Monthly Events Calendar


Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) at The New Vic

The Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival will bring the community together to experience the power of exceptional films from around the world on themes of Jewish culture and identity.

Santa Barbara Bowl

During the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary year in 2015, founding member Bill Kreutzmann became interested in where the band’s spiritual offspring had taken the torch, under the tutelage of musicians that remained heavily influenced by the Grateful Dead, but that — decades removed from the band’s final show — were still a product of more modern times.

Santa Barbara High School

This Halloween season, take a trip into the past and experience Bram Stoker’s DRACULA like you’ve never seen it before. In a version adapted by local legend Eric Lehman, Santa Barbara High School Theatre Department is bringing a fresh take to an archetypal story of love, revenge, loyalty, fear, and power.

Elks Lodge | The Star Spangled Hall

Pierre Claeyseens Veterans Foundation (PCVF) is thrilled to announce the twenty-sixth annual Veterans Day Gala. The evening will be filled with live music, dancing, a wonderful meal, and patriotic presentations.

Military Dress or Semi-Formal. Dress uniform or black tie attire is optional. 

Cabrillo Blvd

Are you ready for your medal? Lace up your running shoes and get ready for the second annual Santa Barbara Half Marathon! Enjoy picturesque views while you run with course options of a13.1 mile distance, a 5K (3.1 miles) as well as kids fun run set along Cabrillo Blvd and State Street. 

El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel

Nestled above the Pacific Ocean in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, discover El Encanto Spa, a retreat where well-being, luxury and vitality go hand-in-hand with the natural world. 

El Encanto’s charming setting and lush gardens offer the ultimate secluded retreat, creating an eclectic and authentic ambiance for rediscovery.

Lobero Theatre

Warren Miller Entertainment presents Warren Miller’s – All Time. Seventy-four years of filmmaking.  From the birth of ski towns like Sun Valley and Aspen to the icons and innovators, the film spins through the years, bringing humor and inspiration from today to the park scene at Woodward Park City and the next gen of skiers and riders.

Granada Theatre

Combining graceful precision with intimate expression, visionary violinist Midori is sure to transfix audiences in this performance with Europe’s most distinguished string orchestra. In 2020, Midori and Switzerland’s Festival Strings Lucerne commemorated Beethoven’s 250th birthday by recording the composer’s Violin Concerto and his two Romances.

SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

Since 2012, Monophonics has steadily built a reputation as a consistent band with a unique sound. Well crafted songs and records are matched by an energetic live performance. A heavenly signature style: Pure timeless heavy soul and warm textures of psychedelic rock. This is a band that revels in the past, taking you back to the stylings of the late 60s and early 70s, while always keeping its feet positioned in the present, looking ahead to the future.

Out of the Box Theatre Company

Out of the Box Theatre Company presents the Southern California premiere of Alice by Heart. 

Alice by Heart is a touching musical inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 

This world-premiere musical encourages us all to celebrate the transformational power of the imagination, even in the harshest of times.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Celebrate Jean-Michel Cousteau’s lifetime achievements with his personal premiere of an original multimedia presentation featuring acclaimed historic and never before publicly shown film footage. Dance the night away, indulge in culinary excellence, and immerse yourself in this truly transformative gala experience. 

A longtime partner of The Ritz-Carlton brand, Jean-Michel Cousteau is an explorer, diplomat, environmentalist, educator, author, and film producer.

The Arlington Theatre

Join the historic Arlington Theatre for a thrilling musical journey as La Septima Vuelta Tour takes the stage! Experience the electrifying fusion of Latin rhythms and soulful melodies iduring a show that will leave you dancing and singing all night long

Pearl Social

Experience the holidays in a whole new Christmas light, with over-the-top holiday decor, displays, and a cocktail menu like you’ve never sipped before. With merchandise—like kooky Christmas collectible ceramic cocktail vessels—and yuletide cheer aplenty, this scene is something everyone in Santa Barbara has to see to believe.

Miracle’s reservation-recommended experience is a must for every tinsel-loving, nostalgic Christmas fan and the ideal venue for your social or work crew to ring in the holidays with extra pizzazz.

El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel

Where good vibes blend with botanical delights atop the Santa Barbara hills. El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel invites you to indulge in this modern ritual, steeped in discovery and enchantment, that celebrates the power of connection and the Art of Afternooning.

Santa Barbara Zoo

See the Zoo in a whole new light at the 2nd Annual ZooLights! Watch the Zoo transform after dark into a magical world of lights, featuring thousands of handcrafted silk-covered lanterns lit with more than 50,000 LED bulbs. 

Walk through the Zoo and enjoy the interactive light exhibit with illuminated lanterns showcasing animal and nature scenes that represent wild places from around the world. 

