is for you. I have been a passionate supporter of local agriculture since moving to Santa Barbara from France in 1983, and I will engage you in a unique adventure centered around Santa…

Coastal Concierge

Coastal Concierge is Santa Barbara County’s premier purveyor of private wine tours. Since 2006 we have fostered close relationships with our region’s top wineries and tasting rooms to provide our guests with an…

sb. Snapshots: A Visual Exploration of Santa Barbara


historic landmarks santa barbara courthouse
Fresh berries at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market