Santa Barbara International Film Festival, January 27-February 7, 2015
Celebrating its 30th season, this 11-day celebration of cinema takes place each year at several historical theaters in beautiful downtown Santa Barbara and represents a diverse movie-rama of more than 200 films. This year, the festival will present its prestigious Montecito Award to actress Jennifer Aniston in honor of her celebrated career, including a performance in this year’s inspirational performance in “Cake” on January 30 at the Arlington Theatre. Member passes grant priority admission and individual tickets are available for tribute and panel events. Film MiniPak punch cards are offered for film screenings and free community screenings and events, including several highly-acclaimed animated films for families, are presented at the Arlington.
Santa Barbara International Orchid Show & Festival, March 13-15, 2015
Santa Barbara Vintner’s Festival, April 23-26, 2015
Founded in 1983, the Santa Barbara Vintners Association is a non-profit 501(c) 6 organization that supports and promotes Santa Barbara County as a world-class, authentic wine-producing and wine grape-growing region. The organization’s mission is to promote the wine and grape industry and tourism of Santa Barbara County through the production of festivals, educational seminars and tastings to consumers, trade, and media.