With its exotic gardens, majestic ocean views, and incredible animals, the Santa Barbara Zoo is the ideal setting for any occasion…offering your guests an experience they’ll never forget.
We accommodate daytime and evening events, from elegant weddings or dinner parties to relaxed company picnics. Events by Rincon will assist you with all of your catering and rental needs and offer various options to suit your event’s style. The Santa Barbara Zoo is a private, nonprofit organization. Revenues from private events support the operation and development of the Zoo, help support conservation efforts, and enrich our education programs.
Make your wedding unforgettable. The Santa Barbara Zoo offers a spectacular location for a wedding. Guests will enjoy nearly 30 acres of lush gardens, majestic ocean views, and our incredible animals. We work with you every step of the way to make sure your wedding day is perfect.
Our ceremony site, Palm Garden, can accommodate 250-275 guests; the Hilltop reception site can accommodate parties of up to 2,500.