Kapok Special Event Center & Gardens

Central Florida Beaches/Coast



For a uniquely grand and elegant wedding ceremony and reception, the Kapok Special Event Center and Gardens is the perfect choice! With many different space options, both indoor and outdoor, the atmosphere and ambiance of your celebration will be exactly what you have dreamed of. As you and your guests enter the Kapok Gardens you'll feel as though you've been whisked away into an enchanted dream. Massive Italian fountains and statuary will greet you ā€” leading the way through beautifully landscaped greenery to a hidden lagoon overlooking the Grand Ballroom. The Florida Room is a charming and intimate space perfect for a ceremony full of romance and love. Imagine saying your ā€œI Do'sā€ under the gorgeous canopy of chandeliers and domed lighting. Following the ceremony, you and your guests will be able to continue the celebration in the Grand Ballroom. Replete with European splendor, the Grand Ballroom features an enormous chandelier, an elegant Imperial staircase, and a large balcony overlooking lush tropical gardens. The Grand Ballroom will add a marvelous ambiance to your wedding. Overall, the Kapok Special Event Center and Gardens offers a magnificent and elegant space for your dream wedding celebration!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Park/Garden, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 325 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 12:00 AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fees range from $3,500 to $6,750 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Kapok Special Event Center & Gardens is estimated at between $10,642 and $21,644 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Complimentary bridal suite
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight