Santa Barbara Courthouse Wedding DJs

Yes, we can DJ your Santa Barbara Wedding Ceremony and your Santa Barbara Wedding Reception at the Santa Barbara Courthouse!

Santa Barbara Courthouse Wedding DJs


Courthouse Tower | Courthouse Gardens

How do I get a marriage license?

An application is filled out prior to the Bride and Groom appearing in person to the Clerk-Recorder's Office.  Both parties must be present with a government issued photo I.D.  Details and application are provided on the Clerk-Recorder web site.

Is there a justice of the peace?

No, but you may have a civil ceremony performed by a Santa Barbara County Clerk.  Details are provided on theClerk-Recorder web site.

Can I get a marriage license on the day of the wedding?

Marriage Licenses may be obtained the day of the wedding but shall be issued prior to the marriage ceremony taking place.  However, marriage licenses are only issued Monday - Friday at the Clerk-Recorder Office. Marriage licenses are valid for 90 days.

Is a marriage license good from other places?

You must obtain a marriage license in the state in which you are getting married in.  However, if you choose a confidential marriage license, you must purchase your marriage license within the County in which you are getting married in.

Can I have a friend or relative officiate? 

Yes.  A person may be appointed "Deputy Marriage Commissioner for a Day" by the County Clerk.  Please download the application and take the completed application and appropriate fees to the Hall of Records in the County Courthouse. 

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Where is the Courthouse?

The official address is 1100 Anacapa Street. The building and gardens cover a full block between Anacapa St., Santa Barbara St., Anapamu St. and Figueroa St.  The Clerk-Recorder's office is on the north-west corner at Anacapa and Anapamu.

Where do I park for the Courthouse?

Directly across the street from the Anacapa St. entrance is a four level parking garage - 75 minutes free and a dollar and a half ($1.50) an hour after that-

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If you plan to be married on a week day don’t call a judge. They are busy in court.  You may call the Santa Barbara County Clerk Recorder marriage appointment phone line at 805-568-2510.  You may also make an online appointment by going to the website at and you can now also apply for the marriage license at the website.

A list of local marriage officiants is available in the Marriage Officiant Binder which is kept in the public lobby of the Hall of Records.


Historical Landmark and breathtaking scenery makes the Santa Barbara County Courthouse an ideal destination to celebrate private and public parties. The County’s Lompoc Veteran’s Memorial Building is an excellent location to celebrate your next special event including weddings, anniversary, and class reunions.

The Santa Barbara Courthouse and Lompoc Veteran’s Memorial Building are available to rent for private or public events. Both locations offer spectacular architecture and views for your unforgettable special event. These locations are available for reservations. We invite you to explore these locations for your next special event. See the County of Santa Barbara Rental Facilities page for additional information.


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Santa Barbara Courthouse Wedding DJs

Capture the Essence of Santa Barbara at the Beautiful Courthouse

This 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.

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

Sunken Gardens: Max Occupancy 200 / Price $525

Palm Terrance: Max Occupancy 125 / Price $475

Redwood: Max Occupancy 100 / Price $425

Fiesta Stage: Max Occupancy 80 / Price $375

Giant Bird of Paradise: Max Occupancy 80 / Price $325

Rotunda Lawn: Max Occupancy 25 / Price $125

Areas A-H outside the boarder of the Courthouse: Maximum Occupancy 15 / Price FREE!

Mural Room Information: / 805-568-2460 x 4 /

Garden Information: / 805-568-2460 x 4 /

Special Events Information: . 805-568-2460 x 5 /

RATE: See Above* / CAPACITY: 200 / WEBSITE:

*Rate varies depending on guest count & area

Photos by Willa Kveta Photography

Address: 1100 Anacapa Street City: Santa Barbara Zip/Postal Code: 93101 Neighborhood: Santa Barbara