Straz Center – Tampa, Florida

Located on the bank of the historic Hillsborough River, the Straz Center serves as a cultural crossroads, bringing innovative new artists and blockbuster commercial successes to the Tampa Bay community.

With its award-winning outreach programs that take the arts to underserved school children and the only accredited performing arts school in the region, the Patel Conservatory, the Straz Center also nurtures the creative spark and transforms lives.

Driving $110 million annually, the Straz Center proudly supports the Tampa Bay economy and is the fourth largest performing arts institution in the country. In addition to four theaters and one teaching theater, the Straz Center has three restaurants and a brand new coffee shop, SteamHeat Café.

Over the past 26 years, the Straz Center has solidified its place as a valued community partner dedicated to enriching the lives of people living in and visiting Florida.

Weddings at the Straz Center: 


The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts has become a favorite Tampa wedding venue among brides and grooms-to-be as well as planners over the last few years for many reasons: our unique look and flexibility; our beautiful, fully decorated event spaces such as Maestro’s Restaurant for groups up to 180 people; and our beautiful indoor and outdoor waterfront ceremony and cocktail hour spaces.


We strive to continuously improve the way we do things, which has resulted in hundreds of happy clients. Please click here to see personal accounts from past clients.

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff members are available throughout the entire planning process. Our convenient downtown Tampa location makes booking nearby hotels and vendors a breeze. And, people love that they can host their Tampa wedding ceremony and reception at one beautiful venue.

You will love the level of service and ease you receive throughout your entire wedding process.

Contact Jenna at to find out if your date is available.