The Francis

The Francis | Sarasota Modern Wedding Venue

Sarasota The Francis is Sarasota’s premier boutique special events venue, located in the heart of downtown Sarasota. This state of the art multi-function space offers creative and innovative cuisine from our top-notch culinary team for groups of 30 to 300 people.

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1289 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 552-9650

The Ceremony:

Tables, chairs and linens are included! No Rental Fee! There is a service charge.

  • 30 to 300 guests
  • Events are hosted Sunday- Monday, Anytime day or night
  • LGBQT Friendly

The Cocktail Hour:

No Rental Fee! There is a service charge. You have the option to have your cocktail hour in the gallery.

Savings Tip: Mention you found us on Marry Me Tampa Bay and we’ll give you something special!

The Reception:

Modern Events is a top-quality catering and venue provider. We aim to be seen as leaders and innovators in the event industry for the Sarasota area, surpassing the expectations of clients with honest dedication to producing outstanding events. Our mission is to gain the trust and respect of clients, partners and staff by never compromising our values. As caterers, we focus on creating outstanding flavors that are presented beautifully and perfectly tailored to the underlying theme of your event. We all know that food can be a make-or-break element at any gathering. Our culinary goal is freshness, simplicity, quality and beauty. Our eclectic menus, made of fresh, local ingredients and flavors influenced from culinary regions across the globe, aren’t just bites in the background, they are an integral part of your special day. We work with you to create your perfect menu, crafting a custom menu to ensure the table setting is exactly what you envisioned. And then some.

  • Outside food and catering is not allowed
  • Tables, chairs and linens are included in the reception rental fee

View the Modern Events Menu

Featured The Francis Weddings:

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What couples love about The Francis:

Ease of parking, Private dining and bathroom space, and our expert staff.

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1289 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 552-9650

MEET THE EDITOR

Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

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