What is your maximum capacity?
We are able to accommodate 132 people for wedding ceremonies & seated dinner receptions.
What precautions should I take in case it rains on my wedding day?
You can rest easy. We’ve got you covered – literally! Since we only host one event at a time, we can offer you a last-minute plan B underneath our Lakeside Pavilion which is equally stunning. As a Vizcaya Villa bride, you can forget the stress of having to reserve and pay for a tent or make a weather decision weeks or days ahead of time. We’ll coordinate day-of to decide what will work best for you.
does villa catering host food tastings?
Villa Catering, our in-house catering option, is unable to offer private or group tastings. We understand if the meal is the staple of your event and you'd like to sample the food before the big day. We do welcome couples to work with an outside caterer for drop off service on wedding day. We are more than happy to accept your food delivery and our waitstaff will serve your guests buffet stye using our plates, silverware, flatware, and glasses. With Villa Catering, we serve your guests buffet style a meal of two entrees, one side salad, one additional side and a dinner roll - View Catering page for full menu details. Our menu consists of classic crowd pleasing selections that we're sure your guests will enjoy.
Can my flower girl throw faux petals down the aisle?
We're happy you chose this special little girl to be apart of your ceremony! We ask that you fill her basket with real petals, instead of faux petals as they blow into the lake with the slightest gust of wind and hinder our property from looking its best for your big day.
planning to have a long veil?
Wedding dress shopping is one of the highlights of planning your wedding. If you're interested in having a veil as part of your wedding attire, keep in mind your walk across our 2 arched bridges is long and dramatic. As your groom, family & friends watch you make your way down the aisle the slightest snag of your veil could cause it to fall off. Be mindful of the layout of Vizcaya Villa when planning your wedding day attire to ensure a comfortable & unforgettable day.
Can I have a ceremony rehearsal at Vizcaya Villa before the big day?
A one-hour ceremony rehearsal at Vizcaya Villa is included.
Friday weddings rehearse Thursday at 3 - 4pm
Saturday weddings rehearse Friday at 1 - 2pm
How many guests are seated at each table?
You can seat up to 10 guests at each table, but lower guest counts have the option of seating fewer people per table. Our round tables are 5ft in diameter.
What will my floor plan look like?
Click below on our maximum Ballroom layout (132 people)
What is my Wedding Day Timeline?
Your wedding day timeline at Vizcaya Villa is as follows:
(Timeline changes in winter months due to an earlier sunset)
4:30pm Gates open
6:30-7:30pm Cocktail Hour & Photographs
7:30pm Ballroom Entrance
7:45pm Dinner served in the ballroom
11pm Last Dance
12am Gates close
How do i reserve my wedding date?
Dates are booked on a first-come first-serve basis.
A first payment of $1,000 (cash or check) and signed contract will book your date.
At the time of booking we will also create a payment plan splitting the remaining balance into monthly payments from the time you book until one month prior to your wedding. Your monthly payments can be made via bank draft through our online invoice system. Vizcaya Villa only accepts credit/debit cards with a 3% processing fee.
I'm only seeing one package on your website, is this the only package you offer?
We have created the best possible package for our property giving you and your guests the best wedding experience. While we offer our Wedding Day package year round, we also offer our Custom Event package for events, birthday parties, sweet 16's, anniversary parties etc. based on availability. Contact us for more information!