Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara - Fiesta

Fiesta Pequena has been closed to live audience

Posted Aug 04, 2021

We are sorry to inform you that this event is now closed to the public due to concern for the health of our community members.

Please avoid ALL grass areas on the Mission property and the Rose Garden!

Any blankets and chairs that are set up early will be removed and stacked for pick up.

If you would like to watch the live stream, please visit our YouTube page.

Stay safe and healthy Santa Barbara!

Viva la Fiesta!

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2021 Fiesta Returns in a Big Way

Posted Jun 16, 2021
2021 Fiesta Returns in a Big Way

SANTA BARBARA, CA - With the opening of California and the lifting of many restrictions, Fiesta will be returning to Santa Barbara this summer with many of the traditional events that have made up Old Spanish Days for nearly 100 years.

Some of the highlights for this year’s Fiesta announced by officials during a Tuesday media conference on the steps of Old Mission Santa Barbara:

Fiesta Pequeña will return to the steps of the historic Old Mission Santa Barbara on Wednesday, August 4.

Noches de Ronda will return to the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Garden Thursday, August 5-Saturday, August 7. Tardes de Ronda will be held that Saturday afternoon.

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2021 Old Spanish Days: Upcoming Fiesta Events

August 2021

Saturday, August 7, 2021

9-5 pm Fiesta Stock Horse Show – Earl Warren Show Grounds

10-6 pm Fiesta Arts and Crafts Show – West Beach

10:00 am La Fiesta Pequeña 2021 - KEYT ABC, Channel 3/1003
7:00 pm La Fiesta Pequeña 2021 - KEYT ABC, Channel 3/1003
Tardes de Ronda - CANCELED

7:00 pm Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade, Channel 13/1013

Noches de Ronda - CANCELED


Sunday, August 8, 2021

9-5 pm Fiesta Stock Horse Show – Earl Warren Show Grounds

10-5 pm Fiesta Arts and Crafts Show – Cabrillo Boulevard, West Beach

10:00 am La Fiesta Pequeña 2021 --  KKFX FOX 11 at 1 
7:00 pm Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade, Channel 13/1013

A Special Thank You to our Old Spanish Days Fiesta 2021 Sponsors:

Albertsons, American Riviera Bank, Bartlett, Pringle and Wolf, LLP, Community West Bank, EdHat, FLIR, Home Improvement Center, Jordanos, KEYT, Montecito Bank and Trust, Noozhawk, Santa Barbara County Bowl Foundation, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara News-Press, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, The VoiceSB, TourSpain, Union Bank.

Please consider supporting Old Spanish Days by purchasing items like the 2021 poster from our online store. 

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