Release Date: January 25,2018
The Santa Barbara International PuppetPalooza is coming March 1-4 at 301 Paseo Nuevo.
PuppetPalooza Central will hold a fundraiser called “Puppets in Paseo” on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 7 pm, to launch the official puppet festival season.
The event will honor KEYT reporter John Palminteri and the KEYT News Channel 3 team for their coverage of the Thomas Fire and aftermath in Santa Barbara County.
At the event, PuppetPalooza will unveil as a tribute, a “John Palminteri Puppet” that will perform live with Palminteri, a news release states.
PuppetPalooza is a family-focused event that includes more than 20 performances and events; 30 performers at different venues and two park celebrations.
The festival will bring children, families, visitors and the arts from all over the globe, according to a news release. Visit puppetpaloozasb.com.