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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 

Wedding Venue 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

Reception & Ceremony Venues

Waterside Terrace - PIER22

Waterside Terrace
250 Standing  |  190 Seated

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 wedding weekend parties.

Terrace Highlights:

  • Outdoor space

  • Waterside views

  • Dance floor space

  • Audio hookups available

  • Custom party tents available

  • Twinkle and bistro string lights


Space Setup Options:

  • Theatre

  • Hallow Square

  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape

  • Banquet

  • Standup Reception

  • Classroom

  • Ovals & Rounds

Waterside Terrace - PIER22

Grand Ballroom
180 Standing  |  180 Seated

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.

PIER 22 Grand Ballroom Highlights:

  • Waterside views

  • Dance floor space

  • Variety of seating arrangements

  • 6 ft. projector screen and VGA/HDMI hookups


Space Setup Options:

  • Theatre

  • Hallow Square

  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape

  • Banquet

  • Standup Reception

  • Classroom

  • Ovals & Rounds

Sunset Room - PIER22

Sunset Room
45 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:

  • Hallow Square

  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape

  • Banquet

  • Standup Reception

  • Ovals & Rounds

Catering Services

Discover Food That Delights The Senses

Members of the PIER 22 culinary team, directed by award-winning chef Greg Campbell, will work with you to design a menu that fits your event schedule and budget, and one that incorporates fresh seasonal ingredients, anticipates guests tastes and special dietary needs while maintaining visual appeal and exquisite food presentation.

Wow Your Guests With First-Rate Hospitality!

Professional banquet servers and bar staff will take excellent care of your event attendees. Your guests are our focus, and friendly reliable customer service is our number one priority.

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

Preferred Vendor Recommendations Include

  • Bridal Fashion

  • Coordinators

  • Event Designers

  • Floral Designers

  • Music & Entertainment Companies

  • Makeup & Hair Stylists

  • Photographers & Videographers

  • Officiates

Wedding Menu Samples

Cocktail Hour

The prelude to a fantastic reception! The cocktail hour is the ideal intermission between the ceremony and wedding reception. Host your cocktail hour with standard 

hors d’oeuvres OR select from our premium options for a more individualized menu.

BEVERAGES

Choose between hosted or cash bar with wine, beer and liquor options or work with your catering coordinator to create a signature cocktail to offer a sense of personalized embellishment for your celebration! Prices billed on consumption.

PASSED APPETIZERS

Choose Three

SEA

Mini Crab Cakes
Shrimp Cocktail Shooters 

Ahi Tuna Spring Roll Cup 

LAND

Bacon-Wrapped Tenderloin Bites 

Blackened Ribeye Smoked Mushroom Bites 

Black Bean & Chorizo Cakes

FARM
Spinach & Goat Cheese Pastry Cups

Asian Spring Rolls

Fried Mac n Cheese Bites

PREMIUM DISPLAYS


Assorted Hummus Display 
black bean, chickpea, cucumber, carrot and lavash bread $80

Vegetable Crudités Display 
asparagus, carrots, celery, broccoli, cauliflower, grape tomatoes,
red peppers and buttermilk ranch $100


Gourmet Cheese & Seasonal Fruit Display
an assortment of seasonal fruit and artisan cheeses with crackers $225 full /  $112.50 half








* Pricing for passed appetizers are per piece between $1.50 - $3. Premium displays prices as marked. Beverages are billed on consumption. Additional menu options are available. 

Please ask your PIER 22 venue coordinator for help with tailoring your choices. Pricing and menu options are subject to change.

Plated Menu

PRE-SET SALAD


Served with bread & butter to the table.

