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Funk Zone

Funk Zone

Santa Barbara has always been a haven for artists, artisans, wine makers and chefs looking for a slightly different approach. Thanks to the growth of The Funk Zone, this neighborhood location has exploded into a contemporary Santa Barbara sub-culture of artisan shops, art galleries, hip eateries, award-winning microbreweries, and even a craft distillery.
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Lotusland

Lotusland

Lotusland is the historic estate of Madame Ganna Walska and current location of a non-profit botanical garden in uniquely designed landscape gardens located in Montecito. The Lotusland botanic garden is open to the public by advance reservation only, with walking tours 1½ to 2 hours long through the distinctive gardens. The gardens are open to […]
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Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows, with its origins dating back to 1782 is one of the oldest churches in California. The original chapel was built to serve Presidio of Santa Barbara, colonial establishment of Spanish Empire. Father Junipero Serra O.F.M. founded the chapel and celebrated the first Mess on the place. The first church was consecrated […]
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Santa Barbara Beaches

Santa Barbara Beaches

Santa Barbara County offers miles and miles of beautiful beaches, many of which are home to some of the best surf breaks and stand up paddle board zones along the West Coast. Moderate ocean temperatures and mild tides make a day at the beach all that more inviting.
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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is a 78 acre botanical garden, containing over 1,000 species of rare and indigenous plants. The purpose of the Garden is to display California native plants in natural settings. There are approximately 5.7 mi of hiking trails within the garden. Mission Creek flows through the premises, and includes a rock […]
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Santa Barbara County Courthouse

Santa Barbara County Courthouse

The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is located at 1100 Anacapa Street. The Spanish Colonial Revival style building was designed by William Mooser III and completed in 1929. Architect Charles Willard Moore called it the “grandest Spanish Colonial Revival structure ever built,” and the prime example of Santa Barbara’s adoption of Spanish Colonial as its civic […]
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Santa Barbara Mission

Santa Barbara Mission

Mission Santa Barbara is a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan order near present-day Santa Barbara. It was founded by Padre Fermín Lasuén on December 4, 1786, the feast day of Saint Barbara, as the tenth mission for the religious conversion of the indigenous local Chumash—Barbareño tribe of Native American people. The mission is the […]
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Santa Barbara Wineries

Santa Barbara Wineries

Santa Barbara wine country is one of the coolest grape growing regions in California. If it was to be described with one word, this word would be “Diversity”. Santa Barbara wineries offer a humongous choice of wine types for thirsty wine tasters. Santa Barbara is rightfully called America’s Riviera, giving visitors ability to go to […]
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Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo

The Santa Barbara Zoo is located on 30 acres near the ocean. It was built on the site of what was known as the Child Estate. The zoo has been ranked numerous times as one of the nation’s best small zoos. It has more than 500 animals in numerous exhibits, including capybara and California condors, […]
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Stearns Wharf

Stearns Wharf

Stearns Wharf is a pier in the harbor in Santa Barbara. When completed In 1872, it became the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Named for its builder, local lumberman John P. Stearns, the wharf served the passenger and freight shipping needs of California’s South Coast for over a quarter century. Before […]
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Drive-In Concert: Snoop Dogg
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Drive-In Concert: Snoop Dogg
Oct
02
concert
Friday, Oct 2nd, 05:30 pm
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA
No ticket price information available
Drive-In Concert: Snoop Dogg
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Drive-In Concert: Snoop Dogg
Oct
02
concert
Friday, Oct 2nd, 08:30 pm
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA
No ticket price information available
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