Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery
A "GREEN", Environmentally Responsible, Winery
Vineyard Weddings & Vow Renewals
Welcome to Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery ‘s Wedding Venues!!
….”A Green Environmentally Friendly Winery” located in the NE section of Manatee County; on the central west coast of Florida.
Experience the beauty of your wedding at a real Florida Vineyard & Winery. We do weddings, vow renewals & commitment ceremonies. We provide the venue for your wedding, you provide everything else. We have a very limited amount of tables and chairs available for rent ( 8 tables & 32 chairs).
Wedding Fee Structure and options
*Site Location of Ceremony - 100% Recycled Wine Bottle “Wedding Arch” (west side of the vineyard).
Wedding arch Venue fee $100.00 –(small wedding ceremony only) Includes Officiating the ceremony, a bottle of wine (your choice) for the Bride & Groom, your photo taken under the wedding arch and emailed to you, and your names and date of the wedding ceremony will be engraved in “your choice” of wine bottle in the wedding arch that will last forever!!
Check out our 100% recycled wine bottle "Wedding Arch Structure" page!
*Site Location of Ceremony- “Water Garden Farm” at Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery (east side of the vineyard)
Venue fee $500.00 - Includes 2 Br, 2 Ba, Turnkey furnished house on two water garden ponds & 4 acres of woodlands. You use the house and grounds for 24 hours (Double occupancy, additional guest extra). All amenities & facilities on site and in the house will be available to you. Full kitchen for foods, drinks, etc, bedrooms for changing clothes, restrooms for guest. Ample parking. Room for tables and tents on grounds. Electrical outlets, completely covered wrap-around porch~deck for entertaining or dining. Much more….. Also includes Officiating the Ceremony (or you can bring your own minister or notary). A bottle of wine (your choice) for the Bride & Groom to toast the ceremony. You can have the ceremony on site or under the “Wine Bottle Wedding Arch” located in the vineyard (walking distance) and the reception back at Water Garden Farm (your choice). The only wine allowed on the property is wine from “Bunker Hill Vineyard & Winery”, (sold at the vineyard by the bottle or case), of course, you may bring soft drinks, beer (only cans...no bottles). No hard liquor permitted on site. Clean-up fee is $200.00 (if you clean up the premises after the wedding, this fee is reimbursed) You must have a one-time, on site "events" insurance policy.
Check out our "Accommodations" page to see the inside of the house.
We also have locations under the oak trees, under the arbor on the dock on the pond, we have a total of 23 acres to meet your needs.
Please contact us with any questions; let us know what you are looking for and how we can help. If you know the date, it’s never too early to book the location. We want to work with you any way that we can to provide you this beautiful venue for this most memorable event in your lives. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or any questions you may have.
Event & Wedding Rules and Guidelines
In order to provide consistency and order to activities held on BHV properties (Weddings, Vow Renewals, Commitment Ceremonies, etc.) the following rules should apply:
No one is permitted inside our home!
All parking related to the Wedding, etc. will be next door at Water Garden Farm. If special accommodations are necessary for any of the guests, it is the exclusive responsibility of the wedding party, etc. to provide those accommodations.
The loading and unloading of supplies, chairs, tables, etc. on BHV (the Winery) property will be no longer than 5 minutes.
All parking spaces at BHV (the Winery) are reserved exclusively for BHV guests.
NO “Hard Liquor” is permitted on BHV properties (including Water Garden Farm).
Only BHV Wine is to be used on BHV properties (including Water Garden Farm).
With special permission from us, beer can be used at receptions. However, ONLY canned beer is permitted….NO GLASS beer bottles.
Music must be kept to normal sound levels.
Wedding receptions, etc. must end by 11 pm.
Children must, at all times, be controlled and supervised by their parents and/or guardians.
All State of Florida laws related to alcohol and alcohol consumption will apply at all Weddings, etc.
Due to insurance requirements……No open fires, fire pits, or burning of any sort is allowed on the properties. With supervision, candles may be used in the candle holders on the deck.
All parties must obtain an Events Liability policy. One web site that we use for the one-time policy is www.productioninsurance.com.
Only natural flowers & leaves can be used when dropped on the ground during ceremonies (silk or artificial flowers & petals are not bio-degradable when left on the ground, natural flowers & leaves are).
No smoking in any of the buildings (including the rental house) or porch areas on any of BHV properties. Smoking is only permitted outside away from the structures. All cigarette butts, etc., are to be picked up….ash trays are to be used outside.
One (1) night accommodations (double occupancy) is included in the wedding package…additional nights are based on the current rate of $85.00 per night. Rates are subject to change unless reservations are made at the time the wedding is booked.
There is a $200.00 clean-up fee, to be paid prior to the event that will be refunded if you clean up the property and return it in the same satisfactory condition as when you booked the event.
No pets are allowed on the properties at either BHV or Water Garden Farm.