Parking spaces and open spaces in general are always in short supply in the Santa Barbara area. The Earl Warren Showgrounds has over 1000 parking spaces on the 34 acre site. With open space also at a premium locally, the Parking Lots at the showgrounds are also available to rent for special events. The parking lots at Earl Warren have been used for fairs, carnivals, circus, car shows and community public service events. Parking lot rentals are by quote.