Turn Up the Heat With These 17 Engagement Party Venues in Miami

Celebrate your love in the 305.
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
Heather Bien
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
Heather Bien
The Knot Contributor
  • Heather contributes wedding, honeymoon, travel and relationship content for The Knot and WeddingWire.
  • Heather also writes for publications including Apartment Therapy, StyleBlueprint, MyDomaine, HelloGiggles and The Everygirl.
  • She holds a degree in Art History and Architectural History from the University of Virginia.
Updated Jan 04, 2024

There's no better place than Miami to kick off your wedding season surrounded by sun, beaches and vibrant nightlife. You're setting the bar high when you invite friends and family to a Miami engagement party venue where they can party the night away in a trendy hot spot or sip sunset cocktails at a beachfront hotel.

Throwing an engagement party in Miami sets the stage a fête that not only appeals to the happy couple's hot weather-living side, but it's conveniently located to more than one airport, making it easy for guests to travel in for the occasion (and who doesn't want an excuse to go to Florida?). Plus, the diversity of engagement party venues in Miami is incredible. You can find a venue that represents your unique identity as a couple, whether that's a historic old Florida mansion, a sultry nightclub or a mid-century hotel.

Eager to start planning? Here are 17 engagement party venues in Miami where you toast to your new chapter and a new life, all while surrounded by the colorful and dynamic atmosphere of the 305.

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Bodega Taqueria y Tequila South Beach in South Beach

For an energetic and offbeat engagement party venue, host your nearest and dearest at the flagship South Beach location of Miami favorite, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila. This casual taco restaurant has room for up to 200 guests, all of whom will enjoy Bodega Taquiera's classic Mexican dishes, tacos and refreshing tequila cocktails. Want to keep the party going late into the night? There's a speakeasy hiding behind the meat locker door.

Chateau Beau in Southwest Ranches

If you've dreamt of guests in their sleek cocktail dresses and suits, all sashaying around a glittering pool with cocktails in hand, Chateau Beau is the engagement party venue for you. This old-world mansion with manicured grounds, perfect palm trees and lush flowers feels like stepping back in time to the Rat Pack heyday in Miami.

Historic Palm Lodge in Homestead

An iconic pink Old Florida Wood Frame Vernacular House is home to the Historic Palm Lodge, a stunning and classic venue for engagement parties, as well as an inn where the couple or close friends can stay. The home itself is filled with a light and bright tropical palette anchored by original dark wood antiques. The gardens feature over 8,000 tropical trees and plants, creating a lush and intimate space to toast to beginning a new life together.

Spice Resto-Lounge in Hollywood

For couples that can't get enough of the dance floor, Spice Resto-Lounge is a uniquely Miami engagement party experience. This nightclub in downtown Hollywood plays Latin beats all night long, setting the stage for guests to dance or watch performances by merengue and salsa dancers. You can rent out the entire space for 300 guests or host a smaller group within the club.

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Mr. C Miami in Coconut Grove

Celebrate in South Florida at the timeless Mr. C Miami in Coconut Grove. This classic engagement party venue has sleek indoor spaces and a minimalist, sophisticated outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay. The spaces within this popular Miami venue can be adapted to accommodate both small and large groups alike, with the capacity for up to 280 guests.

Blush Luxury Venue in Fort Lauderdale

Blush Luxury Venue is a chic event space that can be customized for couples looking for a glamorous space to announce their engagement to the world. The team at Blush Luxury Venue can bring in everything from fine dining to candy buffets to makeup services and more — everything you need for a sophisticated event. Plus, this business is Black-owned and woman-owned.

Marion Restaurant in Brickell

The sultry ambiance and fine dining menu at Marion Restaurant make it a favorite of betrothed couples looking to host their friends and family in style. The menu combines American flavors and Asian influences for an elevated, upscale experience, but if your guests linger, they'll discover the party scene that emerges at Marion after the lights dim. It's the best way to set the stage for a lively wedding season.

