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Provided by: Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki
The Sunset by Gulf Drive Cafe

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ocean/Waterfront View, Beach, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 150 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

900 Gulf Drive North
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Description:

The Sunset by Gulf Drive Café is the perfect picturesque location to host your wedding celebration. The gorgeous waterfront venue is one of Anna Maria Island’s most appealing sites. Located at the South end of the island, Gulf Drive Café overlooks sugar-white sand, the Gulf of Mexico’s turquoise-emerald waters and multi-colored horizon during sunset. The venue offers several ceremony option. The most popular is tying the knot near the coastline on a romantic sandy walkway of multi-colored rose petals. You may also choose to have the ceremony performed at Sea Star Sands, several feet away from the beach and an all fresco favorite. Sea Star sands is an open-aired secluded spaces surrounded by miniature tiki huts. The rustic Sunset Tiki is a spacious, open-air reception space perfectly suited for groups over fifty guests. Savor a delicious catered meal and then dance barefoot in the sand. Smaller groups of fewer than fifty people may also choose to have the reception at the Seaside Tiki Hut or Sea Star Sands. The dedicated team of experts will work with you on creating your perfect tropical dream wedding.

 

*Photos on Site by Chi Photography, Fotique, 3 Five, Light Heart Photography by Dorothy Smith, Suncoast Photography or Submitted by the Bridal party.

Additional details

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Venue notes

The rental fee ranges from $2,500 to $3,000 for a reception and includes five hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony is $795 with reception rental or $795 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $250/hr.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Ceremony arch

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- Champagne toast

- Full kitchen facilities

- Large parking lot

- Dance area

- Ceremonial Sand Kit Available

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 10:00PM

Amenities

- Wedding planning services

- Ceremony arch

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- Champagne toast

- Full kitchen facilities

- Large parking lot

- Dance area

- Ceremonial Sand Kit Available

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 10:00PM

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The Sunset by Gulf Drive Cafe

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Valet parking

STARTING AT $6,982 FOR 50 GUESTS

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