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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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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! 

Saturday Feb 13, 2016


Cachuma Lake Nature Walk
  • February 13, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 10-11:30AM meet at Neal Taylor Lake Nature Center
  • Address: Highway 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-688-4515
  • Venue: Cachuma Lake Recreation Area & Campground

Santa Barbara County Park Naturalists and interpretive guides lead an easy paced ½-mile walk on the Don Wimpress Nature Trail. Large groups are encouraged to call the Park Naturalists in advance.

Science on Site: Transforming Fish Habitats with Rick Thomas and Nicole Poletto

Explore how fish and their habitats are affected by various pollutants in the environment with a kid-friendly activity. 

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruises
  • February 13, 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.

Cachuma Lake Junior Ranger Program
  • February 13, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 12:30-1:30PM
  • Location: Neal Taylor Nature Center
  • Address: 2265 Highway 154, , 93105
  • Phone: 805-688-4515

Kids earn a badge with the help of a Cachuma Lake Naturalist as they learn about wildlife and care about the natural environment. - Meet at the Nature Center. 

Eyes in the Sky
  • February 13, 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. 

Wildlife Nature Cruise on Lake Cachuma
  • February 13, 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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