Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History | 500 E. Montecito Street
Enjoy Central Coast’s wine and food along the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Winemakers, bakers, chefs, and artists will all be there to help you enjoy your time in Santa Barbara.
As Summer is in full swing, help us celebrate the sunshine and warm breezes at the Spanish Garden Inn with a ceremonial butterfly release. We will release Painted Lady Butterflies in our serene courtyard to the sounds of live acoustic music.
Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres as well as wine and beer available for purchase.
Book our La Mariposa package to commemorate the experience here:
Old Spanish Days Fiesta is a beloved Santa Barbara tradition that has continued for nearly 90 years. The annual event provides education to residents and visitors on the history, customs, and traditions of the American Indian, Spanish, Mexican, and early American settlers that comprise the rich cultural heritage of Santa Barbara. Old Spanish Days Fiesta also helps raise funds for local charities and social service organizations.
Upcoming events include:
Spirit of Fiesta Auditions - April 13, 2019
La Primavera - May 25, 2019
Fiesta Ranchera - June 20, 2019
Fiesta Costume Sale - July 13, 2019
Recepción del Presidente - July 28, 2019
La Fiesta Pequeña - July 31, 2019
Mercado de la Guerra and Mercado del Norte - July 31 - August 3, 2019
La Misa del Presidente - August 1, 2019
Digs (Celebración de los Dignatarios) - August 1, 2019
Noches de Ronda - August 1 - August 3, 2019
El Desfile Histórico (Parade) - August 2, 2019
Flor y Canto - August 2, 2019
Tardes de Ronda - August 3, 2019
Children's Parade - August 3, 2019