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Kid Friendly Events

Need a family night out? Take a look at these family-friendly activities and events in Santa Barbara! Or visit our Family Fun Trek or Santa Barbara Family Ideas itineraries for inspiration for all ages. The part about a family visit to Santa Barbara is that it’s easy to leave the car in park and get around car-free! Cruise from downtown to Stearns Wharf and the Harbor in the waterfront shuttle for a mere $.50 per ride! Jump on an open-air trolley and head to Old Mission Santa Barbara or see the area from a different perspective with a sea kayak tour, ride on the water taxi or pedicab! For a true adventure, spend the day exploring the Channel Islands—one of the country’s most unique and stunning national parks, only a short ferry ride across the Santa Barbara Channel. From beaches to parks and fun in the sun to interactive museum exhibits, the best time is sure to be had by all in Santa Barbara!

 

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Sunday Feb 07, 2016


Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruises
  • February 07, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Fri-Sun 10AM-Noon, and Fri - Sat 2-4PM
  • Address: Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 8055682460, 8056865055
  • Venue: Cachuma Lake Recreation Area & Campground

Santa Barbara County Park Naturalists lead 2-hour cruises that focus on bald eagles, local birds and migratory birds, local wildlife, flora, geology, and Native American and settler history.

Eyes in the Sky
  • February 07, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Times: 2PM
  • Address: 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-682-4711
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Meet live raptors such as Red-tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or peregrine Falcon! 

Sea Stories for Families

Enjoy interactive story readings perfect for families.Included with admission. 

Shark Sundays at Santa Barbara Natural History Museum Sea Center

Watch us feed sharks and rays in the Shark Habitat Tank. Observe shark feeding behaviors, and if you are lucky, help us throw in a few pieces too!

Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

Wildlife Nature Cruise on Lake Cachuma
  • February 07, 2016
  • Times: 10AM-12PM or 2-4PM
  • Location: Lake Cachuma
  • Address: 225 California 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-568-2460

Let Lake Cachuma's Naturalists guide you on a 2-hour Lake Cruise aboard the Osprey. Lake Cachuma is a thriving habitat for a great variety of wildlife, birds, fish, trees and plants. Fun for all ages! 

Monday Feb 08, 2016


Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

Tuesday Feb 09, 2016


Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

Wednesday Feb 10, 2016


Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

Thursday Feb 11, 2016


Eyes in the Sky
  • February 11, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Times: 2PM
  • Address: 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-682-4711
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Meet live raptors such as Red-tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or peregrine Falcon! 

Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

Friday Feb 12, 2016


Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruises
  • February 12, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Fri-Sun 10AM-Noon, and Fri - Sat 2-4PM
  • Address: Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 8055682460, 8056865055
  • Venue: Cachuma Lake Recreation Area & Campground

Santa Barbara County Park Naturalists lead 2-hour cruises that focus on bald eagles, local birds and migratory birds, local wildlife, flora, geology, and Native American and settler history.

Parent's Night Out - Kid's Night of Fun!
  • February 12, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 2nd Friday
  • Times: 6:30-10PM
  • Location: Martial Arts Family Fitness
  • Address: 122 E Gutierrez St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-6233

Need a night out on the town? Kids, ages 6-12 are invited to our Parent's Night Out event at Martial Arts Family Fitness. Every Parent's Night Out has a different theme (Ninjas, Nerf, Lightsabers, Superheroes, etc). Games, pizza, training, and fun! Check our Facebook page for more details.

Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

Wildlife Nature Cruise on Lake Cachuma
  • February 12, 2016
  • Times: 10AM-12PM or 2-4PM
  • Location: Lake Cachuma
  • Address: 225 California 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-568-2460

Let Lake Cachuma's Naturalists guide you on a 2-hour Lake Cruise aboard the Osprey. Lake Cachuma is a thriving habitat for a great variety of wildlife, birds, fish, trees and plants. Fun for all ages! 

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