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36th Annual Vintners Festival

Start Date:
April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End Date:
April 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Join us for the 36th Annual Vintners Festival in majestic Santa Barbara Wine Country, where vintners still pour their own wines.

Taste from over 100 wineries, savor our best local fare from farmers to foragers, and meet the chefs who make it magical.
Drink in the sparkling Bubble Lounge, listen to live music, learn from our cooking demos and let our landscape soothe your soul.

A Vintners Visa carries you out to the tasting rooms and the vineyards themselves, while weekend happenings are offered throughout Wine Country.

Welcome! Bien Venue! We can’t wait to see you!



Taste wines from over 100 wineries while you meet winemakers and owners who share the details of why our wines are among the most elegant and sophisticated.

Santa Barbara Wine Country produces globally recognized wines from one of the most diverse growing valleys in the world. Education, experience, passion and wisdom are poured into every bottle.

Our Wine Country offers more varietals than any other wine region so you will surely find cases to take home. Enjoy the rare opportunity to taste an exceptional number of wines in one, gorgeous place!



Seated in one of the lushest growing regions of the country, Santa Barbara Wine Country attracts top chefs from around the world. Their creations are inspired and unique.

Savor gourmet food from over 30 regional restaurants and chefs, whose establishments are open all weekend.

Watch live cooking demonstrations and sample organic foods from our best farmers and foragers. Fill your weekend with as many as you can get to, then come back for more!



New this year is our Bubble Lounge! Sample our supply of exceptional sparkling wines produced by wineries all over the region. Lush couches and quick conversation will make this one of our most popular spots.


Festival Tickets

General Admission

This ticket grants you access to all the day’s tastings and festivities at River Park in Lompoc, CA, starting at 1pm.

Locals Discount

This ticket is for guests living in Santa Barbara County and is available to the first 250 buyers.  This ticket grants you access to all the day’s tastings and festivities at River Park in Lompoc, CA, starting at 1pm.

Early Entry

This ticket grants you a 60-minute early entry at 12pm into the festival, providing the opportunity to interact more personally with winemakers, owners and chefs in a more spacious, open and uncrowded environment.


The reduced price of this ticket is for those who are not drinking, whether that is designated drivers and/or children between the ages of 6 – 20.  A special wrist band indicating your non-drinking status will be worn so that everyone knows. Children under 6 are complimentary.

All tickets are non-refundable.
The festival is held rain or shine. No pets are allowed.


Enter Promo Code EARLY if purchasing before March 1st for $10 off the price of Early Entry or General Admission Tickets!

For individual purchase, or as an add-on to a Festival ticket

Vintners Visa

Over the Vintners Festival weekend, enjoy the hospitality of 12 Santa Barbara Wine Country Tasting Rooms with a Vintners Visa Ticket (Friday, April 20th – Monday, April 23rd). Choose from dozens of participating wineries, an incredible value at $50/pp. This ticket DOES NOT include admission to the Grand Tasting Festival.


Please keep an eye on this space! As weekend dinners, tours, tastings and other events become available, we will post them here!

36th Annual Vintners Festival Location