Of all of the numerous places in Southern California that you could visit, there are none that match the true class and grace that Santa Barbara has to offer. This culmination of culture is best highlighted in one of the true premier summer in all of Southern California: The Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival. Featuring polo by some of the best Santa Barbara has to offer, wine, and delicious food, this truly is a can't-miss event when you stay in Santa Barbara Wine in Santa Barbara is a fan favorite along with the polo. Learn more below
If you're never seen a polo match in person, you are truly missing out! Polo is an incredibly exciting and fast-paced game, comprised of two teams riding horses in an attempt to score goals by hitting a ball into your opponent's goal using a long-handled mallet. The action is fast, furious, and a sporting event truly unlike anything else you'll see in the world. One thing to note: While it's not required, they do encourage guests to dress as you would for a typical polo match. This means for women a stylish sundress, hat, and gloves, and for men a polo/button up shirt with chino pants, shorts, or nice jeans.
Once the polo action is completed, the fun will move to the heart of the festival: live music and wine! This year's lineup will feature some amazing artists, including ZZ Ward, Booker T. Jones, The California Honeydrops, and Quinn Deveaux. There will also be DJ sets played throughout the day by Soul Dust Productions, which will help to keep the mood just right and the atmosphere perfect!
Now, what would this amazing atmosphere be without some delicious wine to enjoy it in, right? Well luckily for you, The Polo & Wine in Santa Barbara has a lineup this year that's truly can't-miss. There are a number of amazing local wineries participating this year, including Sanford Winery & Vineyards, Old Creek Ranch Winery, and many more!
Make sure to stop by and join in this incredible celebration of what truly makes Santa Barbara and Southern California living so special during your stay with Paradise Retreats, either in a rental or villa. This year's event will be held at the breathtaking Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club on Saturday, September 8th from 12pm until 8pm. For more information on ticket prices or to reserve your spot at this incredible event, make sure to visit them online at http://sbpoloandwine.com/tickets/. Also, don't forget to book the most incredible vacation rental, like out gorgeous Los Olivos Wine Retreat!