Power of Your Om Yoga Studio

Step into a monthly sacred space where the power of feminine energy and the mystical energy of the new moon converge. Our New Moon Women’s Circle is a soul-nurturing gathering designed to align with the introspective and rejuvenating energies of the new moon phase.

During this gathering, we come together as a community of women to honor the cycle of renewal, set intentions, and cultivate deep connections. 

Earl Warren Showgrounds

Simply put, Santa Barbara Antique & Vintage Show & Sale is the most exciting antique, vintage, jewelry and decorative arts show on the west coast. Stop by and browse a selection of vintage goods from 17th Century to Mid century.  From tin to Tiffany, furniture, jewelry, paintings, silver, China, pottery, lighting, textiles, Native American, vintage fashion, oriental rugs, mid-century modern, Asian antiques and  many rare and hard to find items. There is something for everyone!

18 Farmer & the Flea Market​​​​​​​

El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park

Farmer and the Flea is an open air monthly artisan market featuring local goods. Enjoy live music, local and small business vendors, food and beverage and great vibes. The Farmer & the Flea brings artisans and makers, chefs, farmers and bakers to downtown Santa Barbara. It’s a bona fide good time for all!

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

This winter is about to get a whole lot cooler – without the chill. Sock Skating is coming to MOXI’s rooftop. 

We’re adapting to climate-friendly fun with iceless skating and activities designed to engage the next generation of climate crusaders.

SunSwept Sailing

Departing daily, this 1-hour cruise will explore the Santa Barbara Harbor, Waterfront and Stearns Wharf with a narrated tour and magnificent views of the American Riviera coastline. Experience the pure joy of sailing on the classic yacht, Kelpie, with occasional views of wildlife like sea lions, dolphins and more!

Wildling Museum of Art and Nature

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature is pleased to announce California’s Changing Landscape: The Way of Water, an upcoming solo exhibition by photographer George Rose, November 2023 through July 2024 at the Wildling Museum’s Valley Oak Gallery. His vast exploration of the state and its fraught relationship with water will culminate with the release of his forthcoming book of the same title, coming Spring 2024.

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours

Start your Thanksgiving weekend off right with a trip to Wine country with friends and family.

Let Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours take care of all the details while you enjoy the breathtaking sights and distinctive flavors of the Santa Ynez Valley.

Rosewood Miramar Beach | The Revere Room

Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Revere Room and enjoy a festive 4-course dinner menu crafted from the freshest locally sourced ingredients. 

SYV Horseback Rides

A Cowboy Christmas returns to Santa Ynez Valley for another year of unforgettable holiday activities for all ages! Guests can take a trip into the valley and enjoy unique holiday animal experiences, the Daring Elf Adventure (experiential pony ride through the North Pole), Tipsy Ornament Challenge (horseback challenge), food & drinks (including beer/wine), Santa Meet-and-Greet (sit in Gene Kelly’s vintage sleigh!) games & obstacle course, bounce house, hay bale pyramid, hot cocoa bar, the Rowdy Reindeer Ride (mechanical bull) & so much more!

Various Locations

Take a trip into Solvang for Julefest, the annual Danish village holiday celebration! A month-long holiday event, Solvang Julefest (pronounced ‘Yule-Fest’) will include the season-opening Solvang Tree Lighting Ceremony and Julefest Parade, Santa visits in Solvang Park, a nighttime Makers Market, the popular “Nisse Adventure” scavenger hunt, Candlelight Tours, daily Light & Music Shows, and so much more.

Djinn at the Hotel Californian

Expect the unexpected during each new full moon with inventive cocktails by legendary mixologist Devon Espinosa. With personalized Tarot card readings and Runes readings, there’s no telling what exciting experiences will unfold during the Beaver Moon. Let your crazy out and vibe to Val-Mar Records spinning vinyl, play some classic board games and get lost in the experience.

Wildling Museum of Art and Nature

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature is pleased to present its third juried exhibition showcasing California’s nine national parks this fall. California National Parks: Stories of Water will feature 37 artists and 39 selected artworks juried from a pool of more than 240 submissions by artists across the U.S., competing for $4,000 in awards.

Carousel House

Join Santa Barbara Beach Yoga along the beachfront at the historic Carousel House, for an immersive yoga and sound healing experience accompanied by the Full Moon. This experience is designed to guide you on a beautiful journey inward that will awaken your senses and stimulate deep relaxation through guided movement and sound in a beautiful setting. 

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.

UCSB Arts & Lectures

The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards and an Emmy, Audra McDonald is as stunningly eloquent in song as she is acting a role. She’s been named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and received a National Medal of Arts for “her rich, soulful voice [that] continues to take her audiences to new heights.” Enjoy an intimate evening with a national treasure as McDonald performs works from Broadway, the Great American Songbook and beyond.


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