WELCOME TO CARPINTERIA & SUMMERLAND
A laid-back beach and surf town
Carpinteria is a small seaside city in southeastern Santa Barbara County. Located on the Central Coast of California, it had a population of just over 13,000 people at the 2020 census. Carpinteria is a popular surf destination; the city embraced the slogan “World’s Safest Beach” in 1912, which it still uses today.
Summerland is located just north of Carpinteria and has just under 1500 people. The boutique shops and dining make the quiet town perfect for a getaway.
WHAT TO LOVE
Beach and surf community
Plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment
Conveniently located close to Montecito
Downtown Carpinteria has the small-town charm made up of many restaurants, boutique shops and close enough to walk to the beach. The Rods and Roses Parade comes to town in the summer and the Avocado Festival is held during the fall – a local favorite.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
Padaro Beach Grill
Teddy’s by the Sea
Field and Fort
Carpinteria is home to some of California’s most acclaimed educational institutions, renowned for their outstanding curriculum and consistent high-performance rate of students. Top neighborhood choices include:
- Canalino Elementary
- Aliso Elementary
- Carpinteria Middle School
- Carpinteria High School
- Summerland Elementary