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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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

Farmer's Market at State Street Promenade

Every Thursday from 3:00 - 8:00 PM, State Street is transformed into a marketplace for locals and visitors alike to meet and shop the products of local artisans. As you browse and buy, enjoy temporary art and light installations and sample eats and drinks from downtown purveyors.

Location: State Street Promenade Market
Date: Every thursday
Time: 03:00pm - 08:00pm

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Farmer's Market at State Street Promenade

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 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.


Time: 12:00am
Date: February 08, 2023 - February 19, 2023

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival