Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013
Celebrate the best of the Santa Barbara South Coast’s cuisine, libations and culture during the month-long culinary extravaganza epicure.sb. The 5th anniversary of this popular event celebrates the Spirit of Santa Barbara with over 100 ways to crave, toast and explore the bounty of the region. With 31 days, 67 events, 17 prix fixe menus, 16 hotel packages and more to come, visitors have an assortment of ways to explore the epicurean side of Santa Barbara.
This year, epicure.sb takes center stage on Visit Santa Barbara’s social media channels. The month-long celebration is denoted as #epicuresb on Twitter, will appear on Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram, and will be the subject of a special Facebook sweepstakes. To help commemorate the event’s 5th Anniversary, fans of Santa Barbara will be invited to participate in a memory card match-style online game that will feature event participants, special events, and specific messaging. Once users have completed the game, they can enter to win the grand prize — a return visit to Santa Barbara to enjoy epicure.sb in 2014.
Each year epicure.sb gains popularity, and this year is no exception with 89+ participants, and a total of 100+ offerings. Locals and visitors can choose from special events, distinctive dining experiences and exclusive hotel packages. Recent additions to the program include:
The Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau and Film Commission presents epicure.sb: a month to savor santa barbara, visit http://www.epicuresb.com for hotel package details, a comprehensive event schedule and a complete list of participating businesses. Epicure.sb is designed to celebrate Santa Barbara’s abundant and diverse epicurean offerings. The annual promotion builds off of established foodie-friendly community events that take place in October, while offering additional programming that showcases regional cuisine, libations and culture.
ABOUT SANTA BARBARA
Featured on the cover of Travel + Leisure in May 2013 and voted Best Getaway by L.A. Times Readers’ Choice Awards in 2012, Santa Barbara is located just 92 miles north of Los Angeles and 332 miles south of San Francisco, on the Pacific coastline. Visitors can arrive via scenic Highway 101, train, bus or by flying into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport or Los Angeles International Airport. For travel and accommodation information and to request a free copy of the official Santa Barbara County Visitors Magazine, contact Visit Santa Barbara at 800.676.1266, 805.966.9222, tourism(at)santabarbaraca.com or http://www.SantaBarbaraCA.com. Visitor information is also available at the Visitor Center, 1 Garden Street (at Cabrillo Boulevard).
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