Riviera Mansion

Santa Barbara




Built in 1880 as a private estate, The Riviera Mansion resides in the historic estate district of Santa Barbara's lower Riviera. Your guests will be greeted by the grandiose iconic mansion doors upon arrival. Exuding historic simplicity, the Dining Room boasts ornate chandeliers, a grand fireplace and beautiful artwork throughout. The mansion is filled with lavish rooms, each with its own splendor. The library is full of sophistication with a fireplace, more stunning chandeliers, rich woodwork and wall-to-wall books. Overlooking the gorgeous Alice Keck Park, the Park Lawn features the backdrop of the mansion fa├žade. This lush, secluded space outdoors is ideal for a wedding ceremony or cocktail reception. Combining beautiful decor, an abundance of class, and majestic ambiance, The Riviera Mansion is a special venue that will leave your guests breathless.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Mansion, Private Estate, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 175 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 230 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 600 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start times on Saturdays and Sundays. Early morning can be arranged. Mondays through Thursdays set up can begin at 2:30PM. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,000 to $3,000 for ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time. The fee to rent the Foyer for a ceremony only wedding is $750 for up to 75 guests. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Inquire with venue wedding coordinator as menu packages vary with guest count. Starting menu prices are based on 100 guests.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Riviera Mansion is estimated at between $11,500 and $24,870 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Complimentary champagne and butler service for the wedding party

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM
Outside wine and champagne allowed with a corkage fee