Visit Santa Ynez Valley! Combining incredibly scenic venues with friendly, professional services is the recipe for memorable special events for two to 700 throughout the Santa Ynez Valley. In this mild year-round climate, more than 30 lodging properties offer banquet/meetings rooms and outdoor areas for corporate, incentive, association and tour groups. And not only weddings and social functions shine here, but also conferences, executive board meetings, reunions, retreats and festivals. Rates and facilities range from AAA 4-diamond-rated hotels and resorts to charming inns that suit every taste and budget. Numerous area wineries and tasting rooms also offer facilities for special event group rentals.