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Mar 272018

Easter in Santa Barbara: Eggs Hunts, Bunnies and More!

There's so much to see and do in and around Santa Barbara this Easter you'll find it hard to decided where to begin Easter in Santa Barbara is a special time for residents and visitors alike. That's because spring is one of the best times to live on...

Mar 132018

Things to Do in Santa Barbara this Spring

There's no denying that Santa Barbara is beautiful this time of year There's so much to do in Santa Barbara this Spring it can be difficult to decide where to begin. With all the Spring flowers popping up and the many activities, there's never a dul...

Jan 202018

Will the Santa Barbara Film Festival be Held This Year? Yes!

The Show Must Go On! Will the Santa Barbara Film Festival be held this year while many who live in Santa Barbara and Montecito struggle with the effects of the recent destructive wildfire and devastating mudslide? The answer is YES! As the clean-up ...

Dec 12017

Whale Watching in Santa Barbara

Hop aboard a whale watching tour and see why the Santa Barbara Channel is one of the best places in the world for spotting sea life The best season for whale watching in Santa Barbara begins in late November. Those of us lucky enough to call Santa...

Sep 282017

Santa Barbara Bucket List

Whether you're in Santa Barbara for two weeks, two months, or many years, here are some things to add to your Santa Barbara bucket list that come highly recommended by locals like me. Picnic at dusk at the Mission Rose Garden The perfect sp...

Sep 142017

Santa Barbara, the gateway to fun along the California Coast

The seaside village of Morro Bay is only two hours north I call Santa Barbara "the gateway to fun along the California Coast." Why? Because one of the many benefits of living here is the town's close proximity to other beach towns like the quaint se...

Jul 132017

Atelier at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Enjoy day tripping and night croquet Escape both mentally and physically to Atelier at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. This evening of intimate, intriguing, occasionally irreverent interactions with art and artists includes night croquet on the Mus...

Jun 272017

The Fourth of July Beachfront Celebration in Santa Barbara

Independence Day 2017 rocks in Santa Barbara The City of Santa Barbara's traditional Fourth of July beachfront celebration is back and better than ever! Join other revelers at the beautiful Santa Barbara waterfront along West Beach on Independence D...

Jun 82017

SoFar Sounds brings the magic back to live music in Santa Barbara

Featuring incredible artists playing to the best audiences in the world Founded in 2010 and based… all over the place including right here in Santa Barbara, Sofar Sounds is an expanding network of artists and music lovers with a mission to "bring ...

May 232017

OstrichLand USA: Another Reason to Visit the Santa Ynez Valley

The place to hang out with some of nature's strangest, most magnificent birds Just 45-minutes outside of Santa Barbara is the quaint Danish-themed town of Solvang, the Chumash Casino, world famous Santa Ynez Valley wineries, and OstrichLand USA. Nev...

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