Montecito Weddings... Romantic, Elegant, Perfect!

Specializing in Santa Barbara Weddings, Venues, Ceremonies, and Receptions we offer a variety of packages for any wedding budget. With beautiful beaches & ocean cliff surroundings, the majestic S.B. Courthouse, the lovely local gardens, and majestic estate settings we are sure you will find the perfect locale to create the ideal ambiance for your wedding day! Hello and congratulations to you on your engagement! The days between now and "I do" are most exhilarating, filled with eagerness and anticipation of the future and all that it holds, illuminated by the thrill of knowing that true love is indeed more precious than gold! That said, what better place to have your wedding ceremony than California's very own "Gold Coast", Santa Barbara! With average temperatures ranging between 68-75 degrees, Santa Barbara county is the ideal choice for weddings year round.

Perfect Wedding Day

Dearest Sarah, I almost do not know where to begin with what a PERFECT wedding event you provided for Lindsay and Stephen! From our initial planning session at Starbucks to the ending moments leaving Stella Mares, we just had the most wonderful experience working with you and the Montecito Weddings crew. So many of our family and friends said it was the best wedding they have ever attended – and my husband and I totally agree. The ceremony was sweet, personal, meaningful and intimate – you chose the perfect words about love and marriage and the starfish story with the bride and groom sending their starfishes back into the ocean was so fun and unique. Again, perfection. Thank you also for arranging to have Tony Ybarra play during the event and for having Henry Umana take the photographs. Henry’s preview postings are amazing and I know he captured the joy and fun everyone was feeling.

The Butterfly Beach setting was amazing and welcoming – it was so heartwarming to see everyone arrive and just immediately relax and enjoy the wedding. Some adorable little girls in swimsuits even ran up the beach to congratulate Lindsay just before the ceremony began – so cute. Nicole, Sebastian and Joel were so nice to work with at the wedding site and the end result was charming. Our little cousin even helped Nicole toss the rose petals in the aisle – the whole atmosphere was one of family, close friends and love.

You were so right about Stella Mares – the greenhouse was magical and we absolutely just had to show up to our own little French bistro with fresh flowers on the tables, candlelight and the most wonderful food and drinks. All our guests raved about how good their dinners were and then came the cake – best ever wedding cake!!! Sarah, your decorating was beautiful with so many white roses and the starfish, too. It was like eating a fluffy strawberry shortcake cloud – just the right amount of sweetness. Lily’s cookie favors were so cute and yummy – and again the personal touch of having a homemade gift to send home with each guest helped make the wedding even more special. You definitely must add Lily’s cookies to your wedding service selections – Lindsay called me late last night to say, “Oh, my goodness, the cookies are delicious!” I just knew we were in the right hands when we met with you to be our wedding planner. Our experience with Montecito Weddings was fantastic and stress-free from start to finish.

Thank you for a perfect wedding day,
Lynn and Allen Roberts

P.S. The crew really did work their butts off setting up the perfect wedding site!

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All you need is love…

…and we will take care of the rest! Montecito Weddings provides a variety of wedding packages for every budget, from the very basics (the “Santa Barbara Special”) to all inclusive (“Lover’s Paradise”). All of our packages can be customized from our Ala Carte menu, allowing you to pick and choose the right options for you.

We not only provide the very best in ceremony packages but also provide receptions as well! Choose from our Ceremony/Reception combos or simply add a reception on to the package of your choice and… voila! Sea, sand, and sky is the limits!!!

Imagine yourselves: Standing surf side, toes in the sand, surrounded by friends and family, fragrant florals, and tropical palms beneath a breathtaking azure blue sky. Listen to the sounds of a classical guitarist serenely wafting in concert with the surf, the sun dancing lightly across the waves…a picture perfect moment in time created just for you!

Or perhaps your ideal wedding location is upon a grassy knoll overlooking a crystalline lily pond filled with jewel toned koi, or high atop a cliff overlooking the Channel Islands and sparkling Pacific Ocean.

At Montecito Weddings, we make weddings “a day at the beach”, taking the stress out of planning your destination dream wedding. For detailed information, please take a moment to look through our list of packages and locations as well as florals, photography, ala carte, and our FAQ page. Happy wedding planning, and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

The Reverend Sarah Farmer


Notable Nuptials

Patrick Maiani and Sarah Gore (daughter of former VP Al Gore) say “I do” beneath historic Torrey pine, Rev. Sarah Farmer of Montecito Weddings officiating.


  • Dear Sarah, thank you so much for your wonderful speech. This means so much to us!!!!!You make our wedding to a very beautiful and such amazing experience, thank you for all:-)))!!!!!!We never forget!!!!All our love!!!!Greetings from Germany!–Sabine and Andreas

  • Dear Sarah, I don't think we got the chance to THANK YOU for a beautiful ceremony. Please thank Nicole for her help with coordinating everything for us, it was amazing. We loved the set-up, your beautiful words and we really appreciate everything you did to make our wedding day special.–Juanita & Thaddaeus

  • Hi Sarah, Thanks for arranging everything and officiating at the service! It was lovely! We went directly to Pismo and had a lovely beachfront suite! Bliss! Now off to San Simeon and beyond! Thanks again!–Anne and Brian

  • Dear Sarah, Tony & I would like to thank you both for making our special day more special than even we could have imagined. Our wedding that we had planned was just getting to be to much, and through one of our good friends decided to do what they had done, ELOPE!! Yes sounded like the best thing for us to do, and to have the both of you doing it for us, well you both went more than that extra mile and made it a beautiful day in our lifes that will never be forgotten. Again our sincere thanks for such a memorable day, you both will always remain in our hearts.–Tony & Earlene

  • Hello Sarah, Thanks so much for all you did for us on our wedding day. It could not have been more perfect. The flowers were gorgeous, and the service was delivered with such sincerity. I am so looking forward to receiving our photos and the video!!!–Big hugs to you, Jacquie