Events at Mattei's Tavern
Make your event extraordinary
The heart and soul of Los Olivos, Mattei’s Tavern is built upon the ethos of gathering and community and is a convivial space for weddings, corporate events and social occasions. The lush Hartley Lawn, adjacent to the landmark water tower, offers a dreamy backdrop for any milestone celebration, while The Barn counters with warm interiors that play host to myriad festivities, big and small. Other spaces throughout the property are entertaining and welcome, with an expert in-house team on-hand to customize and arrange every detail.
- Total rooms: 10 Cottages, 55 Guest House
- Largest event space: The Barn, 80 guest capacity
- Located a short drive north from Santa Barbara in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley
Celebrations & Events
Our dedicated events staff takes a highly personalized approach to each and every milestone event, working with you on every detail, from event coordination to custom menu planning prepared especially for you by our world-class culinary team.
Our specialists are romantics at heart who delight in collaborating with each couple to create a wedding that reflects their vision, whether it’s with a grand affair in The Barn, or a more relaxed affair outdoors on the Hartley Lawn. At Mattei's Tavern, your wedding will be as unique as you are.
Our professional conference services staff can work with you to create the one-of-a-kind corporate retreat, banquet or meeting you’re seeking, whether you’re looking to invigorate your team or captivate potential clients.
Offering banquet dining experiences defined by Mattei’s venerable, California-fresh cuisine, each event is elevated by menus designed for sharing, socializing, grazing and discovering. With multiple culinary options to be enjoyed, an extensive list of experiences, a private tasting room – set in The Hartley House, the first home in Los Olivos – as well as a spa and pool, Mattei’s merges the best of wellness and social happening to accommodate a vast array of events and guests.
Adjacent to the historic Hartley House, the very first home in Los Olivos, the Hartley Lawn is the ideal venue for outdoor weddings. The manicured and lush lawn features the landmark Mattei’s Tavern water tower – a gorgeous backdrop to any milestone gathering.
- 90 guests
- 1,894 sq. ft.
Event and Banquet Facilities
Our professional staff can help with any technical requirements, including modern audio-visual capabilities to enhance any meeting.
Receiving and set-up
From greeting your guests upon arrival and providing in-room amenities, we’ll leave no detail overlooked.
Music and entertainment
Our specialists can arrange everything from a grand entrance on horseback to live cigar rolling.
Welcome amenities & VIP gifts
From house-made late night snacks to custom apparel, we can customize welcome bags and nightly amenities based on your preferences.
Adventures the whole family can enjoy range from cycling winding country roads to hiking among towering redwood trees.
Enjoy a romantic candlelit side-by-side massage and more intimate experiences designed just for couples.