When Orlando comes up in conversations about destination weddings, Disney is probably one of the first options discussed, but there are definitely way more places to say “I do” than the magic kingdom. Couples looking to tie the knot in this popular, sunny, and easily accessible city will have their pick of venues, including historic estates, scenic parks and gardens, elegant ballrooms, lakeside gazebos, and even old converted industrial spaces. An Orlando wedding means sunshine and warm weather, making it a great choice for a destination wedding, with lots of hotel options that can not only accommodate guests, but also host the reception if necessary.
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Hidden away inside an old airplane hangar from World War II, 1010 West is a truly breathtaking venue. With a huge, airy interior and a decor scheme that can only be described as industrial-chic, 1010 West has high ceilings, romantic lighting, a number of furnishing, setup, and decor options. The venue offers an inclusive wedding package that includes the use of the main room, bridal room, and the romantic, trendy cocktail alley, as well as tables, lighting, and a custom set up. 1010 West offers valet parking and requires it for parties larger than 60, and they have a list of trusted vendors for things like catering, flowers, linens, party games, and more.
1010 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32805, Phone: 321-444-3584
2.BiCE Ristorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
For an authentic taste of Italy right in the heart of Orlando, BiCE Ristorante is there to help craft an unforgettable experience. Small weddings of just a few friends and family up to large parties with 250 guests can rely on Bice Ristorante for their wedding needs. The Loews Portofino Bay Hotel can accommodate wedding ceremonies as well as offer rooms for guests to stay in after the wedding, and BiCE Ristorante has a varied menu for catering purposes, and each menu item is more delicious than the next. The private dining rooms and terraces overlook the beautiful waterfront of Portofino Bay, which is perfect for wedding photos.
5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, Phone: 407-503-1415
3.Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Ceviche is a popular tapas restaurant in Orlando which is known for its live Spanish dance and flamenco performances. But the space can easily be transformed into a lively entertainment space which is perfectly suited for weddings. The interior, with its historic wooden beams that come from a New Orleans church from the 1800s, and its intricately decorated tiles and wrought iron details, is stunning and striking, with lots of opportunities for some unforgettable wedding photo backdrops and scenery. Both the stained glass windows and the second floor open air balcony offer an even deeper sense of ambience, and the balcony overlooks downtown Orlando.
125 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 321-281-8140
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The Citrus Center is a tall skyscraper in downtown Orlando which is a recognizable part of the city’s skyline, and on its top floor, the 18th story, are not only some truly incredible views, but also a world-class wedding and event venue. The floor to ceiling windows and chandelier lighting help set the mood, and furniture and decor can be set up to suit the needs of any couple. The talented culinary staff at the Citrus Club will help couples craft a delicious menu for their reception, and are fully capable of taking dietary restrictions into consideration, including vegan, vegetarian, and allergy-friendly options.
255 S Orange Ave #1800, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-843-1080
5.Cypress Grove Estate House
© Cypress Grove Estate House
For a romantic wedding full of classic southern elegance and charm, couples should definitely take a look at Cypress Grove Estate House. After walking down the brick-paved aisle and saying “I do” under the gazebo near the lake, couples can take some unforgettable photos beneath the leaning branches of old growth trees, draped with Spanish moss, before heading to the reception for the party of their lives. Receptions can take place out in the open air terrace, or under a tent, but the beautiful furniture and settings, with both long and round tables, will blow guests away with its fairy tale-esque ambience.
290 Holden Ave, Orlando, FL 32839, Phone: 407-749-0792
6.Cypress Grove Park
There are almost one hundred acres at Cypress Grove Park, centered around beautiful Lake Jessamine. Couples who choose to get married at Cypress Grove Park can host their ceremony alongside the lake, under the Spanish moss-draped trees, or in another one of its beautiful garden locations. Cypress Grove Park is home to a few areas that are available for reception rentals, including the estate house, the pavilion, the gazebo, and a group area. Cypress Grove Park has an in house catering service for those who wish to be married at the estate house, and special events can be booked for the entire day until 11pm.
290 Holden Ave, Orlando, FL 32839, Phone: 407-254-6770
7.Historic Dubsdread Ballroom
The Historic Dubsdread Ballroom can accommodate up to 250 guests for a seated wedding reception, but up to 600 people in a cocktail style setting. This beautiful venue hearkens back to the 1920s, and has a sort of rustic elegance that will easily translate as a beautiful atmosphere for a wedding. The space is only a short ten minute drive from downtown Orlando, and couples can choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for their ceremony and reception. The gorgeous stone fireplace, thick wooden beams, and old-growth oak trees strung with festive lights are a photographers dream, and the in-house catering services mean that couples don’t have to search elsewhere for their catering needs.
