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Powel Crosley Estate

The graceful styling and architecture of a bygone era plus all of the modern-day features needed to host almost any event. Make an appointment to view this extraordinary facility, or download our brochure.

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2021 is the Summer of Love

30% Off June – August 2021*

Make your picturesque, dream wedding a reality with 30% off* rent at the Powel Crosley Estate. Built in 1929, this Mediterranean Revival-style mansion sits directly on the sparkling water of Sarasota Bay and features a circular tower, gorgeous interiors, and a large Bayside lawn. Plan now to make your summer wedding a reality at this treasured piece of Florida history.

Contact Sales@BACVB.com or 941-722-3244 to book your dream wedding today and save.

 

*Applies only to new contracts for June, July and August of 2021. Events must be booked between February 15, 2021 and August 1, 2021. Must reference this promotion to receive the discount. Discount limited to Crosley Estate Event Rental and does not include ceremony only, elopements, additional hours, photo shoots, business meeting rentals, or rehearsals.

Rental Info & Rates

To schedule an appointment only, self-guided site visit of the Powel Crosley Estate please call the sales office at 941-722-3244. The estate is not open to the public and does not have a regular schedule.

Crosley Estate Event Rental

Interior spaces: 1st and 2nd floor common areas, including all public areas of the 1st floor (Great Room, Library, Dining Room, Breakfast Nook, 1st Floor Guest Suite), all public areas of the 2nd  floor (Gallery, Balcony, Ship Room, Bayside Room, 2nd Floor Guest Suite), & public restrooms on both floors. Additional rooms on the 2nd floor are available, contact sales office for information.

Exterior Spaces: Patio and Bayside Pavilion; lawn is not included.

Rental time: 1:00pm - 11:00 pm; includes set-up and tear-down

Rental includes a 1-hr rehearsal (non-holiday) confirmed 60 days in advance of the event date.

  • Saturday: $6,000 + tax per day
  • Friday or Sunday: $5,500 + tax per day
    • Sundays before holidays will be charged at the Saturday rental rate
  • Thursday: $3,500 + tax per day
  • Monday – Wednesday: $3,000 + tax per day

Crosley Estate Event Rental Plus Lawn

Add the lawn to your event rental at the rate of $700 + tax; see full rates below. 

  • Saturday: $6,700 + tax per day
  • Friday or Sunday: $6,200 + tax per day
    • Sundays before holidays will be charged at the Saturday rental rate
  • Thursday: $4,200 + tax per day
  • Monday – Wednesday: $3,700 + tax per day

Crosley Estate Ceremony Only – Bayside Lawn

The ceremony only rental is for the Bayside Lawn, but does include access to public restrooms, 1st and 2nd floor guest suites, and the balcony. Maximum of 100 guests. Must use preferred vendor list for rentals; no food service allowed. Available 4 or less months prior to event date.

Rental time: 3-hours maximum between 7am – 9pm; includes set-up and tear-down

  • $2,000 + tax

Crosley Estate Elopement Packages

Crosley Estate Elopements are for walk-on/walk-off ceremonies on the Bayside Lawn, Bayside Pavilion, or the Patio; access to a restroom and the balcony available as requested. Maximum of 20 people plus the officiant. No set-up or food allowed. Elopements can be contracted upon availability no more than 60 days in advance.

Rental time: 30 minutes; additional 30 minutes for photos can be added for $100 + tax

  • Daytime Ceremony between 9am – 4pm: $400 + tax
  • Evening Ceremony between 5pm – 9pm: $650 + tax

New Year’s Eve Rental Package

New Year’s Eve rental package includes the rental of the estate plus the lawn from 1pm to 2am. Holiday surcharge and a 1-hr rehearsal (non-holiday) are included.

  • $10,000 + tax

Photo Shoot Rental

  • Personal photos only – engagements, wedding portraits, graduation, etc.
  • $250 + tax per hour with 1-hour minimum and 4-hours maximum between 7am – 11pm
  • Can only be scheduled within 30 days of requested event date

Additional Rental Hours

  • $250 per each additional scheduled hour
  • Unscheduled additional hours are $375 per hour
  • Applicable to Crosley Estate Event Rental and Event Rental with Lawn

Wedding Rehearsals

  • One-hour rehearsal, on a non-holiday date is included in the Crosley Estate Event Rental and Crosley Estate Event Rental with Lawn
  • $500 (one-hour period) if scheduled on a Manatee County observed holiday
  • Upon availability; scheduled 30-60 days prior to event
  • Food and beverage service during rehearsals is not permitted

Business Meeting Rentals

$750 - $1,500 with certain restrictions. Contact the Sales Office to reserve.

Holiday Surcharge

A holiday surcharge will be added to all events scheduled on Manatee County observed holidays. For a list of applicable holidays, please contact the Sales office at sales@bacvb.com or 941.722.3244

General Information

  • Catering
    The Crosley Estate works with six local caterers for in-house food and beverage services including alcohol and bar service. Please see our complete list of caterers.
  • License Agreement
    The License Agreement Request Form is the first step to secure your date and obtain a license agreement for your upcoming event. Contact our sales team at sales@BACVB.com to receive your request form.
  • Facility Representative
    Crosley management will assign a facility representative approximately 45 days prior to your scheduled event. Look for wedding or event planners online, with your caterer and in bridal magazines.
  • Security
    Management has the right to require security for any event at the Licensee’s expense. Should you choose to have security, arrangements are made with your event manager.
  • Insurance
    Events are required to provide Event Liability Insurance – Bodily Injury Liability $1,000,000 and Property Damage $1,000,000 per occurrence. All certificates must name both Manatee County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, and the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, a political subdivision of the state of Florida, as additional insured.

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