Tag archives: Fair & Expo

Double Time with the Fair & Expo
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 30, 2024

For the first time in history the Santa Barbara Fair & Expo is expanding to two weekends, sparking the theme of “Double Thrill Double Fun” for the April 25-28 and May 3-5 springtime extravaganza. Ironically, it might have been the pandemic that provided the impetus for the growth, as the special July 2021 edition was […]

Furry Critters, Fat-Filled Food, and Fabulous Fun at the Fair & Expo
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 2, 2023

If Earth Day is all about the environment and ecology – you know, healthy organic food? – another of Santa Barbara’s long-running family-oriented festivals takes an altogether different tack: we’re talking corn dogs and cotton candy. We’re also talking farming, enthralling exhibits, and a full focus on fun. Yes, it’s the Santa Barbara Fair & […]