Pre-Fiesta Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Fiesta Ranchera 5–10pm

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This collaborative event with Goleta Valley Historical Society and Old Spanish Days is a party not to be missed! With strong support from the City of Goleta and local companies, this event is held at the historical Rancho la Patera Gardens for an evening of fabulous food from local restaurants. The evening also includes performances from the 2019 Spirit and Junior Spirit and Fiesta, live entertainment, and ending the evening with dancing among the gardens to Area 51.


Saturday, July 13,2019

Old Spanish Days Annual Costume Sale 9am - 1pm

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Don't miss out on this perfect opportunity to find your fiesta costumes! Held at the Carriage and Western Art Museum, 129 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 on July 13th, 2019 starting at 9 AM. This event is free to the public.


 


Sunday, July 28, 2019

La Recepción del Presidente 5–10 pm

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Every year, La Recepción del Presidente kicks off Fiesta week.  A wonderful evening in the beautiful outdoor Plaza del Sol at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, this event brings together Fiesta history with the excitement of the Fiesta to come.  Guests are warmly greeted by the official receiving line of La Presidenta Barbara Carroll and her family, as well as her Fiesta family including the Spirits, Saint Barbara and Vice Presidentes.

The evening includes guests in their finest Fiesta attire, a tasty Mexican buffet, entertainment by talented artists including the performances by the 2019 Spirit and Junior Spirit of Fiesta. As the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean, dance the night away under the stars. This evening will be one not to be missed!

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