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Gin & Jazz

Make your Thursday evenings more memorable with gin and jazz at El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel. As you savor your vintage handcrafted gin cocktail and nibble on delectable bites, you’ll be serenaded by a live jazz trio, featuring a captivating jazz singer. All are welcome to attend.

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Free Summer Cinema

Spend Friday night under the stars at the free Summer Cinema at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. This year’s film series theme is “Sun, Surf and Cinema” and will feature feel-good, beach-inspired movies that span multiple decades and genres.

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Celebrate Old Spanish Days

Celebrating its 100th year, Old Spanish Days “Fiesta” in Santa Barbara is a beloved Santa Barbara tradition dedicated to honoring and preserving the city’s history, spirit, culture, heritage and traditions. Explore the mercados, taste delicious authentic treats, and revel in the bright time-honored traditions. Viva la Fiesta!

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