Spirit of `76 is a non-profit 501c3 organization. The group is non-partisan and non-political.

Bill of Rights Parade Banner!

Display your organization logo on a 6 foot wide banner carried in the Parade

Be a proud advocate of the “Bill of Rights”. Click the link below to see the list. This $750 Banner will proclaim your faith in these constitutional personal protections. Your name or firm name will seen through out the year. The Independence Day parade is but one event where thousands will better understand your passion for the inherent uniqueness and greatness if this nation.

Please contact Paul Lamberton for more information.

Sample Banner:


Bill of Rights Banner Text

  1. Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition
  2. Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  3. Protection Against Quartering of Soldiers
  4. Protection from Unlawful Search and Seizure
  5. Due Process of Law, Freedom from Self Incrimination
  6. Right to a Speedy Trial and Witnesses
  7. Right to Trial by Jury
  8. Freedom from Excessive Bail or Cruel and Unusual Punishments
  9. Unstated Rights of The People are Retained
  10. All Other Powers are Reserved to the States

Star Power

Support the efforts of Santa Barbara’s Spirit of ’76 Association by adopting one or more Stars. With a donation of $100 or more, you can commemorate a U.S. state that holds special personal significance. Your Star adoption can also be presented as a memorial tribute.

Your sponsorship is the financial basis for all our endeavors, including the annual 4th of July Parade. As a Star Power sponsor, you’ll enjoy many benefits such as participation in our annual theme selection, nomination committee for Grand Marshal, Sunset Cruise, President’s invitation to annual birthday Meet & Greet reception, and preview of premier events. Plus you’ll have the personal satisfaction of making a difference by contributing to the patriotism of the Santa Barbara community.

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Philanthropic Donation

6 Promotional Parade Commentaries and Web Recognition in all sponsorship printed matter


Courthouse Sunken Gardens Event Celebration

Spirit of 76 will fund entirely the patriotic performances at this event. Support our efforts with your generous gift. This year’s presentation of the Concert in the Park will be funded by your generous contributions.

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Suggested Donations:
$25, $50, $100, Other


“I am apt to believe that [this event] will be celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance… It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfi res and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forever more.” – John Adams

Your generous donations provide much-needed funds
for patriotic activities including:

  • Flag Day Recognition
  • 4th of July Parade
  • Fire Dept. Cadet Graduation Exercise
  • Memorial Day I Madonnari Creativity Project
  • Honoring Active Service Personnel on the USN#76 Ronald Reagan Aircraft Carrier
  • Sept. 11 Memorial Presentation
  • Traveling Wall of Tears visitation
  • Patriotic Rally and Concert
  • Vetereans Day at community cemeteries



It is the policy if the Spirit of 76 Foundation, Santa Barbara and its board that a portion of its received gifts, grants and donations may be used to defray the cost of raising and administrating funds.