Fireworks on West Beach
updated: May 24, 2012, 3:01 PM
Source: City of Santa Barbara
The City of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara SPARKLE will co-host a fireworks
display beginning at 9pm, Wednesday, July 4th. Fireworks produced by Bay
Fireworks will launch from West Beach and last approximately 18-20 minutes. West
Beach is open for free public viewing. The public is encouraged to come down to
the Waterfront early and enjoy the offerings of food and beverage vendors along
Cabrillo Boulevard (between State and Castillo streets) beginning at 11am
through the start of the fireworks display.
The public is strongly encouraged to use mass transit, walk or bike to the
Waterfront. MTD bus and shuttle services will be available.
Live music will be featured during Santa Barbara SPARKLE's 2012 Freedom
Celebration free event at West Beach beginning at 7pm. The entertainment
includes a 50-piece combo band from the Air National Guard Band of the
AM Radio 1290 has once again been designated as Santa Barbara's Official 4th of
July Radio Station and will provide simulcast patriotic music to accompany the
18-20 minute pyrotechnic display. The public is encouraged to bring their
personal radios to the beach and tune into AM Radio 1290.
Make this a safe and fun event for everyone. Please be kind to your pets and
leave your them at home for their safety. Also note the following regulations
will be observed from 12:01am to 12 midnight on July 4th. Prohibited items
include no fireworks, no alcohol, no glass, no pit digging, no open fires, no
dogs on the beach and no parking adjacent to the railroad tracks. No parking is
allowed on either side of Cabrillo Boulevard, from State Street to Castillo,
from 12am to12 midnight, Wednesday, July 4.
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