Weddings

Historic Spanish Point’s 30-acre bay front site is a stunning, memorable, and popular venue for weddings!

Gilly Francis, Site Rentals Specialist, will be pleased to tell you about the many wonderful possibilities for your wedding and reception.  Contact her today at 941-468-0611 or gilly@oldfloridaweddings.com and preview ideas for your special day now:

Mary's Chapel ceremony

Melanie and Matt Spire married 9-10-11, photo courtesy of Robert McClory www.weddingsbyrobert.com

“Thank you Historic Spanish Point for everything your staff did on the afternoon of my wedding.  Jason and I wouldn’t change a thing.  You helped make our day so very special.  Mary’s Chapel is something else!” – Jaime Muller 

MARY’S CHAPEL

Mary's Chapel in the Florida woodsThis reconstructed 1890s chapel provides an intimate setting for small formal or casual Florida-style weddings. The chapel is non-denominational and contains wooden pews to seat 30 – 40 people. Original stained glass windows provide colorful lighting and open for ventilation. An exhibit of historic furniture is at the front, with an antique pump organ which is electrified and can be played.

All rentals include a free one-hour rehearsal.

2014 Rates

Mary’s Chapel Wedding Ceremony – $750
(SUMMER RATE $600 July 5-August 31)
Plus $500 security deposit.
Two hours, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.  Up to 40 guests, extra guests will incur an additional charge.

Mary’s Chapel Wedding Ceremony with Osprey School Reception – $1,250
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Four hours, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Up to 60 guests, extra guests will incur an
additional charge.

Mary’s Chapel Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $3,000
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Four hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent,tables, chairs for up to 50 people)

2015 Additions and Rates

Mary’s Chapel Wedding Ceremony – $750
(SUMMER RATE $600 July 5-August 31)
Plus $500 security deposit
Two hours, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.  Up to 40 guests, extra guests will incur an additional charge
Use of golf cart to transport wedding guests ( other than bride and groom) extra $100.00 flat fee.

Mary’s Chapel Wedding Ceremony with Osprey School Reception – $1,250
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Four hours, 4 p.m.  to 10 p.m. Up to 60 guests, extra guests will incur an
additional charge.

Mary’s Chapel Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $3,500
plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Five hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent, lighting,  tables, chairs for up to 50 people)

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PERGOLA & SUNKEN GARDEN
Pergola ceremony   Pergola & Sunken Garden wedding

The Pergola and Sunken Garden were designed as part of Mrs. Potter Palmer’s winter estate in the early 1900s. This gracious outdoor garden, overlooking glistening Little Sarasota Bay, features a sunken pool with elegant water fountain and neo-classic style pergola. It is an idyllic setting for a Florida garden wedding.

Pergola & Sunken Garden with reflecting pool
All rentals include a free one-hour rehearsal.
2014 Rates

Ceremony only – $1,500  Two hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ceremony only – $2,000  Two hours, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Plus $500 security deposit
(White chairs for up to 100 guests)

Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $3,000
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Four hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent, tables, chairs for up to 50 people)

Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $3,500
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Four hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent, tables, chairs for up to 100 people)

2015 Additions and Rates

Ceremony only  - $1,500  Two hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ceremony only  - $2,000  Two hours, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Plus $500 security deposit
(White chairs for up to 100 guests)

Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $3,500
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Five hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent, lighting,  tables, chairs for up to 50 people)

Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $4,000
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Five hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent, lighting, tables, chairs for up to 100 people)

Ceremony with White Cottage Reception – $5,000
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Five hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
(Tent, lighting, tables, chairs for up to 150 people)

Private Party/Reception only- $3,500
Plus $500 security deposit, plus 10% catering fee
Five hours, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Onsite event staff planning and coordination available $300

All events Monday through Thursday are discounted 25%