AnElevated Experience

The Grand Ballroom
Go above and beyond for your next special event as you head to our fourth story. Birchwood’s Grand Ballroom creates a spectacular setting for your event. Through soaring windows or our spacious balcony, The Grand Ballroom at The Birchwood delivers enchanted views of Tampa Bay, Beach Drive, the downtown St. Petersburg skyline and the peaceful tree top dome of Straub Park.

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The ballroom itself is illuminated by rows of enormous chandeliers, shedding light unto an immaculate 4,000 square foot space. With a maximum capacity of 341 guests for cocktail receptions and 200 for a seated event with a dance floor, The Grand Ballroom is capable of hosting any type of event. From weddings to professional receptions, The Grand Ballroom at The Birchwood is sure to make your event memorable.



The Grand Ballroom
Built with events in mind, we added an inset bar that is built right into the room. Just another touch of added elegance to enhance the ambiance and thrill your guests.

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Full-ServiceEvent Kitchen

A full catering kitchen is also provided with the Grand Ballroom. This full-service kitchen is dedicated to providing the same quality food and service that you would receive from our restaurant, Birch & Vine. Dishes made of local, organic ingredients will be cooked and served fresh from the kitchen to provide the best experience for all guests. Fresh pastries and baked goods are also prepared in our catering kitchen. Expect a top notch culinary experience down to the croutons on your salad, which are served fresh and hot as they are taken from the oven and delivered to your table.


The Grand Ballroom is equipped with state-of-the-art A/V equipment including a ceiling-mounted projector for your convenience. Whether sharing a heartwarming slideshow to celebrate the union of two loved ones, or presenting a large presentation among fellow professionals, this event space is equipped to meet your audio/visual needs.

AdditionalPrivate Party Spaces

The Birchwood also offers two private rooms and a garden space that can be reserved for smaller events. Perfect for celebrating birthdays or anniversaries, these spaces are on the ground floor, among our restaurant, Birch & Vine. Enjoy your special occasion in one of two rooms with windows overlooking Beach Drive. These beautifully decorated spaces will surely set the scene for a wonderful time with family and friends. The garden is a partially covered space with open air to the outdoors above the walls of shrubbery. A waterfall and hanging strands of lights set the tone for this lovely secluded party space.

Chuck and Kathy Prather spared no expense to deliver luxury and elegance in the perfect setting to create unforgettable moments.


The Birchwood offers a variety of floor plans for your events and meetings. Whether you are hosting 8 or several hundred, we can help you find the perfect space to set the right tone for your gathering.
Click the links below to see our floor plans:


Grand Ballroom

First Floor

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