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Fill out and submit the contact form and Liz Emery will get in touch with you. You can call or text her at 
Secondary contact is Barb Beury at (941-744-7553).

A full day rental is from 9 am - 11 pm at a cost of $2,700 plus applicable taxes.  Saturday and Sundays are mandatory full-day rentals.

Monday through Friday our club may be rented by the hour (for a minimum of 4 hours) at a rate of $300 per hour plus applicable taxes.  Additional hours may be added at a rate of $300 per hour plus tax.
All rental reservations are subject to a deposit of $500.


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Our clubhouse is the perfect venue for weddings, receptions, seminars, business meetings, birthday parties, showers, family gatherings, company functions, or memorials.  We are conveniently located between Manatee Avenue West and Riverview Drive.  Our grounds provide a beautiful backdrop for any special event, large or small.  Our facility can accommodate in size up to 170 people. Saturday and Sundays are mandatory full-day rentals.  Monday thru Friday our club may be rented by the hour with a 4-hour minimum.  For all rentals, we require proof of insurance:  a Certificate of Liability Insurance (minimum liability = $100,000) naming Manatee River Garden Club as the certificate holder.

You have the convenience of choosing your own caterer, stagers, entertainment, photographer and other vendors.  You may also bring alcoholic beverages to your function.  If you prefer, we can assist you in planning your event and can work with special requests.  We book only one event per day and the building is available to rent seven days a week.

We have free Wi-Fi available and off-street parking in our lot.  We are adjacent to Lewis Park, and should you wish to use any of those grounds you need to contact the City of Bradenton, 101 Old Main Street, Bradenton, FL 34205.  You can reach them by phone at 941-932-9400.   


Manatee River Garden Club is an ideal setting for your big day. Our venue is a place to share and celebrate your special day while enjoying the beautiful surrounding gardens. Your guests will love this spectacular setting.  Manicured gardens provide you with a beautiful backdrop for a wedding event, either large or small. The clubhouse features a main room, a conference room and screened patio, any of which can be set up for a seated meal, buffet, cocktails or dancing. The main room measures 1600 square feet with a fireplace and mantle. Three sets of French doors lead onto the screened-in patio, creating an open and inviting space for your guests to sip cocktails and mingle. With catering and kitchen amenities, as well as planning assistance, this venue leaves nothing behind. Your wedding at Manatee River Garden Club will be a celebration filled with flowers, romance and magical bliss.  

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