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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: February 2022

With fire restrictions lifted in the Los Padres National Forest, early wildflowers starting to bloom, and mild temperatures, February is the perfect time of year for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and kayaking. Strap on your Adventure shoes, because there are plenty of fun things to do nearby this month:

Adventure Sea Cave Kayak Tour at Channel Islands National Park
WHEN: Every day in February
WHERE: Scorpion Anchorage on Santa Cruz Island
February at Channel Islands National Park is famous for flowering giant coreopsis, lush/green hillsides, migrating sea birds, breeding seals & sea lions, and spectacular marine geysers known as blowholes. — Book Now

Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources
WHEN: February 27 – March 22
WHERE: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
SBMA presents 20 works of art by Van Gogh alongside some 75 objects selected to reflect the surprisingly varied art that he most admired, the show firmly reconnects Vincent to his late 19th-century context. Over 60 artists are represented in the exhibition, including Jules Breton, Anton Mauve, Adolphe Monticelli, Léon-Augustin Lhermitte, Jean-François Raffaëlli and a host of other names less familiar to most American audiences, as well as the better known Romantic master Eugène Delacroix, the artists of the Barbizon school and the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, including Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin.

Harbor Wildlife Kayak Tour
Every day in February
Departing at 10AM and 1PM
Santa Barbara Harbor
Join us for a relaxing introduction to kayaking where we’ll take a 2-hour paddling adventure around the Santa Barbara shoreline. This tour is the perfect half-day activity and a great introduction to the exciting sport of sea kayaking. Fun and affordable for the whole family! This tour has a 2-person minimum and the tour may be canceled if less than 2 people book on any tour date. — Book Now

Drive-In Movies Date Night
When: Every day in February
When: West Wind Drive-In
Who doesn’t love popcorn and movie nights! Dress in layers and cozy up with someone special at our local drive-in.

Wine Country Bike Tour
 Every day in February
Includes pick-up/drop-off in Santa Barbara and transportation to Santa Ynez Valley
For the adventurous wine lover — Pedal past gorgeous vineyards and taste at two amazing wineries in the heart of Santa Ynez Valley. — Book Now

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