There is a variety of ceremony sites available for couples hosting Southwest Florida weddings at The Gasparilla Inn. Larger ceremonies can be accommodated in The Gasparilla Inn Living Room, where up to 300 people can be seated. For more intimate events, the Gulf Room offers a smaller space with just as much class and sophistication.
Those couples who prefer to hold their Southwest Florida wedding ceremonies under the warm Florida sun can choose from two different outdoor ceremony locations at The Gasparilla Inn. The Beach Club Gazebo accommodates up to 100 people and overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, offering stunning views and perfect picture backdrops. One of the most popular ceremony sites at the Gasparilla Inn is underneath the Banyan Tree, which can be found on the 5th hole of The Gasparilla Inn golf course and accommodates up to 200 people.
For your Southwest Florida wedding, The Gasparilla Inn offers several different elegant reception choices. The Beach Club is the most popular reception site at the resort and is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Offering both indoor and outdoor dining, the Beach Club accommodates up to 160 people and is the perfect place for an outdoor cocktail hour followed by an indoor sit down dinner.
The Main Dining Room
Larger Southwest Florida wedding receptions held at The Gasparilla Inn are often hosted in the Main Dining Room, which can hold up to 300 guests. Here, many couples host a cocktail reception followed by a sit down dinner. Measuring 5,510 square feet, the Main Dining Room at The Gasparilla Inn is perfect for a lively reception filled with dining, drinking, dancing and celebrating.
Many couples hosting a reception at The Gasparilla Inn want to take advantage of the tropical Florida weather and opt to host a reception outside. The Golf Course Gazebo Area is perfect for functions of up to 90 people and allows guests to enjoy the weather with some protection from the elements. The Croquet Event Lawn overlooks the resort’s golf course, ponds and bayou and many couples host receptions here under a tent beneath the stars.
Couples hosting Southwest Florida weddings at The Gasparilla Inn work with the resort’s chef, James Dyer, to ensure that the food and cake for their big day are absolutely perfect. Generally, the culinary service at The Gasparilla Inn includes a first course, an entrée and a wedding cake that is specifically designed for your event. The resort also provides a cocktail and beverage service and couples can opt to have a cash or open bar.
The Extra Mile
On top of all the typical Southwest Florida wedding services, The Gasparilla Inn goes a bit further to ensure your time at the resort is well spent and enjoyed. From groom’s parties and bridal luncheons to wedding party brunches, golf tournaments and salon services, The Gasparilla Inn leaves no detail unattended to so that you can relax and enjoy your stay with family and friends.