Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara - Fiesta

La Presidenta’s Thank You

I would like to sincerely thank all that participated in our 95th year and enjoyed Fiesta 2019. We had a wonderful year, with terrific events all summer long.

I started my year with a proclamation describing how Fiesta represents the “Spirit of Community.” As happens every year, thousands again participated in our events as volunteers, performers, equestrians and spectators. Our community came alive with volunteers working hard and celebrating with good food, songs and dance. It truly was a festival that celebrated…

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2019 Poster and Pin Unveiled

During a sold-out Fiesta kick-off event, 2019 La Presidenta Barbara Carroll unveiled this year’s official Fiesta poster and pin. 

The poster is an original graphic design by local Santa Barbara artist Victor Sigismondi, and features a classic parade scene in bright vivid colors. It showcases the children, dancers and horses in the parade in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. 

“I wanted to capture the essence of the parade in my poster, as the parade is my…

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