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Venue Rentals

Historic Stranahan House is a beautiful, rustic, whimsical all outdoor venue perfect for a variety of special events and corporate functions. Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale along the New River just off Las Olas Boulevard. The museum is conveniently located near many hotels, the beach, the airport, and the seaport. Abundant parking is located just feet away as well as a Water Taxi launch site.
We can accommodate up to 200 guests and have room for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hour, and reception. Recently completed site improvements include lush gardens, an expanded River Patio, and new walkways. Future site improvements will include an expanded courtyard, event pavilion, and catering kitchen. 
Rental fees include sales tax and a refundable security deposit. Additional fees for security, additional rental hours, and special considerations may apply. A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve the event date. Nonprofit rates are available.

Site rentals include access to museum grounds for a private event with basic security and staffing and access to the museum interior for tours. Larger events may require additional security as required by the City of Fort Lauderdale. Local laws and noise ordinances must be followed.

Self-catered events are not allowed at the Historic Stranahan House Museum. All events must utilize a licensed and insured caterer. 

Pricing and preferred vendor lists available upon request.   

To reserve your special event, please contact:
Lindsay Hotte, Hospitality Coordinator
[email protected] or 954-524-4736

Site rental includes:

  • Five hours for a private event
  • Staff on-site for the full duration of the event
  • Access to the museum for tours
  • Basic security

Larger events may require additional security as required by the City of Fort Lauderdale. Local laws and noise ordinances must be followed.

Rental fees include a base site rental fee plus sales tax and a refundable security deposit. Additional fees for security, additional rental hours, and special considerations may apply. A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve the event date. Nonprofit rates are available.

Self-catered events are not allowed at the Historic Stranahan House Museum. All events must utilize a licensed and insured caterer. A list of preferred vendors will be provided to you to assist in your planning.

To reserve your special event, please contact:
Lindsay Hotte, Hospitality Coordinator
[email protected] or 954-524-4736

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