Hidden among majestic oaks in the heart of Seminole Heights this center
offers you and your guests nature's splendor and peacefulness to make this
the perfect setting for a romantic wedding, special gathering, business
meeting or corporate retreat.
Make your next event a most memorable experience for you and your
guests at the Seminole Garden Center.
38' x 546 Multipurpose Room
Automatic, recessed projection screen
Kitchen with stove, sink, microwave and refrigerator.
20 - 70" x 30" tables
11 - 72" round tables
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Rental: $100 per hour (4 hour minimum)
Staffing: $25 per hour attendant fee, per
attendant (4 hour minimum)
All permittees are required to pay a refundable damage deposit. Deposits
are refunded after the event providing there is no damage to the property,
the facility is thoroughly cleaned, and all rules and regulations are
followed. Violations will result in the deposit being withheld in its
entirety and the permittee will be responsible for any costs above the
amount of the deposit.
Discounted Rates Available for Non-profit Organizations
The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department is happy to offer non-profit
organizations a discount on rental rates. Your organization must submit non-profit documentation with the application form (i.e., 501(c)3).
Groups considered to be non-profit include churches, civic organizations, public
schools, parochial and private schools, and athletic associations. Discounts do
not apply to damage deposits and attendant fees.
If you are interested in using the outdoor space at the Seminole Garden
Center, additional greenspace fees will apply. Tents over 10' x 10' require
a permit from the Tampa Fire Marshal's Office, (813) 274-7000. A Temporary
Alcoholic Beverage Zoning permit is required for outdoor consumption.
Alcoholic beverages may be served in the Seminole Garden Center with
prior consent from the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department
Director. All alcoholic beverages must be provided by a licensed and
insured caterer. Alcoholic beverages may be served, but the activity
must include the serving of food. Alcoholic beverage service must cease
a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the end of the event. At the
permittee’s expense, an Extra Duty Tampa Police Officer may be required
to be hired. All parties serving and consuming alcoholic beverages in
the Seminole Garden Center must conform to all City and State liquor
Rules and Regulations
Before renting a banquet hall, be aware that there are Rules &
Regulations you must adhere to.
To Make a Reservation
Please call the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department at 274-8019 or
submit an online request.
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