Special Events and Tours
JULY 4, 2022 - Old Mission Santa Barbara is hosting its first ever community Market & Festival! Local artists, crafts, games, food, and music to celebrate the 4th of July. SBMAL will be there with rare books for sale and other goodies. Stop by and say hello!
JULY 2022 - SBMAL Archivist-led tours of the archive-library will begin this Summer! Visit the Tours page to learn more about scheduling and prices.
AUGUST 2022 - Adventures in Archives: Mission Scavenger Hunt. Registration open soon for our new, exciting scavenger hunt featuring historical clues from the depths of the archives. Follow clues across the Mission campus and collect your prize at the end inside the Archive-Library, where you'll meet the archivists and see rare, hidden treasures. More information coming soon!