Pre Fiesta Events

April 2020

May 2020

  • May 16 Sat

    La Primavera/ 5-10pm/ Postponed -- Date TBD

    La Primavera Old Spanish Days


    Join El Presidente Erik Davis and the Old Spanish Days Board to kick off the upcoming 96th Annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta. Celebrate at the Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara with an all-inclusive evening of amazing food, drinks and entertainment.

June 2020

  • Jun 18 Thu

    Fiesta Ranchera/ 5-10pm/Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Fiesta Ranchera


    This event is held at the historical Rancho la Patera Gardens for an evening of fabulous food from local restaurants. The evening also includes performances from the 2019 Spirit and Junior Spirit and Fiesta, live entertainment, and ending the evening with dancing among the gardens to Area 51.

July 2020

August 2020

  • Aug 02 Sun

    La Recepción del Presidente/ 5-10pm/ Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

    La Recepción del Presidente


    Every year, La Recepción del Presidente kicks off Fiesta week. A wonderful evening in the beautiful outdoor Plaza del Sol at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, this event brings together Fiesta history with the excitement of the Fiesta to come.