Gainesville Area Event Venues

FEATURED VENUE – THE HARN MUSEUM

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Website: www.harn.ufl.edu/rentals

The Harn Museum lies in the heart of UF’s Cultural Plaza. In collaboration with the University and the Gainesville Community, the Harn Museum inspires each guest and visitor with it’s stunning modern architecture and its multi-cultural art installations. And, the Harn makes it possible for you to hold your events inside and outside the Museum, creating Gainesville’s most unique and upscale backdrop for any catered event.

This local museum offers multiple spaces that can be easily adapted for a wide array of event venue needs. Each of the available spaces inside and outside the Harn Museum can be utilized for a multitude of meeting & celebration purposes. Celebrations has designed and catered all sorts of events at the Harn, like wedding receptions, business lectures and conferences, simple luncheons, holiday parties and more.

We are proud to be on the approved catering list! As a bonus, most of the spaces inside the Harn include built-in audio visual equipment to support your technology needs so you won’t have to outsource this resource. Whether you’re creating a seated dinner or a stand up reception, the rooms at the Harn are like a very elegant blank slate, ready for your creative talent to design any style you desire. Or, you can leave the rooms just perfect as they are, clean, open and modern. Your guests can enjoy the exterior water features surrounding the Harn, as well as the high ceilings and skylights and many floor-to-ceiling windows that captivate the impressive exterior landscaping. There are contemporary bamboo wood floors and beautiful marble floors, as well as the multiple sculpture installations that make any event upscale before the decorating even begins.

Click here for more details on how to book the Harn Museum for your next event.


Venue Contact List

Alachua Senior Recreation Center

5701 NW 34th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32653
Website: https://eldercare.ufhealth.org/senior-recreation-center/senior-center-rental-information/
Phone: (352) 265-8739
Nick Hauzer (Event Coordinator): nhau0001@shands.ufl.edu

Alachua Women’s Club

14565 Main Street
Alachua, FL 32616
Website: https://alachuawomansclub.org/clubhouse-rental/
Phone: (386) 462-5204
Email: alachuawmns@aol.com

Austin Cary Forest: Stern Learning Center

Austin Cary Forest Wedding

10625 NE Waldo Rd
Gainesville, FL 32609
Website: http://sfrc.ufl.edu/forestcampus/rates-policies/
Phone: (352) 846-0857
Matt Pollard (Event Coordinator)

Baughman Center

982 Museum Road
Gainesville, FL 32611
Website: https://performingarts.ufl.edu/venues/baughman-center/
Phone:(352) 294-0049
Email: baughmanevents@performingarts.ufl.edu

Bella Rose Weddings and Events

2109 Raiford Road
Starke, Florida 32091
Website: https://www.facebook.com/bellaroseweddingvenue/
Phone: (352) 235-7686
Email: bellarosegardens@gmail.com

Bellemoor Plantation

Bellemoor Plantation

3500 SE 107th Place
Ocala, Florida 34480
Website: http://www.plantationparkevents.com/index.html
Phone: (352) 553-8595
Email: bellemoorplantation@reagan.com

Big Top Brewing Company Gainesville

201 SE 2nd Ave #101
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: Coming Soon!
Phone: (352) 225-3593
Lynn Long: lynn@bigtopbrewing.com

Blackadder Brewing Company

618-A NW 60th Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
Website: https://www.blackadderbrewing.com/home-2
Phone: (352) 339.0324
Chris or Patricia Hart (Owners): chris@blackadderbrewing.com

C Bar Ranch

22889 North State Road 121,
Alachua, FL 32615
Website: https://cbarranchevents.com
Phone: (904) 705-0780

Cade Museum

cade-museum wedding

811 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: https://www.cademuseum.org/rent-the-cade.html
Phone: ( 352) 371-8001 ext. 1104
Amanda Hamilton: rentals@cademuseum.org

Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens

4990 NE 180th Ave
Williston, FL 32696
Website: http://www.cedarlakeswoodsandgarden.com/rentals.html
Phone: (352) 529-0055
Olyvia Ciulla (Event and Marketing Coordinator): olyvia@cedarlakeswoodsandgardens.org

Clark Plantation Venue

clark-plantation event catering

3682 SW 202nd St
Newberry, FL 32669
Website: https://www.clarkplantation.com/
Phone: (352)-222-3906
Email: Clarkplantationevents@yahoo.com

Cypress & Grove Brewing Company

1001 NW 4th Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601
Website: https://cypressandgrove.com/event-hosting/
Phone: (352) 448- 9375
Anna (Event Coordinator)

Drury Inn Gainesville

drury-inn-banquet-room catering

4000 Southwest 40th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32608
Website: https://www.druryhotels.com/bookandstay/groupsandmeetings
Phone: (352) 372-5600

Emerson Alumni Hall

1938 W University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32603
Website: http://eah.uff.ufl.edu/
Phone: (352) 846-2324 (Events Line) or (352) 846-3601 (Main Line)
Travis Hurst (Event Manager): thurst@uff.ufl.edu
Troy Bell (Associate Director of Facilities): tbell@uff.ufl.edu

Fairfield Inn and Suites

3877 SW 37 Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/gnvsw-fairfield-inn-and-suites-gainesville-i-75/
Phone: (352) 745-7777
Ally Williams (Event Coordinator): allyson@lakecityhotels.com
Ethan Plummer (Event Coordinator): ethan@lakecityhotels.com

First Magnitude Brewing Co.

First Magnitude Brewery Wedding

1220 SE Veitch St.
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: https://fmbrewing.com/event-hosting/
Phone: (352) 727-4677
Chelsea (Event Coordinator): chelsea@fmbrewing.com

Florida Museum of Natural History

Florida Museum of Natural History wedding

3215 Hull Road — Powell Hall
UF Cultural Plaza
Gainesville, FL 32611
Website: https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/rentals/
Phone: (352) 273-2045
Amber Tison (Event Coordinator): rentals@flmnh.ufl.edu

Gainesville Country Club

7300 SW 35th Way
Gainesville, FL 32608
Website: https://www.gainesvillecc.com/weddings-banquets
Phone: (352) 372-1458 ext. 204
Katharine Allee (Events Director): events@gainesvillecc.com

Gainesville Garden Club

1350 NW 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32605
Website: http://www.ggcfl.org/ggc_rentals.htm
Phone: (352) 331-0426

GWC Gainesville Women’s Club

2809 W University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32607
Website: https://gfwcfl-gainesvillewomansclub.org/index.htm
Phone: (352) 376-3901
Email: gwcwomansclub@att.net

Herlong Mansion

Wedding at Herlong Mansion Micanopy FL

402 NE Cholokka Blvd
Micanopy, Fl 32667
Website: https://herlong.com/
Phone: (352) 466-3322
Email: info@herlong.com

Harn Museum of Art

harn museum wedding

3259 Hull Road
Gainesville, Florida 32611
Website: http://www.harn.ufl.edu/rentals
Phone: (352) 294-7079
Hillary Fares (Event Coordinator): hfares@harn.ufl.edu

Hippodrome State Theater

25 SE 2nd Place
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: https://thehipp.org/rentals/
Phone: (352) 373-5968 x 217 (Events Line) or (352) 373-5968 (Main Line)
Shaina Worhacz (Event and Rental Coordinator): sworhacz@thehipp.org

Ironwood Golf Course Events

2100 NE 39 Ave
Gainesville, Fl 32609
Website: ironwoodgolfcourse.org/facility-rentals
Erin Maynard, ​maynardel@cityofgainesville.org

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

kanapaha botanical gardens catering

4700 SW 58th Drive
Gainesville, FL 32608
Website: http://kanapaha.org/rentals/
Phone: (352) 372-4981 ext 103 (Events Line)
Email: kbotanical@gmail.com

