Media

Welcome to Visit Santa Barbara’s Media page. If you’re a media professional looking for story ideas, photos, videos and more, you’ve come to the right place. Santa Barbara’s South Coast abounds with stories waiting to be told. If you’re a print, broadcast or web-based journalist, Visit Santa Barbara can help.

Visit Santa Barbara assists hundreds of journalists each year. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, photography and videos for editorial use, support for media visits and referrals to industry experts.

Media Contact

Karna Hughes, Director of Communications, at Karna@SantaBarbaraCA.com or 805.966.9222 x112

Press Releases

August 3, 2016

Santa Barbara Bowl Wins 2016 Sunset Travel Award

Declared “Best Outdoor Music Venue of the West” by Sunset Editors

The Santa Barbara Bowl was declared the “Best Outdoor Music Venue of the West” by Sunset magazine in its 2016 Travel Awards. Nestled in the foothills of Santa Barbara, the Bowl was nominated by Visit Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara’s destination marketing organization.

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Press Kit

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Press Trip Request

Visit Santa Barbara is committed to assisting journalists who are covering stories about the region. Please complete a press trip request form for consideration by our PR team at least a month in advance of your trip.

Photo and Video Media Library

High-resolution photos, images and videos are available to journalists for editorial use in Visit Santa Barbara’s media library. Preview the gallery, register and download digital assets on the site.