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Christmas in Santa Barbara: Experience the Holiday Magic

While Kris Kringle is busy checking his list twice, Santa Barbara is busy going all-out in celebration of Christmas! The town dons itself with decorations and plans plenty of festive activities. You’ll be swept away by the holiday magic when you spend Christmas in Santa Barbara.

Boo At the Zoo Santa Barbara 2019

Enjoy a spookily good time with your family this fall at Boo at the Zoo Santa Barbara 2019! This yearly event is full of family friendly activities, events for older kids, and lots of fun! Don your best costume and come out to the Santa Barbara Zoo for an evening the whole family will love.

The Book Den Santa Barbara: A Storied History

The Book Den Santa Barbara is the oldest book store in Santa Barbara! This store has some interesting history, and it’s known for selling all kinds of books. From rare and collectible books to today’s bestsellers, you’ll find the books you’re searching for at The Book Den.

Old Spanish Days is Less Than One Month Away!

One of Santa Barbara’s biggest festivals, Old Spanish Days, is almost here! The festival is less than one month away and it is Santa Barbara’s premier festival–or fiesta!

MOXI Museum Santa Barbara: Embrace Curiosity!

The MOXI Museum Santa Barbara is all about fostering creativity. When you visit the MOXI Museum, you’ll be able to explore the world around you and discover things you never knew. This is a great place for people of all ages, from families with young kids to adults, to enjoy a fun day of exploration […]

Join the Santa Barbara 4th of July Celebration!

fireworks over the beach santa barbara 4th of july

Independence Day is quickly approaching and that means celebrations! Join the Santa Barbara 4th of July festivities to celebrate America’s independence with a focus on fun! There will be a parade, food, music, and of course: fireworks. You don’t want to miss all of these fun activities.

Take a Ride on the Lil’ Toot Water Taxi

The Lil’ Toot Water Taxi is a Santa Barbara icon! The tugboat is named for its distinctive whistle, and is such a fun way to explore the Santa Barbara Harbor. When you take a trip on Lil’ Toot, you’ll experience the Santa Barbara Harbor in a new way!

Italian Street Painting Festival Brings Art to Santa Barbara

The Italian Street Painting Festival is a yearly Southern Californian tradition. This year, join in on the festival fun and experiences when you visit Santa Barbara! Santa Barbara’s festival is inspired by the I Madonnari festival in Italy, and it is deeply authentic to the spirit of the original festival.

Visit Lotusland in Santa Barbara

A secret garden, private tours, incredible beauty. Find all this and more at Lotusland in Santa Barbara! This is a great place to spend part of your day and will give you a greater appreciation of Santa Barbara’s natural beauty.

Your Santa Barbara Itinerary: Weekend in Town with the Kids

Hey, feeling like a fun weekend road trip? Whether it’s 100 miles or fewer than 10, your whole gang will have a great time in Santa Barbara. We’ve even planned your itinerary — from start to finish.