April 23, 2021

Top Florida Wedding Venues | Florida Wedding Photographer

Having trouble finding your perfect wedding venue? I’ve got you covered! I’ve rounded up the top Florida wedding venues in both the Orlando and Tampa areas. Choosing a venue can be tough, but this list has venue styles to fit every couple’s vibe and budget. From urban to rustic, and everything surprisingly in between, your dream venue awaits!

**The photos in this post are not mine, and are presently taken from the venues’ websites**

The Balcony Orlando

the balcony wedding venue

Nestled in downtown Orlando, The Balcony sits 11 stories high while overlooking the city lights and Lake Eola. The outdoor balcony is especially remarkable and offers a night of celebration under the stars. In the event that you need more room or a rain plan, the indoor space is a perfect option. The style is unlike any other and more urban-industrial, and you can do it up big or go simple!

The Deets:

  • Over 10,000 square feet of outdoor space
  • Boasting over 6,000 square feet of indoor space
  • View of Lake Eola + surrounding skylines
  • All packages include:
    • 12 hours in time at the venue
    • Rehearsal time
    • Event planning + venue coordinator prior to
    • 50 tables + 250 chairs
    • Event insurance
    • Dance floor
    • & more
a photo back drop at a wedding venue

White Rock Canyon

wedding guests at white rock canyon

This is a brand new venue to Bushnell, located just outside of Orlando. White Rock Canyon is situated on a limestone rock quarry with a large industrial building to party the night away. It offers an incredible space with a couples suite for the weekend, and separate getting ready suites for both parties on the day of the wedding. The dreamy lighting of this venue makes sunset photos a must! As one of the newest Florida wedding venues, White Rock Canyon is a no brainer for your celebration!

The Deets:

  • Weekend wedding rentals start at $13,500 + tax
  • Venue rentals include:
    • Rehearsal + ceremony + reception spaces
    • Weekend access
    • Event day insurance
    • Suites for bride + groom to stay in
    • Venue coordinator
    • Access to property for engagement photos
tree line at white rock canyon

The Howey Mansion

outdoor landscape at a wedding venue
outdoor wedding reception space

Ever wish you could transport your wedding day to an Italian villa? Look no further than the Howey Mansion. The courtyard is really where the magic happens here! A bonus is you can rent the entire property for the weekend.

The Deets:

  • Can accommodate up  to 400 guests
  • Packages range from $2,500-$12,000
  • Various packages include things such as:
    • Getting ready suites there
    • Tables + chairs for up to 200 guests during
    • A fun fruit-infused water station
    • Venue rental for rehearsal dinner
    • Guest rooms (included in top package)
    • & more
bride and groom during their first dance under a chandelier

The Acre Orlando

outdoor wedding venue with chairs and a aisle runner

A true hidden gem, The Acre Orlando is a whimsical and charming Florida wedding venue perfect for a shabby chic outdoor garden party. The simple wedding packages make the process easy and fun. Plus, the variety of spaces it offers makes it accordingly versatile and a home away from home to host your guests and celebrate your wedding day. The Acre is just screaming for a couple to host their brunch wedding here!

The Deets:

  • Venue offers 3 packages:
    • 2 hours for a small, intimate wedding – including ceremony + time to eat cake
    • 3 hours – ceremony only 
    • 8 hours – the whole wedding day + access to getting ready suites
  • Experienced sound team available during
  • Deposit required to secure date at time of signing contract
outdoor wedding venue with chairs in front of a tree at sunset

The Mulberry

outdoor barn wedding venue
rustic wedding decor

For the couple that wants a wedding with rustic flair, The Mulberry is a beautiful white barn that is updated for the modern wedding. The blank space design allows you to bring in your favorite vendors to create a magical night that reflects your style. Whether you want something elegant, rustic, or boho, this place can do the job. Highlights of The Mulberry include the barn doors, outdoor bar/patio area, and the onsite farmhouse. What’s sweeter is the owners of the barn built it for their own wedding! This is truly one of the best Florida wedding venues out there.

The Deets:

  • 6,000 square feet of space
  • Bar + patio area
  • Up to 150 guests during
outdoor barn wedding venue
barn with landscaping

The Oxford Exchange

indoor wedding venue with cocktail tables and chairs

The Oxford Exchange just immediatley screams classic, cool, and impressive. The architecture alone is breathtaking, which surely means you won’t have to worry too much about spending thousands on extra decor. If food is one of your biggest priorities, the Oxford Exchange is a MUST book. The culinary experience here will have your guests telling their friends that they had “the best food at any wedding they’ve ever been to.”