Little Forest Farms

15500 SW 15th Avenue
Newberry, FL 32669
Website: http://www.littleforestfarm.biz/ Phone: (352) 474-6132
Email: edandkris@littleforestfarm.biz

O’Leno State Park & River Rise

O'Leno River Rise Wedding venue

410 SE O’Leno Park Road
High Springs FL 32643
Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oleno-state-park
Phone: (386) 454-1853

Plantation Hall at Haile Village Center

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5100 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32608
Website: https://www.plantationhallgnv.com/events
Phone: (352) 371-1600
Bethany Patterson (Event Coordinator)

Rustic Oaks Ranch

Rustic Oaks Ranch Wedding venue

27317 NW 78th Ave
High Springs, Florida
Website: www.therusticoaksranch.com
Phone: (352) 494-8929
​events@therusticoaksranch.co

Santa Fe River Ranch

santa-fe-river-ranch catering

29220 NW 122nd Street
Alachua, FL 32615
Website: https://santaferiverranch.com/
Phone: (352) 317-0276 (Events Line) or (386) 365-9966 (Main Line)
Jake Hitchcock (Owner’s Son/Events Manager): jakehitchcock12@gmail.com

Seven Hills Farm

Seven Hills Farm wedding venue florida

3270 SE County Rd 337
Trenton, FL 32693
Website: https://www.sevenhillsfarmtrenton.com/
Phone: (352) 745-0602 (Cori)
Cori (Events Coordinator): sevenhillsfamtrenton@gmail.com

Southern Pines

397 SW Oyster Shell Gln. (Branford Hwy)
Lake City, Florida 32024
Website: https://www.facebook.com/southernpinesvenue/
Phone: (386) 623-2451

Steinhatchee Landing Resort

315 Hwy 51 NE
Steinhatchee, FL 32359
Website: http://www.steinhatcheelanding.com/special-occasions/
Phone: (352) 356-2916
Email: gnatdaddy@yahoo.com

Swamp Head Brewery

3650 SW 42nd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32608
Website: https://swamphead.com/events/
Phone: (352) 505-3035
Amanda Howsare: amandah@swamphead.com

The Barn at Rembert Farm

13014 NW 174 Avenue
Alachua, FL 32615
Website: https://www.rembertfarms.com/home
Phone:  (352) 317-4363
Email: rembertfarm@gmail.com

The Depot Event Space (Depot Park)

Box Car event venue at Depot Park Gainesville FL

201 SE Depot Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: http://www.thetophub.com/thehub_depotevents.html
Phone: (352) 278-1178
Email: thedepotgainesville@gmail.com

The Historic Thomas Center

thomas center event catering

302 NE 6th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: http://www.historicthomascenter.org/celebrate-here/weddings/
Phone: (352) 393- 8539
Erica Chatman (Facility Coordinator): chatmanej@cityofgainesville.org
Jordan Weber (Coordinator Assistant): weberjh@cityofgainesville.org

The Lazy Turtle

the Lazy Turtle wedding

Between High Springs and
Fort White, Florida 3203
Website: www.lazyturtlelodge.com
Phone: 386-454-8823
Email: pam@lazyturtlelodge.com

The Wooly

20 N Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Website: http://www.thetophub.com/thehub_wooly.html
Phone: (352) 278-1178
Email: woolydowntown@gmail.com

University Air Center

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4701 NE 40th Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32609
Website: http://uac.aero/contact-us Phone: (352) 335-4681
Debbie Frederick (GM): debbief@universityaircenter.com

Valley View

26001 NW 122nd Street,
Alachua, FL 32615
Website: www.valleyview.com
Phone: (386) 365-9966
santaferiverranch@gmail.com

West Light Farm LLC

29031 NW 182nd Avenue
High Springs, FL 32643
Website: http://www.westlightfarm.com/
Email: events@westlightfarm.com