Make your own history, with a wedding or memorable event at Manatee Village!
The Manatee Village Historical Park is available for your special event. Nestled under a canopy of native oak trees, this lovely 1887 church provides a charming setting for your wedding or other special event. Guests can stroll along brick paths, relax in the gazebo, and get a feel for a by-gone era. The Manatee Village Historical Park provides an aura of elegance that will be long remembered and treasured.
Fees for event rentals vary. Contact Special Events Coordinator, Christine Brown or call 941-749-7165, for pricing and availability.
The Manatee Village Historical Park is home to the Whistle Stop Gift Shop. It is located in the Wiggins General Store and features a wide variety of merchandise, specializing in books on Florida and local history. Water, soda, and snacks are also available for purchase. The Whistle Stop Gift Shop is run entirely by volunteers of the H.O.M.E. Committee, and proceeds support educational programming at Manatee Village Historical Park. Cash or check only accepted.