Adventure travel transforms into a one-of-a-kind wedding experience on Florida’s Sports Coast. Get married on the island of Anclote Key Preserve State Park, which can only be reached by boat. Are you a beer enthusiast? At Florida Avenue Brewing, one of the state’s largest family-owned breweries, combine passion with an industrial chic wedding environment. Do you enjoy learning about the past? What could be more perfect than a bright pink 1920’s hotel as a backdrop?
Travel from coast to countryside to find venues that are ideal for any type of wedding.
There is no such thing as a “wrong answer” in location for your rehearsal dinner. It’s all about what you want your wedding weekend to be like and how you want to celebrate! Some couples opt for a simple restaurant for their rehearsal dinner, while others opt for something a little more glitzy. These locations along Florida’s Sports Coast provide a wide range of aesthetics that will complement any wedding theme.
Green Door on 8th
When you walk inside Green Door on 8th, you’ll be greeted by an open, light environment with rustic accents that lend character. This venue’s private area is ideal for a rehearsal dinner or even a wedding shower, in addition to the great food. Their menu is inspired by New Orleans, with delectable dishes including shrimp & grits, gumbo, and more.
Sip on Grand
Sip On Grand is ideal if you’re searching for an elegant yet relaxed meal along the coast. This intimate restaurant creates a romantic atmosphere that is reminiscent of a candlelit dinner. Delicious wine is served with charcuterie snacks and savory appetizers. With their cannoli dip, you can end your family meal on a sweet note. Be sure to inquiry about renting out their speakeasy for a fun and unique event setting.
Hungry Harry’s BBQ
For your rehearsal dinner, treat yourself and your guests to a home-style BBQ. Cocktail hour takes on a new meaning with their tomato soup shots and small grilled cheese snacks. Their food is ideal for creating a rustic atmosphere during your wedding. They specialize in catering for every occasion, formal or informal!
On Florida’s Sports Coast, our diverse wedding venues span from coastline to country. From industrial chic to island vibes, to historical classics, our wedding venues cater to all styles and tastes.
Breathe in the salty air as you profess your love on a beautiful island on Florida’s Sports Coast. Anclote Key Preserve State Park is only accessible by charter so you’re sure to get the intimate secluded experience you’re searching for on this island. Windsong Charter & Boat Rentals is the perfect way to get to the island and has ordained captains who can lead in your “I dos”.
With its all-pink architecture, the Hacienda is guaranteed to make your wedding the talk of the town. You’ll surprise your visitors with this gorgeous setting which combines Spanish style aesthetics with contemporary day flair. This hotel, which has been around since the 1920s and was known as the Hollywood hotspot for stars on the silver screen. With this gorgeous vintage setting, you and your guests are sure to take a journey back in time to old Florida.
Fall in love with The Block’s rustic modern charm. With over 5,000 square feet of event space, this facility is located in the heart of Dade City. This historic location, which dates back to the 1920s as an automobile dealership, has been entirely renovated and is now purposefully built with your special day in mind.
Fun Things to Do During Your Wedding Weekend
There are a range of activities on Florida’s Sports Coast that you and your guests can participate in for a different type of fun. We have everything from Sky Dive City in Zephyrhills to zip lining at Tree Hoppers Park for thrill seekers. Take a leisurely cycling boat ride with Lucky Booty, where you may bring your own beer and food for a fun time on the water. This is a great option for bachelor or bachelorette parties.
If your family enjoys the water, Windsong Charters & Boat Rentals offers captained beach excursions to Anclote Key Preserve State Park. Or, opt for a calm morning of inshore fishing with one of our local fishing charter captains.
If you and your bridal or bachelor party want to have a good time, go to Main Event, where there are plenty of drinks and activities. From bowling to laser tag and classic arcade games, there is something to keep every member of your wedding party entertained. Whatever you’re looking for on Florida’s Sports Coast, we’re sure to have it!