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Getting Married at the Santa Barbara Courthouse

Getting married at the Santa Barbara Courthouse is a popular option for many couples – it s that want a beautiful, classic location – or for those that enjoy an elegant, timeless event. We believe having your wedding ceremony at the Santa Barbara Courthouse is a perfect location for wedding ceremonies. It is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, and has a multitude of beautiful outdoor ceremony areas to choose from.

Wedding Ceremonies at the Santa Barbara Courthouse


According to Wikipedia, The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is located at 1100 Anacapa Street, in downtown Santa Barbara, California. The Spanish Colonial Revival style building was designed by William Mooser III and completed in 1929. Architect Charles Willard Moore called it the “grandest Spanish Colonial Revival structure ever built,” and the prime example of Santa Barbara’s adoption of Spanish Colonial as its civic style. The building replaced a smaller Greek Revival courthouse built at the same location in 1872–88 and badly damaged in an earthquake on June 29, 1925.

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Areas for Wedding Ceremonies

There are 6 main bridal areas and 8 smaller areas, all reservable in 3-hour increments:

  1. Sunken Gardens: Max Occupancy 200 / Price $525
  2. Palm Terrance: Max Occupancy 125 / Price $475
  3. Redwood: Max Occupancy 100 / Price $425
  4. Fiesta Stage: Max Occupancy 80 / Price $375
  5. Giant Bird of Paradise: Max Occupancy 80 / Price $325
  6. Rotunda Lawn: Max Occupancy 25 / Price $125
  7. Areas A-H outside the border of the Courthouse: Maximum Occupancy 15 / Price FREE!

For more information and to check availability for your Santa Barbara Wedding Ceremony, go to http://www.sbcvote.com/ClerkRecorder/marriagelicenses.aspx


The team at Head and Heart Photography would love to talk with you about photographing your wedding ceremony at the Santa Barbara Courthouse. Contact us today to talk more!

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Lars & Alison's Wedding Day

Cool Greens & Whites at This Carpinteria Lion’s Club Wedding

A Carpinteria Lion’s Club Wedding

Lars & Alison were gifted with a gorgeous Summer day for their Carpinteria Lion’s Club Wedding. One of the best things about this fantastic wedding location is that few people know about it and it is one of the best wedding locations in Carpinteria and Santa Barbara. The park is impeccably maintained and has a variety of options. Best of all, the Lions Park has much of the equipment already onsite, meaning you do not have to add to your rental bill. From the on-site kitchen to chairs and tables plus their flexibility with the wedding vendors – this is a great location.

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Bride & Groom: Alison + Lars

Venue: Carpinteria Lion’s Club

Day of Coordinator: SB Wedding Coordinator

Caterer: Omni Catering

Lighting: Ambient Lighting

DJ: DJ Zeke & DJ Jerry

Floral Design: Susan Evan Florals

Hair & Makeup: SB Shine Hair & Makeup

Rentals: Discount Party Rentals

Transportation: Jump on the Schoolbus

Kombucha: Conscious Kombucha

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