The primary function and benefit of this facility is a backup location in case of inclement Weather. This location is reserved alongside one of our Wedding Packages for the beach ceremony! You can scroll to see the wonderful accommodations that our reception facility offers. Conveniently located on the Gulf Blvd, right across the street from the Upham Beach Wedding Site. Contact Us today to reserve this facility for your wedding reception.
Pricing: $2,000 for GBW Clients!
*+$500 Non-GBW Clients
Cleanup (See Options Below)
*You can bring in your Own Caterer, Decorate to Taste (our backroom has a number of Starfish, Sand dollars, shells & more that are Free to use), and Bring your Own Drinks (Liquor Liability Insurance Policy Required). Even though the reservation begins in the afternoon, we allow couples to decorate at 9am the morning of as a courtesy. Please note, this facility is for Gulf Beach Weddings customers and booked in conjunction with our Wedding Packages matching the attendance at the ceremony (For Example: 50 Guests in attendance = The Perfect Package). A Lockbox code is given the day prior or morning of to allow for easy access to both sets of doors throughout the day of your event. Please make sure to leave Keys on-site at all times!
Time: 9am – 12am City Ordinance designates Music Off @ 11pm. Breakdown is typically 11pm – 12am.
- Seating for up to 75 Guests – Chiavari Chairs (Crystal), Reception Hall ideal for 50-60 in Attendance
- Free-Standing Building (your own Private venue!)
- Facility Rental (2,400 SF)
- Chairs, 12-Round 48″ Tables x 6 Seats & 3-Rectangular ‘Head Table’ (6′ x 30″)
- Please note ‘table bases’ and table squares/runners are provided. We highly recommend adding your own Table Squares and/or Table Runners on top of rented Table Covers to add custom color, flavor, and decor! These can easily be obtained from a local decor rental facility.
Recommendations: Rent-All City (St Petersburg – behind Tyrone Mall) or Coast to Coast Event Rentals (near Downtown St Petersburg)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Lockbox Key Set – ‘Come and Go’ Access to the Building for the Entire Day
- Two Unisex Restrooms
- 4-Zone Canned LED Lighting (w/ Dimmable Triggers)
- Catering Kitchen w/ Ice Machine
- Two Commercial Entryways
- 3 Chaffing Dishes w/ Sterno Inserts
- Sound System (just put a playlist on an Apple product or Smartphone, and go!)
- 20′ x 20′ Dance-floor Area
- 13 dedicated parking spots (15 if you squeeze), Addt’l Parking along 66th Ave (7 Parking Spots) and 67th Ave @ the Beach (30-40 Spots)
- Kahr’s Croix Marron Wood Floors / California Gold Slate – Stone Exterior / Uba Tuba Granite Countertops
*Our facility comes staged for seating/tables of approximately 64 guests – additional chair/tables are provided in the rear closet however, will need to be set out by the couple the day of the event. An on-site coordinator is provided for all Wedding Packages 30 and above for the ceremony only. There is no event coordination provided for the reception. There is no dishwasher and all trash disposal is the responsibility of the couple renting the facility during the event. Please note their is no Stove or cooking utensils for on-site food preparation. All food must be catered or prepared off-site. There is a microwave for re-heating individual items located in the kitchen portion of the facility.
Reserve Your Next Private Event at Affordable Banquet, Located on St. Pete Beach
Affordable Banquets located at 6655 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 on St Pete Beach Florida is the perfect location for a small intimate reception. You may choose a caterer from our vendor list (Cakes & Caterers, DJ, Live Musician, Decorations, Florists and More) or choose your own. Family members or friends may bring prepared food, cakes, or hors d’oeuvres for your reception or private event. We do offer limited availability for Birthdays, Corporate Training, Holiday Parties, and Family Gatherings based on availability and non-holiday weeks or weekends.
All Caterers must be approved by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation under the ‘Hotel and Restaurants’ section providing Catering and Retail Beverage Services that are Current and Approved: Link
Affordable Banquet LLC must be a named insured on your policy via ‘Event Insurance’ and/or ‘Liquor Liability Policy.’ There are several companies that offer this insurance and you are not required to use our recommendations. We offer these options as a supplement to ease the stress of obtaining. Here is the link to do so through our recommended carrier Traveler’s: Link (Rate Chart – Brochure)
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Affordable Banquet is a family owned business located in the heart of St Pete Beach. Founded in 2007 under Gulf Beach Weddings – we have performed, presided over, and conducted over 8,500 weddings in the Tampa Bay Area. Pass-a-Grille (Southern point of St Pete Beach) is our personal favorite location for beach weddings: Home to the Beautiful Sunset, Proximity to Hotels & Amenities, Crisp White Sand, Sea Oats & Boardwalks for great pictures make Affordable Banquet the ideal private yet affordable option for local and traveling brides.
As the company evolved we heard from more and more brides that they would like to hire us to handle both the Wedding & Reception through the same person. Thus, Affordable Banquet was born with the purchase of a Free-Standing 2,200 SF Retail space that has now been converted to a Reception Hall for private events. We have outfitted this property with all the top of the line materials at a price that is affordable to almost 95% of brides today. You are also able to hire all your own vendors or we can recommend vendors that we have worked with for years – you are in Great hands on your wedding day!
Visit our Main Site today for more details on your Florida Beach Wedding: www.gulfbeachweddings.com
We are available 24/7 to meet your Beach Wedding & Reception needs! Call (727) 475-2272
Reception Reservation (Initial Payment): $500 ($250 Non-Refundable, 100% Non-Refundable within 90-days of the Original Event)
Fill-in-the Amount Payment – Reception Hall:
*By submitting the payment above, you agree to the Gulf Beach Weddings Terms of Service. 7% Florida Sales Tax required for Real Estate Rental.
The Calendar below only represents Reservations at our ‘Affordable Banquet’ Reception Hall, denoted as ‘RESERVED.’ Our Wedding Packages are serviced from Clearwater Beach to Siesta Key, FL and represent a much higher availability. Please Contact Us for other Reception Options and to confirm availability!