Discover Santa Barbara’s Luxury Event Spaces


Combining more than 70,000 square feet of versatile meeting spaces with the relaxed ambience of California culture, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara redefines the conventional conference. Inspire your next event with a winemaker dinner, a group sailing expedition or a presentation in the hotel’s Screening Room, a space perfect for both film premieres and business presentations. The hotel offers both indoor and outdoor event venues with standout options like the Bacara Ballroom, which can host up to 1,050 attendees, and six private and semi-private dining rooms at Angel Oak, the hotel’s signature restaurant featuring a 12,000-bottle wine collection.


Event Rooms

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Meetings & Events

The Ritz-Carlton specializes in pairing ideal meeting venues with impeccable service.

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Virtually Tour Our Luxury Meeting & Wedding Venues

Our virtual tour will allow you to virtually step into our versatile venues. The Santa Barbara coast offers a prestigious setting for both large and small events, whether you’re planning a corporate conference, intimate team meeting, or lavish wedding.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Versatile Venues for Every Santa Barbara Event

From large conferences in the Bacara Ballroom to cocktails on an ocean-view terrace, from film premieres in the Screening Room to private dinners at Angel Oak restaurant, each venue at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara celebrates the exceptional. Discover more than 70,000 square feet of meeting rooms and party venues inspired by Santa Barbara’s sophisticated setting.

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Groups will enjoy customized catering options, including pairing menus, as well as professional event planning services to assist with décor and audiovisual needs.

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Weddings & Occasions

The Ritz-Carlton is dedicated to creating a unique wedding experience from intimate to extravagant.

The Ritz-Carlton provides an ideal setting for your festivities for birthdays or anniversaries.
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Exchange vows against a backdrop of the American Riviera.

Romantic Weddings on the Santa Barbara Coast

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara expresses the romance of this coastal city with a collection of distinctive wedding venues and expert planning services. Exchange vows against a backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, or celebrate with a lavish reception in the Bacara Ballroom, where 23-foot ceilings and gilt-framed mirrors create an aura of romantic indulgence. Whether you envision an outdoor ceremony or an indoor reception, each of the hotel’s wedding venues responds with curated amenities like natural light, ocean or garden views, flexible square footage and outdoor terraces.

Discover the Perfect Venue

From outdoor venues with spectacular ocean views to indoor spaces that embrace the Santa Barbara landscape with natural light and terraces, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers a romantic setting for every wedding. Explore versatile options ranging from the beach to the ballroom as you plan your ceremony, reception and more.

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Your Unique Vision

At The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, we know each couple has a unique love story. Our talented team will tailor an experience that captures your vision, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

The Bluff

The Bluff is high atop the Pacific with dramatic ocean views. This gracious, outdoor venue can accommodate up to 300 persons.

Bacara Ballroom

This grand venue features 23-foot-high ceilings, gilt-framed mirrors and six balconies. It can accommodate up to 1,250 guests and features an additional venue that includes a foyer, ocean-view terrace and lawn.

Rotunda Room

Set atop the resort lobby, this sun-filled venue overlooks the ocean, gardens and adjoining terraces, and can host up to 200 guests.

Terrace and Lawns

Surrounded by the resort’s lush landscaping, offering panoramic ocean views to guests.

Start Planning Your Magical Day

Begin your wedding planning process, where every detail is tailored to perfection. From intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations, our dedicated wedding specialists are here to bring your vision to life. Indulge in exquisite cuisine, crafted with locally sourced ingredients, and raise a toast to your love story in our elegant event spaces.

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