The Birchwood is a hotel wedding venue located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Owner Chuck Prather named this venue to honor his father, who once developed a neighborhood by the same name. The venue was constructed in 1924 and has since been renovated. This modern yet notable building features a large mural of a birch forest.
Facilities and Capacity
The Birchwood offers five different indoor and uncovered outdoor event spaces that can be used for a wedding ceremony, reception, wedding shower, engagement party, and/or rehearsal dinner. Couples can host up to 200 guests at the venue. The Grand Ballroom offers 4,000 square feet of space that you can use to take your wedding above and beyond. Enjoy enchanted views of Tampa Bay, Beach Drive, and downtown St. Petersburg. The venue also has two private rooms and a garden space which is great for smaller, more intimate weddings or events. This garden is an outdoor space with beautiful shrubbery, a waterfall, and hanging lights to create a romantic mood for the wedding.
Couples getting married at The Birchwood have full access to event items such as audio equipment, chairs, dance floor, drapery, furniture, lighting, and tables. Wedding event services offered include the following:
The Birchwood features a bar in their Grand Ballroom. This bar adds a touch of elegance to really impress and thrill your guests. The venue also has a full catering kitchen that serves high-quality food with great service. The typical dishes this caterer makes are made of local and organic ingredients that are cooked fresh in the kitchen. Couples can expect to have a fresh and hot dinner at their event, as food is taken straight from the oven and served immediately. Wedding bar services offered include the following:
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Marita Sunnarborg · Getting married on 08/04/2020
Rehearsal Dinner Venue
Not only is the Birchwood ballroom a beautiful venue but the staff is outstanding! We had our son's rehearsal dinner in the ballroom and the staff and food were fantastic! The terrace is a bonus!Sent on 04/24/2019
Tom Andry · Married on 09/28/2019
50th wedding anniversary dinner
Able to meet and taste the food beforehand and make our selection. The food was delicious. All the guests raved about the food and the experience.Sent on 10/01/2019
Heather and Rebecca were very professional and really cared that everything was to our liking.
Carrie · Married on 08/17/2019
Wedding dinner venue
The Birchwood did an exceptional job, the food, service, and venue was incredible! Everyone enjoyed themselves and said it was the best food they've ever had at a wedding.Sent on 08/20/2019
In addition, Grace did an amazing job handling all of our needs, and even greeted us upon arrival!