Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara - Fiesta

2021 Fiesta Poster and Pin Unveiled

Posted May 17, 2021
2021 Fiesta Poster and Pin Unveiled

As they have for 97 years, and with emotion, fanfare and excitement, the 2021 Fiesta Poster and Pin have been unveiled to the community.

La Presidenta Stephanie Petlow had the distinguished honor in front of family, friends and members of the community at the Fiesta kick-off La Primavera celebration at The Carriage and Western Art Museum. It was a special moment for Ms. Petlow who designed the poster and pin using family, youth and history.

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Fiesta 2021 Unveiled

Posted May 13, 2021
Fiesta 2021 Unveiled

SANTA BARBARA, CA - With historic parade carriages forming a picturesque backdrop, and flanked by members of the extended Old Spanish Days family, 2021 La Presidenta Stephanie Petlow revealed a full slate of Fiesta events for this coming year, sans parade and mercados, and announced the Fiesta 2021 theme “Honoring our Generations.”

Fiesta Pequeña, Noches de Ronda, Arts and Crafts Show, Rodeo, and a handful of traditional parties will be all part of Fiesta 2021, and all of the planning that has taken place includes the most current guidelines and protocols. Attendance and event size will be smaller to assure community safety, but Fiesta is returning.

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Fiesta News


June, 2021
Fiesta Ranchera - Goleta


July, 2021
Costume Sale

Sunday, August 1, 2021
5 pm La Fiesta del Presidente – The Carriage and Western Art Museum

Fiesta Week
Los Niños de la Flores


August, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
7 pm Fiesta Pequeña Live from TV Hill, KEYT Channel 3


Thursday, August 5, 2021
Los Dignitarios – Santa Barbara Zoo, time TBD


Friday, August 6, 2021
9-5 pm Rodeo – Earl Warren Show Grounds

12-12:30 pm Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade, Channel 1013

4 pm Horsemen’s Rendezvous – The Carriage and Western Art Museum

8-9:30 pm Noches de Ronda


Saturday, August 7, 2021

9-5 pm Rodeo – Earl Warren Show Grounds

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

7-7:30 pm Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade, Channel 1013

8-9:30 pm Noches de Ronda


Sunday, August 8, 2021

9-5 pm Rodeo – Earl Warren Show Grounds

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


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 2020 poster from our online store. 

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