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Santa Barbara Zoo

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About Santa Barbara Zoo

The Santa Barbara Zoo, located in Santa Barbara, California, could be the venue of your dreams if you have a love for animals. This zoo has been dubbed the Audrey Hepburn of zoos because of its charming, petite and gorgeous setting!

Facilities and Capacity
With six event spaces at the zoo, this vast and stunning venue can accommodate up to 2,500 guests. Guests can relish in the natural landscapes and nearly 30 acres of tropical gardens, featuring a beautiful ocean and mountain view. Couples can also enhance their wedding by mingling with the animals! From feeding giraffes to having a cocktail train ride around the zoo’s grounds could make for the most memorable wedding.

Services Offered
The Santa Barbara Zoo staff will work swiftly to accommodate all of their clients’ needs. They desire to assist in providing an unforgettable wedding experience. Their services cover:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside cake
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Bridal shower
  • Ceremony
  • Engagement party
  • Reception
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25 Reviews for Santa Barbara Zoo

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25 Santa Barbara Zoo Reviews


Married on 09/09/2018

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Highly recommended

We had an amazing wedding at the SB Zoo. Everything went flawlessly the day of, and planning was such a breeze, even though we were planning from out of town. Everyone was such a pleasure to work ... Read more with. All our wedding guests commented how delicious the food was, and how the zoo felt like a tropical destination wedding with the beautiful palm tree foliage and the ocean right across the street. The zoo was such a unique wedding experience with the giraffe feeding as well. We are so happy with everything!

Susana Trujillo

Getting married on 10/05/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Beautiful zoo property

The zoo is absolutely beautiful and a great venue for a wedding. The animals offer and unique and intimate atmosphere. We decided on a different venue but would highly recommend the zoo for larger ... Read more parties


Married on 04/20/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Guests had their doubts, and then they showed up!

When we told people we were getting married at the zoo, we got some funny looks. But it's so much more than a zoo. The beautiful grounds, the amazing views, and stellar staff (they work exclusively ... Read more with Events by Rincon for coordinating and catering) are the stuff of perfect weddings. And mine was (not just my words...) The access to animals was an added bonus that we and our guests will remember forever. It's really a no brainer--you get the best of both worlds: an interesting and unique and beautiful venue with the extensive experience of a supporting staff and an amazing catering and rental team. They were a dream to work with and made the planning process incredibly easy.

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