Above: California Wine Festival at Chase Palm Park
Special Events in Santa Barbara
Festivals, charity walks and runs, and other large public events are part of what makes Santa Barbara a vibrant, fun, connected community.
On this page, you'll find everything you need to get started with planning and permitting your special event.
If you missed the webinar presented on December 9, 2020, you can view a recording here:
Special Events Coordinator(805) 897-1926SpecialEvents@SantaBarbaraCA.gov
Plan a First-Time Event
Notify Us about a First-Amendment Event
Submit a Special Event Application (Returning Events)
View PDF of permitting process flowchart