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2020 Festival: June 19, 20 & 21, Alameda Park | Parade: Noon, Saturday June 20th, State St.

Join us for next year's Solstice Parade and Festival June 19-21, 2020 at Alameda Park. The parade is Saturday, June 20 at noon starting at State and Cota Streets.

Check out some video and photos from 2019!

More to be shared soon!


Highlight your business, organization or event to over 100,000 people in the special 45th Annual digital Summer Solstice Activities Guide!

Festival goers. The Festival Guide will be ready soon! Stay tuned for details!

Thursday, June 6, 5 pm

Reserve your spot by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

About the festival activity guide:
The special edition 25+ page Solstice festival guide includes all festival activities and events including:

  • Main stage
  • Children’s stage line up
  • Food vendors 
  • Festival vendors 
  • Artist, float and ensemble highlights! 
  • Solstice downtown events at restaurants, bars and other venues 
  • Photo gallery of Solstice "through the years" 
  • Staff, volunteer and board member photos!
  • Area supporters and sponsors!

Sponsorship Opportunities:

$250 - Highlight your event, business or organization with a full color 1/8 page 
Include your biz or organization logo or photo and 2 sentences of text to highlight your biz or event or why your biz participates in Solstice!

$500 - same as above with logo, and photo with 1/4 page ad

$1500 - same as above with a 1/2 page ad

$2500 - same as above with full-page ad

$5000 - same as above plus, featured as a festival area sponsor

Optional festival areas available: 

  • Festival Main stage 
  • Parade
  • Children’s festival 
  • Workshop 
  • Children’s parade 
  • Post-event thank you party and slide show

$10,000 - same as above plus presenting sponsor of Solstice Festival 2019!

Click here to learn more about sponsorship opporutunities.

"A Solstice in Santa Barbara" a short documentary video by Justin Gunn

Featured in the Santa Barbara International Film Festival about the 2018 Solstice Parade. A Solstice in Santa Barbara from Justin Gunn on Vimeo.

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade 2018 - Video by Brian Peddicord