Domingo (Sunday) Walking Tour

On the Domingo (Sunday) Walking Tour, see the historic art and architecture of downtown Santa Barbara as it was reborn after the 1925 earthquake. From the Public Library and it’s famous murals, stroll through La Arcada Court and up State Street, experiencing public art, hidden courtyards, histories of the Arlington and Granada theaters and other architectural delights.

This tour leaves from the Central Library courtyard entrance on Anapamu Street at 10 am (see map below), and is an easy stroll lasting approximately two hours. Rain will cancel the tour, but weather permitting, it runs weekly all year.

Domingo (Sunday) Walking Tour: Pre- and Post-Earthquake Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara Central Library (1917)
  • La Arcada (1930)
  • East Figueroa Buildings
  • San Marcos Building (1913; 1926)
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art (1914-1937)
  • Granada Theater (1924)
  • Upper Hawley Building (1887)
  • 1301 State Street
  • Arlington Theater (1930)
  • US Bankruptcy Court (1946-47)
  • Santa Barbara Medical Clinic Building (1920)
  • Trinity Episcopal Church (1919)
  • Plus many more, including Notre Dame School, Yoga Center, and Our Lady of Sorrows Church

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