¡Viva La Fiesta!
Fiesta is Santa Barbara’s summertime party. Join the celebration!
Wednesday, August 3–Sunday, August 7
La Fiesta Pequeña: Wednesday, August 3, 8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Live music and dancing on the steps of the Old Mission. Fiesta’s opening act!
El Mercado de la Guerra: Wednesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 6, 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
Eat, drink, and Fiesta! Outdoor party with music, song, and dance in De La Guerra Plaza. ¡Viva!
El Mercado del Norte: Wednesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 6, 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
El Mercado in Mackenzie Park at State St. and Las Positas. A little more family-friendly than the downtown celebration, complete with a carnival.
Las Noches de Ronda (“Nights of Gaiety”): Thursday–Saturday
A variety show of music, singing, fiery Flamenco from Spain, and vivid Folklórico dances from Mexico. Held at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa Street.