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The Granada Theatre

1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2608
+1 805-899-2222
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Home of the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, The Granada in beautiful Downtown Santa Barbara is a year-round entertainment venue featuring local and international acts on tour, including Classical and Pop concerts, Broadway musicals, Theatre, Dance and more. Built in 1924, the historic Granada underwent a $60 million restoration before reopening in March, 2008. Available for private tours. Call for information.
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1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2608
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"box seats"
in 4 reviews
"musical performances"
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"great seats"
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"parking structure"
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"located on state street"
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"easy parking"
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"stage"
in 7 reviews
"usher"
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"messina"
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"culture"
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"arlington"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased the best tickets available to make this evening a night that would forever be remembered. I took my mother, my wife and my daughter... the three most important women in my life. We had an amazing time! Roni Benise is a flamenco and...More

Thank Louis L
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The renovation of this theatre some years ago placed it among one of the finest venues in Southern California for acoustical sound excellence. Additionally, it is an intimate and comfortable setting which makes for a consummate experience. There is an in the same block parking...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I visited The Granada Theatre to see, hear a Benefit concert held by Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina and their band-mates for another member of their band. The theatre is centrally located on State Street and has street parking plus covered paid parking directly behind...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had a great time at this recent concert. Ticket takers and ushers were friendly. No metal detectors which as nice, guess you trust all the old people going to this show. Not a great amount of room for concessions. Seats and sound were wonderful. All...More

Thank TJanzen
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Gorgeous interior....You may think you are at the Alhambra! Thankfully we arrived early so we could take it all in. We were in the balcony which not only gives one a bird's eye view of the theater, but is wonderful for viewing the stage...great seats...More

Thank Offthebeatenpath011
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Granada Theatre is the most prominent landmark in Santa Barbara.The Granada Theatre first opened on April 9, 1924. it has been one of Santa Barbaras most prominent landmarks and cultural icons for more than 90 years. look up during the anniversary week, April 8-15...More

Thank Burt Y
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been here twice on our stopovers and I love this theater. Its grand scope and vintage detailing is beautifully preserved. The lounge and bathroom area is gorgeous in that old style. The theater itself is huge and made me a little nervous about where...More

Thank Anita V
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Granada on a regular basis shows movies. Like the Arlington across the street the Granada is home to plays, concerts etc. On this night we came for the Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas show which was as great as ever. Easy parking and plenty of...More

Thank Jedimasterkush
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This theater is amazingly beautiful!! You should book a show here just to experience it!! Wonderfully welcoming employees and ushers greeted us upon our entrance. We had seats upstairs which were very comfortable. Our seats were front row so we had a small "deck" in...More

Thank Jalama
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

What a throw back to an era where theaters were grand. Everything was majestic and regal inside. The staircases, the chandeliers the box seats, the huge stage, the crown moldings - just every single detail oozed of the golden era of Hollywood. The seats were...More

Thank CaitlynsMom
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