Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara - Fiesta

Proclamación Old Spanish Days 2019

The heart and soul of any community are the people who give back to make it a better place.  So many people in our city give of themselves to make Old Spanish Days Fiesta happen each year. It is this participation that I believe makes Fiesta the best of all of Santa Barbara’s amazing festivals, and it is why we are celebrating our 95th year. 

Every year thousands partake in our annual celebration by giving the gift of their time to volunteer….  Whether you work behind the scenes at an event, spread joy…

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Old Spanish Days Announces 2019 Fiesta Theme

Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara announced today that the official theme for the 95th annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta will be “Spirit of Community.” Each year, the Presidente of Fiesta chooses a theme that will set the tone for the coming year. 

La Presidenta Barbara Carroll, who has been a Fiesta volunteer since 1986 and has served on the board of directors since 2006, was inspired by the way the Santa Barbara community comes together to appreciate our shared history and culture…

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Fiesta 2019 dates:

  • July 31–August 4, 2019

Pre-Fiesta Events 2019

Fiesta Events July 31st - August 4th

Now in its 95th year, Fiesta's dates for 2019 are July 31st to August 4th.

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Learn how you and your organization can get involved and be part of this wonderful tradition.  More Info


Old Spanish Days seeks volunteers to assist with the many community events during Fiesta.  More Info


With you donation, you can help ensure that the Old Spanish Days tradition continue.  More Info