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Solstice 2023: Get on Board Party!

October 15, 2022 @ 5:00 am PDT

Get on Board Solstice 2023. Saturday, October 15th, 5-10 pm at LoDO Studios (Oniracom) at 216 East Gutierrez.  

WHO: Summer Solstice Celebration
WHAT:  The SOLSTICE Get on Board 2023 Party! COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!  Free!
WHEN:  Saturday, October 15, 5-10 pm
WHERE:  LoDO Studios (Oniracom), 216 East Gutierrez
WHY:  Your presence at this event and your input will support local community arts as we move forward to create this beloved world class festival in Santa Barbara. 
You are invited;  Join us Saturday, October 15, 5-10 pm at LoDO Studios (Oniracom) at 216 East Gutierrez for a Solstice Celebration gathering! 
Meet the Solstice Board of Directors, artists in residence, sponsors, and staff.  Bring your visions for Solstice 2023 the 49th Annual Parade!  Enjoy live music, appetizers, a no host bar, face painting, performances and presentations by Solstice artists, and participate in an interactive community arts project “Memories in Motion.”  Submit your 2023 theme idea to get a free raffle ticket. If you missed this year’s parade, you can see highlights from the Parade on several screens. Costumes are encouraged.  
Highlights of this gathering include performances by Solstice performers including Mariano Silva and his Brazilian Batucada drummers, the Grooveshine band, Love Lightning Lark Batteau, LaBoheme and more.  The announcement of the new Executive Director for Summer Solstice Celebration will be made at this event.
This is a great opportunity to have fun, share and explore how you can participate in and support community arts.  You might be one of the thousands of spectators who enjoy the free Solstice Parade and Festival each year. You could be a potential Board member, one of next year’s paid professional staff –  an artist, a mask-maker, a costumer or giant puppet maker – a techie, a mime, a media person, a mural artist, a business person, a drummer, entrepreneur, a volunteer, an arts lover, or one of the many amazing “cultural creatives” seeking like-minded community in Santa Barbara.  Bring your wonderful self, create and exhibit your own fabulousness in the Solstice community!
This come-back year for the Parade and Festival was a display of our local talent, resourcefulness, and creativity. It was estimated that 70,000 spectators enjoyed the Festival and Parade!  Your presence at this event and your input will support local community arts as we move forward to create this beloved world class festival in Santa Barbara.  
Please RSVP and share widely with your friends. 


October 15, 2022
5:00 am PDT


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