Pre-Fiesta Events

Saturday, April 12 2014 - Spirit of Fiesta Audition

Spirit of Fiesta Auditions; 1:00pm
OSD Event $$ Tix Info Santa Barbara High School Auditorium

imageCome support and enjoy the hard work of some of the most talented young dancers in Santa Barbara County as they compete to become the 2014 Spirit and Junior Spirit of Fiesta. Held at Santa Barbara High School Auditorium, 700 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Tickets are $25 each and include a reception immediately following the auditions.

 

Sunday, May 18 2014 - La Primavera

La Primavera; 5:00pm–10:00pm
OSD Event $$ Tix Info

Kick off the 2014 Fiesta Season right! Be there as El Presidente Dennis Rickard unveils the 2014 Fiesta poster & pin. Learn about the plans and events for this year’s Fiesta Celebration as you enjoy delectable food, a live band and dancing. All proceeds go to supporting free community events during the week of Fiesta.  Tickets are $100 in advance, and if available, $115 at the door.

 

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Fiesta Ranchera

Fiesta Ranchera; 5:00pm-10:00pm
OSD Event $$ Tix Info MAP

A festive evening of fun, food, music, and dancing co-hosted by the Goleta Valley Historical Societey. Stroll the beautiful historic gardens to sample food from local restaurants, with a bar and award winning local wineries also on-site. Enjoy performances by the 2014 Junior Spirit and Spirit of Fiesta. End the evening with dancing under the stars. Attendees are encouraged to dress in Fiesta or Ranch attire. Held at Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N Los Carneros Rd, Goleta, CA 93117. Ticket prices $45 in advance, and $60 at the door.. Check out a 30 sec Video Clip.

 

Saturday, May 10 & Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Costume Sale

Old Spanish Days Annual Costume Sale; 9:00am–12:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP

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. This event is free to the public. If you wish to sell items at the Costume Sale please contact us at (805) 962-8101. FREE

 

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - La Fiesta del Museo

La Fiesta del Museo- by SB Historical Museum; 5:00pm-10:00pm
Community Event $$

Dinner and dancing under the moonlight in an exquisite courtyard to the sensational sounds of Cuban Salsa band, Somos Son.  The enchanting evening features a live auction and boutique-style silent auction, fully hosted cocktails and fine wines, and performances by Timo Nunez, “America’s Number 1 Flamenco Dancer.”  For reservations contact Ms. Jeanne Buchanan at (805) 966-1601 x110.

 

Sunday, July 27 2014 - Recepción Del Presidente

Recepción del Presidente; 5:00pm–10:00pm
OSD Event $$ TIXS MAP

Join El Presidente Dennis Rickard at his reception in the DoubleTree Resort’s Plaza del Sol. Enjoy a delicious meal, meet past presidents, experience wonderful performances by the 2014 Junior Spirit and Spirit of Fiesta, and then dance away the evening across from the ocean to the music of The Roosters. Held at the DoubleTree Resort (Plaza del Sol), 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Ticket are $85 in advance and $100 at the door. Ticket sales locations TBA

 

Fiesta Events July 30 - August 3 2014

 

Wednesday, July 30th 2014

Santa Barbara Mission Docent Tours; 11:00am-4:00pm
Community Event $$

Come explore the Queen of the Missions during special docent led tours. Tours are Mon and Tues at 11:00am & 1:30pm; Wed, Thur, Fri at 11:00am, 1:30pm & 3:00pm. Saturday tours are at 10:30pm & 1:30pm. This beautiful landmark is located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For more information and pricing please contact the Santa Barbara Mission at (805) 682-4713.

 

Courthouse Fiesta Tours; 10:00am–3:00pm
Community Event FREE MAP

Guided tours (every half hour) of this beautiful Moorish-Spanish building. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. These tours are free. For more information please call (805) 962-6464 or visit the information desk located in the lobby near the main archway. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

El Mercado de la Guerra; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Stroll through a colorful Mexican market (across from City Hall) to feast on Spanish and Mexican-American foods, shop for crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy live entertainment all day and into the early evening. Mercado de la Guerra is located in De La Guerra Plaza, on the first block of East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 6, 11, 14, 22. MTD stop Anacapa & Carrillo. Also MTD lines 20, 21x & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop Anacapa and De la Guerra. Also the Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle stops at State and De la Guerra. & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: State and De la Guerra.

