Welcome to The Granada Theatre

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The Granada: Celebrating 100 Years of the Arts in Santa Barbara

A Centennial documentary

It’s our story. Our history. Our very own home movie

The Granada Theatre opened in 1924 as a Grand Movie Palace and Live Performance Venue. The Granada Holding Company envisioned a magnificent performance space, a skyscraper, that would attract tourists, encourage prosperity, and serve as a gathering place for all of Santa Barbara.


The Granada Theatre and other presenters showcase concerts featuring popular entertainers and world class comedians.


The Broadway In Santa Barbara Series brings hits straight from Broadway to The Granada Theatre.

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An exciting lineup from Santa Barbara Symphony, CAMA, Opera Santa Barbara, and UCSB Arts & Lectures.


State Street Ballet and UCSB Arts & Lectures seasons feature a brilliant line-up of Classic and Contemporary Dance.


The Granada Theatre presents several different Film Series, all dedicated to showcasing the best in cinematic tradition.

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A variety of programming for audiences young and old.

Give to the Granada Theatre

As the center of the performing arts community in Santa Barbara, The Granada Theatre is supported by many individuals and foundations whose generous investment make possible the world class performances on this state of the art stage.

To learn more about how you can support your theater, click the button below or contact the Granada Development team, at 805-899-3000 or development@granadasb.org

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