Edson Keith Mansion




Located in Sarasota, Florida, the Edson Keith Mansion is a 1916 Italian Renaissance home on the shores of Phillippi River and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Mansion overlooks Phillippi River, which is bordered by graceful palm trees and moss-draped mature oaks. Brides who envision elegant, romantic and vintage weddings will be charmed by all this venue has to offer. The dreamy Mansion features a large foyer, a spacious living room, twin sunrooms with Palladian windows, a paneled library and a gracious dining room. Your ceremony can take place inside the exquisitely crafted, warmly lit Mansion or outside on the lawn next to Phillippi River. For larger outdoor weddings, the Mansion lawn is available, and a large tent may be erected on the open lawn to accommodate up to 600 guests for a glorious outdoor ceremony and reception. With a wedding at the hundred year old Edson Keith Mansion, you will step into a living fairytale that will enchant your guests and be remembered for years to come.

Venue Style



Indoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,400 for a weekday wedding and for a weekend from June through September. From October through May, cost is $4,200 on a weekend for a ceremony and reception and includes 15 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $750 is required on all reservations. Please note there is a restricted catering list for all mansion events, inquire with venue for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Edson Keith Mansion is estimated at between $5,264 and $12,581 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Rental includes chairs and tables for 120 guests
Caterer set up and clean up

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
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Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
Restricted catering list for all Mansion events