Sawgrass Grand Hotel

Fort Lauderdale



Nestled along the banks of the Middle River on North University Drive, the Sawgrass Grand Hotel presents brides and grooms an extraordinary setting to tie the knot in the heart of South Florida. Positioned northwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale in the coastal community of Sunrise, this independently owned hotel features a unique sense of style that sets it apart from nearby hotels. Constructed with two beautiful Ballrooms, the indoor spaces within this venue provide the perfect backdrop for capturing the captivating wedding day photos you always dreamed of. If you prefer to say ‘I do’ outdoors, The Sawgrass Grand Hotel also provides couples access to a variety of romantic ceremony spaces on the manicured lawn. No matter which space captures your heart, this venue makes it easy to fully customize any area to suit your unique nuptial needs. Whether you are planning a grand event with all your family and friends or an intimate gathering with your closest loved ones, the Sawgrass Grand Hotel is a lovely choice for a destination wedding and reception.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $3,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Sawgrass Grand Hotel is estimated at between $13,625 and $16,624 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM