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Santa Barbara is Rich with events all year round.

The Major Events are: The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, The Summer Solstice Celebration, Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, and The Fiesta. The Fiesta in Santa Barbara covers an entire week, usually the First Week in August, and features a variety of functions City-Wide...Rodeos, Parades, Parties and Food that Celebrate the Heritage of Santa Barbara. Viva La Fiesta.

Our sister property,The Lemon Tree Inn, is the Official Hotel of the Santa Barbara County Bowl which hosts a variety of World-Class Performance in a Beautiful Sandstone Amphi-Theatre just minutes from the Hotel. Past performers include Tony Bennett, Robert Plant, Sting, The Eagles, Enrique Iglesias, Pearl Jam, RadioHead, Rod Stewart, Carlos Santana, George Thorogood, Nora Jones, Jack Johnson, STP, Velvet Revolver, Crosby Stills and Nash, Neil Young and Many, Many others.

Oak Park hosts several Popular Ethnic Festivals through the year including the Greek Festival, Italian Festival, French Festival just a short walk from the Hotel.

The International Film Festival has Achieved International Status with amazing special showings in theaters all over Santa Barbara and Star-Studded Events Honoring Stars Like Clint Eastwood, Angelina Jolie, Jeff Bridges, Kirk Douglas, Quentin Tarrantino, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, George Clooney, and Heath Ledger.

There is always something going on in Santa Barbara like 'I Modonarri' Italian sidewalk art festival at the historic Santa Barbara Mission, The Big Dog - Dog Parade, The State Street Mile Races, Iron Man Triathlon, and More.
Santa Barbarians also host many Charitable Events and Fundraisers such as the MDA Black and Blue Ball, The Cancer Center Walk for the Cure, Avon Breast Cancer Walk, Walk MS, Taste of The Town for Arthritis, and others.
Close by is the SB Natural History Museum, which features themed exhibits on a rotating basis. The Santa Barbara Museaum of Art has World-Class Exhibits and is within walking distance.

Please check with our staff for upcoming events!

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Tropical Courtyard


Enjoy a relaxing time at our swimming pool



cabana and sun deck

Crocodile Restaurant

the bar

Happy hour: 4pm-6pm every day

crocodile bar


Italian inspired California