Saturday 7/11/2020

Santa Barbara French Festival

The Santa Barbara French Festival returns to Oak Park July 11 and 12, 2020 to celebrate Bastille Day and all the things that make the French cultural history so rich. Great food, wine, mimosas, crepes, delicious pastries, music, dance—and, of course, the infamous Canine Cavalcade!

The Santa Barbara French Festival is an event not to be missed. It’s a Dance Festival, a Music Festival, an Arts & Crafts Festival and, of course, a Food Festival! It is also a way to support Center Stage Theater and Speaking of Stories, two great Santa Barbara arts organizations. Each day the fun starts at 11:00 am when the entertainment kicks off on three different stages and continues non-stop until 7:00.

The stages are filled with dance and music from many different acts including performances, audience participation opportunities and instruction. And every minute of entertainment is all free! Great entertainment is only part of what the French Festival has to offer—more than 70 booths will be offering everything from crepes and delicious French pastries to face painting and henna tattoos. You can grab a mimosa or a beer, as you peruse some beautiful paintings and photography. Enjoy a delicious crepe while shopping for your French Festival t-shirt and beret.

Take a moment for a quick massage before you settle in for the next performance with a sinfully delicious croissant. All in the beautiful setting of Santa Barbara’s Oak Park. Center Stage Theater and Speaking of Stories are pleased to present this great community event, which serves as a joint fundraiser for the two organizations.

For complete details on the performers, food, crafts, shopping and activities visit FrenchFestival.com or “Like” us on Facebook so you get all the updates as the Festival approaches.

The Annual Santa Barbara French Festival Saturday and Sunday July 11 and 12, 11:00 to 7:00 in Oak Park at 300 W. Alamar. Admission is Free and the Festival is a non-smoking event.

For more information visit www.FrenchFestival.com, frenchfestival@sbcoxmail.com or call 805-963-8198.