Thank you for considering Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch to host your event!
We have a varity of venues and menu options to cater to your individual needs.
In fall 2019, our ultramodern culinary center opened, offering beautiful architecture and stunning views, accompanied by unsurpassed cuisine and hospitality. A one-of-a-kind unique venue featuring various options to personalize your event.
DODICI 951 GRAND BALLROOM
This large ballroom features seating for up to 175 guests with a breathtaking view overlooking the 18th green. The ultimate setting for a wedding reception, corporate meeting, holiday party or reunion. Floor to ceiling windows allow your guests to appreciate the scenic views and luscious resort-style landscape. The outdoor lanai offers a lovely setting for pre-dinner cocktail receptions and more.
PRIVATE DINING ROOM
Our private dining room provides an intimate setting for a family gathering, holiday celebration, or a delightful bridal shower. Accommodating up to 40 guests, this quaint event room also includes a private lanai area to further enjoy yourself!
UVA WINE ROOM AND TEACHING KITCHEN
Whether you choose to combine the two venues for a larger get-together or utilize them separately for a more intimate occasion, we pride ourselves on the intricate details implemented to design this fabulous space. Whether you’re planning a wine tasting with friends, or a tapas event, we’re sure you and your guests will be thoroughly delighted.
Our Tiki Bar is located adjacent to our pool deck and offers a beautiful tropical setting for any occasion. This covered open-air venue will accommodate up to 100 guests with additional seating options outside. This is the perfect spot to host a great cocktail reception, friendly get together or fundraiser.
For more information please contact:
Sandra Dykes, Food & Beverage Director