Coming & Going

Santa Barbara High School to begin construction for solar

From June - August, parts of Santa Barbara High School parking lots will be intermittently closed for concert parking.  

  • Additional parking will be located at the Armory (700 Canon Perdido)
  • Guests may park directly at the armory by entering on Nopal St (From Milpas, tun left on Canon Perdido.  Turn left on Nopal.  Armory parking will be on the right).

Please arrive early so you don't miss any of the show.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Arrive Early: 90-minutes before scheduled start of concert 

Due to the historic design of the Santa Barbara Bowl, it is recommended that all patrons arrive early to ensure ease and comfort of parking and entry to venue.

Shh! Respect Our Neighbors

The Bowl is located in a residential neighborhood; please be respectful. Use the High School parking lot, park in legal areas, keep noise to a minimum and don't litter.


From North: Take 101 South to Santa Barbara. Exit Milpas St.-NORTH Merge right on to Milpas St. (away from the ocean). Travel approximately 1.5 miles up Milpas. Santa Barbara Bowl will be located on the right-hand side.

From South: Take 101 North to Santa Barbara. Exit Milpas St . Turn right (away from the ocean). Travel approximately 1.5 miles up Milpas. Santa Barbara Bowl will be located on the right-hand side.




Santa Barbara High School parking lot, located 200 yards from the Bowl entrance, offers convenient and safe parking. For your safety, the following policies apply when parking at Santa Barbara High School.

  1. Parking is $20 per car.
  2. No tailgating - no alcohol, no picnicking.
  3. No amplified music.
  4. No loitering in vehicles or on foot.
  5. Parking lot closes 30 minutes after concert ends.
  6. The Santa Barbara Bowl and Santa Barbara High School assume no responsibility for theft or damage to your car or property while parked on the premises.

Accessible Parking

Customers desiring a reserved accessible space, please contact the Box Office at the Santa Barbara Bowl at 805-962-7411.

Rideshare & Drop-Off

Rideshare is an easy and green way to get to a Bowl concert. Whether ride-sharing with a friend or via Uber, Lyft, friends or a taxi — all drop-offs are the same.

Drop off ALL passengers on the corner of Milpas and Anapamu.  Please schedule your approach to drive Northbound on Milpas (heading away from the ocean) to unload in the designated drop-off zone at Milpas and Anapamu.

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