Thursday Fiesta

August 2023

  • Aug 02 Wed

    Courthouse Fiesta Tours/ Wednesday-Sunday

    Santa Barbara County Courthouse Fiesta Tours

    COMMUNITY EVENTFREE


    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

    OSD EVENTFREEFOODDANCEMUSIC


    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 03 Thu

    La Misa del Presidente/ 10am / Thursday

    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 03 Thu

    El Mercado de la Playa/ Thursday-Sunday

    OSD EVENTFREEFOODDANCEMUSIC


    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

    OSD EVENTYESFOODDANCEMUSIC


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

  • Aug 03 Thu

    Las Noches de Ronda/ 8pm/ Thursday-Saturday

    Las Noches de Ronda

    OSD EVENTFREEDANCEMUSIC



    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.