Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival

June 30, 2018
2:00-5:00 PM

The Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival™ takes place along the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Mingle with winemakers, bakers, and chefs outdoors, under the oak trees. Guests will enjoy the best of Central Coast Wines and try their luck in our Every Cork Wins! raffle.


  • General Admission: $75 Members; $100 non-member
  • VIP: $125 Members; $150 non-member
  • Tickets for this event are sold via NightOut (not the black tickets button at the top of our website).

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Designated drivers are free to enter as long as they accompany a paid guest. Designated drivers can sign up by emailing Sarah at and giving the names of their passenger(s).

Thank you to our guests, wineries, food vendors, and volunteers for supporting the Museum and our mission to inspire a thirst for discovery and a passion for the natural world. One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the Wine Festival supports the Museum and Sea Center’s nature and science education for adults and children. 

Video Clip (courtesy of YTS Films): The scenic venue and good company make this the tasting event award-winning winemakers prefer, “This is one of the very best tastings that we attend throughout the year,” says Richard Sanford of Alma Rosa. Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat reports, “This is the most beautiful tasting, the most beautiful setting that I do anywhere in the country, no question about that.”

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Participating Wineries

Enjoy tastings from more than 50 premier Central Coast California wineries complemented with sweet and savory delectable delights.

Participating Food and Expert Vendors

For more information, please contact Meridith Moore at 805-682-4711 ext. 112 or

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Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival Press Release - 5/25/18