 

El Mercado Del Norte; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Come for the fun and the food, stay for the music and dancing. Check out our four distinct "neighborhoods" for all of the family: the food court where you can watch daily entertainment and enjoy Fiesta foods; the Fiesta Bazaar for souvenirs; Fiesta Carnival with rides and attractions for the kids; and the Crazy Horse Cantina for icy cold beer margaritas and live entertainment in the evening to get you out on the dance floor. Mercado Del Norte is located in Mackenzie Park at the corner of State Street and Las Positas Street in the San Roque area. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 3, and 11. MTD Stop: State and Las Positas.

 

Casa Cantina; 12:00 noon–12:00 midnight
Community Event $$ MAP

Celebrate Fiesta where it all began as Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presents the 11th annual Casa Cantina in the courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to relax, sip a cold drink, and celebrate at the home of Fiesta! Held at Casa de la Guerra, 15 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Entrance fee required, free admission for SBTHP members. For more information please call (805) 965-0093.

 

La Fiesta Pequeña; 8:00pm
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"The Little Fiesta" officially opens Old Spanish Days on the steps of Santa Barbara's historic Old Mission. This event features Fiesta's traditional songs and dances: tunes of the Californios, Flamenco, Spanish classical and Mexican folklórico dances. Food is available for purchase from local vendors. This event is held at the Old Mission Santa Barbara located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This event is free.
Blankets, chairs or any other items left to reserve seating at Fiesta Pequena will not be allowed until 9 AM on Wednesday, the morning before the show. Any items before this time will be removed and confiscated by the City Parks Department. Thank you for your compliance.
Catch MTD's line 22 and ride to the show. MTD Stop: Old Mission.

 

Thursday, July 31st 2014

Santa Barbara Mission Docent Tours; 11:00am-4:00pm
Community Event $$

Come explore the Queen of the Missions during special docent led tours. Tours are Mon and Tues at 11:00am & 1:30pm; Wed, Thur, Fri at 11:00am, 1:30pm & 3:00pm. Saturday tours are at 10:30pm & 1:30pm. This beautiful landmark is located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For more information and pricing please contact the Santa Barbara Mission at (805) 682-4713.

 

La Misa del Presidente; 10:00am
OSD Event FREE

La Misa del Presidente (the Mass of the President) at Old Mission Santa Barbara is free to the public of all faiths who are invited to attend in historic costume. This Roman Catholic Mass dates back to the first day of Fiesta in 1936. Today, this Catholic tradition continues on the second day of Fiesta followed by a festive reception in the Mission’s Sacred Garden. Fiesta attire is encouraged. This beautiful landmark is located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For more information please contact the Santa Barbara Mission at (805) 682-4713.

 

Courthouse Fiesta Tours; 10:00am–3:00pm
Community Event FREE MAP

Guided tours (every half hour) of this beautiful Moorish-Spanish building. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. These tours are free. For more information please call (805) 962-6464 or visit the information desk located in the lobby near the main archway. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

El Mercado de la Guerra; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Stroll through a colorful Mexican market (across from City Hall) to feast on Spanish and Mexican-American foods, shop for crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy live entertainment all day and into the early evening. Mercado de la Guerra is located in De La Guerra Plaza, on the first block of East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 6, 11, 14, 22. MTD stop Anacapa & Carrillo. Also MTD lines 20, 21x & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop Anacapa and De la Guerra. Also the Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle stops at State and De la Guerra. & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: State and De la Guerra.

 

El Mercado Del Norte; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Come for the fun and the food, stay for the music and dancing. Check out our four distinct "neighborhoods" for all of the family: the food court where you can watch daily entertainment and enjoy Fiesta foods; the Fiesta Bazaar for souvenirs; Fiesta Carnival with rides and attractions for the kids; and the Crazy Horse Cantina for icy cold beer margaritas and live entertainment in the evening to get you out on the dance floor. Mercado Del Norte is located in Mackenzie Park at the corner of State Street and Las Positas Street in the San Roque area. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 3, and 11. MTD Stop: State and Las Positas.

 

Casa Cantina; 12:00 noon–12:00 midnight
Community Event $$ MAP

Celebrate Fiesta where it all began as Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presents the 11th annual Casa Cantina in the courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to relax, sip a cold drink, and celebrate at the home of Fiesta! Held at Casa de la Guerra, 15 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Entrance fee required, free admission for SBTHP members. For more information please call (805) 965-0093.

