The smart way to plan your travel itinerary   
You are here: Home > United States > California > Santa Barbara

Fun Things To Do In Santa Barbara, CA

Attractions, Sightseeing and Events


Santa Barbara Tourism and Sightseeing
Perpetually laidback Santa Barbara is a city of white-washed buildings and red-tiled roofs, tucked between the mountains and the sea, resonating with an irresistible allure. Santa Barbara’s architectural style is iconic, and our coastal enclave is equally well known for its pedestrian-friendly downtown, historic buildings and hotels, cultural events and festivals, lush public parks and gardens, miles of beaches and welcoming locals. Above all else, Santa Barbara knows how to celebrate the art of good living. Foodies sip and savor the region’s eccentric mix of cuisine accompanied by superb local wines. Visitors delight in our Spanish-influenced architecture and the diversity of our arts and culture. Everyone enjoys our 300 days of sunshine a year and nearly limitless opportunities for outdoor fun. And those who tread lightly while traveling appreciate our dedication to sustainable tourism. Santa Barbara is contrast and complement, natural art and human art, the simple and sophisticated, the old world and the new. It is The American Riviera®.  Skip to Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


 Per Page Sort By: Name Category City Date < Prev  1 2 3 4 5 6 Next >

San Buenaventura Mission
San Buenaventura Mission Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Museum in Ventura, CA USA

Founded in 1782, Mission San Buenaventura, was the ninth of California's 21 missions and the last to be established by Father Junipero Serra. Destroyed by fire in the 1790s, the church was rebuilt over a period of a dozen years and rededicated in 1809.


Channel Islands National Park
Channel Islands National Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Ventura, CA USA

National Park One of Ventura's most wondrous attractions, often refered to as the American Galapagos is accessible for multi-day camping trips. (14 miles off coast) Explore America's Galapagos One of Ventura's most wondrous attractions lies 14 miles out to sea.

9 to 5 at The Granada - CA
9 to 5 at The Granada - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Jan 17, 2023 (Tuesday) Theater event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

9 to 5 January 17, 2023 at The Granada - CA in Santa Barbara, CA 7:30PM

9 to 5 at The Granada - CA
9 to 5 at The Granada - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Jan 18, 2023 (Wednesday) Theater event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

9 to 5 January 18, 2023 at The Granada - CA in Santa Barbara, CA 7:30PM

Aaron Lewis at Ventura Music Hall
Aaron Lewis at Ventura Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 25, 2022 (Thursday) Concert event in Ventura, CA USA

Aaron Lewis August 25, 2022 at Ventura Music Hall in Ventura, CA 8:00PM


AFI - Bodies Tour 2022 at Ventura Theater
AFI - Bodies Tour 2022 at Ventura Theater things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 25, 2022 (Friday) Concert event in Ventura, CA USA

AFI - Bodies Tour 2022 November 25, 2022 at Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA 8:00PM

Anastasia at The Granada - CA
Anastasia at The Granada - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Apr 25, 2023 (Tuesday) Theater event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Anastasia April 25, 2023 at The Granada - CA in Santa Barbara, CA 7:30PM

Anastasia at The Granada - CA
Anastasia at The Granada - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Apr 26, 2023 (Wednesday) Theater event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Anastasia April 26, 2023 at The Granada - CA in Santa Barbara, CA 7:30PM

Apocalyptica at The Majestic Ventura Theater - CA
Apocalyptica at The Majestic Ventura Theater - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Oct 05, 2022 (Wednesday) Concert event in Ventura, CA USA

Apocalyptica October 05, 2022 at The Majestic Ventura Theater - CA in Ventura, CA 8:00PM


Billy Idol at Ventura Theater
Billy Idol at Ventura Theater things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 25, 2022 (Thursday) Concert event in Ventura, CA USA

Billy Idol August 25, 2022 at Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA 8:00PM

