Best Wedding Venues in Santa Barbara

Best Wedding Venues in Santa Barbara

Alrighty friends, listen up! It’s time to talk about wedding venues. More specifically, wedding venues in Santa Barbara. It can be daunting sitting down to do that first internet search. Lots of pretty pictures to lure you into a venue. Don’t get us wrong, Santa Barbara is FULL of drop-dead gorgeous wedding venues, and you really cannot go wrong with any of them. 

What is most important to us is that you find the venue of your dreams. So, we are here to help! Everyone has a different style and vibe they are thinking of for their wedding, and every venue caters to something different. 

We have compiled a list of some of the wedding venues in Santa Barbara that we think are the bee’s knees and will be perfect backdrops for your special day.

Santa Barbara Historical Museum

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Santa Barbara weddings don’t always have to be large events, especially in this pandemic landscape we are navigating. The Santa Barbara Historical Museum may nopt seem like your typical wedding venue, but it sure is gorgeous. It is an open-air museum with an Adobe Courtyard perfect for an intimate ceremony and reception. It is located in downtown Santa Barbara, so it will be easy for guests to get there if you choose a centrally located hotel! 

La Arboleda

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If you want to get out of the city of Santa Barbara, but stay in the county, La Arboleda is a wedding venue located in Buellton. There is no lack of lush gardens, immaculate lawns, and acres of trees for the perfect wedding day. 

Nestled into the wine country, La Arboleda provides a rustic atmosphere for a peaceful, countryside wedding day. With lots and lots of wine, of course. 

Sunstone Vineyards & Winery

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Another Santa Barbara wine country venue, Sunstone Vineyards & Winery will transport you right to the Tuscan countryside in Italy. There are outdoor courtyards available, as well as an indoor event area with French limestone, exposed wood and other rustic features for perfect photographs. 


To sum it up, there are obviously many more Santa Barbara wedding venues, but this list gives you a good place to start. If you’re planning a wedding in Santa Barbara, we already know you are looking for that chic atmosphere and A LOT of wine, and we are here to make that dream come true! If you have any questions on getting started, please feel free to contact us and we can get started on crafting you that perfect special day. We aren’t scary, we promise! 

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