December 2014 – April 2015

December 20 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
Christmas Cart Caroling @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Christmas Cart Caroling @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm Santa Barbara
Carol your way through the resort’s beautiful village on our festive jitney carts. Complimentary.
December 21 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
Tree Lighting Ceremonies @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Tree Lighting Ceremonies @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm Santa Barbara
Bacara is honored to partner with renowned local artist David Shelton to create our one-of-a-kind Christmas Tree Art Installation. The 12-foot sculpture combines dramatic [...]
December 24 (Wednesday)
Christmas Eve Dinner at The Bistro @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Santa Barbara
Celebrate the holidays in a relaxed seaside setting while enjoying Chef Chris Turano’s four-course menu. Seatings from 4 to 9 p.m.
December 25 (Thursday)
Christmas Dinner at The Bistro @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Christmas Dinner at The Bistro @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 25 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Santa Barbara
Celebrate the holidays in a relaxed seaside setting while enjoying Chef Chris Turano’s four-course menu. Seatings from 4 to 9 p.m.
December 26 (Friday)
Monarch Kids’ Club @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Monarch Kids’ Club @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm Santa Barbara
Fun-filled activities for children aged 4 to 12, $85 per child, price includes lunch. Advanced reservations required.
December 27 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
Stargazing @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Stargazing @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Santa Barbara
Come savor hot chocolate and an enchanting evening under the starry sky with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit. Complimentary for Bacara guests.
December 28 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
December 31 (Wednesday)
New Year’s Eve Black & White Party @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm – 1:30 am Santa Barbara
New Year’s Eve Black & White Party Bacara Resort & Spa December 31, 2014 Rotunda at Bacara Resort & Spa 9 p.m. to 1:30 [...]
January 3 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 4 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 10 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 11 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 17 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 18 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 24 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 25 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
January 31 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
February 1 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
February 7 (Saturday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
February 8 (Sunday)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Monarch Butterfly Preserve Tours @ Goleta Butterfly Grove (one mile from Bacara)
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Every winter, thousands of monarchs migrate from as far north as Canada to make their way to the peaceful eucalyptus trees of the Goleta [...]
March 6 (Friday)
World of Pinot Noir @ Bacara Resort & Spa
World of Pinot Noir @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
This annual event held at Bacara Resort & Spa takes place at the beginning of March and includes two days of in-depth tasting seminars and [...]
April 16 (Thursday)
Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend @ Bacara Resort & Spa
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm Santa Barbara
Always on the forefront of what it means to live well, Santa Barbara has now entered the cutting-edge of what it means to eat [...]

Weekly Events at Bacara Resort & Spa

 

Sunset Wine Tastings

Friday Evenings from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Resort Lobby

Enjoy a complimentary wine and cheese tasting every Friday in the Lobby from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Enjoy award-wining wines by Foley Family Wines, Trinitas Cellars and Santa Barbara County. Complimentary for Bacara guests.

 

Movie Night & Popcorn

Friday and Saturday Evenings
Screening Room

Come join Bacara for their famous movie night and popcorn in the resort’s own 211-seat Screening Room. Hosted every Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm (kids’ movie) and 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Complimentary for Bacara guests.

 

Live Entertainment

Friday and Saturday Evenings from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bacara Bar

The Bacara Bar offers live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. Come sip refreshing cocktails as you listen to live music in the Bacara Bar from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

 

“Que Syrah” Art & Wine Class

Discover your inner artist at Bacara’s “Que Syrah” Art & Wine Class. Sip local wine and enjoy stunning ocean views while painting the incomparable natural surroundings of the Gaviota coast. Led by renowned painter Leigh Sparks, classes include step-by-step painting instructions, art supplies and a glass of wine. Offered seasonally on Saturdays. $55. Advanced reservations are required at 805.571.3012.

 

Fireside Cocoa and S’mores

Saturday Evenings from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Lobby Terrace

Bacara offers fireside cocoa and s’mores on its Lobby Terrace every Saturday night from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Complimentary for Bacara guests.

 

Stargazing

Miro Lawn

Come savor hot chocolate and an enchanting evening under the starry sky with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit. Available on selected evenings starting at 8:00 pm at the Bacara Resort. Complimentary for Bacara guests.

Summer Dates:

Every Thursday at 8:00 pm in June, July & August.

 

Chumash Nature Trail

Daily

Bacara Resort & Spa has partnered with local Chumash artists, weavers, writers, photographers and herbalists to install a self-guided Chumash Nature Trail on property. Stroll through the quarter-mile trail while enjoying informative signs that demonstrate the uses of specific plants in Chumash culture, all of which grow onsite at Bacara. The trail head is located adjacent to The Bistro patio.