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Powel Crosley Estate

Sarasota, FL View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.7 out of 5
134 reviews
$5k - $7k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$5k - $7k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

Located in Sarasota, Florida, the Powel Crosley Estate is a stunning venue to host weddings and other special events. Couples can exchange vows on the waterfront at the historic, Mediterranean-style venue conveniently located between Bradenton and Sarasota. This historic 1920s-era estate will make a graceful and romantic backdrop for your wedding. The unique and vintage architecture of this venue creates idyllic wedding memories and photographs of your special day. The Crosley Estate was built in 1929 by Powel Crosley, a well-known inventor and entrepreneur. The venue operated as a winter home for the Crosley family, known by name as Sea Gate. As described by the venue, it is representative of “Florida’s Mediterranean Revival Architecture.” The outdoor surroundings offer the natural beauty of the locale, including an expansive view of Sarasota Bay and surrounding greenery.

Facilities and Capacity

You and your guests can enjoy multiple spaces across the Crosley Estate. First-floor rooms included with every rental of this property include the Great Room, Library, Dining Room, Breakfast Nook, restroom and First Floor Guest Suite. Second-floor spaces included in every rental are the restrooms, Balcony, Ship Room, Bayside Room and Second Floor Guest Suite. The Crosley Estate also offers outdoor spaces, including the Patio and Loggia, Bayside Pavilion and Bayside Lawn. The numerous choices for gathering ensure you will find the perfect fit for a ceremony or reception at this unique venue. This venue can host up to 800 guests and allows plenty of space for dining and dancing.

Services Offered

Celebrate your engagement party, bridal shower, ceremony or reception at the Crosley Estate. The team takes pride in their ability to deliver exceptional experiences for intimate wedding events. Their commitment to making meaningful memories extends to their hospitality. The Crosley Estate works with six local caterers for in-house food and beverage services including alcohol and bar service. You can bring in the wedding planner of your choice to the preparation process. In addition to our standard rental services, this venue is also available for photoshoots, elopements, and ceremony only rentals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$450

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$450

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Parking

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

10

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Mansion
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

June
July
August

134 Reviews

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Recommended by 94% of couples
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    Kristen B. Getting married on 07/01/2023
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    Amazing!!!!!!

    My husband and I had our wedding on January 31st 2021 and everything was just as perfect as we imagined. All the onsite staff was super helpful and we were absolutely blown away about how beautiful the venue was. JoAnna was so amazing and always fast with responses, helping with any question my mom and I had and overall a huge blessing to be working with. I highly suggest booking your wedding at The Powel Crosley Estate

    Powel Crosley Estate's reply:

    Kristen, thank you so much for the kind words! We are so happy to hear that your day was perfect! You are a gorgeous couple and we are so delighted you chose our venue to start your marriage. We wish you a lifetime of love and happiness.
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    Olivia U. Married on 04/03/2022
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    The perfect venue!!

    Our wedding day was perfect!!!

    Powel Crosley Estate's reply:

    That is so exciting to hear! We are so happy that we were able to help make your dreams a reality! Congratulations to you and your new husband!

Awards

  • 134
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

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8374 N Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL, 34243
9417223244

The Powel Crosley Estate is open by appointment only. Administrative hours are Monday - Friday 8am-5pm est
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