Regional Stay-at-Home Order for Santa Barbara County will take effect on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 11:59pm and is expected to remain in place for at least three weeks before re-evaluation by the State the week of December 28, 2020. Please see below for changes implemented with this new Stay-at-Home order.

What You Need to Know Before You Arrive
All visitors are asked to please observe safety protocols including: 

  • face coverings while out in public, and especially indoors, are required
  • maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet
  • employ frequent handwashing and hand sanitizing
  • stay home if feeling ill
  • please bring your patience. Enforcing new protocols and cleaning is taking a bit longer than usual. 

Hotels and lodging are only allowed to open for critical infrastructure support only.

Only allowed to operate for take-out, pick-up, or delivery. There will no longer be any outdoor dining options.

Shopping/Art Galleries
Allowed to operate at 20% capacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and other with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.

Wine Tasting Rooms. Bars, and Breweries
All wine tasting rooms, bars, breweries and distilleries are not allowed to be open and serving at this time. 

Per the Santa Barbara County Health Department, all events have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future. No gatherings over 10 people are permittable, or allowed.