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Special Performances

1st Thursday Block Party Presenting PuppetPalooza
East De la Guerra and 700/800 Blocks of State Street, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Join us in celebrating our vibrant downtown in the best way we know how – with a family-friendly 1st Thursday Block Party! Stop by for games, live music, food trucks and restaurants, puppet entertainment in collaboration with Santa Barbara International PuppetPalooza, and shopping. We can’t wait to come together as a community and show you how Downtown Santa Barbara shines. (Image courtesy of Hotel Santa Barbara.)

Jazz Villains
Marshalls Patio, 900 State Street, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

The Jazz Villains are a sextet youth jazz ensemble between the ages of 13 and 17 that formed in the Notes for Notes Eastside Santa Barbara Studio under Program Director David Rojas. Check out their debut EP, featuring five standards and their original song “Baby, Yes, You Treat Me Right.”

The Art Crawl
735 Anacapa Street

The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative, in partnership with Downtown Santa Barbara, will lead a curated Art Crawl through 1st Thursday festivities with a new guest curator each month. The Art Crawl starts at 5:30 in de la Guerra Plaza on the back steps of City Hall (735 Anacapa Street, then head around to the back).


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