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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 Cannon Firing at Noon 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...

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, there w...
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                     Wednesday,...
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

The Stearns Wharf Merchants Association is proud to host Seeping Into History, the inaugural project of UCSB’s Social Print Lab. Saturday, April 2nd, 2022 More details at

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