Choose One

PIER 22 House

field greens, pepitas, Gorgonzola, grape tomatoes and

balsamic vinaigrette 

Spinach & Apple 

Granny Smith apples, bacon, candied walnuts, dried cranberries,

Gorgonzola and apple vinaigrette

Caesar 

chopped romaine, herb croutons, Parmesan and Caesar dressing

PRE-SELECTED ENTREES

Guest Choice Of

Chicken Florentine

spinach, prosciutto, sundried tomato, fontina bechamel, garlic mashed potatoes and Parmesan green-beans

Grouper Piccata

pan seared, lemon butter, fresh thyme, toasted capers, corn risotto and julienned vegetables

Vegetable Lasagna 

house lasagna, Sunday gravy and vegetables

Premium Picks

Surf & Turf

filet and scallops, asparagus and mashed potatoes topped with bacon and bleu cheese beurre blanc

Beef Wellington 

filet, mushroom duxelles, prosciutto, puff pastry and mushroom
beef jus

Stuffed Lobster 
half tail, crab cake, butter and lemon

*Pricing starting at $30 per person not including premium selections. Additional options are available. Please ask your PIER 22 venue coordinator for help with tailoring your wedding menu. 

Stations Menu
Stations are refreshed for one full hour.
*Chef attendant required for an additional $175 per station attendant


SALADS

Served with bread & butter on the buffet line.

Choose Two

PIER 22 House
field greens, pepitas, Gorgonzola, grape tomatoes and
balsamic vinaigrette 


Mediterranean Chop
romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta, 
Kalamata olives and herb vinaigrette


Spinach & Apple 
Granny Smith apples, bacon, candied walnuts, dried cranberries,
Gorgonzola and apple vinaigrette


STATION APPETIZERS


Sushi Display 
California roll, Mexican roll and spicy tekka roll 

Gourmet Cheese & Seasonal Fruit Display 
Red Spruce 4-Year Cheddar, Vintage Van Gogh Gouda & seasonal fresh fruit with crackers and seasoned lavash flatbread 

Antipasto Display 
Olives, artichokes, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, prosciutto, salami, capicola, fresh mozzarella, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil 



CHEF STATIONS


Prime Rib Carving Station
au jus, horseradish cream, house rolls and slow roasted crusted prime rib


Martini Mashed
bacon, sour cream, chives, Cheddar, veal demi-glace and caramelized onions


DESSERT DISPLAYS


Assorted Dessert Shooters
layered with cake, custard and fruit filling

Mini Chocolate Cakes
key lime tarts, chocolate mousse cups, chocolate truffles and chocolate covered strawberries



*Pricing starting at $30 per person. Additional options are available.
Please ask your PIER 22 venue coordinator for help with tailoring your wedding menu. 
Buffet Menu
Buffets are refreshed for one full hour.

SALADS

Served with bread & butter on the buffet line.

Choose Two

PIER 22 House

field greens, pepitas, Gorgonzola, grape tomatoes and

balsamic vinaigrette 

Mediterranean Chop 

romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta, 

Kalamata olives and herb vinaigrette

Spinach & Apple 

Granny Smith apples, bacon, candied walnuts, dried cranberries,

Gorgonzola and apple vinaigrette

ENTREE SELECTIONS

Choose Three

Prime Rib Carving Station 

served with horseradish cream sauce and housemade rolls

Mahi Mahi 

blackened served with pineapple salsa

Chicken Marsala 

pan seared chicken breast topped with wild mushrooms and a rich marsala wine sauce

Swordfish Florentine 

grilled steak, artichoke, tomatoes, spinach and white wine sauce

Rack Of Lamb 

Dijon, rosemary, garlic, breadcrumbs and mint sauce

Organic Half Chicken 

oven roasted, lemon beurre blanc

SIDES

Choose Two

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Parmesan Green Beans

Corn Risotto

Roasted Tuscan Vegetables



*Pricing starting at $34 per person. Additional options are available. Please ask your PIER 22 venue coordinator for help with tailoring your wedding menu. 

Brunch Buffet Menu
A fun alternative to your typical dinner reception, brunch buffets are a unique spin-off from the more traditional. Brunch buffets can also be incorporated into your wedding weekend itinerary. PIER 22 wedding professionals can also help with planning the perfect brunch-buffet welcome event or newlywed  send-off!


