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Special Events & Programs

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Reserve Meeting Space

The Manatee County Historical Commission makes meeting space available to qualified community groups as a public service. Meeting room use is available to groups of a civic, cultural, or educational nature at no charge on a first-come-first-served basis.

Groups may book the space by calling (941) 749-7165. Telephone reservations must be confirmed by filling out a written application within seven (7) working days of the telephone request.  An application approved by the Special Events Coordinator or other authorized representative of Manatee Village must be on file before a group can be permitted to use the facility.

Available Locations


  • Picnic tables that can seat 60.
  • Shaded by oak trees.
  • Electrical outlet near Gazebo.

Wiggins Store Conference Room

  • Tables and chairs are provided
    • With tables, there is seating for 20 people.
    • Without tables, there is seating for 30 people.
  • Electrical outlets and blank wall space allow for PowerPoint presentations.
    • Groups are responsible for bringing their own laptop and projector.

Recurring Room Reservation Application

Download the Recurring Room Reservation Application here: Recurring Room Reservation.pdf

*Please be advised, completion of the Recurring Room Reservation Application alone does not guarantee or reserve your dates. 

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

*Manatee Village Historical Park is closed and will not host meetings on holidays or their corresponding weekends.

Village Hours:

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

There are no Saturday openings in November due to holiday weekends. We will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 through Sunday Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving.

Saturday openings in December are: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9am-4pm. 

Manatee Village will be open Saturday, Dec. 15 from 11am-4pm for an Old Florida Christmas, but this is a ticketed event costing $5.

We will be closed Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, December 25 for the winter holidays.

We will be closed January 1 for New Year's 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.

Location Map:



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



Village Hours

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

9:00am – 4:00pm

Closed holidays and their corresponding weekends.