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Venues and Catering in Clearwater, Florida,
(727) 725-8733

About Us

Kapok Special Events is an elegant wedding venue located in Clearwater, Florida. With its Old World charm, the venue provides a stunning setting for your once-in-a-lifetime celebration, complete with the historic, world-renowned Kapok Tree facility and surrounding gardens.

Facilities and Capacity

Kapok Special Events offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for your ceremony and reception. Their venue options include:

  • Kapok Gardens - enchanting gardens complete with beautifully landscaped greenery, a hidden lagoon, and massive Italian fountains and statuary.
  • Grand Ballroom - the centerpiece of the facility, featuring an enormous chandelier, an elegant Grand Entry staircase, and a large balcony overlooking lush tropical gardens.
  • Florida Room Chapel - beautiful indoor space with a canopy of chandeliers and domed lighting, serving well as a dance floor or as a staging area for larger events.
  • This The Florida Room Regency Lounge - a beverage center and pre-event waiting room with a mirrored bar and golden pyramid ceiling that will set the tone for your event in an elegant way.
  • Grape Room - a quaint room that features a serene atmosphere enhanced by beautiful overhead grapevine lighting.

Services Offered

Kapok Special Events offers many services for a seamless wedding experience. The venue is also available to host engagement parties, bridal showers, and elopements. The wedding services they provide include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access


Kapok Special Events provides the convenience of in-house catering, as well as being able to accommodate to guests with gluten free, halal, kosher, lactose free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian dietary restrictions. They will provide in-house bar services such as bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast, house wine, liquor license, open bar, premium liquor, and signature drink. They will also provide all needed barware, china, a chocolate fountain, flatware, glassware, and linens for your event. The wedding catering services they offer include:

  • Breakfast/brunch
  • Buffet
  • Cake cutting
  • Cocktail reception
  • Custom menu
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Lunch
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tapas
  • Tastings

Other Services

Kapok Special Events also has many event rentals you can use to complete the wedding atmosphere of your dreams. The wedding rentals they offer include:

  • Aisle markers
  • Aisle runners
  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chair covers
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tent accessories

Ashley Montgomery

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  • When I laid eyes on kapok event center I knew this had to be the place for me to get married. It's so rich looking and luxurious! I cant wait to get married here. All the staff is amazing :)

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you so much Ashley! We look forward to working with you and making your event everything you hope it will be :) We are very grateful you choose us to host this very important day.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 523.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 7.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Garden, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    June, July, August

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