Monthly Events Calendar

APRIL 2024

Santa Barbara Trapeze Co.

Looking for something to keep your kids entertained this spring break? Send them to our day camp. They will fly on the trapeze, tumble on the ground, learn aerial arts, exercise outdoors and play games all together! Our A-team professional instructors will keep them safe and happy. 

El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel

Retreat to the Foothills of the California Riviera for Curated Experiences for the Five Human Senses.

Join El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel and PALMA Colectiva for Wellness Week.

Granada Theatre

Delve into the rich history of this storied venue.

Witness the evolution of the Granada, now the cherished home of the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, as we commemorate its century of cultural significance.

Costa Kitchen & Bar

Every Wednesday costa Kitchen & Bar offers Happy Hour pricing and half-off bottles of Santa Barbara & Santa Ynez Valley Wine Bottles. Enjoy live local acoustic music on the patio.

Lobero Theatre

Illuminate is the world’s leading film festival for evolutionary cinema and this year, they are celebrating their 10th Anniversary at the historic Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara. Dedicated to spreading enlightened ideas and pushing humanity forward, Illuminate is a landmark destination event and centerpiece for conscious content. 

California Nature Art Museum

Celebrate California Poppy Day with free admission to the California Nature Art Museum. Create your own flower crown or boutonniere as part of a guided papercraft activity, marvel at Leslie Franklin’s collection of poppy vintage items & collectibles, enjoy poppy-inspired treats from Lindsay’s Little Bakery, and be sure to be one of the first fifty guests to arrive to secure your free collectible sticker!

Santa Barbara Zoo

Celebrate the magic of cinema at the 39th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival! Immerse yourself in a world of cinematic brilliance against the stunning backdrop of Santa Barbara, where film fanatics and industry professionals come together to celebrate the art of storytelling on the big screen. 

Yoga Soup

Kids are busy these days with school, family and extras and they get stressed out just like adults. Yoga is a great way for them to connect, slow down and learn about the tools within themselves to de-stress.

Creative Kids Yoga classes introduce postures, breathing and yoga themes to kids through movement and art.

Workzones Santa Barbara

Join Workzones Santa Barbara for a brief productivity conversation and then get to work! Power hour sessions are beneficial for deep and cognitively demanding work. Or for completing long-delayed tasks that you tend to procrastinate on. The choice is entirely yours! 

Santa Barbara Bowl

Social Distortion’s patented mix of punk, bluesy rock n’ roll and outlaw country, while also stretching the boundaries of their signature sound is a blend of potent power that appeals to all ages.

Bad Religion is in an almost singular position in the history of punk. Having formed right on the heels of the original explosion, they led the west coast arm of hardcore’s birth, adding their melodic riffs, zooming harmonies, and viciously verbose lyrical punch to the basic bash of hardcore.

Twenty-Four Blackbirds

Come down to the Twenty-Four Blackbirds chocolate factory to get an in depth and behind the scenes tour of how chocolate is made, with tastings along the way! 

Ensemble Theatre Company at the New Vic

Weaving together nearly two centuries of family history, this epic theatrical event charts the humble beginnings, outrageous successes and devastating failure of the financial institution that would ultimately bring the global economy to its knees. The Lehman Trilogy is the quintessential story of western capitalism, rendered through the lens of a single immigrant family.

Carousel House

Saunter & Sip your way through the Carousel House, Santa Barbara’s stunning oceanfront venue. Over 25 Sta. Rita Hills wineries showcase their delicious current and new release rosés and delicious sparkling wines. Music by The Down Yonders round out our event for a lovely Spring afternoon at the beach.

Zaca Mesa Winery

As you relax, sip, and savor the breathtaking views of our vineyard estate, soak in the picturesque beauty of the San Rafael Mountain Range. With the culinary expertise of Chef Jake Francis from the Valley Piggery, pair a distinctive lineup of TREAD wines for a unique tasting menu and wine experience. 

California Nature Art Museum

The California Nature Art Museum is excited to bring the important topic of pollinators to its gallery featuring original art by Ava Roth, Elizabeth Weber, Susan McDonnell, and Cynthia James.

Power of Your Om Yoga Studio

People with vision loss, as well as sighted people, are invited to come together for a sensory experience of connection and expansion. Sighted students will be given a blindfold for class to experience what it is like to connect to our bodies and each other in a new way. The class will be warm, but not heated.

