Don't put your festival attire away just yet! September in Santa Barbara is just as festive as peak summer months, with fewer crowds to shuffle through.
The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department proudly hosts numerous public special events throughout the year for residents and visitors alike. Our beautiful parks and beaches serve as the backdrop for the 90+ events that occur here annually. From community festivals to professional sporting events to walks and runs benefitting nonprofit organizations…you're sure to find something that appeals to you just about every weekend of the year!
To see what's going on in our City, click here for a Special Events Calendar . Keep in mind this calendar only lists special events taking place in parks and beaches within our City limits. For other public special events taking place in the greater Santa Barbara area, click here for the community events calendar created by the Santa Barbara Visitors Center.
No trip to Santa Barbara is complete without visiting the Santa Barbara Wine Country. Santa Barbara County has become recognized as one of the top wine growing regions in the world. The Santa Barbara Wine Country offers a robust selection of award winning wineries nestled in the rustic Santa Ynez Valley that is also home to world-class horse ranches, the Chumash Casino and the Danish town of Solvang. Come see for yourself how this unique climate can produce so many world class wines. Wine tasting tours are available year round, 7 days a week in the Santa Ynez Valley, Los Olivos, and downtown Santa Barbara.