Our club is the perfect place to host a special celebration or business meeting.  The inside has recently been rejuvenated with a new coat of paint, all new window treatments, and new floors throughout.  

Make an appointment with our Rental Agent, and come see our beautiful venue.  You're sure to love our look!

Click on the buttons below to get more information on our rental facility.

Rental Fees

  • Wedding/Receptions are full days from 9 am - 11 pm at a cost of $1,800 plus applicable tax


  • Hourly rates are for non-wedding events only on any day with a 4-hour minimum at $150 per hour plus applicable tax


Be sure and read General Information and Weddings below where you'll find more particulars.

Additional Requirements for all



  • Security Deposit of $400 required

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OUR BEAUTIFUL CLUBHOUSE AND GARDENS click any picture to expand and start slideshow.


Lynn Bondanza

It would be my pleasure to provide you with a tour of our venue.

Use the form below to contact Lynn Bondanza our Rental Agent with any questions, or tap to call her at (941)704-2388.  A secondary contact is Barbara Beury at (941)744-7553.
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An Afternoon Baby Shower
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Baby Shower Luncheon on the Porch
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That's Amore!
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Beautiful Table Settings
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Wedding Party Table
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Guests Table Centerpiece
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Wedding out Back
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Walk out our back door to the beautiful Gazebo and make your special vows
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Gazebo and garden area out back
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Onsite Wedding
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General Information


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. For weddings and receptions, the rental is a full day from 9 am to 11 pm.  Hourly rates are available on any day for non-wedding events only, 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.