Wedding Services

The most memorable day of your life is designed with a thousand details. At ESPLANADE GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, we pride ourselves on getting each and every one just right. Whether you envision an intimate gathering for 10 or a lavish celebration for 300, your forever starts here.

From proposals and rehearsal dinners, to ceremonies and farewell brunches, Esplanade Golf and Country Club offers a range of breathtaking venues for wedding events of all sizes, style and design.

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Wedding Amenities

  • Generous six hours of reserved event time
  • Flexible ceremony, cocktail and dinner reception locations
  • Exclusive access for engagement photos
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary cake-cutting service
  • Menu planning and layout design with our Catering and Culinary Team of Professionals
  • Full in-house catering service to include all glassware, flatware, bone-white china
  • Mahogany Beige Elegant Chairs for a ballroom reception
  • Various table sizes for the most unique layout

Food & Beverage Requirements

Wedding menus are comprised of four hours of open bar, champagne toast, culinary display for the cocktail reception and your choice of dining experience. Whether you desire a classic and formal plated multi course dinner, intimate family style service, or progressive interactive stations Esplanade Golf and Country’s Club Catering and renowned Culinary team is at your side to assist with every detail. In addition to a multitude of chef-inspired culinary enhancements you will be able to create the most fabulous celebration you always dreamed of. Your minimum Food & Beverage expenditure, exclusive of 21 percent taxable service charge and 7 percent Florida state sales tax, will be assessed by your wedding sales coordinator to guarantee use of the event space.

Wedding Packages

Creative Partners

Once you have secured your wedding date at the Esplanade Golf and Country Club, our preferred partners will be ready to design and collaborate to make your dream day into a reality. We’ve aligned ourselves with the best vendors in the industry within Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota and beyond to ensure you have the ultimate dream team by your side.

Click here for a list of our preferred partners.

Wedding Ceremony & Reception Venues

Esplanade Lawn

The Esplanade Lawn features 5,500 square feet of alfresco space for cocktail receptions, themed dinners, wedding ceremonies and receptions. A flexible and dramatic venue for between 2-300 guests.

Tented Area – overlooking the Golf Course

Intimate Venue for Ceremony between 2 – 100 guests.

Main Dining Room – 2,500 sq.ft. – 3,500 sq.ft.

This room features seating for up to 300 guests with a breathtaking view overlooking the 18th green. Floor to ceiling windows allow your guests to appreciate the scenic views and luscious resort-style landscape. The outdoor patio wraps all around and offers a lovely setting for pre-dinner cocktail receptions and more.

Private Dining Room - 870 sq.ft.

Our private dining room provides an intimate setting for a Wedding Celebration. Accommodating up to 60 guests, this quaint event room also includes a private patio area to further enjoy yourself.

Wine Room - 750 sq.ft.

Our Wine Room was designed for private parties, wine dinners and tastings, and other intimate gatherings. Various seating configurations accommodate up to 45 people.


The Patio features 2,200 square feet of alfresco space for cocktail receptions, themed dinners. A flexible and dramatic venue for between 2-150 guests.

Bahama Bar

The Bahama Bar is Esplanade al fresco dining with the feel of a casual island resort right in your backyard. The Bahama Bar provides guests with a taste of the islands!

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