Summer Solstice Celebration Vendors at Alameda Park

Vendor Overview and Highlights:
Come experience our arts and crafts vendors, imported goods, as well as representatives from non-profit and professional organizations. Most of our artisans return year after year, with many new local vendors making their first appearance at Summer Solstice. We strive to present a well balanced show in a variety of both media and price range. The festival features approximately 80 vendors. There is still time to become a vendor, but space is filling up fast. Details on becoming a vendor online. Contact Kris Bihler at for more details.

Select from our beautiful array of jewelry, fashionable clothing and tee shirts, shawls, shoes, soap, candles and more! Get ready for the weekend’s theme by having your face painted and adorned with body art. Fairy wings are a must have!! Just a few of our vendors include:

Funk Zone Fashion, a local vendor who designs their products in-house in L.A. Their yoga pants and tops are styled for freedom, function and comfort. They avoid using any plastics in any of their products and packaging.

O’Casey Creations is a family run business creating art diffuser and body stone candles. Each vessel is wheel thrown by Sean and Kathleen hand decorates each by using beautiful artisan glazes. Copper is hand forged into bamboo and floral accents which area added with head and specialized patinas.

Santa Barbara Face Painting and Henna is returning! Sami Marx is a local artist who has been professionally face painting and tattoos since 2008. All henna is natural and the face painting is non-toxic, hypo-allergenic and includes face gems and bindis. Sami and her team with get attendees Summer Solstice ready for the weekend’s events.

Colleen Toland is a jeweler from New Zealand who migrated to California with her husband and four children. She began in the early eighties where she designed and produced a collection of designer knitwear. At her customer’s requests she added jewelry and hairpieces to her collection. She is also on the cover of Smithsonian Magazine in the early spring 2016 issue.

Vaalbara Designs specializes in unique, vibrant and environmentally conscious bags handcrafted in the USA. A portion of every sale goes to the non-profit SurfRider Foundation, dedicated to keeping our beaches and oceans clean. Each bag is handmade in Venice, California by Em and James Burrows.

Children’s Area The Festival also has a Children’s area geared specifically for families; Saturday and Sunday from Noon until 6 pm - Children’s Area will feature a stage with storytellers, musicians, juggling, and more. Kids can jump on an air slide, experience euro bungee, have their faces painted and work on free art projects including their own costume for the children’s parade, new this year on Sunday afternoon at 2:30pm. There are craft vendors, children’s activities and Summer Solstice Inflatables in the Children’s area and festival starting from the Main Stage and ending in the children’s stage.

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