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Goleta Lemon Festival

Get ready to zest up your weekend at the 30th Annual Lemon Festival! Indulge in a diverse selection of culinary delights and a fantastic family atmosphere with a variety of entertainment and activities. While there, don’t miss the Goleta Fall Classic Car and Street Rod Show, ‘Safety Street,’ pie-eating contests, and arts and crafts vendors.

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NatureTrack Film Festival

NatureTrack Film Festival is a three-day celebration of nature and outdoor adventure through film, showcasing hundreds of national and international filmmakers’ works. This year, NatureTrack Film Festival will celebrate its 5th anniversary with the theme “Igniting passion for nature through film.”

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Santa Barbara Vintners Festival

Taste wines from 50+ wineries and savor regional cuisine from dozens of restaurants, chefs, and food producers at the 39th Annual Santa Barbara Vintners Festival. Meet winemakers and winery owners before stopping by the Bubble Lounge to sample the region’s best sparkling, enjoy live music and engage in captivating culinary and viticulture demonstrations.

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Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival

Savor the abundance of the Santa Barbara Channel at the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival. During this annual event, meet the fishermen who catch and harvest the high-quality, fresh-off-the-boat seafood sourced sustainably from local waters. Don’t forget to dig into some of Santa Barbara’s specialties, including freshly caught lobster and sea urchin (uni) prepared before your eyes.

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Santa Barbara Half Marathon

Lace up your running shoes and get ready for the second annual Santa Barbara Half Marathon! Enjoy picturesque views while you run with course options of a13.1 mile distance, a 5K (3.1 miles) as well as kids fun run set along Cabrillo Blvd and State Street. After the race, celebrate with fellow marathon runners at the events finish line festival.

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78 Years of Diving & Discovery Gala

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is proud to host Jean-Michel Cousteau’s 78 Years of Diving & Discovery Gala with proceeds benefiting the Ocean Futures Society. Celebrate Jean-Michel’s lifetime achievements, dance the night away and indulge in culinary excellence at this transformative event.

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