Fiesta, Santa Barbara Parade 2013

Old Spanish Days Fiesta – 2013 Guide

Santa Barbara Fiesta – July 31 – August 4, 2013

Main Events

Sunday, July 28, 2013 – Recepción Del Presidente

Join El Presidente Josiah Jenkins at his reception in the DoubleTree Resort’s Plaza del Sol. Enjoy a delicious meal, meet past presidents, experience wonderful performances by the 2013 Junior Spirit and Spirit of Fiesta, and then dance away the evening across from the ocean. 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. Tickets available at all Santa Barbara and Goleta Albertson’s, Old Spanish Days office and online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/422315

Thursday, August 1, 2013 – The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Challenger Tour – 7:45pm

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.

Fiesta, Santa Barbara Parade 2013

Friday, August 2, 2013 – El Desfile Histórico (Historical Parade) – 12:00 Noon

The Fiesta Historical Parade is 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.

Friday, August 2, 2013 – Las Noches de Ronda (“Nights of Gaiety”) – 8:00pm

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.

Friday, August 2, 2013 – Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo – 7:30pm

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.

Fiesta, Santa Barbara Parade 2013

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Kiwanis Fiesta Pancake Breakfast – 7am-12pm

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.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – 83rd Annual El Desfile De Los Niños (Children’s Parade) – 10am

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.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Santa Barbara Mariachi Festival – 5:30pm

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.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Las Noches de Ronda (“Nights of Gaiety”) – 8:00pm

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.

Fiesta, Santa Barbara Parade 2013

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo – 7:30pm

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 4, 2013 – Fiesta Stock Horse Show & Rodeo – 1:30pm

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 4, 2013 – West Coast Symphony 46th Annual Free Fiesta Concert – 3:30pm

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.


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