Top 7 Things To Do this Weekend in Santa Barbara

A perfect weekend getaway is what we are all looking forward to. Whether it is something like a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of the city or a well planned one, nothing beats the fun and activities that Santa Barbara has to offer! Here's our Top 7 for this week. Have a blast!

1. Mountains To Shore Bike Ride

When:   May 17, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Where:  32 E Haley St Santa Barbara, 

Love biking? so do we. Join this bike ride that is great for all skill levels. Ride your way through some of the area’s most loved locations including the Santa Barbara Mission. A biking talk and riding demonstration will also be made available.


2. New Works Lab 2019 

When: May 17, 2019 

Where:  UCSB Performing Arts Theater 

Watch out for bare bones developmental productions of half-hour scripted and devised plays. The program allows you to experience a simple 'fringe festival' level of technical and design support, so that each work may evolve in content and structure through the final performance.


3. Antique & Vintage Show & Sale

When: May 17 - 18, 2019, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Where: 3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara, CA

Dig in and find gorgeous items in every category: from art to furniture, to collectibles, to rugs, to ceramics/porcelain, fine china & silver, to jewelry & fashion, to Native American art, turquoise & crafts, and more. Most of the items are rare and hard to find. You will definitely leave with full shopping bags!


4. Children's Music Festival 2019

When: May 18, 2019 4:00PM

Where: 400 Puente Drive, Santa Barbara,

Have your dancing shoes ready and join the parents and kiddos of San Marcos Parent-Child Workshop for the 3rd Annual Santa Barbara Children's Music Festival featuring the music of Dirk Shumaker of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and our their very own Ukulele Jim and Spencer the Gardener plus more surprise musical guests.


5. 6th Annual Airport Day

When: May 18, 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Where:  900 Santa Ynez Airport Rd, Santa Ynez

This is a free admission event that will let you see dozens of small aircraft on display with pilots who can explain general aviation and their experiences flying. There will be free airplane rides for youngsters 8-17 years. Pre-register for flights at


6. Blissful Boutiques Makers Market

When:  May 18, 2019, 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Where: 651 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara,

Browse through an array of vendors that sell everything from jewelry to baked goods. Be amazed by the works of jewelers like Ethiopian Opal Copper, Sterling Silver, Wire Wrap, Swarovski Stones, just to name a few. There will also be a wide variety of hand-woven knitted children’s sweaters, beautiful hand sewed girl dresses and more.


7. 19th Annual State Street Nationals Premier Car Show

When: May 19, 2019 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Where: State Street, between Micheltorena & Haley Santa Barbara,

Take in the view of over 300 vintage and modern cars. Lots of Food vendors will be available and live music will accompany the vehicles on display. Make sure to wear comfy shoes as the cars will span over ten blocks of State Street. Get to know more about vehicle restoration from their makers.


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