Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara - Fiesta

The Reimagined Fiesta Caravan Parade will not go on as planned

Posted Aug 05, 2020

The Fiesta Spirit lives in the heart.

As we have done from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Old Spanish Days (OSD) continues to make decisions that are in the best interest of public health and safety.  To that end, we are not going to proceed with our small but spirited reimagined Fiesta caravan car parade that was scheduled for Friday, August 7.   

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Online Auction to Benefit Fiesta

Posted Jul 27, 2020
Online Auction to Benefit Fiesta

Local artists including Grace Fisher, Chris Potter and Richard Schloss bring hope and joy to first-ever online auction

SANTA BARBARA, CA – July 27, 2020 – Organizers of Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara invite the community to participate in their first-ever online auction. The auction is open through Sunday, August 9, 2020 and proceeds will benefit Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara, a 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to honoring and preserving Santa Barbara’s history, spirit, culture, heritage, and traditions.

The auction, open now at www.sbfiesta.org/auction, features 10 limited-edition 2020 Fiesta posters printed on metal. The 2020 Fiesta poster is an original graphic design by local Santa Barbara artist Andrew Leonard. The poster captures iconic scenes of Santa Barbara like the Santa Barbara Mission and the waterfront and prominently features a dancing couple.

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2020 Old Spanish Days: Upcoming Fiesta Events

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Old Spanish Days seeks volunteers to assist with the many community events during Fiesta.


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