Carrillo Ballroom is a wedding and event venue in Santa Barbara, California. The historic venue is located in the Carrillos Recreation Center. It is centrally located in downtown and offers flexibility to host different event types and sizes.
Facilities and Capacity
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 are not permitted. The Carrillo Ballroom staff and friendly and available to answer any questions to make your wedding planning easy.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Alberto · Married on 06/16/2018
The Carrillo Ballroom went above and beyond our expectations, they truly made our event run smooth. We enjoyed not having to worry about cleaning and setting up tables. Kyle's team was absolutely amazing.Sent on 08/23/2018
GINA · Married on 06/02/2018
It truly was an amazing location. Not only were the guests raving about it but the vendors were commenting about the great party that can be had at this historic gem.Sent on 09/04/2018
Kids and parents that attended are still talking about the party and mentioning how much fun they had.
Thank you for providing the perfect venue for any and all special occasions
Liliana · Married on 05/12/2018
I spoke with Kyle Thumm since my initial email until the very end. He was flexible, answered all my questions through the entire process and made thing a lot easier. He worked with all of our needs and wants in order to help us have an amazing wedding. Thank you!Sent on 08/31/2018
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