Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove
2985 South Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
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Average Base Cost: $27,000
Average base cost for a Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list for a 5-hour Saturday night ceremony/reception using their all-inclusive package with a ceremony chair upgrade. Transportation to venue, additional decorations, and wedding photographer not included. Average price includes gratuity and state sales tax. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand.
How it Breaks Down
Facility Rental Fee:
- Monday-Thursday: $1,800
- Friday: $2,900
- Saturday: $3,500
Food: The Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove, which is run by Coconut Grove Events, works with award-winning in-house catering companies. You can typically expect catering food/beverage packages to run around $60-$155/pp and go up from there.
All-Inclusive Package: The Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove is now offering an all-inclusive package to couples getting married. It breaks down as follows:
- Up to 150 guests
- Event coordination
- Bilingual waiters
- Bartender service
- Champagne toast
- Use of the front garden area, parking and complete services
- Welcome drink in the Lanai
- Cocktail reception commencing a 5-hour Premium Open Bar
- Hors d’ oeuvre station with selection of butler passed hors d’ oeuvres
- Buffet or plated dinner
- Champagne toast
- Cake cutting
- Coffee and Tea Service
- China dinnerware–choice of White with Platinum Rim or Ivory with Gold Rim
- Gold or silver chargers
- Complete buffet station with linen and décor
- Round tables
- Highboy cocktail rounds
- Low cocktail rounds with 5 folding garden chairs
- Floor length polyester table cloths in your choice of colors
- Chivari chair in your choice of colors (except clear acrylic)
- Catering service staff
- Culinary staff
- On-site DJ
- Floral table arrangements
- Decorative lighting
Upgrades are available. A sample of items include:
- Second bar location bartender for 5 hours: $125
- Additional passed hors d’ oeuvres (per guest): $5
- Table wine service with dinner (per guest): $5
- Valet parking: $25/per car
- Bathroom attendant: $200
- Wooden Garden chairs (Mahogany $4.00, colored Chivari chairs $5.00 except the clear acrylic)
All-Inclusive Package Price:
- $145.95 with a minimum of 100 guests
- $155.95 with a minimum of 50 guests
- $50 per child (8 years and under)
Space Type: Inside/Outside options. Location options include the garden under the oak trees for the ceremony, and then the reception inside.
Size: Up to 150 guests
Food Service Type: Buffet/Seated
How Will Grandma Get There? There are several hotel options in Coconut Grove, including the Sonesta Bayfront Hotel right next door.
Party On! Events must end by 2 a.m. due to noise restrictions. Additional venue hours outside of the 5-hour rental with all-inclusive package is $25.00 per guest/per hour.
The Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove, which used to be referred to as The Housekeepers Club, was founded in 1891. The clubhouse as it’s known now was built in 1921, and is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. While it’s been recently refurbished, they kept a lot of the old-world details, such as the original fixtures and fans, as well as an awesome coral fireplace.
Woman Getting Married Says
If you’re looking for a great, vintage-y wedding venue in Miami, I would seriously check this place out. I love the location, and think Coconut Grove is an underrated area of Miami to get married in (aside from Vizcaya in Coconut Grove, which is definitely not overlooked by couples). Coconut Grove is right on the bay, has lots of hotels and nightlife, and is a calm (or at least calmer than South Beach) yet fun place for out-of-towners to visit. I would opt for a smaller wedding here (100 or smaller), just so you have more breathing room. You never want to be at full capacity anywhere!
Update: They have raised the prices since I first wrote about them, but their all-inclusive package is a fair price considering what you get. With that said, if you start selecting their upgrades (ceremony chairs, more passed appetizers) the price will go up quickly. I went through the list and with the upgrades I selected I was around $200. Considering the package, however, it’s still a pretty good deal and a contender if you’re looking for a Coconut Grove wedding venue.
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