July 31: Old Spanish Days

Residents of Santa Barbara, California eagerly look forward to the annual Old Spanish Days fiesta, which has been celebrating Spanish culture for 89 years now. This year, the fiesta is slated to take place on July 31 through August 4th, and it promises to be plenty of fun for the whole family!

You won’t want to miss the Exposicion de Fotografia, which showcases photographs of Old Spanish Days fiesta events shot by renowned photographer Fritz Olenberger. Images will be on display at Samy’s Camera through August 3rd.

History buffs will be sure to enjoy the Santa Barbara Mission Docent tours, which will take place Mondays and Tuesdays.

There will plenty of Mexican heritage for you to enjoy, with dancing, parades and opportunities to meet members of the local community. Be sure to check out the Fiesta Rodeo and Stock Horse Show, which celebrates the vaquero tradition in California.

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