2020 Festival Schedule

The 2020 schedule makes up the 83rd edition of Santa Barbara’s ultimate summer sports festival. This year’s festival is scheduled to begin on Friday, June 19th and runs through Sunday, July 12th.

All events are free for spectators and fans.

This is a preliminary schedule as more events will be added into early summer. Please check back later for more updates.

Competitor registrations are managed by the individual events. Please check with event directors regarding registration for any event listed below that doesn’t include a link for registration. 

FRIDAY – 6/19/2020


Reg Richardson Masters Swim Meet
Los Baños del Mar Pool • Noon

SATURDAY – 6/20/2020


Masters One-Mile Ocean Swim
Event Info Coming Soon • East Beach • 9:00 a.m.

THURSDAY – 6/25/2020


Reef & Run Summer Series
On-Site Registration • Event Website • East Beach • 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY – 6/27/2020


Mullen and Henzell One-Mile Ocean Swim
Event Info •  Registration Form Coming Soon • East Beach • 9:00 a.m. to completion

CBVA Men’s Open Volleyball Tournament
Register Here • East Beach • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CBVA Women’s Open Volleyball Tournament
Register Here • East Beach • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kardboard Kayak Race – Hosted by Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
SBMM.org •  On-Site Registration Available at Noon (As space permits) •  West Beach •  Noon

SUNDAY – 6/28/2020


Mullen and Henzell Three-Mile Ocean Swim
Event Info •  Registration Form Coming Soon • East Beach • 9:00 a.m. to completion

THURSDAY – 7/2/2020


Reef & Run Summer Series
On-Site Registration • Event Website • East Beach • 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY – 7/4/2020


4th of July 15K & 5K Run
Event Info Coming Soon •  Elings Park • 8:00 a.m. to completion

55th Annual 4th of July Parade:
State & Micheltorena • 12:00 p.m. to completion

THURSDAY – 7/9/2020


Semana Nautica 5-Mile Biathlon
On-Site Registration • Event Info Coming Soon • East Beach • 6:15 p.m.

SATURDAY – 7/11/2020


84th Santa Barbara Tennis Open – Hosted by Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons
Register Here • Municipal Tennis Courts & Pershing Park • 7:00 a.m. to completion

SUNDAY – 7/12/2020


Semana Nautica 6-Mile Ocean Swim
Registration Info Coming Soon • Goleta Beach to Hendry’s Beach • 9:00 a.m. to completion

84th Santa Barbara Tennis Open – Hosted by Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons
Register Here • Municipal Tennis Courts & Pershing Park • 7:00 a.m. to completion