Feel like making your wedding day crafty? Well, put down the glue gun (you have fabulous vendors after all!) and get your hands on some craft…beer. Spotlight your wedding ceremony or reception at a trendy brewery. Florida is growing in the craft beer department, offering locations from Northeast to South Florida. Breweries provide guests with a unique experience, just how your wedding should be remembered. Whether you want an intimate or spacious feeling, a brewery will accommodate to your every need. What better way to brew up your special day, than having the perfect venue. Photo via Monday Night Brewing.
Intuition Ale Works
Intuition Ale Works Brewery was established in 2010 by owner and brewer, Ben Davis. The exposed brick and wood interior gives off a rustic urban feel. The open-air brewery provides space for a maximum of 200 guests. Rentals such as tables, chairs, and heaters are available with no additional fees. The brewery encourages DIY decorating and outside catering is welcomed.
Credits: Photos courtesy of Intuition Ale Works
First Magnitude Brewery
Located in historic downtown Gainesville, First Magnitude Brewery gives a spacious indoor and outdoor welcome. Hundreds of guests can celebrate in the open area near the brewing equipment, outdoor beer garden, and intimate taproom. The entire facility is available for rent on Mondays and before opening hours throughout the week. With hourly rates at a maximum of $150 per hour, First Magnitude is flexible and accommodates all guest requests.
Credits: Photos courtesy of First Magnitude Brewery
Aardwolf Brewing Company
The newest Jacksonville brewery is popular for it’s bizarre name and mascot. Florida’s beautiful St. Johns River is located a few blocks away from the Aardwolf brewery. Five different areas of the brewery can be rented out for a minimum of a three hour block. Aardwolf has a lovely courtyard space for couples to say ‘I do.’ DJs and food catering vendors of choice allows for a rocking reception, or enjoy different food trucks available on site. Guests will have a great time in Aardwolf’s laid back atmosphere.
Credits: Photos courtesy of Aardwolf Brewing Company
Grayton Beer Company
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Grayton Beer Company is located along North West Florida’s coastline. A maximum capacity of 300 people are welcomed inside the facility. The taproom is positioned beside the brewing operations in the warehouse, offering guests great view. A recommended vendor list is provided for getting the best local services for your wedding. The rental fee ranges from a low fee of $1,500 to $2,500. Complimentary parking, stage, house system, and more goodies are included to make your wedding flawless.
Credits: Photos courtesy of Grayton Beer Company
The Funky Buddha
Oakland Park, FL
The Funky Buddha is located in South Florida and less than an hour away from Miami beach. Wedding ceremonies and receptions can be held in the main private Banquet Room. Additional rental rooms can been rented to accommodate the entire wedding party. Tables and chairs are provided for the private room and linens are available if needed. Food trucks are available on site or catering of your own is welcomed. The Funky Buddha offers seasonal craft beer to fit all four seasons throughout the year. Newlyweds are guaranteed a night to remember from this brewery.
Credits: Photos courtesy of The Funky Buddha