First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables

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Starting at $1,800 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $1k for 50 Guests
Starting at $1k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 750

Starting price

$1K to start

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First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables Overview

The First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables exudes ultimate old world charm and is full of classically stunning details from floor to ceiling. Home to the largest pipe organs in the Southeastern US, the church has an elegant atmosphere perfect for your special day. The breathtaking venue is a basilica in the Spanish Mediterranean style complete with wooden arches replicated from the Spanish Moors. Guests will marvel at the high vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, and marble floors behind the alter. For couples seeking a more intimate celebration, the venue also offers a smaller chapel. Tie the knot and commit to a lifetime of love at the stunning First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables. For more information, contact Laura Blanco, Wedding Coordinator, at 305.445.3532.

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $1,800 (in the chapel) to $2,500 (in the Sanctuary) for a ceremony. The fee includes: One (1) hour for the rehearsal prior to the wedding ceremony; Two and a half hours (2 ½) from start to finish for the wedding ceremony; The wedding fee also includes: the Church, Wedding Coordinator, Officiating Minister, Organist, Sound Tech, Custodian and Utilities; Premarital Counseling (four required premarital counseling sessions) prior to ceremony; Unity Candle Stand (bride will be responsible for the 2 tapers (14"-16" inches or taller) and the center pillar candle; Wedding Kneeling Bench; Two (2) white columns for the wedding bouquets; A beautiful Bridal Room and a Groom’s Room on the day of the ceremony. Cleaning/disinfecting before and after the ceremony For more information, contact Laura, our wedding coordinator at 305.445.3532.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Day-of coordinator
Groom's dressing area
Large parking lot
No kitchen
Venue set up and clean up
Wedding planning services


- Biodegradable throwables only- LED candles only- No amplified music allowed- No catering allowed- No restrictions on music end time- Smoking outside only