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SBTHP presents 7th Annual Asian American Neighborhood Festival

September 28, 2016

(Santa Barbara, CA) – The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) presents the Asian American Neighborhood Festival, an outdoor event celebrating Asian American heritage, at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  This free, family-friendly event celebrates the history and cultures of the Asian communities that once thrived in and around the Santa Barbara Presidio Neighborhood. Learn about a number of Asian cultures through performances, food, and hands-on activities.

The Festival 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 Perry Mazda and the George H. Griffiths and Olive J. Griffiths Charitable Foundation.


Performance Schedule

12:00 PM - Camarillo Lion Dance Troupe

12:30 PM - Chinese Martial Art demonstration by SB Wu-Hao Tai Ji Association

12:45 PM - Spoken Word by Keith Mar

12:55 PM - Jason Paras

1:15 PM - Hulaanyone?

1:45 PM - Taiko Drumming performance by Togen Daiko of Oxnard Buddhist Temple

2:15 PM - Japanese Folk Dance directed by Roberta Cook

2:30 PM - Sino West Performing Arts

2:45 PM - UCSBreakin’

3:00 PM - SS805


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