The 2015 Parade Theme Sci-Fi

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2015 Parade Date: Noon Saturday June 20, State & Cota - Festival: June 19, 20 & 21, Alameda Park

Upcoming Solstice Events

VIP Seats for 2015 Parade Now Available Online

June 20, 2015, Noon

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Workshop Reception and Drawing for King & Queen

Friday May 22, 6-8 pm

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King & Queen of Solstice Raffle Drawing May 22 at Workshop

During the Solstice Workshop Open House at 631 Garden Street, the drawing for the winners of the Solstice King and Queen Contest will be at 6:20 pm on May 22.  Winners need not be present to win.  Raffle tickets may only be purchased at the Solstice Workshop during regular Workshop Hours, the Solstice Office at 924 Anacapa St., Suite B-F (call first 965-3396), Pascucci Restaurant at 729 State Street.

The Coronation is on Saturday, June 13, from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Arts Fund, 205C Santa Barbara Street.

Winners each receive
• A Night’s Stay at the historic Upham Hotel
• Dinner at the Palace Grill
• $250.00 cash
* King or Queen Costume & Crown
* Ride on a float in the Solstice Parade
* One Guest each in the Parade.

Last Year’s Queen in the Solstice Parade, Jeanette Castilla with her attendants.  The King pictured below:  John Chufar with Executive Director Claudia Brattonimage

Solstice Specials and Promotions

VIP Seats for the Parade Now Available

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 at Canon Perdido and De La Guerra.  You can order online with our Secure PayPal Server and reserve your place, as this fills up every year.  You can also the office at 965-3396 for more information.


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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2014 Solstice Parade Route

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