Based in Ellenton, Florida, Worthington on Lovelee Lake is an elegant rustic waterfront venue that serves couples in the Sarasota & Tampa area all year round. We are right off of I-75 and convenient to all the surrounding areas of Tampa, Sarasota, Bradenton and St. Petersburg. The space exudes old Florida elegance, making the venue ideal for celebrations with nature and water inspirations, rustic romantic or simply elegant visions. Exposed wood, vintage lighting fixtures and natural light are just some of the unique characteristics of this elegant rustic destination venue. At Worthington on Lovelee Lake, your guests will leave with unforgettable memories of the lovely ballroom and beautiful lakefront views.
Facilities and Capacity
Worthington on Lovelee Lake has 8,000 square feet of air-conditioned space. The venue’s Grand Room can comfortably accommodate up to 250 seated guests for indoor uncovered celebrations. Thanks to the indoor and outdoor seating, the breathtaking scenic lake view is visible from the entire venue. If you would like to say your vows by the serene lake, Worthington on Lovelee Lake can provide a romantic waterfront ceremony site.
The team at Worthington is excited to host your big day. They welcome outside vendors. Couples may also choose from the following wedding-related services:
The venue does not have on-site catering but invites outside wedding caterers to provide your reception meal. They have two bars on the premises, allowing them to provide bartending services. Worthington on Lovelee Lake offers:
Depending on your needs, the stylish and rustic venue can host a variety of wedding-related celebrations. These gatherings include:
Worthington on Lovelee is the former site of the Crab Trap II, a seafood restaurant. In 2018, it was transformed and renovated into an elegant wedding and event venue.
The venue is near Gamble Plantation Historic State Park, Ellenton Premium Outlets and Manatee River. It is 45 minutes from Tampa International Airport and 26 minutes from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
3 Reviews for Worthington on Lovelee Lake
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Emily · Getting married on 02/20/2021
Great attitude!! Beautiful bones for a venue if you're looking for your own canvas: millwork is lovely to hang decorations from.Sent on 09/11/2019
Paul Nguyen · Married on 01/01/2020
Great venue on the river
A rustic river venue that can host all of your events. www.ChiPhotography.comSent on 03/19/2019
Mike De La Cruz · Married on 04/06/2019
I'm a DJ from out of state. I've worked in venues from California, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, and Florida. Of all the venues that Ive worked with, Worthington on Lovelee Lake is right among the top of the list. The staff is not only friendly and accommodating, they're professional and knowledgeable. If you're looking for a venue in the area, Worthington should be at the top of your list.Sent on 04/11/2019