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June 2023

  • Jun 15 Thu

    Fiesta Ranchera

    Join us for a festive evening at the beautiful Rancho La Patera gardens to sample appetizers, wine, and beer from local restaurants, wineries, and breweries. This is an All-Inclusive event! 

    June 15, 2023

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July 2023

August 2023

  • Aug 02 Wed

    Courthouse Fiesta Tours/ Wednesday-Sunday

    Santa Barbara County Courthouse Fiesta Tours


    Free one-hour docent-guided tours of this beautiful Spanish-Moorish Historic Landmark take place every hour between 10: 30 am and 3:30 pm Wednesday through Sunday. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.

  • Aug 02 Wed

    El Mercado De La Guerra/ 11am to 10pm/ Wednesday-Saturday


    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 02 Wed

    La Fiesta Pequeña


    La Fiesta Pequeña, “Little Fiesta”, is a colorful, historical program which includes traditional songs and dance from Californios Spirit. This event is free to the public.

    Wednesday, August 2, 2023
    Old Mission Santa Barbara
    8 PM - 10 PM

  • Aug 03 Thu

    La Misa del Presidente/ 10am / Thursday


    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 03 Thu

    El Mercado de la Playa/ Thursday-Sunday


    El Mercado de la Playa (Formerly Mercado del Norte) 
    Open Thursday-Saturday 12pm -10pm and Sunday 11am to 6pm
    La Playa Stadium parking lot at City College

  • Aug 03 Thu

    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios)/ 5–10pm/ Thursday, August 4, 2022

    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios)/ 5–10pm


    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios)
    Thursday, August 3, 2023

  • Aug 03 Thu

    Las Noches de Ronda/ 8pm/ Thursday-Saturday

    Las Noches de Ronda


    Las Noches de Ronda, “Nights of Gaiety,” is held in the famous Sunken Gardens of the beautiful Santa Barbara County Courthouse. The evening performances feature spectacular dances and songs from the fire of flamenco to the charm of Mexican folklórico dances.

  • Aug 04 Fri

    The Historical Parade (El Desfile Histórico)


    One of the largest equestrian parades in the country, the Fiesta Historical Parade is unique to Santa Barbara and features floats depicting episodes from the history of the state and city. Descendants of local Native Americans, Spanish Pioneers, the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West, and local service clubs and organizations all reenact historical scenes.

    Along Cabrillo Boulevard from Castillo Street to Calle Puerto Vallarta (Santa Barbara Chromatic Gate) 

  • Aug 04 Fri

    Flor y Canto


    Here is a rare opportunity to see the original Spanish California dances & songs of the 19th century. Interwoven with historic narration, the musical numbers are accompanied on replica acoustic instruments.

    Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens
    Friday, August 4, 2023
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Aug 05 Sat

    Fiesta Arts & Crafts Show/ Sat 9am–6pm; Sun 9am–5pm

    Fiesta Arts & Crafts Show/ Sat 10am–6 pm; Sun 10am–5pm


    Stroll along the beautiful beachfront Cabrillo Boulevard just West of Stearns Wharf and browse for handmade treasures created by local artisans. The Arts and Crafts show is an all-day event on both Saturday and Sunday of Fiesta week.

  • Aug 05 Sat

    El Desfile de los Niños (Children's Parade)

    Cabrillo Blvd, Garden Street to Calle Cesar Chavez
    10:00 AM

    The charming Children's Parade is organized by the City Parks and Recreation Department. Young people of Santa Barbara, their parents, and other parade participants don traditional costumes and celebrate the rich culture of the area.

  • Aug 05 Sat
  • Aug 05 Sat

    Courthouse Legacy Foundation Fiesta Party / 6:30-9:30pm/ Saturday

    Courthouse Legacy Foundation’s Las Noches de Ronda/ 6:30pm-9:30pm


    View Las Noches festivities from the Courthouse's 2nd Floor Loggia and Mural Room. You can also take in the breathtaking, sweeping city views from the Clock Tower. This is an exclusive annual fundraiser for the Courthouse Legacy Foundation.  Fiesta attire is strongly encouraged. No tickets sold at door. Must be 21 to attend.

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