Questions Answered About Pricing & Other Stuff

Day-of Wedding Package

Monday - Thursday $6800
Friday or Sunday $7800
Saturday $8900

  • All day venue access (8 am – 10 pm)
  • Day of Wedding Coordinator (starting 30 days prior to wedding)
  • Bridal suite and Bridal salon
  • Groomsmen Loft (Poker Table, mini fridge, arcade game)
  • Restrooms, ADA compliant and equipped with baby changing tables
  • Food-prep area for licensed and insured caterers
  • Multiple ceremony sites to choose from
  • 20- Farmhouse Tables (up to 200 person accommodation)
  • Cake table
  • Round or Oval sweetheart table
  • 200 wooden cross-back reception chairs
  • 200 white ceremony chairs
  • Bar area with bar stools and 3 high-top tables
  • Patio area with games (Corn hole, Jenga)
  • Protea Staff throughout the entire day
  • Designated Ceremony chair setup
  • Designated Reception table and chair setup
  • Ice machines
  • Use of venue for engagement photo shoot (Monday-Thursday)
  • AC/ Heat
  • Ample parking space as well as handicap parking
  • Stretch golf carts to usher guests to and from parking
  • Décor available at additional charge
  • Ceremony rehearsal

Protea's All-Inclusive Package

Our All-Inclusive Package is fully personalized to fit your needs. Choose from our list of preferred vendors: DJ, Photographer, Videographer, Cake Baker, Florist, Caterer, Hair and Makeup Artist, Bartenders, Wedding Officiant. All this, plus decor, dinnerware, and linen all included and organized by your full time wedding planner and coordinator.

$41,350

  • All day venue access (8 am – 10 pm)
  • Day of Wedding Coordinator (starting 30 days prior to wedding)
  • Bridal suite and Bridal salon
  • Groomsmen Loft (Poker Table, mini fridge, arcade game)
  • Restrooms, ADA compliant and equipped with baby changing tables
  • Food-prep area for licensed and insured caterers
  • Multiple ceremony sites to choose from
  • 20- Farmhouse Tables (up to 200 person accommodation)
  • Cake table
  • Round or Oval sweetheart table
  • 200 wooden cross-back reception chairs
  • 200 white ceremony chairs
  • Bar area with bar stools and 3 high-top tables
  • Patio area with games (Corn hole, Jenga)
  • Protea Staff throughout the entire day
  • Designated Ceremony chair setup
  • Designated Reception table and chair setup
  • Ice machines
  • Use of venue for engagement photo shoot (Monday-Thursday)
  • AC/ Heat
  • Ample parking space as well as handicap parking
  • Stretch golf carts to usher guests to and from parking
  • Décor available at additional charge
  • Ceremony rehearsal

Special Events Package

Perfect for office parties, baby showers, family reunions, birthday celebrations, and more.

Up to 3 hours: $2000 plus $100 cleaning fee
4 or more hours: $3200 plus $100 cleaning fee

  • 20- Farmhouse Tables (up to 200 person accommodation)
  • 200 wooden cross-back reception chairs
  • Cake table
  • Patio Bar supplied with fridge, ice machine, wine cooler, and sink
  • 10 bar stools
  • 3 high-top cocktail tables
  • Yard games (Corn hole, Jenga)
  • Caterer's Food-prep kitchen including food warmers, commercial fridge and ample prep space. For approved food caterers only
  • Protea Staff throughout the event
  • Restrooms, ADA compliant and equipped with baby changing tables
Deposit of 50% is required with signed contract, with balance due 2 weeks prior to event date. All event times must end by 10pm to comply with Marion County Sound Ordinances. One hour for setup is free. Each additional hour is $300.

 

FAQs

The maximum occupancy for a celebration at Protea Weddings & Events is 200 people.

Come see us at:
12088 South Hwy 475
Ocala, FL 34480

Rectangular, farm-style tables along with chairs are included in Protea’s reception hall to accommodate up to 200 guests. The ceremony chairs are provided, as well. This way, the Protea team can properly set up the chairs at the designated ceremony site correctly. 

The DJ will have to provide the sound system, although the venue will be set up to accommodate the electric needed.

Yes. There are plenty of parking spaces to accommodate your guests.

Yes! There are three hotels within a five-minute drive from Protea. Sleep Inn and Suites, Microtel Inn and Suites, and Hampton Inn and Suites.

We would love for you to use our preferred vendors as we feel they are the best for the barn, but its not required. Please have your caterers, if not offered through Protea, contact us to discuss requirements.

For the safety of our historic barn, animals, and guests, candles, flames, meat smokers, grills, fireworks, or guns, confetti, glitter, or loose fake flower petals (outside), will NOT be allowed on premises. Smoking is prohibited in or near the venue.

We encourage you to decorate as you wish but ask that you refrain from using staples, glue, nails, etc. that will leave marks or damage our historic beams.

Yes! We want you and your guests to be completely comfortable during your event. So we have men’s and women’s facilities located right inside the venue, and an outdoor restroom on the patio as well.

Yes! Events can be held year round. The comfort of all venue visitors is our top priority!

On the day of your event, you will have access to the venue from 8 am to 11 pm. Unfortunately due to county regulations, music must be shut down by 10 pm. The venue must be cleaned and all personal items and decor removed and/or picked up by 11 pm.

We understand that you might want to have your sweet fur babies be apart of your special day. We are absolutely a dog-friendly facility!

Antique table decor and other venue decor will be available for rent, for both inside and outside uses.