Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival™ - SOLD OUT

Ticketholder Information


General Admission

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The region's premier wine and food festival returns Saturday, June 29 with another epic line up of wineries and food purveyors.

Sip and savor 100+ of the Central Coast's best wineries and culinary delights while enjoying the Museum's beautiful, creekside setting under majestic redwoods and oak trees. 

New this year, we'll be expanding the festival to the revamped Museum Backyard and Sprague Butterfly Pavilion. The VIP Lounge area across the creek will be double the size, and all guests will have more room to roam, sip, and nosh!

One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival supports the Museum’s nature and science education programs.

Ticket Prices

  • General Admission (Museum Member): $80 Sold Out
  • General Admission (Non-Member): $105 Sold Out
  • VIP Admission (Museum Member): $130 Sold Out
  • VIP Admission (Non-Member): $155 Sold Out

Must be age 21+ with ID to enter event.

VIP Benefits

Santa Barbara Wine Festival™ Participants 2019

Santa Barbara Food Festival™ Participants 2019

Every Cork Wins! Prize Drawing

Upon arrival, festival guests have the chance to purchase $40 Every Cork Wins! tickets and are guaranteed to win a prize worth $40 or more (some prizes worth up to $500 in value). Prize drawing begins at 3:00 PM and prizes include wine, restaurant certificates, hotel stays, and much more. All profits raised from the Every Cork Wins! prize drawing support the Museum’s educational programs for all ages and help us carry out our mission of inspiring the next generation of young explorers.

Thank You

Many thanks to our guests, wineries, food purveyors, 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 festival supports the Museum and Sea Center’s nature and science education for adults and children.

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

Read Press Release (2/13/19)