Learn about the Santa Barbara – Weihai Sister Cities Association

View our promotional video from the City of Santa Barbara (external link).


SB-Weihai Movie Night


Join us at the Montecito YMCA on Thursday, April 17th at 7:00pm to view  Globe Trekker China.  Discussion to follow the movie.

Read a review of the film at DVD Movie Central.

Travel in Hangzhou

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The Santa Barbara Weihai Sister City Association visited Hangzhou on their last trip to China.

The Los Angeles Times Reports on this travel destination:


China: Sips of Hangzhou are savored like a fine tea
HANGZHOU, China — Few cities in this vast, complex land rival Hangzhou in the hearts and minds of the Chinese.


Weihai Student Exchange

Upcoming activities

Tuesday, August 9 – City Hall Tour and Natural History Museum

Wednesday, August 10 – Double Dolphin Harbor Cruise

Thursday, August 11 – Jon Lee Beach Volleyball Camp

Friday, August 12 – UCSB Tour

Monday, August 15 – Inspiration Point Hike

Tuesday, August 16 – Disneyland

Thursday, August 18 – Farewell BBQ

Friday, August 19 – Hollywood Tour

Fun at our Annual Meeting

Thanks to our special guest Sun Weide, Deputy Consul General of the People’s Republic of China for joining us!

See more pictures in our web album.

Spring Newsletter is here!

The Weihai Way sat down with Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider to discuss Weihai, Santa Barbara and our Sister City relationship.

Read all about it in the Santa Barbara – Weihai Sister Cities Spring 2010 Newsletter.

Postcards from Weihai

Weihai prides itself on being “Green”.  Outside the city you will find rows of wind turbines surrounded by fishing boats, fields and kelp farms.