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Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade and Festival

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on June 22, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on June 23, 2019 at 12:00pm


The Santa Barbara Solstice Festival is the largest arts event in Santa Barbara County, drawing crowds of over 100,000 spectators from around the world. Taking place on day two of the festival, the Summer Solstice Celebration Parade is a creative and original display of floats, giant puppets, whimsical costumes and masks of more than 1,000 parade participants, starting at the intersection of State and Cota and finishing at the main event at Alameda Park. Dancing, music, drumming and drama are sure to enthrall spectators.