5 Stunning Santa Barbara Reception Venues

Have your heart set on a swift and sweet courthouse ceremony, but want to go big with the after-party? Set your sites on these stunning Santa Barbara reception venues! They offer stylish spaces paired with cool culinary creations and flexible event packages that make it easy to bring everyone together to celebrate your post-ceremony bliss!


Loquita

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Mediterranean Style

Cozy Courtyard

Hand-Crafted Cocktails

Fab Features: authentic Spanish-inspired eatery located in the Santa Barbara "Funk Zone" • outdoor garden courtyard with a fireplace hosts intimate events with flair and fun • Spanish-dominated wine list can be enhanced with a gin-and-tonic cart, and delectable wood-fired grilled seafood and meats are accompanied by locally sourced produce

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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VILLA & VINE

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Villa Vibes

Elegant Al Fresco Affairs

Romantic

Fab Features: exchange vows in the olive tree courtyard with a splashing fountain and bistro lights • elegant affairs in the indoor dining room with fireplace • dance the night away thanks to their late-night curfew

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Lark Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Urban Elegance

Artisan Spirits

Award-Winning Menus

Fab Features: polished restaurant in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone • host guests on the intimate patio or in the private wood-and-brick-walled dining room—or take over the entire place for your own unique celebration • delectable menus feature tasty New American fare with handcrafted cocktails, local brews, and an outstanding wine list

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Convivo Restaurant

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Ocean Views

Affordable Elegance

New American Fare

Fab Features: exchange vows on the manicured lawn beneath towering palms • stroll to the beach for glorious sunset photo ops • intimate celebrations on the fireplace patio with ocean views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Plenty on Bell

Los Alamos, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Intimate Celebrations

All-Inclusive Packages

Fab Features: a charming garden patio for intimate ceremonies, with a splashing fountain and a fire pit • world-class menus from acclaimed chef Jesper Johansson paired with local wines • full-service planning matches you with local vendors for an all-inclusive experience

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Santa Barbara County Courthouse

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Mediterranean Vibes

Intimate Ceremonies

Fab Features: historic 1929 Spanish-Moorish structure • exchange vows in the ornate mural room or on the manicured lawns surrounded by lush landscape • reservations can be made up to 12 months in advance and no less than 5 business days prior to the ceremony date

Price: $ • $$
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