Paseo Nuevo is one of Southern California’s favorite get-away places. Here you’ll discover a picturesque world of Spanish-style courtyards, winding paseos, gently flowing fountains and lush tropical flowers. Paseo Nuevo includes Nordstrom, Macy’s, and more than 50 specialty shops.
Historic El Paseo, California’s first shopping center, was built in the 1920s and features a variety of unique gift shops, jewelry stores, galleries and restaurants nestled amid romantic gardens and Spanish courtyards.
On the north end of the downtown State Street shopping district is La Arcada Court, a Spanish paseo and courtyard with exotic plants, trees, tiled fountains and an amazing collection of life-like bronze statues. La Arcada has a variety of interesting shops, galleries, restaurants and Cafes.
LA CUMBRE PLAZA
One of Santa Barbara’s largest shopping malls is La Cumbre Plaza, located on the 3800 block of upper State Street. Serving shoppers since 1967, it includes two department stores, Robinsons-May and Sears, and more than 60 shops, restaurants, services and lots of parking.
Located between Chapala & De La Vina streets and Cota & Haley streets Antique shops and collectibles in old Victorian houses.
COAST VILLAGE ROAD
At the intersection of San Ysidro & East Valley roads, restaurants, galleries, clothing and specialty shops can be easily found in both the Lower Village along Coast Village Road and the Upper Village along East Valley Road.
CAMINO REAL MARKETPLACE
Camino Real Marketplace introduced “big box” shopping to Santa Barbara county. This includes giants such as Costco and Home Depot. In addition to several stores, the complex features ten restaurants and a first-run movie multiplex with stadium seating.
Tuesday: 4:00-7:30pm at the 500 block of State Street, Santa Barbara.
Thursday: 4:00-7:30pm at the Calle Real Shopping Center, Goleta
Friday: 8:30-12:30pm on Coast Village Road, Montecito
Saturday: 8:30-12:00pm at Cota & Santa Barbara Streets, Santa Barbara.