Join Us for santa barbara 2016

Come join the leading influencers in film, music, food, beverage, festivals, and culture at FestForums Santa Barbara, November 19-21. Special guests include Bruce Dern, Quentin Tarantino, Cat Cora, Jack and Kim Johnson, Rita Coolidge, and hundreds more festivals and industry leaders. Panels, parties, live music, films, and a James Beard Celebrity Chef dinner are all at the oceanfront Fess Parker Resort. 

Why Santa Barbara? Why not. Think about the weather, the mountains, the beaches, the restaurants, the wineries...did we mention the weather?   Dubbed the American Riviera, Santa Barbara never disappoints. 

Director Quentin Tarantino to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Actor Bruce Dern

Director Quentin Tarantino to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Actor Bruce Dern

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Best of the Fests

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Only in Santa Barbara!!

Enter to win "Best in the Fests," an award ceremony recognizing North America's leading festivals! We will be awarding one winner from each festival type- music, film, and food, and beverage -  in 3 different categories - Sustainability, Innovation, and Charity for a total of 9 winners. Is your festival green? Does your festival have the wow factor? Or does it give back to the community?