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Our Campus

Our beautiful Santa Barbara, CA location is conveniently situated downtown, near State St. and across from popular Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden. Noted as a Historical Landmark, our campus features timeless style, modern amenities, and built-in comfort, making it an ideal venue for various types of both large and small gatherings. For more than 60 years, Unity of Santa Barbara has been a warm and welcoming campus.

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Weddings (and other life ceremonies)


Enjoy the experience of a customized ceremony on your special day. Our campus offers both indoor and outdoor spaces, including an intimate chapel, a spacious sanctuary, and an airy outdoor courtyard as picturesque options for your ceremony. Our very own senior minister, Reverend Heidi Alfrey is a specialist in all types of wedding ceremonies, including same-sex, interfaith, and non-denominational unions. Rev. Heidi transforms every commitment ceremony into an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime, memorable event.

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Small Groups


Our facility offers ideal spaces for small-to-mid-sized group meetings, including study groups, recovery/addiction groups, or other moderate-sized gatherings. Our central location, convenient parking, availability of on-site tables, chairs and A/V capabilities make our venue a great choice for these types of gatherings.

Spaces Available

  • Sanctuary

    • Our beautiful, spacious sanctuary boasts high ceilings, with an open and airy feel.
    • Seating Capacity: 175
    • Dimension: 65 x 37
    • Area: 2405 sq. ft.
    • Base rate: $125 per hour   
    • (Discounted rates are often available for eligible groups)
    • (2- hour minimum)
    • Features
    • A/V: Yes; audio & video
    • Kitchen: Yes; nearby
    • Floor: 1st
    • Amenities: Excellent sound system, 2 T.V. screens, Large projector screen & ceiling mounted projector, Grand piano & Clavinova digital piano, stackable/moveable chairs, blackout curtains on sliding glass doors, air conditioning, floral arrangement area, floor space will accommodate banquet set-ups.
    • Chairs: Stackable, moveable, cushioned arm and armless wood-backed chairs available.
    • Tables: Clear podium, Ceremonial candle table, folding table by A/V system, may bring in tables if-needed.
  • Chapel

    • Seating Capacity: 50
    • Area: 480 sq. ft.
    • Base rate: $70 per hour  
    • (Discounted rates are often available for eligible groups)
    • Amenities: Sacred space with lit stained glass, raised stage area, T.V. screen and laptop portals for PowerPoints, wireless microphone, overhead speakers, wood floor, roll out area rug, moveable chairs 
    • Chairs: Cushioned brown armchairs - stackable in 3’s – 32 available, plus 2 cushioned benches along the wall (seats up to 3 each)
    • Tables: card table, small round coffee table, credenza on the stage, a wooden lectern
  • Bride's Room/Study Group Room

    • This quiet, secluded room is cozy and perfect as a bride’s “getting ready” room, or as a small group study space.
    • Seating Capacity: 8-10
    • Dimension: 10' X 17'
    • Area: 170 sq. ft. 
    • Rate: $30 per hour
    • Discounted rates often available for eligible groups)
    • Amenities: Private bathroom, mirror, small sofa, cushioned armchairs and room to set up folding chairs, space heater, soft lighting,
    • Chairs: 1 loveseat sofa, 1 large armchair, 5 cushioned side chairs, extra folding chairs are available for use
    • Tables: Ottoman with coffee tray, round metal side table, vanity with mirror
  • Y.O.U. Room

    • Seating Capacity: 50+
    • Dimension: 20x30
    • Area: 600 sq. ft.
    • Base rate: $50 per hour
    • Discounted rates are often available for eligible groups
    • Amenities: A/V available
    • Floor: Basement (stairs) -Note: Not handicap accessible
  • Community Room

    • This light, airy and spacious room features large windows and a sliding door that opens to a front patio
    • Seating Capacity: 20
    • Dimension:  22 x 13
    • Area: 220 sq. ft.
    • Base rate: $50 per hour
    • Discounted rates are often available for eligible groups
    • Amenities: Easily accessible, medium floor space, T.V. screen with portals for laptop presentations, portable piano
    • Type and No. of Chairs: 20 stackable cushioned armless chairs on a rolling rack to bring in as-needed
    • Tables: Tables may be brought in as-needed
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Unity of Santa Barbara

227 E Arrellaga St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

805.966.2239

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Sunday Services at 10am