Junior Spirit of Fiesta History

The Junior Spirit of Fiesta leads the annual Children's parade in a traditional white dress and embodies the gaiety and vitality of Santa Barbara’s annual summer festival. The Junior Spirit of Fiesta, along with the Spirit of Fiesta has become the visual representation of Fiesta, a goodwill ambassador to local residents and visitors alike.

  • 1965 Jeannine Lopez
  • 1967 Dawn Cheryl Brown
  • 1969 Cathy Lynn Nelson
  • 1970 Cyndy Ballinger
  • 1971 Elizabeth Crespo
  • 1972 Veronica Barajas
  • 1973 Lili Anderson
  • 1974 Janelle Sanchez
  • 1976 Jeannine Robles Wright
  • 1977 Jo Ellen Gomez
  • 1978 Sharon Elizalde
  • 1979 Sandra Martinez
  • 1980 Elizabeth Pettit
  • 1981 Jeanine Robles
  • 1982 Rachel Pickett
  • 1984 Leticia Garcia
  • 1985 Jennifer Ann Monge
  • 1986 Felice Valenzuela
  • 1987 Ivett Cuevas
  • 1988 Michelle Restivo
  • 1989 Brandy Vior
  • 1990 Sonrisa Campos-Chew
  • 1991 Cielo Rios
  • 1992 Marisol Cabrera
  • 1993 Alanna Marie Accna
  • 1994 Beatrice Nunez-Bellamy
  • 1995 Melissa Ornelas
  • 1996 Amber Lopez
  • 1997 Jessica Haro
  • 1998 Ryan Zermeno
  • 1999 Asia McLaughlin
  • 2000 Michaela McLaughlin
  • 2001 Tessa Krieger-Carlisle
  • 2002 Celeste Medrano
  • 2003 Marissa Urzua
  • 2004 Natalia Perea
  • 2005 Alda Escárcega
  • 2006 Olivia Villalovos
  • 2007 Marissa Cordero
  • 2008 Ashley Almada
  • 2009 Talia Ortega Vestal
  • 2010 Tatum Ortega Vestal
  • 2011 Anais Crespo Peña
  • 2012 Sadee Broida
  • 2012 Jesalyn McCollum
  • 2013 Kailani Cordero
  • 2014 Natalie Mowers
  • 2015 Ysabella Yturralde
  • 2016 Sarah Naretto
  • 2017 Eve Flores
  • 2018 Georgey Taupin
  • 2019 Paloma Valenzuela
  • 2020 Alexandra Nocker
  • 2021 Savannah Hoover