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Venues in Tampa, FL,
(813) 223-7999

About Us

Weddings, Ceremonies & More
Yacht StarShip is a Tampa Bay-based coastal wedding venue that helps you create a sea of memories for your special day! As America’s first Three-Diamond rated fine dining yacht and awarded Couples' Choice Awards 2021 on Wedding Wire and The Knot, Yacht StarShip is ideal for scenic and romantic wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and bridal parties from 2 to 600 guests. Enjoy sparkling waterways while dancing the night away, as our experienced and professional Wedding Coordinators and crew make sure your day is perfect as you set sail on your next chapter as a married couple.

Facilities and Capacity
The company has four luxury yachts to choose from. Depending on the yacht, couples can host up to 600 guests in covered outdoor, uncovered outdoor and indoor areas. Their multiple wedding docks are ideal for magical wedding ceremonies by the water.

All Packages Include
Yacht StarShip has a range of wedding-related services that can be customized to fit your needs. After all, for the night, you are truly the captain. These all-inclusive offerings include:

  • Private Yacht or Private Dining Room
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • DJ
  • Seated or Buffet Meal Selection
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Champagne Toast
  • Cake Cutting & Service
  • White Table Cloths & White Napkins
  • Ceremony Chairs

From a romantic sunset dinner cruise to bartending services, the team at Yacht StarShip is happy to assist with menu selection. Serving styles include plated, buffet or cocktail style. Select linens and china provided.

Other Facilities
There is a bridal suite for your bridal party to prepare in before the big day begins. Wheelchair access depnds on yacht.

Wedding Events
Yacht StarShip can host a variety of wedding-related celebrations on the water. These events include:

  • Bachelorette Party
  • Bridal shower
  • Engagement party
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Vow Renewal

The company has locations in Tampa and Clearwater. In Tampa, Yacht StarShip is near The Florida Aquarium and Tampa Bay History Center. Tampa International Airport is 18 minutes away. In Clearwater, the venue is near Clearwater Marine Aquarium and 35 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Yacht StarShip has docking locations in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Sarasota and Tarpon Springs. Relocation fees may apply!

Shonda S.

4 out of 5
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  • Our experience so far has very very good. We are really looking forward to our wedding on the StarShip!

    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?

    $ 8,628.00

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

    $ 4,047.00

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


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

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

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

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

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    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), House Beer, House Wine

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Beach, Boat/Yacht, Restaurant, Waterfront

    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, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    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 Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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