Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara - Fiesta

Proclamación de la Presidenta 2018

“Celebrate Traditions” “Celebra Nuestras Tradiciones”

In searching for the inspiration for this year’s theme I spent a lot of time contemplating the special connection that Old Spanish Days Fiesta has with our community. The mission of Old Spanish Days is to celebrate and perpetuate the rich history of our beautiful city and its traditions; which born from necessity grew into a way of life which makes Santa Barbara distinctively unique among all of California’s coastal cities.

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Old Spanish Days Announces 2018 Fiesta Theme

La Presidenta Denise Sanford Makes It Official at SB Courthouse Sunken Garden

Surrounded by members of the extended Fiesta Family, 2018 Old Spanish Days La Presidenta Denise Sanford unveiled this year’s Fiesta theme – Celebrate Traditions – words that will set the tone for this summer’s celebrations.

“When I thought about selecting a theme for Fiesta I knew that I had to select something that wasn’t only unique…

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Save the Date Fiesta 2018

  • August 1-5, 2018

Pre-Fiesta Events 2018

Old Spanish Days News


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