Black Crowes at Santa Barbara Bowl
Black Crowes at Santa Barbara Bowl things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Jul 24, 2022 (Sunday) Concert event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Black Crowes July 24, 2022 at Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA 7:00PM

Black Flag at The Majestic Ventura Theater - CA
Black Flag at The Majestic Ventura Theater - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Oct 29, 2022 (Saturday) Concert event in Ventura, CA USA

Black Flag October 29, 2022 at The Majestic Ventura Theater - CA in Ventura, CA 8:00PM

Black Flag, Total Chaos at Ventura Theater
Black Flag, Total Chaos at Ventura Theater things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Oct 29, 2022 (Saturday) Concert event in Ventura, CA USA

Black Flag, Total Chaos October 29, 2022 at Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA 8:00PM

Bob Dylan at Santa Barbara Bowl
Bob Dylan at Santa Barbara Bowl things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Next Month, Jun 22, 2022 (Wednesday) Concert event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Bob Dylan June 22, 2022 at Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA 8:00PM

Bonnie Raitt w/ Mavis Staples at Santa Barbara Bowl
Bonnie Raitt w/ Mavis Staples at Santa Barbara Bowl things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Sep 22, 2022 (Thursday) Concert event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Bonnie Raitt w/ Mavis Staples September 22, 2022 at Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA 7:00PM

Brandi Carlile at Santa Barbara Bowl
Brandi Carlile at Santa Barbara Bowl things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Next Month, Jun 21, 2022 (Tuesday) Concert event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Brandi Carlile June 21, 2022 at Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA 6:30PM

Caamp at Santa Barbara Bowl
Caamp at Santa Barbara Bowl things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Jul 08, 2022 (Friday) Concert event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Caamp July 08, 2022 at Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA 7:00PM

Cats at The Granada - CA
Cats at The Granada - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Oct 17, 2022 (Monday) Theater event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Cats October 17, 2022 at The Granada - CA in Santa Barbara, CA 7:30PM

Cats at The Granada - CA
Cats at The Granada - CA things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Oct 18, 2022 (Tuesday) Theater event in Santa Barbara, CA USA

Cats October 18, 2022 at The Granada - CA in Santa Barbara, CA 7:30PM

Chad Daniels at Oxnard Levity Live
Chad Daniels at Oxnard Levity Live things to do on a rainy day in Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 04, 2022 (Thursday) Theater event in Oxnard, CA USA

Chad Daniels August 04, 2022 at Oxnard Levity Live in Oxnard, CA 8:00PM

Next Page

Santa-Barbara

Attractions
Indoor Activities
Events
Calendar
Visitor Guides



Best Time to Visit Santa Barbara


The best time to visit Santa Barbara, California is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's.

Spring Visit Santa Barbara in the summerSummer Visit Santa Barbara in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Santa Barbara


Month Low Avg High
January 40.8 53.1 65.4
February 44.0 55.2 66.3
March 46.0 56.7 67.4
April 47.6 58.9 70.1
May 50.5 60.9 71.2
June 53.9 64.2 74.4
July 57.3 67.0 76.7
August 58.4 68.6 78.7
September 56.6 67.4 78.2
October 51.6 63.5 75.4
November 44.0 57.5 71.0
December 39.9 53.2 66.4

Santa Barbara Visitor Bureau


Visit Santa Barbara

Visit Santa Barbara


Free Santa Barbara Visitor Guide


Santa Babara Visitors Guide

Santa Babara Visitors Guide



Destinations in and around Santa Barbara to Visit



This Entry Santa Barbara
Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica, CA
(64.9 miles )
Bakersfield, CA
Bakersfield, CA
(66.2 miles )
San Luis Obispo, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
(69.6 miles )
Hollywood, CA
Hollywood, CA
(71.1 miles )
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
(75.8 miles )
Long Beach, CA
Long Beach, CA
(86.0 miles )




What's New Privacy Statement Customer Service Sign In Tell a Friend Get Listed Contact Us
Travel Articles Legal Site Map Register About Us Follow WeGoPlaces on Facebook!