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, Monday through Friday
North County                                                                                                    Lunch Service
Rice Park, 700 E. Sunset Ave, Santa Maria                                                        11:40-12:40 pm
Minami Park, 600 W. Enos Dr, Santa Maria                                                     11:00-12:00 pm
Vet’s Memorial, 313 W. Tunnell St, Santa Maria (6/19-8/4)                        12:00-1:00 pm
Grogan Park, 1155 W. Rancho Verdes St, Santa Maria                                    12:00-1:00 pm
Russell Park, 1000 W. Church St, Santa Maria                                                  11:20-12:20 pm
Los Adobes de Maria, 1026 W Boone St, Santa Maria                                   12:30-1:30 pm
College Park Apts., 648 North G St, Lompoc                                                    12:00-1:00 pm
Riverview Townhomes, 220 Calle Ceasar E. Chavez, Guadalupe                   11:00-2:00 pm
Ranch Acres Apt., 1056 Escalante Street, Guadalupe                                      12:40-1:40 pm

Mid-County                                                                                                       Lunch Service
Los Alamos Cty Park, 500 Drum Canyon Rd, Los Alamos (6/25-7/27)      11:20-12:20 pm     

South County                                                                                                   Lunch Service
Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara                    11:30-12:30 pm
St. Vincent's Gardens, 4234 Pozzo Circle, Santa Barbara                                1:00-2:00 pm
Isla Vista Apartments, 6660 Abrego Road, Isla Vista                                        1:00-2:00 pm

Other Summer Meal Programs

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.