Upcoming Events in Santa Barbara

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Upcoming Events in Santa Barbara

The finer things in life can definitely be found in Santa Barbara this March! The renowned and Chicago-based The Joffrey Ballet will be returning to Santa Barbara Mar 5 & 6 for two nights of mesmerizing performances. And later this month, the 74th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Show will take place Mar 15-17. This three-day orchid extravaganza is the largest orchid show in America. Continue reading (pinkies up!) for all the fancy details.


The Joffrey Ballet Returns to Santa Barbara

The Joffrey Ballet will take the stage for two nights at The Granada Theatre Mar 5 & 6. Based out of Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet is one of America’s premier ballet companies, known for their remarkable and creative performances. On Tuesday Mar 5 (8:00 p.m.) the ballet selection will showcase The Four Temperaments by George Balanchine. The performance is inspired by humanity’s four senses of humor and their related temperament. Also, keep an eye out for Alexander Ekman’s Joy which captures the joy of creating in the moment. The Wednesday, Mar 6 (8:00 p.m.) performance will include Ekman’s Joy and Blanc’s Encounter. Justin Peck’s In Creases and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Mammatus will also join the stage with their creative choreography. With so many great ballets, tickets are sure to sell fast. Make sure to get your tickets soon: Mar 5 & Mar 6.


Hotel Near The Joffrey Ballet

Turn a night at the theatre into a weekend in Santa Barbara by staying at the nearby Inn at East Beach. It’s a beautiful property near The Granada Theatre. And along with the property’s convenient location, it also offers an outdoor pool, stylish furniture and on-site bike rentals. At Inn at East Beach, you will stay well- and well within your budget!


74th Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Show

You won’t want to miss the Santa Barbara Orchid Show from Mar 15–17. For over 74 years, this show has grown into an internationally recognized orchid show. With this year’s theme “Orchid Magic”, the show is sure to be enchanted with the beauty and mystery of the world’s most exotic flower. Vendors will have their works of art, crafted by orchids, displayed throughout the show. See if you can guess which one will win the title of “Grand Champion Cymbidium.” If you see an orchid you can’t live without, don’t worry! Most of the plants are for sale. An event this grand in size will take place at the Earl Warren Showgrounds. Tickets are more than reasonable with adults ($14) and 12 and under (FREE). Make sure to secure your tickets soon!


Hotel Near Santa Barbara Orchid Show

Make it a weekend affair and stay the night at the nearby Spanish Garden Inn. Decorated in-full with green foliage, it’s no surprise that this luxurious hotel is located near the Santa Barbara Orchid Show. In-room spa treatments, a glistening outdoor pool and fresh foliage are all things you can expect to enjoy at this property.


A nice getaway weekend to Santa Barbara is the perfect way to relax and try something new. Mark your calendars and purchase tickets to The Joffrey Ballet and the Santa Barbara Orchid Show before it’s too late!



Inn at East Beach
Whatever makes your ideal California weekend getaway, the Inn at East Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara is here to help you stay well- and well within your budget! 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. 805.965.0546

Spanish Garden Inn
A stylish boutique hotel surrounded by fresh foliage and adorned with hand-painted art. 915 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 805.564.4700