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For all press and media contact: 

Penny Little, Executive Director
Phone: 805-965-3396 (Office)

Fax: 805-965-3927

Solstice Media Coverage

Front Page of News Press - Solstice Names New Executive Director
Montecito Journal - Winter Solstice Fundraiser - Announcing New Board Members 
Voice Magazine - Winter Solstice Fundraiser

VOICE Magazine - Wanda Venturelli selected Solstice Poster/T-Shirt Artist

Summer Solstice Celebration Invites 2021 Theme Ideas

Summer Solstice Celebration Announces Theme for 2021

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration to be Virtual again, but with Major New Elements

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration to be Virtual again, but with Major New Elements

Summer Solstice 2018: A Testament to the Human Spirit - Press Release

About the Solstice Theme Heroes

Passport Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Business News

Love From SB

Festival Net


NBC – So Cal Celebrates

NBC – Bay Area Worth The Trip

KCLU - Is It Performance Art? Is It A Parade? Santa Barbara's Summer Solstice Parade Mixes Art And Fun

Summer Solstice Parade Wings Its Way Through Downtown Santa Barbara


Caroline Hambright’s Solstice Poster - June 20, 2017

The Soul of Solstice – June 22, 2017

New Solstice Gates Open For Parade

Santa Barbara’s Annual Summer Solstice Celebration Kicks Off with Dancing, Music

State Street Home to Parades and Festivals – June 17, 2017

Solstice Kicks off With Music, Dance in Alameda Park

Celebrate Unity with World Dance at Solstice Parade – June 16, 2017

Ready for Summer Solstice – June 15, 2017

Summer Solstice Heating Up with Two Open Houses – May 30, 2017

Macaroni Kid


KCRW - The sights and sounds of Santa Barbara Summer Solstice

Living Legends – June 26, 2016

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration Fills State Street with Creativity – June 25, 2016

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice is Shaping up to Be Legendary – June 20, 2016

Summer Solstice Announces New Leaders – March 4, 2016

Marc McGinnes Walking Tall and In Joy, and Not Just for Summer Solstice Video

Marc McGinnes recently completed his 41st Santa Barbara Solstice Celebration parade on stilts. The longtime Santa Barbara resident maintains that stilting creates a path to joy and peace. Click here to read the article.

Summer Solstice Announces Emerald Ball Fundraiser – March 15, 2016

Other Media Coverage:



Mercury News

Santa Barbara Life and Style Magazine

Santa Barbara Real Estate

Lonely Planet

Santa Barbara Downtown Association

Hotel Milo

Meetup – Central Valley 50 Somethings



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