With a newly remolded interior, this venue has the trifecta of affordable packages, amazing perks and the most accommodating staff. I sat down with Sara Hartlein, Catering Director for Heron Creek Golf & Country Club and was fully impressed and excited to feature them as a Venue of the Month!
How many years has Heron Creek been here in North Port:
The Clubhouse has been here for nearly 13 years.
What type of events can you have at Heron Creek:
Anniversary parties, baby showers, quinceanera's, charity events, chamber events, sweet 16's, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and weddings.
What are your ceremony options:
You can get married at the top of the golf course hill, down by the fountain, on the pool deck or out on the verandah. Each ceremony selection fee is $150.00 which includes breakdown.
What is the capacity for a reception here:
We can fit up to 150 in our main dining area. We also have an adjacent room that can open directly to the main dining and hold an additional 50 guest.
What is your deposit amount to reserve the room and date:
$500.00 is the deposit amount and the room rental rate for 4 hours that includes set up, break down, all standard white linens and a permanent dance floor.
What is the price range for your catering selections:
Our food and beverage packages can be customized with average plate ranges from $30-$45 with specialty plates ranging up to $80 a plate.
Do you have a cake cutting fee:
No additional fee to cut the cake
What are some of the rental items already included in your packages:
You get standard white linens, various colored napkins, all glassware, dinnerware and silverware. The use of our standard tables and chairs inside the clubhouse. Full use of the verandah. We have complimentary mirrors and votive candles to accent your decor. The dance floor is a permanent feature in the main dining area and can be covered if desired.
Perks & Benefits of Heron Creek:
We have gorgeous picturesque settings all throughout our property with complimentary use of the golf carts for your photos. We allow brides early access to the room the day before or morning of depending on availability. We also have the option to get ready in the conference room and the downstairs locker room for the bridal parties.
Tell me about your Chef:
Our award winning Chef Butch Thigpen has been with us for 7 years and has won numerous awards for his seafood mac and cheese, his creme brulee with mousse center, various entrees and desserts as well as his crab cake appetizer. It's to die for!
Do you offer any audio or visual equipment:
We have a projector, screen, microphones and plug ins available for rent. As well as a sound system throughout.
What are your bar options:
Couples can select from a cash bar, open bar or hosted/consumption bar.
Do you have a children's menu:
For children 10 and under we offer fun children's meals such as chicken tenders, hot dog or mac and cheese with a beverage included.
Tell me about some of your enhancement and extra touch options:
We offer meat carving stations, dessert stations, chocolate fountains, chocolate dipped strawberries, our specialty coffee station with tea & hot cocoa and embellishments such as rock candy sugar sticks, whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Ice sculptures, mock-tini bar, specialty table linens, decorations, and golf outings for wedding party members or guests are also available.
How can a couple reach you:
Location: 5301 Heron Creek Blvd, North Port, FL 34287
Thank you so much to Sara for the exclusive interview & tour. Call and book your wedding today!