Venue Type: Indoor/Outdoor Historic Site; Venutra beach ceremony, Figueroa Plaza, and Serra Cross Vista also available


Capacity: O’Brien Hall 300 guests (dining), 500 (conference seating); Parish Auditorium 125 guests (dining), 200 (conference seating)


Availability: Please email or call (805) 525-5736.


Amenities: Catering provided by, located downtown, picturesque backdrops for photos in mission gardens, beach, and downtown

San Buenaventura Mission offers several venues for receptions and meetings. Most notable is the historic Mission Church reserved for Catholic sacred liturgies: Holy Mass, Marriages, Baptisms, Quinceaneras, and Funerals. The Church is also available for concerts and tours by group or individuals (see their Visitor’s Page). The Church is generally open to the public from 6:30am to 5:30 pm.


O’Brien Hall is a favorite for wedding receptions with spectacular views of the Bell Tower and the surrounding area from a bird’s eye view. O’Brien Hall is also available for conference meeting space. O’Brien Hall accommodates 300 guests for meal seating and 500 guests for conference seating.


Amore intimate venue is the Parish Center Auditorium that can accommodate 125 guests for meal seating and up to 200 guests for conference seating.


On occasion the Mission Gardens and the Bonaventure Room are available for a private event or a smaller meeting venue respectively. The gardens can host a non-seated event for 125 persons and the Bonaventure Room will accommodate 40 guests for meal seating and 75 persons for a conference meeting.


To learn more about the different event sites the Mission has to offer please visit their event site: