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There are is a variety of unique wedding venues in Florida to suit every taste. While many of them are barns & banquet halls, that isn’t ideal for everyone. If you and your partner are seeking a ceremony and reception space that is a little more out of the box and farther away from the traditional, I’ve got you covered. Take a look at some of the top unique wedding venues in Florida below to host a wedding your guests will never forget!

Unique Orlando Wedding Venues

Orlando Wedding venues

The Balcony Orlando

Located eleven stories high perched above the busting streets of Downtown Orlando is
The Balcony Orlando. This rooftop venue provides a unique wedding experience
combining elegance and urban flare. This venue is an ideal wedding day location for
couples who want to have an urban feel and in an intimate and luxurious setting.

Casa Feliz

Casa Felix is an award-winning Spanish farmhouse featuring indoor and outdoor event
space with stunning architecture and a timeless aesthetic. This private estate provides a
unique design featuring original Spanish roof tiles, lush gardens and greenery, and a
centerpiece of white-washed, century-old brick walls making this venue a can’t miss for a romantic, 19th-century Spanish-inspired wedding day.

  • Venue Type: Historic Mansion / Museum
  • Address: 656 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $3000-$6000
  • Capacity: 150 guests
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Sydonie Mansion

The Sydonie Mansion steps back in time to give a true, old-style Florida experience.
Originally built in 1883, this historic venue provides a romantic oasis surrounded by
magnificent century-old oak trees, lush gardens and greenery, and timeless charm sure to make for a wedding day celebration to cherish.

  • Venue Type: Mansion / Waterfront
  • Address: 5538 Sydonie Dr, Mt Dora, FL 32757
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $5000-$6000
  • Capacity: 150 guests
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The Best Sarasota Wedding Venues

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art wedding venue

The sprawling Ringing Museum Estate features some of the most unique settings you can find. The Ca’d’Zan Mansion stands as a breathtaking centerpiece with elegant architecture and grounds nestled next to Sarasota Bay. The on-site circus galleries allow your wedding day to have a little bit more of a whimsical feel as you and your guests bask in the sights and sounds of the circus.

  • Venue Type: Garden / Museum / Waterfront
  • Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Pricing begins at: $11000+
  • Capacity: 300 guests
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Historic Spanish Point Campus

Historic charm is provided all around the outdoor 30-acre Spanish Point. Located on bay-
front property you are transported to a naturally elegant homestead. The spanning
property allows you to let loose and spread out as you celebrate your love story.

  • Venue Type: Farm / Ranch
  • Address: 337 N Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $3000-$4000
  • Capacity: 100 guests
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The Westin Sarasota

The Westin Sarasota wedding venue

There are numerous hotel venues to find throughout the state of Florida. The Westin
Sarasota stands as a beacon hotel venue. Situated in downtown Sarasota, the venue is
conveniently located and soars above the cityscape providing stunning views overlooking the city and Sarasota Bay. Inside the elegance is turned up a notch with luxurious and elegant ballrooms to host your ceremony or reception in class.

  • Venue Type: Luxury Hotel / Ballroom / Rooftop
  • Address: 100 Marina View Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Pricing begins at: $2000+
  • Capacity: 450 guests
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Top Wedding Venues in St. Augustine

The Treasury on the Plaza

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to get married in a classic bank, The Treasury on the Plaza gives you an idea. Originally a 1920s bank, this space has been transformed into a wide-open modern venue with classic art-deco architectural influences. One of the standout pieces of the venue is the vault bar. The original bank vault has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind speakeasy-style bar.

  • Venue Type: Historic / Banquet Hall
  • Address: 24 Cathedral Pl #111, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $8000-$11000
  • Capacity: 225 guests
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The Lightner Museum

Historic downtown St. Augustine provides a classic design and aesthetic which carries
right into the historic Lightner Museum. This versatile venue features stunning art,
culture, and romance throughout the property and is often referred to as the city’s most
exquisite wedding venue. Featuring both indoor and outdoor event spaces, you will find sophistication and elegance at every turn.

  • Venue Type: Ballroom / Museum
  • Address: 75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Pricing begins at: $7000+
  • Capacity: 250 guests
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Casa Monica Resort & Spa

As you enter the Casa Monica through the arched carriage entranceway, you are instantly transformed into a classic and historic era. The aesthetic is heavily influenced by classic European and Moroccan culture. Celebrate in elegant style while surrounded by handcrafted art pieces, sophisticated sculptures, yet modern amenities.

