Receptions


The Gasparilla Inn Beach Club

For seated meal functions of up to 200 persons, the Beach Club is our most popular site. Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico, this facility offers the flexibility of both indoor and outdoor dining. Cocktails are typically served poolside with dinner to follow either inside the building known as the Gulf Room or outdoors surrounding the pool. The Gasparilla Inn Beach Club is open for our guests’ and members’ use until 6:00 p.m. daily, and we therefore suggest planning your function to begin at 6:30 p.m. or later. The Gulf Room dimensions are 69ft. x 34ft. or 2,346 square feet.

The Gasparilla Inn Croquet Lawns

For wedding functions of all sizes, we offer The Gasparilla Inn Croquet Lawns overlooking the golf course, ponds and bayou behind The Inn. It would be necessary to rent a tent to cover this area and The Inn would be delighted to work with you on the arrangements. There are three Croquet Lawns available at this site. The largest event lawn is 20,274 square feet, followed by 6,789 square feet and the third event lawn is 5,539 square feet. The tent rental is not included in the Site Fee, but use of all three lawns is included.

The Gasparilla Golf Course Gazebo Area

For wedding functions up to 75 persons, the Gasparilla Golf Course Gazebo is available. Cocktails may be served on the lower area with dinner to follow on the Gazebo, itself. The Gazebo is octagonal in shape and measures 1,225 square feet. The Gasparilla Inn Golf Club is open for our guests’ and members’ use daily, and we therefore suggest planning your ceremony for 6:30 p.m. or later.

The Gasparilla Inn’s Banyan Room

The Inn’s Banyan room can accommodate up to 80 persons and is entered via The Gasparilla Inn’s Dining Room. The approximate square footage of The Banyan Room is 1,440 square feet. The Banyan Room features a classic and tropical feel, with high ceilings, pillars, and bamboo or wicker furniture. Guests may enjoy views of the beautifully landscaped grounds during your celebration.

The Gasparilla Inn’s Intimate Event Spaces

For smaller wedding functions we offer The Gasparilla Inn Croquet Club House, The Pelican Club Room and The Sharp Room. Accommodating up to 50 guests, these private spaces provide an intimate setting for your function.

The Gasparilla Inn’s Dining Room

The Inn’s Dining Room is available for wedding functions of up to 300 persons. Cocktail Receptions followed by dinner may be held at this grand location. The approximate square footage for The Inn’s Dining Room is 5,510 square feet. This site is only available for weddings that have booked the entire sleeping room inventory of the resort.

Food Service

The Inn’s culinary team has put together a food and beverage repertoire to assist in creating perfect menus for every private group dining need. Please be advised that outside catering is not permitted for any functions held at The Gasparilla Inn & Club.

A gratuity of 20% and 6% sales tax will be added to all private food charges at the resort. Please note that a final guarantee of expected guests will be required three days prior to the event.

Beverage Service

Cocktail and Beverage Service must also be provided by The Inn. Cost for this will depend entirely upon items selected and usage. Wine and beer are charged per bottle, and all other cocktails are charged per drink. An inclusive hourly open bar rate is also available. A gratuity of 20% and 6% sales tax is added to all beverage charges based upon consumption.

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