OSD Fiesta Videos

Here you will find a collection of videos from past events.  Visit our YouTube Channel for even more videos!

La Fiesta Pequeña 2022
As the August sun sets behind the “Queen of the Missions”, experience the Franciscans' hospitality as they welcome all to enjoy the official opening of Old Spanish Days Fiesta as they have since 1927. La Fiesta Pequeña.

El Desfile Historico 2022

2022 Spirit & Jr. Spirit of Fiesta Live Auditions
The pageantry of Old Spanish Days Fiesta was on full display on April 9, 2022, when 19 talented young dancers stepped onto the stage at the historic Lobero Theatre where Fiesta began in 1924. The community shared in the excitement of the day and watch the talented dancers perform.  Enjoy!

2022 La Misa del Presidente (The President's Mass)
Held each year on the second morning of Fiesta, the Saint Barbara Parish invites those of all faiths to enjoy High Mass in the main church of Old Mission Santa Barbara. La Misa celebrates both the long-standing relationship between the Old Mission and Old Spanish Days as well as the entire Fiesta community.

Fiesta Parade Special 2021
Old Spanish Days Historian, David Bolton, produced this wonderful parade documentary, El Desfile Histórico.

La Fiesta Pequeña 2021
As the August sun sets behind the “Queen of the Missions”, experience the Franciscans' hospitality as they welcome all to enjoy the official opening of Old Spanish Days Fiesta as they have since 1927. La Fiesta Pequeña.

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La Fiesta Pequeña 2020
Watch the full telecast of La Fiesta Pequeña 2020! Thank you to 
NewsChannel 3-12 for collaborating with us on this amazing show. It features a mix of historic, pre-recorded, and live performances.We hope you enjoy it! Viva la Fiesta!


The History of Fiesta
This wonderful segment of Old Spanish Days Fiesta History takes us through some of the wonderful parts of what makes our beloved festival so special, El Desfile Historico, the Presidentes, dancing at the Mission and at Noches de Ronda in the Courthouse gardens, the Spirit of Fiesta, and more!


Flor y Canto Live Performance
Flor y Canto 2019. This 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. These unique songs & dances are performed by local residents in authentic costumes much as they would have been 150 years ago. 


Las Noches de Ronda Live Performance
Las Noches de Ronda 2018, “Nights of Gaiety,” 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.
Over 200 performers entertain nightly and donate their time to this wonderful event.


Historic Footage of El Desfile Historico
El Desfile Historico (Historical Parade) 1924 & 1926. What wonderful scenes of old Santa Barbara and this wonderful tradition we hold so dear. Thank you Santa Barbara Historical Museum for this amazing video!