Ruth Eckerd Hall is a classic wedding venue located in Clearwater, Florida. Designed by the prestigious Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, this elegant venue is a 73,000-square-foot facility that features a 2,180-seat auditorium, outdoor space, and a spacious indoor ballroom, including a beautifully lit outside balcony. This elegant venue recently underwent an $11 million dollar renovation that includes a stunning three-story, floor-to-ceiling windowed expansion and amazing new 6,000 square foot Grand Lobby. An experienced wedding planning team will work closely with you to ensure your vision for your wedding day becomes a magical reality.
Facilities and Capacity
Ruth Eckerd Hall offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for your ceremony and reception. The indoor Margarete Heye Great Room features an elegant, classic-style interior also recently remodeled with new stunning décor and lighting features with the ability to transform it into the atmosphere of your dreams, and enough space to host up to 350 guests. The East Landing is available outside under a big oak tree if you would rather celebrate outdoors during some of those beautiful Florida fall nights under the stars.
Ruth Eckerd Hall offers many services to make your wedding experience stress-free and memorable. They have many event rentals available for you to use, including tables, chairs, decor, lighting, dance floor, photo booth, tent and accessories, centerpieces, altars and arches, aisle runners, and more. The venue is also available to host engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and farewell brunches. The wedding services they provide include:
Ruth Eckerd Hall provides the convenience of in-house catering, and can accommodate guests with gluten free, kosher, lactose free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian dietary restrictions. The experienced staff and on-site Catering and Sales Manager will assist you with everything from decorations and table settings to specialty cocktails and delicious menus prepared on site, and even mouth-watering desserts. They will also provide all needed barware, china, a chocolate fountain, flatware, glassware, and linens in an array of colors to match your wedding theme. The wedding catering services they offer include:
Ruth Eckerd Hall also provides many in-house bar services for your special day. The wedding bar services they offer include:
25 Reviews for Ruth Eckerd Hall
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Harry Thomas · Married on 03/08/2020
Best Day Ever!
Everything from the staff to the service was phenomenal! I cannot thank REH enough for making our day the best day ever. Kudos to Megan and the staff they served in EXCELLENCE!Sent on 03/10/2020
Brittany Astourian · Married on 01/12/2020
Fantastic wedding reception location
The venue was beautiful, staff were all amazing, the food was phenomenal, and all for a very affordable price. Megan Gurba especially was exceptionally helpful throughout the process. She thought of just about every detail and helped coordinate the day of as well. Would absolutely recommend to friends and family.Sent on 01/21/2020
Whitney Kotwicki · Married on 11/09/2019
This was the wedding of my dreams. Megan Gurba and the staff was so friendly and helpful in making it a special day for us. None of the guests wanted to leave! Everything was perfect, the ceremony and reception was beautiful, the food was delicious, and the staff was accommodating and professional. I couldn't ask for more. All in all, I highly recommend Ruth Eckerd Hall for your next wedding or upcoming event.Sent on 11/14/2019