Picnic in the Park


The Foodbank provides free, nutritious meals to children in Santa Barbara County during the summer as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program (USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider). Healthy summer meals are served at various locations countywide, Monday thru Friday for ten weeks. There are no income requirements, and any child 18 and under is welcome to come and receive a delicious lunch every weekday this summer. Each site offers activities, games, and enrichment lesson throughout the summer. No sign up or registration is required. Meals are served on a first-come, first-served basis. See locations below.

2018 Picnic in the Park Summer Locations 

June 11 - August 10
North County                                                                                              Lunch Service
Rice Park, 700 E. Sunset Ave, Santa Maria                                                  M - F, Time TBD
Minami Park, 600 W. Enos Dr., Santa Maria                                               M - F, Time TBD
Vet’s Memorial, 313 W. Tunnell St., Santa Maria                                         M - F, Time TBD
Grogan Park, 1155 W. Rancho Verdes St., Santa Maria                             M - F, Time TBD
Russell Park, 1000 W. Church St., Santa Maria                                           M - F, Time TBD
Los Adobes de Maria, 1026 W Boone St., Santa Maria                            M - F, Time TBD
College Park Apts., 648 North G St., Lompoc                                             M - F, Time TBD
Riverview Apts., 220 Calle Ceasar E. Chavez, Guadalupe                        M - F, Time TBD

Mid-County                                                                                                 Lunch Service
Los Alamos County Park, 500 Drum Canyon Rd., Los Alamos                   M - F, Time TBD

South County                                                                                              Lunch Service
Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara             M - F, Time TBD
Isla Vista Apartments, 6660 Abrego Road, Isla Vista                                  M - F, Time TBD

Other Summer Meal Programs

CLICK HERE for a full listing of Santa Barbara County summer food providers.
To find out about more meal programs offered during the summer, text SUMMERFOOD to 877-877. Brought to you by the Foodbank, Share Our Strength, CAC, and local schools.