SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A pre-Fiesta event at the Paseo Nuevo Mall delighted hundreds of visitors with Flamenco dancing all day Monday.
A dancing stage was set in the mall's courtyard to host the hours-long festivities in the annual Fiesta at Paseo Nuevo event.
Dancers from all age groups danced to a variety of Spanish music as family, friends, and visitors cheered on. A special solo performance from the 2017 Junior Spirit of Fiesta Eve Flores kicked off the event.
Old Spanish Days Fiesta officially kicks off Wednesday, August 2, 2017 with Fiesta Pequena at the steps of the Old Mission Santa Barbara. For more information, visit https://www.oldspanishdays-fiesta.org.