Santa Barbara has extremely strong roots as a maritime town, where people made their living fishing and shipping. It is only natural that it is the home of one of the best celebrations of the sea, namely the Harbor and Seafood Festival. This is the signature autumn event in Santa Barbara, and with one visit, you will see why it has been a local favorite for years. This is what makes this day so special.
The main event of the festival is of course the food. If you are a lover of seafood, then you absolutely need to attend this event to enjoy some of the freshest food from the sea that you have ever had. For the event, you head out to the harbor to meet with some of the local fishermen and enjoy the amazing food that they have caught. As the time of the festival is coordinated with the beginning of lobster season, this is the best opportunity to enjoy delicious lobster. But you can also enjoy local favorites like the crab, prawns and much more. Along with the main event that is this amazing food, you can enjoy a full day of live entertainment and activities for the whole family.
The event is taking place on October 15th of 2016. You can arrive at 10 am and the festivities keep rocking until 5 pm. This festival provides a unique glimpse into the culture of Santa Barbara for locals and visitors alike. You will not want to miss this one!