Despite being a popular vacation destination, Orlando is considerably more affordable than other many other major cities. This means that it’s full of gorgeous, unique wedding venues that will leave plenty of money leftover in your budget for a honeymoon.
Whether you’re looking for a mansion venue, garden paradise, or a more offbeat locale, Orlando has you covered.
As for just how affordable Orlando is? Well, the average couple spent $26,794 on their 2021 wedding. However, the venues on this list will help you cut that cost even more!
Here are the 10 best affordable wedding venues in Orlando.
Venetian Ballroom Orlando
The Venetian Ballroom is a ballroom venue with two locations. One is in Orlando; the other is Kissimmee, located 36 minutes away. Its venues offer all of the extravagances of more expensive alternatives for a fraction of the price.
The Orlando location is perfect for larger ceremonies. It offers an enormous ballroom, low lighting, and crystal chandeliers, which create a dreamy atmosphere for a wedding.
Meanwhile, the Kissimmee location is home to the Lil Venice ballroom, a charming space with modern decor that can accommodate up to 80 guests.
The Orlando location offers two wedding packages, one of which is perfect for couples on a budget. You get five-hour access to the event space, 12 sixty-inch tables, 100 Chiavari chairs, a private area to prepare, and access to a kitchen.
If you’d like even more of a bargain, the Kissimmee package may be an even better option. Starting at $795, this package includes 5-hour access to the space, eight sixty-inch round tables, four sixty-inch rectangular tables, eighty Chiavari chairs, plus lightning!
All options require you to cater your food and beverages.
Price Range: $795 – $1595 and up.
Capacity: Up to 150 people.
The Tea Room Experience
The Tea Room Experience is a charming little reception venue that offers an authentic English Tea experience.
While it’s not a traditional wedding venue, it’s perfect for couples who want to treat themselves and their guests to the whimsical splendor that English Teatime evokes.
The all-white event space is reminiscent of an 1800s dining room. It includes white rectangular tables, decorated with pink accents and decor.
On the wall is the word “tea” written in decorative letters and shelves feature dainty china and tea cups.
Rentals include three-hour access to the venue, finger sandwiches, scones, savory appetizers, and an unlimited juice bar.
With the capacity to hold just 30 guests, this venue is perfect for small gatherings or even elopement celebrations.
Price Range: $1,800.
Capacity: Up to 30 guests.
Orlando Science Center
If science holds a special place in your heart, then consider tying the knot at the Orlando Science Center.
In addition to being an award-winning avenue for learning, it’s also a popular, yet affordable wedding venue in Central Florida.
The 50,000-square-feet center boasts several modern buildings that make gorgeous backdrops for wedding photos. As for official venues, you have options:
Dino Digs is the most offbeat venue. You and your love will wed next to the center’s dinosaur exhibit, where you’ll be able to take photos, dance, and dig for fossils.
Our Planet is an out-of-this-world attraction that presents the science behind all of the unique, odd, and amazing things on Earth. A truly immersive experience, this venue puts you, your guests, and all of your decor in the middle of an interactive exhibit.
For more traditional accommodations, check out the Terrace! This outdoor space features a terrace that’s wrapped around the spherical main building. Fresh flowers, twinkling lights, and panoramic views of Orlando’s skyline help make for a truly magical experience.
Price Range: $2,800 – $4,800, depending on the venue.
Capacity: Up to 150 guests.
Orlando Museum of Art
Inexpensive wedding venues don’t necessarily mean inferior quality. The Orlando Museum of Art is one such example of this.
Despite being an institution of fine art, the 50,000-square-feet space is a masterpiece in itself that offers several breathtaking venues for wedding activities.
A favorite ceremony spot for couples is the Martin and Gracia Anderson Rotunda, a large room with 30-feet ceilings, large glass windows, and marble floors.
For wedding photos, you can venture just outside to the courtyard and use the beautiful building as a backdrop.
Price Range: $1,200 for ceremony only; $800 – $4,400 for reception.
Capacity: Up to 250 guests.
Rosen Shingle Creek
Rosen Shingle Creek is a luxury hotel that offers a surprisingly affordable wedding package. Perfect for intimate weddings, this venue exudes elegance and opulence.
Covering 255 acres, this Spanish-Revival style resort offers several indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony and reception.
