Waterfront News and Events

With a new Fiesta Historical Parade route on Cabrillo Boulevard, taking place on Friday, August 5, the City has joined forces with Old Spanish Days and Downtown Santa Barbara to provide free shuttles to help attendees access the parade…
August 2, 2022
After a brief hiatus due to the pandemic, the City will have a complete Fiesta this summer with the return of the historic parade, both Mercados, and a variety of dance and celebrations throughout the community. The festivities officially…
August 2, 2022
Fireworks explode over West Beach
Fourth of July
This July 4th, the City of Santa Barbara Waterfront Department will once again sponsor a fireworks display at 9pm. Also, after a two-year pause, free, live music and dance performances will take place at the …
June 22, 2022
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