The Sunset Deck at the Beach House Waterfront Restaurant is the top-rated wedding venue on Bradenton Beach, Florida, and for good reason. Located on the world-famous Anna Maria Island, this beachfront location offers stress-free planning in an incredible environment surrounded by natural beauty.
With upscale dining in a relaxed setting, stellar service, perfect sunsets and sugar sand beaches as far as the eye can see, The Sunset Deck at the Beach House Restaurant is dedicated to creating a perfect celebration in the middle of paradise. Custom design your dreamy day with the help of their professional staff and experience why so many choose to host their special day here.
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The Sunset Deck at the Beach House Waterfront Restaurant offers flexible indoor, outdoor open-aired event spaces, and can comfortably accommodate up to 85 guests. The Sunset Deck features 840 square feet of space overlooking the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico. As one of the only beachfront venues in the area, there are plenty of photo pop-ready vignettes waiting for you. Spacious dressing rooms with luxe decor and camera-ready lighting set the stage for a picture-perfect day. Walk down an aisle of pristine white sand with the Gulf’s blue-green water and cloudless skies as your beautiful backdrop. Let the slight sea breeze kiss your face as you say,” I do.”
At the reception, your guests can dine under the covered patio with the ability to control the interior climate on hot and humid days. This completely private setting is reserved just for you so that you can enjoy lifelong memories in privacy and comfort. The space is also perfect for engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches, providing you with a perfect location to celebrate every moment of your marriage.
The team at The Sunset Deck at the Beach House Waterfront Restaurant is dedicated to making each wedding a memorable one. This team of professionals will be by your side from start to finish, coordinating every detail for your big day. The venue also offers a signature gift: a sand ceremony with a glass heart filled with some of the same white sand on which you’ve just said your vows. Ceremonies include a bamboo arbor, ceremony chairs, and a beautiful selection of aisle decor. The buffet menu centers around fresh seafood and farm-to-fork produce. Enjoy signature cocktails prepared by a friendly bar staff, and when it’s time to cut the cake, the dedicated team at The Beach House will be there to serve your sweet treat in style.
It’s easy to see why The Sunset Deck at the Beach House Waterfront Restaurant has received hundreds of glowing reviews, as well as numerous awards (including The Knot’s Best of Weddings for Ceremony and Reception and Wedding Wire’s Couples Choice Award.The venue features a team of experienced event professionals and wedding specialists who are dedicated to executing every detail of your special day. For the DIY bride, the team is happy to play a more supporting role and share experience and advice, as well as a list of preferred vendors to oversee the logistics and document the journey of your nuptials. Tables, chairs, linens, chair covers, sashes, glassware, flatware, and china are included in the site fees, making planning as turn-key as possible. Parking is ample, and shuttle and valet service are available upon request.
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Molly has been a part of The Chiles Group and Anna Maria Island Venues since 1995. She has worked in every arena from busser, hostess, and prep cook to server, expediter, bartender, and manager. She officially began her Event Coordinating duties in 2017 and has been a part of over 3,500 events.
As a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Molly is a great addition to the team. She is creative, positive, organized, and a hopeless romantic.
Molly and her husband Justin met at the Beach House 24 years ago where she worked as a server, they later married at the Sandbar in 2005 and currently live in Parrish with their two kids and neurotic bull-mastiff named Clyde.
Shawn has been with The Chiles Group since 2006. She became an assistant event coordinator in 2007 and Event Sales Manager in 2008 and has a long history of satisfying couples and groups that come to Anna Maria Island Venues. She is a highly motivated, detail orientated professional who thoroughly enjoys all aspects of event creation, planning, and execution. With more than 3,500 events from Weddings to Corporate events under her belt, you could say she’s got this down. In fact, Shawn and her husband James were married at one of our very own venues, The Beach House, back in 2006.
In her spare time Shawn enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and fur babies.
With over 5 years of event management experience, Samantha uses her trademark skills of problem solving, creativity, and flexibility to help clients produce successful weddings, social, and corporate events. Her attention to detail means every event goes smoothly from concept to completion.
Samantha holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Hospitality Management and Tourism with a minor in Business Management. Samantha is also a Certified Wedding Planner!
Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Samantha is a native Floridian. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling to new places, and snuggling with her dog, Lyra.
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Shawn is the consumate perfectionist when it comes to providing details to make the brides and grooms have a wonderful wedding experience. I love to work in this setting right on the beach, and they provide all the goodies a bride and groom expect.
Newly-remodeled restaurant right on the Gulf of Mexico!
The Beachhouse is one of my favorite venues to work with! As a wedding planner, they keep my clients happy, and make working with them a pleasure. The food, views and service are all above reproach, and the value for the price is something anyone can appreciate. I cannot say enough about how fun and easy they are, from both a planner and a bride's perspective, and cannot wait until I can work with them again!
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