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Legendary Hospitality
Since 1987

  • Corporate Events

  • Wedding Receptions

  • Galas & Fundraisers

  • Social Events

  • Celebration of Life

  • Bar & Bat Mitzvah

  • Birthday Parties

  • Retirement Parties

The Ora

At 30,000 square feet, The Ora is among the largest event venues in the region. Designed by the architecture firm FleischmannGarciaMaslowski, the venue has a 9,500-square-foot ballroom, making it one of the largest in the area! It can accommodate gatherings of up to 1,000 people.

Wine Cellar

This hip, urban wine store is Michael’s newest venue. Event planners embrace the Wine Cellar’s unique design inspired by a Soho loft shell and interior reminiscent of a Parisian street scene. Votive candles glitter throughout thousands of wines displayed ...

Selby Botanical

Michael’s on the Bay is Sarasota’s premier indoor event facility which was remodeled in the summer of 2016. The 4,800 square-foot venue has 80 feet of glass windows that provide unobstructed bay and sunset views. This comfortable space has a contemporary feel with ...


Bay Preserve is a waterfront oasis on Little Sarasota Bay protected by Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast. The preserve features a performance pavilion, a dock, a historic boathouse with a wildlife observation platform, the 1931 Burrows-Matson House and ...

Save Our Seabirds

Lisa H.

"Michael’s on East has been catering our annual fundraiser for the last 4 years. They offer an interesting and extensive menu and it is always prepared and presented beautifully. Every year, our guests comment on how delicious the food is. We greatly appreciate the attention to detail that Amy and the rest of the staff have provided."

Caitlyn & Ivan Wedding

Selby Gardens

"Our perfect wedding was only made possible through our amazing team of vendors led by Michael’s on East who coordinated the evening with an unmatched grace and professionalism. We were blown away with how seamless the service was, how perfectly plated...."


Hermitage Artist Retreat


"On behalf of everyone at the Hermitage, as well as our guests, I extend deepest thanks for the spectacular feast you provided for Artful Lobster 2019. Food - delicious and abundant, beverage - free-flowing, service - seamless. The whole day ran smoothly as always, and even Mother Nature chose to cooperate in the nick of time.

We are most grateful to all your staff at Michael's on East for a wonderful day. Please know how much we appreciate all that you do for the Hermitage."