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Thanksgiving in Santa Barbara

Thanksgiving in Santa Barbara

With the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaching, The Grubb Campbell Team would like to inform you of the following events:

Kalyra Winery will be hosting their 3rd annual Holiday Movie in the Vineyard & Party on Saturday, November 30th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Kelyra Winery in Santa Ynez. The movie “Elf” starring Will Ferrell and James Caan will be shown on Kelyra’s deck on the big screen. Kalyra encourages you to bring mittens, hats, coats and blankets, and snuggle with loved ones while enjoying this classic holiday film. They will be serving soup, fresh popcorn, warm bread, hot cocoa and a special mulled spiced wine created by Winemaker Mike Brown! Please call (805) 693-8864 for more information.





The Santa Barbara Zoo is having a Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Smash on Thursday, November 28th from 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM. They are encouraging animal lovers to get the kids out of the house this Thanksgiving and come to the Zoo for a smashin’ good time! They invite the entire family to watch as the elephants, gorillas, and other Zoo animals play and interact with pumpkins. Please visit for more information.





If you are one who enjoys a good art show or wants to get a few holiday gifts out of the way early, head over to Santa Barbara’s Botanic Garden for their Holiday Marketplace. This event will be held on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This is a special opportunity to buy gifts from our many talented local artisans. Seasonal refreshments will be served and music from the Cheers a Quartet! This popular weekend event brings together local artisans in an open-air market setting. From hand-thrown ceramics to one-of-a-kind jewelry to custom-sewn textiles to adorable items for children – the Holiday Marketplace is one-stop shopping for everyone on your holiday list. All proceeds support the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden General Fund.





The 2nd Annual Fess Parker Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, November 30th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at  the Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard. They will be serving seasonal appetizers, cheese, chocolate, and of course, plenty of wine to celebrate the beginning of the Holiday Season.  Gather by the fireplace and enjoy live music, wine by the glass, and an assortment of our favorite holiday treats. This event is $50 per pserson and $30 for Wine Club Members. To reserve your spot, please contact or call the tasting room at 800-841-1104.