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Pre-Festival Events

Stay Tuned For 2017 Pre-Festival Events!

2016 Festival Info:

1st Thursday, Fiddlers’ Style…
Thursday, October 6
1st Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. Galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment.   Check out these locations for Fiddlers’ fun:

Casa de la Guerra Historic House Museum
15 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
Visit Casa de la Guerra to enjoy a preview of the festival with local musicians jamming it up!   Check out the exhibit by our friends at the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, Building Community: Reginald D. Johnson, Architect.  While you’re there, you can purchase wine from Standing Sun in the Bodega of Casa de la Guerra.

Storke Placita
700 State Street, Santa Barbara
Stop by this beautiful and historic outdoor plaza to see some local jammers getting ready for the festival!  (Note the location is the State Street entrance to de la Guerra Plaza, next to Blenders)