Santa Barbara’s Semana Nautica Kicks Off June 27

SANTA BARBARA, CA — Featuring some of Santa Barbara's favorite sporting events as well as some fresher upstarts, the 2018 Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival is all set to take over local beaches … [Read more...]

2018 Festival Schedule

The 2018 schedule makes up the 81st edition of Santa Barbara's ultimate summer sports festival. This year's festival is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 27th and runs through Sunday, July … [Read more...]

McAvoy, Kosmo Family receive Semana Nautica’s special honors

The Semana Nautica Association is thrilled to announce its special award winners from the 2017 summer sports festival. Arjun McAvoy has been voted as Athlete of the Year while the Kosmo Family has … [Read more...]

Smith, Steffen earn Semana Nautica’s ‘Ocean Swimmer of the Year’ title

Olivia Smith and Taylor Steffen were the top swimmers at the 2017 Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival, each winning multiple races on their way to being crowned Semana Nautica's Ocean Swimmers of … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica’s 2017 festival produces record turnouts, new champions

As the festival's final Santa Barbara sunset fell into the sea, Semana Nautica's 11-day run in 2017 came to a close with another amazing chapter completed for Santa Barbara's 80-year-old sports … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery: 2017 Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival

Here's a look back at a collection of images from the 2017 Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival. It was another great year filled with impressive athletic performances and even more smiles and … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery: Semana Nautica 15K & 5K

2017 SEMANA NAUTICA 15K & 5K Tuesday, July 4, at Elings Park, Santa Barbara, California || RESULTS … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica Art Show (June 28 – July 28)

The Santa Barbara Art Association welcomes submissions for the 2017 Semana Nautica Art Show at the Cabrillo Arts Pavilion from June 28 through July 28. Artists can submit works to be considered and … [Read more...]

New Event: Run to Surf Adventure Challenge

The Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce a new event joining our festival schedule in 2017. The second annual Run to Surf Adventure Challenge will be taking place at Leadbetter Beach Park … [Read more...]

Ocean Swimmers of the Year: Olivia Smith & Chris Braden

Based on results from throughout the 2016 festival, the Semana Nautica Association in pleased to announce that Chris Braden and Olivia Smith have earned the distinction of Ocean Swimmers of the … [Read more...]