Looking for the perfect place to bid 2021 adieu and welcome 2022 in with wide-open arms? Well, look no further than Santa Barbara, California and Mar Monte Hotel, the ideal boutique accommodations along the American Riviera!

Joining us just steps from the Santa Barbara beachfront, you’ll enjoy a New Year’s Eve that’s wonderfully lively and festive, yet without the frigid temperatures and piled-up snow much of the country commonly contends with for the holiday. Basking in some California Central Coast warmth and sunshine, you’ll be perfectly positioned to celebrate the launch of a brand spanking new year!

New Year’s Eve Events In & Around Santa Barbara, California

Whether you’re flying solo, traveling as a couple, or joining us with the whole family crew (Fido, perhaps, included!), our Hyatt Unbound Collection hotel positions you marvelously for a Santa Barbara-style New Year’s Eve. There’s something for everybody on the holiday itinerary, including those mostly looking to simply relax and clink glasses right here at Mar Monte Hotel.

But if you’d like to get out and about for the midnight countdown and its associated fun, you won’t be hurting for options here on the American Riviera. Consider, for example, the New Year’s Eve concert put on by the Santa Barbara Symphony at the Granada Theatre, which’ll feature guest conductor Bob Bernhardt, baritone Cedric Barry, and pianist Natasha Kislenko in a rousing program featuring George Gershwin classics and other favorites.

Or perhaps you’d like to hit the town on Santa Barbara’s New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl, or steer your way to the Brew Year’s Eve party at the Veterans Memorial Building downtown to enjoy local craft beers, cocktails, and wine as well as DJ-driven dancing and music from the New Vibe Band.

For a kid-friendly New Year’s celebration, meanwhile, MOXI, the Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, will be holding its “Noon Year’s Eve” soiree this year, giving you and the gang to explore all the fascinating and educational hands-on exhibits, rock out with the DJ up at the rooftop dance party, and ring in 2022 (at a respectable noontime hour) with confetti and noisemakers.

Other Ways to Celebrate the New Year in Santa Barbara

Whether or not you join in on some organized celebrations, Santa Barbara and its gorgeous Central Coast hinterland are a fabulous place to be around New Year’s. Spend some quality time on the golden beaches, take a hike in the Santa Ynez Mountains, go winery-hopping in the Ynez Valley, take a sailing cruise, swing by the Santa Barbara Zoo or the botanical dreamscape of Lotusland—the sky’s the limit!

Mar Monte Hotel: Your New Year’s Eve 2021/22 Headquarters on the American Riviera

However your New Year’s Eve plans take shape, you’ll rest assured knowing you’re enjoying the finest in boutique hospitality within shouting distance of the Santa Barbara beachfront at Mar Monte Hotel! Our rooms and suites with their sightlines out to the Santa Ynez peaks or the big blue Pacific are truly swoon-worthy, and we’ve got note-perfect New Year’s dining on hand with our costa Kitchen & Bar and Café Lido. From live music and wine tastings to beach yoga and sightseeing jaunts on our Mar Monte Bikes, you’ll fall in love with Hyatt’s Unbound Collection hospitality here at Mar Monte Hotel.

Book your New Year’s Eve getaway with us today, and step boldly into the New Year on the right foot on the sun-splashed American Riviera!

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