The Aloha Spirit Bash returns to Santa Barbara for a fourth year, 12pm-6pm on Saturday July 27, 2013 at Elings Park soccer field. The Aloha Spirit Bash brings together the best in Hawaiian dance groups, Hawaiian music, food and beverages to benefit the local nonprofits, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, the Challenger’s Little League, Franklin Eagles Handball program and CALM (Child Abuse Listening and Mediation).
Admission is only $30 per person and includes entrance to the event, as well as food and beverage. Children under the age of 10 are free.
Dance halau/groups scheduled to perform include Tina’s Ports of Paradise, Pacific Legends, and Hoapili Pomaika’i Aloha. Music groups scheduled to perform include Troy Fernandez featuring T & T, Kauai’s up and coming Hawaiian Teddy Bear, Joanie Collins & Lilikoi Jam, Island Connection, and Rian Basilo & the Rooster’s. There will also be a raffle and several silent auction items including a Hoe Nalu stand-up paddle board.
This family-friendly event encourages festival goers to bring their blankets, beach chairs, and umbrellas for picnic-style seating. Tickets are available at L&L Hawaiian BBQ in Goleta, The Nugget on Calle Real and The Cliff Room on the Mesa, Western Dental on Calle Real, Open Restaurant on upper State Street in the El Mercado, and Red Dirt Coffee House in Arroyo Grande or log on to www.alohaspiritbash.org or call 805-895-2772.