Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

Santa Barbara



Nestled in the scenic Santa Ynez Valley wine country in a spectacular setting, The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort is a truly romantic setting for weddings and events. The Alisal, a 10,000 acre working cattle ranch, is California's premier guest ranch. Only a 30 minute drive from Santa Barbara, we invite you to experience the majestic surroundings of the Ranch, a secluded jewel surrounded by Sycamore and Oak trees featuring a range of settings for a rustic-chic yet elegance wedding. Hold your nuptials on the stunning grounds, sharing your first kiss beneath the shade of towering Sycamore trees or say "I Do" on the intimate Creekside Lawn, there are numerous picturesque moments on the Ranch. Enjoy fine cocktails at the relaxing Poolside Pavilion or host some cowgirl fun at the Rodeo Arena for the ultimate welcome reception or rehearsal dinner. Host an indoor reception in the Sycamore Ballroom, which offers a unique ambiance that is reminiscent of a vintage country barn with an attached outdoor deck. Each area of the Ranch possesses its own individual charm, catering to the unique tastes of every bride. From horseback riding, golfing, bass fishing to cycling, your guests will have a magical and memorable experience at the Ranch. No matter which space suits to your wedding day dreams, the Alisal Guest Ranch will amaze your guests and provide you with an event of a lifetime!

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Golf Course, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged, based upon the venue location. Events must end by 11:00PM or 1:00AM depending on the venue location.

Rental Fees

The venue rental fees range from $1,500.00 to $5,000.00 for the ceremony and reception depending on the venue location and the time of the season.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM