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Our Special Events office is open and hosting special events! Our waterfront Special Event Rooms have been renovated with new designer paint, carpet and flooring, and new chandeliers and lighting. Contact an Event Specialist to schedule a tour of our event spaces. Tours are by appointment only.

The Rusty Pelican

Plan Your Event
(813) 281-1943

Special Event Brochure Event Room Layout

If we are unable to celebrate your event at Rusty Pelican Tampa due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 100% of your deposits will be applied towards a future date within 365 days of the original date.

Currently, we are open for site tours, however, you can also enjoy a Virtual Site Tour.

Book your next event at Tampa Bay’s premier venue location. With a long list of awards celebrating its unmatchable locations, views, cuisine and amenities, the Rusty Pelican has earned its status as Tampa Bay’s most prized location. Wow guests with our elevated ceilings, impressive statement chandeliers, floor to ceiling views, and a balance of contemporary and classic ambiance.

The Rusty Pelican can accommodate any event, from weddings to corporate events and private parties. Our skilled and accommodating staff will ensure your event runs smoothly, assisting with planning, catering, floral arrangements, and more. The Rusty Pelican has been named Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice for 2014, 2015, and 2019. The venue has also won The Knot Best of Weddings two years in a row.

Special Event Menus

Special Occasion Menus Special Event Menu Hosted Bar Menu Additional Menu

Capacity Chart

Event Space 

Capacity with Dance Floor

Capacity without Dance Floor

Bay Room 2450
Coral Room7090
Grand Ballroom220300
Pelican Room100120
Tampa Room5060