Special Events


Thank you for your interest in hosting a special event at one of our Santa Barbara County Parks. 

What is a Special Event?

A Special Event is an event that impacts, encroaches or infringes on the surrounding group areas, and or requires the use of more than the provided amenities. Unauthorized events may result in additional fees or eviction. Please call the Parks Administration office at (805) 568-2460, Option 5, for more information. courthouse at night

Your event may be a special event if:

  •  You require more than one reservable area or encroach on areas outside your reserved space.
  •  You require more than the provided amenities, i.e., stage, additional seating, additional food preparation equipment, audio/visual equipment.
  •  Your event is open to the public.
  •  Your event is a race, marathon, sporting event, concert, parade, fundraiser, carnival, fair, festival, community event, organized assembly, rally, etc.

Additional Information
:: Special Event Planning Guide
:: Download an Application
:: Rules and Regulations