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Remembering Mrs. Etelvina Menchaca

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you all that our longest serving Board Member - Sra. Etelvina Menchaca - has passed away. Sra. Menchaca has been a life-long advocate for helping Latino students succeed beyond high school and within our Community. Sra. Menchaca embodies what the Santa Barbara Mariachi Festival is all about - she is a Community Hero and will forever be remembered as such. Muchisimas Gracias Etelvina for all you have done for our Community. May you Rest in Peace listening to Heaven’s mariachi!


24 Years of a Santa Barbara Tradition


The Santa Barbara Mariachi Festival, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to
promoting and preserving the tradition of mariachi music and directing its revenues
to provide scholarships that help further the education of Latino students.

 "Muchisimas Gracias" to all our sponsors for their generous support of the Mariachi Festival.
Your generosity has been vital in raising scholarship funds, which help forge a brighter
future for the Latino youths of Santa Barbara County.