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The West Events

Treasure Island, FL View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
4.9 out of 5 rating
25 reviews
$6k - $8k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$6k - $8k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

The West is an unrivaled event space offering its guests a modern, industrial-chic venue in the heart of its iconic, Old Florida location in Madeira Beach. As the premiere wedding venue in the area, The West Events now offers All Inclusive Packages for those looking for the easy button! Mere steps away from white-sand beaches, The West Events provides clients with a non-traditional backdrop of raw brick walls and polished concrete floors and the freedom to transform this blank canvas into the Instagram-inspired, Pinterest-planned venue of your dreams. With packages that includes everything from planning, catering, bar, floral, dessert, entertainment, and more...

Facilities and Capacity

With over 5,000sqft of indoor space and 2,000sqft outdoor courtyard space, The West Events can host smaller/intimate weddings as well as larger soire茅s. The entire venue is a blank canvas for your design, enabling you to curate any theme you wish. The floor plan is open and airy, allowing spaces to be both large and small. Whether your celebration is intimate or grandiose, The West Events is able to accommodate a space for your needs. There is a capacity of 250 for standing events and 150 for seated occasions. In addition to the inside areas that are available, there is also an outdoor courtyard that consists of 1800 square feet. For smaller gathers, consider booking The West Wing for small groups up to 60.

Location:

The West Events is fortunate to call Madeira Beach home. Located between St. Pete Beach & Clearwater Beach, this 2.5-mile stretch of sand sits between two of the best rated beaches in the world. St. Pete Beach was named Trip Advisor's No. 1 Beach in the U.S. in 2021. Nearby Clearwater Beach has also earned accolades as the No. 1 beach in the U.S. in 2019, 2018 & 2016. With ample attractions, hotels, & restaurants, this small beach town has it all. The West Events is perfectly situated steps away from the beach. Whether you are looking for a beach ceremony or just post ceremony sunset pictures, this beachside venue is the perfect spot! We say have your cake & eat it too!

Vendors

The West Events has curated a list of Tampa Bay's top vendors and brought them all together to help couples hit the easy button with the all new All-Inclusive Package. From planning to catering, bar and entertainment, you can rest assure your big day is in good hands. While other venues all-in-one packages find ways save and skimp, TWE only picks the best of the best. Whether you are looking for a tropical, boho, modern/minimalist, or traditional vibe, this blank slate beachside venue can transform the space, making your dreams & vision come to life. For more information on this list of vendors, please contact our TWE venue manager.

The Bar

The West Events is proud to offer a stand alone 18ft wrap around bar with a roll up garage to a 2000sqft outdoor courtyard. With both indoor and outdoor bar service, our bartenders can handle both smaller intimate events up to larger soir茅es. Personalize cocktail hour with one of our neon signs, signature cocktails, bourbon tasting station or champagne wall. Note: The West Events has an exclusive bartending service that handles all events.

Add Ons

In house Add-Ons are also avaiable including: neon signs, farm tables, yard games, gobo, heaters, fireworks, slideshows on tvs, and more.

Beach Ceremony

Why not get married on the sand steps away from your reception venue? If you've dreamed of a beach wedding, but also want an industrial/modern venue, you've arrived! TWE offers beach ceremony packages as an ADD ON to our all inclusive packages. Call our TWE venue manager today for pricing and availability.

All Inclusive Wedding Package

TWE does have an all inclusive package for those couples looking for the easy button. Call our office to schedule a site visit and to learn more about our packages. Packages include the following:

  • Venue (8 hour rental)
  • Private Suite for wedding couple
  • Blue Ribbon Room, The West Wing & West Bar & Courtyard
  • Planning (Month of Services from one of Tampa Bay's top Planners)
  • Event Manager for duration of event
  • Catering (Pick your favorite menu from one of Tampa Bay's top catering companies including passed apps + stations.
  • Premium Bar (4 hours)
  • Floral- Includes table center pieces, bud vases on high tops, couple florals, aisle decor, & arbor)
  • Champagne toast
  • Cake/Dessert- Choose between cake, cupcakes or gelato/ice cream cart
  • Professional DJ for ceremony music & reception
  • Poly linens & napkins (choice of color)
  • Decor & Signage ($500 budget)
  • Tables - 60" rounds, 36" high tops, sweetheart table
  • Choice of Arbor (A-frame, Moongate, etc.)
  • Wooden cross back chairs for ceremony and reception
  • Licesned Officiant
  • Valet - Guest arrive in style wth hassle free on site valet service
  • Sparkler exit

Specials & Discounts

Reach out to our venue manager for any current specials and offers.

