State Street Promenade Market

Every Thursday 3:00 PM -7:30 PM 

900 - 1000 Block of State Street


The State Street Promenade Market is a weekly outdoor market and event in collaboration with the City of Santa Barbara. Every Thursday we invite local buissness, artisans, non-profits, resturants, and performers to join us in creating a local's night for the community to enjoy right on State Street! We welcome a varierty of differnet vendors and community partners to help make this a special place. 

We hope to see you soon! 

 APPLY:

 State Street Promenade Market - Artisan Vendor Application 

 State Street Promenade Market - Downtown Business Member Application 

State Street Promenade Market - Food Vendor Application 

State Street Promenade Market - Downtown Restaurant Member Application

 

LOCATION:
The marketplace will be located on the 1000 block of State Street between the blocks of Carrillo Street and Figueroa Street and expand to additional blocks as it grows.

PARTICIPATION DETAILS:

  • Vendor spots will be curated by a Market Coordinator with a focus on supporting our downtown business community as well as local artists.

  • Businesses located on the streets of the market (1000 and 900 block of State Street) of course will be able to participate for free and will be heavily marketed shall they be open and want to participate. 

  • Businesses in the Downtown District that would like to participate that are not on the blocks of the market will also be invited to set up shop as long as they don’t conflict with existing on street businesses, but must fill out an application.

  • Artisans and businesses outside of the downtown district cost will be $125 every 3 weeks, with the first week free, $50 per week, or $175 for one month.

  • Vendors that are selected to participate, will be required to send out marketing materials created by Downtown Santa Barbara via social media and email to support with collectively marketing the new market in order assist in making sure the public is aware of it and better ensuring it’s success.

PARTICIPATION BENEFITS:

  • All vendors will be able to get a free logo or image and website on a special page of the Downtown Santa Barbara website, that will promote the market.

  • Downtown Santa Barbara will send out press releases to the local media, create “swipe files” so you can easily use in your social media to promote your participation

  • Downtown Santa Barbara will also create a promo video about the market that will be distributed to the community via our Instagram (27,300 followers) and Facebook (11,000 followers) as well as our e-newsletter 5000+ subscribers and also distribute to our partners to spread the word.

  • DSB will create postcards for distribution in local shops and hotels and place ads in local papers as funding and sponsorships allow.

  • DSB and the City of Santa Barbara will provide special market lighting to enhance the atmosphere for visitors

  • DSB will provide free hand sanitizer to market participants while supplies last.

  • DSB will curate additional temporary art activities, music and more for the market as Covid conditions become favorable. 

 


Market Sponsors: It takes a village; become a market sponsor and promote your business! Email robin@downtownsb.org to learn more about sponsorship benefits.

Volunteers: If you are interested in signing up as a volunteer email amy@downtownsb.org

 

 

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