There are few things that go together better than enjoying a delicious glass of wine while enjoying a relaxing day on the beach. Sound like a good idea? Then the California Wine Festival is just what you’re looking for! Returning for the 15th year this year, the California Santa Barbara Wine Festival in Santa Barbara is one of the largest outdoor wine festivals in the state, and is a 3 day celebration of food, wine, music, and more!
The best part about the California Santa Barbara Wine Festival is that each of the three days features a distinct and different theme! Here are the different themes on each day the California Wine Festival is planning for this year:
Old Spanish Nights – Thursday, July 19th 6:30pm-9pm
Celebrating Santa Barbara’s Spanish roots in the historic De La Guerra Adobe Courtyard, Thursday night will be a true fiesta filled with drinks, food, and more! A number of local Santa Barbara wineries will be on hand to sample some of their world-class wines, and all food and entertainment will be Spanish themed. So enjoy some spicy appetizers with colorful Flamenco dancers, hot Spanish music, and delicious spirits to liven up your soul!
Sunset Reserve & Rare Wine Tasting – Friday, July 20th 6:30pm-9pm
If you fancy yourself as a true wine connoisseur, this is the day you’ll certainly not want to miss! Taking place at the Chase Palm Park Plaza at the Carousel, Friday’s event will feature some of the best winemakers in all of California going deep into their reserves to provide some of the rarest wines—many of which are no longer in distribution! Coupled with local chefs providing delicious appetizers and live music, this is truly a once-in-a-lifetime event for wine lovers of all tastes. If you’re interested, make sure to act fast, as this event is limited to just 300 ticket holders only!
Santa Barbara Wineries
Last but certainly not least is the main event of the evening: The Beachside Wine Festival! Taking place at 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, Saturday is the true party on the beach with wine, food, music, and more. There are currently hundreds of planned premium California wines that will be served with incredible local craft beer, food, and so much more! If you’re looking to get out on the beach and party in style, this is the day you can’t miss!
Make sure to act fast because tickets will be going quickly for the 15th Annual California Wine Festival in Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara wine are waiting for you; To purchase single or multi-day passes, you can visit their official website at https://californiawinefestival.com/events/santa-barbara.