The Rusty Pelican Tampa

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Upgraded rentals included, Rentals included

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Starting at $4,895 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $4k for 50 Guests
Starting at $4k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 220

Starting price

$4K to start

Peak Season



Ceremony / Reception
Indoor / Outdoor

The Rusty Pelican Tampa Overview

Set upon the Rocky Point District of Tampa, Florida, the Rusty Pelican is the perfect spot to host your upcoming wedding celebration. Nestled among swaying palm trees, this tropical oasis boasts both a beautiful natural landscape and gorgeous event spaces. Exchange your vows in the private Bayside Gazebo or indoor, with stunning ocean views providing the perfect backdrop for your ceremony. There won’t be a dry eye in the house as your share your first kiss as newlyweds in this romantic and picturesque Florida setting. Celebrate this once in a lifetime event with an elegant reception in one of the various indoor event spaces. With high ceilings, luxurious chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for spectacular ocean views, these stylish rooms are a wonderful place to gather friends and family to enjoy a delicious dinner and a fun night of dancing. If you dream of having a breathtaking outdoor/indoor wedding ceremony followed by an elegant celebration, the Rusty Pelican is the venue for you!

Venue Notes

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a Wedding Ceremony is $750, which includes chairs and Coordinator to facilitate and orchestrate the Wedding Day. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. Discounts may apply for smaller weddings, please inquire with venue for details.

Amenities And Requirements


Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Valet/shuttle service provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- Music must end by 11:30PM- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only