Old Spanish Days – Fiesta

Santa Barbara, CA. July 31 - August 4, 2024

Friday Fiesta

July 2024

  • Jul 31 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.

  • Jul 31 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.


    Wednesday, July 31, 2024
    Thursday, August 1, 2024
    Friday, August 2, 2024
    Saturday, August 3, 2024

August 2024

  • Aug 01 Thu

    Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo

    For more information and schedule, go to sbfiestarodeo.org


    Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association events, including Bareback Riding, Tie down Roping, Steer Stopping, Mutton Bustin’, Saddle Bronc Riding, PRCA Team Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding. Bareback Riding, Tie down Roping, Steer Stopping, Mutton Bustin’, Saddle Bronc Riding, PRCA Team Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding.


    Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 4, 2024

  • Aug 01 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.

  • Aug 02 Fri

    Parade Reserved Seating

    OSD EVENTYESDANCEMUSIC


    While viewing El Desfile Historico is free to the public, Old Spanish Days provides a section of shaded seating along the mountain side of Cabrillo Boulevard. NEW LOCATION between Anacapa and Garden Streets in front of the Garden Street Parking Lot.


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  • Aug 02 Fri

    The Historical Parade (El Desfile Histórico)

    OSD EVENTFREEDANCEMUSIC


    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 02 Fri

    Flor y Canto

    OSD EVENTFREEDANCEMUSIC


    Flor Y Canto is Celebrating it's 20th year!


    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 2, 2024
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM