Monthly Events Calendar

JULY 2024

La Paloma Cafe

La Paloma Café is excited to bring you Mezcal Mondays! Open to the public, for $35 you’ll receive four 1oz Mezcal tastings and experience a tasting guided by La Paloma’s Mezcal expert Jorge Báez. Jorge will share stories and techniques behind a hand-picked selection of rotating complex Mezcals that will have you hooked. 

Granada Theatre

Mosher guest artist and GRAMMY-winning violinist Joshua Bell joins forces with Music Academy superstar pianist Jeremy Denk for a duo recital of works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Stravinsky.

Earl Warren Showgrounds

The Santa Barbara National Horse Show is one of the city’s largest and most celebrated traditions. The event will be split into two main shows: Multi-Breed Show (July 3 – 7) and Hunters & Jumpers (July 10 – 14).

Stearns Wharf

If you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate this Independence Day, there’ll be no better place than Santa Barbara’s waterfront. A full slate of festive, fun, and family-friendly activities is planned throughout the day, including free live music and dance performances on the beach, hosted by the PARC Foundation!

Lobero Theatre

With an emphasis on crowd participation and high energy performances, this talent-packed Journey tribute band captures the signature sound of the supergroup with stunning precision.

Finch & Fork

Celebrate Fourth of July weekend at Finch & Fork with their lunch and dinner bar specials lasting from July 4th – July 6th. Pair your favorite brew with your choice of a Smash Burger, Santa Barbara Smokehouse Burger, Patty Melt, Finch Burger or Pepper J Burger for $20.

Rancho La Patera & Stow House

Join the Goleta Valley Historical Society as we welcome The Chaps once again to the Stow House lawn! The Chaps play crowd-pleasing swing, bluegrass, folk, and rock & roll originals plus your favorites from the 1930’s to today!

Music Academy of the West

Philip Glass’ collection of 20 Piano Études were written over decades in pursuit of perfecting technique. Cutting-edge artists ists Conor Hanick and Timo Andres discuss their upcoming concert  Philip Glass: The Complete Piano Études,, which takes place on Saturday, July 13.

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. 

Downtown Santa Barbara

During Downtown Santa Barbara’s Summer Music Series enjoy local bands every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 PM, June 5 – July 31 on the 700 block of State Street. While there, dine at nearby spots like Apna, Best BBQ, or Tondi Gelato, and soak in the summer vibes!

Chase Palm Park

Enjoy an enchanting evening of live music and entertainment at “Concerts in the Park” in beautiful Santa Barbara’s Chase Palm Park. This beloved summer event series is back to grace the picturesque park with its vibrant atmosphere, bringing together families, friends, and music enthusiasts from near and far.

Riviera Theatre

Take a 7-day cinematic trip to France with us! The Santa Barbara Film Festival showcases eleven new films from France’s notable filmmakers. All screenings will be held at the Riviera Theater and include English subtitles.

Old Mission Santa Barbara

Old Mission Motor Show is a free, family friendly event on the front lawn of the Santa Barbara Mission. Classic cars, food trucks and snow cones on a Saturday in July, what’s not to like?

NatureTrack | North Campus Open Space

Discover the beaches and trails in Santa Barbara County led by knowledgeable and fun docents. They will give everyone opportunities to explore nature in the “outdoor classroom” where learning comes alive along with fun. Finding the balance in one’s life includes nature as a vital element.

Art Spot on Wheels

Join the Art Spot for everyone’s favorite Summer Camp, with days full of creativity, games, laughter, and art making! This week, explore Up-cycled Art: Taking what was once maybe discarded, and repurposing and combining it, bringing it new life in art!

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. 

Explore Ecology

It’s time to pause, reflect, and celebrate the incredible work you do every day. Join us for a rejuvenating and uplifting craft workshop crafted exclusively for you, the heroes of education!

Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

Sip local beer from a featured brewery from your very own Santa Barbara Sailing Center Govino cup while enjoying a Santa Barbara sunset aboard the Double Dolphin. This month, a representative from High Seas Mead will be on board to pour the tastings and provide education on their selection, while your Captain gives insights on the surroundings.

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

This romantic evening of rare wine tasting begins with a champagne reception under the stars at Santa Barbara’s charming old-world Carousel House. Extremely limited reserve level wines are matched with gourmet appetizers from top local chefs, artisan cheeses, fresh fruits, olive oils and more while live music keeps things super cool. 

Santa Barbara Bowl

Comedian/Actor/Podcaster Bert Kreischer’s career has evolved from being Rolling Stone Magazine’s “Number One Partier in the Nation,” to one of the top grossing stand-up comics in the business and star of a major motion picture, The Machine, from Sony Pictures.

Santa Barbara Bowl

Ziggy Marley is an eight-time Grammy winner, Emmy winner, musician, producer, activist, and humanitarian who has cultivated a legendary career for close to 40 years. The eldest son of Bob and Rita Marley, Ziggy has hewed his own path as a musical pioneer, infusing the reggae genre with funk, blues, rock, and other elements through mindful songcraft. 

Step into Tango’s Embrace, the expression of love, longing and desire in dance. This dance originated on the shores of the Rio de la Plata in South America, and it is now danced everywhere in the world. Master Tango, and you’ll find camaraderie wherever your travels take you.

Music Academy of the West

Today’s most celebrated bel canto tenor joins us as a Mosher guest artist to perform a recital themed ‘Songs of My Youth,’ featuring arias from his signature roles, Italian art songs, and spirituals, with teaching artist John Churchwell on the piano.

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.

Enjoy an enchanting evening of live music and entertainment at “Concerts in the Park” in beautiful Santa Barbara’s Chase Palm Park. This beloved summer event series is back to grace the picturesque park with its vibrant atmosphere, bringing together families, friends, and music enthusiasts from near and far.

Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

See Santa Barbara’s local musician Ben Betts perform while enjoying the sunset and soaking up the majestic views of the Santa Barbara coastline. Music on the Water features a variety of music that is fun for friends and family of all ages. And it’s always accompanied by the sounds of the sea.

Casa del Herrero

Join Casa del Herrero for a spectacular celebration of Spanish culture, food, architecture, music, and more the weekend before Old Spanish Days Fiesta begins in Santa Barbara! Noche de Gala, once described as the “gala of galas, one of pageantry and tradition,” is a familiar classic that was traditionally held at the Biltmore Hotel for decades before disappearing after 1994. 

Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

Plan a visit to the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club for a Sunday match, where ladies don their finest hats and gentlemen dress to the nines to watch the thrilling equine sport. Revel in the speed and agility of both the jockeys and horses, and graze on a tasty charcuterie platter under shaded awnings.

Join the Art Spot for everyone’s favorite Summer Camp, with days full of creativity, games, laughter and art making! this week we will dive into the World of Watercolor: With so many ways to use this luminous medium, we will spend a week exploring, learning and producing a myriad of works of art!

Music Academy of the West

Let the fireworks begin! The solo piano fellows display their spectacular musicianship in a program of jaw dropping showpieces performed on our hand-selected Steinways.

129 Castillo Street Santa Barbara

Celebrating its 100th year, Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara is a beloved Santa Barbara tradition dedicated to honoring and preserving the city’s history, spirit, culture, heritage and traditions. The annual five-day festival, called “Fiesta” by locals, takes place this year from July 31 – August 4, 2024.




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