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 very special week. Have a blast!

1. Santa Barbara Carrillo Comedy Night

When:  Friday, December 13, 2019, | 8 PM

Where: Carrillo Recreation Center 

LA's best comedians are coming together for an evening of fun and laughter at the Carrillo Recreation Center! Every act is a professional headliner with national TV credits like America's Got Talent, The Tonight Show, and Netflix-- truly worth every penny!


2.  Gem Faire‑Santa Barbara 

When: Friday, December 13, 2019  | 

Where:  3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara 

The best location to find that gift for your loved ones! Take a pick at the sparkling and intricately designed jewels and handicrafts. Don't forget to tag along a friend or two with you!


3. Felted Holiday Decorations 

When:  Friday, December 13, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Where:  302 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara 

 Enjoy a night of felting! Create your own holiday decorations in a two hour workshop with guest artist Laura Denny. Get to know the art of needle felting to decorate a pre-formed felt ball.  Have your finished creations be a great ornament or decoration that can be used for essential oil diffusion.


4.  Joys of the Season

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 12:00 PM & 5:00 PM 

Where: Santa Felicia Drive 

It's the fourth annual Ice in Paradise Holiday Show, and everyone is cordially invited! A beautiful event where skaters of all ages and skill levels come together to give everyone the best holiday performance--on ice! A must-see act, especially for kids and kids at heart!


5. Santa Claus Run Santa Barbara 2019 

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 7:00 AM

Where: 3815 State Street Suite G131, Santa Barbara 

Join the fun & festivities at the Santa Claus Run Santa Barbara. Create plenty of holiday cheers for both the 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. There will be awesome T-shirts, Santa hats & gloves too. Medals for all finishers and age group awards awaits.


6. Santa Barbara Sea Glass Festival Holiday Pop Up 

When: Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 10:00 AM

Where:  Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Find all the beautiful gifts for everyone on your list, even one for yourself! This is an intimate event with a small group of talented artists.


7.  Hallelujah Project 7 at the Lobero

When: Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Where: Lobero Theatre 

A nice, magical kick-off for this Christmas season, The Halleluja Project's trademark blend of holiday classics and seasonal favorites, is a highly anticipated event every December! Conductor Jo Anne Wasserman will lead the Santa Barbara Choral Society and Orchestra in this program of holiday merriment. A musical style filled with class and uniqueness that everyone will love!


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