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 Independence Day with the best view of the annual fireworks show. The wharf … Read more

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 was no railroad. When John Peck Stearns built the wharf in 1872 … Read more

Specialty Shops

Listed in Alphabetical Order Check out Stearns Wharf 150th Anniversary for merchant specials! Deep Sea Wine Tasting Room 217 G Stearns Wharf Wine Tasting and Views Open Every Day for Wine Tasting and Bottles To Go! Hours Open 7 days a week: Sunday through Thursday 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Friday and Saturday 11:00 AM … Read more


  Stearns Wharf, the oldest working wood wharf in California, was built in 1872 by John Peck Stearns to facilitate the transfer of cargo and people from ships to shore. In 1925, the State of California, conveyed the Tidelands and the Harbor area to the City to be held in trust for certain priority uses … Read more

Travel Directions to Stearns Wharf

Loading… Free parking in the 90 minute areas are available in several lots along the waterfront on Cabrillo Blvd. View the Stearns Wharf parking lot diagram   Parking Fees on Stearns Wharf: First 90-minutes Free for Single vehicle 20-feet and under: $2.50 per additional hour or part of an hour, $20 maximum per day. Vehicles over … Read more


Check out Stearns Wharf 150th Anniversary for merchant specials! Celebration Cruises Celebration Cruises Santa Barbara located at Stearns Wharf is a luxury 42-Passenger yacht. Running daily, our schedule offers a variety of fun and romantic cruises to fit everyone’s needs including, sunset cruises, brunch and dinner cruises, whale watching, seasonal tours. 237 Stearns Wharf Santa … Read more

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