The Secret Garden can accommodate up to 160 guest with a cathedral seating arrangement. There's plenty of space throughout the property to accommodate those people for dinner and reception as well.
Yes, The Secret Garden at Paradise Spring is BYO. This includes caterers, DJs, photographers, and anything else. Please keep in mind you're 100% responsible for your vendors.
Accommodations to the Villa, ™Secret Garden and 5,000sqft air conditioned wedding hall. We provide a starter amount of household supplies in the house. Generally this is enough for 20 guests to stay overnight for a few days. You will need to bring additional supplies to meet the needs of your event.
Yes, you can have your reception in the fully air conditioned 5,000sqft reception and wedding hall. In edition when you book both ceremony and reception you will have access to the event lawn where you can set up a tent. Tent rental is an additional cost.
We provide a dumpster. You are responsible for the removal of trash so be sure you and your vendors don't overfill the dumpster.
The Villa at Paradise Spring can be booked to accommodate up to 20 guests overnight. Additional nights can be added upon request.
There are three main venue areas. The Secret Garden which is used for ceremonies. The Event Lawn which is used for receptions/tents, and The Villa which is used for overnight accommodations. Each can be booked together or separately and can be used interchangeably for your ceremony, reception, and lodging.
Costs vary depending on time of year, demand, and availability. Let us know which dates you're interested in and we'll get you a custom proposal right away.
Yes, to tour the property please choose an available time slot by clicking here.
There's adequate parking on site for up to 200 cars.
The closest hotels are located about 20 minutes drive to either Brandon or Plant City. Hotels in Tampa are about a 30 minute drive. Here are a few.
Embassy Suites Tampa Brandon
10220 Palm River Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Hilton Garden Inn
4328 Garden Vista Drive
Riverview FL 33578
Holiday Inn Express
510 Grand Regency Blvd
Brandon, FL 33510
Yes, we have a regular schedule to spray for mosquitos and bugs.
Officially we don't allow pets but some exceptions can be made if you're will to pay a $500 pet fee.
1. Enter your email address into the field on our home page.
2. Receive general information, photos, and approximate pricing for the venue.
3. Verify your wedding date is available.
4. Book a tour to see the venue in person.
5. Receive an official proposal for your date.
6. Sign your contract and pay the half down deposit to reserve your date.
7. Enjoy your special day.
We find the people who are most satisfied with their wedding at The Secret Garden™ value the following:
> Great Photos
> One Of A Kind Experiences