Onsite Spaces & Private Dining

Events Spaces for Social Events, Weddings, and Corporate Meetings

A luxurious and award-winning atmosphere together with first-rate services, including onsite catering and corporate event planning, sets PIER 22 apart from other Tampa-Bradenton area venues. Our planners are at your service with helpful tips that work to elevate your corporate event, business seminar, networking function, or social event. PIER 22 offers an indoor-outdoor space that's refined yet fun and playful and distinguished by riverfront vistas complete with stunning evening sunsets. Event Spaces include the Dockside Lounge, several private and semi-private rooms, the Waterside Terrace, and the PIER 22 Grand Ballroom. For more information visit PIER 22 Special Events & Catering site.

 

Our Spaces

Elevate Your Next Event with our Spacious Accommodations with Breathtaking Views of the Manatee River

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Waterside Terrace

300 Standing | 250 Seated

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An outdoor entertainment venue with photo ops at every turn. Lush oak trees and idyllic views of the Manatee River offer a picturesque backdrop for wedding ceremonies, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and extended wedding weekend parties. Gala events, baby showers, holiday parties and other social gatherings are also popular ways to enjoy the space.

Terrace Highlights:

  • Outdoor space
  • Waterside views
  • Dance floor space
  • Audio hookups available
  • Custom party tents available
  • Twinkle and bistro string lights
  • Terrace can be divided for smaller groups

Space Setup Options:

  • Theatre
  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape
  • Banquet & Rounds
  • Standup Reception

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Grand Ballroom

180 Standing | 150 Seated

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Timeless elegance is the mark of this private event space. Luxurious draperies and stylish chandeliers add a dramatic effect to any gathering. Windows overlook the water and provide gorgeous views of Manatee River sunsets.

Ballroom Highlights:

  • Waterside views
  • Dance floor space
  • Variety of seating arrangements
  • 6 ft. projector screen and VGA/HDMI hookups
  • Room can be divided for smaller groups

Space Setup Options:

  • Theatre
  • Hallow Square
  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape
  • Banquet & Rounds
  • Standup Reception
  • Classroom

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Dockside Lounge  

70 Standing | 35 Seated

Spacious and sophisticated the Dockside Lounge serves 100 people. High-top table and bar seating encourage guests to mix and mingle. Great for happy hours, networking events, group meetups and cocktail-style receptions.

Space Setup Options:

  • Standup Reception
  • High Top Chairs
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Sunset Room

30 Standing | 42 Seated

True to its name, the PIER 22 Sunset Room, lined floor to ceiling with oversized windows, offers guests a glimpse of Old Florida and unbeatable views of those famous Manatee River Sunsets. French-style doors block off the room to allow for an intimate and secluded feel, while Spanish-style archways are a reminder of the building's long-lived and historic past, which dates back to the mid-1920s.

Space Setup Options:

  • Banquet &Rounds
  • Standup Reception
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Marina Room

34 Standing | 40 Seated

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An inviting space with seated private dining for up to 34 guests and boasting oversized floor-to-ceiling windows that give way to waterfront views. Equipped with modern and reliable video equipment, the PIER 22 Marina Room is a great way to elevate your next business presentation or client meeting. This intimate and secluded room also makes for easy and enjoyable get-togethers with family and friends.

Marina Room Highlights:

  • Waterside views
  • Variety of seating arrangements
  • 50" Mounted Television and VGA/HDMI hookups

Space Setup Options:

  • Hallow Square
  • U Shape or T Shape
  • Banquet & Squares
  • Classroom
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Aquarium Room

24 Seated

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This intimate meeting room is a great space for collaboration, professional seminars and training sessions or celebratory lunch and dinners. French-style doors offer privacy, while tableside service keeps the work-flow moving.

Space Setup Options:

  • E Shape, U Shape, T Shape
  • Banquet & Rounds

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Fire Pit

 12 Seated
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Reserve the Fire Pit at PIER 22 for a unique dining experience. Sliding patio doors make this a usable indoor-outdoor space all year long. Encircled in a warm and friendly ambiance, the Fire Pit seats 12 and encourages conversation. Ideal for birthdays, wedding weekends, pre-event cocktails and intimate social gatherings, guests will enjoy the zip of boats as they enter or exit the surrounding Twin Dolphin Marina. Waterside breezes, sunset views and satisfying drinks and eats make for a memorable occasion.