Weddings

The Sunset Deck at The Beach House

Bradenton Beach, FL View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
   120 reviews
$9k - $15k For 100 Guests
Up to 100 guests

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$9k - $15k For 100 Guests
Up to 100 guests

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.

Facilities and Capacity

The Sunset Deck at The Beach House Restaurant offers flexible indoor, outdoor open-aired event spaces, and can comfortably accommodate up to 100 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.

Services Offered

The team at The Sunset Deck at The Beach House 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 an hour of photography, as well as an officiant. 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 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 2019 Couple's 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$2000.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1000.00

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

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
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$10.00

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

100

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Beach
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Covered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Set Up

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

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    Megan D. Married on 10/03/2021
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    Perfect Day

    From the beginning to the end, I could not have asked for anything else the entire night. All of the staff was SO attentive and made sure that me and my husband had an amazing night. One thing I will say. Pay the extra for the day of planner. It is worth it!!!! They were amazing!
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    Frances J. Married on 09/01/2021
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    Perfect wedding

    As a little girl (I was maybe 6 years old) I saw a wedding on Anna Maria Island (at the Sandbar) and I thought this is perfect that's how I want to get married one day, so ever since then I have been dreaming of my wedding on Anna Maria Island.
    We got engaged in January 2020 and started planning our wedding on Anna Maria Island for September 2020. We wrote a few wedding venues on the island, Anna Maria Island Venues made everything so easy for us and they did not have any hidden fees or charges like some other venues have. Within less then 2 weeks after our first contact, we had everything booked with Anna Maria Island Venues. And we booked everything online, we did not get to look at the venue in person, I have seen the restaurants as restaurants before but not as an actual wedding venue but they made everything super easy for us. We decided on the Beach House over the Sandbar because of the climate controlled dining area and the exclusive bridal suite (it’s not a big room but perfect for you as bride to get ready in and the bride has her own bathroom!!).
    We decided to have a plated meal instead of a buffet style dinner. We were able to get exactly what we wanted: 6oz filet steak with a lobster tail – IT WAS THE BEST STEAK WE HAD IN MONTHS!! Oh and the servers did a great job, we didn’t even notice that they went around and asked our guests how they wanted their steaks to be prepared but they did!
    About 4-8 weeks after we had everything finalized, COVID-19 hit the world and we weren’t sure how things were going to go with our wedding in September 2020, at the end we had to postpone our wedding 3 times due to COVID-19 but let me tell you this: I would have not wanted to work with anyone but the team from Anna Maria Island Venues, they were fabulous and understood our situation, we were able to roll our down-payments over to the next date and the next date and the next date without ever having to worry about losing any of our down payment.
    September 1st 2021, one year later than initially planned, and less guests than we initially planned, we were finally able to have our wedding ceremony at the Beach House on Anna Maria Island. Yes the weather wasn’t perfect, it rained all day, and we weren’t able to have our ceremony on the beach as we initially planned either but the entire staff did a great job on moving everything inside and it was still a special moment.
    I want to thank the entire team from Anna Maria Island Venues who helped us, especially Shawn THANK YOU SO MUCH!
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    Morgan Married on 02/24/2021
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    Wonderful!

    Shawn helped us plan our February wedding at the BeachHouse. She asked about details we hadn’t thought about. We communicated mostly via email which is the most convenient way for me - she is extremely response. Everything detail was planned before, and the staff made sure the night went flawlessly. The evening went exactly as planned. The food, drinks, service, and view were amazing. I can not recommend the BeachHouse enough!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

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  • Wandita & James
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Team

Molly Powers
Molly Powers
Event Sales Manager

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 Rhoton
Shawn Rhoton
Catering Sales Manager

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.

Amanda  Ruuska
Amanda Ruuska
Event Sales Coordinator

Amanda Ruska is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Ohio where she worked as the Catering Sales Manager while studying to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Leisure Event Planning with a minor in Marketing. Amanda has worked for the Marriott Hotel Group and The Ritz-Carlton learning the hottest and newest tools for event planning. She recently brought her skills to The Chiles Group in April of 2019. Amanda is organized, punctual, upbeat, reliable, creative, open-minded, and goal-oriented and understands how important the planning process is to running a successful event.

Amanda is married to her husband Robby, loves her Yorkshire Terrior, Annie, and even carved out a section of her master closet for her fur baby!

Professional Network & Endorsements

11 Endorsements
Anna Maria Island DJ - Chuck Caudill Entertainment & Photography Anna Maria Island DJ - Chuck Caudill Entertainment & Photography Wedding DJs

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.

Barefoot Weddings Barefoot Weddings Wedding Officiants

Newly-remodeled restaurant right on the Gulf of Mexico!

Nicholle Leonard Design Studio Nicholle Leonard Design Studio Wedding Planners

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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200 Gulf Drive Bradenton Beach, FL, 34217
941-254-6236
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