SB Fair & Expo For Educators

The Annual Santa Barbara Fair & Expo is themed “Back to the 50’s” Here are some ways you can involve students and youth in the festivities:

petting goatsSchool Tour Day

School tour day is scheduled for Thursday, April 27th between 10am and 1pm. School day is for students from pre-school – 5th grade. Self-guided tours include livestock areas, and last about one hour. The carnival will not be open during this time, but special entertainment will be available in the Exhibitor Building. Classes are welcome to bring sack lunches, and a limited selection of food will be available for purchase. Tour times MUST be reserved in advance. Please contact us at or 805.687.0766 for details.


pigYouth Building

Get ready to check out all the crazy and fun stuff going on over at the Youth Building. Kids can visit interactive displays, enjoy themed entertainment, and make artwork inspired by the wild adventures of the hogs that have gone wild at the fair. The Exhibit Building Hall will be open for school tours on Thursday, April 27th between 10am and 1pm, as well as during normal Fair & Expo hours. For additional information, please contact us at or 805.687.0766.

art exhibitExhibitor Entries

We look forward to showcasing your students’ work at the  Annual Santa Barbara Fair & Expo! There are entry classes available in art, crafts, literature, baking, sewing, horticulture and gardening, group projects, Service Learning projects, school newspapers and yearbooks and more. In fact, we can find the right place for any project! Your kids work very hard every year – take this wonderful opportunity to reward them for their efforts. For additional information, click here to view our Exhibitors Handbook. Deadline for entry forms: March 22, 2017. Please contact us at or 805.687.0766.

school art boardSchool Boards

We will provide 4′ X 4′ sheets of plywood that are painted white. Classrooms, individual students or several classrooms may work together to paint the boards depicting our 2017 Fair & Expo theme (“Back to the 50’s”). The boards will be displayed at the entrance to the Fair and throughout the grounds. Boards are due no later than April 12, 2017. Please contact us at or 805.687.0766 for details.


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