Full 2024 Tampa Wedding Venue Guide

(Prices, Photos + More)

My clients are tired of being overwhelmed with all the wedding venues in Tampa and the surrounding area. That's why I've rounded up a list of the area’s most gorgeous wedding venues along with precise details like pricing and capacity. Consider this page a one-stop shop to give you a big leg up in helping you narrow down the venue of your dreams. 

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art 

The Ringling is hands down one of the most sought and jaw-dropping venues on the entire east coast of the country, let alone the west coast of Florida. It features breathtaking grounds and amazing views of Sarasota Bay! You'll be spoilt for choice when picking a location to host your dream wedding day—from the museum's courtyard, the Ca' d'Zan Terrace, the Bayfront Garden, to Mable's Rose Garden, the options are endless. This place will leave you and your guests in awe and make your special day unforgettable.

  • Address: 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Capacity: The Ringling Museum of Art's courtyard can hold up to 300 guests for a seated dinner while the Ca' d'Zan Terrace and Bayfront Lawn can accommodate up to 500 guests. Mable's Rose Garden can host up to 100 guests for a ceremony.
  • Price: The pricing begins at $3,500 for ceremony only, $20,000 for a full day including reception.
  • Read the full venue guide here.

Bella Collina

If you’re looking for an air of Tuscany without the need to cross the Atlantic Ocean, Bella Collina hits the mark, coming in as one of the premiere venues in all of Florida and consistently drawing in couples from across the country thanks to its breathtaking Italian-style countryside atmosphere. There are luxury accommodations for you and your guests, multiple indoor and outdoor venues to choose from and one-of-a-kind locations for your wedding memories. 

  • Address: 15920 County Rd 455 Montverde, FL 34756
  • Capacity: Up to 250 guests on The Grand Lawn and Ballroom
  • Price: Prices start at $5000 for offseason weddings and $8000 for in season weddings

The Bella Cosa Lakeside

If you’re dreaming of a wedding with a European feel without having to travel to Europe, hosting your wedding at the Bella Cosa is a great option. The Bella Cosa is an estate that will make any fairytale wedding dream come true. This historic property was once a hotspot for celebrities and political figures, and it now offers captivating spaces for every celebration. The grand foyer and ballroom offer sublime settings for dining and entertainment, while the lakeside and courtyard ceremony spaces provide enchanting backdrops for your big day. 

  • Address: 3300 Lake Pierce Drive, Lake Wales, FL 33898.
  • Capacity: Bella Cosa Lakeside can accommodate up to 300 guests for outdoor events and up to 150 guests for indoor events.
  • Price: The pricing varies based on the season, starting at $5,950 to $11,950.

Powel Crosley Estate

This stunning 1920s Mediterranean mansion in Sarasota has been masterfully transformed into one of the most popular venues on the Sun Coast. Exchange vows with the breathtaking Sarasota Bay as your backdrop or opt for a touch of refinement in the Bay Side Pavilion. If you’re looking for an open-air reception under romantic string lights, this is the spot for you. 

  • Address: 8374 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243.
  • Capacity: Up to 300 guests
  • Price: The pricing starts at $5,500 and varies depending on the day of the week, season, and the number of guests.
  • Read the full venue guide here
  • Picture above taken by Eddy Almaguer while second shooting for Deanna Grace Photography.

The Ritz Carlton Sarasota

The Ritz is considered the epitome of exclusivity. This picturesque wedding venue combines the beach's serenity with the city's lively vibrancy. The Ritz boasts an abundance of spaces: Start your ceremony at the mesmerizing sunset terrace or the beautiful lawn, each offering unforgettable vistas of the Gulf of Mexico. The ballroom offers timeless elegance and glamour, while the healing garden provides a peaceful view of the crystal waters of Sarasota Bay. 

  • Address: 1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Price: The ceremony package starts at $4,000, and the dining and reception options cost up to $200 per person. A 100-person wedding at this resort would cost around $28,000.
  • Sunset Terrace: 200 seated
  • The Lawn: 150 to 200 seated
  • The Healing Garden: 180 for a ceremony and 20 for your reception
  • The Beach Club: Personalized capacity depending on your wedding party
  • Ca D’Zan: 220 to 240 seated
  • The Ballroom: Up to 1200 seated

The Oxford Exchange

The Oxford Exchange is a classic, elegant, and modern venue with breathtaking spaces. One of its most striking features is an elegant staircase overlooking a dramatic gallery wall lined with beautiful portrait art and photography. Although it's widely acclaimed for its picture-perfect spaces, it is also widely known for its excellent customer service experience. The team at The Oxford Exchange has the experience and expertise to bring your dreams to life, ensuring that your special day is nothing short of perfect. It's the ideal venue for couples seeking an elegant and timeless location for their wedding celebrations.

  • Address: 420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
  • Capacity: Up to 350 guests
  • Price: Wedding packages start at $6,500 and go up to $19,500 depending on the services selected.
  • Picture above taken by Eddy Almaguer while second shooting for Nate Puhr.
  • Read the full venue guide here.

The Tampa Museum of Art

The Tampa Museum of Art is one of the few waterfront event spaces in the Tampa Bay area. It offers versatile indoor and outdoor spaces. You can exchange your vows on the outdoor terrace which offers a unique view of the stunning Tampa skyline and the Hillsborough River. It's a picturesque location that will make your special day unforgettable.

  • Address: 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Capacity: The covered terrace can accommodate up to 400 guests for outdoor seating.
  • Price: The pricing starts at $4,500.

