Find Local Events
Can't Miss Events
The largest arts event in Santa Barbara County, the Solstice Parade is an over-the-top fun fest. Exuberantly decorated non-motorized floats, 1,000 imaginatively costumed participants, bands, dance, and drum ensembles parade up State Street from the waterfront to Alameda Park.
The City of Santa Barbara’s traditional Fourth of July beachfront celebration is back again and ready to build upon the fabulous events in years past! Join us at the beautiful Santa Barbara waterfront along West Beach on Independence Day for an afternoon and evening of food, music, fireworks, and fun for all ages.
Enjoy James Bond films at the Sunken Gardens at the historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse, on Friday evenings all summer long. Bring your friends and a picnic, and enjoy these outdoor films for free!
Wineries large and small show off their wares at the outdoor California Wine Festival, a three-day celebration. On Saturday, join the beachside festivities for a showcase of some 250 wines from 70 wineries, and the offerings of noted chefs, food purveyors, and wine-related vendors.
Each year the Santa Barbara French Festival returns to Oak Park to celebrate Bastille Day and all the things that make the French cultural history so rich. Great food, wine, mimosas, crepes, delicious pastries, music and dance!
Old Spanish Days Fiesta draws large and loyal crowds to Santa Barbara year after year, in celebration of Santa Barbara’s heritage and traditions. The streets of SB are bursting with music, dancing, time-honored traditions, authentic cuisine, and so much more.