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International Student Housing and Student housing in the heart of Santa Barbara. Close to the beach and downtown. Walk from your college dorm room to school and all that Santa Barbara has to offer.

  • On Sundays, all year round, you can stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the arts and crafts market, where local artists present their beautiful ocean inspired wares. Leave your car parked at our Inn and enjoy our special paradise on foot.
  • June 11 and 12, UCSB Graduation. Congratulations to all those Graduates ready to start their life. www.ucsb.edu
  • June 15 to 18 and June 21 to 25; Region 2 Championship Arabian Horse Show at Earl Warren Show grounds. A great opportunity to see beautiful horses in action and to admire them up close. Or you are participating in the horse show and since your horse is staying at beautiful Earl Warren show grounds, why not treat yourself and stay at the Orchid Inn. Imagine after a day of competing a soak in a Jacuzzi tub. www.ahareg2.org
  • June 19th is Father’s day, why not surprise your father with a trip to Santa Barbara and a stay at the Orchid Inn. There are so many things to do in our beautiful city, lots of fun for you and dad. Perhaps, a gift certificate for Dad, so he can take a relaxing trip.
  • June 24 and 25, Summer Solstice weekend. On the 24th is at Alameda Park the Pre Solstice Parade Festival, with lots of fun and music. On the 25th at Noon is the Summer Solstice Parade, the best and funniest parade of the year. Never will you see so many smiles in one place. From the Orchid Inn, fortified by our gourmet breakfast, you can just walk to the Parade and the  following Post Parade Festival, not having to worry about your car. And after much fun, dancing and sunshine, you’ll be happy to return to a really comfortable bed. www.solsticeparade.com
  • In July and August ongoing, free concerts in the Park at Chase Palm Park. Every Thursday, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm, a beautiful walk from the Orchid Inn along the waterfront, bring a pick nick and enjoy life Santa Barbara style. www.sbparksandrecreation.com
  • July 1 to the 11th, Semana Nautica. Be a spectator or participate, and after all this activity, relax in our living room with a glass of wine.  www.semananautica.com
  • July 4, the city is celebrating Independence Day in a big way, parade and music and fire works. Just a few steps from the Orchid Inn, you can walk to a prime fire works viewing spot. Make a reservation for your Fourth-of-July week end at the Orchid Inn and find out, where to go for the most fun, this Independence Day.  www.santabarbaraca.gov andwww.spiritof76sb.org
  • July 8 to 10, Orchid Fair at Earl Warren Show grounds. For all those orchid lovers among us, besides going to the Orchid Show, check out , how the orchids of the Orchid Inn are doing. www.santabarbaraorchidestate.com
  • July 14 to 16, the 8th annual California Wine festival, don’t drink and drive, so stay at the Orchid Inn and walk to the festivity, enjoy the beautiful wines our valley has to offer, worry free. www.californiawinefestival.com
  • July 16 and 17, French Festival in Oakpark.  Music and food and dancing and poodles, yes poodles,” Ils sont fous les …… “ Don’t miss it, it is great fun and afterwards do the taste test, compare the French wine you had at the festival with a Santa Barbara Winery wine at our wine tasting hour. http://www.frenchfestival.com/
  • July 23 to 25, Outrigger State Sprint Championships at Leadbetter Beach.  Always an amazing sight to see those canoes gliding along the waves ….just a short walk from the Orchid Inn.
  • July 30 and 31, Greek festival at Oak Park.   Enjoy Greek hospitality and get transported to the islands of Greece with this local festival. After dancing the Sirtaki , rest your tired body on our comfortable bed with Comphy Co. sheets , in no time you’ll feel refreshed for a night out on the town. http://santabarbaragreekfestival.com/home/
  • August 3 to 7, Old Spanish days. Viva la Fiesta. Santa Barbara knows how to celebrate with a cornucopia of events. Don’t miss out. Stay at the Orchid Inn and enjoy the festivities on foot. We are very close to the desfile historico, a not to miss Parade, with over 400 horses participating and those flower girls are just adorable. And will Hattie ride on ahorse or be in a carriage. Come see for yourself . Viva la Fiesta http://www.oldspanishdays-fiesta.org