Old Spanish Days 2021 Fiesta in Santa Barbara

Old Spanish Days returns to Santa Barbara in 2021! Old Spanish Days 2021 is a five day Fiesta packed with fun events for guests of all ages–it’s the perfect summer event. Read on and discover what you can experience at this year’s Fiesta!

What is the Old Spanish Days Fiesta?

Old Spanish Days is an annual festival dedicated to “honoring and preserving Santa Barbara’s history, spirit, culture, heritage and traditions.” For almost 100 years, this festival has celebrated Santa Barbara’s rich cultural history, and Old Spanish Days 2021 is no different. Here, you can experience music, parades, dancing, rodeos, food & drink, and more! As one of our most popular festivals, both visitors and locals alike flock to the Fiesta for five days of fun.

When is Old Spanish Days 2021?

This year, the festival runs from August 4th – August 8th.

What can I do at the Fiesta?

Old Spanish Days 2021 has a schedule packed with fun events for all ages! From August 4-7, you can explore a colorful Mexican market across the street from City Hall. At the market, you can enjoy delicious foods, listen to live music, and shop for souvenirs. Another event, the Fiesta Stock Horse Show, features barrel racing, roping, and other rodeo events.

You can view the full schedule of events here.

Visiting Santa Barbara this summer?

Check out our top 10 Santa Barbara activities! Our city thrives in the summer, with plenty of dining options, beautiful beaches, and more. And while you’re here, stay close to all the fun at Marina Beach Motel, just half a block from the beach.

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