Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food Tour

Immerse yourself in Santa Barbara’s food and culture anytime between now and April with the Funk Zone Food Tour. With six unique tastings and history tidbits, this tour explores the best of Santa Barbara, perfect for visitors and locals alike.


Funk Zone Food Tour Facts  

Each weekend from now through April 7, Santa Barbara is offering a unique food and photo experience with its Funk Zone Food Tour. This 3 to 3.5-hour tour takes visitors (and locals) through Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone Neighborhood, an eclectic industrial area that is home to art galleries, local wineries and gourmet restaurants. Guests will have the opportunity to taste food and beverages from six of the locations, while also learning about the city’s rich history. At each stop, the tour guide will also share some easy-to-use photo tips for capturing the perfect food shot. This tour is not suited for vegan or gluten-free diets and it includes a significant amount of walking, so make sure to plan accordingly.


Partnering Businesses

The tasting menu includes many diverse dishes ranging from handmade chocolates and craft beer to lobster bisque and bratwurst. Some of the participating locations include:



Tickets for the tour are $89 for those under 21 or non-drinking adults, and $99 for drinking adults. Tickets include the 3-hour tour with tastings at six different locations. Cancellations made less than 48 hours before your scheduled tour are not eligible for a refund. To purchase your ticket and schedule your tour, visit this link.


Your Funk Zone Tour does not have to end after the tastings are over! Continue to explore and enjoy the Santa Barbara culture with a stay at the Spanish Garden Inn. Surrounded by lush foliage and adorned with hand-painted art, the Spanish Garden Inn provides the most refreshing end to your day in Santa Barbara.



Funk Zone Food Tour

Where: Funk Zone Neighborhood

When: Now through April 7 | Fri – Sun

Cost: $89 – $99



Spanish Garden Inn

A stylish property surrounded by fresh foliage and adorned with hand-painted art. 915 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 805.564.4700