Think Unique: 7 Out-of-the-Ordinary Ft Lauderdale Wedding Venues

Couples looking for an "outside the box" venue have lots of options in Fort Lauderdale. You'll find everything from sweep-you-off-your-feet romantic escapes to quirky art installations...there's even a haunted hideaway! Check out some of the unique wedding spots that this fun, accessible city has to offer.


W Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Chic beachfront hotel

Fab Feature: Start your weekend with a specially designed wedding package from the on-site Bliss Spa, then exchange vows on an airy terrace before retiring to the sprawling, adaptable ballroom for your stylish reception.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Farmer's Table - Boca Raton

Boca Raton, FL

Style: Warm, upscale restaurant

Fab Feature: Delectable, responsibly sourced menus are served in the gorgeous, oak-paneled Oak Room or the light-filled, contemporary ballroom with a tropical "terrace-in-the-round" overlooking the pool.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

Hollywood, FL

Style: Playful oceanfront resort

Fab Feature: Every event has spectacular views of the turquoise waves, from ceremonies on the beach or the 11th-floor terrace to receptions in the elegant Compass Rose Ballroom.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: A mix of tropical with period elegance
Fab Feature: The Bonnet House property was itself a wedding present, given by Hugh Taylor Birch (who had purchased the site in 1895) to his daughter Helen and her husband. The house was built in the 1920s and stayed in the family until 1983, when it was given to the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation. At the time, it was the largest charitable gift in Florida history.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Maxwell Room

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Mediterranean Revival
Fab Feature: This 1920s building was once a penny arcade used as a cover for a speakeasy during prohibition! Its original brick archways and colonnades retain the artsy feel of old Fort Lauderdale.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Stranahan House Museum

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Historic waterfront home
Fab Feature: Built in 1901, this is the oldest surviving structure in Broward County and has served as a trading post, post office, and town hall.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Riverside Hotel

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Style: Classic elegance with a tropical flair
Fab Feature: Located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, this riverfront property is the only hotel on trendy Las Olas Boulevard.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

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