Weddings At PIER 22

Southern-Sophistication Meets Downtown Cool

Luxe, stylish and refined, this 1920s Spanish-eclectic property found in historic downtown Bradenton will transport you to a place where Old-Florida still exists. Renowned for our magical sunset views and enchanting ambiance, the PIER 22 venue is where you'll discover the perfect space for your fairytale Florida wedding. You'll find the spirit of Southern-hospitality exemplified by the exceptional client service that we provide. True to our cultural values, we understand the importance of a strong handshake, a fresh housemade meal and a helpful attitude. 

We're committed to providing our couples with an authentic, personalized experience. Every new bride or groom is assigned a professional event coordinator that will walk you through space planning, event design, menu creation and day of organization!

Voted Best Manatee Wedding Venue and Best Manatee Caterer –Bradenton Herald & Herald Tribune

bride and groom

Wedding Space Highlights

• A refined indoor/outdoor space
• Spacious accommodations with breathtaking panoramic views of the Manatee River
• Located in Bradenton's entertainment district with unbeatable access to downtown attractions
• Protected historic building with Spanish-style architectural design elements
• A venue with old-Florida style and vintage feels along with modern conveniences
• Attentive and knowledgeable event planners
• Onsite culinary team directed by award-winning chef Greg Campbell


Wedding Services Offered At PIER 22

• Full-Service Catering
• Event Planning
• Event Venue Setup
• Custom party Tent Rentals
• Signature Cocktail Building
• Rehearsal Dinners
• Bridal Showers
• Engagement Parties
• Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
• Farewell Brunches
• Wedding Ceremonies
• Wedding Receptions


Reception & Ceremony Spaces

Elevate Your Wedding with Our Spacious Accommodations with Breathtaking Views of the Manatee River

waterside terrace

Waterside Terrace

300 Standing | 250 Seated

View The 360 Degree Tour

An outdoor entertainment venue with photo ops at every turn. Lush oak trees and idyllic views of the Manatee River offer a picturesque backdrop for wedding ceremonies, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and extended wedding weekend parties. Gala events, baby showers, holiday parties and other social gatherings are also popular ways to enjoy the space.

Terrace Highlights:

  • Outdoor space
  • Waterside views
  • Dance floor space
  • Custom party tents available
  • Twinkle and bistro string lights
  • Terrace can be divided for smaller groups

Space Setup Options:

  • Theatre
  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape
  • Banquet & Rounds
  • Standup Reception
waterside terrace

Grand Ballroom

180 Standing | 150 Seated

View The 360 Degree Tour

Timeless elegance is the mark of this private event space. Luxurious draperies and stylish chandeliers add a dramatic effect to any gathering. Windows overlook the water and provide gorgeous views of Manatee River sunsets.

Ballroom Highlights:

  • Waterside views
  • Dance floor space
  • Variety of seating arrangements
  • 6 ft. projector screen and VGA/HDMI hookups
  • Room can be divided for smaller groups

Space Setup Options:

  • Theatre
  • Hallow Square
  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape
  • Banquet & Rounds
  • Standup Reception
  • Classroom
waterside terrace

Sunset Room

30 Standing | 42 Seated

True to its name, the PIER 22 Sunset Room, lined floor to ceiling with oversized windows, offers guests a glimpse of Old Florida and unbeatable views of those famous Manatee River Sunsets. French-style doors block off the room to allow for an intimate and secluded feel, while Spanish-style archways are a reminder of the building's long-lived and historic past, which dates back to the mid-1920s.

Space Setup Options:

  • Banquet & Squares
  • Standup Reception