The Vinoy St. Pete Resort

With 62,000 square feet of space, The Vinoy St. Pete boasts a range of indoor and outdoor spaces for both intimate and grand celebrations. The Palm Court Ballroom and Vinoy Grand Ballroom offer luxury and opulence. The Sunset Ballroom provides an exclusive fine-dining experience. The outdoor options include the Tea Garden, a courtyard with a romantic fountain, and the Esplanade, which offers majestic views of Tampa Bay.

  • Address: 501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Capacity: Up to 500 guests
  • Price: The starting price is around $10,000.
  • Read the full venue guide here.

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Tampa's first five-star luxury hotel and wedding venue opened in 2022. This sophisticated destination features unique event spaces – including a modern Ballroom with city views from the floor to ceiling windows, 19ft ceilings, and beautiful white oak floors, resulting in a bright airy feel that photographs beautifully. The Ballroom connects directly to a Pre-Function area and Outdoor Terrace.

  • Address: 500 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602
  • Capacity: Varies depending on the venue, up to 150 guests for a seated dinner/dance.
  • Price: Wedding packages start at $285 per person.
  • Read the full venue guide here.

Palma Ceia Country Club

The Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club is a truly timeless gem, offering not only an ideal location for golf enthusiasts but also a unique setting for your special day. This exquisite venue is undoubtedly one of Tampa's most sought-after wedding destinations. One important detail is you need to either be a member of the club or be sponsored by a member to host your wedding.

Orlo House & Ballroom

The Orlo House is located within the Spafford House, the Orlo House & Ballroom is a distinguished private club ideal for hosting elegant weddings. With its historic ambiance dating back to the late 1800s, the Orlo House is an excellent choice for couples seeking a timeless Florida wedding experience. 

  • Address: 1208 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Capacity: Up to 200 guests
  • Price: $3,500 to $6,500, with Saturday being the most expensive day.
  • Read the full venue guide here

Don Cesar Hotel

The Don Cesar, also known as the Pink Palace, is a perfect option for those planning a wedding with romantic, beachy vibes. With its charming and romantic atmosphere, this hotel will make your special day unforgettable. Make the most of your wedding weekend by inviting guests to stay at the hotel and bask in the beachy ambiance before the festivities begin.

  • Address: 3400 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • Capacity: From 25 to 500 guests.
  • Price: The pricing starts at $235 per person. 

The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg

The museum is a modern and romantic wedding venue, boasting high ceilings, elegant glass touches, and endless opportunities for personalized decor. It's a top choice for a sophisticated Florida couple. Guests can explore the museum's exhibits during wedding events, which provide built-in entertainment throughout the night. Step into the past and escape the world for a few moments while celebrating your future with loved ones in a memorable and sophisticated way.

  • Conservatory and Terrace: From 260 to 500 guests
  • Marly Room: From 160 to 250 guests.
  • Membership Gardens: From 60 to 160 guests.
  • Sculpture Garden: From 40 to 150 guests.
  • Bayview Room: From 70 to 90 guests.

  • Address: 255 Beach Dr NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Price: The pricing varies and starts at $3,500.

JW Marriott

This venue is sure to impress with its modern design featuring stunning wood accents and intricate tile work. Enjoy luxurious amenities, stunning indoor and outdoor spaces, and breathtaking views that will leave your guests in awe. Its in-house catering is also one of the best I’ve ever come across and will surely wow your guests. 

  • Address: 510 Water St, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Capacity: Ranging from 50 to 1,000 guests.
  • Price: Pricing for 100 guests ranges from $4,000 to $8,000.
  • Read the full venue guide here

Tampa Marriott Water Street

Spanning more than 42,000 square feet of event space, this venue offers an all-inclusive wedding experience suitable for weddings of any size, accommodating up to 1,200 guests. Situated in the heart of downtown Tampa, this location offers a sophisticated atmosphere with stunning 360 views of the cityscape and waterfront.

  • Address: 505 Water St, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Capacity: Up to 1,200 guests 
  • Price: Starts at $2,000 

Armature Works

One of the best features of Armature Works is the number of event spaces it offers that are suitable for both your ceremony and reception. You can choose from The Gathering, The Loft, The Courtyard, The Social Room, The Social Hall, The Theatre—or my personal favorite—The Loft, which is perfect for more intimate weddings. Each space has its own character and advantages, ensuring a memorable and personalized wedding day.

  • Address: 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Capacity: Up to 1200 guests
  • Pricing: The pricing ranges from $4,000 to $8,000 for 100 guests.

Nova 535

Nova 535 is a world-class estate featuring contemporary and rustic elements like its brick walls, hardwood floors, and a double-wrought iron staircase. The venue also features a courtyard with a beautiful bamboo garden. It’s perfect for couples planning a modern wedding with industrial vibes and is supported by a staff that’s on top of their game, keeping your day on schedule at every turn.

  • Address: 535 MLK Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
  • Capacity: Up to 350 guests
  • Pricing: The pricing ranges from $695 to $1,495 per hour, depending on the day of the week. 

Hyde House

Hyde House strives to offer something for every aesthetic. Located in the heart of the bustling Hyde Park Village, it's convenient for couples looking for a unique look to their weddings. Whether you're seeking a cozy space to host an intimate wedding or a grand celebration, Hyde House is a beautiful spot for an excellent wedding experience.

The Vault

This venue is an exceptional choice for couples who wish to highlight the allure of Downtown Tampa and its Arts District. The Vault spans over 6,000 square feet, and its historical significance and distinctive architecture make it an ideal location for hosting grand celebrations. With a private park entrance, guests will be impressed by the intimacy and romance of the venue. The Vault is one of my top picks for couples looking to celebrate with a large group of friends and family.

  • Address: 611 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602, United States
  • Capacity: From 200 to 300 guests.
  • Pricing: The pricing starts at $2,500 and varies depending on the season.

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