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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: September 2021

September is here! The days are warm and the sun is shining. Locals and visitors are at the beaches, kayaking the shoreline and surfing the breaks. Here are some of the fun things going on around town during this late-summer month.

Harvest Season Santa Ynez Wine Tour
 Every day in September from 10am to 5pm
Includes pick-up/drop-off in Santa Barbara and transportation to Santa Ynez Valley
Harvest season is during September and October in Santa Barbara Wine Country. Come join us for a wine tour during this beautiful and festive time of year! — Book Now

Butterflies Alive! at the Museum of Natural History
WHEN: The exhibit ends September 6th
TIME: 10am-5pm
WHERE: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History – 2259 Puesta del Sol
Walk through a beautiful garden while nearly 1,000 live butterflies flutter freely around you. The exhibit features a dazzling variety of butterflies, from local favorites to exotic tropical species. Learn about the life cycle and behavior of these spectacular invertebrates while observing them up close.

Ultimate Sea Cave Kayak Tour at Channel Islands National Park
WHEN: Select days in September
WHERE: Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island
This epic, full-day adventure is our longest kayak tour and is only available during the summer season through October! Guests will kayak in and out of scenic sea caves and through giant kelp forests in one of the most biologically diverse marine areas in the world. — Book Now

First Thursday Art Walk
WHEN: September 2nd
WHERE: Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island
1st Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating galleries and venues offer free access to visual and performing arts in a fun and social environment. Venues feature attractions such as art openings, live music, artists’ receptions, lectures, wine tastings and hands-on activities. We hope you will join us to enjoy our beautiful downtown and all that it has to offer! — Book Now

Haskell’s Beach Kayak Tour
WHEN: Every day in September
TIME: 9:30am-12:30pm
WHERE: Haskell’s Beach, Goleta
Join us on an exploration of the Gaviota Coast, one of the few remaining sections of undeveloped, open coastline in California, and home to more than 1,500 species of plant and animal life. — Book Now

Roar & Poar
WHEN: Thu, 9/2 & Thu, 9/9
WHERE: Granada Theatre
The best local live music talent and cocktails is presented in collaboration with The Granada Theatre, Opera Santa Barbara and The Good Lion. — Book Now

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