 

Celebración de los Dignatarios; 5:00pm–10:00pm
OSD Event $$ TIXS MAP

Enjoy delicious appetizers and delectable wines presented by local restaurants and wineries while you take pleasure in the zoo’s lush gardens and majestic views. An opportunity to meet local dignitaries and say hello to a few of the zoo animals. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, Soul City Survivors will keeping you out on the floor all evening! Held at the Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Tickets are $85 in advance and $100 at the door. Park at the DoubleTree Resort and catch the Dignatarios shuttle in the parking lot. Or, ride MTD's Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle. MTD Stop: At the Zoo entrance.

 

Las Noches de Ronda (“Nights of Gaiety”); 8:00pm
OSD Events FREE MAP MUSIC

A splendid variety show of music, singing, fiery Flamenco from Spain, and vivid Folklórico dances from many regions of Mexico. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo (Competencia de los Vaqueros); 8:00am
OSD Event FREE MAP

Fiesta Tri-County Stock Horse show brings in riders from the tri-counties to compete in the Alisal Ranch Horse Class, Fiesta Ranch Horse Class, Old Timers Team Roping and Steer Stopping. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For tickets and information visit the official Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo website, call (805) 688-5093, or visit the Showground’s box office during Fiesta.

 

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Challenger Tour; 7:45pm
OSD Event $$ TIXS MAP

The toughest sport on earth returns with the nation’s top riders competing in this fast growing sport. The action is so close, you’ll feel the sweat and dirt! Ticket prices TBA. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Tickets available by calling (805) 688-5093 or call Jedlicka’s at (805) 687-0747. For more information visit www.sbfiestarodeo.com.

 

Friday, August 1st 2014

Santa Barbara Mission Docent Tours; 11:00am-4:00pm
Community Event $$

Come explore the Queen of the Missions during special docent led tours. Tours are Mon and Tues at 11:00am & 1:30pm; Wed, Thur, Fri at 11:00am, 1:30pm & 3:00pm. Saturday tours are at 10:30pm & 1:30pm. This beautiful landmark is located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For more information and pricing please contact the Santa Barbara Mission at (805) 682-4713.

 

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo (Competencia de los Vaqueros); 7:00am & 12:00noon
OSD Events FREE MAP

Junior Tri-Counties riders compete in Breakaway Roping, Tie-down Roping, Team Roping and Barrel Racing. Riders compete in the Non-Pro Stock Horse Class and Buckaroo Class plus eliminations for the Open Stock Horse and Hackamore Classes. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For tickets and information please visit http://www.sbfiestarodeo.com , call (805) 688-5093, or visit the Showground’s box office during Fiesta.

 

Courthouse Fiesta Tours; 10:00am–3:00pm
Community Event FREE MAP

Guided tours (every half hour) of this beautiful Moorish-Spanish building. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. These tours are free. For more information please call (805) 962-6464 or visit the information desk located in the lobby near the main archway. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

El Mercado de la Guerra; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Stroll through a colorful Mexican market (across from City Hall) to feast on Spanish and Mexican-American foods, shop for crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy live entertainment all day and into the early evening. Mercado de la Guerra is located in De La Guerra Plaza, on the first block of East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 6, 11, 14, 22. MTD stop Anacapa & Carrillo. Also MTD lines 20, 21x & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop Anacapa and De la Guerra. Also the Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle stops at State and De la Guerra. & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: State and De la Guerra.

 

El Mercado Del Norte; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Come for the fun and the food, stay for the music and dancing. Check out our four distinct "neighborhoods" for all of the family: the food court where you can watch daily entertainment and enjoy Fiesta foods; the Fiesta Bazaar for souvenirs; Fiesta Carnival with rides and attractions for the kids; and the Crazy Horse Cantina for icy cold beer margaritas and live entertainment in the evening to get you out on the dance floor. Mercado Del Norte is located in Mackenzie Park at the corner of State Street and Las Positas Street in the San Roque area. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 3, and 11. MTD Stop: State and Las Positas.

 

Casa Cantina; 12:00 noon–12:00 midnight
Community Event $$ MAP

Celebrate Fiesta where it all began as Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presents the 11th annual Casa Cantina in the courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to relax, sip a cold drink, and celebrate at the home of Fiesta! Held at Casa de la Guerra, 15 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Entrance fee required, free admission for SBTHP members. For more information please call (805) 965-0093.

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado; 11:00am-9:00pm
Community Event FREE

Enjoy one of the best traditions of Fiesta. Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado serves up a wide array of authentic Mexican cuisine and entertainment.  Visit a local secret at 227 North Nopal Street and experience homemade goodness for the whole family.