The Deets:

  • Guest capacity: 50-200
  • 3 reception rental space options (ranging from 65-200 guests)
  • 3 ceremony site options (ranging from 80-175 guests)
  • All food & beverages are notably provided in-house

Haus 820

indoor industrial wedding venue

A modern industrial wedding venue dream come true. This wedding venue has white brick walls, huge ceilings, and gigantic windows give you a canvas to make your own style come to life. Convenient to both Orlando and Tampa, Haus 820 sits just 40 minutes outside of each city – perfect for guests traveling in.

The Deets:

  • Venue is a renovated historic warehouse
  • Capable of accommodating events of all sizes
  • One main space is perfect for both ceremonies + receptions
indoor industrial wedding venue In Florida

The Wellborn Hotel

rustic wedding venue

Whether you want to have an intimate affair at the Inn or a full blown wedding out in the courtyard, this venue can host from 35‑200 wherever your heart desires. However, the style of The Wellborn is a mix of historic, boho, and retro; really uniquely to couples that want something different. Above all, the Wellborn also features the cutest cocktail bar out in the courtyard. Serve your guests funky signature drinks under the stars in view of the courtyard. Make a wedding weekend and rent out the eclectic guest rooms for everyone! Want some inspiration for this venue? Check out this elopement in the middle of the courtyard!

The Deets:

  • Guest capacity: up to 200
  • 5 minutes from downtown Orlando
  • 3 venue spaces to choose from
  • Wedding packages range from around $6,500-$22,000
  • Lots of fun add-on options, including late night snacks, a photobooth, & a cocktail truck
bride and groom kissing

The Sydonie Mansion

outdoor wedding venue
aerial view of wedding venue in Florida

The Sydonie is a rustic mansion that boasts history and beauty. You can host up to 60 guests in the elegant dining room, or up to 150 under a tent. Have your ceremony under the oak trees overlooking the lake, then move to the garden terrace for cocktail hour and games on the lawn. End the night with a sparkler sendoff surrounded by your loved ones, for instance.

The Deets:

  • Rental fee can include the venue’s 150 chairs & up to 44 tables
  • Packages begin at $5,500 and include up to 10 hours of venue access
  • Event coordinator required
outdoor wedding venue with garden

The Capen House

photo of a wedding venue in Florida

The Capen House is the dream venue for the couple who wants a backyard wedding but with some Victorian-esque style. Important to point out the house itself has been notably restored from its older Victorian look and now boasts a more modern yet elegant look to the property. The Capen House as can be seen has got beautiful lake views, a huge, super green well-taken-care-of yard, and charming details all around. If you’re not wanting a super modern vibe and would rather those beautiful vintage feels, the Capen House is the Florida wedding venue for you!

The Deets:

  • 2,500+ square feet of space
  • Hospitality suite for wedding party to get ready in
  • Indoor veranda + lakefront patio
  • Venue rental rates range from $550-$3,200 depending on time of year + how long you want to use the venue for
  • Outdoor space can certainly accommodate 150+ guests
  • Indoor space can certainly accommodate 125 guests standing & 80 seating
outdoor wedding venue in Florida with chairs

I hope you have ultimately enjoyed this list of the top Florida wedding venues! For more Florida wedding inspiration, check out this dreamy elopement in Wekiwa State Park + more galleries down below.

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This list is perfect! I’m absolutely dying to shoot at white rock canyon!

No matter how many times I’m in Florida, there are always unique new homes, mansions, and even (who knew?) barns to rent out for weddings. What a good gathering of venues.

Super gorgeous venues, you’ve made it so easy to get to know each place I love the photos.

The oXford exchange is so uniQue looking! And best Wedding food ever? Sold! This whole blog is perfect for anyone looking to get married in Florida!

This is So informative ! ThAnk yoU for putting together all the info!

Good deTails all in one place for couples to do some starting research!

Orlando has some gorgeous wedding venues! Love all the extra details you included for couples to find the perfect venue for what they are looking for.

some awesome venues right there! thanks for making it super easy for couples to check them out all in one place! 🙂

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