Our Story

Founded in 2005, The Tent Merchant Inc. grew from a passion for exotic decor and antiques, and a love for planning and executing special events.  Since the beginning, we have been dedicated to providing our clients with unparalleled services and products to create truly unique and inspired events.

Our Services

As a full service Boutique Event & Wedding Rental Company, we carry a wide range of tents, tables, chairs, flatware, glassware, china, linens, lighting, dance floors, staging, and furniture. We also specialize in Props & Décor from a variety of international styles including Vintage Shabby Chic & Garden, Tropical Island, Asian, and Moroccan & Indian. We provide authentic tents with one of a kind antique furnishings and accessories that will completely transform any environment to provide your guests with a special and memorable experience. 

Our Locations


The Prop & Décor House Showroom

436 East Gutierrez Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

M-F 9am-4pm ⎮ Sat 9am-2pm ⎮ Sun By Appointment

Will Call Facility

436 East Gutierrez Street
(Olive St. - 1st Roll-up Door)
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

M-F 9am-3pm ⎮ Sat 9am-2pm

The Prop & Decor Retail Outlet

930 State St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

M-Sat 10am-5:30pm ⎮ Sun 11am-5pm