 

El Desfile Histórico (Historical Parade); 12:00 noon
OSD Event FREE TIXS MAP

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Fiesta Historical Parade, one of the largest equestrian parades in the United States. The parade starts at the west end of Cabrillo Boulevard, proceeds east along the beach, to State Street, then up State Street to Sola Street. Viewing the Parade is free but there are shaded Reserved Seats available for purchase. Visit Fiesta Ticket Information to purchase Reserved Seats. Catch MTD line 5 or the Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle to the Seating, or lines 2,3,6,11,14,20,21x,22 & the Crosstown Shuttle to Downtown. Stop at Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

Flor y Canto; 7:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP

Here is a rare opportunity to see the original Spanish California dances & songs of the 19th century. Interwoven with historic narration, the musical numbers are accompanied on replica acoustic instruments. These unique songs & dances are performed by local residents in authentic costumes much as they would have been 150 years ago. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the show. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free.

 

Las Noches de Ronda (“Nights of Gaiety”); 8:00pm
OSD Events FREE MAP MUSIC

A splendid variety show of music, singing, fiery Flamenco from Spain, and vivid Folklórico dances from many regions of Mexico. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo ; 7:30pm
OSD Event $$ MAP

Riders compete in Bareback Riding, Tie-down Roping, Steer Stopping, Mutton Bustin’ and Saddle Bronco Riding, plus PRCA Team Roping, Barrel-Racing and Bull Riding. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For tickets and information please visit http://www.sbfiestarodeo.com , call (805) 688-5093, or visit the Showground’s box office during Fiesta.

 

Saturday, August 2nd 2014

Santa Barbara Mission Docent Tours; 11:00am-4:00pm
Community Event $$

Come explore the Queen of the Missions during special docent led tours. Tours are Mon and Tues at 11:00am & 1:30pm; Wed, Thur, Fri at 11:00am, 1:30pm & 3:00pm. Saturday tours are at 10:30pm & 1:30pm. This beautiful landmark is located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For more information and pricing please contact the Santa Barbara Mission at (805) 682-4713.

 

Kiwanis Fiesta Pancake Breakfast *; 7:00am-12:00pm
Community Event $$

The Kiwanis club will be hosting the 62nd Annual Fiesta Pancake Breakfast this year. Over 4,000 guests are served at this event and all proceeds go directly to support activities that benefit children in south Santa Barbara County. It is a great opportunity for the community to get involved. Held in Alameda Park, 1400 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. For tickets call (805) 896-9083.

 

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo (Competencia de los Vaqueros); 7:00am & 12:00noon
OSD Events FREE MAP

Junior Tri-Counties riders compete in Breakaway Roping, Tie-down Roping, Team Roping and Barrel Racing. Riders compete in the Non-Pro Stock Horse Class and Buckaroo Class plus eliminations for the Open Stock Horse and Hackamore Classes. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For tickets and information please visit http://www.sbfiestarodeo.com , call (805) 688-5093, or visit the Showground’s box office during Fiesta.

 

83rd Annual El Desfile De Los Niños (Children's Parade); 10:00am
Community Event FREE MAP

The charming Children's Parade is organized by the City Parks and Recreation Department. Young people of Santa Barbara, their parents, and other parade participants don traditional costumes and celebrate the rich culture of the area. Parade proceeds down State Street, from Victoria Street to Ortega Street. Viewing the parade is free. To participate in the parade please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (805) 564-5418 for information and an application. Ice cream for Parade participants is sponsored by MarBorg Industries.

 

Courthouse Fiesta Tours; 10:00am–3:00pm
Community Event FREE MAP

Guided tours (every half hour) of this beautiful Moorish-Spanish building. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. These tours are free. For more information please call (805) 962-6464 or visit the information desk located in the lobby near the main archway. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

Fiesta Arts & Crafts Show; Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP

A statewide gathering of artisans and crafts people displaying a wide variety of paintings, carvings, pottery, and other handcrafted wares. Held on Cabrillo Boulevard, west of Stearns Wharf. This event is free.

 

El Mercado de la Guerra; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Stroll through a colorful Mexican market (across from City Hall) to feast on Spanish and Mexican-American foods, shop for crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy live entertainment all day and into the early evening. Mercado de la Guerra is located in De La Guerra Plaza, on the first block of East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 6, 11, 14, 22. MTD stop Anacapa & Carrillo. Also MTD lines 20, 21x & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop Anacapa and De la Guerra. Also the Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle stops at State and De la Guerra. & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: State and De la Guerra.