549 W Par St, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-650-9558
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8.Holy Trinity Reception Center
© Holy Trinity Reception Center
The incredible ballroom at Holy Trinity Reception Center is simply beautiful, with Mediterranean-style decor and a versatile lighting and set up situation that means it can easily be transformed into anyone’s dream wedding. Couples can choose to seat their guests at round tables, long rectangular or square tables, or a mixture of both, and the domed windows and elegant chandelier lighting will help to further set the scene. The largest ballroom can accommodate weddings of up to 325 guests with a dance floor, or 400 without a dance floor, with an outdoor venue that has similar capacities and a smaller event room for more intimate weddings.
3159, 1217 Trinity Woods Ln, Maitland, FL 32751, Phone: 407-331-3036
© Hub 925
At Hub 925, couples can prepare for their big day with mimosas and loved ones in either or both of the two available changing rooms, before saying “I do” and vowing to love each other always in the Grand Central Station room, an industrial-chic venue space with brick walls, hardwood floors, and metal beams strung with lights and soft drapes of dreamy fabric. The space is large enough for 110 guests, and after the ceremony, everyone can move to the Sojourn Room for cocktail hour while the staff resets Grand Central for the reception and the wedding party takes photos in some of the scenic spots outside or inside. By the time dinner is ready, everyone will be amazed by the magical transformation of the space, and after a delicious meal, guests and wedding party alike can dance the night away.
7594 W Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819, Phone: 407-440-0372
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10.Imperial Design Banquet Hall
© Imperial Design Banquet Hall
For an affordable yet still incredibly elegant wedding experience, couples should look into Imperial Design Banquet Hall. They offer packages for weddings of up to 100 guests, with extra per person fees for more people, and their inclusive and competitive packages include furniture, place settings, centerpieces, lighting, catering, serving staff, and even a DJ. More premium packages include things like cake, a photo booth, a candy bar, floral arrangements for the venue and for the entire wedding party, open bar packages, and more. Imperial Design Banquet Hall has event spaces that are suitable for both ceremonies and receptions, so wedding parties can hold the entire celebration in one convenient space.
517 S Lake Destiny Dr, Orlando, FL 32810, Phone: 321-460-6368
11.Majestic EVENT CENTER
© Majestic EVENT CENTER
There’s a reason that Majestic Event Center uses the word “Majestic” in their name, and it’s because this versatile and elegant event venue does everything in their power to give couples and their loved ones the royal treatment for their special day. At Majestic Event Center, there is over 18,000 square feet of event space, meaning that weddings of all sizes will find a perfect space to host their event, and their experienced event planners can easily help the happy couples plan their dream wedding. Majestic Event Center is a one stop shop when it comes to the perfect wedding, and couples will look no further for catering, serving, furnishings, decor, music, drinks, and more.
801 N John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-300-9124
12.Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
© Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
For destination weddings with lots of guests coming from out of town, Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside is located just a couple of short miles from Orlando’s airport, making it pretty much the most accessible venue available. With a lovely lakeside ceremony venue, located under a picturesque trellis, with the green grass and still waters of the lake as a scenic backdrop, couples can say “I do” outdoors in the sun before heading to the reception, which will be located in one of the hotel’s 14 event spaces. The largest venue can host almost one thousand guests, so those who are planning a huge wedding will be amply accommodated.
7499 Augusta National Dr, Orlando, FL 32822, Phone: 407-851-9000
Rosen Resorts and Hotels pride themselves on their world-class services that they offer to their guests, so it only makes sense that the same principle should apply to the weddings they host. Couples who host their special day at Rosen Weddings can rely on them for all their important needs, including catering services, tables and chairs, and some decor like linens. Ceremonies can be held in a few different locations under a beautiful arch provided by Rosen Weddings. Rosen Weddings specializes in all types of weddings, including traditional and modern Indian weddings, and their packages include luxury offerings such as valet parking and custom details to make each celebration completely unique.
