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Discover exciting Santa Barbara events all year round, just minutes from our impressive resort. The entire city is yours to explore and there is sure to be an enjoyable Santa Barbara special event to entertain any age.

At the right is a small sampling of monthly events, of course there are many more for you to enjoy on any given day in Santa Barbara. Our concierge will be happy to assist with what you can expect to experience during your chosen dates to visit.

Here are some events you can enjoy now at The Fess Parker – A Doubletree  by Hilton Resort:


Happy Hour at The Fess Parker
MONDAY – FRIDAYS, 5:00 – 7:00PM

Rodney's Restaurant

Enjoy drink and appetizer specials indoors or around the fire pit on our outdoor ocean facing patio. Our views are priceless. Enjoy an appetizer special such as Chips with Guacamole and Salsa, Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce, or Hummus Dip with Naan Bread and Olives for $5; a House Chardonnay or Cabernet for $5; Well Drinks special for $7; or Draft Beer for $4. Validated self-parking is on us.

Terraza Del Mar Poolside Deli at The Fess Parker 

Open Seasonally


Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from The Armand Hammer Foundation

Ongoing exhibition of a selection of important paintings on extended loan by The Armand Hammer Foundation, part of a mandate to share an extraordinary collection of works bequeathed by its founder with the public by lending to museums throughout the country.

The paintings on view from The Armand Hammer Foundation represent part of the collection of Dr. Armand Hammer (1898-1990), known for the extraordinary works of art he donated to the Hammer Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles. These works complement existing Santa Barbara Museum of Art works of French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.

Artists represented include Pierre Bonnard, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas, Henri Fantin-Latour, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro, and Auguste Renoir.

The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy The Shape of Things to Come

Painting and the newer technologies of photography and film, along with kinetic sculpture Light Prop for an Electrical Stage are among the art of visionary artist László Moholy-Nagy (1849-1946) on display July 5 – September 27, 2015.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is open Tuesday – Sunday 11 am to 5 pm,  Thursday Evenings until 8 pm. www.sbma.net

Click here to view a complete list of area events

  • Events Year-Long

    Enjoy Santa Barbara area festivals and community events during your stay

  • February
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    Enjoy the Symphony, the Opera, and the Granada Theater

    Santa Barbara International Film Festival

  • April

    The Santa Barbara Vintners Festival

  • May

    I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival at the Mission

  • June

    The Summer Solstice Parade and Festival July

  • July

    Fourth of July Celebration, Semana Nautica Ocean Sports Competition

  • August

    Old Spanish Days Fiesta

  • September

    Book and Author Festival

  • October

    The Santa Barbara Harbor and Seafood Festival

  • November

    California Native American Festival

  • December

    Downtown Holiday Parade and Parade of Lights in the Harbor

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