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2019 Harbor Seafood Festival – Special Offers and Events from Celebration Cruises!

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The annual Harbor Seafood Festival is one of the most exciting days of the year for the harbor and waterfront as a whole! Tons of vendors and a huge crowd celebrating everything Santa Barbara Harbor ramps up to what becomes a huge, family-friendly day of activities, food and fun. Ever year, Celebration Cruises tries to bring something special to the table too! Read on to learn more about how to get on the water during this special day, Saturday October 12!

Celebration Cruises launching new cruise for 2019 summer season…

Celebration Cruises – Photoshoot Santa Barbara – May 2016 © Kevin Steele Beginning on May 25th, Celebration Cruises will begin offering a happy hour cruise! The happy hour cruise is a late afternoon cruise during…

Azure Seas Whale Watching Season Begins March 1st!

For the upcoming 2019 whale watching season featuring the annual gray whale migration, Azure Seas will begin our trips starting March 1st. While whale watching season is often described as ‘Mid-February to Mid-May’ in Santa Barbara, the Azure Seas has been undergoing some serious maintenance including an entirely new set of engines as well as…

Epic Whale Watching Season – Final Dates Announced!

What a season! We’ve had some amazing sightings, beautiful weather and pristine ocean conditions. After the sadness and uncertainty following the wildfires and mudslides in the Santa Barbara area, having the opportunity to share the beauty of Santa…

Magnificent Whale Watching!

santa-barbara-whale-watchingWhale Watching Too! February is an exciting time for us here at Celebration Cruises as it represents the best time for seasonal whale watching in the area. While there are amazing animal sightings year round in the Santa Barbara channel, February is the best time to see…

A Rare Lunar Event Calls For A Very Special Cruise!

Usually happening only once per year, the January 31st ‘blue moon’ will surely be a sight to behold. A ‘blue moon’ represents the second full moon in a calendar month, but this moon is not only full and ‘blue’ but also super. This super-charged full moon…

Special Valentine’s Day Sunset Cruise – Tickets Available Now!

The limited tickets for this year’s Valentine’s Day sunset cruise have been released to the public. Join us for this special cruise on Wednesday, February 14th from 4:30PM – 6:00PM for a beautiful, romantic evening with appetizers, a full bar and a front-row seat to the…

Ring in 2018 aboard the Azure Seas with our New Year’s Eve Cruise

Celebrate the new year with friends and family aboard Azure Seas. Enjoy the luxurious interior of the 42-passenger yacht, grab a drink from the full bar and breathe in some brisk ocean breeze. This two-hour special New Year’s Eve cruise from 10:30PM until 12:30AM includes a complimentary…