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Private Gatherings & Corporate Functions


Host a Unique and Memorable Event

Manatee Village Historical Park is a unique setting in which to gather your group, celebrate, reminisce, and make new memories. With a variety of settings, our grounds are versatile enough for every style of celebration. Surrounded by historic structures and picturesque settings, unique photo opportunities abound at Manatee Village Historical Park. 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. Perfect for anniversaries, baptisms, memorials, family reunions, class reunions, company picnics, and many other celebrations.

Locations available:

  • 1887 Old Meeting House Church
  • Courtyard & Gazebo
  • Wiggins General Store Conference Room
  • Entire Village

Fee Schedule

  • Private Hourly Rental
    $106.50 total ($100.00 + $6.50tax)
  • Minimum booking time is two hours.
  • 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.)

*Pricing subject to change

Application for After Hours Event Rental

Download our application for after hours rental.

*Please be advised, completion of the event rental 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.