  • Venue Type: Luxury Hotel / Ballroom / Rooftop
  • Address: 95 Cordova St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $10000-$17000
  • Capacity: 250 guests
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Unique Tampa Bay Wedding Venues

Oxford Exchange

Located in the heart of downtown Tampa, The Oxford Exchange is an interesting mix of aesthetics combining part industrial with part art-deco. One of the ways that mix occurs is with the unique offerings of the venue: featuring a bookstore, a restaurant, and a wedding venue. It also pulls from the local area with lush greenery and timeless décor throughout.

  • Venue Type: Historic / Restaurant
  • Address: 420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $28000-$40000
  • Capacity: 200 guests
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Hotel Zamora

One of the newer wedding venues on the list is Hotel Zamora. This boutique venue
features breathtaking rooftop views, mouthwatering food, and modern décor. Another
fantastic feature is how they divide the indoor and outdoor spaces to seamlessly transition from cocktail hours to wedding receptions.

  • Address: 3701 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • Pricing begins at: $6000+
  • Capacity: up to 175 guests
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  • Phone Number: (727) 456-8900
Don Cesar Hotel Wedding Venue

The Don Cesar

The iconic Don Cesar hotel often referred to as the “Pink Palace” is a magnificent
breathtaking hotel beach wedding venue featuring numerous event spaces. Located in Saint Petersburg, Fl the Don Cesar captures the tropical feeling along their private beachfront, while also exuding elegance and sophistication in their ballrooms, pavilions, and terraces available for your dream wedding day.

  • Venue Type: Luxury Hotel / Ballroom / Rooftop
  • Address: 3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • Pricing for 100 guests: $31000-$43000
  • Capacity: 300 guests
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unique Miami Wedding Venues

Pérez Art Museum WeddingS

The Pérez Art Museum Miami, formerly known as the Miami Art Museum, is a contemporary art museum that moved to Downtown Miami in 2013. Founded in 1984 as the Center for the Fine Arts, it was later renamed and reopened in 2013 with a new building designed by Herzog & de Meuron. The museum features a permanent collection of over 1,800 works, focusing on 20th- and 21st-century art. With its high ceilings, art-adorned walls, and unique views, it’s considered one of the top wedding venues in Miami.

  • Venue Type: Modern Art Museum
  • Address: 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
  • Capacity: 500 guests
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Secret Gardens Weddings in Miami

Discover the enchanting Secret Gardens Miami, located in the Redlands agricultural area of Miami. Spanning 6 acres, this hidden gem, including Villa Laguna at Secret Gardens Miami, offers a tranquil oasis for intimate weddings, special events, and engagement sessions.

You’ll be surrounded by tropical plants, small cascading waterfalls, and serene koi-filled ponds, setting Secret Gardens Miami apart as a truly unique and captivating venue.

  • Venue Type: Garden / Historic
  • Address: 4450 SW 248th St, Homestead, FL 33032
  • Capacity: 300 guests
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Villa Woodbine Weddings

Located near Vizcaya, Coral Gables, and Miami Beach, Villa Woodbine is a top choice for couples planning a romantic getaway. The historic mansion, designed by architect Walter De Garmo, exudes old-school Miami charm with a hint of Italian countryside vibes. With its Mediterranean-Renaissance style, Spanish arches, and Cuban touches, Villa Woodbine provides a dreamy backdrop for any event.

  • Venue Type: Historical Estate
  • Address: 2167 S Bayshore Dr, Miami, FL 33133
  • Capacity: 220 guests
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are some unique wedding venues in Florida that aren’t just the typical beach setting?

If you’re tired of the same old sandy ceremony spots, why not check out Vizcaya Gardens in Miami? Or how about an elegant rooftop venue in Tampa with a panoramic view of the city skyline? Florida has plenty of hidden gems beyond the beach!

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Are there any budget-friendly unique wedding venues in Florida?

Absolutely! You can find charming vineyards in the heart of Florida that offer affordable packages for a rustic and romantic celebration. Or consider renting a quaint historic home in St. Augustine for a unique yet cost-effective venue option. Airbnb or Peerspace are great places to look for intimate weddings and elopements.

Can I have a themed wedding at a unique venue in Florida?

Of course! You can do anything that comes to mind depending on budget, there are unique venues in Florida that can bring your themed wedding to life.

How far in advance should I book a unique wedding venue in Florida?

To secure your venue, it’s best to book as early as possible. Some popular unique venues in Florida can be reserved up to a year or more in advance, especially during peak wedding season.

Are there any restrictions for decorating at unique wedding venues in Florida?

While each venue has its own rules, many unique wedding venues in Florida are flexible when it comes to decorations. From hanging floral installations to custom lighting setups, you can often personalize your space to match your vision. Just be sure to ask the venue directly and don’t assume anything!

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