Are you coming to the beautiful coastal town of Santa Barbara while you celebrate the 4th of July holiday weekend! With the 4th falling on a Friday this year, it’s the perfect time to schedule a Santa Barbara getaway weekend at the Cheshire Cat Inn. We’ll use our over 30 years of hospitality experience to make sure you have a memorable and relaxing stay. Cheshire Cat Inn is located close to the heart of Santa Barbara, so you will be near all the action. Wrap yourself in the lap of luxury at our Victorian Inn, and take advantage of our delicious continental breakfast or join us for our wine and hors d’oeuvres hour as you take in some of these 4th of July holiday festivities in Santa Barbara:
· Spirit of ’76 Parade: The parade will take place on Friday July 4, with a grand march beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Micheltorena Street and proceeding down State Street to Old Town Santa Barbara, concluding at Cota Street. Over 175 nonprofits will participate, with this year’s parade theme focusing on safeguarding our nation’s Bill of Rights.
· 4th of July Fireworks Display: The City of Santa Barbara will again host the traditional beachside Independence Day fireworks show on Friday, July 4. Food vendors will be at the West Beach waterfront from 11am - 9pm, so bring a picnic blanket and set up for a fun day at the beach! The fireworks show will start at 9pm and will last for 25 minutes; West Beach is open to the public during the day's festivities.
· Free Concert at the Courthouse Sunken Gardens: Don't miss this free concert of inspiring and patriotic American orchestral masterpieces presented by the West Coast Symphony Orchestra at 5pm Friday, July 4th in the historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens. The early performance will allow plenty of time for dinner downtown, and a walk to the fireworks show off Santa Barbara Harbor. The concert is made possible by the support of the Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts.
· Butterflies Alive!: Experience the magic of Butterflies Alive! at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History as you stroll through a beautiful garden filled with flowers, luscious greenery, and hundreds of free-flying butterflies. See one of nature's most beautiful ambassadors and reconnect with nature. Entrance into the exhibition is included with Museum admission.
Make your reservation now to spend the 4th of July holiday weekend celebrating America at one of Santa Barbara's premier Bed and Breakfasts. Be sure to ask about our Inn Specials.
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