The 24 Most Beautiful Wedding Venues in Miami

For all the months (or years) of planning involved, your wedding day is going to fly by in a flurry of hugs, kisses and photo ops. So, you’d better make each snapshot count. We can’t imagine a more stunning backdrop than one of Miami’s 24 most gorgeous venues, from chic farmhouses to Italian-villa-style glamour. Whether you're looking for a modern space or a more traditional setting, we've got you covered. Presenting our favorite wedding venues in Miami for matrimonial bliss.

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1. Acqualina Resort & Spa

Best Beachside Wedding Venue

  • Location: Sunny Isles Beach
  • Max Guests: 120

Getting married at the best waterfront hotel in the country is within reach. Yeah, you read that right: Acqualina Resort & Spa—voted #1 by USA Today readers—is an expert at beach weddings. From intimate, elopement-style events to hundred-plus gatherings (in non-pandemic times, obviously), Acqualina does it all.

17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach or 877-312-9742

2. Faena

Best Destination-Inspired Wedding Venue

  • Location: Miami Beach
  • Max Guests: 1,000

…Yeah, tying the knot at the Faena pretty much speaks for itself. You can’t find a more perfect setting. Take your pick amongst the 15 drop-dead gorgeous locations scattered throughout the grounds, from romantic, beachside spots to intimate bar lounges to traditional event spaces that can accommodate hundreds of guests. The best part? Before and after the wedding, guests can take advantage of all the resort has to offer, from an award-winning spa to world-class cuisine.

3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL or 305-534-8800

3. The Rusty Pelican

Best Waterfront Wedding Venue

  • Location: Key Biscayne
  • Max Guests: 400

Just look at that skyline. Nobody does an evening wedding backdrop quite like the Rusty Pelican. This waterfront venue offers breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay, with a beautiful outdoor terrace perfect for ceremonies or cocktail receptions. The interior ballroom is equally stunning, with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unobstructed views of the bay and Miami skyline.

3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne or 305-361-3818

4. Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Best Garden Wedding Venue

  • Location: Coconut Grove
  • Max Guests: 300

Getting married at Vizcaya in Miami is like stepping into a fairytale. The winter home of James Deering in the 1910s, this National Historic Landmark features a Renaissance-style villa and romantic gardens—the perfect spot to say, “I do” on your special day. The venue offers a range of indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions, many of which feature unobstructed views of Biscayne Bay.

3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami or 305-250-9133

5. The Walton House

Best Outdoorsy Wedding Venue

  • Location: Homestead
  • Max Guests: 150

A charming English cottage in the middle of a tropical paradise? Yep, dreams do come true for your wedding day. This stunning historic estate is nestled in the heart of the Redland agricultural district, surrounded by lush gardens, quiet streams and a picturesque Koi pond.

28501 SW 187th Ave., Homestead or 786-356-9435

6. Women’s Club Of Coconut Grove

Best Vintage Wedding Venue

  • Location: Coconut Grove
  • Max Guests: 150

We’re willing to bet you and your guests will feel pretty fancy sipping Champagne and tossing the bouquet next to this historic structure (built in 1921) with the city lights looking down from above.

2985 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove or 305-446-2909

7. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Best Tropical Wedding Venue

  • Location: Coral Gables
  • Max Guests: 400

You can tell all your friends you got married in the “fairy godmother’s garden” when you book your wedding day at this lush estate. This botanical garden is home to thousands of rare and exotic plants from around the world, with numerous indoor-outdoor spaces that are simply dreamy for weddings and special events. Come on, isn’t it just breathtaking?

10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables or 305-667-1651

8. Frost Museum Of Science

Best Aquarium Wedding Venue

  • Location: Downtown Miami
  • Max Guests: 600

This is not a drill: You can tie the knot inside the Frost Museum’s aquarium. And we’re betting none of your friends can say they had sharks on their wedding day. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, you can also choose from a range of modern and innovative spaces besides the aquarium, including a stunning multi-level area that overlooks Biscayne Bay.

1101 Biscayne Blvd., Miami or 305-434-9600

9. The Cooper Estate

Best Old Florida Wedding Venue

  • Location: Redlands
  • Max Guests: 150

It may cost you an arm and a leg, but you’ll always be able to say you got married in a tropical forest and then partied inside a historic native limestone manor. Pretty cool, right? This is a great choice for couples in search of an elegant, rustic ambiance and an intimate celebration.

14201 SW 248th St., Redland or 305-904-9032

10. Redland Farm Life

Best Farmhouse Wedding Venue

  • Location: Homestead
  • Max Guests: 200

If you’re going to get married outside the city, you might as well go all the way and get married in a barn. (A really, really nice barn.) The rustic barn and charming cottage atmosphere provide options for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions, accommodating intimate gatherings or large parties. Redland Farm Life also offers farm-to-table catering, allowing couples to incorporate locally sourced and seasonal ingredients into their menus.

17411 SW 200th St., Homestead or 305-805-2025

11. The Ancient Spanish Monastery

Best Monastery Wedding Venue

  • Location: North Miami Beach
  • Max Guests: 300

If you’re looking for something that feels like an escape from the city—without having to, you know, actually leave Miami—this elegant wedding day venue in North Miami Beach is the way to go. Getting married here is a truly enchanting experience that transports couples and their guests back in time to the 12th century. Originally built in Segovia, Spain, the monastery was dismantled stone by stone and shipped to the United States in the early 20th century, where it was reassembled in Miami. The venue's stunning architecture, with its Gothic arches, cloisters and gardens, creates a romantic and timeless atmosphere perfect for a wedding celebration.