Paradise Springs Winery

Enjoy Bingo night every Wednesday at Paradise Springs Winery hosted by Experience Manager, Jason Shotts. Prizes include glasses of wine, bottles, and even tacos!

18 Winemaker Dinner: Chalone Vineyard​​​​​​​


Sip on delicious wines from Chalone Vineyards, while mingling with winemaker Greg Freeman, and enjoy an exquisite dinner from Executive Chef Travis Watson. The evening begins with a meet & greet reception on the patio, followed by a four course dinner in Blackbird. Each course is carefully curated by Chef Travis to perfectly pair with these superb wines.

Comedy Hideaway Showroom

Every week, Comedy Hideaway brings you the laughs with national headliners with credits from HBO, Comedy Central, Netflix, and more!

Since 2009, Comedy Hideaway has been proud to bring the best comedy shows to Santa Barbara. 

Taste Makers Market

Taste Makers Market is a visually stunning open air pop up epicurean market featuring the best artisans of the Central Coast. Sip and savor the best of Santa Barbara while enjoying live music and panoramic ocean views.

Santa Barbara Zoo

Celebrate Earth Day with the Santa Barbara Zoo! Climate change and other effects of human activity on our planet have a devastating impact on countless species of animals, including many that call the Zoo home. At the Zoo they aim to inspire and nurture guests’ passion for nature every day. Let’s work on saving our planet together!

SunSwept Sailing

Each year over 25,000 Gray whales migrate around 14,000 miles from Alaska to Mexico and back. This migration is the longest of any mammal on the planet and passes through the coastal waters of Santa Barbara mid-February through mid-May.

Join SunSwept Sailing for a thrilling up close and personal 3 or 4 hour whale watching experience!

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Join MOXI weekly for Toddler Tuesdays for a quieter morning at the museum with no scheduled field trips. Tuesday mornings are now for our tiniest tinkerers and explorers with rotating monthly themes, special activities, and modifications to our exhibits to make them more accessible to little ones. Take this time to play, discover and interact with exhibits alongside your toddlers.

Lobero Theatre

Paula’s songwriting pushes boundaries and touches hearts. Known for such smash hits as, “Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?” and “I Don’t Want to Wait,” the GRAMMY® winning artist recently released For The Birds, a new set of songs recorded with fellow luminaries and GRAMMY® Award-winners Jason Isbell and John Paul White. Morley and Chris Bruce open the show. Chris is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, writer and Morley is a singer-songwriter, producer, and educator.

Earl Warren Showgrounds

The family adventures never end with over thirty thrilling carnival rides that twist, twirl, and spin. For the little ones, there will be a separate kiddie rides and games area. Entertainment all day, live music, adorable farm animals, petting zoo, and delicious fair food. See all the creative projects made by youth and adults of all ages and skill levels in the exhibit hall.

The Arlington Theatre

Blurring the lines between classical and contemporary, San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet is renowned for its impeccable technique, captivating dancers and rich visual works. Alonzo King’s newest creation, Deep River, uses spiritual music from Black and Jewish traditions alongside original compositions by Jason Moran to assert the power of hope in the face of seemingly impossible odds. 

Lobero Theatre

Don’t miss this exciting supergroup, with internationally acclaimed artists, who faithfully recreate the dynamic performances of The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Martha and The Vandellas, The Four Tops, The Jackson Five, Smokey Robinson, and many more Motown legends.

Alameda Park

Join in on conversations with climate leaders, get into the groove with musical performances and art contests, build community and connect with eco-minded exhibitors, and learn how you can lean into climate action.

Various locations

Get your appetites ready for the return of Santa Barbara Restaurant Week! This sixth annual event will be highlighting our city restaurants and wineries. All participating restaurants will be presenting exciting pre-fixe menus. Don’t miss your chance to try special menu items at some of the best restaurants in Santa Barbara. 

Granada Theatre

On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This stirring and inspiring musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of the small town in Newfoundland that opened their homes to 7,000 stranded travelers on 9/11. During that fateful week, cultures clashed and nerves ran high—but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Celebrate the best of humankind and the best in all of us at Come From Away.


Maureen has been around the industry for a lifetime. Her business is based on the core values and ethics taught to her at a very young age: integrity, honesty, and great communication.