California 4th of July

Santa Barbara, CA 4th of July

Spirit of '76 4th of July Parade July 4, 2019, 1 p.m.

Route: Begins at Micheltorena Street and proceeds down State Street to Old Town Santa Barbara, concluding at Cota Street.

Free to see,


4th of July Celebration with Fireworks July 4, 2019, 12-9:30 p.m.

Stearns Wharf & West Beach
Free, |

The City of Santa Barbara 4th of July includes food, music, fireworks, and beach fun for all ages. Stearns Wharf Merchants Association and West Beach, Santa Barbara:

  •  Unknown Daze band 12-3 p.m. | Tequila Mockingbird 4-8 p.m.
  • Face painting
  • Ice cream, sherbet, candy, popcorn, fudge, and cotton candy
  • Jewelry, art, crafts, gifts, and toys
  • Wine tasting
  • Palm reading
  • Fresh fish, shellfish, steaks, prime rib, fish and chips, burgers, cocktails, exotic tropical drinks, and more
  • Child-friendly water taxi and harbor tours
  • Interactive Sea Center museum

Watch the fireworks after dark from one of the best locations in the city with the display shooting off right next to Stearns Wharf.

Stearns Wharf is located in the harbor in Santa Barbara, California. When completed in 1872, it became the longest deep-water Wharf between San Pedro and San Francisco. Named for its builder, local lumberman John P. Stearns, the wharf served the passenger and freight shipping needs of California’s South Coast for over a century. Stearns Wharf, Your local destination - and where State Street Meets the Sea. Ninety minutes free parking, and always dog-on-a-leash friendly.

An all-American celebration at West Beach and on Stearns Wharf. Working with its nonprofit partner, local musicians will bring fun summer sounds and patriotic music to a West Beach stage, and food vendors will stage along Cabrillo Boulevard from State to Castillo streets from noon to 9 p.m. The day of celebration ends with a bang during a 20-minute fireworks display.


Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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