When planning your big day there are many options for Anna Maria Island wedding venues. Have your perfect dream destination ceremony and reception with toes in the sand.
Top 5 Anna Maria Island Wedding Venues
While there are tons of places throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties for weddings, this list offers some of the most popular on both Anna Maria Island and the mainland. All five locations can accommodate both a ceremony and reception.
Harrington House Beach Front Bed & Breakfast – Holmes Beach
The Harrington House is a wonderful spot for a more intimate wedding experience. This quaint B&B was built in 1925 of Coquina-block shell walls and pecky cypress floors. It’s old Florida charm and direct beach front location make it an amazing destination wedding venue.
You’ll find three unique wedding packages offering an all inclusive experience for up to 24 guests. Enjoy a ceremony on a private section of beach, or in the beach front gazebo.
The Harrington House is also a lovely spot for a honeymoon and can accommodate guests over the age of 12 in their many lovely suites.
The Sandbar Restaurant – Anna Maria
The Sandbar offers one of the most popular Anna Maria Island wedding venues in the area. Their event coordinator and staff will assist you in every aspect of your ceremony and reception, and they have a top of the line selection of vendors.
Their beach front pavilion can hold well over 100 guests for a magical event rain or shine! Choose from a large selection of services, menu items, decor and more from this award winning venue.
The Beach House Restaurant – Bradenton Beach
The Beach House is the sister restaurant of The Sandbar, so you know you can expect the same great service!
They offer a separate wedding area from the main facility. As of Spring 2017 The Beach House added a new bridal suite where the bride to be can prepare to walk down the isle.
Expect all the same great options from this beach front venue that you’ll find at the Sandbar.
Gulf Drive Tiki Bar – Bradenton Beach
Enjoy a fun Tiki style wedding at Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki bar. There are four different spots on site to choose from for your event accommodating groups of 20 to 175 guests.
You’ll find a variety of individual packages for both the ceremony and reception. This location is super fun with the largest Tiki hut on the island and gulf views.
Peruse their helpful list of wedding vendors covering every aspect of the day from bridal services to florists, steel drum musicians and more. You can have the quintessential beach wedding at Gulf Drive Tiki Bar!
The Seafood Shack – Cortez Village
The Seafood Shack restaurant is where new Florida flavors meet that charming old Florida feel. Here you’ll find a professional staff dedicated to making your wedding perfect.
There are three unique spaces at this facility with two banquet rooms, and a Marina Pavilion all overlooking the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. They can accommodate groups of up to 425 guests, so this is truly the spot for those large weddings.
Every detail of your special day will be taken care of when you let The Seafood Shack host your wedding!
Anna Maria Island Honeymoon beach rentals
When planning your perfect wedding destination plan your honeymoon too! Book a luxury gulf front Anna Maria Island beach rental with Island Real Estate!