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Santa Barbara is teeming with a bounty of culinary events throughout the year. Find a festival, take a class or simply go taste some of the area's best!
Alison Riede, creator of Sugar Cat Studio pairs Three Mini Cupcakes with Three Sparkling Wines at Corks n' Crowns. It's truly a unique tasting experience; most people are surprised that wine and cupcakes pair so well.
Santa Barbara's Annual Greek Festival evokes the sights, sounds and tastes that define the traditional Greek way of life. Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros, moussaka and baklava as well exotic instruments and music, free dance lessons, and more!
90 minutes narrated city tour of Santa Barbara and Montecito. Highlights include the Mission, El Presidio, Wharf/Harbor, Courthouse, family fun spots, celebrity trivia and a breathtaking view from the Riviera. Small lap dogs welcome. The wine tour takes you to 4 vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley. Included are your tasting fees and an organic picnic lunch. Visit Solvang (Danish Community), do some olive oil tasting and stop by the 125 year old Cold Springs Tavern (optional).Or visit...
This 2.5 hour walking tour takes guests to various eateries and tasting rooms for 8 different tastings. This Funk Zone tour starts out near the beach and visits 3 restaurants, 2 wine bars, 1 distillery, and 1 brew house with stops in between for mini photo lessons. The food stops feature fresh seafood, gourmet flatbread pizzas and eclectic bistro style creations that are sure to tickle your tummy. In between tastings, learn how to take better travel photos while you explore our fabulous city...
This casual 2-2.5 hour Santa Barbara wine tour walks guests through the historic Wine Collection of El Paseo for small bites and sips of various wines grown in our local Santa Ynez valley. Along the way, learn a thing or two about Santa Barbara history and photography tips from a pro. You're welcome to bring along your camera or just your smartphone!
Awesome 3.5 hour Downtown Santa Barbara walking food and drink tour. Explore, eat and sip from some of Santa Barbara's best LOCAL spots. Learn about the Santa Barbara culture while eating delicious food, sipping on some yummy drinks and learning some fun facts while taking in the sites. It is a great way to spend a few hours in Santa Barbara.Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Weekday tours available upon request.
The Taste of Santa Barbara is an intimate food walking tour that introduces guests to six different tasty locations in the mid-State Street area of downtown Santa Barbara. Over the course of the 3 hour tour, guests get to meet the chefs and owners and sample French pastries, Northern Italian dishes, gourmet cheese, local wine, handcrafted chocolates, and East Coast deli fare.Throughout the day, guests will also become acquainted with historical places like the Arlington Theater, the Granada Thea...
Liven up your Monday with Monday Night Flights! Every Monday different wines will be uniquely paired with a meal as you are educated on the varietals, regions and producers of the wine.
To show our appreciation for all of our local diners, Chef Shaun King has prepared a special dining menu for you on Tuesday evenings at The Los Olivos Café. Chef King has prepared a 3-course menu that will feature a variety of Santa Ynez Valley themes, including local farmers, wines and cuisine. Join us at the café to participate in this special menu opportunity for locals only. You must mention the ‘In the Valley' menu, as it is an offer for our friends of the café o...
Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Music and entertainment enliven the markets while creating a positive ambiance. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified - the only way to buy! Visit the farmers market on Facebook and Twitter: twitter.com/sbfarmermarket, facebook.com/sbfarmersmarket.
Old Spanish Days Fiesta event provides an education to residents and visitors about the history, customs and traditions of the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican and early American settlers. Enjoy live international performances, parades and much more entertainment!
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