Weddings and Reviews at Avila Golf & Country Club

Avila Golf & Country Club

Tampa – One of America’s most exclusive and beautiful private clubs, Avila Golf & Country Club features a breathtaking two-story atrium with 30-foot ceilings, vintage chandeliers, and a magnificent grand piano in its 26,000 square foot clubhouse.

The Ceremony:

The iconic two-story Atrium, surrounded by dramatic Spanish architecture, boasts 30-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and a vintage iron chandelier that creates a luxurious backdrop for intimate celebrations and grand events.

The Cocktail Hour:

Cocktail hour can be hosted in either the Atrium with the adjoining bar area or the covered terrace, enhanced with a fountain and an adjoining brick path that overlooks the sweeping golf course views.

The Reception:

The Main Dining Room offers panoramic views of our immaculate golf course, and when coupled with a dance floor in the Atrium creates a grand ambiance.

  • Up to 200 guests for a seated event, 300 guests for a cocktail-style reception

The Food & Drink:

Our Executive Chef holds a Grand Diploma focused in Culinary Arts/Chef Training from Le Cordon Bleu, London England.


Ceremony Rental Fee: $500

Reception Rental Fee: $2,000

$119 per person package without bar

$155 per person package with bar

*Rental fee includes 5-hours for a ceremony and reception or 4-hours for reception only.

Meet Kelly

Kelly Lawson is a proud graduate of Florida State University’s Dedman’s College of Hospitality.  Her prior experience includes 19 years in the hospitality industry at private clubs and resorts throughout Hawaii and Florida, including properties with ClubCorp and Hilton.  Her most recent experience has brought her to the prestigious Avila Golf and Country Club in Tampa, FL as the Director of Member Relations and Special Events.  As a Certified Wedding Planner, Kelly brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table for future wedding and event clients.  On a personal note, Kelly, her husband, 3 children reside in Safety Harbor.  In her free time, she enjoys boating and biking.