The Historic Arlington Theatre 1317 State Street • Santa Barbara • CA 93101


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $1,500/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Event duration
  • Rental fee includes:

    • 3 hours of event time
    • Bartender
    • On-site venue manager and staff
    • And more!
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 15%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 2000 400
Cocktails, etc. Standing 500 500
Reception Seated 2000 400
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 299.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list

The preferred caterers are Opal restaurant, Jane, Carlito's, and Teru Sushi; all are within walking distance from the venue.



A full-service bar serving all top-shelf spirits, wines, and beer is available for the courtyard patio and main theatre. Please ask the venue for information on the entrance way paseo alcohol limitations.

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


The Theatre has no curfew; the courtyard patio & entrance way paseo: 6am–10pm.

Venue Type

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

  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden


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