16711 Dixie Hwy., North Miami Beach or 305-945-1461

12. Mondrian South Beach

Best South Beach Wedding Venue

  • Location: South Beach
  • Max Guests: 200

With jaw-dropping views of the Miami skyline and surrounding waters, just imagine how epic your sunset pics will be on your special day. With its upscale ambiance, The Mondrian is an excellent choice for couples seeking a glamorous and luxurious wedding venue in the heart of Miami. The hotel also offers on-site accommodations for the wedding party and guests, as well as access to its amenities, including the rooftop bar and spa.

1100 West Ave., South Beach or 305-514-1500

13. The Biltmore

Best Castle-Inspired Wedding Venue

  • Location: Coral Gables
  • Max Guests: 450

You only get so many opportunities to say your vows inside a building that is effectively a castle. Just saying. Bonus: All of your guests can stay on site. (Psst: The Biltmore also offers engagement packages, in case you want to begin your wedding journey here too.) 

1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables or 305-913-3200

14. The Cruz Building

Best Gothic Wedding Venue

  • Location: Coconut Grove
  • Max Guests: 200

Is your dream wedding less daffodils and sunshine and more sexy vampire boudoir? OK, maybe that’s not a thing, but this cool-kid hot spot has that moody, Gothic atmosphere down pat. The building's Mediterranean-style architecture, complete with wrought-iron balconies and a rooftop terrace, provides a next-level backdrop for a romantically cool wedding ceremony.

3157 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove or 305-508-9500

15. The Bath Club

Best Dreamy Wedding Venue

  • Location: Miami Beach
  • Max Guests: 400

Nothing says “Honey, we’re living the life in Miami!” more than dreamy, beachside nuptials. Step right out the door onto the sand. (Because crashing waves are the perfect way to settle bridal jitters.) Here, old-world glam meets modern Miami to create a timeless wedding ceremony that will be remembered for years to come.

5937 Collins Ave., Miami Beach or 305-867-5938

16. Deering Estate

Best Historic Wedding Venue

  • Location: South Miami
  • Max Guests: 500

This 1920s-era venue has all the makings of a Gatsby-inspired affair: rich history, natural beauty and remarkable architecture. With stunning views of Biscayne Bay, the Deering Estate is sure to make your special day unforgettable.

16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami or 305-235-1668

17. Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Best Oasis Wedding Venue

  • Location: Miami Beach
  • Max Guests: 500

Spend your wedding day at this intimate, three-acre tropical garden in the middle of Miami Beach. You’ll say “I do” among blooming flowers as scents of jasmine, ylang ylang and frangipani spread through the air. Doesn’t that sound heavenly?

2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach or 305-673-7256

18. Seafair Miami

Best Miami-Style Wedding Venue

  • Location: Miami
  • Max Guests: 600

There’s nothing more Miami for your wedding than celebrating on a mega yacht. Stretching 228 feet with more than 20,000 square feet of space, the SeaFair can take care of everything—from catering to entertainment—so all you have to do is show up ready to enjoy your special day.

19. The Bonnet House

Best Enchanted Wedding Venue

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale
  • Max Guests: 250

This historic Fort Lauderdale home, which dates back to the 1920s, is surrounded by one of the most beautiful orchid gardens we’ve ever seen. It’s the kind of place where you’ll want to spend your wedding day and then some.

900 N. Birch Rd., Fort Lauderdale or 954-563-5393

20. Curtiss Mansion

Best Historic Venue

  • Location: Miami Springs
  • Max Guests: 350

This charming venue built in the mid-1920s offers a glimpse into the rich history of Miami and the life of one of its most important figures, aviation pioneer Glenn Hammond Curtiss. Marked by its Pueblo Revival-style architecture, the Curtiss Mansion today is a popular event venue that can accommodate a wide range of events, from weddings to corporate events to private parties. The mansion offers several indoor and outdoor spaces, including a grand ballroom, a courtyard, and a spacious lawn area. 

500 Deer Run, Miami Springs or 305-869-5180

21. Villa Woodbine

Best Mansion Style

  • Location: Coconut Grove
  • Max Guests: 300

Nestled in the heart of Coconut Grove lies the elegant Villa Woodbine. This architectural masterpiece was built in 1931, and its Mediterranean-style design and scenic gardens have made it a sought-after venue for weddings and other gatherings. The grounds feature both indoor and outdoor event spaces, including a large-scale ballroom and dining area, plus a charming courtyard and sprawling lawn.

2167 S Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove or 305-489-9518

22. The Bamboo Gallery

Best for Vacation Vibes

  • Location: Davie
  • Max Guests: 180

Set on 2.5 acres of tropical landscape, complete with enchanting waterfalls and charming tiki huts, this venue exudes a sense of bliss. With its lush surroundings and calm atmosphere, the Bamboo Gallery is the perfect setting for any special occasion.

2325 S Flamingo Rd., Davie or 954-709-5891

23. Spur of the Moment Ranch

Best Ranch Style

  • Location: Homestead
  • Max Guests: 150

A blend of tropical paradise and rustic country charm, Spur of the Moment Ranch is a serene, family-owned property in Miami’s agriculture district. Originally a functional barn with stables and animals, the owners have transformed the grounds into a sprawling event space, ideal for small and large gatherings.

24700 SW 152 Ave., Homestead or 786-295-3101

24. Living Sculpture Society

Best Sanctuary Vibes

  • Location: Davie
  • Max Guests: 120

One step inside the Living Sculpture Society and you’ll feel immediately transported to another world. Located in Davie, this idyllic environment has become one of the most coveted destinations for weddings and social events in town. Surrounded by lush foliage, hundred-year-old oak trees, tranquil waterfalls, captivating Koi ponds, a bonsai wall, and a serene rock garden, these natural elements create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere for your special day.

2800 S Flamingo Rd., Davie or 954-952-2500

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