WALK and WINE
A FUNK ZONE EXPERIENCE
Immerse yourself in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone while enjoying a private walking tour filled with wine, art and history.
During the 90 – minute, award-winning tour you’ll explore the history of this former industrial part of town, which has transformed into SB’s most vibrant wine tasting, brew pub, art and restaurant scene.
A local will guide your exploration of the Funk Zone, Santa Barbara’s eclectic neighborhood, full of art, breweries, and wine tasting rooms. This tour starts in front of the Hotel Californian, one block up State Street from Stearns Wharf. During our 90-minute tour, we’ll cover 12 stops of interest, including the founding of Lockheed aircraft, history of McConnell’s ice cream, Santa Barbara’s contribution to surfing, and how Santa Barbara became a premier wine producing region. We may also meet a local artist and tour her studio. Finally, you’ll learn the inside scoop about some of the best wineries and eateries in the area. Dozens of historical 11 x 17 photos help you visualize the evolution of the Funk Zone, from warehouse district to trendy neighborhood.
For $100, your package includes the tour, wine tasting, entrance into the Maritime Museum, and complimentary McConnell’s ice cream for two people.
Payment for this package will be made directly to the tour guide. Call us to schedule your tour at (805) 965-3586.
Upon booking, your tour guide will contact you to arrange your preferred tour time and payment information. Generally, tours need to be arranged 48 hours prior to your arrival to secure your preferred tour time.