Featuring beautiful lakes, a symbolic fountain, and more theme parks than any other city in the world, Orlando not only offers scenic natural beauty and an array of tourist attractions and events but also a wealth of charming sites and venues for weddings and other special celebrations. From contemporary and chic hotel-style venues in downtown Orlando and sprawling estates in the hills surrounding the city to Disney-themed celebrations at the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando has a place for every type of special day that promises to make the occasion memorable.
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310 Lakeside is one of three café-style restaurants in Central Florida that serve New American cuisine in a casual setting with an extensive wine list, a full bar, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. 310 Lakeside has several appealing offerings for weddings and other special occasions, including a private indoor dining space that can accommodate up to 70 guests and a covered outdoor patio for up to 100 guests. An on-¬site coordinator takes care of every detail, from customized menus and floral arrangements to themed décor and centerpieces. A champagne toast for the bridal party is an additional bonus.
301 E Pine Street, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-373-0310
2. The Villas of Grand Cypress
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The Villas of Grand Cypress offers delightful accommodations, world-class amenities and a variety of recreational facilities, including 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf, a 21-acre Academy of Golf, and a resort swimming pool. The 1,500-acre resort offers an idyllic location for destination weddings and other celebrations with elegant venues, stunning views, attentive service, and a range of romantic wedding packages to suit every budget and desire. Wedding venues at The Villas of Grand Cypress include the Executive Meeting Center, which features 7,200 square feet of meeting space across four separate wedding banquet rooms that can be divided into smaller rooms if required. Other venues include the Grand Lawn for spectacular outdoor ceremonies and NINE18 for lavish receptions. Read more
One North Jacaranda, Orlando, Florida 32836, Phone: 407-239-4700 , Resort Reservations: 877-330-7370
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Boasting stately Bavarian architecture, boutique accommodations, and first-class amenities, the Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection provides a beautiful venue for weddings and other special celebrations. Exquisitely appointed places in and around the hotel include a tranquil Rose Garden with a pavilion for intimate ceremonies, two Sky Terraces on the 10th floor with breathtaking views, and two elegant ballrooms with original artworks, luxurious décor, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Other spaces such as Antler’s Lounge, the Bavarian Room, the Garden Bistro, and the Pool Courtyard can be configured to meet every need. A round swimming pool in the Castle Gardens features a unique Austrian sculpture that can serve as a striking photographic backdrop.
8629 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819, Phone: 407-345-1511
4.Quantum Leap Winery
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Quantum Leap Winery is a local winery that hosts private functions and events throughout the year. Conveniently located near downtown Orlando, the winery features a unique space with a contemporary yet rustic feel and boasts three flexible venue options, namely the Barrel Room for smaller parties of up to 35 guests, the Tasting Room for up to 175 guests, and the entire winery, which can accommodate up to 400 people. The 1,800-square foot Tasting Room can be transformed into an elegant space for cocktail parties and standing receptions, while the entire winery can be used for both ceremonies and receptions of all sizes.
1312 Wilfred Drive Orlando, FL 32803, Phone: 407-730-3082
5.Bohemian Hotel Celebration
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Resting on the shores of the lake in Celebration, the Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Autograph Collection offers a tranquil setting for special occasions along with exceptional amenities, gracious hospitality, and unparalleled service. Just moments away from Orlando's best attractions, the Bohemian Hotel Celebration can seamlessly orchestrate exclusive, one-of-a-kind events ranging from casual cocktail gatherings and intimate dinner parties to traditional ballroom galas for up to 100 guests. The hotel features indoor and outdoor waterfront spaces, including the beautiful Lakeside Terrace with breathtaking views of the lake and the elegant Sabal and Aviary Ballrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the lake. These ballrooms can host up to 175 guests. The Plantation Room and Orange Grove, two reception spaces with ample room for dinner and dancing, have hardwood floors and colonial-style paddle fans that call to mind another time.
700 Bloom Street, Celebration, Florida, 34747, Phone: 407-566-6000
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The Citrus Club Orlando is an elite private club that has been a premier downtown wedding venue for the past 46 years. Spacious ballrooms with floor-to-ceiling views exude elegance and charm, and a team of dedicated Private Event Directors offers their services as wedding planners and event managers. Citrus Club Orlando provides award-winning gourmet cuisine and a full-service bar with a complimentary Champagne toast, a four-hour call brand bar, and a wine service with dinner. Citrus Club Orlando offers a variety of packages, such as the Rehearsal Dinner Package, which includes butler passed hors d’oeuvres, a steak and Champagne dinner, and a complimentary Champagne toast. Citrus Club Orlando also welcomes LGBT wedding and celebrations. Things to Do in Orlando
255 South Orange Avenue, Suite 1800, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-843-1080
7.The Estate House at Cypress Grove
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Nestled on the shores of Lake Jessamine in the heart of Cypress Grove Park in Central Florida, The Estate House at Cypress Grove is a vintage 1925 estate that offers an elegant and graceful venue for destination weddings, receptions, cocktail parties, and other special celebrations. Surrounded by 80 acres of lush grounds filled with ancient cypress and oak trees, the charming colonial home offers a selection of comprehensive wedding package designed to suit every need. Wedding packages include the use of the estate’s beautifully manicured grounds and colonial mansion, complimentary onsite parking for guests, and the use of a romantic wedding suite for the bride and the groom. Additional amenities include a dance floor with modern lighting, a refreshment station, banquet tables, chairs and luxury linens, and a complimentary cake cutting service.
290 W. Holden Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32839, Phone: 407-749-0792
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8.Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons
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The Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons offers wedding and honeymoon services to couples staying at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The resort in Florida is home to the Disney Wedding Pavilion, which can accommodate up to 300 guests for wedding and vow renewal ceremonies. Exclusive Disney amenities and services include wedding boards, customized and themed décor, romantic gazebos, horse-drawn carriage rides, dazzling displays of fireworks, and a Disney Wedding Planner to take care of the details and ensure that every event is truly memorable. The Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons also offers one-of-a-kind themed weddings from African safaris to a Cinderella fairy tale.
1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA, Phone: 321-939-4610
9.Florida Federation of Garden Clubs
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Set in Florida’s historic Winter Park, the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs has a beautiful rental space known as The Garden Villa that can be rented out for special occasions. Boasting an exquisite mid-century design with a wide portico and two large patio areas, the Garden Villa has a light-filled reception room with floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors overlooking the beautifully manicured gardens. Home to an array of mature trees, flowering plants, and verdant lawns, the gardens also feature winding brick paths, wrought iron benches, and vine-covered arbors that make for pretty backdrops for wedding photographs. The Garden Villa can accommodate up to 99 guests. Tables, chairs, and luxury linens are provided.
1400 S Denning Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789, Phone: 407-647-7016
10.Heaven Event Center
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The Heaven Event Venue is a modern event venue on Orlando’s waterfront that offers well-appointed and transformable indoor and outdoor spaces for special celebrations, social gatherings, and weddings for up to 350 guests. The Heaven Event Venue features several halls with open floor plans that can be decorated and themed according to client’s desires. These halls can reduce in size by using flowing white satin drapes as partitions for more private or intimate ceremonies. Exclusive wedding packages include white leather seating and sheer curtains, state-of-the-art LED lighting, a fully equipped catering and prep kitchen, complimentary parking for guests, and a team of Heaven Event Specialists available to oversee the entire event.
8240 Exchange Drive, Suite Cloud 9, Orlando, FL 32809, Phone: 407-488-1800
11.Imperial Design Hall
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Set on the shores of Lake King in Orlando, Imperial Design is a full-service event planning company that offers a comprehensive range of services for numerous events, including weddings, receptions, ceremonies, and other social gatherings. The Imperial Banquet Hall is a magnificent reception space with crystal chandeliers and striking décor that can be transformed into a magical venue for all types of celebrations of up to 100 guests. Exclusive packages include tables, chairs, and luxury linens, a special bridal room, and set up and clean up of the venue, along with table decorations, chair covers, centerpieces, and LED lights for the reception area. Additional services range from professional catering services with the wait staff, photography packages, video, and entertainment packages.
