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Weddings At The Betsy

One of Brides Magazine’s 10 Best Beach Wedding Venues in Miami, The Betsy excels at stylish, sophisticated weddings distinguished by vintage glamour, timeless elegance, and an inclusive spirit. Whether you’re planning an intimate ceremony, a lavish reception with a touch of South Beach glam, or a dream destination wedding, our beachside haven offers unique indoor and outdoor venues, culinary excellence by renowned Chef Laurent Tourondel and his team, and event specialists who are there for you every step of the way. Magical from beginning to end – that’s our promise.

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Wedding Collections

Magical from beginning to end – that’s our promise. At The Betsy, we share your vision for a stylish, sophisticated wedding that’s been designed just for you. We've already done some of the planning for you, browse our Wedding Collections to start imagining your dream wedding.

Catering

Catering

Whether it is your rehearsal dinner, welcome reception, or farewell brunch, our menus – conceived and crafted by Chef Tourondel and his team – celebrate international flavors and culinary traditions while lavishing attention on every kind of palate. 

Wedding Bouquets

Meet Our Wedding Planner

At The Betsy, we look forward to designing a stylish South Beach wedding just for you. We’ll attend to every detail, so you can relax and enjoy one of life’s most memorable events.

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Wedding FAQ

Can we have our ceremony on property or on the beach?

Yes! There is a fee of $1500 plus 7% tax and 23% service charge for ceremonies on property. This includes set up, your choice of ceremony chairs, a table for the officiant, microphone, speaker and audio visual technician. The beach is public property and a proper permit must be secured through the City of Miami Beach. Your Event Specialist can assist with the rental of white folding chairs on the beach for your ceremony and a small round table for your officiant. You are responsible for any additional decor. No electrical equipment is allowed per the City of Miami Beach. 
 

Do you include any decor?

We can assist in arranging décor at an additional cost or your Event Specialist can provide a list of preferred vendors. Should you choose to make these arrangements yourself, kindly supply us with a list of your vendors so that we may assist them in servicing your needs. All vendors must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance listing The Betsy as additionally insured 
 

Are there any venue fees?

Our wedding packages include all venue fees. If we are customizing a proposal for you, a venue fee will apply. 
 

What happens in case of rain?

In case of inclement weather, an indoor option is discussed in advance or tenting can be coordinated through the Catering Department. For tenting, a 50% non-refundable deposit is required. The final weather call must be made 4 hours before the event start time, depending on the extent of setup needed. 

Do we need a wedding planner?

Yes, a wedding planner/coordinator is required to handle all weddings booked at The Betsy-South Beach. This person will serve as the on-site contact and personal liaison between you, all vendors, and the hotel staff. The catering department has a list of preferred planners or you may choose your own. Planners must provide a Certificate of Liability. 

Can we bring in our own music?

Full surround sound is available in all venues should you wish to plug in your own playlist. The device with your playlist must be provided. The Betsy-South Beach has an extensive list of Musicians and DJs that can be arranged by the Catering Department. All vendors must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance listing The Betsy as additionally insured. *All music is subject to the Noise Ordinances of The City of Miami Beach 1440 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139 I 305.531.6100 I [email protected] I www.thebetsyhotel.com 
 

Can we bring in our own food or alcohol?

LT Steak & Seafood caters all events at The Betsy-South Beach. We do not allow outside food and beverage to be served. Menus can be customized as requested and special dietary needs such as allergies, vegan, gluten-free, and kosher is handled through the Catering Department. All beverages must be purchased through the Hotel unless a corkage charge has been pre-arranged through the Catering Department. All Federal, State and Local Laws with regard to food & beverage purchases and consumption are strictly adhered to and enforced. 
 

What is the charge for children?

Meals for children under 12 years of age are available at 50% the menu price. We can also arrange for a special children’s menu. 
 

When is the deposit and final payment due?

The first deposit of 25% is due upon signing. The remaining balance is due one week prior to the event date along with the final guest count. A payment schedule can be created with your Events Specialist should you want to make payments on a monthly basis. 
 

What are the noise restrictions?

All outdoor events with music must end by 11pm to comply with the City of Miami Beach Noise Ordinance. Events can move indoors to continue the festivities as the noise and volume are confined. 
 

How much is parking?

Valet parking is available at a rate of $20 per car during the day and $43 per car for overnight. The charges may be applied to your master account or your guests may be responsible for their own parking charges. If you wish to cover valet parking for vendors, advance notice must be provided to the Catering department. The Betsy-South Beach is not responsible for vendor parking. 
 

When can we schedule the rehearsal?

The hotel will confirm the date and time for the rehearsal one (1) week prior to the wedding. Requests for a specific date and time can be made but the hotel reserves the right to book the space for another event. 

Do you offer special rates for guests that want to stay at the hotel?

Yes, we’d be honored to host a block of rooms for your guests! Our Group Sales Manager can connect with you to establish a discounted group rate valid up to 60 days prior to arrival. Any rooms requested thereafter will be taken based on availability. Guests will be able to call the hotel directly and reference the wedding name to reserve and guarantee their rooms. 
 

Does the couple get a guest room?

A complimentary suite upgrade is provided to the couple for the duration of their stay when booking a Classic King Room. Events with 50 guests or more receive a complimentary suite for the evening of the event.