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Annual Events List
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January

New Year's Day Hang Gliding and Paragliding Festival
South side of Elings Park
Cliff Dr.
805-965-3733

February

Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Several locations, most near State St
805-963-0023

March

International Orchid Show
Earl Warren Showgrounds
U.S. Hwy 101 at Las Positas
805-969-5746

Santa Barbara Whale Festival
At the south end of State Street

April

Kite Festival
Santa Barbara City College
West Campus Lawn
Contact: David Hefferman
805-637-6202

Garden Egg Hunt and Children's Festival
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
1212 Mission Canyon Rd
805-682-4726

Presidio Days
El Presidio de Santa Barbara, 123 E.
Canon Perdido St.
805-966-9719

Santa Barbara County Vintners' Festival
Various locations, Santa Ynez Valley
805-688-0881

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo
Earl Warren Showgrounds, U.S. Hwy
101 and Las Positas
805-687-0766

Spring Plant Sale
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
1212 Mission Canyon Rd
805-682-4726

May

Children's Festival
Alamdea Park West, Micheltorena and Anacapa
805-965-1001

I Madonnari
Memorial Day Weekend
Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St.
805-569-3873

June

Jose Cuervo Volleyball Tournament
East Beach
805-564-5422

Lompoc Flower Festival
Various locations
805-735-8511

Summer Solstice Celebration
State st and Alamdea Park
805-965-3396
 

July

French Festival
Oak Park, 300 West Alamar Ave
805-751-5859

Greek Festival
Oak Park, 300 West Alamar Ave
805-683-4492

Fourth of July
Various Locations
805-564-0199

Santa Barbara National Horse Show
Earl Warren Showgrounds
805-687-0766

Semana Nautica
Various locations, Goleta
805-965-0509

August

Old Spanish Days
Begins first Wednesday of August
Various Locations
805-962-8101

September

Octoberfest
Oak Park, 300 West Alamar Ave
805-967-6422

West Beach Music & Arts Festival
W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara

October

Artwalk
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
805-682-4711

California Avocado Festival
Linden Ave, Carpinteria
805-684-0038

Fall Plant Sale
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
1212 Mission Canyon Rd
805-682-4726

Fiesta City Cat Club All-Breed
Earl Warren Showgrounds,
805-687-0766

California Lemon Festival in Goleta
Girsh Park
Storke Rd near Phelps Rd
805-646-5382

Harbor & Seafood Festival
Santa Barbara Harbor

Santa Barbara Air Fair
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
805-967-5608

November

Santa Barbara National Amateur Horse Show
Earl Warren Showgrounds,
805-687-0766

Santa Barbara News Press Half Marathon
Leadbetter Baech
805-564-5228

December

Christmas Parade
State St
805-962-2098

Folk and Tribal Arts Marketplace
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
805-682-4711

The Nutcracker
Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St
805-963-4408

Parade of lights
The waterfront off Stearns Wharf
805-564-5520

Winterfest
Various venues
805-965-3396