Here’s what’s going on around town:
July 4 Fireworks Festival
Goleta’s Rotary Clubs once again bring together a fun 4th of July event including live entertainment, food and contests. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
July 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Listen to live music, go on a hayride and enjoy delicious barbecue at this hometown festival featuring an old-time atmosphere. Presented by Goleta Valley Historical Society, the celebration includes museum tours, local artists and an old engine show.
July 4 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fourth of July at the Perch Rooftop at the Canary Hotel
Enjoy a spectacular view of the fireworks from The Perch, where they’ll be grilling all-American favorites, dancing the night away, and celebrating in red, white and blue to the tunes of DJ Sparx and trumpeter sensation, Rico Delargo. The city fireworks display begins at 9:00 p.m.
Advance tickets are just $35 or $40 at the door. To purchase tickets call 877-548-3237.
July 4, Solvang Celebrations
Independence Day Parade – 11 a.m.
“Celebrating Community Spirit” with costumes, floats and patriotic music. Begins at the Mission. Barbecue after the parade in Solvang Park.
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks at Old Mission Santa Inés. Gates open – 1 PM. $5. Admission.
Live entertainment begins at 6 PM with The Soulmates, a band of 5th graders and from 7 – 9 p.m then the headliner group, The Vineyard Byrds. Food booths, a beer and wine garden and entertainment for the kids.
9 p.m. – Spectacular Fireworks display at the Mission in partnership with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.