Tarpon Lodge & Restaurant

Naples/Fort Myers



Life's special moments deserve a special place. Channeling a distinct sense of classic “Old Florida” charm, the Tarpon Lodge and Restaurant offers a intimate and unique setting for your big day. Originally opened in 1926, this historic lodge offers a singular atmosphere that can’t be achieved anywhere else. Rather than offering a four-hour window to celebrate your union, this lodge and restaurant invites soon-to-be-wed couples and their guests to relax and enjoy a full-fledged wedding experience. Imagine saying your “I do’s” on a lush green lawn, sharing your first kiss as spouses framed by towering palms and a beautiful waterfront view that your guests won’t soon forget. The romantic gazebo and nearby dock offer charming locations to take wedding photos. Enjoy cocktails by the pool or experience formal dining inside one of our intimate event spaces, complete with expansive windows and vintage moldings that bring a classically Florida vibe to your big day. The perfect setting for a private, intimate celebration with family and friends. You’ve found your piece of paradise in the Tarpon Lodge and Restaurant!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort, Ocean/Waterfront View, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 135 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 135 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:30AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,000 to $7,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Please inquire with venue for details and pricing to purchase a buyout for the restaurant and entire property.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Tarpon Lodge & Restaurant is estimated at between $9,681 and $16,295 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
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 outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:30AM
Music end time outdoors 9:00PM