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The Venue Fort Lauderdale is a mansion wedding venue located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This expansive property oozes sophistication and elegance throughout its nine event spaces. Decorated and furnished to the highest of standards, this luxurious venue can play host to the wedding celebration you鈥檝e always dreamed of. Perched in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, this site is easily accessible and surrounded by many local attractions.

Facilities and Capacity

This 42,000 square-foot building offers a plethora of indoor and outdoor event options. The Epic and Crystal ballrooms are the largest areas within the property. Both of these two-story rooms are complete with balconies, a wraparound mezzanine, state-of-the-art lighting, a PA sound system, and more. The Epic and Crystal ballrooms can host up to 800 guests and join together for a truly spectacular event space. Couples can configure these rooms in a variety of ways and include space for seated guests, a large dance floor, and live entertainment. For more intimate gathering the Ivy Lounge and Patio is a great choice. Featuring a fully equipped bar, Flat-screen TVs, live music capabilities, and intimate lighting, this space is ideal for memorable receptions and cocktail hours. What鈥檚 more, the sheltered patio area allows your guests to take a break from the dance floor and converse with one another in a more chilled out atmosphere. Other event spaces include the 3,500 square-foot Windsor Lounge. Similar to the Ivy Lounge, this area includes two martini bars, moveable seating, a patio area, TVs, and a 12x6 stage area for live entertainment.

Services Offered

The Venue Fort Lauderdale offers an array of event services to help their couples special days a truly one-of-a-kind event. An in-house event coordinator can ensure that you make the most of your chosen setting and that your wedding runs as smoothly as possible. Staff can also help with the complete setup and breakdown of your event, leaving to focus on more pressing matters. The venues on-site caterers can also serve a dazzling plethora of dishes to beautifully compliment your festivities. These can be presented in many ways to best suit your plans. Additional options include customizable 3D mapping. This allows you to project particular animations or images on the ballroom's expansive wall behind the stage area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

No

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

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$800

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

$800

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$23

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

June
July
August
September
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4.9 out of 5 rating
86 Reviews
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    4.9 out of 5 rating
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    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
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  • Value
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating
98% Recommended by couples

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Kayla W. Married on 03/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

AHMazing !

We had our wedding here in March, being in the industry I knew exactly what I wanted and The Venue had it all and more! Roby was truly amazing throughout my whole planning period from the year prior when we started down to the day of. Months later our guess our still talking about our wedding as the BEST wedding ever. Thank you Roby , Kimmie & the whole staff at the Venue
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Lyna B. Married on 02/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The best experience anyone could ask for on their special day!

Overall wonderful experience! Everything from the staff to the venue itself was absolutely incredible. Our special day was one that we will remember forever!

Special shout out to Kimmie for her attention to detail and making sure that everything flowed beautifully!
Niyaah
Niyaah G. Married on 02/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

My Dream Wedding

I fell in love with this venue on the first visit. I was immediately sold, after seeing the entire venue, the bridal suite and learning about everything that was included. Roby and Kimmie made my day the most beautiful day ever. The food was spectacular, the bar got us all super lit and the attention to detail was the icing on the cake. I would recommend this venue to anyone for anything! I can't wait until our next big event so we can go back!
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Real Weddings

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Alison & Marcelo
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Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements
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What isn't there to love about The Venue? Such a unique venue that has so much to offer! Brett & his staff will cater to all of your needs and create a great event for you.

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The Venue Fort Lauderdale is an amazing venue. I have been fortunate to be a guest at a number of events at this location. It is extremely spacious with many special areas that lend to an intimate ambiance. The staff is warm and welcoming. From food to lighting, they create incredible events with creativity and delectable treats. Brett, Harry and Caroline go above and beyond by going above and beyond with their attention to detail.

RIMAS FILMS RIMAS FILMS Wedding Videographers

With the winter coming in big strives, I cannot be happier filming a wedding in the sunny warm Florida. A romantic, modern and family orientated wedding, I got to film last month, took place in The Venue Fort Lauderdale. From the moment I stepped into the venue, I knew I loved it! It is beautiful, spacious and unique! And the venue staff will help to make Your dream wedding a reality. The Venue Fort Lauderdale has such a huge potential for Your wildest and deepest dreams! It has the perfect lighting, the hospitality and outstanding food. I was only one of the vendors at the beautiful wedding, but this venue and it's staff, made me feel relaxed and welcomed, just like everyone else. So, if You鈥檙e still looking for a venue in Fort Lauderdale, You must stop, as The Venue Fort Lauderdale is Your only choice! If You would like to see the video: https://www.facebook.com/rimasfilms/videos/372694496408150/

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The Venue Fort Lauderdale frequently asked questions

The Venue Fort Lauderdale includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The Venue Fort Lauderdale includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake
The bar service starting price at The Venue Fort Lauderdale includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
The space offered by The Venue Fort Lauderdale for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Mansion
The Venue Fort Lauderdale offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
The Venue Fort Lauderdale offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
The Venue Fort Lauderdale offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
The Venue Fort Lauderdale offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
The Venue Fort Lauderdale is recommended by 98% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.9 in value.

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