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Eco-Friendly Wine Tours

Explore Santa Barbara’s wine country this April. Enjoy curated tastings, gourmet pairings, and breathtaking vineyard views. Tours now running with the company’s first 100% emissions-free, 14-passenger electric van.

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Beachside Wellness Event

Sunsender is a family friendly wellness event offering yoga, dancing, live music, DJ sets and wellness activations. Enjoy cold plunging, sauna and IV therapies overlooking the beautiful Santa Barbara coastline. Kids under 12 are free.

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Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

As one of the country’s longest-running Earth Day celebrations, the festival’s mission is to educate, inspire and take action. Explore two days dedicated to stepping into climate leadership. Join in on conversations with climate leaders, get into the groove with musical performances and art contests, build community and connect with eco-minded exhibitors, and learn how you can lean into climate action.

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Taste of Santa Barbara

Discover the annual Taste of Santa Barbara, a week-long culinary celebration inspired by Julia Child’s love and appreciation for Santa Barbara County’s food scene. Explore events across the county showcasing the best food and wine Santa Barbara has to offer. Tickets are on sale now.

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I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival

Madonnari, or street painters, transform the Mission plaza at the Old Mission Santa Barbara using pastels on pavement to create 150 vibrant and colorful, large-scale images. The Santa Barbara I Madonnari Street Painting Festival presents the rare opportunity to view artists of all ages create street paintings ranging from classical to original images.

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Summer Solstice Celebration

The 50th Annual Summer Solstice Celebration kicks off the summer season with a vibrant explosion of creative energy. Spectators can expect to see vibrant displays of artwork, costumes, performances and more. Locals and visitors alike can join in on the fun and dress to impress with this year’s theme of Flights of Fancy.

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