517 South Lake Destiny Drive Orlando Florida 32810, Phone: 321-460-6368
12.MetroWest Golf Club
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Located just a short drive from Universal Studios Orlando and ranked as one of the best golf courses in the region, the wedding-venues-near-me/orlando-wedding-venues-metrowest-golf-club.html" target="_blank">MetroWest Golf Club makes for an elegant venue for special occasions, whether you’re having an intimate wedding ceremony or a lavish gala dinner. In addition to modern and stylishly decorated indoor and outdoor venues overlooking the pristine greens of the golf course, the Metrowest Golf Club also offers a range of premier services such as gourmet catering, customized décor and furnishings, and a romantic bridal suite for the bride and groom. The Metrowest Golf Club can accommodate up to 250 guests for a cocktail reception or a seated dinner and provides professional wait staff and an event manager to oversee the event.
2100 S Hiawassee Rd, Orlando, FL 32835, Phone: 407-299-1099
13.Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
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One of the nation's top golf, meeting, and leisure retreats, the award-winning Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate presents a magnificent venue to host a romantic and memorable Orlando wedding. The luxury resort features two grand ballrooms, namely the National and International, along with a variety of beautifully maintained outdoor event locations for all types of celebrations, from bridal showers and rehearsal dinners to extravagant receptions. The resplendent Grand Salon and Terrace can accommodate up to 700 guests and features a grand lawn and event gardens, a promenade and a patio. The Ballroom Commons is a beautiful outdoor venue with a charming, beautiful Tuscan landscape as a backdrop for intimate ceremonies or stylish cocktail receptions, and the ChampionsGate Room has a 600-square-foot private outdoor balcony with spectacular views of the surrounding ChampionsGate Golf Course.
1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL 33896, Phone: 407-390-6664
14.Orchid Garden at Church Street Station
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Located in downtown Orlando, the Orchid Garden at Church Street Station is an elegant and sophisticated venue with charming Victorian architecture, wrought-iron rafters, overhanging balconies, and sweeping staircases. The Orchid Garden boasts more than 12,000 square feet of space with a magnificent double story ballroom for lavish receptions and a tranquil outdoor courtyard for intimate ceremonies. The Orchid Garden can host up to 300 people for seated dinners and 180 for dinner and dancing and offers a variety of event services, including catering services, a full-service cash bar, state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, and professional event coordination.
126 West Church Street, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-970-3277
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Nestled in a tranquil corner on the shores of Lake Buena Vista, Paradise Cove is an idyllic oasis complete with white sandy beaches, swaying palms, and cypress trees. The scenic beauty of Lake Bryan creates a wonderful backdrop for romantic weddings with twinkling lights and tiki torches. Paradise Cove is available for daytime and evening venue rentals and features a 2,500-square foot Pavilion and a ceremony site with cedar garden arbor, a palm thatched cabana, and a sandy beach, and a full service tiki beach bar and large entertainment deck. A range of special ceremony packages is available for all taste and budgets.
13245 Lake Bryan Dr. Orlando, FL 32821, Phone: 407-239-6939
16.Aloft Orlando Downtown
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Conveniently situated in the heart of Downtown Orlando, Aloft Orlando Downtown is a modern and hip venue that hosts stylish weddings, receptions, and intimate ceremonies. The savvy and sophisticated hotel features 2,600 square feet of space with 11 meeting rooms that can be transformed and decorated according to client’s tastes. Take advantage of premium amenities and services such as live entertainment, state-of-the-art audiovisual and sound systems, and high-end technology with complimentary wireless Internet. Aloft Orlando Downtown is home to the W XYZ Bar, the hippest cocktail bar and lounge in Orlando that hosts a variety of live entertainment, and the Re:mixSM lounge where guests can kick back and relax after the ceremony.
