Stearns Wharf to Celebrate 150th Anniversary

SANTA BARBARA, CA – January 3, 2022 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 was no railroad. When John … Read more

Stearns Wharf Kicks Off the Holidays

Every year Stearns Wharf kicks off the holiday season on the Waterfront with a 25-foot Green White Fir. If you are looking to get out and get some fresh air, plan to come out anytime and see this beautiful Christmas tree. At 5:00 PM on December 12th a holiday tree lighting ceremony, featuring holiday tunes … Read more

Summer Solstice on Stearns Wharf

Solstice Artist Kenny Galindo will be displaying the Solar System – with each planet scaled down in size and spinning at an accurate speed. Each planet will be distanced from each other according to a scaled down version of our solar system. You might even find the artist Kenny, or members of the SBCC Astronomy Club hanging … Read more

Stearns Wharf 148th Anniversary

This year is the 148th Anniversary of Stearns Wharf. Watch the video to see a bit of history, recent updates, and all the Wharf has to offer.

Stearns Wharf Kicks Off the Holidays

  Every year Stearns Wharf kicks off the holiday season on the Waterfront with a 25-foot Green White Fir. If you are looking to get out and get some fresh air, plan to come out and see this beautiful Christmas tree. The Stearns Wharf Merchants would like to extend our thanks to you for your … Read more

Stearns Wharf is Open!

Who:       Stearns Wharf businesses What:     Stearns Wharf is Open! When:     Now Where:   Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA   The Shops, Restaurants, Cruises, and Winery are all up and running. If you are looking to get out and get some fresh air, check out Stearns Wharf. There is plenty of room for safe distancing, and … Read more

Stearns Wharf 148th Anniversary

Come join as we celebrate Stearns Wharf 148th Anniversary Join us on Stearns Wharf to celebrate the 148th Anniversary during the Month of October. Come out and support the merchants in celebration of the Wharf’s Anniversary. Stearns Wharf is the oldest working wood wharf in California, it was built in 1872 by John Peck Stearns … Read more

Sea Center “Lights It Blue”

On Thursday, May 14, several Santa Barbara buildings will become beacons of blue light in visual support of COVID-19 frontline workers. “#LightItBlue,” as the movement is called, began in the U.K. on March 26 with the illumination of landmarks and historical buildings in recognition of the health-care providers who were thrust onto the frontlines of … Read more

Stearns Wharf 147th Anniversary

Come join as we celebrate Stearns Wharf 147th Anniversary Join us on Stearns Wharf to celebrate the 147th Anniversary during the Month of October.  Visit the merchants and see what specials they have in celebration of the Wharf’s Anniversary. Stearns Wharf is the oldest working wood wharf in California, it was built in 1872 by John … Read more

Fourth of July on Stearns Wharf

PRESS RELEASE & CALENDAR LISTING Fourth of July on Stearns Wharf Who:    Stearns Wharf Merchants Association What:     Fourth  of July celebration and fireworks show from Stearns Wharf When:    Thursday, July 4, 2019           Live music begins at 12:00 PM |Firework show begins at 9 PM Where:    Stearns Wharf and West Beach, Santa Barbara Why:     Stearns Wharf celebrates Independence Day with the best view of the annual fireworks show., The wharf offers many attractions while you are waiting for the fireworks show to begin including: Live music provided by Unknown Daze (From 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM) Live music by Tequila Mockingbird (From 4:00 PM – … Read more

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