Events

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Saturday, May 15, 2021
5 pm La Primavera – The Carriage and Western Art Museum – 2021 Poster and Pin Unveil

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

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.

For additional details, please visit sbfiesta.org

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

August 2021

  • Aug 01 Sun

    La Recepción del Presidente

    La Recepción del Presidente – The Carriage and Western Art Museum
    Sunday, August 1, 2021
    5:00 PM

  • Aug 04 Wed

    CANCELED: El Mercado de la Guerra

    Stroll through a colorful Mexican market (across from City Hall) to feast on Spanish and Mexican-American foods, shop for crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy live entertainment all day and into the early evening.


    Aug 4-7
    11am - 10pm


  • Aug 04 Wed

    La Fiesta Pequeña

    Fiesta Pequeña Live from Old Mission Santa Barbara. This event is free to the public. Please watch from home if you are not feeling well. 

    Wednesday, August 4, 2021
    6:30 PM


    KEYT live Telecast on channel 1013: 7:00 PM

  • Aug 05 Thu

    La Misa del Presidente/ 10am/ Thursday

    La Misa del Presidente/ 10am

    OSD EVENTFREE


    This Roman Catholic Mass dates back to the first day of Fiesta in 1936 and today is followed by a festive reception in the Mission’s Sacred Garden.

  • Aug 05 Thu

    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios)

    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios) – Santa Barbara Zoo
    Thursday, August 5, 2021
    Time 5:00pm-10:00pm
    Tickets $250 (Proceeds benefit the SB Zoo and Fiesta)

  • Aug 05 Thu

    Noches de Ronda

    Noches de Ronda
    Santa Barbara Courthouse
    August 5 - August 7, 2021
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Aug 06 Fri

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show - Friday

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show – Earl Warren Show Grounds
    Friday, August 6
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    For more information and to apply, visit www.sbfiestarodeo.org


    Friday August 6, 2021 9:00 AM Dome arena
    • Fiesta Ranch Horse Class
    • Alisal Ranch Horse Class
    • Open Stock Horse Class
    • Hackamore Class
    • Non-Pro Stock Horse Class
    • Buckaroo Class Non-Pro Limited
    • Open Ranch Class (2 Person)


    Friday August 6, 2021 5:00 PM Dome arena
    • Barrel Racing (7 & Under Unassisted)
    • Barrell Racing (8-12)
    • Barrel Racing (13-17)


    Friday August 6, 2021 2:00 PM Mountain View Arena
    • Pole Bending (7 & Under Unassisted)
    • Pole Bending (8-12)
    • Pole Bending (13-17)
    • Single Stake (7 & Under Unassisted)
    • Single Stake (8-12)
    • Keyhole (13-17)
    • Keyhole (8-12)
    • Keyhole (7 & Under Unassisted)
    • Ribbon Jerking (7 & Under Unassisted/Off Horse)
    • Dummy Roping (7 & Under)
    • Dummy Roping (8-12)

  • Aug 06 Fri

    Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade

    Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade
    Channel 1013
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

  • Aug 06 Fri

    Horsemen’s Rendezvous

    Horsemen’s Rendezvous – The Carriage and Western Art Museum
    4:00 PM

  • Aug 06 Fri

    Flor y Canto

    Flor y Canto
    Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens
    Friday, August 6, 2021
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Aug 07 Sat

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show - Saturday

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show – Earl Warren Show Grounds
    Saturday, August 7
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    For more information and to apply, visit www.sbfiestarodeo.org


    Saturday August 7, 2021 8:00 AM Dome Arena
    • Chuck Doss Memorial Old Timers Team Roping
    • Old Timers Steer Stopping
    • Tri-County steer Stopping
    • #8 Team Roping
    • #5 Earl Souza Memorial Roping
    • Tri-County Tie-Down Roping
    • Tri-County Ladies Breakaway Roping


    Saturday August 7, 2021 1:00 PM Dome Arena
    • Junior/Senior Team Roping
    • Junior Team Roping (13-17)
    • Junior/Senior Team Roping (12 & Under)
    • Breakaway Roping (13-17 Girls)
    • Breakaway Roping (12 & Under, Boys & Girls) • Tie-Down Roping (13-17 Boys)
    • Girls Goat Tying (13-17)
    • Girls & Boys Goat Tying (12 & Under)


    Saturday August 7, 2021 8:00 AM Mountain View Arena
    • Ranch Horse Confirmation
    • Cowboy Ranch Trail (Pattern Class)
    • Cowboy Ranch Riding (Rail Class)

  • Aug 07 Sat

    Fiesta Arts and Crafts Show

    Fiesta Arts and Crafts Show – West Beach
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Aug 07 Sat

    Tardes de Ronda/ 1–5pm/ Saturday

    Tardes de Ronda/ 1–5pm

    OSD EVENTFREEDANCEMUSIC


    Held in the historical Sunken Gardens on Saturday afternoon, the always highly attended “Afternoon of Gaiety” features the talents of performers under the age of sixteen.

  • Aug 07 Sat

    Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade

    Documentary: El Desfile Histórico – the Historic Parade
    Channel 1013
    7:00 PM - 7:30 PM 

  • Aug 08 Sun

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show - Sunday

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show – Earl Warren Show Grounds
    Sunday, August 8
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    For more information and to apply, visit www.sbfiestarodeo.org


    Sunday August 8, 2021 9:00 AM Dome Arena
    • Team Penning
    • Team Sorting


    Sunday August 8, 2021 8:00 AM Mountain View Arena
    • Reining Classes
    • Cowboy Ranch Riding (Pattern Class)

  • Aug 08 Sun

    Fiesta Arts and Crafts Show

    Fiesta Arts and Crafts Show – Cabrillo Boulevard, West Beach
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM