Santa Barbara Parade of Lights (Early December) Kick off your December holiday in style with the Santa Barbara Parade of Lights. This annual tradition, held in the Santa Barbara Harbor, features a spectacular boat parade illuminated with thousands of lights. After the parade, don’t miss the grand fireworks display. Marina Beach Motel, just a stone’s throw from the harbor, offers the perfect vantage point for these festivities.
State Street Holiday Shopping State Street transforms into a festive holiday shopping paradise in December. With unique boutiques and local artisans, you’ll find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. After a day of shopping, relax in the cozy comfort of your room at Marina Beach Motel.
The Nutcracker at the Granada Theatre Experience the magic of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at the historic Granada Theatre. This enchanting performance by the State Street Ballet is a holiday staple. The theatre, just a short drive from Marina Beach Motel, makes for an unforgettable evening out.
Santa Barbara Trolley of Lights Tour Join the Santa Barbara Trolley of Lights Tour for a dazzling journey through the city’s most beautifully decorated neighborhoods. This family-friendly tour is a wonderful way to soak in the festive spirit, and with Marina Beach Motel’s convenient location, hopping on this tour is a breeze.
Winter Wine Walk (Mid-December) Explore Santa Barbara’s renowned wineries with the Winter Wine Walk. Sample exquisite local wines and savor gourmet bites, making for a perfect romantic or friends’ night out. Our motel is just minutes away from some of the best participating wineries.
Santa Barbara Zoo’s Holiday Events For families, the Santa Barbara Zoo offers delightful holiday events throughout December. Enjoy festive lights, animal encounters, and holiday-themed activities. Marina Beach Motel, family-friendly and comfortable, is the perfect spot to rest after a day of adventure.
Why Choose Marina Beach Motel? Convenience: Our motel is centrally located, making it easy to access all of Santa Barbara’s December events and attractions. Comfort: With our cozy, well-appointed rooms, Marina Beach Motel offers a warm and inviting place to relax after a day of exploring. Hospitality: Our friendly staff are knowledgeable about Santa Barbara and can provide personalized recommendations to make your stay memorable. Amenities: Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site bike rentals, and a delightful breakfast to start your day right. Pet-Friendly: Don’t leave your furry friends behind! Our pet-friendly policy ensures your entire family can enjoy a Santa Barbara getaway.
Celebrate the joy of the holiday season in Santa Barbara this December, and let Marina Beach Motel be your gateway to a magical experience. With so much to see and do, Santa Barbara is the ultimate destination for a December escape. Book your stay with us today and discover the wonder of Santa Barbara in winter!