9 Unique Wedding Venues in Central West Florida
The central west coast of Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches as well as some of the most cultural cities. There are plenty of romantic places for you to say your vows no matter what kind of wedding you want yours to be. Close proximity to many of Florida’s best beaches and Central Florida’s attractions means easy access to a great honeymoon as well!
The Ringling is the mansion that was the Sarasota home to John Ringling (of Ringling Bros fame) and his wife. It was built in the gothic style of the palazzi in Venice, Italy. Get married at the mansion for stunning architecture, endless elegance, and views of the Sarasota Bay. Or, for an even more unique celebration you can have your wedding at the Circus Museum!
Have you always dreamed of a waterfront wedding but loved the idea of a southern barn theme? Here you can have the best of both worlds! Enjoy the classic red barn for your dinner and the view of Crescent Lake during your ceremony at this Odessa venue.
There’s nothing more unique than saying your vows in an aquarium! There are several different locations for both your ceremony and your reception. Have your ceremony in front of an aquarium that is home to over 2,000 animals. After that, you and your sweetheart can take pictures with some of the animals including the aquarium’s penguins.
The Sunset Beach House is a beachside home in a quiet residential neighborhood in Treasure Island. You can have the oceanfront wedding of your dreams in a space that is all your own. Extend your stay in the house to have a wedding and a honeymoon all in one.
Every weird and unique couple will have an amazing time getting married at the weirdest and most unique museum in Florida. This St. Petersburg museum has some of Salvador Dali’s greatest works on display in a building that is a work of art itself.
The Crosley Estate is a Sarasota historic home on the bay that was first built in 1929. It is in the Mediterranean Revival architectural style. Here you can feel the romantic history surround you while you say your vows on the bay.
If you dream of saying “I do” while in the shaded oasis of oak trees surrounded by flowers and waterfalls, the Sunken Gardens is the venue for you! These St. Petersburg gardens give you access to the outdoor gardens as well as the historic Garden Room, which was built in 1926.
The Straz Center is one of the most beautiful performing arts centers in Florida. It is located in downtown Tampa right on the Hillsborough River for easy access. This is an ideal venue for all kinds of brides, with tons of flexibility and many different event spaces both indoors and out you can have exactly the wedding for you! Take your wedding pictures on stage if you want to feel like a real star.
Have the elegant and rustic barn wedding of your dreams at the Shabby Chic Barn in Brooksville. This aptly named venue is modern and trendy, but also rustic and country, so you can have the best of both worlds!