A series of themed Block Parties highlighting the best of Santa Barbara.

Christmas Tree Lighting & Block Party: Winter Wonderland
December 2nd, 5:00-8:00pm
1300 Block of State Street
Cost: FREE

 

Celebrate Season of Cheer with this year’s Rock the Block: Winter Wonderland block party and Christmas Tree Lighting on State Street (Sola St. to Victoria St.) in front of the Arlington Theatre! Enjoy live entertainment with DJ Darla Bea and San Marcos High School Band, holiday festivities, photos with Santa Claus, and the joyous lighting ceremony of the State Street Christmas tree by the Holiday Prince & Fairy.  

 

Presenting Sponsors: Consumer Fire Products, Inc.

Thank You to our Sponsors:

Montecito Bank & Trust, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Public Library, UCSB Ahletics, Smart Media Solutions, KCSB, Move SB County, Voice Magazine, Santa Barbara Independent

 


Past Block Parties:
 

Friendsgiving Block Party
November 17th 5:00-8:00pm
700 & 800 Blocks of State Street
Cost: FREE


Bring your family and friends downtown for another block party on State Street! This is the latest Block Party in the Rock The Block Series themed Friendsgiving. Win gifts and prizes from local businesses, enjoy games and activities including basketball with UCSB Gauchos, tossing the football around with the YFL Super Bowl winning Santa Barbara Saints, autumn themed relay races, face painting, crafting stations and much more! There will be vendors, Library on The Go, live music, and a DJ set presented by EOS Lounge.

Presenting Sponsors: Consumer Fire Products, Inc.

Thank You to our Sponsors:

Montecito Bank & Trust, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Public Library, UCSB Athletics, Smart Media Solutions, KCSB, Move SB County, Voice Magazine, Santa Barbara Independent

 


Harvest Block Party
Thursday October 27th, 5:00-8:00pm
700 & 800 blocks of State Street
Cost: FREE

 


Rock the Block Harvest Fest invites the general public to attend and wear Halloween costumes for chances to win gifts and prizes from local businesses, and enjoy various games and activities including playing a game of G-H-O-S-T(otherwise known as H-O-R-S-E) with the UCSB Men & Women’s Basketball teams, face painting, Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, and enjoy reading or borrowing a scary book provided by the Santa Barbara Public Library mobile van, and see the Santa Barbara Independent announce the winning teams of the Best Of Scavenger Hunt. A community table running along State Street is provided for attendees to sit and eat take out from local restaurants. Spooky performances by The Coveralls, La Boheme Professional Dance and World Dance For Humanity will keep attendees howlin’ for more. Local Vendors will also be on site for shoppers. Families and fury friends are all welcomed to join in Halloween costume for a chance to win prizes.

Come celebrate and rock the block with us!

 

Participating Organizations: UCSB Athletics, Santa Barbara Public Library, The Santa Barbara Independent, La Boheme Professional Dance, and World Dance For Humanity.

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