Santa Barbara Wedding Venues

Wedding & Reception Venues

Can't choose between a beach wedding and a wine-country wedding, or a lush garden setting and the elegance of a historic building? Get it all of these sensational wedding venues in Santa Barbara, where romantic sunsets frame secluded white-sand shores and postcard-perfect vineyards and Mediterranean architecture dot the rolling hills of the Santa Ynez. The best part, 300 days of sunshine each year almost guarantee that the forecast for your big day will be 100 percent rain free.

Getting married in Santa Barbara mean's you'll have access to exquisite venue options for ceremonies and receptions that can work for your style and wedding budget, including:

 

  • Hotels with grand ballrooms or waterfront terraces
  • Charming inns with lush gardens
  • Historic buildings ranging from the Santa Barbara Mission to the County Courthouse with its intricately stenciled Mural Room
  • Vineyards with graciously appointed tasting rooms
  • Chartered catamarans and yachts
  • Museums and art galleries
  • Golf courses and Polo Clubs that exude a Ralph Lauren aesthetic, or
  • Indoor and outdoor Parks and Recreation facilities ranging from ornately landscaped plazas to waterfront pavilions with views of the Channel Islands and the Santa Ynez Mountains

Ready to start planning your wedding - learn more about celebratory dining options and request your copy of Santa Barbara's Wedding Planners Kit, then secure a block of rooms for your guests at one of the best Santa Barbara hotels.

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Bacara Resort & Spa
  • 8301 Hollister Avenue
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93117
  • Information: (888) 635-3799

Nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Gaviota coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Bacara offers relaxed luxury and incomparable natural beauty. The resort features 311 lavish ...MORE

Belmond El Encanto
  • 800 Alvarado Place
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Information: (805) 845-5800

Located in the American Riviera, Belmond El Encanto is Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Five-Star resort. This iconic early 20th-century property is situated atop a commanding hillside, offering ninety-two ...MORE

Brisas del Mar, Inn by the Beach
  • 223 Castillo Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 966-2219

Click here to Book Now! Intimate and elegant, the Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach is a romantic Mediterranean-style villa just two blocks from Santa Barbara’s glistening palm-lined beaches and scenic ...MORE

Cabrillo Inn at the Beach
  • 931 East Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Information: (805) 966-1641

"East Beach", Santa Barbara's oceanfront paradise with swaying palms, sea breezes and an orchestra of waves. Discover them at the Cabrillo Inn at the Beach. Our oceanfront location is only minutes to ...MORE

Canary Hotel
  • 31 West Carrillo St
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 884-0300

Welcome to Canary Hotel, perched conveniently one block from trendy State Street in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.Fly away to our fun and fashionable nest positioned perfectly for business and ...MORE

Circle Bar B Guest Ranch & Stables
  • 1800 Refugio Road
  • Goleta, CA 93117
  • Information: 805-968-1113

Luxurious Accomodations, Fine Cuisine, Horseback riding. Amazing horseback riding, tranquil surroundings, excellent food and warm hospitality await you at the Circle Bar B Guest Ranch. Whether ...MORE

El Capitan Canyon
  • 11560 Calle Real
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93117
  • Information: 805-685-3887

Located fifteen minutes north of downtown Santa Barbara, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, lies El Capitan Canyon, an incredible resort secluded amongst ancient sycamores ...MORE

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
  • 1260 Channel Drive
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • Information: 805-969-2261

Welcome to Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, a gracious, oceanfront meeting venue in the heart of "America's Riviera." Four Seasons marries legendary service with the glory of historic ...MORE

Harbor View Inn
  • 28 W. Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 963-0780

Welcome to Santa Barbara’s premier beachfront hotel. Our family-friendly 4-Diamond resort provides all of the services you need to experience the best for your Santa Barbara vacation. Whether you are ...MORE

Hotel Goleta
  • 5650 Calle Real
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93117
  • Information: (805) 964-6241

The Hotel Goleta -  Santa Barbara is a full service hotel located just 2 miles from the Santa Barbara airport, UCSB, High-Tech business centers and the beautiful Goleta Beach. All guest rooms and ...MORE

Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara
  • 202 West Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 965-4577

The gracious 122 room property features sweeping views of the wharf and harbor. Situated in Santa Barbara's West Beach, guests are within a stone's throw of the ocean and all that Santa Barbara has to ...MORE

Hyatt Santa Barbara
  • 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Information: (805) 882-1234

Experience the height of relaxation and tranquility in our classic Mediterranean-style hotel. The Hyatt Santa Barbara, in operation since 1931, presents guests with a taste of the rich history that ...MORE

Ramada Limited
  • 4770 Calle Real
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93110
  • Information: 805.964.3511

The Ramada Limited, bordering the coastal foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, is a paradise amidst Santa Barbara's natural beauty. The lobby, guest rooms, meeting rooms and towering palms surround ...MORE

San Ysidro Ranch
  • 900 San Ysidro Lane
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • Information: 805.565.1700

Nestled into the lush Montecito foothills, San Ysidro Ranch has provided a tranquil retreat for discriminating travelers for over a century. Guests are drawn to this legendary hideaway for its blend ...MORE

Santa Barbara Inn
  • 901 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Information: (805) 966-2285
Secret Garden Inn & Cottages
  • 1908 Bath Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805.687.2300

Secluded behind high hedges, hidden pathways and romantic gardens, lies the Secret Garden Inn and Cottages. Originally built for a large family in 1905, then renovated and opened as the Blue Quail in ...MORE

Spanish Garden Inn
  • 915 Garden Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805-564-4700

The secluded Spanish Garden Inn offers guests a private, quiet retreat in the heart of Santa Barbara's downtown Historic Presidio District. 23 spacious, non-smoking rooms featuring private balconies ...MORE

The Fess Parker: A Doubletree by Hilton Resort
  • 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 564-4333

This beautiful resort offers a breathtaking location for a vacation getaway. Santa Barbara is a sun-drenched ribbon of beautiful estates, terraced vineyards, mountain canyons and shell-white sand ...MORE

The Simpson House Inn
  • 121 E. Arrellaga Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: 805.963.7067

Simpson House Inn, the historic inn features luxurious accommodations in the Victorian Estate Home, the restored Carriage House and the English Garden Cottages, many with wood-burning fireplaces and ...MORE

Upham Hotel, The
  • 1404 De La Vina Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 962-0058

A Victorian treasure in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Upham Hotel and Country House is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Santa Barbara, Southern California. Constructed of redwood ...MORE

Arts & Letters Cafe
  • 7 East Anapamu Street
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 730-1463

The Arts & Letters Café serves classic California cuisine with an emphasis on local seafood, all set in our beautiful courtyard in the heart of Historic Arts District in downtown Santa Barbara. We ...MORE

City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation~Chase Palm Park
  • 620 Laguna St.
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 564-5418

Flanked by towering palms on one side and the blue Pacific on the other, the Chase Palm Park Center is a “hidden jewel” located on the ocean side of Cabrillo Boulevard opposite the ...MORE

Condor Express Whale Watching
  • 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd.
  • In the Santa Barbara Harbor
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Information: (805) 882-0088

The Condor Express offers a variety of spectacular excursions in the Santa Barbara Channel aboard our state of the art high - speed catamaran, the 75' CONDOR EXPRESS. Our cruising ...MORE

Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard & Winery
  • 3940 Dominion Road
  • Santa Maria, CA 93454
  • Information: 805.937.8463

Escape from the concrete jungle into the picturesque wine countryside at Cottonwood Canyon in Santa Maria. The 78-acre estate, founded in 1988 by the Beko Family, is a small, ultra-premium winery ...MORE

County of Santa Barbara Parks
  • 610 Mission Canyon Road
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Information: (805) 568-2461

Visitors find in each of our parks a distinctive spirit that may stimulate or soothe, but is sure to satisfy. Cool redwood groves, wide open lawns for recreation, the picturesque Pacific, and two of ...MORE

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Enjoy a cruise, accommodations for 2 & bottle of chardonnay

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