Tag archives: traditions

La Primavera 2018
By Lynda Millner   |   June 14, 2018

La Primavera means “spring” in Spanish, and in Santa Barbara it means the beginning of Old Spanish Days (OSD). There’s always a Fiesta party to unveil the poster and pin that will be the symbol of this year’s celebration. Fiesteros gathered at the Carriage & Western Art Museum in costumes for margaritas, wine, food, and […]

Old Spanish Days
By Lynda Millner   |   March 15, 2018

Old Spanish Days recently announced the theme for Santa Barbara Fiesta 2018. Meet La Presidenta Denise Sanford, (another lady president) who stood in front of the great arch at the courthouse and told us, “I chose the theme Celebrate Traditions. It is the privilege of the president to choose a theme of their choice.” Denise […]