Kapok Special Events

923 N. McMullen Booth Rd., Clearwater, FL 33759 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Kapok Special Events

Kapok Special Events is an elegant wedding venue located in Tampa, Florida. With its Old World charm, the venue provide a stunning setting for your once-in-a-lifetime celebration, complete with the historic, world-renowned Kapok Tree facility and surrounding gardens.

Facilities and Capacity

Kapok Special Events offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for your ceremony and reception. Their venue options include:

  • Kapok Gardens - enchanting gardens complete with beautifully landscaped greenery, a hidden lagoon, and massive Italian fountains and statuary.
  • Grand Ballroom - the centerpiece of the facility, featuring an enormous chandelier, an elegant Grand Entry staircase, and a large balcony overlooking lush tropical gardens.
  • Florida Room Chapel - beautiful indoor space with a canopy of chandeliers and domed lighting, serving well as a dance floor or as a staging area for larger events.
  • This The Florida Room Regency Lounge - a beverage center and pre-event waiting room with a mirrored bar and golden pyramid ceiling that will set the tone for your event in an elegant way.
  • Grape Room - a quaint room that features a serene atmosphere enhanced by beautiful overhead grapevine lighting.

Services Offered

Kapok Special Events offers many services for a seamless wedding experience. The venue is also available to host engagement parties, bridal showers, and elopements. The wedding services they provide include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

Cuisine

Kapok Special Events provides the convenience of in-house catering, as well as being able to accommodate to guests with gluten free, halal, kosher, lactose free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian dietary restrictions. They will provide in-house bar services such as bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast, house wine, liquor license, open bar, premium liquor, and signature drink. They will also provide all needed barware, china, a chocolate fountain, flatware, glassware, and linens for your event. The wedding catering services they offer include:

  • Breakfast/brunch
  • Buffet
  • Cake cutting
  • Cocktail reception
  • Custom menu
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Lunch
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tapas
  • Tastings

Other Services

Kapok Special Events also has many event rentals you can use to complete the wedding atmosphere of your dreams. The wedding rentals they offer include:

  • Aisle markers
  • Aisle runners
  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chair covers
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tent accessories
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163 Reviews for Kapok Special Events

Recommended by 94% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Lisa & Watson · Married on 10/28/2018

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    Kapok (Best wedding Venue)!

    My Experience with Kapok was Amazing!!! I am from Georgia, and during the planning process of my wedding; my Husband and I decided to have a Destination wedding. When we saw how beautiful Kapok in Clearwater, FL was we knew it was the one Venue we wanted to get married at. The Best things about getting Married at Kapok, They have a Beautiful Ceremony room, and they have a Grand Ballroom for Couples who want a Large Wedding. This Venue was very convenient for my Husband and I because we were able to have the Ceremony and Reception all in one place without having to travel anywhere else. My husband and I are very happy and Pleased we chose Kapok because we had the best wedding and our Wedding Photo's are so Beautiful, Stunning, and timeless. We highly recommend checking out Kapok's Wedding Venue.

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    Belinda · Married on 04/15/2018

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    This place is beautiful and the pictures looked amazing. Deanna and Shirley were very professional and quick to respond. Shirley went out of her way to make sure my day was special. I can't thank her enough for helping me pull my big day together. I would highly recommend this place. Hire the day of coordinator it's worth every penny and will make the day go smooth and stress free!

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Kapok Special Events FAQ

  • 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? $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 25.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Wine, Specialty Beer
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Garden
  • 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? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? June, July, August

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Decoratively Speaking Events
    Decoratively Speaking Events Wedding Florists

    I am so excited and thrilled to work at the Kapok Special events center. The location is so incredibly beautiful. The gardens are like an AMAZING SECRET GARDEN and the interiors is like a cross between Paris, Rome and Greece rolled into one. The Girls are fantastic and a total joy to work with Shirley, Deanna and of course Pam really love to give their clients the royal treatment. I just love that about them. I am looking forward to creating more events and continue to design for all the clients that chose to have their special event at the Kapok.

  • True Love Photography
    True Love Photography Wedding Photographers

    I remember coming to the Kapok when I was a young girl and fell in Love. Beautiful and spacious Amazing Staff! <3 True Love Photography

  • Abundant Grace Photography
    Abundant Grace Photography Wedding Photographers

    Kapok is B-E-A-U-T-F-U-L . WE absolutely love this venue and fully endorse it. Any couple would be fortunate to get married here.

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  • 923 N. McMullen Booth Rd. Clearwater, Florida, 33759 See on map
    7277258733 (Phone number)

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