Free Funk Zone Walking Tour

Feb. 26 - March 11, 2024

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Free Santa Barbara Walking Tours

Explore the nooks and crannies of this former warehouse district; learning about the founding of Lockheed aircraft, history of the Hotel Californian, the old Weber’s bread plant, how Santa Barbara became a premier wine producing region, the history of surfing in SB, Plant 59, art in the Funk Zone, The Lark, Validation Ale, and McConnell’s ice cream.  The tour also talks about current proposed developments for the Funk Zone.  Finally, all tour goers get a chance to win a McConnell’s ice cream and everyone receives a copy of the Funk Zone map containing more than 60 nearby restaurants, brew pubs, wine tasting rooms, and art galleries. An impressive binder of 11 x 17 old photos helps place you back in time.  

The 90-minute tour starts and ends at the Goat Tree restaurant.  “Two for One” beer or wine tasting vouchers given to all tour goers; redeemable at Validation Ale or Santa Barbara Winery.

This tour is held on the following dates during February and March:  
Feb: 23, 24, and 26
March: 1, 2, 8, 9, 11, 15, 18, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 30

Reservations required. Click here to check availability and make your reservation.

The tour is free, but a gratuity is appreciated.

Free Funk Zone Walking Tour

36 State St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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