The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department proudly hosts numerous public special events throughout the year for residents and visitors alike. Our beautiful parks and beaches serve as the backdrop for the 90+ events that occur here annually. From community festivals to professional sporting events to walks and runs benefitting nonprofit organizations…you’re sure to find something that appeals to you just about every weekend of the year!
To see what’s going on in our City, click here for a Special Events Calendar. Keep in mind this calendar only lists special events taking place in parks and beaches within our City limits. For other public special events taking place in the greater Santa Barbara area, click here for the community events calendar created by the Santa Barbara Visitors Center.