11 Unique Tampa Bay Wedding Venues

Unique Tampa Bay Wedding Venues

In a city as richly diverse as Tampa, you’ll find no shortage of unique wedding venues. From a 1920s Mediterranean mansion to a fire-station-turned-event space to a wildlife sanctuary, here's a list of some beautiful locations that will provide an extraordinary setting for your celebration.


Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa, FL

Fab Features: stunning waterfront patio boasting views of the University of Tampa’s minarets as well as the city skyline • delectable menus are custom-designed by the expert in-house caterers • guests are welcome to explore galleries and installations on the second floor

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Barn at Crescent Lake, The

Odessa, Florida

Fab Features: quintessential red barn full of rustic charm • ceremonies in front of the vintage barn doors or a sparkling lake • al fresco celebrations or dance the night away inside the 2-story barn adorned with crystal chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Powel Crosley Estate

Sarasota, FL

Fab Features: 1920s Mediterranean mansion • exchange vows with a stunning Sarasota Bay backdrop • elegant receptions in the Bay Side Pavilion or the Great Room with grand vintage decór

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Tampa, FL

Fab Features: variety of unique event spaces from the Ituri Forest Patio to the Savanna Oasis • receptions surrounded by lush greenery and exotic animals • event upgrades include up-close animal mingles

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Don CeSar

St. Pete Beach, Florida

Fab Features: glamorous Spanish-style resort • variety of event spaces can accommodate everything from a casual beachside ceremony to an elegant ballroom reception • indulge in lavish pampering at Spa Oceana

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

NOVA 535

St. Petersburg, Florida

Fab Features: historic space with modern flourishes • the open-air private courtyard is surrounded by 30-foot-tall bamboo wrapped with lights • top-of-the-line features include the lighting and control board and adaptable color washes for a customizable ambiance

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Armature Works

Tampa, FL

Fab Features: the interior is designed with a wood truss loft ceiling, shiplap, and exposed brick walls • al fresco receptions in the courtyard beneath stringed market lights • stunning views of the Hillsborough River and downtown skyline

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Sunken Gardens

St. Petersburg, FL

Fab Features: botanical paradise in the midst of a bustling city • exchange vows surrounded by thousands of lush tropical displays, vibrant flowering plants, and cascading waterfalls • the Garden Room affords a high wood ceiling with metal beams and overlooks the exquisite gardens

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Yacht StarShip

Tampa, Florida

Fab Features: luxurious yachts that can dock in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Sarasota, or Tarpon Springs • multiple indoor and outdoor decks that can be used for ceremonies, cocktails, and receptions • sunset cruises with unparalleled views of Harbor Island, Davis Island, and the city skylines

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Tampa Bay Watch

Tierra Verde, Florida

Fab Features: waterfront ceremonies on the expansive lawn • unobstructed views of Tampa Bay, Fort De Soto, Shell Key, and the Gulf of Mexico • romantic receptions on the airy, wraparound porch

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Florida Aquarium

Tampa, FL

Fab Features: one-of-a-kind ceremonies against a backdrop of ethereal lighting and thousands of creatures swimming in a floor-to-ceiling tank • cocktails in the Wetlands Dome where birds fly overhead • proceeds from your event support education and conservation efforts

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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