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Opens Streets Occasion Rides into Santa Ynez Valley | Properties & Way of life

Opens Streets Occasion Rides into Santa Ynez Valley | Properties & Way of life

Posted on October 27, 2022
| 2:59 p.m.

Mile-long part of Buellton’s Avenue of Flags will probably be car-free for the day April 30

Supply: Lauren Bianchi Klemann for Santa Barbara County Affiliation of Governments

Opens Streets Occasion Rides into Santa Ynez Valley | Properties & Way of life
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Open Streets occasions are designed to advertise group wellness by providing short-term car-free areas on native streets. (Courtesy picture)

The Santa Ynez Valley Open Streets debut will assist to create protected and short-term car-free areas on streets and roads, opening them up as a public park for a day.

A mile of the Avenue of Flags in Buellton will probably be car-free, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30, as a part of the primary Open Streets occasion for the higher Santa Ynez Valley. The occasion host is Santa Ynez Valley Wholesome Consuming Energetic Dwelling Coalition (HEAL).

Open Streets will kick-off CycleMAYnia in Santa Barbara County. CycleMAYnia is a month-long celebration throughout Nationwide Bike Month. The celebration reaches hundreds of cyclists and group members all through Might, led by Santa Barbara County Affiliation of Governments (SBCAG) Visitors Options Division.

The Santa Ynez Valley Open Streets occasion is made attainable by the assist of the town of Buellton, Measure A Santa Barbara County’s Transportation Gross sales Tax Measure, and native sponsors Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, Cottage Well being, Go to Santa Ynez Valley, Buellton Chamber of Commerce, and Solvang Chamber of Commerce.

“We’re extremely excited to carry this occasion to the Santa Ynez Valley,” stated Valerie Kissell, CEO of Folks Serving to Folks and the fiscal sponsor for the HEAL Coalition.  “The town of Buellton has been extremely supportive and we stay up for the group popping out and supporting this inaugural occasion.”

“Enterprise organizations and group members can nonetheless sponsor the occasion or signal as much as carry a enjoyable exercise or contest.” Organizers anticipate greater than 2,000 individuals will attend the occasion.

The town will shut down an almost mile-long part from Damasa to State Route 246 to automobiles and open it up for pedestrians and bikers to take pleasure in. The occasion will embody avenue music, household friendly-physical health actions, and different wellness-themed actions hosted by native companies and organizations.

To enroll to sponsor, take part as a vendor, or be taught extra about Open Streets, go to www.syvopenstreets.com.

Open Streets occasions share a typical aim of selling group wellness by creating protected and short-term car-free areas on streets and roads. SBCAG’s Visitors Options Division has hosted or supported community-led occasions throughout the county, together with in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Lompoc, Guadalupe and Carpinteria.