Rentable venues in Lakeland

Check out this list of local spots to host your next party, reunion, or reception.

Women sitting at long tables in the Uliana event space and micro wedding venue

Every event at The Uliana looks different, but this one looks like a blast.

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Whether you’re getting a jump start on your holiday party planning, preparing for a family reunion, or hunting for your ideal wedding venue, check out this list of rentable venues in Lakeland.

Note: Guest counts and rates are based on estimations and various options available on each venue’s website. Please contact venue owners to inquire about current availability and current pricing.

An indoor shot of the 1833 wedding venue's herringbone floors, chandeliers, and fireplace

We’re fans of the 1833 venue’s historic herringbone floors, chandeliers, and fireplace.

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Intimate gatherings

Planning a shower, reunion, or other small party? Here are a few of our favorite venues for intimate gatherings (read: Fewer than 100 guests) in Swan City.

1833 Venue, 1833 S. Florida Ave.

  • Rate: $500+
  • Accommodates 65 seated, 100 standing
  • 1,000 sqft
  • Key features: Historic building, arched windows, ample natural light, chandeliers, fireplace

Pressed, 213 E. Bay St.

  • Rate: $200+
  • Accommodates 35 seated, 50 standing
  • 2,000 sqft
  • Key features: Tables, chairs, and couches

The Uliana, 1216 S. Florida Ave.

  • Rate: $500+
  • Accommodates 30 seated, 75 standing
  • 1,200 sqft
  • Key features: Refrigerator, freezer, island, and bar, plus plates, glasses, and more available for an additional fee
Table and chairs at The Joinery, a possible wedding venue

Rent The Joinery’s private brewing area for your next gathering.

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Multiple options

The venues in this section truly have it all. From smaller spaces for tight-knit groups to expansive areas fit for a wedding venue, here are a few spots with more to love around every corner.

Bonnet Springs Park, 400 Bonnet Springs Blvd.

  • Rate: $150-$7,500+
  • Accommodates 25-450 guests
  • Rentable Spaces: Welcome Center Conference Room, Boathouse, and Event Center

The Joinery, 640 E. Main St.

  • Rate: $150-$500+
  • Accommodates 8-70 guests
  • Rentable spaces: The Tanks, The Square, The North Side, and The South Side

Cob & Pen, 1221 S. Florida Ave.

  • Rate: $75-$1000
  • Accommodates 8-40+ guests
  • Rentable spaces: The Lounge, The Vintage Dining Room, the Outdoor Patio, and The Lawn

Coleman Bush Building, 1104 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.

  • Rate: $173-$818+
  • Accommodates 50-350 guests
  • Rentable spaces: Small classrooms, a small multi-purpose room, and a large multi-purpose room

Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex, 525 Lake Crago Dr.

  • Rate: $308-$3,087+
  • Accommodates 48-105 guests
  • Rentable spaces: Classroom, Activity Room, and Banquet Room

Ax-Caliber, 204 E. Orange St., Ste. 102

  • Rate: Inquire for pricing
  • Accommodates 10-200+ guests
  • Rentable spaces: Gaming area, main axe arena, cafe patio, and more

Rec Room, 202 N. Massachusetts Ave.

  • Rate: $250-3,500
  • Accommodates 15-200 guests
  • Rentable spaces: Outdoor Party Deck, Private Party Room, or a full arcade + bar buyout
An interior shot of a wedding venue at Haus820

City Editor Rilee got married in Haus 820 for its open-air concept and simple environment.

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Larger venues

If you’re planning your wedding or a similar large-scale gathering, this is the list for you. With options for hundreds of guests, these are a few Lakeland spots ideal for wedding venues, class reunions, fundraising events, and more.

Haus 820, 820 N. Massachusetts Ave.

  • Rate: $2,250+
  • 15,000 sqft
  • Accommodates 350+
  • Key features: Historic building, commercial kitchen, 16-ft bar, market lights, 7,800-sqft courtyard, outdoor murals, non-exclusive venue

Union Hall, 1023 S. Florida Ave.

  • Rate: $2,500+
  • Accommodates 167 seated, 249 standing
  • 3,500 sqft
  • Key features: Brick walls, art deco accents, kitchen prep area, and a full-sized bar

The Yard on Mass, 802 N. Massachusetts Ave.

  • Rate: $600+
  • 2,500 sqft
  • Accommodates ~160 guests between indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Key features: Dog and kid-friendly spaces, large yard games, indoor and outdoor zones — individual zones can also be reserved.

Lake Mirror Auditorium, 121 S. Lake Ave.

  • Rate: $1,078+
  • 6,500 sqft
  • Accommodates 320-500 guests
  • Key features: Chairs, tables, commercial kitchen

Magnolia Building, 702 E. Orange St.

  • Rate: $1,078+
  • 4,536 sqft
  • Accommodates 230-300 guests
  • Key features: Chairs, tables, stage, fireplace, exposed beams

Peggy Brown Building, 215 S. Lake Ave.

  • Rate: $713+
  • 3,750 sqft
  • Accommodates 130-200 guests
  • Key features: Chairs, tables, commercial kitchen, balcony space
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