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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Santa Barbara Wine & Food Festival

Travel to Santa Barbara during the month of June and catch the Santa Barbara Wine & Food Festival when more than 100 of the best Central Coast wineries and culinary wonders come together along the shaded grounds of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

Date: May 01, 2022
Time: 12:00am

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Santa Barbara Wine & Food Festival

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: May 01, 2022
Time: 12:00am

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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: May 01, 2022
Time: 12:00am

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Santa Barbara Polo Season

Old Spanish Days Fiesta

Santa Barbara's Old Spanish Days Fiesta is a 5-day festival that has been celebrating local Spanish heritage since 1924. Now a Santa Barbara institution, the festival includes live performances, flamenco dancing, parades, outdoor markets, carnival rides for children, and more.

Date: April 01, 2022
Time: 12:00am

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Old Spanish Days Fiesta

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: May 01, 2022
Time: 12:00am

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Santo Mezcal Happy Hour

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Held for 11 days during the month of March, 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: May 01, 2022
Time: 12:00am

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival