Tag archives: Village 4th

Red, White, and Blue on a Boat
By Richard Mineards   |   July 18, 2023

Independence Day lived up to all its expectations with the annual village parade wending its circuitous new route along Coast Village and Hot Springs roads watched by colorful crowds, including Meghan Markle and Prince Harry holding his two-year-old daughter Lilibet. Having played King George III with the late Santa Barbara Polo Club publicist Charles Ward […]

Village 4th: Here Comes the Parade
By Sharon Byrne   |   July 4, 2023

It’s that time of year, when the sun finally breaks through the endless May-vember and the June Gloom. When American flags start unfurling, and people plan on getting together with family and friends to celebrate. Yes, it’s July 4th!  Because of the State Street promenade and other headaches, Santa Barbara will not be having a […]

Montecito’s 27th Village Fourth Parade
By Joanne A Calitri   |   July 12, 2022

It was the perfect sunny day for the Montecito Village Fourth car parade to celebrate Independence Day. The parade drew a huge turnout with the crowds along the route cheering and waving flags, most dressed in red, white, and blue. It is our town’s great privilege to start the parade with the annual flyover of […]

Thank You for the Most Amazing Village 4th Ever!
By Sharon Byrne   |   July 12, 2022

If you came out and watched the Village 4th motorcade roll by, you know it was a smash hit. From the flyover of vintage planes that kicked it off, to a slew of historic autos in the Loudest, Proudest motorcade, all festooned with July 4th decorations, our terrific Grand Marshall Diane Pannkuk, the Sheriff’s Paddy […]

Village 4th Brings Festive Fun, But Also Honors Our Villagers
By Sharon Byrne   |   June 28, 2022

The Village 4th is coming! Yes, on July 4th, the Montecito community will be treated to the third annual Rolling Motorcade Parade. Entries are reflective of the community, so you’ll see the Montecito Community Foundation, Montecito Bank & Trust, Adam’s Angels, MERRAG, Montecito Fire, our sheriffs including Sheriff Brown, CHP, Bucket Brigade, and Friends of […]