With blue skies, a warm breeze, beautiful blooms, and a lively culture, Montecito is a dream in the spring.

Keep reading for some fun tips on how to enjoy the season!



Upcoming events in April:

Buckles ‘n’ Brews Invitational Beer Fest | Saturday, April 20th

Stop by to enjoy a selection of over 30 select craft breweries and wineries at the recently renovated Santa Barbara Carriage Museum. Explore vintage carriage displays while sipping on a cool beverage and listening to live music. All proceeds benefit the Kiwanis Club of Santa Barbara.

SB Bowl

Santa Barbara Bowl

With sweeping views of downtown Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean, opt to see established artists such as Blood Orange + Christine and the Queens (April 18), Zedd (April 19) and The 1975 (April 21).

Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival | April 27-28

Get ready for two full days of entertainment, education, community-building, and fun! Enjoy the company of friends and family while celebrating our beautiful planet.




Hiking is a great way to enjoy the prime springtime weather. Luckily, Santa Barbara is not short of breathtaking trails to explore.

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens

With spring flowers in full bloom, it’s hard to imagine a better trail to explore! Designed with California native plants, explore 5 miles of trails in this 78-acre wild crafted garden.

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

If you are looking for a bit more of an adventure, head out to the Channel Islands just off the Santa Barbara coast. Whether you are looking for land or sea activities, the Channel Islands are the place to go.

Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point is a known for its panoramic ocean and city views, making it the perfect destination for clear, warm spring days! The hike is just under an 8-mile round trip, with about 1,400 feet of elevation gain.



The Beach

Butterfly Beach

Butterfly Beach

Enjoy a classic beach day at Butterfly Beach. Located just steps away from the sand, walk down to Coral Casino for oceanside drinks and dining, an olympic-size pool, a sauna, and much more.

Rosewood Miramar Beach

The recently debuted Rosewood Miramar, sits on one of the most beautiful and exclusive beaches in Southern California. Take a weekend getaway to this resort for a slice of paradise!