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Summer Island Getaway

Explore California’s sea caves and experience the unique beauty of Channel Islands National Park. Summer is a favorite time on the island for its crystal-clear waters perfect for snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, and wildlife sightings. Expert guides included. Act fast; these tours sell out quickly!

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Celebrate Summer Solstice

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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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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