APRIL 2023

SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

Catch American folk-pop singer-songwriter to the stage at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club this April! You won't want to miss the chance to experience his captivating musical talents live.

Santa Barbara Zoo

"El Dia del Niño" (Children's Day) at the Zoo is  one of our most beloved events that highlights the significance of children in our society! The day features music in Spanish, a children’s talent show, delicious food and a whole lot of fun! Community partners will be on site as well.

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours

Relax and indulge in wine tastings at three exceptional wineries, relish a delicious lunch in the scenic Santa Ynez Valley, convenient door-to-door shuttle service, and with a friendly and knowledgeable guide accompanying you throughout the day.

Granada Theatre

UCSB Arts & Lectures presents the Wynton Marsalis Quintet! Since 2005, this talented group has captivated audiences worldwide with their fresh and exciting take on jazz standards as well as introducing new, original compositions to their repertoire.

Lobero Theatre

With an impressive career spanning 25 years and 15 albums, including his time as lead singer and songwriter for the multi-platinum selling band Men at Work, Colin Hay has earned his place as a beloved and prolific artist.  This show will feature songs from his entire catalog, including latest releases "Now and the Evermore" and "I Just Don’t Know What to do With Myself."

Djinn at the Hotel Californian

This curated schedule of unique meditation styles and teachers offers a daily opportunity for you to meditate with the support of a skilled guide and community. Each day of the week there will be a different style offered by a teacher that is dedicated to holding a meditative group space and sharing their love of meditative practices.

Live Oak Campground

Lucidity is an open-source transformational arts and music festival. For 10 years, creative dreamers have gathered amongst the oaks in the hills of Santa Barbara to form a powerful container for artistic, intellectual and somatic expression. 

Ganna Walska Lotusland

With roses in full bloom and the Insectary Garden showcasing its full glory, you won't want to miss this season's colorful display. Gather the family for a delightful outing to enjoy live music in the enchanting Theatre Garden. Bring a picnic and a blanket, relax in the soothing sounds of live music, and take a stroll through the Garden before you leave. This is an experience you won't forget!

El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel

Make this Easter a timeless celebration with family and friends. Join your little ones in the most anticipated event this Spring: the great Easter Egg Hunt. All around the gardens, little treasures and treats are waiting to be discovered.

Santa Barbara County Courthouse

Visitors to Santa Barbara's iconic Spanish Colonial Revival Courthouse can now take a self-guided tour on their phone or tablet while exploring the grounds and lush garden paths, or on a computer with Wifi. Visitors can read about the Courthouse's history, architecture, and artists while touring the exterior and mural room. 

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Join birding expert Rebecca Coulter as she leads a group walk through the Garden for a morning of watching and listening for a variety of birds. Watch for a diverse range of birds during the stroll, including resident species like Dark-eyed Junco, Black Phoebe, Song Sparrow, and Spotted Towhee, who are likely nesting during this season.

Lobero Theatre

Emporium presents Elton Dan & The Rocket Band – A Tribute to the Great Elton John. This dynamic spectacle pays tribute to one of the greatest artists of all time, Sir Elton John, with extravagant costumes and high-energy performances. Elton Dan's rapport and stage presence are unrivaled, and his magical piano playing immerses you in the full ELTON experience.

Under the direction of Assistant Professor and Director of Dance Performance Brandon Whited, senior Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates present their new original degree capstone projects Spring Dance Concert.

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Come play, drink, and be curious at Santa Barbara’s home for hands-on learning. Explore the exhibits on all three floors, including the rooftop Sky Garden with panoramic views of Santa Barbara. Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages can be purchased.

Channel Islands Expeditions

Come experience the only whale watching sunset tour in Santa Barbara! This two-hour Santa Barbara Harbor sunset cruise is a great way to take in the incredible scenery of Santa Barbara. Enjoy the dramatic mountain vistas as the sun sets into the Pacific from the deck of a spacious boat.

Santa Barbara Bowl

The Chemical Brothers have grown from a hugely respected underground electronic act into one of the most renowned and in-demand live acts in the world. Their mind-bending, fully immersive audio-visual live show has headlined festivals in every corner of the globe and earned accolades all over, with NME stating, “there is no greater live dance act in the world right now”.

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours

If you enjoy tasty treats and wine, you will enjoy this Santa Ynez tour!
This wine tour features a delicious sampling of cupcakes from one of our two most amazing local bakeries — Enjoy Cupcakes or Crushcakes!

18 Head Games Trivia Night​​​​​​​

Draughtsmen Aleworks

Join Head Games Trivia every Tuesday @ 6:30 PM for live multi-media trivia in Goleta. Free to play, win beer and prizes!

19 FJK

Santa Barbara Bowl

Meet FKJ, the French Kiwi Juice! A multi-talented musician and self-taught instrumentalist who grew up in a small French village outside of Tours. Inspired by his parents' record collection of Pink Floyd, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Queen, he learned to play guitar at a young age and started playing the saxophone when he was only seven. Don't miss the chance to discover FKJ's unique music!

Music Academy

Join the Garden Club of Santa Barbara for a magical experience "In the Gardens of Splendor and Delight" at their Flower Show and Boutique! Inspired by the stunning chinoiserie paintings of Harrison Howard, this event features unique and creative entries from our members in Santa Barbara and across the country who are part of The Garden Club of America.

Join us on a delicious foodie adventure through Santa Barbara's vibrant, art-driven neighborhood! With up to 8 tastings and locations, you'll indulge in artisanal foods, freshly baked goodies, seafood, Mexican dishes, craft brews, local wines, and hand-crafted spirits. This three-hour tour starts at the Funk Zone and takes you through the heart of the neighborhood, where you'll taste the best cuisine Santa Barbara has to offer. 

Santa Barbara Zoo

Join the Santa Barbara Zoo in celebrating Earth Day! The devastating impact of climate change and human activity affects countless species of animals, including those at the Zoo. As a leader in animal conservation, the Zoo aims to inspire and nurture guests' passion for nature every day. Let's work together to save our planet and protect the animals that call it home!

Lobero Theatre

Experience the dramatic masterpiece of Richard Wagner's Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) presented by Opera Santa Barbara! Set in mythical times of Northern Europe, this romantic tale follows star-crossed lovers Siegmund and Sieglinde, who unwittingly invoke the wrath of the gods of Valhalla, leading to a series of devastating events.  

Santa Barbara Adventure Company

Need a unique and relaxing way to wind down your day in Santa Barbara? Come enjoy a sunset ocean kayak tour. During this tour, you’ll enjoy 2-hours on the water exploring the Santa Barbara harbor & shoreline as the sun sets, creating a gorgeous backdrop of the city and the Santa Ynez Mountain range.

Granada Theatre

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to Santa Barbara at last! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.

Santa Barbara Bowl

Don't miss Tyler Childers and The Food Stamps on their Send in the Hounds Tour with special guest Charley Crockett in Santa Barbara! Named after his latest album, Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?, this triple album was released earlier this year on Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records.

Earl Warren Showgrounds

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

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The exhibition, Out of Joint, focuses on these sculptural agglomerations and also her recent abstract drawings, that suggest islands, muddy stream beds, clouds, and branching networks of roots or trees. The sculptures and drawings are all recent work from 2013 to present day representing the fruit of more than 60 years of steady labor in the studio.

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.  The festival will be featuring sustainable, local foods, a beer and wine garden, and over 200 eco-conscious exhibitors. 

The New Vic Theater

Tickets are on sale for the world premiere of Love & Justice: In The Footsteps of Beethoven’s Rebel Opera, a film by Kerry Candaele, producer and director of Following The Ninth: In The Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony.

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