CAVU is a historic wedding venue located in Tampa, Florida. Originally constructed as an automobile showroom in the early 1920s, the newly modernized space highlights the architectural beauty of the 20th century and is a part of a revitalization of the historic Yellow Brick Row in the Tampa Heights area. The talented event staff at CAVU welcome couples to create a wedding day that will be both memorable and personal for themselves and their loved ones.
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CAVU can accommodate up to 140 wedding guests in its vintage indoor and outdoor event spaces. The industrial-style venue features polished concrete floors, vaulted ceilings and a minimalist design that showcases CAVU’s original brick and exposed rafters. There are multiple rooms within the event venue, ideal for couples who want a seamless transition between their wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Each room within CAVU’s walls are air-conditioned and offer high-quality audio equipment featuring the Sonos Music System.
CAVU is a full-service wedding venue that offers a wide range of services for wedding events, such as bridal showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions, and elopements. Those services include in-house catering and bartending, all-inclusive wedding packages, liability insurance, and wireless Internet. At CAVU, couples are able to bring in outside vendors to assist them with all of their wedding needs. Staff will take care of setup and cleanup on your wedding day. CAVU is also a pet-friendly wedding venue.
CAVU has partnered with SaltBlock Catering + Events, who works as the venue’s exclusive provider of food and beverage services. CAVU and SaltBlock give couples the ability to choose from a myriad of catering services for their special day. Some of those services include buffet, family style, hors d'oeuvres, plated, tapas, and stations serving styles. Each menu can be completely customized to fit each couple's unique tastes and nutritional needs. SaltBlock can create meals by using ingredients and recipes from all over the United States and the world. CAVU will provide barware, flatware, glassware, China and linens for each event they host.
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Brandi at CAVU is very kind, organized, and enthusiastic about making your event the best that it can be for you and your vision! The venue is beautiful and has many options depending on your specific needs. Whether it be a room flip, indoor/outdoor space, or adding on a separate cocktail hour next door at Foundation. The exposed brick, edison lighting, and sconce feature wall create the perfect mix of industrial and eclectic. Brandi and CAVU are easy to work with and make my job a breeze!