Arrive Early: 90-minutes before schedule 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 of our valued neighbors. 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.
- Parking is $15 per car - CASH ONLY.
- No alcohol.
- No amplified music.
- No loitering in vehicles or on foot.
- Parking lot closes 30 minutes after concert ends.
- 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.
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.