Kick Off to Old Spanish Days 2012

November 6, 2013 Updated Aug 2, 2012 at 3:10 PM EDT

By Beth Farnsworth

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November 6, 2013 Updated Aug 2, 2012 at 3:10 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA - Tours of Santa Barbara's Historic Courthouse kicked off Wednesday's events to Old Spanish Days 2012. Both De La Guerra Mercado and Del Norte are now open from 11 am until 11 pm.

At 8:00 tonight, La Fiesta Pequena takes center state at the Historic Santa Barbara Mission and will air live on KEYT Channel 3.

Thursday is La Misa del Presidente at the Old Mission and starts at 10 am.

Friday's El Desfile Historico, one of the largest equestrian parades in the country, starts at noon and will also broadcast live on channel 3.

Flor y Canto will be held Friday night at seven in the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Garden.

Copy the following link into your browser for more information.
http://www.oldspanishdays-fiesta.org

KEY NEWS Reporter Shirin Rajaee reports on Fiesta's night number one.