Please join us for the 44th annual Book Sale on September 19-29, 2019. This is the largest used book sale in the tri-counties.
Solvang Danish Days 2019 will once again provide attendees with a total Danish immersion experience while helping to preserve Solvang’s authentic Danish heritage.
The Flamenco Arts Festival is a unique international cultural exchange experience for the Santa Barbara community and for those who come from around the nation and abroad
You’ll find wonderful food, a fantastic family atmosphere, and variety of entertainment and activities that have made this the most anticipated event on the Goleta coast.
For 30 years, Santa Barbara’s Senior Expo has been a premier health fair and services exposition for older adults and caretakers. This year’s Expo offers an exciting new array of services and activities for seniors and those who care for them.
Comedian and actor Maz Jobrani, is known for his jokes and riffs about living as an Iranian immigrant in the United States
Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year-round, rain or shine. Music and entertainment liven the markets while creating a positive ambiance. Come shop and socialize. Various locations around town: http://www.sbfarmersmarket.org/
A handful of fishermen can be found on the City Pier (opposite Brophy's) every Saturday selling crab, rockfish, ling cod, black cod, halibut, urchin, abalone (sustainably farmed), and other catch of the day items - with unbeatable prices
Hours - 6:00 - 11:00 AM every Saturday, year round
1st Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment from 5-8pm. 1st Thursdayvenues feature attractions such as art openings, live music, artists' receptions, lectures, wine tastings and hands-on activities.
Experience Santa Barbara—its architecture and its past—in a unique and personal way. Join us in a small group walking tour of the downtown area. Led by highly knowledgeable docents of the Architectural Foundation, the tour focuses on architectural styles, significant and historic buildings, aesthetics, past and present building usage, and landscape history. Discover why Santa Barbara is called “The American Riviera,” and why the News Press lauds our educational walkabouts.
We’ll lead you to hidden courtyards, secret fountains and original adobes. Photographic opportunities abound and our leisurely pace invites relaxed enjoyment. View at first hand varying architectural traditions and appreciate up close Santa Barbara’s hallmarks: hand-made tiles, wrought iron detailing, stonework, balconies, doorways, arches and fragrant plantings.
Adjacent City lot parking is available for both tours. The tours are an easy walking stroll. Bring your camera and friends. All are welcome, including children, but please know that the tour is two hours long of walking with lots of detailed information. Children under 12 are free but must be accompanied by an adult. Please, no strollers.