Articles From : Old Spanish Day

  • 2022 Fiesta Poster and Pin Unveiled

    2022 Poster and Pin Highlight La Primavera Celebration “Todos Juntos en Familia”

  • Lynn Kirst Selected to Portray Saint Barbara in 2022 Old Spanish Days Fiesta

    Reina del Mar Parlor No. 126 of Native Daughters of the Golden West has selected its member Lynn Kirst to portray Saint Barbara, the city’s patron saint, during this year’s Old Spanish Days Fiesta.

  • Spirit of Fiesta and Junior Spirit Announced for 2022 Old Spanish Days

    After a fierce audition, Old Spanish Days has named its Spirit of Fiesta and Junior Spirit dancers for 2022.

  • Fiesta Mercado is Cancelled Citing Safety Concerns

    Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara Puts Community Healthy and Safety First As Annual Mercado Looks to 2022; All Other Announced Fiesta Events Continue

  • 2021 Los Niños de La Flores

    Old Spanish Days shares a photo of this year's Los Niños de La Flores.

  • Mercado De La Guerra to Reopen for Fiesta This Year

    The popular four-day Old Spanish Days festival will include non-profit booths, food, dancing, and music at the historic De La Guerra Plaza.


    With the opening of California, Fiesta will be returning to Santa Barbara this summer with many of the traditional events that have made up Old Spanish Days for nearly 100 years.

  • 2021 Fiesta Poster and Pin Revealed

    Old Spanish Days has unveiled their 2021 Fiesta Poster and Pin during a kick-off La Primavera celebration.

  • Fiesta 2021 Unveiled

    2021 La Presidenta Stephanie Petlow revealed a full slate of Fiesta events for this coming year, sans parade and mercados, and announced the Fiesta 2021 theme “Honoring our Generations.”

  • A Virtual La Fiesta Pequeña

    La Fiesta Pequeña has been reimagined this year due to COVID-19 and a televised special is airing this weekend.

  • Reimagined Fiesta Caravan Parade Will Not Continue

    [Update]: Due to the advice from the County Public Health Department, the reimagined Fiesta caravan will not continue as planned.

  • Old Spanish Days Launch Online Auction to Benefit Fiesta

    Local artists including Grace Fisher, Chris Potter, and Richard Schloss share their talents for the first-ever online auction to benefit Old Spanish Days - Fiesta.

  • Father Larry Gosselin named Grand Marshal 
of Reimaged 2020 Fiesta Parade

    Organizers of Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara have announced that Father Larry Gosselin has been named the Grand Marshal of the Reimagined 2020 Fiesta Caravan Parade.

  • Operation Light up your Fiesta Spirit

    Organizers of Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara invite the community to light up their homes and businesses this Fiesta season to help keep the Fiesta Spirit Alive.

  • Old Spanish Days Announces Honorary Presidentes & Presidentas

    Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara has announced their honorary El Presidentes & La Presidentas for Fiesta 2020.