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10+ Beautiful Downtown Tampa Wedding Venues

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When tying the knot, a very important thing to consider is the location where you do it. Luckily for all of you soon-to-be brides and grooms, there are plenty of incredible downtown Tampa wedding venues that will help make your special day unforgettable!

No matter what style wedding you envision, with the amount of downtown Tampa wedding venues, there is bound to be one that matches your vibe. 

CAVU is a space in Tampa Heights that can easily be transformed into anything you want it to be for the big day. It’s one of the older downtown Tampa wedding venues; it was originally constructed in the early 1900s and since then, it has changed very little! It still has a minimalist design with the exposed rafters and original brick. The venue also has an attached second room and outdoor area that creates a seamless ceremony, cocktail, and reception transition.

The Orlo is one of the more simple yet extravagant downtown Tampa wedding venues. Orlo J. Spafford, the president of the Tampa National Bank, built the Orlo in 1896 to share with his son and his family. The charming estate was later sold to the Tampa Women’s Club where the addition of a ballroom was made to host formal parties. A wedding here can hold from 20 to 295 guests! With it’s homey and historic touches, The Orlo is a wonderful place to kick off the rest of your life with your significant other.

It’s no secret that Oxford Exchange is a beautiful place to have brunch, coffee, and to shop. But did you know that this restaurant can be transformed into one of the most remarkable Tampa wedding venues? You can have both your reception and ceremony throughout its two floors. The Conservatory is one of our favorite areas in the building; with the natural light and all the plants–it truly looks like a dream! A wedding at OE is able to hold from 50 to 200 guests.

There are many downtown Tampa wedding venues but this one is extra spectacular because it’s located on the 42nd floor of a luxurious high rise! Say your “I do’s” alongside the most glorious panoramic views at The Tampa Club, on the top of the Bank of America building. This indoor venue offers wedding planning services, bride and groom’s dressing areas, and a capacity of 150 guests.

Raise the roof, because Rooftop 220 is the perfect place to celebrate a brand new marriage! This is one of the most special downtown Tampa wedding venues because it has an indoor area and an open-air deck with stunning views of the Hillsborough River, the city, as well as Armature Works and the Heights development. Full-service catering is available through Armature Works. 

Located in Tampa Heights is another one of the most beautiful, Downtown Tampa wedding venues called Rialto Theatre. It’s the perfect setting for your “blank-slate” wedding! The venue is an open concept that can be molded to fit how you want your day to be. The texture of old brick walls, painted plaster details, and blue tile work to create the perfect contrast of old and new.

Out of all the Tampa wedding venues, this one is definitely a sight to sea! At the Florida Aquarium, brides and grooms get to have a ceremony under the sea. In addition to your friends and family, more than 2,000 aquatic animals will join your guest list. The Coral Reef exhibit is a half-million-gallon marine environment that provides a spectacular setting for your big day. The Aquarium has a ton of both indoor and outdoor options for ceremonies and receptions.

Lights, camera, WEDDING! The Tampa Theatre is another one of the more eccentric Tampa wedding venues to choose from. Take your vows on Tampa Theatre’s historic stage under a sky full of twinkling stars! Your majestic movie palace wedding will be complete with your names in lights outside on the theatre’s grand Franklin Street marquee. 

Centro Asturiano de Tampa is a historic building with tons of charm and elegance. If you’re looking through large Tampa wedding venues, this one is perfect for a grand affair as it can hold over 300 guests! However, if you are looking for something smaller and intimate, it’s still a perfect setting for a fairytale wedding. It’s so versatile! Their grand ballroom is lovely for both a reception and ceremony.

Out of all the downtown Tampa wedding venues, The Vault stands out because it is right in the heart of the city. The building was originally constructed as the Exchange National Bank in 1919 but now it’s an elegant wedding venue with a contemporary feel. Not to mention they have 35-foot ceilings, original marble flooring, a historic walk-in vault, and floor to ceiling glass windows! The Vault even provides top-notch catering, White Chiavari chairs, and reception/banquet tables!

Perfectly placed in Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, along the west bank of Hillsborough River, discover one of the most gorgeous downtown Tampa wedding venues that features floor to ceiling glass windows that offer some of the most breathtaking views of our city. With 2,880 square feet and a capacity of 300 guests, this event space is an excellent choice for a big celebration.

For all of our Tampa brides and grooms who are looking to have a modern wedding, check out the Tampa Museum of Art! Step onto their outdoor terrace and enjoy views of the skyline in one direction and University of Tampa’s minarets in the other. There are many downtown Tampa wedding venues, but this sophisticated setting is hard to beat. The venue provides numerous possibilities for ceremony and reception locations indoors and out. You may even allow your guests to observe the museum’s most current art galleries and installations located on the 2nd floor!

Le Meridien is a historic, full-service hotel as well as an immaculate downtown Tampa wedding venue. It was once a century-old Federal Courthouse that was renovated into a stunning facility that’s a part of the National Register of Historic Places–and it’s the only 4 Diamond designation in the downtown area. The exquisite hotel has four different event spaces both inside and outside that can be used for your wedding ceremony or reception. The Courthouse Ballroom is the largest space with a total of 2,201 square feet and the ability to host up to 130 guests.

One of the largest downtown Tampa wedding venues is one of our favorite places in general, Armature Works! Whether you want just the vows done there or the whole shebang, Armature has you covered with multiple event spaces to choose from. Let your unique style shine through your wedding day whether you want something cozy and rustic or over-the-top lavish, it can be done here!

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Jenna Podesla

Jenna Podesla

Jenna is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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