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Seasonal Activities

at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Celebrate the holidays in Santa Barbara! Every season brings a schedule of fun activities, fabulous meals, and exciting memories to make.

Family sitting around table with thanksgiving food

Thanksgiving Buffet

family eating at table with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Holiday Menus

Seasonal soup and salad bar

Festive gourmet salad greens and toppings

Pumpkin bisque

Broccoli and cheddar salad

Shrimp pasta salad

Wild rice salad with dried cranberries and apricots

Oranges, pecans, and avocado

Bread, cheese, fruit, and charcuterie

Salami, soppressata, prosciutto

Olives, roasted peppers, pepperoncini

Nuts, hummus, dried and fresh fruits

Honey, flavor-infused butters and oils

Seafood bar

Peel-and-eat shrimp, crab legs, oysters, tuna, California rolls

Entrees and carving stations

Cider-brined turkey

Apple butter and sage gravy, fresh cranberry sauce

Roasted prime rib

Persimmon demi-glace and classic bearnaise

Holiday vegetables

Carrots, beets, corn on cobb, cauliflower, delicata squash

Brown sugar glazed ham

Pineapple cherry compote

House-made biscuits

Honey butter

Chef's holiday sides

Green beans

Shallots and parmesan

Baked macaroni and cheese

Bourbon-glazed yams

Topped with brûléed marshmallow

Old-fashioned buttery potatoes

Cornbread stuffing

Stone fruit, caramelized apple and fennel

Peas and baby carrots

Sage-infused olive oil

Kids menu

Chicken fingers, mashed potatoes, mini corn dogs, creamed corn


Selection of cakes, pies, cookies, mini sweets, and cobbler

Santa's Station

Seasonal Sliced Melons & Berries

Holiday Muffins, Pastries, Cakes & Bagels

Seasonal Puddings & Yogurt Parfaits with Assorted Toppings

Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs & Egg White Frittatas

Smoked Nueski Bacon

Turkey Maple Sausage Links

Beyond Breakfast Sausage Patty

Yukon & Sweet Potato Medley with Peppers, Onions & Fresh Herbs

Eggnog-Battered French Toast

Small Plates

Biscuits & Gravy

Slow-Braised Corned Beef Hash

Soft Poached Egg with Hatch Chile Hollandaise

Frosty's Station

Waffles with Assorted Toppings

Cage-Free Egg Omelets with Assorted Inclusions

North Pole Desserts & Candies

Selection of Fall/Winter Sweets & Candies

Little Elves Corner

Mini Santa Hat Fruit Kebobs

Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Rudolph’s Bacon & Pork Sausage Patties

Red, Green & White Confetti Pancakes

Gingerbread Man-Shaped French Toast

White Cheddar & Herb Christmas Potatoes

Vineyard Terrace Activities

Christmas Cookie Decorating

Hot Chocolate Station

Certain foods and beverages sold or served here can expose you to chemicals including acrylamide in many fried or baked foods and mercury in fish, which are known in the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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