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Photo Policy

 

Capture a Moment in Time

Manatee Village Historical Park is proud to provide unique settings for souvenir photographs, hobbyists, professional portraits and commercial photography and/or film. Six classifications for photography are outlined here in the Photo Policy Information sheet. For full definitions, guidelines and pricing, you can review the full Manatee Village Historical Park Photo Policy here. Non-profit organizations presenting valid documentation of registration with the State of Florida as a tax exempt charitable organization are eligible for a 20% discount on any fees for photography under this policy. The fees collected from photographic use help support historic preservation activities at Manatee Village. 

Rules of Use

In order to maintain and protect Manatee Village Historical Park's grounds and structures, as well as to provide for visitor enjoyment and safety, we ask that you download and review the Rules of Use prior to your scheduled use.

All reservations must be made at least seven (7) business days in advance. Payments may be made in the form of cash, check, or money order.

Fee Schedule

  • Hobbyist/Photo Group
    During regular hours: no fee. After hours: $100/hour rental fee (plus tax) and $20/hour security guard fee (tax exempt. $80 min.)
  • Wedding/Family Photography
    During regular hours: no fee. After hours: $100/hour rental fee (plus tax) and $20/hour security guard fee (tax exempt. $80 min.)
  • Portfolio/Promotional Photography
    During regular hours: $30.00/day. After hours: $100/hour rental fee (plus tax) and $20/hour security guard fee (tax exempt. $80min.)
  • Commercial Still Photography
    During regular hours: $100.00/hour (plus tax). After hours: $150.00/hour (plus tax) and $20/hour security guard fee (tax exempt. $80min.)
  • Commercial Filming
    During regular hours: $150.00/hour (plus tax). After hours: $200.00/hour (plus tax) and $20/hour security guard fee (tax exempt. $80min.)

Non-Profit/Charitable Organizations presenting valid documentation of registration with the State of Florida as a tax exempt charitable organization are eligible for a 20% discount on any fees for photography under this policy. 

*Pricing subject to change ** See Photo Policy Information Sheet or full Photo Policy for detailed descriptions of each category listed above.

Photography Applications

Download Non-Commercial use Photography Packet.

Download Promotional Photography Packet.

Download Commercial Still Photography/Filming Application.

To make arrangements for Commercial Filming, please contact the Manatee County Film Commission.

*Please be advised, completion of the photography application/agreement 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 imagery by contacting staff at manatee.village@manateeclerk.com or by phone (941) 749-7165.

Village Hours:

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

Manatee Village will be closed Friday, November 10 in honor of Veterans Day; and Thursday-Friday, November 23-24 for Thanksgiving. 

Saturday openings this fall are: September 9, September 23, October 14, and October 28. There will be no Saturday openings in November due to Veterans Day and Thanksgiving.

Phone: (941) 749-7165
Email: manatee.village@manateeclerk.com

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.

Location Map:

 

Address:

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

Phone:

941-749-7165

Village Hours

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

9:00am – 4:00pm

Manatee Village will be closed Friday, September 8th through Tuesday, September 12th due to the threat of severe tropical weather.