As owner of a successful catering company in Orlando, Florida (Plus Catering) for the last twenty years, I have had the pleasure of working with many of the top venues in the area to help create some of the most beautiful weddings I have ever witnessed. If you are looking to have your wedding in Orlando, Florida in the near future, then this article is for you. Here is my list of the most impressive locations in Orlando and Central Florida to have your wedding. Whether you are from Central Florida, or visiting for a romantic getaway, these are the places you need to know about when planning your big day.
1. English Gardens1871 Minnesota Avenue | Winter Park, FL 32789-4538 | (407) 644-3444
Imagine, the sweet smell of magnolia, a soft subtle breeze, you and yours surrounded by loved ones in a private garden, ready to embark upon a lifetime of eternal and immeasurable love. At English Gardens, this botanical fantasy becomes reality. Indoor or outdoor, daytime or evening, English Gardens is by far the most beautiful location in Central Florida to celebrate your marriage. They provide guest seating available for up to 120 guests, a Bridal Cottage for use before the ceremony, event coordination, and all sorts of extras that you can find on their website.
“Don’t just have an event… make history” boasts the Orange County Regional History Center. The regal elegance of a History Center wedding ceremony is both breath-taking and memorable. From the classic elegance of the 1927 Courtroom B, to an outdoor ceremony in the beautiful Heritage Square Courtyard, your special day at The History Center is guaranteed to exceed your expectations. In addition, this downtown venue offers a beautiful atrium for cocktail receptions, and a banquet room upstairs for dinner and dancing. Whether you envision a grand event, or an intimate gathering, your wedding can be anything your heart desires. When contacting Orange Country Regional History Center let coordinators Amy and Brittany know that Plus Catering sent you!
3. Heaven Event Center8240 Exchange Drive, Suite Cloud 9 | Orlando, FL 32809 | (407) 488-1800
If you’re looking for a more contemporary venue for your special day then look no further than Heaven Event Center. Some say it’s like bringing Miami right here to Orlando! The large ballroom is wired throughout with an excellent lighting system to set the perfect mood for your party. It’s an enormous lakeside venue with spectacular indoor and outdoor accommodations for large or small events. Mia and Janina are wonderful event coordinators and will take great care of all the fine details of your event. If you are looking to really WOW your wedding guests, Heaven Event Center is the place for you!
4. Holy Trinity Reception Center1217 Trinity Woods Lane | Maitland, FL 32751-3159 | (407) 331-3036
Located in Maitland, FL, just outside Orlando, Holy Trinity Reception Center provides enough space to accommodate large weddings of up to 400 guests. With stunning Mediterranean inspired architecture, they boast one of the most beautiful ballrooms in Orlando. Also, provide 9,600 sq feet of covered outdoor space for a wonderfully exquisite outdoor ceremony. One of the best features of this venue is their special ability to accommodate cultural wedding with a ballroom perfect for traditional Indian style weddings and pre-wedding celebrations like the Byaha Haath, Varmala and Bariksha.
5. Paradise Cove13245 Lake Bryan Drive | Orlando, FL | (407) 208-2111
For a beautiful lakeside wedding, there is no better place than Paradise Cove in Lake Beuna Vista, Florida. Spend your romantic day in Paradise on a white sand beach, or if you prefer, a green grass lawn. Paradise Cove best serves smaller more intimate ceremonies of up to 20 guests. They provide several different wedding packages for anything from a simple ceremony without reception to something really magnificent with live island music and the option of groom and groomsmen making their grand entrance on boat! If you have a tropical dream in mind for your perfect wedding, you wouldn’t want to miss out on Paradise Cove.