Things To Do
The wide sandy beach at Summerland is one of California's most beautiful -- and the adjacent Lookout Park, with its sweeping ocean and island views, picnic tables and parking, make beachgoing at Summerland a delight. map
Summerland is a beautiful village nestled along the Pacific Coast only four and a half miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Santa Barbara. Famous for its stunning beach and colorful hillside buildings, the town is also well known for its weekly polo games and numerous antique shops, restaurants and boutiques.
Santa Barbara East Beach
East Beach has all the amenities a sun worshipper could wish for - a full beach house, snack bar, volleyball courts, play area for children, and a bike/rollerblading path. It's also a favorite for special activities - Sunday afternoon art show or an occasional soccer game.
Montecito's Lower Village
The Village has a myriad of restaurants, real-estate offices, boutiques, delis, art galleries, video stores, pizza parlors, banks, jewelry stores, exercise salons, ice cream & gelato shops, etc., and is often compared to Rodeo Drive, although far more laid back.
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Highlights of exciting things to do in Santa Barbara
May through November: Blue and grey whale watching in the Santa Barbara Channel
June to August: Santa Barbara¹s Music Academy of the West Summer School and Festival
July: 4th of July parade, concert, and harbor fireworks display
June: Santa Barbara¹s Summer Solstice Parade
Early August: Old Spanish Days, Fiesta!
Every day: Santa Barbara County world famous wine vineyards, Carpinteria tide pools, Santa Barbara weekly arts fair (Sundays); daily Santa Barbara Farmer's Market and more. Contact us for even more to do in Santa Barbara!
Every month: 1st Thursday Evening of Visual and Performing Arts.