Santa Barbara Fair & Expo Planned For April 25-29, 2018


The 29th Annual Santa Barbara Fair and Expo is April 25-29, 2018 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, with the theme "Out of this World."

As always, the event will feature carnival rides, farm animals, fair food, great live entertainment and more. There will be over 30 rides and attractions, pony rides, petting zoo, kids' carnival, live entertainment featuring music, illusions, dancing, magic and more, expo showcase of local foods, wine and beer, arts and crafts, horticulture and fine arts displays, free samples of featured desserts, appetizers and other foods at the Fair & Expo Cooking Contest and interactive exhibits.

Fair Hours:

  • Wed 4/25: 4-9PM (Carnival closes at 10PM)
  • Thu 4/26: 4-9PM (Carnival closes at 10PM)
  • Fri 4/27: 4-10PM (Carnival closes at midnight)
  • Sat 4/28: 11AM-10PM (Carnival closes at midnight)
  • Sun 4/29: 11AM-9PM (Carnival closes at 10PM)

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