Santa Barbara Festivals & Shows

Santa Barbara Festivals & ShowsSanta Barbara makes sure X marks the spot on your calendar month after month when it comes to festival fun. Festival goers know the city’s sunny weather, ocean views and friendly people make the perfect backdrop to celebrate art, film, food, music, wine and more!

Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Stand in line for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival! This event brings out the stars, the movies and the directors. The 11-day celebration has been rolling out the red carpet since 1985 and is the place for festival goers to preview the hottest releases from independent and international players.

Address: 1528 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - MAP
Phone: (805) 963-0023

Santa Barbara French Festival
Bonjour! Be French for a day at the Santa Barbara French Festival. Dozens of chefs prepare fine French cuisine, French poodles march in the French Poodle Parade, and there’s three stages of non stop entertainment. You can also learn to speak French, so remember to wear your beret!

Address: Oak Park Santa Barbara, CA 93190 - MAP

Women's Festival
Women unite at the Women’s Festival in Santa Barbara! Girl power is in full force at the two-day festival which focuses on empowering women to build life changing personal, business and community relationships. Women from all walks of life connect with friends and see famous women guest speakers and entertainers.

Address: 721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109 - MAP
Phone: (805) 565-9967

Harbor Seafood Festival
Catch fun at the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival. The waterfront festival hooks thousands of festival goers in to eat the best fresh crab, succulent lobster and other seafood fare. The one-day seafest celebrates local fisheries and charitable giving which is the trophy catch of the day.

Address: Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA - MAP

Santa Barbara County Vintners' Festival
Uncork the fun! The Santa Barbara County Vintner’s Festival brings wine lovers together to raise a glass and toast to a good time. Sample more than 100 wines and indulge in foods from the best area restaurants. You'll experience great wines, good food and endless hours of entertainment at this five-day festival.

Address: River Park Lompoc, CA 93438 - MAP
Phone: (805) 688-0881

Santa Barbara Wine Festival
Grape lovers pick the Santa Barbara Wine Festival to savor new wines. Guests spend a fabulous day tasting wine from the Central Coast's foremost wineries and nibbling on delectable eatables. Held at the Santa Barbara Museum of Nature you’re surrounded by nature and good-natured friends.

Address: 2559 Puesta del Sol Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105 - MAP
Phone: (805) 682-4711

California Lemon Festival
Pucker up for the California Lemon Festival. Just minutes from Santa Barbara, festival goers squeeze hours of fun into trying out tasty local foods and enjoying tons of exciting entertainment. From pie eating contests to horseback riding to stage dancers and even a classic car and hot-rod show!

Phone: (805) 967-2500