Ceremony Sites

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Two picturesque ceremony sites are available: The Lakeside Ceremony Site, located on the Event Lawn behind the Lake Mary Events Center, and the Rotunda. Both provide beautiful ceremony locations with stunning views of West Crystal Lake and the Event Lawn.


The Lakeside Ceremony Site includes the Event Lawn and trellis areas, as well as the fountain patio. The Lake Mary Events Center has up to 160 outdoor chairs available for complimentary use. Please contact an outside vendor if you plan to seat more than 160 people.

Site rental, Monday - Thursday, 2 hours $350
Site rental, Friday, 2 hours between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM* $350
Site use: Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday, Holiday, Full Building Included

*Rental of the Lakeside Ceremony Site includes two (2) hours at the lakeside ceremony area, Monday through Friday; however, the Lakeside Ceremony Site is not available as a sole rental after 2:00 PM on Fridays. Site use is included with Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday, Holiday, and Full Building rentals for the full duration of your rental period. 

Only the blowing of bubbles or releasing of butterflies may take place at the Lakeside Ceremony Site. Flower petals (natural or silk), birdseed, rice (biodegradable, puffed rice, etc.) are not permitted. Flower arrangements may be used for decorative purposes only, not to be dropped or thrown. Failure to adhere to these guidelines will result in loss of your damage deposit.


The glass-enclosed Rotunda provides a beautiful ceremony site inside the Lake Mary Events Center. Use of the Rotunda is included with Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday rentals, as well as with Full Building rentals. Chairs are provided with your rental.

Block Rates are available Monday - Thursday or Friday 8 AM - 2 PM. 

Only real flowers or real petals may bge dropped or thrown in the Rotunda, silk flowers and petals are strictly prohibited. Real flowers or petals must be cleaned up by a member of the rental party immediately following the ceremony, reardless of the rental period duration. Rice of any kind, birdseed, natural flowers or petals, bubbles, butterflies, etc. may not be dropped, thrown, blown, or released. No unity candles are permitted in the Lake Mary Events Center, including the Rotunda. 


Rental fees include a complimentary one (1) hour rehearsal to prepare for your ceremony.  Center staff does not provide coordination services.  Rehearsals may be scheduled Monday-Thursday (excluding Holidays) between 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM.  Reservations for rehearsals are booked one month prior to the event date and are based on availability.