The 2015 Parade Theme Sci-Fi

Festival Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

2016 Parade Date: Noon Saturday June 25, State & Cota - Festival: June 24, 25 & 26, Alameda Park

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Photos and Videos from 2015 Parade

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A Sense of Place: Public Art in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara’s Summer Solstice is featured in the video about art in public places.  It includes clips from Solstice Parade, including Michael Gonzales.

New Royal Family for Solstice

During the Solstice Workshop Open House at 631 Garden Street on May 22, the King and Queen of the parade were chosen.  The new Queen of Solstice is Caroline Chufar and the King is Kimberly Steel!  Their names were drawn randomly at the Solstice Open House. 
King Kim Steel
Queen Caroline Chufar

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Solstice Specials and Promotions


Solstice Book by Art Fisher

Anyone who clicks this URL will
give Solstice $10 for every Solstice Book purchased via this link.  You will need to enable cookies in your browser.

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VIP Seats for the Parade SOLD OUT

This year’s Parade on June 20th will be the 41st Anniversary of the Solstice Parade.  VIP seats are a great way to watch the Parade, in a canopied, shaded area of reserved seating.  After Wednesday, you will not receive a ticket in the mail. Your name will be on the Guest List at each VIP area.  All ONLINE SALES have closed for both seating areas.


Solstice People Book 2014

You can purchase this year’s Solstice People Book through Photographer Kevin Steele’s site, purchase prints, and look at a flip-through preview!


Solar Circle

The Solar Circle of Solstice is an inner circle of friends who are committed to supporting the Summer Solstice Celebration.

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Summer Solstice Inflatable Art for Rent

Summer Solstice has Inflatable Art for rent!  Artist, Pali Ex’s magical creations are available to make your next event a sensation. For more information call Claudia Bratton at the Solstice Office at 965-3396

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2015 Solstice Parade Route

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