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Santa Barbara Calendar of Events

The Santa Barbara Calendar of Events boasts a vast collection of Santa Barbara festivals, events and activities, no matter the season. Browse below for a comprehensive listing of events in Santa Barbara.

April 2017

April TBA | Downtown Santa Barbara Join the nation in a day of sheer dance exhilaration presented by the Santa Barbara Dance Alliance, an official Dance Day location....

April 20 – 21 | Alameda Park An environmentally conscious event educating the public on sustainability and green practices....

Family-Friendly Activities in Santa Barbara With summer just around the corner, we’re sure the kids (and you) can’t wait to get outside, soak up some sunshine and explore! And in Santa Barbara, there’s plenty of family-friendly activities at your disposal. Looking for inspiration? Visit the......

April TBA | Oak Park Honor Santa Barbara's thriving Jewish community and Israel's Independence Day....

April 23 – 26 | Earl Warren Showgrounds Visit the Santa Barbara Fair for classic fair staples like delicious fried foods, thrilling rides and National and Amateur National Horse Shows....

May 2017

May 5 | Multiple Locations Honor Mexico's rich heritage, tradition and pride at multiple events and locations through the Santa Barbara area....

May 19 – 20 | Downtown Santa Barbara Car enthusiasts flock to this annual car show featuring 350 hot rods, classic cars and high-performance automobiles on State Street between Micheltorena and Guiterrez....

May 26 – 28 | Santa Barbara Mission An eye-popping festival featuring massive pastel works done in Italian street painting style....

Zoo-a-Palooza at the Santa Barbara Zoo If you’re in Santa Barbara with the kids this June, you’re in luck! On June 14, the Santa Barbara Zoo kicks off its first annual Zoo-a-Palooza. From 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., your little ones can enjoy science experiments,......

June 2017

June | Stearns Wharf/East Beach & Ty Warner Sea Center Show your support for responsibility initiatives in ocean awareness and smart environmental practices....