Weddings

The Winter Park Events Center features distinguished detail you won’t find anywhere else. It is located in beautiful, historic Winter Park in the heart of central Florida. 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 Lakeside Landing overlooking the lake.

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 Event Center staff assistance.

Meetings & Gatherings

The 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 outdoor Lakeside Landing is a great opportunity to feature live music, a cocktail reception or tented soirée.

Includes

  • Grand Ballroom
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Rooftop Meeting Room
  • Dressing Rooms [2]
  • Kitchens [2]
  • Pre-Function Space/Lobby [1,300 square feet + 15’ ceiling]

Friday
2 p.m. to 1 a.m. | $4800
Saturday
noon to 1 a.m. | $5200
Sunday
2 p.m. to midnight | $4200

[All rentals include minimum one hour set-up.]

Outdoor areas reserved separately

Features

  • Up to 320 seated guests [theater style]
  • Up to 250 seated guests [at tables]
  • 4,700 square feet
  • 17’ ceiling height
  • Windows on three sides
  • Recessed audio system
  • Programmable lighting

Weekdays [Monday-Thursday]
2-hour minimum hourly | $450

Weekends [Friday | Saturday | Sunday]
Available as part of an entire building reservation

Features

  • Up to 150 seated guests
  • 2,200 square feet
  • Stunning views & unique ambiance
  • 38 feet above the lake, atop the southern edge of the Events Center

Weekdays [Monday-Thursday]
Terrace only | 3 hours | $1500
Each additional hour $200
Terrace + Rooftop Meeting Room | 3 hours | $1700
Each additional hour $250

Weekends [Friday | Saturday | Sunday]
Available as part of an entire building reservation

Features

  • Up to 50 seated guests
  • 750 square feet
  • Views of park & monumental staircase
  • Top of the line audio visual equipment

Weekdays [Monday-Thursday]
2-hour minimum hourly | $250
Terrace + Rooftop Meeting Room | 3 hours | $1700
Each additional hour $250

Weekends [Friday | Saturday | Sunday]
Available as part of an entire building reservation

Features

  • Up to 200 guests
  • 5,100 square feet
  • Next to water’s edge on the south end of walkway
  • Separate from tiered seating & elevated above Lakeside Landing
  • Tenting optional

Select Areas
3-hour minimum | 3 hours | $1000
Each additional hour $150

Features

  • Up to 250 seated guests
  • 3,200 square feet
  • Outdoor Amphitheater with tiered seating at water’s edge
  • Electricity & lighting
  • Tenting allowed

Exclusive Use
3-hour minimum | 3 hours | $1200
Each additional hour $200

Self-parking is available on site as well as across from the venue. Valet parking services can be arranged with an outside company. This option works well with our beautiful Porte Cochère that provides protection from inclement weather.

Upon signing the event contract, reservation is confirmed.

Payment Timeline

At time of signing event contract
$500 incidentals deposit
25% of total rental fee [non-refundable]

12 months prior to event date
Additional 25% of total rental fee [non-refundable]

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

Events scheduled within 45 days
$500 incidentals deposit
100% of total rental fee [non-refundable & non-transferable]

*All fees are subject to applicable taxes.

Cancellations

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

  • Check the availability calendar
  • Complete & submit a rental inquiry form

Booking & 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

Catering

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.*

*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 .

Grand Ballroom Virtual Experiences

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Main Assembly

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East Corner

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South Corner

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

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

Alexandra Pate

Event & Venue Manager

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.