Miami Venues We Love: PALAPA

Looking for an authentic Miami venue for your next event?

Upper Buena Vista’s Palapa sets a different tone unlike anywhere else in Miami.

Upon entering the space, you’re greeted by a sprawling 100-year-old oak tree that is surrounded by a permanent seating area. As you walk further, you begin to feel the warm ambiance and notice Palapa’s unique design built by members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida using ancestral traditions and techniques.

Almost immediately, you realize you’ve just discovered Miami’s hidden gem.

There is 3500 square feet of covered space and 1500 square feet of open space all interlinked with elements of nature and culture. You’ll find a combination of bamboo trees, handcrafted tiles, natural stone finishes, and lush vegetation that charge the structure with energy.

Think Tulum meets Morocco.

With a capacity of 200 – 250 guests (standing) and 125 – 160 guests (seated), Palapa is an ideal venue to host weddings, social gatherings, corporate retreats, meetings, Art Basel parties, commitment ceremonies, and so much more. This is a unique Miami venue that welcomes it all.

This inspiring atmosphere allows you to create unforgettable experiences with the people that matter the most.

FINAL THOUGHTS: Why You Should Book Your Next Event at Palapa

The Bill Hansen team has proudly partnered with Palapa to redefine the event experience. We love this venue because there is nothing like it in Miami. Whether it’s a beautiful Bohemian wedding for free-spirited brides and grooms or a Polynesian-themed corporate retreat, this space offers endless opportunity for creativity and memorable moments for your next event, all in one space.

We offer a wide range of services that include vendor referrals, rehearsal coordination and execution, menu packages, and an on-site venue manager to help you and your planner keep everything running smoothly up to and including the day of your wedding or event.

We are currently booking events for the 2019-2020 season, so get in touch below and let’s start planning your next event!

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