Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival™

Our region's premier wine and food event returns Saturday, June 27, 2020 with an extraordinary lineup of wineries and food purveyors.

Sip and savor 100+ of the Central Coast's best wineries and culinary delights while enjoying the Museum's beautifully shaded banks along Mission Creek.

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  • VIP Admission includes all the benefits of General Admission plus early entry at 1:00 PM to the beautiful Museum Backyard with at least 10 premier wineries and food purveyors just for VIPs. $160/person
  • General Admission includes three hours of tastings from local wineries and food purveyors with a commemorative tasting glass. $100/person

New this year:

  • Everyone will enjoy more seating throughout the property to relax and savor their favorite food and wine.
  • Purchase your raffle ticket in advance for the chance to win a Winemaker's Dinner. Be entered to win a catered dinner for 10 at the Museum with premier central coast wine and food. Only 100 tickets will be sold.

All net proceeds from the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival support the Museum’s nature and science education programs.

Presenting sponsor: Frank Schipper Construction Company

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Melissa Baffa at

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