Calendar of Events

Don’t put your festival attire away just yet! September in Santa Barbara is just as festive as peak summer months, with fewer crowds to shuffle through.

Can't Miss Events


Pacific Pride Festival

Along the waterfront at Chase Palm Park, enjoy the Pacific Pride Festival with a full day of live entertainment, vendors, food booths, activities and more.

Studio Artists Open Studios Tour

For the past 15 years, Santa Barbara studio Artists’ Open Studios Tour has become a don’t-miss event for hundreds of art enthusiasts from all over California and beyond. It’s an opportunity to explore Santa Barbara from an insider’s viewpoint.

Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival

Whether you’re enjoying samples or gaining hands-on expertise, the 7th Annual Fermentation Festival is an all-ages, experimental gathering that’s not-to-be-missed. On four stages, culinary alchemists, wild fermenters and health experts will give the low-down on the benefits of fermentation.

California Lemon Festival

Join us for a lemon-flavored weekend at the biggest celebration in Goleta, CA! You’ll find wonderful food, a fantastic family atmosphere, and a variety of entertainment and activities that have made this one of the most anticipated events in the Goleta Valley.

Celebration of Harvest

Celebrate the season’s finest crop, wine! The annual Celebration of Harvest will feature winemaker dinners, vineyard excursions, winery open houses and the first-ever, Taste of Santa Barbara Wine Country.

Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival

Polo, local wine and music come together for the first annual Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival. Held at the beautiful Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, this event is a true celebration of Santa Barbara living.

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