 

El Mercado Del Norte; 11:00am–11:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP MUSIC

Come for the fun and the food, stay for the music and dancing. Check out our four distinct "neighborhoods" for all of the family: the food court where you can watch daily entertainment and enjoy Fiesta foods; the Fiesta Bazaar for souvenirs; Fiesta Carnival with rides and attractions for the kids; and the Crazy Horse Cantina for icy cold beer margaritas and live entertainment in the evening to get you out on the dance floor. Mercado Del Norte is located in Mackenzie Park at the corner of State Street and Las Positas Street in the San Roque area. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 3, and 11. MTD Stop: State and Las Positas.

 

Casa Cantina; 12:00 noon–12:00 midnight
Community Event $$ MAP

Celebrate Fiesta where it all began as Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presents the 11th annual Casa Cantina in the courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to relax, sip a cold drink, and celebrate at the home of Fiesta! Held at Casa de la Guerra, 15 East De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Entrance fee required, free admission for SBTHP members. For more information please call (805) 965-0093.

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado; 11:00am-9:00pm
Community Event FREE

Enjoy one of the best traditions of Fiesta. Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado serves up a wide array of authentic Mexican cuisine and entertainment.  Visit a local secret at 227 North Nopal Street and experience homemade goodness for the whole family.

 

Tardes de Ronda; 1:00pm–5:00pm
OSD Event FREE

Children's Variety Show - with colorful costumes, children from the Santa Barbara area demonstrate their talents & multi-cultural heritage. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free.

 

Santa Barbara Mariachi Festival; 5:30pm
Community Event $$

Enjoy an afternoon of amazing music by several mariachi bands and singers. Held at the Historic Santa Barbara Bowl, 1122 North Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. For tickets or more information please contact the Santa Barbara Bowl - www.sbbowl.com or (805) 962-7411.

 

Las Noches de Ronda (“Nights of Gaiety”); 8:00pm
OSD Events FREE MAP MUSIC

A splendid variety show of music, singing, fiery Flamenco from Spain, and vivid Folklórico dances from many regions of Mexico. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo ; 7:30pm
OSD Event $$ MAP

Riders compete in Bareback Riding, Tie-down Roping, Steer Stopping, Mutton Bustin’ and Saddle Bronco Riding, plus PRCA Team Roping, Barrel-Racing and Bull Riding. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For tickets and information please visit http://www.sbfiestarodeo.com , call (805) 688-5093, or visit the Showground’s box office during Fiesta.

 

Sunday, August 3rd 2014

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo (Competencia de los Vaqueros); 7:00am & 12:00noon
OSD Events FREE MAP

Junior Tri-Counties riders compete in Breakaway Roping, Tie-down Roping, Team Roping and Barrel Racing. Riders compete in the Non-Pro Stock Horse Class and Buckaroo Class plus eliminations for the Open Stock Horse and Hackamore Classes. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For tickets and information please visit http://www.sbfiestarodeo.com , call (805) 688-5093, or visit the Showground’s box office during Fiesta.

 

Courthouse Fiesta Tours; 10:00am–3:00pm
Community Event FREE MAP

Guided tours (every half hour) of this beautiful Moorish-Spanish building. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. These tours are free. For more information please call (805) 962-6464 or visit the information desk located in the lobby near the main archway. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.

 

Fiesta Arts & Crafts Show; Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
OSD Event FREE MAP

A statewide gathering of artisans and crafts people displaying a wide variety of paintings, carvings, pottery, and other handcrafted wares. Held on Cabrillo Boulevard, west of Stearns Wharf. This event is free.

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado; 11:00am-9:00pm
Community Event FREE

Enjoy one of the best traditions of Fiesta. Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado serves up a wide array of authentic Mexican cuisine and entertainment.  Visit a local secret at 227 North Nopal Street and experience homemade goodness for the whole family.

 

Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo (Competencia de los Vaqueros); Final Event, 1:30pm
OSD Event $$ MAP

Riders compete in Bareback Riding, Tie-down Roping, Steer Stopping, Team Penning, Mutton Bustin' and Saddle Bronco Riding, plus PRCA Team Roping, Barrel-Racing and Bull Riding. This event is held at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. For more information and tickets please visit http://www.sbfiestarodeo.com , call (805) 588-5093 or visit the Showground's box office during Fiesta.

 

West Coast Symphony 46th Annual Free Fiesta Concert; 3:30pm
Community Event FREE

Bring the family, snacks, and lawn chairs for an afternoon of beautiful music conducted by Christopher Story VI. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This event is free. Catch MTD's lines 2, 3, 6, 11, 14, 20, 21x, 22 & the Crosstown Shuttle. MTD Stop: Anacapa and Anapamu.