Florida Studio Theatre

1241 N. Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL
Max Capacity: 240 people
Florida Studio Theatre is Sarasota’s contemporary theatre, located in the heart of downtown. It has been in operation in Sarasota since 1973. The Florida Studio Theatre campus is a village of historic theatres, each theatre small in size and large in impact – providing an intimate and engaging setting for high-quality, professional events. Near the Sarasota bayfront, FST brings an energy and vitality to the downtown area. Hip and historical, entertaining and challenging, we are the theatre where the street meets the elite, where everyone is welcome! With ten unique spaces available, there is something for any event!
Package Pricing

Goldstein Cabaret, John C Court Cabaret, or Bowne's Lab Theatre Rental

Attendees: 100 maximum | $600 Per Event

Keating Theatre Venue Rental

Attendees: 173 maximum | $800 Per Event

Gompertz Theatre Rental

Attendees: 237 maximum | $1,000 Per Event

Studio Rentals

$45 Per Hour

Green Room Cafe or Bea Friedman Room Rental

$150 Per Hour
Event Spaces
Goldstein Cabaret
Bea Friedman Room
Bowne's Lab Theatre
Gompertz Theatre
Green Room Cafe
John C. Court Cabaret
Keating Theatre
Studio A
Studio B
Studio C
  • Air Conditioned
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Credit Cards Accepted: All major credit cards.
  • Facility Location Setting: Florida Studio Theatre is located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, with venues on the corner of 1st St. and Cocoanut Avenue, as well as the corner of Palm Avenue and Cocoanut.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 240
  • Nearest Airport: 6-10 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 10
  • Parking: Parking Garage Off-site
  • Seating Capacity: 240
  • Special Features: Catering services offered, as well as bar services. Technical staff available for audio-visual starting at $35 per hour.
  • Year Renovated: 2016
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 100
$20 per person
$2,000 per event
The perfect Floridian venue for small to medium sized events. The Terrace accommodates groups from 20 to 120 in our upstairs space above the Surf Shack restaurant. The Surf Shack below can accommodate groups from 20 to 100. Our space features a beautiful full bar, rooftop dining with the best views of St Armand’s Circle, a Piano Bar with live entertainment and both indoor and outdoor seating. The Terrace balcony can accommodate parties of up to 50. This beautiful space is outdoor Florida at its best while our retractable roof and side panels give you comfort that regardless of the weather your special event will go on without a hitch. We have great features you would expect to make yours a perfect event: Food and drink menus for a variety of budgets Live entertainment options Private or Semi-Private event planning Functional elevator or stairs for your convenience PA System complimentary Other A/V equipment can be arranged
Osprey, FL  
Capacity: 150
$750-$5,000 per event
Historic Spanish Point’s 30-acre bay front site is a stunning, memorable, and popular venue for weddings, private events & meetings.
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 700
$15-$24.95 per person
$1,000 per event
The Devyn provides a fully customizable event and exhibition venue with the sole purpose of making your event a success. With a state of the art infrastructure, plug and play technology, and multiple options, the Devyn allows you to spend your money where it counts for your ceremony, reception, business meeting, product launch, exhibition or private event. With one stop complete packages, from dining, florals, decor and audio, the A' la Carte, choosing your dining experience is as customizable as needed for your event! The Devyn features three individual spaces or combinations to host up to 1100 guests with complimentary tables, chairs and linens provided. Our Alexandra Ballroom features a polished concrete floor, neutral walls, high ceiling, and a touch of old world exposed brick. The room can accommodate 400 people for a sit down dinner, 600 for cocktail or 350 for dinner and dancing. The Amanda room featuring hardwood floors, neutral walls, and a touch of old world brick. The room can accommodate 200 people for a sit down dinner, 300 for cocktail or 120 for dinner and dancing. The Arvon room features old world charm with wood beams, large wood bar with touches of warm tones. This room accommodates 40 people for a sit down dinner, and 65 for cocktail. The Carlisle room features exposed brick arches, working fireplaces and a covered outdoor patio. The room can accommodate 250 people for a sit down dinner, 300 for cocktail or 150 for dinner and dancing. The Courtyard features overhead lighting, lush greenery and is the perfect location for your cocktail party or wedding ceremony. The courtyard can accommodate 300 for a ceremony and 400 for cocktail.
Bradenton Beach, FL  
Capacity: 200
$695-$2,000 per event
Our waterfront venue is one of Anna Maria Island’s most appealing sites for wedding celebrations. 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. Our team of experts will work with you on creating your perfect tropical dream wedding.
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 300
Let Our Passion For Events Create The Perfect One For You! Here at The Meadows we take pride in making every wedding or event, large or small, into an incredible memory that you will never forget. Our professional staff is dedicated to giving your wedding or event the extra touch that you and your guests should expect from a Country Club setting. We have spaces available for 10 guests up to 240 guests. From the sophisticated décor to the perfect dining and beverage service, we are ready to help plan your experience with all of your special details. Our Executive Chef loves to create customized menus to please any palate and his presentation is second to none. We have a true passion for creating outstanding events. Whether you choose a traditional, casual, or a black-tie event, The Meadows is the perfect venue!
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 150
Three beautiful ballrooms available for weddings, graduations, anniversaries, birthday parties, teen dance, receptions, concerts, etc. of any occasion. Each room has tables, chairs, dance floor, sound system, and tablecloths; all included. Outside food and alcohol permitted or use our own. We keep the price affordable and work with you. Price is based on number of attendees and the times of the event, from when to when, and the type of event.