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Stearns Wharf Holiday Tree Lighting

Stearns Wharf Holiday Tree Lighting

On December 11th, join us on Stearns Wharf to kick off the holiday season! At 5:00 PM , before the start of the Parade of Lights boat parade, they will switch on the lights of a beautiful 25-foot Green White Fir on Stearns Wharf to officially open the...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature the Hoodlum Friends

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature the Hoodlum Friends

It may be moving into winter but things are heating up on Stearns Wharf! In honor of this iconic structure’s 150th anniversary, Stearns Wharf merchants are holding Wharf Wednesdays on the first Wednesday of each month. There are anniversary specials, f...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature The Paradise Kings is CANCELLED

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature The Paradise Kings is CANCELLED

Wharf Wednesday November 2nd is CANCELLED due to inclement weather Wharf Wednesday on November 2nd will also feature live music by The Paradise Kings.  The free concert will rock the Wharf from 5pm to 7pm .  The Paradise Kings play a variety o...

STEARNS WHARF 150TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION October 8th

To celebrate the 150th  birthday of Stearns Wharf, a grand birthday bash is planned for Saturday, October 8 from 11:00 am to 7:15pm. This iconic structure, which has served as Santa Barbara’s front door, the birthplace of an industry, and the community’s plan...

Santa Barbara’s Iconic Stearns Wharf to Celebrate 150th Birthday

Celebrate the 150th birthday of Stearns Wharf, a grand birthday bash is planned for Saturday, October 8 from 11:00 am to 7:15pm . This iconic structure, which has served as Santa Barbara’s front door, the birthplace of an industry, and the community’s pla...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Down Mountain Lights

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Down Mountain Lights

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature The Academy

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature The Academy

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Mariachi Real

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Mariachi Real

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Spencer the Gardener

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Spencer the Gardener

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Yoga on the Wharf

Yoga on the Wharf

Yoga on the Wharf with Power of your Om on Sunday, June 12th  from 9:00-10:00 AM . Yoga with a view...the best one and the biggest feeling of gratitude ever! This is an all-levels, joy-filled yoga class. All money raised will go to support those ...
Fourth of July on Stearns Wharf

Fourth of July on Stearns Wharf

Fourth of July celebration and fireworks show from Stearns Wharf Monday, July 4, 2022 Face painting begins at 2:00 PM Live music begins at 4:00 PM Firework show begins at 9 PM Stearns Wharf and West Beach, Santa Barbara Stearns Wharf celebrates...
Saturday, October 8th Stearns Wharf to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

Saturday, October 8th Stearns Wharf to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

Stearns Wharf is more than a nice place to watch boats or fish, it’s a structure that changed the face of Santa Barbara-literally. 150 years ago, Santa Barbara, being surrounded by mountains, was an isolated pueblo. There were no roads into town, t...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Tequila Mockingbird

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Tequila Mockingbird

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Out Of The Blue

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature Out Of The Blue

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature The Do No Harm Band

Wharf Wednesday Concert to feature The Do No Harm Band

There’s no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there’s no better time to experience it than on Wharf Wednesdays. To celebrate Stearns Wharf’s 150th birthday, Wharf Merchants are offering specials on the first Wednesday of every month...
Wharf Wednesday Concert line up

Wharf Wednesday Concert line up

Who: Stearns Wharf Merchants Association What: Wharf Wednesdays on Stearns Wharf When: Live music begins at 6:00 PM April 6th – Do No Harm Band   May 4th – Out Of The Blue   June 1st - Tequila Mockingbird   J...
Santa Barbara Yacht Club Turns 150 Years Old

Santa Barbara Yacht Club Turns 150 Years Old

Santa Barbara Yacht Club Turns 150 Years Old And Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony   Blessing of the Fleet What:  This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (and Stearns Wharf). The Santa Barbara Yacht Club would ...
Seeping Into History:  Oil Touches Everything

Seeping Into History: Oil Touches Everything

Seeping Into History: Oil Touches Everything is a UCSB student exhibition that explores our contemporary and historical relationships to fossil fuels, with a focus on the local Santa Barbara area. As the site of the historic 1969 oil spill, which catalyzed...
Stearns Wharf to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

Stearns Wharf to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

Saturday, October 8th , 2022 11:00 am to 7:15pm Schedule of Events All Day Pianos on Stearns Wharf (Starting October 4th thru October 23rd ) 10:15 AM – 4:15 PM Free rides for children 12 and under, Little Toot 11:00 A...

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