Asian American Neighborhood Festival
Photo by Paul Mori.
Held in the afternoon in early October
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park
123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presents the Asian American Neighborhood Festival, an outdoor event celebrating Asian American heritage at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park. This free, family-friendly event celebrates the history and culture of the Asian communities that once thrived in and around the Santa Barbara Presidio. Learn about a number of Asian cultures through performances, food, and hands-on activities.
Performances and artistic displays will celebrate the rich and vibrant traditions of our Asian American community. Traditional cultural performances feature dance, drumming, music, and other performing arts.
Free parking in lot at the corner of Santa Barbara and Canon Perdido Streets behind Panino at 834 Santa Barbara Street.
Sponsored by the George H. Griffiths and Olive J. Griffiths Charitable Foundation.
Gamelan Sinar Surya
Camarillo Lion Dance Troupe
Santa Barbara Wu-Hao Tai Ji Association led by Chao Pang
Togen Daiko of Oxnard Buddhist Temple
Japanese Folk Dance led by Roberta Cook
Master Yun Traditional Tai Chi and Kung Fu
Free admission and parking!
Chinese calligraphy &
Peace Crane Project
Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara Display
by Kanako Fukase
Far West Tea Traders
Used Book Sale
Presidio Research Center
Asian American Association of S.B. County
History & Relevancy Project
Kids Craft Station
Every Woman Counts
Food for Sale
Parking Information (free)