  • LGBTQ+-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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

No

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

$2,500

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

$1,500

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
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

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

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

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Barn
Beach
Government Building
Historic Building
Inn/B&B
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

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?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
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?

February
March
April
May
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
June
July
August
September
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    Two Happy Guys

    This event space is one of those places where you walk in and say, "Yup, this is it!" At least that's what we did. Its industrial/modern vibe is so perfect. And they have multiple rooms and space, making it easy to plan a wonderful day without leaving the property. And we can't begin to say how nice the event space staff is, as well as all of the vendors we utilized from their preferred list. I'm sure we will be back there whenever we have other event needs.
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    The Best Day Ever!!!

    I only visited one venue, and I just knew that I had to get married at The West Events! The venue manager and staff were communicative, knowledgeable, and timely in their responses leading up to the event. I loved that we were able to do everything in one place - the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. Having everything together allowed us to truly live in the moment, and we didn't have to worry about travel or transportation. We had selected all of their vendors off of their approved vendor list, and every single one was incredible! One of my favorite things about the venue is that it's like a blank canvas. You can really let your imagination run wild! I truly don't have one negative thing to say about the venue. The price was very reasonable for all that was included, and I would highly recommend The West Events to anyone who is looking to get married in the future!
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    Beautiful venue

    The team at The West Events is top notch! We had a wonderful experience with Maria and she went above and beyond with recommendations, answered any questions and was super helpful in general! The space was beautifully renovated and all of our guests were comfortable and loved the venue!
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner

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Book an event with us Monday-Thursday and receive 20% off our normal midweek rates! Call our office today to set up a site visit and learn more about our venue.

Team

Laurie  Davidson-Smith
Laurie Davidson-Smith
Venue Owner

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Laurie Davidson-Smith, a former SEC Championship pitcher for The University of Georgia, was not scared of a challenge. Alongside her business partner, Michele Smith, a 2x Olympic gold-medalist softball pitcher and ESPN analyst, revitalizing historic buildings is a passion. Their first large project was to restore a ramshackle relic of Old Florida into what is now the Sunset Inn and Cottages, which consistently ranks as TripAdvisor鈥檚 #1 hotel in Treasure Island. Most recently, when they spotted a long-vacated, run-down laundromat, their newest project was born: The West Events, the area鈥檚 newest event venue. Michele and Laurie preserved the structural integrity and industrial soul of this mid-century building. Exposed brick, wooden accent walls, polished concrete floors, and industrial lighting create the perfect backdrop for any occasion, from wedding receptions to corporate events. They can't wait to host you!

Michele  Smith
Michele Smith
Owner - Operations

Michele Smith: Olympic Gold Medalist and ESPN Softball Analyst
Michele Smith is a Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and ESPN鈥檚 lead softball analyst. She was the first ever female analyst to call a nationally televised MLB game for TBS when the LA Dodgers played the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta in 2012. Michele also served as a color commentator for NBC during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.


Michele played in softball鈥檚 debut Olympic appearance in 1996 in Atlanta, GA and again in 2000 in Sydney, Australia winning gold medals in both Olympic Games. She is a three-time world champion for Team USA and was inducted into the ASA Hall of Fame in 2006. Michele played in the Japan Professional Softball League for 16 years and is an eight-time Japan League Champion and eight-time Japan League Most Valuable Player, leading the Japan League numerous years in both earned run and batting average.
During Michele鈥檚 NCAA career, she was a left-handed pitcher and powerful offensive threat. She is a two- time All American at Oklahoma State University and graduated with a bachelor鈥檚 degree in science.

Fun Facts About Michele: - After living 16 years in Japan, Michele is fluent in Japanese!- Michele has struck out many NFL, MLB, NBA players! Charles Barkley was the only one to make contact and hit a grapefruit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTvQplZOt60) - When not broadcasting for ESPN, you can find Michele our on her road bike where she often will ride over 80 miles in one day or you will find her at The West Events!

Maria  Slater
Maria Slater
Venue Manager

We are so excited to introduce our amazing venue manager, Maria Slater, who can be found daily making dreams and special events come to life. Maria comes to us from the Tradewinds Resort where she served as a wedding sales coordinator for 7 years. With ample experience in the industry, established vendor relationships and just an all round amazing human being, we're over the moon to have her as part of our TWE family.

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13435 Gulf Boulevard Treasure Island, FL, 33708
727-363-4255
727-744-0593

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday we usually have events. Our venue is by appointment only. Please call to schedule a site visit.
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