Carpinteria is located on the south coast of Santa Barbara County, approximately 12 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Carpinteria is a coastal community with small-town charm valued by visitors and residents alike. Beautiful beaches, breathtaking mountain views, and a diverse economy make it a wonderful place to live, work, and play!

It is home to The California Avocado Festival, which began in 1986, and has evolved into one of the largest festivals in California, with three days of fabulous food, terrific music, and safe family fun. It is one of only a few community festivals still operated in the heart of downtown. For more, visit