*Stations and buffets are refreshed for one full hour.
Chef attendant required for an additional $175 per station attendant


BEVERAGES

Why not try a specialty cocktail bar! Pick from brunch favorites like our signature Bloody Mary, Bellini &/or Mimosas! Prices based on consumption. Coffee, juice, and tea also included. 


PASSED OR STATIONED APPETIZERS

Choose Three

SEA
Mini Crab Cakes 
Mini Grouper Cakes
Crab Artichoke Spring Rolls

LAND
Fried Chicken & Waffle Bites
Portobello Mushroom Satays
Tea Sandwiches

FARM
Mozzarella Caprese Satays
Sugared Cranberry & Brie crackers
Fried Mac n Cheese Bites


SALADS

Served with bread & butter on the buffet line.

Choose Two

Caesar
chopped romaine, herb croutons, Parmesan and Caesar dressing

Mango Salad
mixed greens, candied walnuts, mandarin orange, Gorgonzola and mango vinaigrette

Cold Bowtie Salad
salami, ham, olives, mozzarella, roasted red pepper, basil and herb dressing



ENTREE SELECTIONS
Choose Five

Scrambled Eggs
Sausage And Bacon
Fresh Baked Pastries And Danishes
Shrimp And Grits
Home Fries
Waffles
Fresh Market Vegetables


PREMIUM PICKS & CHEF STATIONS

Assorted Hummus Display 
black bean, chickpea, cucumber, carrot and lavash bread $80

Gourmet Cheese & Seasonal Fruit Display 
an assortment of seasonal fruit and artisan cheeses with crackers $225 full /  $112.50 half

Omelet Station 
mushroom, onion, bacon, cheddar, red pepper, sausage, chives and tomato

Prime Rib Carving Station 
served with horseradish cream sauce and housemade rolls


*Pricing starting at $26 per person not including premium selections. Additional options are available. Please ask your PIER 22 venue coordinator for help with tailoring your menu. 
BBQ Buffet Menu
*Stations and buffets are refreshed for one full hour.
Chef attendant required for an additional $175 per station attendant

PASSED OR STATIONED APPETIZERS

Choose Three

SEA
Coconut Shrimp
Grouper Bites
Mini Fish Tacos

LAND
Smoked Pork Satays
Micro Burgers
Fried Chicken & Waffle Bites

FARM
Stuffed Jalapeños
Tomato Basil Bruschetta
Fried Mac n Cheese Bites


SALADS

Served with bread & butter on the buffet line.

Choose Two

1976
iceberg, applewood bacon, chopped egg, peppercorn Parmesan cheese dressing

Warm German Potato Salad
hot bacon, vinegar and onion

Cold Bowtie Salad
salami, ham, olives, mozzarella, roasted red pepper, basil and herb dressing

ENTREE SELECTIONS

Choose Three

Sliced Pork Loin

roasted, sliced, beurre blanc, garlic and thyme

Alligator

scaloppini, pan seared, onion and cherry pepper beurre blanc

Fried Catfish

cornmeal flour, lemon and tartar sauce


Monterey Chicken
grilled, chipotle barbeque, Cheddar, tomatoes and onion


Tuscan Vegetable Pasta
balsamic roasted root vegetables, olive oil, garlic and linguini


Roasted Brussels Sprouts

fire roasted, dill crème fraîche


PREMIUM PICKS & CHEF STATIONS


Prime Rib Carving Station 
served with horseradish cream sauce and housemade rolls

Berkshire Pig
whole mojo roasted pig, black beans, mojo barbeque and white rice

Antipasta Display 
olives, artichokes, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, prosciutto, salami, capicola, fresh mozzarella, balsamic vinegar, and extra virgin olive oil $160 full $80 half

Assorted Hummus Display 
black bean, chickpea, cucumber, carrot and lavash bread $80




*Pricing starting at $34 per person not including premium selections. Additional options are available. Please ask your PIER 22 venue coordinator for help with tailoring your menu.