Things to do on the weekends in IV. Add more!

Isla Vista Arts program

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  • Magic Lantern films at IV Theater.
  • Improvability: Improv comedy shows at Embarcadero Hall for $3 (Friday nights only)
  • Laughology: Free stand up comedy shows at Embarcadero Hall (Saturday nights only)

DIY/coop scene


  • Walk or bike out to Coal Oil Point and the Ellwood bluffs.
  • Learn how to surf or skateboard.
  • The parks have volleyball courts, a ping pong table, a rock climbing wall, playground equipment, plenty of space for soccer and other sports.