Community Impacts

The Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to hosting world-class events and experiences in a spectacular setting. This goal is achieved by improving and maintaining the facilities, making our community a better place through youth outreach and greener practices, and providing unparalleled customer service.


  • Over 600 concerts since the year 2000
  • Over 1.2 million concert-goers since 2010


  • Almost $50 million in improvements funded by private donations
  • 71% of major donors give more than once. The Bowl creates Donors For Life


  • $2.1m funding distributed to programs since 2010
  • 2,281 tickets subsidized since the start of Community Ticket Subsidy in 2016
  • 550 instruments repaired or replaced per year over the last 5 years


  • Stage roof can hang 250,000 pounds of equipment
  • All stonework done by stones quarried on-site
  • First out-door event venue in the United States to install a Hearing Loop


  • Over 65,000 plastic cups off-set
  • 5,000 bikes valeted for FREE!
  • 91.8% of event waste diverted from land-fill since 2016

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