State Street Promenade Market

Every Thursday 3:00 PM -7:30 PM

The Downtown Santa Barbara Organization is excited to announce a new collaboration with the City of Santa Barbara, a State Street Promenade Market between Carrillo and Figueroa streets, that will open November 5, to coincide with daylight savings time,  be open for the holidays and continue throughout the year every Thursday from 3-7:30 pm.

Downtown Business Spotlight

Every Thursday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Downtown Business Spotlight is a virtual interview series hosted by the Santa Barbara Independent and Downtown Santa Barbara, where we chat and get to know our Santa Barbara business owners.

2021 Annual Awards Ceremony

February 24th, 9:00 - 10:00 am

Downtown Santa Barbara invites you to the 2021 Annual Awards Ceremony, Presented by Southern California Edison. This event includes the announcements of the 2020 Volunteer of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Business Champion of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, and the 2021 Harriet Miller Youth Leadership Award recipient. 

It’s a Downtown Santa Barbara tradition, more than two dozen years old - the Annual Awards Ceremony, designed as a way to celebrate past accomplishments and share our goals for the coming year. The occasion is also a way to honor people, organizations, even historic buildings that have gone above and beyond to make a difference in Downtown Santa Barbara. Join us, and celebrate Downtown Santa Barbara.

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"What's Happening Downtown" Networking Event

All participants will have the opportunity to share what’s new at your business, meet the Downtown Santa Barbara Organization staff, new Interim Executive Director and members of the Downtown Organization board. The DSB team will share what we have been cooking up for this fall; and take notes of all your happenings and promote you wherever possible!


1st Thursday (postponed to 2021)

1st Thursday, Presented by Amazon, is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment from 5-8:00 PM.


LIVE Art & Wine Tour (postponed to 2021)

State Street comes alive with the Downtown Art & Wine Tour. Thirteen different venues in the Downtown area participate, each paring with a winery and Downtown restaurant, to create a unique experience for every participant.


Downtown Holiday Parade (2020 Canceled)

The 69th Annual Downtown Santa Barbara Holiday Parade, Presented by Consumer Fire Products Inc., has been canceled.  We look forward to 2021. 

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