Santa Barbara Meetings

Santa Barbara Meetings & Events

Santa Barbara, California, also known as The American Riviera®, is an ideal site for meetings and conferences. Our hotel properties vary in size from 360 room resorts to boutique properties and meeting facilities as large as the 35,000 square foot Earl Warren Showgrounds to the 1,700 square foot intricately painted Mural Room in the historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

"...tranquil beauty greets visitors at the end of a 90-mile freeway drive north from L.A. or after landing at Santa Barbara's tiny Mission-style airport. Fliers touch down gazing at the Santa Ynez Mountains on one side, the Pacific Ocean on the other. A sense of serenity emanates from the city of 90,000's bike-riding, culture-loving, yoga-mat-carrying residents..." Kitty Bean Yancey, USA Today

Whether your meeting attendees are arriving by train, plane or by automobile; Santa Barbara offers the best of the California lifestyle - a walkable and friendly city with fresh air, ocean breezes, endless coastline and lush landscapes, combined with the best qualities of a major metropolitan center including world-class art, shopping, golf, entertainment, activities, tours, wine and cuisine.

If you need a memorable destination for a west coast meeting, executive retreat or conference, our team is ready to help you plan a successful event in Santa Barbara. Whatever your specific needs, from group transportation to incentive gifts or amenities, we will bring your ideas to fruition and keep them within budget.

Submit an RFP or contact Santa Barbara's Meeting and Event Services department at 805.966.9222 or, and we will get started right away.
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Kayak and Snorkel Channel Islands National Park

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Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a cruise, accommodations for 2 & bottle of chardonnay

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Welcome Back to the Newly Renovated Fess Parker Resort!

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