Wedding & Event Rental

Bay Preserve is a private waterfront oasis on Little Sarasota Bay. The preserve features a performance pavilion, dock, boathouse with observation deck, Great Lawn, the 1931 Burrows-Matson House, bayside oaks ceremony site, welcome center with an outdoor classroom, and the bayfront terrace and lawn.

This unique historic property is available for weddings, private parties, board meetings and retreats, corporate and community events. Sarasota’s premier caterer, Michael’s On East, is the exclusive caterer for this historic waterfront venue.

Those interested in full property rental for weddings and other private events should review the Venue Rental section below. Those interested in partial property rentals while the park remains open to the public should review the Park Space Rental section below. For more information, contact Sam Valentin at 941-918-2100 or



Venue Rental

Check out our rates for weddings, private parties, meetings, and corporate events.

Venue Rental Rates



Our philosophy, and what sets us apart

Here at Bay Preserve in Osprey we focus on creating a one-of-a-kind, highly exclusive events on the waterfront.

Our Philosophy




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Park Space Rental

Check our rates for photographers or small groups looking to reserve a specific outdoor area of the park during regular park hours while the grounds remain open to the public.

Park Space Rental Rates



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