About the Granada Theatre

About the Granada Theatre

A local landmark for almost a century, The Granada Theatre is the central coast’s premier performing arts venue.  Located in the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara, The Granada is home to eight resident companies, and serves as a venue for regional and national touring productions. Featuring Santa Barbara’s only state- of-the-art all-digital, 4K HD resolution cinema system, with an accompanying 40’ screen The Granada Theatre also presents feature length films. A recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, the theater is an historical icon that speaks to the central role live performing arts play in defining the communal life of Santa Barbara and the Central Coast region.  Read more about our rich history at the links below.


The Granada Theatre  is home to eight resident company partners, and is proud to be part of the Santa Barbara Historic Theatre District.  Learn more about these partnerships at the links below.


Get Involved

Interested in how you can get involved with The Granada Theatre? Learn about joining our dedicated staff or passionate Volunteer Ambassadors at the links below.