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Historic Carrillo Ballroom

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 400 guests.

View our Google 360 Tour of this beautiful historic venue to walk through the rooms with Google Maps. 

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, please call our knowledgeable staff at (805) 897-2519.

Contact Us!

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

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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If a date shows partial booking click the date to see hour-by-hour availibity or phone (805) 897-2519 for assistance.

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2016
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