What: California Wedding Day’s annual awards program honors the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry. The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara won “Best Indoor Wedding Venue” for the Santa Barbara Region. Ritz-Carlton, Bacara partner Tyler Speier Events won “Best Overall Wedding Vendor.” The winners were chosen through an online open-voting process.

Who: The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara is a luxury resort that embodies the charm, beauty, and energy of the Mediterranean, distinctly nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains – just minutes from the center of charming and historic Santa Barbara. The indoor wedding venue, The Bacara Ballroom, is a spectacular setting with 23-foot ceilings and gilt-framed mirrors that create a sense of romance. The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara Santa Barbara wedding planner can map out every detail of the wedding day, from décor and customized menus to lighting.

The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara spans 78 acres and features 358 guest rooms and suites, two natural beaches, lush gardens, and a collection of amenities including a 42,000 square-foot spa and wellness center; three salt-water infinity pools; six culinary venues, including the signature Angel Oak, housing the resort’s 12,000-bottle wine collection.

How: Explore Ritz-Carlton, Bacara wedding information or request a proposal online here, or call (805) 968-0100.

When: The winners were revealed at the Best of 2023 Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 16th.