500 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801, Phone: 407-380-3500
17.The Acre Orlando
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Situated Orlando’s historic College Park neighborhood, The Acre Orlando is a rustic urban sanctuary and event space within easy reach of some of Florida’s most popular attractions. The wild landscapes of this hidden gem is ideal for all types of celebrations, from intimate ceremonies to lavish receptions, and the beautifully manicured landscapes of verdant lawns and magnificent oak trees make for a stunning photographic backdrop. Function sites at the venue include an antique trailer, the Great Lawn, the Chapel Hall, a vine-covered mirrored patio, an authentic barn, and a courtyard with a firepit. Additional extras include a stage with a state-of the-art sound system.
4421 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804, Phone: 407-704-5161
18.The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne
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Tucked away in an intimate garden setting in downtown Orlando, The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne is inviting bed and breakfast that offers luxurious accommodations, award-winning cuisine, and beautiful venues for special celebrations. Boasting wide verandas overlooking lush tropical gardens, The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne promises a one-of-a-kind experience with unique sites for both small and large parties, ranging from the opulent grandeur of the Dr. Phillips Mansion to the casual elegance of the I.W. Phillips House. A pretty gazebo is available for special ceremonies, experienced staff and an event planning team are on hand to take care of every detail, and the venue offers gourmet catering with customized menus for every taste.
211 Lucerne Circle NE, Orlando, Florida, 32801, Phone: 407-648-5188
19.The Crystal Ballroom
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Hailed as the “hidden jewel of Orlando” and one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the state, The Crystal Ballroom features five spectacular function spaces in five different cities in Florida that can accommodate all types of events. The Crystal Ballroom offers an “All-Inclusive Design Service,” which includes a wealth of amenities and services such three sizes of banquet tables with luxury table linens, Chiavari chairs with covers, and customized décor. Additional benefits include subtle lighting, audio and visual systems, professional wait staff, a VIP canopy, and the use of VIP suites. The Crystal Ballroom has a large dance floor with hardwood floors and a DJ ready sound system, and it also provides a preferred vendor list of catering companies, florists, professional photographers, and wedding officiants.
The Crystal Ballroom in Casselberry, 1271 State Rd. 436 Suite 127, Casselberry, FL 32707, Phone: 407-681-2710
20.The Garden Chateau
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Located on a beautiful three-acre estate overlooking John’s Lake in Winter Garden, the Garden Chateau is a private wedding venue for couples wanting something unique on their special day. The property features an elegant mansion that can be used for unforgettable receptions, and the surrounding manicured gardens and grounds, including a quiet orange grove, are ideal for intimate and romantic ceremonies. The venue features several different sites for ceremonies and receptions, ranging from the Grand Room and Library to the Pool and Oak Gardens, the Plumeria Garden, the Jasmine Garden, and the Water Garden. The Garden Chateau only hosts one event per day and does not impose vendor restrictions so that guests can use external vendors for catering, floral arrangements, décor, and more.
17901 Marsh Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787, Phone: 407-654-7011
21.The Lakeside Reception Hall
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The Lakeside Reception Hall has been hosting weddings and special events for more than 20 years. Located on the shores of Lake Fairview and owned by the Firefighters Council of Central Florida, the Lakeside Reception Hall provides a stunning lakeside venue for all types of events like ceremonies and receptions for up to 225 guests. The venue has indoor and outdoor sites and offers a range of unique wedding packages to cater to every budget and taste, and they include tables, chairs, linens, and décor, preferred vendors for catering, flowers, and photography, and a professional event management team to oversee the function.
4005 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL, Phone: 407-298-3473
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Located on the second floor of the Sanctuary building and replete with elegance and panache, The MEZZ is a spacious 7,000-square-foot venue ideal for hosting a variety of events, from romantic weddings to social gatherings. The multi-functional space features impeccably furnished décor, original modern art, a state-of-the-art sound system, and wraparound floor-to-ceiling windows that embrace sweeping views of the charming brick-lined streets below. The venue can be customized to host a range of celebrations from small intimate gatherings to formal dinner parties, and the splendid Plum Room can be used for private functions. The MEZZ provides a list of preferred caterers and vendors to choose from for a variety of services, as well as several beverage packages provided in-house by Artful Events.
