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Santa Barbara Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • The region around Santa Barbara is often referred to as the American Riviera
  • The coast was named Santa Barbara in 1603 by a Spanish sailor who survived a storm by sheltering there 
  • Santa Barbara has the lofty Santa Ynez Mountains as its backdrop
  • Nearly ten thousand Native Americans of the Chumash tribe lived there prior to European colonisation
  • In 1812 a powerful earthquake and tsunami destroyed the town

Santa Barbara Airport Mini Guide

One little known fact about Santa Barbara is that it is home to numerous festivals. No matter the time of year you visit Santa Barbara and use Santa Barbara Airport car rental, chances are you will be able to enjoy the sights of a festival. Fiesta is an important Santa Barbara tradition that has continued for over 75 years. The festival provides an education of the history, customs, and traditions of the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and early American settlers that make up the cultural heritage of Santa Barbara. There is also the Annual French Festival. This takes place during France's Bastille Day Weekend and over 20,000 people usually attend. It is always a fun filled weekend with great food, dancing, and is a celebration of everything French.

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One day each October, from 10am to 5pm, the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival occurs and draws seafood lovers of all ages to Santa Barbara's popular Harbor for one of the locals' favorite celebrations. Here the opening of lobster season is celebrated. There is live music and many arts and crafts vendors during this festival. The Lemon Festival is another annual event and is a wonderful family festival and has many activities for children including a petting zoo, pony rides and face painting. There is even miniature golf and a fire engine slide. Amusement park rides make this an event that is fun for all ages.

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