Thalatta Estate in Palmetto Bay

Thalatta Estate is a gorgeous and historic two-story Mediterranean estate that dates to the 1920s, and it's a classic Miami spot to host outdoor soirées, including engagement parties. The mansion is the backdrop to stunning tropical grounds that include a storied banyan tree. This is the type of old world magic that's perfect for celebrating the start of your love story.

Empire Social Lounge in Brickell

The moody vibes at Empire Social Lounge are a unique way to welcome guests into your wedding season. Enjoy craft cocktail drinks made by passionate bartenders, a dark, sultry atmosphere and packages that can be customized exactly to your group. Have guests who might be interested in closing out the evening with a cigar? There's a wide selection in Empire Social Lounge's cigar bar.

The Confidante Miami Beach in Mid-Beach

The Confidante Miami Beach puts you right in the heart of the action, just north of South Beach and a stone's throw from Miami's hip art districts. This mid-century hotel embraces its nostalgic roots, and the spaces are light, bright and playful. Celebrate your engagement with friends and family in the incredible outdoor spaces overlooking the beach, host cocktails on the ocean view terrace, or spend the day mixing and mingling by the pool.

Shelborne South Beach in South Beach

The lush outdoor spaces and sultry interior decor of Shelborne South Beach make it a memorable place to kick off your next chapter as a couple. You can gather up to 200 guests in the Oasis Garden or host friends and family on the Pool Deck for a unique pool party engagement soirée. This oceanfront venue feels like a uniquely South Beach experience.

Capriccio's Ristorante and Banquet in Pembroke Pines

The old school ambiance at Capriccio's Ristorante and Banquet feels intimately familiar. It's the kind of Italian restaurant where you know you'll get incredible red sauce dishes and a family bolognese recipe that's been passed down for decades. And isn't that the cozy vibe you want for an engagement celebration? Host up to 60 guests in their dining room or go up to 140 in the banquet room.

Redland Farm Life in Homestead

If you're a Miami couple that's been dreaming of a rustic barn wedding yet not sure if that's even available in South Florida, then look no further than Redland Farm Life. This two-story barn brides Miami's tropical beauty with the stunning aesthetic of Florida horse country. The five-acre working farm includes a butterfly wall, waterfalls and multiple lawns, gardens and terraces to host events and groups of all sizes.

Mondrian South Beach in Biscayne Bay

Host the sleek all-white minimalist engagement party of your South Beach dreams at Mondrian South Beach. This waterfront hotel is removed from the busy main drag, yet it still has the buzzy atmosphere and trendy ambiance that brings to mind hot Miami nights. Depending on the size of your party, there are multiple indoor and outdoor spaces available.

Secret Gardens Miami in Redland

Secret Gardens Miami feels like a hidden oasis just minutes from the city. This lush property in Redlands has abundant, green tropical gardens, vibrant flowers, refreshing waterfalls and a serene setting that cannot be beat. It's stunning for a wedding, but it also sets the stage for a gorgeous engagement party.

Bay 13 Brewery and Kitchen in Coral Gables

Have a vision of a big city event with an industrial chic look? Bay 13 Brewery and Kitchen marries that aesthetic with Miami's buzzy atmosphere. This event venue skips the rental fee and, instead, only requires a food and beverage minimum. You'll dine on Australian, American and Pacific-inspired dishes, as well as craft beer, Australian wine and cocktails. The best part? Bay 13 is also pet friendly, so your best friend won't have to miss the engagement party.

Arlo Wynwood Miami in Wynwood

Throw a rooftop soiree with your friends and family just steps from Wynwood's iconic mural walls. Arlo Wynwood is a boutique hotel in the heart of Wynwood that has several spaces that are perfect for engagement celebrations. The glittering rooftop, lush courtyard and trendy brasserie can host events from intimate gatherings to large shindigs.

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