Mark your calendar now to spoil yourself this coming March 11th and 12th during Shop Spree SB, a 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 40 stores offering incentives and unique in-store events while you get your shop on. Stop in for a sneak peek at the latest seasonal trends during the White House Black Market Spring Fling Fashion Show from 20in. Make your way to Lola Boutique for a Trunk Show with jewelry designer Rachel Kett from Hammered Hoops and enjoy a 20% discount storewide. Put a little pep in your step with complimentary sweets at Mon Petit Bijou and take advantage of storewide savings from 30-75% off. Finally, finish off your first day of indulgence in Paseo Nuevo Center Court where the ever-popular shopping flick Clueless will be projected for all to enjoy starting at 7pm.

Saturday continues the shopping extravaganza with more discounts and special in-store events. Le Reve Organic Day Spa & Boutique will host a Go Green Event where you can enjoy a complimentary skin analysis with knowledgeable estheticians who will provide you with a personalized skin care regimen. Brides to be can stop into La Soie Bridal for the Enzoani Spring line Trunk Show, and the foodie in all of us can savor food demonstrations on three separate dishes at Viva Oliva.

Not sure where to begin your shopping adventure? Try this on for size…start at Gossip for their Winter Clearance Sale and save up to 75% on all winter merchandise including coats, scarves and boots. Head over to the Rip Curl Surf Center where you can buy one item, get the second item half off throughout the entire store. Keep the savings going with a stop at Occhiali Fine Eyewear for 40% off all Boucheron, Pucci and Jee Vice glasses. Next, accessorize your purchases at Wendy Foster State Street with a 30% discount on jewelry or stroll up to The Bead Shoppe and create your own bling with a free demo on how to make earrings. 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: Beads, Bella Rosa Galleries, Ben & Jerry’s, Blue Lotus, Brookstone, CASA Magazine, Churchill Jewelers, Coldwater Creek, Encanto, Energy Tattoo & Body Piercing, Float Luxury Spa, Gossip, Imagine, Indigo Interiors, Italian Pottery Outlet, Jane Deering Gallery, La Soie Bridal, Le Reve Spa, Lobero Theatre, Lola Santa Barbara, Lovebird Boutique and Jewelry Bar, Lush Cosmetics, Michael Stars, Mon Petit Bijou, My Sweet Pineapple, Naartjie, Occhiali Fine Eyewear, OffLeash – where pets meet style, Old Navy, Oliver & Espig, Paradise Found, Rip Curl Surf Center, Salon U, Santa Barbara Arts, Santa Barbara Museum of Art Café and Store, Santa Barbara Outfitters, The Bead Shoppe, The Closet Trading Company, The Territory Ahead, Viva Oliva, Wall Space Gallery, Wendy Foster State Street and White House Black Market.

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 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 and the Santa Barbara Independent.


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