Old Mission Santa Barbara

Plan your visit

We’d be delighted to assist you in planning your visit! Just email us at museumtours@sboldmission.org or call (805)682-4713, ext. 166.
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Serra Hall

From wedding receptions and Christmas parties to meetings and baby showers, Serra Hall at Old Mission Santa Barbara is the perfect venue for special events.
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Event Rooms

We have several spacious rooms that may be rented for meetings, conferences, and special events.
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Sunday, November 26th


Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: $25 per person (No children under 12)

Learn about the Mission’s Architecture, beautiful artwork, and view some of its greatest treasures in areas not normally open to the public. All proceeds benefit the Mission and the SB Archive-Library. Space is limited, so call to reserve your spot today! (805) 682-4713 ext. 166


Celebrate the Feast of St. Barbara

Join us as we celebrate our patron saint!

From 9:00 am to 3:30 pm we will be offering FREE admission to the Mission Museum (self-guided tours only) and the chance to view part of the fascinating Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library. You can also stay for the Sunday Vigil Mass at 4:00 pm in the Old Mission Church.

We look forward to welcoming you to Old Mission Santa Barbara for this very special event!

DECEMBER 7th & 8th


“Mission of Humility” Reflections

Join Fr. Dan Lackie, OFM on Thursday, December 7th at 7:00 pm in the Bonaventure Room for an evening of reflection to unwrap the Franciscan tradition surrounding Christmas. Can’t make the Thursday night session? A repeat session will be held on Friday, December 8th at 9:00 am in Bonaventure.

Please call 805.682.4151 to RSVP.



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15th at 7:30 pm

A Franciscan Christmas

“Messiah at the Mission” Concert

Choir of St. Barbara Parish at the Old Mission, Mission Schola, & Mission Chamber Orchestra
Roy Spicer, Director and Choirmaster

Program includes choral selections from Georg Frederick Handel’s The Messiah and other seasonal music. Tickets available online and in the Mission gift shop beginning Saturday, November 25. Don’t miss this glorious celebration of the Christmas season!

For more information, visit www.fst.edu.