Weddings & outdoor events


Thank you for your interest in Westmont as the site of your wedding ceremony. The campus offers an ideal place for services of holy matrimony consistent with the Westmont Community Life Statement.

Enjoy an enchanted setting for a fantasy wedding in the heart of beautiful Santa Barbara. Nestled in the scenic mountains above the city, Westmont provides an ideal backdrop for a truly memorable wedding day. Originally a private estate, the campus features picturesque gardens that frame spectacular mountain and ocean views.


Wedding ceremonies may be held in the following locations on campus:

Prayer ChapelVoskuyl Prayer Chapel
Up to 40 guests.

This tranquil location, hidden in the heart of the campus, is ideal for intimate wedding ceremonies. Winding pathways lead you through the beautifully manicured formal gardens where you can glimpse the picturesque white chapel surrounded by lush vegetation. When you enter the chapel, a beautiful stained-glass window greets you. This small chapel is an exceptional space for any occasion.

Chapel Lawn Voskuyl Prayer Chapel Lawn
Up to 125 guests.

This charming space, located directly behind the Voskuyl Prayer Chapel, overlooks a serene pond filled with lily pads and delightful water features. The rich plant life offers unique photo opportunities.

Formal Garden Formal Gardens and Louise Lowry Davis Terrace
Up to 500 guests.

A beautifully landscaped getaway located in the center of campus, this area features pristine hedges, exotic flowers and tranquil water fountains where guests can meditate and enjoy the beauty of a traditional Montecito estate.

Magnolia Lawn Magnolia Lawn
Up to 125 guests.

Find two lawns with beautiful views of the ocean and mountains just steps from the formal garden and enjoy the soft aromas of rose, citrus and lavender that drift through this area. This open space below the Kerrwood terrace is both beautiful and convenient.

Kerrwood Lawn Kerrwood Lawn
Up to 300 guests.

Located in the center of the circular driveway of the original estate, this beautifully manicured space is one of the first sites you encounter as you drive in through the main campus entrance. Surrounded by trees, plants and the stately backdrop of Kerrwood Hall, this sprawling lawn feels intimate. Discover romantic garden pathways just steps from the lawn that provide a beautiful backdrop for photographs.

If you would like to schedule a tour of our wedding facilities, or would like to request more information about pricing and booking, please contact Melinda Harriman at (805) 565-6045 or