Palafox Wharf Waterfront offers an historical, sophisticated, chic venue for weddings and events in Pensacola, Florida. Couples will enjoy marina views, sunsets and an amazing, romantic, magical waterfront space to celebrate. It is the only privately owned waterfront venue in the Pensacola area.
Facilities and Capacity
Welcoming guests into the elegant, historic venue are 20-foot ceilings. The building features reclaimed wood and large skylights as well. Cafe lighting are available to add even more ambience. Up to 350 guests can enjoy the historic sight or a ceremony on the Wharf’s green, a waterfront with luscious golf course type green grass.
Palafox Wharf Waterfront provides each couple with attention and constant communication to ease the planning process. Their venue provides customized table layouts and offers wedding mangement, partial planning and full planning for every couple. Their packages include:
Palafox Wharf Waterfront was originally built in 1880 using wood from American Liberty Ships. It was originally used as a shipping company, whose ships sailed the Carribean. It has been renovated into an unique mix of a current feel with warmness to create a great vibe to hold wedding and events.
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Victoria Fortescue · Married on 06/16/2018
Best reception venue in town!
Sent on 10/24/2018
Our wedding reception was a huge success, as guests keep reminding us months later. Palafox Wharf downtown has a nice deck on a marina, where guests can have drinks while the wedding party is taking pictures or step out during the event. Sandy will handle your reception as if it were her own. She is supportive and will take the time to understand your vision, working hard to make it come true. From recommending vendors in regular emails to answering questions that you may have along the way, Sandy will be accessible and ready with ideas. The plain room was a perfect backdrop for pretty tablecloths, globe lanterns, and simple rustic arrangements of blue hydrangeas and baby's breath. The buffet and bar were conveniently placed for traffic flow, and looked inviting with floral arrangements. The dance floor accommodated quite a number of enthusiastic dancers, with the DJ in the loft above. Our guests were able to walk from a convenient downtown hotel, enjoying the stroll through downtown. Whatever you do, please engage Dawn for wedding and reception coordination, at least for the month before. You'll be glad you did! Dawn quietly coordinated with all vendors, the officiant, musicians, etc. She communicated with the wedding party directly, making certain everyone was on time for rehearsal. Dawn will quietly and firmly deal with all issues that come up with vendors---and come up, they will, despite your best efforts! Sandy and Dawn are as flexible as possible and will sincerely try to help you achieve your dream. Both Sandy and Dawn are delightful to work with, and we had the event we wanted in the end. Highly recommend Palafox Wharf for your reception or event!
Hollie Taranto · Married on 03/09/2019
Everything was beautiful and wonderful. Neil is amazing. The day went smoothly and we timed sunset perfectly for the ceremony. Sandy is very flexible and responds to your needs right away. Would do this day over and over again with them.Sent on 03/22/2019
Morgan · Married on 01/19/2019
What a magical evening!!
Sandy the owner of Palafox Wharf is amazing to work with! We were was in the process of moving to Las Vegas and I had limited time to be with her before I moved and let me tell you she calmed me down every step of the way!! She responded to everything and brought up things that I didn’t even think about!! Her venue is superb and she very clean!! She made our day magical and love her for that!! I would recommend this venue to anyone that is looking to have a reception or any kind of party!! Thank you again sandy! XoxoSent on 02/11/2019
Palafox Wharf Waterfront Price Rates
SECURE YOUR 2020 DATE - ONLY $500 NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT FOR QUALIFIED COUPLES!
CALL FOR DETAILS - 850-748-5102
Palafox Wharf Waterfront is simply stunning venue itself. Very Unique and tons of opportunity to allow your day to stand out there as well. Sandy and her husband are amazing to works alongside as well. They both hold tons of knowledge of the area which helps when planning your big event. We enjoy each and every event we assist with at their Venue.
We have been working with this venue since they opened their doors. We cannot say enough good things about Sandy, her team, the beautiful venue and stunning view! My staff love working at this venue so I know you and your guests will love it too! I highly recommend the Palafox Wharf.
Exceptional reception venue. Sandy was a pleasure to work with each time.