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15 gorgeous Santa Barbara wedding venues

1. Cabrillo Pavillion Arts Center

This 1920's Spanish-style building has become one of the most popular locations for weddings in Santa Barbara. The landmark Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center is the most affordable, beachfront location in Santa Barbara for your Wedding.

2. Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

Nestled in the scenic Santa Ynez Valley wine country in a spectacular setting, The Allisal Guest Ranch and Resort is a truly romantic setting for weddings and events.

3. Rosewood Miramar Beach

Rosewood Miramar Beach is one of the most luxurious waterfront wedding venues in Santa Barbara. The perfect seaside setting creates a gorgeous romantic stage for the exchange of vows and memorable moments.

4. Whispering Rose Ranch

If your looking for a truly romantic country setting this is the spot for you! This venue is one of the most elegant ranch estates in the world. Over 100 acres of galloping horses, multiple barns, a gorgeous pond, and race track, you and your guests will have an amazing wedding experience.

5. La Arboleda

This wedding venue is nestled in the heart of the Santa Rita Hills Wine Country with gorgeous ceremony backdrops. La Arboleda is perfect for anyone looking for an elegant rustic setting. Acres of walnut and olive trees, lush gardens, waterfalls, and expansive lawns is the perfect getaway for an unforgettable wedding.

6. Sunstone Winery & Vineyards

Tucked next to the Santa Ynez River and in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country, this wedding venue is truly an architectural masterpiece. Sunstone Winery & Vineyards is perfect if you want a romantic French-Style Wedding.

7. Montecito Club

A luxurious wedding venue with marvelous design and panoramic ocean views. After a dramatic 3 year renovation, Montecito Club's 20,000-square foot Great Lawn with infinite views will give you your perfect wedding ceremony.

8. Belmond El Encanto

This historic wedding venue is nestled in the hills of Santa Barbara. Belmond El Encanto will steal your heart with it's breathtaking panoramic views and gorgeous Spanish-style architecture. Golden Sunsets, stunning gardens, and luxurious bungalows will ensure a magical picture-perfect wedding.

9. Riviera Mansion

Tucked in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, this 1880 Mansion's charm and majestic beauty make it the premiere location for weddings on the American Riviera.The Riviera Mansion's elegant and historic ambiance is perfect for those seeking an extraordinary backdrop for their wedding.

10. Presqu'ile Winery

Pronounced press-KEEL, this 200 acre luxurious Estate combines natural beauty of wine country and majestic design. This wedding venue features an amphitheater with sweeping hills and a eucalyptus grove in the distance, making this estate a perfect backdrop for your outdoor ceremony.

11. Klentner Ranch

With 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean and a gorgeous landscaped lawn, Klentner Ranch is the ideal setting for your perfect wedding. Not to mention their magnificent pool, avocado orchards on the rolling foothills, and horses in the corrals... all these outdoor areas will create a stunning picturesque for your special day!

12. Hidden Oaks Ranch

One of the most enchanting locations in Santa Barbara, Hidden Oaks Ranch is the perfect location for your wedding. Panoramic mountain views, oak trees, stone lanai, a gorgeous pool, and an expansive lawn will give you the most enjoyable unforgettable wedding experience.

13. Ojai Valley Inn

This breathtaking Southern California mountain side venue is perfect for any couple. A rustic feel, sense of calmness, and a country style vibe will surely give you the magical wedding of your dreams.

14. Circle Bar B Ranch

Circle Bar B Ranch is a spectacular location for a more private and secluded wedding. This private ranch is set on 1,000 acres of land filled with ocean views, native walnut and oak trees, canyons, creeks, and hidden waterfalls. This location really gives you the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Southern California.

15. Zaca Creek Ranch

Zaca Creek Ranch is located in the heart of California's wine country in Santa Barbara. Resting on 1600 acres of flawless land and featuring views of grassy hills and oak canopied canyons, this venue will deliver your beautiful private wedding without losing it's "cowboy" feel.


Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara has five picturesque locations for your dreamy outdoor Santa Barbara wedding. This resort offers natural beauty with Spanish-Mediterranean Romance. Lavish gardens, ocean views, and private terraces make this location a premiere destination for your oceanfront wedding in Southern California.


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