9840 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, Phone: 407-996-9840
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The Abbey is a charming theater space that is built for entertainment. When couples choose to tie the knot at The Abbey, they can do so with the knowledge that their special day is about to become a whole lot more special in the minds of all their friends and loved ones. The Abbey is perfect for unique, fairy tale wedding ceremonies, with a long, customizable aisle and a stage up front where the happy couple can profess their love and recite their vows in the spotlight. The Abbey provides comfortable, chic Chiavari chairs, an HD monitor, and more, and it is most suitable for wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours. The Abbey is conveniently located downstairs from The Mezz, which is an incredible reception venue.
100 S Eola Dr #100, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-704-6103
15.The Acre Orlando
Stepping into The Acre on a normal day feels like stepping into a whimsical fairy tale setting, so when it’s all dolled up for a wedding, it becomes something that truly needs to be seen to be believed. With tin-roofed buildings draped with creeping ivy, and tropical plants lending a lush green color at every turn, The Acre is an incredible urban sanctuary that is fantastical and rustic at the same time. Choosing to get married at The Acre is choosing to get married in a storybook, and the venue includes plenty of options for handcrafting a custom celebration. Couples can say their vows in the chapel hall or on the lawn, and celebrate in the barn, mirror patio, or outside, which has a fire pit and a stage for the DJ or band. The venue has room for up to 200 guests.
4421 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-704-5161
16.The Balcony Orlando
© The Balcony Orlando
For an urban chic wedding with dramatic views of the Orlando skyline, couples will enjoy The Balcony Orlando, which is located on the rooftop balcony of an eleven story building in the heart of the bustling city. The Balcony Orlando prides itself on being a blank canvas for events, so if couples want to get married in the middle of the week, or with a unique and experimental catering concept, the Balcony is happy to serve as the space. With ten thousand square feet of outdoor space and an additional three thousand indoors, The Balcony Orlando overlooks a gorgeous lake and has plenty of room for the wedding party to say “I do” and celebrate the night away.
189 S Orange Ave #1120, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-730-9547
17.The Cottage on Lake Fairview
Lovely Lake Fairview will provide a stunning backdrop to any wedding ceremony as couples tie the knot beneath a gorgeous pergola decorated with soft white fabrics and draped with colorful flower arrangements. Although wedding ceremonies can be performed at any time of day, The Cottage at Lake Fairview makes for an especially lovely venue at sunset, when the soft, warm rays of the setting sun extend over the happy couple with some truly gorgeous Golden-Hour glow. After the ceremony, everyone can get right to celebrating at The Cottage on Lake Fairview in their beautiful outdoor space, lit by torches and colorful lights.
4410 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-770-6022
18.The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne
At The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne, by Marriott, the team of expert event planners will help every couple to craft their perfect wedding. The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne has options for ceremonies of all shapes and kinds, from simple secular ceremonies to extravagant Indian weddings. The options for a reception are just as varied; couples can celebrate with their loved ones outdoors at a long table on the green lawn for a classy and whimsical outdoor reception, or get the party started in a massive ballroom with all the sound and entertainment fixings they could want. And of course, guests who come from out of town or don’t want to drive home after the party is over can stay in the comfortable rooms and suites at the hotel.
211 N Lucerne Cir W, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-723-8390
19.The Crystal Ballroom - Metro West Orlando
Planning a wedding can be super stressful, that’s certainly no secret. But at The Crystal Ballroom, there is a staff of talented and experienced event planners who have successfully thrown hundreds of weddings, and they are there to put their experience and knowledge to full use for every couple who decides to book with them. The Crystal Ballroom tries to make weddings as stress-free as possible, so the happy couples can sit back and enjoy the happiest day of their lives. The venue has an almost infinite number of event designs that couples can choose from, and several ballrooms that each have different capacities and amenities, and wedding packages that include as many or as few of the details as the couple prefers.
7065 Westpointe Blvd #140, Orlando, FL 32835, Phone: 407-757-2975
20.The Garden Villa at Florida Federation of Garden Clubs
At The Garden Villa at Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, located in Winter Park, couples can tie the knot in front of a crowd of their closest loved ones in a tropical, lush, green garden paradise. Outdoor weddings have never looked so good as they do at The Garden Villa, where the gorgeous green lawn can be decorated and arranged to make each wedding completely unique, and the colorful blooms and flowers offer a breathtaking setting for wedding photos. Receptions can be held outdoors in the garden or inside the lovely banquet hall, both of which can be arranged to suit a wide variety of wedding needs.
