The Ballard Inn and Restaurant in the heart of Santa Barbara County wine country near Solvang, California
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Special Events at the Ballard Inn and Restaurant

Figtober Fest

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company’s annual event, FigtoberFest, celebrates the traditional OktoberFest with an emphasis on craft beer. Held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from noon to close, FigtoberFest will feature German food, festive music, FigtoberFest beer on draught, games, contests and more.


Dragonette Wine Maker Dinner
This is our first wine maker dinner with Dragonette Cellars! This Harvest Celebration event will take place on Friday, October 7th at 6:30 PM featuring five courses priced at $125.
Does not include tax and gratuity

Brothers John and Steve Dragonette, along with their dear friend Brandon Sparks-Gillis founded Dragonette in 2005. Their shared passion for great wine brought them to the Santa Barbara County where they spent the next several years seeking out extraordinary, cool-climate vineyards and dedicating themselves to careful, patient, minimalist wine making.
Visit their website, here.
Seating is limited,
call today for reservations! 805-688-7770




This Weekend package is starting at $790 and includes a two night stay with all weekend festivities!
(Weekend à la carte is $150 per person).
Not including tax and gratuity

Harvest Moon Weekend
The weekend begins with a wine and appetizer meet & greet at The Ballard Inn on Friday, November 4th. Saturday will have a fun-filled guided vineyard walk hosted by winemaker Karen Steinwachs at Buttonwood Farm Winery, and lunch prepared by The Ballard Inn at the Buttonwood pond.

Followed by a Harvest Moon dinner with Chef Budi Kazali preparing a seasonal feast using fresh ingredients picked from the farm, paired with Buttonwood wines.
The Santa Barbara County Astronomy Club will be setting up their telescopes after dinner at the Buttonwood peach orchard to view nebulas, galaxies, planets, and stars..


Ready for Christmas?
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for your loved ones!

New Year's Eve Dinner
Enjoy your New Year's Eve with us! We'll be serving a 5 course dinner at 6 and 9 PM. Call ahead of time to guarantee a table!


Thanksgiving
The Ballard Restaurant will be open from 3 PM to 8 PM on Thursday, November 24th, 2016.
Featuring a set five course menu, priced at $85- $125. Please call for inquiries and dinner reservations at 805-688-7770
(tax and gratuity not included).


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