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Historic Spanish Point Campus

Osprey, FL View map
4.9 out of 5 rating
15 reviews

About

Historic Spanish Point is a vintage wedding venue located in Osprey, Florida. Its 30 acres overlooks Little Sarasota Bay with sweeping views, formal gardens, a quaint chapel, historic homes, and lush Florida foliage that presents a welcoming environment for couples, their families, and their guests. With several venue locations throughout the site, flexible vendor policies, and views any photographer would dream of, they will help you make dreams for your wedding day come true.

Facilities and Capacity

Historic Spanish Point offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for a ceremony and reception surrounded by natural splendor and old Florida charm. Couples have the opportunity to make their wedding exactly the way they envision by using all of the possibilities that Historic Spanish Point has to offer. Intimate weddings can be held in Mary鈥檚 Chapel with seating for up to 40 guests, while more grand ceremonies are held at the formal gardens that can seat up to 150 guests.

Services Offered

Historic Spanish Point offers a shuttle as well as many event rentals for your special day. They can provide tables, chairs, tents, and lighting to create the wedding atmosphere you have always dreamed of.

History

Historic Spanish Point is an archaeological, historical, and environmental museum accredited by the American Association of Museums. The homestead was established in 1867 by John Webb and his family. The lavish historical garden was later built in 1912 by Mrs. Potter Palmer, a Chicago socialite who came to Sarasota to establish a winter estate. The private, not-for-profit organization and the museum opened in 1982.

Locations

Historic Spanish Point is a significant environmental site, and its location on the shores of Little Sarasota Bay offers the unique opportunity to view different habitats as well as plant and tree combinations. Native plants representing over 50 percent of the species found in the county can be enjoyed along the nature trails and boardwalks, including a pristine mangrove shoreline.

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?

$4,000

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?

Yes

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

$850

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

$640

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Describe your venue:

Farm/Ranch
Garden
Historic Building
Museum
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals

What event items are available?

Chairs
Lighting
Tables
Tents

What transportation and access is available?

Shuttle

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
October
November
December
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    Amber Married on 03/27/2021
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    Beautiful venue

    So pleased with how everything turned out!
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    Allyson H. Married on 04/27/2019
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    Beautiful Site

    First off, no matter who you are talking to EVERY SINGLE PERSON HERE IS NICE and professional and is happy. Whether it is the coordinator, a volunteer, the gift shop clerk-everyone is fantastic.
    We got ready here and had our wedding ceremony here, and let me tell you- they know what they are doing.
    We had our service during public hours-but we never would have known anyone else was on the property but us. They did a wonderful job blocking off areas we were using, and making sure we were top priority that day.
    They also made sure any guests we had that had trouble walking, were properly escorted to our ceremony site.
    The actual site is GORGEOUS. We spent over an hour taking photos after our ceremony. This is the perfect location if you want a bunch of wedding pictures.
    Keep in mind you HAVE to buy a season pass if you are going to have your wedding here. It's really not expensive, and trust me you will want it. We visited many times before our wedding to see where we wanted our photos taken, Also, you can walk your dog on the property which is lovely.
    But overall-beautiful. Everyone is kind and helpful and knows what they are doing. They made our day absolutely perfect!
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    Lindsay Married on 02/23/2019
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    Beautiful!

    This was the only venue we visited. From the get go Heather was quick to respond and extremely helpful. We used the White Cottage and Sunken Gardens and it was gorgeous. Heather was accomodating throughout. We were able to get ready on site which made it easy and stress free.
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Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements
Cat Pennenga Photography Cat Pennenga Photography Wedding Photographers

The Historic Spanish Point provides so many beautiful options for photography, it makes my job easy! Whether you are looking for lush, old Florida scenery and authentic historic structures, or clean and modern natural backdrops, Spanish Point has it all. Romance is truly around every winding path. Everyone who works there is such a dream to work with, accommodating nearly every request for your occasion.

Alafia Ceremonies LLC Alafia Ceremonies LLC Wedding Officiants

Beautiful location for your wedding! You won't be disappointed

Barefoot Weddings Barefoot Weddings Wedding Officiants

Charming little chapel in the woods is a beautiful spot for a wedding or vow renewal.

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401 North Tamiami Trail Osprey, FL, 34229
941-366-5731

Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Historic Spanish Point Campus frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Historic Spanish Point Campus?

Historic Spanish Point Campus includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Historic Spanish Point Campus in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Historic Spanish Point Campus for wedding events is known for:
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Historic Spanish Point Campus for wedding events?

Historic Spanish Point Campus offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Historic Spanish Point Campus offer?

Historic Spanish Point Campus offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

What services does Historic Spanish Point Campus offer for wedding events?

Historic Spanish Point Campus offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Event Rentals

What furniture and decorations does Historic Spanish Point Campus have available for wedding events?

Historic Spanish Point Campus offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents

What percentage of users recommend Historic Spanish Point Campus and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Historic Spanish Point Campus is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.9 in value.

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