1400 S Denning Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789, Phone: 407-745-5718
21.The Grove Resort Orlando
© The Grove Resort Orlando
This gorgeous venue is serene and magical, and it is the perfect location for a wedding. Small ceremonies can be held on the breathtakingly beautiful Lake Austin Pier, or couples can tie the knot in front of a larger crowd at the Garden Terrace. There is always a backup indoor location in case of inclement weather. At The Grove Resort Orlando, couples can paint their dream wedding on a blank canvas, with packages available for both ceremonies and receptions. Reception packages include details such as custom cakes, several options for dinner and drinks, champagne toasts, DJ services, and even a personal butler to see to every need of the happy couple. Couples who book the reception package will also receive a complimentary one night stay in the resort’s Wedding Night Suite.
14501 Grove Resort Ave, Winter Garden, FL 34787, Phone: 407-545-7500
22.The Lakeside Reception Hall
© The Lakeside Reception Hall
For more than twenty years, Lakeside Reception Hall has served as a gorgeous and romantic wedding venue on the shores of Lake Fairview. With both indoor and outdoor locations for both ceremonies and receptions, couples who get married at Lakeside Reception Hall can invite as many as 225 guests to celebrate their day with them. The central event space has large windows and high ceilings, and outside is filled with beautifully manicured gardens and of course the gorgeous view of the lake. Amenities included with rental include tables, chairs, and linens, a bridal suite, decorations and centerpieces, and parking for guests. Lakeside Reception Hall also has a long list of trusted vendors for services like food and drinks, music and entertainment, and flowers.
4005 N Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-298-3473
© The MEZZ
The MEZZ is located just upstairs from The Abbey, which is another great ceremony venue on this list, so couples who get married there and are looking for a convenient place to hold their reception might want to consider The MEZZ. This swanky venue is extremely versatile, and can be arranged in a wide variety of ways, with comfy couches and high-top tables or in a more traditional dinner reception set up. With LED lighting and a world class sound system already installed, The MEZZ has all the tools to make every wedding completely one of a kind, tailored exactly to the couple’s tastes and preferences.
100 S Eola Dr #200, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-704-6268
24.The Tap Room at Dubsdread
© The Tap Room at Dubsdread
Dubsdread Golf Course is a premier location for golfing and leisure enthusiasts, but the potential of this gorgeous green and the Tap Room located on it don’t stop there. At The Tap Room at Dubsdread, the food is simply incredible, with items like steak, fresh caught seafood, and handcrafted desserts on the menu, so no guest at the wedding will ever leave hungry. There is a variety of seating when it comes to receptions at The Tap Room at Dubsdread, including the indoor dining room and the outdoor covered patio, as well as a lovely pergola with a fire pit. Couples can get married under the romantic moss-hung oak trees outside before heading in to enjoy a delicious dinner and a fun night of food, drink, and dancing.
549 W Par St, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-650-0100
24 Best Wedding Venues in Orlando
- 1010 WEST, Photo: 1010 WEST
- BiCE Ristorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Photo: MNStudio/stock.adobe.com
- Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Photo: Anucha/stock.adobe.com
- Citrus Club, Photo: Citrus Club
- Cypress Grove Estate House, Photo: Cypress Grove Estate House
- Cypress Grove Park, Photo: bigguns/stock.adobe.com
- Historic Dubsdread Ballroom, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Holy Trinity Reception Center, Photo: Holy Trinity Reception Center
- Hub 925, Photo: Hub 925
- Imperial Design Banquet Hall, Photo: Imperial Design Banquet Hall
- Majestic EVENT CENTER, Photo: Majestic EVENT CENTER
- Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Photo: Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
- Rosen Weddings, Photo: esatphotography/stock.adobe.com
- The Abbey, Photo: Inna Darda/stock.adobe.com
- The Acre Orlando, Photo: tmc_photos/stock.adobe.com
- The Balcony Orlando, Photo: The Balcony Orlando
- The Cottage on Lake Fairview, Photo: Lenu/stock.adobe.com
- The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne, Photo: Yamil/stock.adobe.com
- The Crystal Ballroom - Metro West Orlando, Photo: Costin79/stock.adobe.com
- The Garden Villa at Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Photo: alexgukalov/stock.adobe.com
- The Grove Resort Orlando, Photo: The Grove Resort Orlando
- The Lakeside Reception Hall, Photo: The Lakeside Reception Hall
- The MEZZ, Photo: The MEZZ
- The Tap Room at Dubsdread, Photo: The Tap Room at Dubsdread
- Cover Photo: Paul Retherford/stock.adobe.com