Sarasota Opera House

61 North Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, FL
Max Capacity: 250 people
In addition to being "one of the finest operatic venues in the United States," the Sarasota Opera House is a resource for many of Sarasota's finest arts and cultural organizations. The Sarasota Orchestra, La Musica Chamber Music Festival, and the Sarasota Ballet all make use of its facilities outside of the opera season. In addition, it is a community resource that has been used for benefits and private events. The newly renovated William E. Schmidt Opera Theater, along with four other indoor spaces, and the Donna Wolf Steigerwaldt Courtyard provide a variety options for your wedding reception, corporate event, bar-mitzvah, private party, or any other special date. Whatever your expectations, let us help you create an event that will dazzle your audience.
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Osprey, FL  
Capacity: 150
$750-$5,000 per event
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Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 150
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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