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

Without the generous support of our community, we would not be able to produce an event of such size and scope. Solstice would like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors and encourage supporters to visit them often!

Solstice Sponsors 2018

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Solstice Media Coverage

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade 2019 by Brian Peddicord

How to Celebrate Solstice in Santa Barbara

Passport Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Business News

Love From SB

Festival Net


NBC – So Cal Celebrates

NBC – Bay Area Worth The Trip

KCLU - Is It Performance Art? Is It A Parade? Santa Barbara's Summer Solstice Parade Mixes Art And Fun

Summer Solstice Parade Wings Its Way Through Downtown Santa Barbara


SB Family Life and Style

Caroline Hambright’s Solstice Poster - June 20, 2017

The Soul of Solstice – June 22, 2017

New Solstice Gates Open For Parade

Santa Barbara’s Annual Summer Solstice Celebration Kicks Off with Dancing, Music

State Street Home to Parades and Festivals – June 17, 2017

Solstice Kicks off With Music, Dance in Alameda Park

Celebrate Unity with World Dance at Solstice Parade – June 16, 2017

Ready for Summer Solstice – June 15, 2017

Summer Solstice Heating Up with Two Open Houses – May 30, 2017

Macaroni Kid

KCRW - The sights and sounds of Santa Barbara Summer Solstice

Living Legends – June 26, 2016

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration Fills State Street with Creativity – June 25, 2016

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice is Shaping up to Be Legendary – June 20, 2016

Summer Solstice Announces New Leaders – March 4, 2016

Marc McGinnes Walking Tall and In Joy, and Not Just for Summer Solstice Video

Marc McGinnes recently completed his 41st Santa Barbara Solstice Celebration parade on stilts. The longtime Santa Barbara resident maintains that stilting creates a path to joy and peace. Click here to read the article.

Summer Solstice Announces Emerald Ball Fundraiser – March 15, 2016



Mercury News

Santa Barbara Magazine

Santa Barbara Life and Style Magazine

Santa Barbara Real Estate

Lonely Planet

Santa Barbara Downtown Association

Eric Roland Photography

Hotel Milo

Meetup – Central Valley 50 Somethings