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.
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.
Max. Seated: 300
Max. Cocktail: 400 (Including Patio)
Max. Classroom Style: 50
Max. Theater Style: 79
Special Events, Parties
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
100 E. Carrillo Street (at Carrillo and Anacapa)
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Facility available for rental 7 days per week.
(subject to availability)
Weekend rates start at $330 per hour (min booking applies)
Weekday Rates start at $120 per hour
Ancillary Rooms (Founder’s Room, Meeting Room, & Dance Studios)
Starting at $40 per hour
Provided by customer
Kitchen facilities available
Provided by customer (no kegs)
Limited paid parking available nearby
Year-round, daily, 6:00am–1:00am.