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Carrillo Recreation Center

Historic Beauty in the Heart of Downtown Santa Barbara

The centrally-located historic landmark Carrillo Recreation Center is the perfect downtown venue for your special event. Select Friday and Saturday nights are available for rentals that can accommodate up to 550 guests. The entire ground floor is included and boasts amenities including:

  • One of the best dance floors in the western United States. Our unique cantilevered floor flexes under every step, making it feel like you’re dancing on a cloud!
  • Beautifully landscaped front and rear courtyards that can provide an elegant extension of our interior spaces.
  • Working fireplaces in two rooms.
  • Downstairs dance studio that can be used as a catering prep area or childcare zone.
  • 400 chairs and a variety of tables to accommodate almost any need.

In addition, rooms are available to rent for business meetings, conferences and retreats.

For more information, call (805) 897-2519.

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Facility Information Document

Contact Information

Jason Bryan
Recreation Supervisor
100 E. Carillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA., 93101
(805) 560-7550

Online Forms

Online Forms

  • Rental Fees
  • Guidelines
  • FAQs
  • Floor Plan

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Availability Calendar

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If a date shows partial booking, please phone (805) 897-1983 to check for status.

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015