Events in Santa Barbara

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From the sport of kings to fiery flamenco dancing, and from wine and food to film and live music, Riviera Beach House is your home base to enjoy some of the best events in Santa Barbara.

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Concerts at the Santa Barbara Bowl

This historic venue continues to host concerts for a variety of genres and is a favorite among local and international music lovers alike.

Date: Every

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Concerts at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Santa Barbara Polo Season

April through October is polo season in Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club hosts some of the best polo players in the world to compete in the “sport of kings.” Legends, athletes and jet-setters from every corner of the globe have played here including Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.

Date: Every sunday from 06/05 until 10/09
Time: 03:00pm

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Santa Barbara Polo Season

Santo Mezcal Happy Hour

Stop by Santo Mezcal every Monday through Friday, from 2pm to 5pm for special-price Margaritas (tequila or mezcal), as well as creative cocktails, select wines and beers, and a tasty appetizer menu to share…or not.

Date: Every monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday
Time: 02:00pm - 05:00pm

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Santo Mezcal Happy Hour

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Held for 11 days in February 2023, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) screens over 200 films, including feature and short films from different countries. Besides screenings, the festival also showcases celebrity tributes, industry panels, and education programs.

Date: February 08, 2023
Time: 12:00am

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival