Cowell Ranch Hay Barn and Organic Farm UC Santa Cruz - 1156 High Street • Santa Cruz • California 95064

Cowell Ranch Hay Barn and Organic Farm

UC Santa Cruz - 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, California 95064

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2022 Sunday Wedding Savings at the Barn's Ocean View Farm:

For any 2022 Sunday wedding booked at the barn, you can hold your ceremony at the Ocean View Farm site for no extra charge. That's a $700 savings! The Ocean View Farm site is open (weather permitting) from late June through November, so dates are limited.

Note: There are still prime dates available in 2022! So please inquire to check your date:, 831-459-3762.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $5,500/event
  • Cowell Ranch Hay Barn is now booking events for 2022 and beyond!

Additional Info
  • Prime 2022 dates still available! Please inquire for more info.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 250 400
Cocktails, etc. Standing 325 500
Reception Seated 200 500
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 250.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$ • $$



All vendors must meet UCSC insurance requirements and provide a Certificate of Insurance.



A Certificate of Insurance is required.

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, Saturday-Sunday.
The Ocean View Field add-on is available April-November.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Barn
  • College Campus / School
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Non-Profit
  • Ranch / Farm

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Hills
  • Meadow / Fields
  • Mountains
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic


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