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Rent the Presidio Chapel

The Presidio Chapel is furnished as it would have been in the late 18th century.  The whitewashed walls are punctuated by paintings and candle sconces, and the altar is dressed with a spectacular reredos (altar piece), altar frontal, and candlesticks. Period santos fill the niches. The interior walls and altar rail are painted to represent marble or tapestry. A small balcony overhanging the interior front of the building adds charm and utility and can be used to house vendors such as musicians or photographers. The acoustics are ideal for any genre of music, overall making this the perfect place for all of life’s special celebrations and events.

SBTHP Provides

Facility supervisor, candles for wall sconces and two altar candlesticks, parking in the adjacent lot (33 parking spots available with prior notice and approval), waiting rooms for bridal party, and use of 180 chairs (optional, additional charge applies).

Rental Rates

$1,800.00  -  Six (6) hour rental ($100 each additional hour)

$1,000.00  -  Refundable damage/cleaning/security deposit    

Optional $200.00 for chairs (including set up and take down)

Non-profit and co-sponsorship rates available. Please email us for more information.

How to Rent the Presidio Chapel

1. Check availability and either send an email or fill out the Rentals Inquiry Form

2. Review the rental agreement and fees associated with renting the Presidio Chapel 

3. Return rental agreement reservation form with a $500 non-refundable deposit

4. Return rental/fee balance, security deposit, and proof of insurance at least 60 days before your event.

Forms and payments may be submitted in person, by mail, or online.

Rental and Development Coordinator

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP)

123 East Canon Perdido Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101


The Presidio Chapel is located at 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, California


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