Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast




Nested along the north bank of the Manatee River on Riverside Drive, the Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast rises from the coastal community of Palmetto as an elegant waterfront setting to tie the knot. Located north of Sarasota, this venue overlooks the Regatta Point Marina and the Manatee River as it transitions into the Gulf of Mexico. A tranquil setting to share your vows, the Bed and Breakfast features a beautiful blend of indoor and outdoor spaces to hold your ceremony. Originally constructed in 1913, this venue showcases a lovely restoration that reveals the original grandeur of an earlier time. A premier example of old world Floridian luxury, every direction you turn within this venue provides a touch of charm and appeal. Equipped with a 200 long pier directly over calm waters, this setting is the perfect place to capture the reflective wedding day photos you always dreamed of. No matter how you pictured your special day, the Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast proudly provides a setting you can fall in love with.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms, Bed & Breakfast/Inn


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 125 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 125 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $8,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes a one night stay for 12 guests. For a 2 night stay there is an additional $1,000 fee.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast is estimated at between $14,288 and $19,975 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM