Carrillo Ballroom is a wedding and event venue in Santa Barbara, California. The historic venue is located in the Carrillo Recreation Center. It is centrally located in downtown and offers flexibility to host different event types and sizes. The Carrillo Ballroom features one of the best dance floors in the United States.
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The entire ground floor is included in the rental and features a large dance floor that flexes under each step to make it feel like you’re dancing on clouds. The front of the building is beautifully landscaped and features a front and back courtyard for an extension of space. The ballroom features a downstairs dance studio that can be used as catering prep area or childcare zone. The venue features two fireplaces, tables, chairs, and wheelchair accessibility. The Carrillo Ballroom can accommodate 300 guests for a seated ceremony and dinner and 400 guests including the patio for a cocktail reception.
The Carrillo Ballroom can host your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, engagement party and showers. They offer event items including audio equipment, 400 chairs, lighting and tables. Their event services include set up and clean up for a stress-free event. They do not require you to use preferred vendors for catering, so the choice is yours. Alcohol is allowed in the ballroom but kegs must be place in tubs on bar mats. The Carrillo Ballroom staff and friendly and available to answer any questions to make your wedding planning easy.
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- Bridal Suite
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- Government Building
- Historic Building
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
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