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Old Spanish Days Parade in Santa Barbara Draws Huge Crowd to See Historic Event

90th year was another spectacular celebration

90th El Desfile Historico Fiesta Parade with John Palminteri

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - 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.

The crowd was estimated at over 75,000 for the  90th year of El Desfile Historico.

It's been called one of the largest equestrian parades in the country, with hundreds of horses pulling carriages and floats.

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