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Santa Barbara Arts & Culture

Arts and culture lovers take note: plan ahead! In fact, treat a visit to Santa Barbara the way you might a trip to Chicago or New York (with a lot more sunshine and fresh air) - you don't want the stand-out memory of your trip to be what you didn't get to see. To help you hit it all, visit Culture 101—your go-to guide to over 101 art and cultural attractions in Santa Barbara, all just off Highway 101!

Pick your passion and explore it further here. Or follow a tried and true route to cultural bliss with one of these itineraries:

Besides annual arts events and festivals, Santa Barbara offers time-tested standbys: monthly 1st Thursdays, when galleries extend their hours and downtown streets become outdoor stages, and Sundays all year, when Cabrillo Boulevard transforms into a stretching seaside celebration of local arts and crafts.

To learn more about upcoming events, festivals, live performances, gallery hops and more, sign up for our Arts & Culture enewsletter

 

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Big Stage Productions
  • 23 W. Anapamu St. #112
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 708-8897
Bottoms Sea Arts--Four Seasons Resort Santa Barbara
  • 1260 Channel Drive
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • Information: (805) 695-0888
Boxtales Theatre Company
  • 21 East Canon Perdido Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93109
  • Information: (805) 962-1142
Brooks Institute of Photography
  • 1321 Alameda Padre Serra
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805.966.3888
California Avocado Festival
  • P.O. Box 146
  • Carpinteria, CA 93014
  • Information: 805.684.0038
California Lemon Festival in Goleta
  • Girsh Park
  • Goleta, CA
  • Information: 800.646.5382
Camerata Pacifica
  • P.O. Box 30116
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93130
  • Information: (805) 884-8410
Carpinteria Valley Arts Council
  • P.O. Box 597
  • Carpinteria, CA 93014
  • Information: (805) 684-7789
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
  • 956 Maple Avenue
  • Carpinteria, CA 93013
  • Information: 805.684.3112
Casa de la Guerra
  • 15 E. De la Guerra St.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805.965.0093
Casa Dolores
  • 1023 Bath Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Cascada de Flores
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  • Information: 805-886-0435
Central Coast Culinary
  • 1281 Franciscan Court #2
  • Carpinteria, CA 93013
  • Information: 805-403-6177
Channel Cities Jazz Society
  • 660 Hot Springs Road
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • Information: (805) 969-1949
Channing Peake Gallery
  • 105 E. Anapamu Street, 1st Floor
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 568-3990
Chase Palm Park/City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation
  • 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805-897-1928
Children's Festival c/o Family Service Agency
  • 123 West Gutierrez Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 965-1001
Cinema Twin Theatres
  • 6050 Hollister Avenue
  • Goleta, CA 93117
  • Information: 805.964.6821
Clairmont Farms Lavender Company
  • 2480 Roblar Ave.
  • Los Olivos, CA 93441
  • Information: (805) 688-7505
Coal Oil Point Reserve
  • Marine Sciences, UCSB
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Information: (805) 893-3703
Cody Gallery
  • 2982 Grand Avenue
  • Los Olivos, CA 91441
  • Information: (805) 688-5083
College of Creative Studies Art Gallery
  • College of Creative Studies, UCSB
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Information: (805) 893-8974
Comedy Hideaway
  • 5711 Calle Real
  • Goleta, CA 93117
  • Information: (805) 364-2999
Community Arts Music Association (CAMA)
  • 111 East Yanonali Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805-966-4324
Cramolini's Fine Art
  • 314 Chapala Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805.568.1116
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