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Founding Day Festival

 Santa Barbara’s birthplace, El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park, for a costumed reenactment of the founding ceremony, originally held on April 21, 1782. Afterwards, we’ll celebrate all things Santa Barbara during the Founding Day street festival, featuring:



  • Presidio Neighborhood businesses

  • Local entertainment

  • Living History station within the reconstructed Presidio

Earlier Event: April 21
SB Vintners Festival
Later Event: April 29
Shen Yun