Junior Spirits Fiesta History

The Spirit and Junior Spirit of Fiesta lead the annual parade in a traditional white dress and embody the gaiety and vitality of Santa Barbara’s annual summer festival. Junior Spirit of Fiesta has come to be 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