The Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara drew large crowds, as it does annually, but police say no major problems were reported.
Various events and activities around Santa Barbara during the 90th Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration.
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Police say fewer people turned out for the unsanctioned event this year.
Santa Barbara Police Sgt. Riley Hardwood is tracking arrests during Old Spanish Days.
If you are looking for the most authentic Old Spanish Days food head to Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado.
The Old Spanish Days parade drew a massive, cheering crowd in Santa Barbara today. It was full of history, color, pageantry, music and flying confetti.
Hot temperatures no matter where you live, can make life miserable, and for those going to county fairs or the Santa Barbara Old Spanish Days celebration, it could be miserable without some planning.
A click on YouTube and you can go back in time with Old Spanish Days, to scene played out by Hollywood actors.
Hundreds of people enjoyed one of the more formal traditions during Old Spanish Days at our historic mission Thursday.
The first Fiesta food brought large crowds to the mercados again this afternoon for the beginning of what might be a four day feast for some of them.
A red ribbon snapped in two Wednesday morning when Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider officially opened the mercado at De La Guerra Plaza.
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