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Unforgettable Weddings at Manatee Village Historical Park

Make your own history...

Nestled under a canopy of native oak trees, this lovely 1887 church brings a simple romance and charm to your special day. With a variety of settings, our grounds are versatile enough for every style of celebration. Whether traditional, nontraditional, religious, or secular, there are many possibilities for your cherished event. Surrounded by historic structures and beautiful gardens, unique photo opportunities abound at Manatee Village Historical Park. Should you wish to capture a vintage feel or add a touch of whimsy to your photos, here you will find the perfect setting. Your guests can stroll along brick paths, relax in the gazebo or on a porch swing, and get a feel for a by-gone era. The Manatee Village Historical Park provides an aura of elegance that will be long remembered and treasured.

Be our guest. We cordially invite you to let us attend to your wedding needs. Our wedding coordinator will be on hand to help make your special day as effortless as possible. It is our sincere wish that you make wonderful memories to cherish for years to come.

Special thanks to Kenzie Shores Photography. 

Amenities include:

  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Piano, organ
  • Candelabras & unity candle stand
  • Bride's Room
  • Groom's Room
  • Parking for 40 cars
  • Optional additional parking
  • Limousine driveway
  • Security Attendant
  • Air-conditioning

Fee Schedule

  • Weekend Wedding
    $481.50 total ($450.00 + $31.50 tax)
  • Weekday Wedding
    $240.75 total ($225.00 + $15.75 tax)
  • Security Guard Fee                                         $80 total (tax exempt)
  • Security Deposit                                   $200.00 refundable (Refund of the Security Deposit will be made in full within 30 days of the wedding, provided no regulations have been broken, no property damages have been incurred and the time limit is observed.)
  • Additional hour
    $128.40 total ($120.00 + $8.40 tax)
  • Weekend Reception                            $513.60 total ($480.00 + $33.60 tax)
  • Standard wedding package includes one hour for rehearsal and two hours on your wedding day.

*Pricing subject to change

Wedding Application

Download an information packet, including a full list of rules and regulations, here: MVHP Wedding Information and Rules and Regulations.pdf

Download our wedding rental application here: MVHP Wedding Application.pdf

*Please be advised, completion of the wedding application alone does not guarantee or reserve your date.

Reserve your date and learn more about how Manatee Village Historical Park can provide the ideal setting for your celebration by contacting staff at or by phone (941) 749-7165.

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Village Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturdays each month, 9:00am – 4:00pm 

Manatee Village will be closed Saturday May 27 through Monday May 29 for Memorial Day.

Phone: (941) 749-7165

E-mail addresses are public records under Florida law and are not exempt from public-records requirements. If you do not want your e-mail address to be subject to being released pursuant to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact by phone at the phone numbers above, or contact us in writing, via the United States Postal Service, at this address- Manatee County Historical Commission 1404 Manatee Ave. E, Bradenton, Fl 34208.


1404 Manatee Avenue East 
(SR 64)
Bradenton, FL. 34208



Village Hours

Monday – Friday and 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month 

9:00am – 4:00pm

Manatee Village will be closed Tuesday, May 2nd for an In Service Work Day.