Private Event Venues

No matter the size, Great Southern Events has the perfect spot for your special occasion.

All prices are per person •  Selections require a minimum of 20 guests •  Groups of 20 or more will select from our private event menu

Palafox House

Palafox House

Area: 2478 sq. ft.
Capacity: 125 (sit-down) / 175 (cocktail-style)

Housed in a historic 1912 building in the heart of downtown Pensacola, Palafox House is a wonderful example of early 20th-century architecture. Palafox House is available as a rental venue for all types of events; rehearsal dinners, corporate gatherings, bridal luncheons, holiday parties, birthday celebrations — the list is endless. Please view our preferred catering vendors here.

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Fish House Venues


Bait Shop

Area: 450 sq. ft.
Capacity: 20 (sit-down) / 35 (stand-up)

The Bait Shop is a private dining room located at the southern end of the Seville Harbor complex. The room is appointed with stylish antique furniture, offering a comfortable and prestigious place to hold meetings and special dinners for your company or for family occasions. Custom-built exotic Lyptus wood wine racks line the wall and create an atmosphere of a private wine cellar. A private lavatory is also available for guests using this room. The view is of the Deck Bar and Pensacola Bay.

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Atlas Oyster House Venues

Captain's Room

The Captain’s Room

Area: 500 sq. ft.
Capacity: 40 (sit-down) / 65 (stand-up)

The Captain’s Room is decorated with a classic nautical theme. A private lavatory is also available for guests using this room. The view is of the Seville Harbor, The Deck, and Pensacola Bay. In addition, the room features an aquarium and has audio visual capabilities including a television and projection system.

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Atlas Harbor View Deck

Harbor View Deck

Area: 3500 sq. ft.
Capacity: 75 (sit-down) / 125 (stand-up)

The Harbor View Deck, located outside of Atlas Oyster House, has beautiful views of Seville Harbor and Pensacola Bay. It also has steps that lead to Bartram Park, one of Pensacola’s best wedding locations. Many guests have their ceremony in the park and walk over to the Harbor View Deck for their reception.

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Atlas Complex

Capacity: Atlas Complex: 150 seated/ 225 cocktail style
Atlas Bar Room & Captain’s Room 60 seated/ 80 cocktail style

Atlas Oyster House is located at 600 South Barracks Street in downtown Pensacola. The Seville Harbour complex, where Atlas is located, overlooks beautiful Pensacola Bay. Inside and outdoor dining are both available and can accomodate larger groups up to 225 people.

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Jackson’s Steakhouse Venues


Governor’s Room

Area: 700 sq. ft.
Capacity: 50 (sit-down) / 65 (stand-up)

The private dining room, known as the Governor’s Room, is perfect for a more intimate evening or for audiovisual and guest-speaker programs. It seats up to 50 guests for dinner and accommodates up to 65 for a reception. The room overlooks historic Ferdinand Plaza in downtown Pensacola. In addition, the room features handcrafted lighting, a beautiful still life painting as well as the restaurants’ wine cellar.

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Five Sisters Blues Café Venues

The Courtyard

Area: 700 sq. ft.
Capacity: 48 (sit-down) / 60 (cocktail-style)

Five Sisters’ Courtyard is the perfect spot for eating and meeting outside with friends or colleagues. Reminiscent of a traditional New Orleans courtyard with an abundance of potted plants, iron furniture, ceiling fans and exposed brick it creates a relaxed, casual atmosphere – as if you were enjoying an event on the patio at your oldest friend’s house. Whether a meeting, birthday or retirement party, rehearsal dinner or informal  fish fry or barbecue, The Courtyard is a perfect choice for your next event.

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Angelena’s Venue

Garden Room

Area: 850 sq. ft.
50 (sit-down) / 75 (cocktail-style)

The Garden Room is perfect for any private event from a more intimate evening to a holiday cocktail party. The space is also equipped with an audio visual system for guest-speaker programs. The room features handcrafted lighting, beautiful original art by local artist,
Sarah Soule, as well as an extensive wine cellar.

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