Mark your calendar now to spoil yourself this coming September 10 and 11 during the inaugural Shop Spree SB weekend shopping festival! Santa Barbara residents and visitors are invited to celebrate shopping Downtown and indulge in exclusive in-store discounts, events, and seasonal premiers as they stroll along State Street and surrounding side streets.

Kick off Shop Spree SB on Friday where you’ll find over 30 stores offering incentives and enjoy live music along State Street while you get your shop on. Between 4-6pm be sure to stop by the KSBL live remote tent at the State Street entrance to Paseo Nuevo for free gifts and give-a-ways. Then make your way to Blush for a refreshing Shop Spree SB Sangria, rest your soles and get ready to party! Starting at 6pm you won’t want to miss Paseo Nuevo’s Fashion’s Night Out event, a global initiative to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence and put the fun back in shopping. Here you will find live music, live models, refreshments and special events under the spotlight, highlighting the latest fall fashions.

Saturday continues the shopping extravaganza with more outdoor music performances, discounts and unique in-store events. Samy’s Camera challenges shoppers to document their Shop Spree SB experience on camera with a photo scavenger hunt for prizes while Sephora offers tutorials on Fall makeup and Santa Barbara Outfitters hosts free kid’s rock climbing clinics and much more!

Not sure where to begin your shopping adventure? Try this on for size…start at Float Luxury Spa where you can schedule any service for 20% off. Stroll down to Bungalow Gift & Home to redeem an in-store coupon on Fall décor or Santa Barbara inspired gifts. Stop into Gap and Gapkids for back-to-school shopping and receive 25% off regular priced items. Keep your eyes peeled for the Chino’s Rock & Tacos street team who will be passing out free taco cards and stop in for free food samples to satisfy your appetite and refuel you for the next shopping stretch. Step into The Closet where you can enjoy exclusive discounts and refreshments, then head to Unique Tan to enter their free drawing and stock up on tanning lotions. Finish off the afternoon in style at Churchill Jewelers where select merchandise is up to 50% off. The Shop Spree SB savings are endless!

This is just a small sampling of the deals to be had. Check out to download the latest and most complete listing of offers from: 3D Studio Gallery, Antique Alley, Beads, Blue Lotus, Blush, Bungalow Gift & Home, CASA Magazine, Chino’s Rock & Tacos, Churchill Jewelers, Cold Stone Creamery, Couch Santa Barbara, Energy Tattoo & Body Piercing, Float Luxury Spa, Gap, GapKids, Imagine, Metro Entertainment, Mon Petit Bijou, Museum Café, Naartjie Kids, Old Navy, Paradise Found, Santa Barbara Arts, Santa Barbara Outfitters, SBMA Store, Sephora, The Closet, The Territory Ahead, Underground Hair Artists, Unique Tan of Santa Barbara and Wendy Foster State Street.

Join us in celebrating downtown merchants and enjoy two days of discovering retail stores, spas, salons, restaurants and other businesses that collectively make shopping Downtown an unforgettable experience. Shop Spree SB weekend is a unique reason for regional visitors to travel to Santa Barbara and a chance to inspire residents to rediscover Downtown.

Shop Spree SB is brought to you by the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization with support from Casa Magazine, Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center, Santa Barbara Independent and Where’s Your Bag.


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