Your venue can change the mood and theme of your wedding. Florida has many options ranging from charming chapels to beautiful beaches, so you have many options to choose from. I chose to look through many different settings and compile a list of the best and most affordable options for your dream wedding location!
Here is a list of my top 5 Florida wedding venues:
Villa Blanca in St. Augustine, FL:
Owned by The White Room, this space is known for being a beautiful venue with a great staff and atmosphere. When selecting this venue, you can choose from four spaces. The Rooftop and Loft, The Villa Blanca, The Villa Blanca Garden or the Ballroom. They each have different features, and are historic with some waterfront settings.
Cost: Ceremony costs $1000 meal plans range from $35 to $71 per guest. Averages around $4,400 for 100 guests
Seats: 50-400 guests depending on seating your arrangement.
Features: Food packages, custom menus, late night menu for reception
Includes Services: The White Space provides patio furniture, tables, tables clothes, napkins to match the venue’s white theme. Staff takes care of setup and clean, and a dance floor included in the rental fee. Venue also includes bridal suite, handicap accessible and reception area.
The Chapel at Seaside in Seaside, FL:
This stunning chapel perfectly executes a simple, clean, white design. A beautiful choice if you are looking for a simple venue that matches any color scheme.
Cost: Click here to contact chapel about rental fees.
Seats: Smaller size, exact seating number unknown
Features: Traditional wedding bells at chapel
Included Services: There are no extra services, tis chapel is only used for your ceremony.
CL Space in Tampa, FL:
Cost: $150 an hour (3 hours minimum)
Seats: Maximum capacity is 125 guests
Features: A courtyard for your ceremony and a room for the reception, which features a stage.
Included Services: Staff handles setup and clean, which is included in rental fees.
Stephens Wedding Chapel in Orlando, FL:
This chapel has simple cream walls and pews with beautiful stain glass behind the altar.
Cost: Refundable $100 deposit to reserve, contact to decide price.
Seats: Holds up to 255 guests
Features: The church offers hotel specials in Orlando. They offer office weddings which are small and inexpensive in a prayer room with 15 guests. The church also offers three reception spaces: The Grand Atrium (seats 300), the 3rd Floor Mezzanine (seats 125 overlooking a landscape) and the Vineyard Dining Hall (seats 150).Included Services: Bridal suite and groom’s dressing areas are available along with the unity candle stand and communion table at no additional cost.
The Secret Garden in Long Wood, FL:
I love this space because of its intimacy. The garden is on a lake and resembles an outdoor chapel.
Cost: Starts at $300. For $950, photography, a wedding officiant, bride/groom dressing room, music, chairs and silk flowers for bride and groom are included.
Seats: Up to 40, intimate
Features: Backup patio, brick “altar”, priest and bridal party stand
Included Services: Ceremony only
Written by Katherine Murphy