100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando, FL 32801, Phone: 407-704-6261
23.The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
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Inspired by the grand palazzos of Italy, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
is luxurious hotel and resort that features an array of exceptional wedding venues for a variety of functions, from bridal showers and traditional rehearsal dinners to lavish wedding receptions. The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes provides comprehensive wedding services for personalized celebrations along with premium amenities and impeccable service. Beautifully appointed wedding venues include the 6,000-square-foot event lawn of Whisper Creek Farm with its 7,000-square-foot fruit and vegetable garden, the lush gardens and blossoming citrus trees of the Citrus Garden, the chandelier-clad Plaza Ballroom, and the beautiful outdoor Tuscany Terrace.
4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL 32837 United States, Phone: 407-206-2400
24.Universal Orlando Resort
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The Universal Orlando Resort features four on-site resort hotels with a range of venues, sites, and settings for all types of weddings and social functions. Each beautiful location sets the stage for a special themed celebration, from tropical island style to charming Italian elegance. You’ll have access to a range of amenities, services, and professional staff to ensure the day is perfect. Venues include the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, the Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, all of which provide exclusive wedding packages for ceremonies and receptions. Packages include the use of spectacular outdoor ceremony locations, ceremony rehearsal spaces, outdoor guest seating, state-of-the-art sound systems with wireless microphones, bridal party changing rooms, and a professional wedding planner.
6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, Phone: 407-363-8000
25. Waldorf Astoria Orlando
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Surrounded by the Walt Disney World® Resort on a 482-acre nature preserve, the Waldorf Astoria Orlando is a serene oasis of contemporary luxury that offers a range of stunning venues for romantic weddings. Featuring first-class facilities such as an 18-hole championship golf course, an award-winning spa, and two swimming pools, the resort the Waldorf Astoria Orlando provides a picturesque location for weddings, receptions, and honeymoons. Here, you’ll find elegant indoor and outdoor spaces and an exclusive 25,000 square foot private island. The resort offers experienced wedding specialists to take care of event details, from floral arrangements to themed décor, along with professional caterers who design customized menus of gourmet cuisine.
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, Florida, 32821, Phone: 407-597-5500
25 Best Orlando Wedding Venues
- 310 Lakeside, Photo: 310 Lakeside
- The Villas of Grand Cypress, Photo: The Villas of Grand Cypress
- Castle Hotel, Photo: Castle Hotel
- Quantum Leap Winery, Photo: Quantum Leap Winery
- Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Photo: Bohemian Hotel Celebration
- Citrus Club, Photo: Courtesy of Boggy - Fotolia.com
- The Estate House at Cypress Grove, Photo: The Estate House at Cypress Grove
- Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons, Photo: Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons
- Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Photo: Courtesy of micromonkey - Fotolia.com
- Heaven Event Center, Photo: Heaven Event Center
- Imperial Design Hall, Photo: Imperial Design Hall
- MetroWest Golf Club, Photo: Courtesy of Yevhenii Kukulka - Fotolia.com
- Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Photo: Courtesy of Jakub Krechowicz - Fotolia.com
- Orchid Garden at Church Street Station, Photo: Orchid Garden at Church Street Station
- Paradise Cove, Photo: Paradise Cove
- Aloft Orlando Downtown, Photo: Courtesy of Mariia - Fotolia.com
- The Acre Orlando, Photo: The Acre Orlando
- The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne, Photo: The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne
- The Crystal Ballroom, Photo: The Crystal Ballroom
- The Garden Chateau, Photo: Courtesy of timonko - Fotolia.com
- The Lakeside Reception Hall, Photo: Courtesy of nik - Fotolia.com
- The MEZZ, Photo: The MEZZ
- The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, Photo: The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
- Universal Orlando Resort, Photo: Courtesy of EdNurg - Fotolia.com
- Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Photo: Courtesy of Rossukon - Fotolia.com
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