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Explore upcoming art and culture festivals and events in Santa Barbara! Don't miss these culturally-infused things to do while you're here.

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Wednesday Apr 23, 2014


Santa Barbara Fair & Expo
  • April 23, 2014 - April 27, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: Las Positas Road at Hwy 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-687-0766
  • Venue: Earl Warren Showgrounds

The Santa Barbara Fair & Expo will feature carnival rides, games, contests, entertainment, exhibits, farm animals and more!

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 23, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

Thursday Apr 24, 2014


Santa Barbara Fair & Expo
  • April 24, 2014 - April 27, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: Las Positas Road at Hwy 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-687-0766
  • Venue: Earl Warren Showgrounds

The Santa Barbara Fair & Expo will feature carnival rides, games, contests, entertainment, exhibits, farm animals and more!

Sessions: Radical Museums with Nina Simon

Museum consultant and author, Nina Simon, leads a discussion about how cultural institutions can reconnect with the public and demonstrate their value and relevance in contemporary life and how museums can experiment with audience participation while still upholding traditional models.

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 24, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

Friday Apr 25, 2014


"The Consul" by Gian-Carlo Menotti
  • April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 2 days
  • Times: April 25th 7:30PM, April 27th 2:30PM.
  • Address: 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-899-2222
  • Venue: Granada Theatre

The Consul tells the harrowing tale of a devoted wife and mother who clashes with bureaucracy of a nameless police state while trying to rescue her husband and secure freedom for her persecuted family. A true operatic thriller...like Hitchcock set to music! 

Green Shorts Film Festival

Green Shorts is an International Film Festival showcasing independent films that promote environmental awareness. The festival's origins are rooted in Santa Barbara and have been an important part of the Earth Day celebration since 2008!

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo
  • April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: Las Positas Road at Hwy 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-687-0766
  • Venue: Earl Warren Showgrounds

The Santa Barbara Fair & Expo will feature carnival rides, games, contests, entertainment, exhibits, farm animals and more!

The National and Portugal. The Man live at Santa Barbara Bowl
  • April 25, 2014
  • Times: 7PM
  • Address: 1122 N. Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Phone: 805-962-7411
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Bowl

The National will provide an evening of live music to all their fans in Santa Barbara! Joining them will be very special guest Portugal. The Man.

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 25, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

Saturday Apr 26, 2014


Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival 2014
  • April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Saturday 11AM-7PM, Sunday 11AM-6PM
  • Location: Alameda Park
  • Address: 1400 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-0583
  • Venue: Alameda Park

Celebrate the Earth and environmental awareness in the town where Earth Day originated! Enjoy live music, Sustainable Organic food, an Eco-Market place, green car show, sports and plenty of Eco friendly vendors! 

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo
  • April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: Las Positas Road at Hwy 101, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-687-0766
  • Venue: Earl Warren Showgrounds

The Santa Barbara Fair & Expo will feature carnival rides, games, contests, entertainment, exhibits, farm animals and more!

Santa Barbara's Founding Day

Celebrate Santa Barbara's 232nd Birthday with “Founding Day” at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park. Bring the family and watch the Presidio come to life with Early California music and dance, pottery, Chumash storytelling, archaeology, adobe brick making, and more!

Culture 101 Spring Promotion
  • April 26, 2014 - May 31, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: All around The American Riviera®
  • Phone: 805-966-9222

Experience Santa Barbara's culture & discover the area's untold treasures. Get your hands dirty and become a Zoo Keeper for a day, illuminate your imagination with world premier art exhibits, or walk  your way through original tours, and much more! Check website for specific events.

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Sea Cave Kayak

Kayak and Snorkel Channel Islands National Park

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FlySBA.com

To anywhere in the world, Santa Barbara Airport!

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Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a cruise, accommodations for 2 & bottle of chardonnay

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Refresh & Renew

Welcome Back to the Newly Renovated Fess Parker Resort!

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Amgen: May 15

Catch the Action - Amgen Tour of CA returns to SB on May 15!


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