8 Tampa Bay Venues Offering Intimate Wedding Packages

NOVA 535:

Located in downtown St. Pete, NOVA 535 features a two-story event space with 16-foot ceilings, exposed original rafters, clay brick walls, Brazilian hardwood floors, and a double wrought iron staircase.

The unique wedding venue’s enclosed outdoor courtyard features a 30-foot tall bamboo garden for privacy while providing a romantic setting for up to 450 with lots of fresh air.

Inside, the event venue can seat up to 250 for dinner, giving your intimate guest list plenty of room for social distancing.

Intimate weddings can receive 30% off venue rental fees during the months of June, July, or August. (This venue allows you to bring in your own caterer!)

Plus mentioned Marry Me Tampa Bay for a free digital gobo and six complimentary bottles of wines.

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Modern, Florida Bride and Groom in Outdoor Bamboo Courtyard | Downtown St. Pete Unique Wedding Venue NOVA 535

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Red Mesa Events

What was once downtown St. Pete’s first fire station was recently fully remodeled into Red Mesa Events.

The historic wedding venue features multiple floors of event spaces: an open-air courtyard restaurant, a renovated ballroom, open-air bar and lounge, and a rooftop deck featuring stunning views of downtown St. Pete.

The venue’s intimate wedding package includes: a rooftop ceremony and cocktail hour with two hors d’oeuvres and one hour of open bar. Guests will then head to the ballroom for a plated dinner with choice of two items and a dessert bar. This package is available Thursdays and Sundays in June, July, and August.

With three different levels of events spaces, your guests will enjoy the change of scenery without having to travel, and the outdoor spaces allow fresh air and encourages social distancing.

Intimate wedding packages (including venue rental, dinner, dessert, and cocktails) start at $6,000 for 50 guests, with custom packages available.

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The Birchwood

Inspired by the 1920’s glam era, The Grand Ballroom at The Birchwood features both indoor and outdoor celebration space with breathtaking views of Tampa Bay, Beach Drive, and the amazing Downtown St. Pete Skyline.

Couples rave about the luxurious chandeliers in the ballroom, the personal service of being the only wedding of the day, and the intimate feel of the elegant boutique hotel.

More than just a venue space, The Birchwood’s full-service intimate wedding package includes a four-hour cocktail and reception, open-bar, champagne toast, coffee station, linens, decorative chargers, candle centerpieces, LED uplighting, and complimentary tasting for the couple.

Pricing starts at $135++/per person for up to 60 guests. 30 guest minimum, available Sundays-Thursdays.

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Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

With a private beachfront situated minutes away from St. Pete Beach, ceremony gazebo, and ballroom with an oversized dance floor, Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club is a hidden gem when it comes to waterfront wedding venues.

The 250-person ballroom features 180-degree waterfront views of the Boca Ciega Bay and can be section off to create a more intimate environment or allow guests to spread out for extra space.

The private club hosts only one wedding per day and includes “day of” wedding planning assistance by the venue’s Director of Catering.

Intimate wedding packages include a reduced food and beverage minimum ($2,500) and 10% off reception packages (averaging $100/per person with discount), available select days. (Ceremony and non-member usage fees are additional.)

Isla Del Sol is also offering “ceremony only” arrangements due to COVID-19 through 2020.

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The Hotel Zamora

Hotel Zamora, a Mediterranean-style boutique hotel, offers a stunning rooftop bar with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and Intercoastal waters.

The St. Pete Beach wedding venue features two rooftop ceremony and reception spaces with stunning water views. With its grass turf flooring, the roof provides a garden-like open-air setting that can seat 150 guests giving your more intimate wedding plenty of space.

Weekday elopement packages start at $1,800, while weekend elopements start at $2,500. (Ceremony only, Monday through Thursday)

All weddings include chairs, tables, linens, ceremony arch, and house centerpieces.

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Rooftop St. Pete Beach, Florida Wedding Venue | The Hotel Zamora


The Poynter Institute

A hidden gem along the waterfront in downtown St. Pete, The Poynter Institute is a modern architectural gem, featuring Frank-Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture with rich mahogany woodwork throughout, imported Italian marble floors, an abundance of natural light.

With a poolside or outdoor garden cocktail hour space and towering reception space, the venue rental is a bargain, ranging from $1,900-$2,500 plus your choice of caterer, and free parking.

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Tampa Wedding Venue The Poynter Institute Outdoor Cocktail Hour Space with Fountain

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Hyatt Place St. Petersburg Downtown

As one of the newest hotels in downtown St. Pete the Hyatt Place is a modern indoor event space with a long window-filled corridor, an abundance of natural light, and views of the city.

The rooftop pool deck offers wonderful views of downtown making it refreshing outdoor ceremony space for guests.

Intimate ceremonies range from $500-$2,000, depending on availability.

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Harborside Chapel

If you’re looking for a picture-perfect wedding chapel with an abundance of natural light, classic white pews, neutral color palette, sparkling chandeliers, beautiful flooring, and high windows that showcase the natural Florida landscape, then Harborside Chapel is the perfect venue for your intimate ceremony.

Centrally located to Tampa, St. Pete, and Clearwater, Harborside Chapel was recently built specifically to host weddings.

The intimate weekday wedding packages start at only $400. This includes use of the entire building, including a bridal suite and grooms quarters, a ceremony coordinator, sound technician, and marriage mentoring.

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