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Three reasons to fall in love with Santa Barbara in February. From relaxing retreats to star-studded events, romance was written in The American Riviera®.

Upcoming Events


Santa Barbara International Film Festival

In true new year’s fashion, Santa Barbara kicks off the 2019 award season with a glamorous, star-studded performance. The 34th Annual Santa Barbara International FilmFestival gathers film lovers from all over the world to enjoy special panels, award ceremonies and 200+ films at some of the city’s most historic theaters.

Santa Barbara Restaurant Week

This is your chance to experience the best of Santa Barbara’s food scene at a fraction of the cost. Santa Barbara Restaurant Week is a 10-day event designed to showcase the culinary delights of Santa Barbara crafted by the area’s finest eating establishments, each offering a prix-fixe menu that includes a $25 2-course lunch and $40 3-course dinner option.

The Race of Gentleman

Brining drag racing back to the streets of Santa Barbara! The Race of Gentlemen will exhibit their hand-selected group of gentlemen and gentlewoman, who will showcase their pre and early post-war machines “street racing” alongside the ocean views at the Hilton Beachfront Santa Barbara.

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