small wedding cake decorated with sea shells atop a cake stand surrounded by cupcakesThe Winter Park Events Center features distinguished detail you won’t find anywhere else. It is located in Winter Park, the City of Culture and Heritage. Find your perfect ceremony location in one of several areas that are available both indoors and outdoors in the Grand Ballroom, Belvedere, Rooftop Terrace or picturesque Tiedtke Amphitheater.

The 4,700 square-foot Grand Ballroom features soaring ceilings and unsurpassed views, making it the perfect venue for a wedding reception. A monumental, circular staircase takes guests to the Rooftop Terrace for a unique experience available only at the Winter Park Events Center.

Beautifully equipped dressing rooms are available both upstairs and downstairs for the wedding party’s convenience. Venue-owned tables and chairs are provided for each event or rental furniture can be brought in with Events Center staff assistance.

Meetings & Gatherings

hands of several people holding, pointing or writing on various marketing pieces of paperThe Winter Park Events Center is the perfect location for business meetings, corporate functions, conventions and conferences. Impress your clients with Winter Park’s newest gem.

The Events Center is also the perfect space for baby or bridal showers, milestone birthday celebrations and so much more. Let us help you turn your vision into a reality.

Our versatile venue features state-of-the-art projection screens, audio visual equipment, serene views and high-end furnishings. The Tiedtke Amphitheater is a great opportunity to feature live music, a cocktail reception or tented soirée.

Morse Boulevard view of the Porte CochereThe entire Events Center is available for weddings, social gatherings, corporate events, fundraisers and much more. This reservation includes beautiful venue-owned tables and chairs where guests will be surrounded by dynamic architecture that enhances any event.


Grand Ballroom | Rooftop Terrace | Rooftop Meeting Room | Pre-function Lobby | Dressing Rooms [2] | Kitchens [2]

street view of Events Center from Morse Bouleveard

Monday through Thursday
8-hours | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | $3300

any 8 hour block between
10 a.m. to 11 p.m. | $5050
any 8 hour block between
10 a.m. to 11 p.m. | $5500
any 8 hour block between
10 a.m. to 11 p.m. | $4425

Outdoor areas can be included as an add-on for an additional fee. Additional set-up time is billed at rate of $315 per hour

The Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 250 seated guests banquet style with ample space for dancing and dining. It can also accommodate up to 316 seated guests theater style for meetings, training sessions, etc.

Boasting a 17-foot domed ceiling and soaring arched windows, the Grand Ballroom provides attendees 270-degree views of the lakeside property. The high-quality, built-in sound system accompanied by controlled lighting allows for paramount versatility.

Sunday through Thursday
2-hour minimum | hourly | $475

Friday & Saturday
Available as part of an entire building reservation.

People looking out over the lake from the Rooftop TerraceWith stunning views of the park and beyond, the Rooftop Terrace can accommodate up to 142 guests for outdoor wedding ceremonies, dinners or cocktail hours. Soaring 38 feet above Lake Mendsen, this unique 2,200-square-foot Terrace atop the city’s newest venue provides attendees a unique experience.

Sunday through Thursday
Terrace only | 3 hours | $1650
Each additional hour | $225
Rooftop Terrace + Meeting Room | 3 hours | $1800
Each additional hour | $275

Friday & Saturday
Available as part of an entire building reservation.


Rooftop Meeting Room set up hollow square styleWith an expansive view of central Florida’s skyline on one side and the striking interior monumental staircase on the other, this 700-square-foot room holds up to 49 seated guests for private meetings, bridal showers, parties, training sessions and the like. It is fully equipped with a high-tech audiovisual system along with venue-owned tables and chairs. It is conveniently adjacent to the spectacular Rooftop Terrace.

Sunday through Thursday
Meeting Room | hourly | $275
Terrace + Rooftop Meeting Room | 3 hours | $1800
Each additional hour | $275

Friday & Saturday
Available as part of an entire building reservation.


The elevated 6,300-square-foot platform overlooking Lake Mendsen can accommodate up to 421 guests for outdoor wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties or celebratory dinners. The area may also be tented for added character and imaginative décor. This unique space features a beautifully landscaped circular zone with uplighting.

Select Areas
3-hour minimum | 3 hours | $1050
Each additional hour | $175


This picturesque outdoor area overlooking sparkling Lake Mendsen can accommodate up to 348 seated guests. The Tiedtke Amphitheater is ideal for wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties, musical performances and more. Tenting is allowed, electrical outlets are available, and ambient lighting glows throughout.

Exclusive Use
3-hour minimum | 3 hours | $1275
Each additional hour | $225

Self-parking is available on-site as well as in surrounding lots, depending on the date and time of your event. If you prefer, valet parking services can be arranged by the client through an outside vendor which works well with our beautiful Porte Cochère that provides protection from inclement weather.

Access the parking map for surrounding parking areas.

We have partnered with some of central Florida’s finest caterers to provide food and beverage services in our venue. Please contact these preferred caterers directly. Catering fees are not included in the venue rental price and no other catering services are permitted.*

Arthur’s Creative Events & Catering

860 Sunshine Lane | Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714

Cuisiniers Catered Cuisine & Events

Chef Jamie McFadden
5470 Lake Howell Road | Winter Park, Florida 32792

Dubsdread Catering

549 West Par Street | Orlando, Florida 32804

John Michael Exquisite Weddings & Catering

1836 Crandon Avenue | Winter Park, Florida 32789

Puff ’n Stuff Catering

250 Rio Drive | Orlando, Florida 32810

*Gatherings hosting less than 25 guests are permitted to bring in pre-made platters or other food and beverages that do not require use of the kitchen. Kitchens are only to be used by the above approved caterers.

Upon signing the event contract, reservation is confirmed.

Payment Timeline

At time of signing event contract
$750 incidentals deposit
& 50% of total rental fee [non-refundable]

6 months prior to event date
Rental fee balance [non-refundable]

Events scheduled within 45 days
$750 incidentals deposit
& 100% of total rental fee [non-refundable & non-transferable]

*All fees are subject to applicable taxes.


12+ months prior to event date
Loss of incidentals deposit & 25% of rental fee

3-12 months prior to event date
Loss of incidentals deposit & 50% of rental fee

0-3 months prior to event date
Loss of incidentals deposit & 100% of rental fee

Inquire About Your Date

African American older adult couple dancing in outdoor settingBooking & Deposit

To reserve the Winter Park Events Center, an event rental contract must be signed and returned to the reservations office within seven calendar days from the inquiry form submittal date.

A provisional hold will be placed on your date as a courtesy to allow time to review and sign the contract and pay your initial deposits. Only one date may be held per special event and may not be extended.

Facility Rules & Regulations

Grand Ballroom Virtual Experiences

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Main Assembly

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East Corner

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South Corner

Contact & Location

Hours of Operation

Monday thru Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alexandra Pate

Event & Venue Manager

Joel Perez

Events Coordinator

Leon Defoe

Administrative Specialist

Our Vision

Winter Park is the city of arts and culture, cherishing its traditional scale and charm while building a healthy and sustainable future for all generations.