3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest & Fall-Themed Wine Tasting
Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Join Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) and Kunin Wines for an evening of ghoulish delights just before the witching hour, when celebrity judges Kathryn Graham, C'est Cheese co-owner; John Palminteri, television journalist; and Mayor Helene Schneider apply their expertise to selecting the most devious and delightful pumpkins, and award special prizes. Prize categories for both children and adults! Co-host Kunin Wines, known for some of the most exceptional vintages on the Central Coast, will offer tastings of their premiere selections, with a special focus on Autumnal pairings. Also, get ready for Halloween with free face painting and hair tinseling from the Paul Mitchell The School professional stylists!
This event is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau and Film Commission and Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s epicure.sb. Thank you to our sponsors: Arts & Letters Cafe, Aveda, California Pizza Kitchen, Coffee Cat, Natural Cafe, Santa Barbara Independent, and Santa Barbara NewsPress.
ADMISSION IS FREE, ALL ARE INVITED TO ENTER A PUMPKIN! Please submit your carved pumpkin at CAF between noon, October 27, and noon, October 28, to be eligible for awards, and provide your own candle. Participants are invited to carve their pumpkin at CAF on Thursday, October 27, at 7 pm.