Summer Solstice Celebration

Friday-Sunday, June 19-21, 2020

Each year between May and July the Summer Solstice Celebration, a 501 c 3 non profit organization hosts an open community arts workshop for where individuals, kids and families, young and old and from all backgrounds can learn to build floats and ensembles for the Summer Solstice parade. More than 1000 individuals participate in the workshop each season and Santa Barbara’s largest parade. Now a 45 -year tradition in Santa Barbara, the Parade on State Street and 3-day Festival in Alameda Park attracts over 100,000 parade and festival-goers. The Solstice Celebration is known for being one of the largest events on the west coast and represents participants of over 200 community organizations in Santa Barbara and through out the South Coast.