The best part of hosting your wedding at Rosen Shingle Creek is the fact that you’ll be near all of the onsite amenities, including an award-winning golf course, a spa salon, and several walking trails.
Price Range: $2,700 venue fee;add-ons extra
Capacity: Up to 50 guests.
Dr. Phillips House
If your dream wedding venue is a place that exudes historic charm, then Dr. Phillips House is the perfect venue for you.
This Victorian-style home from 1893 was originally the home of Dr. Phillips, a man who contributed greatly to Florida’s citrus industry.
Today, the venue offers gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings.
The home’s garden features brick-lined paths, surrounded by flowers and statues. At the center sits a dainty pavilion, which is the perfect spot for you to exchange your vows. There’s also a separate garden spot for your reception.
Indoors, you can take advantage of the home’s elegant interior. This venue offers an intimate space for you and your guests to enjoy views of the property whilst dining.
Plus, the elegant architecture provides plenty of spaces to take gorgeous wedding photos.
Price Range: $1,000 and up.
Capacity: 30- 250 guests.
Paradise Cove might hold the title of the 4th most beautiful venue in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s not attainable! In fact, it’s quite the opposite.
Nestled against the edge of Lake Brian, this venue offers couples the chance to wed in a tropical paradise without having to fork over ungodly amounts of money.
You can choose between an indoor or outdoor ceremony or even mix the two options to take full advantage of the property.
If you’re looking to have an outdoor ceremony, you’ll enjoy a wedding space that features a white sandy beach overlooking Lake Brian. Lush greenery envelops the space, giving it a tropical vibe; fairy lights add an extra flair.
After you exchange vows, you can head over to the Tiki Bar, which includes tiki torches, fresh seafood, and stunning views of the surrounding property.
For those pre-wedding activities, the venue also offers a two-story bridal suite and groom’s den.
Plus, this venue is located just minutes away from Disney World and several other hotels and restaurants.
Price Range: $1,500 – $4,800, depending on package.
Capacity: Up to 300 guests.
The Veranda at Thornton Park
The Veranda at Thornton Park is a historic landmark and beloved wedding venue that serves Orlando and Central Florida.
Nestled among acres of public park space is a little slice of colonial charm. The venue includes four colonial-style homes set against Eola Lake.
You can exchange your vows inside of this splendidly-unique venue, utilizing both indoor and outdoor spaces. And while it’s beautiful any time of day, nighttime weddings benefit from twinkling lights that offset the surrounding property.
Once it’s time for the reception, you can flip the outside venue to make room for your tables and chairs, or you can head inside to one of four properties.
Plus, there are numerous spots for you to take breathtaking wedding photos, including a pergola, and a white archway adorned with bright pink flowers.
Price Range: $4,500 for Monday-Thursday receptions.
Capacity: Up to 250 guests.
Winter Park Farmers’ Market
Florida’s tropical climate makes it one of the best fruit producers in the U.S.
Honor its contributions to our food supply by considering hosting your wedding at the Winter Park Farmers’ market. Yes, really! Not only is this an affordable venue, but the surrounding greenery also makes it a gorgeous space for a wedding.
If you’re hoping to have an outdoor wedding, then you’ll venture to the covered patio that provides breathtaking views of the property. There’s also a large indoor space available that provides plenty of space for dancing and dining.
The wedding package guarantees five hours for your event and includes tables and chairs.
You’re responsible for all decor, food, and drinks!
Note: The Farmers’ Market closes on the third Sunday in March, each year.
Price Range: $2,200 for 5 hour rental.
Capacity: Up to 180 guests.
Lake Mary Event Center
Lake Mary Event Center is a wonderful option for an outdoor or indoor wedding.
Perched against the shores of West Crystal Lake, this venue offers spectacular views of the surrounding nature.
If you’d like to bask in the natural beauty of the area, then a lakeside wedding is perfect. You and your love can exchange vows on lush lawns scattered with flowers, oak trees, statues, and a fountain.
For indoor options, you can choose from a grand ballroom with high ceilings and chandeliers, or a rotunda that offers the comfort of an indoor venue and the views of an outdoor one. There are also changing rooms available.
You should note that the event space doesn’t provide catering, but you must choose from their list of approved vendors for all food and beverage services.
Price Range: $1,500 – $3,800 for venue.
Capacity: Up to 240 guests.