The Bryan Glazer Family JCC
The Bryan Glazer Family JCC is the perfect fusion of old and new, and the ideal combination of historic Tampa charm and contemporary, artistic design. The unique facility is committed to making your urban, whimsical wedding one to truly remember. Both Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy gave speeches in this historic building, and Elvis Presley even performed to packed audiences here. Nestled amongst Tampa's reputed cigar factories in the heart of west central Tampa, the Bryan Glazer JCC offers 11,000 square feet of space. The palatial event spaces at the JCC can be tailored to make your particular wedding vison successfully come to life.
The sophisticated tone of your wedding is immediately set upon walking into the striking Jeff and Penny Vinik Grand Entrance. With its lofty ceilings and expansive, floor to ceiling windows, the natural lighting in the foyer allows for the most flattering, highest quality wedding photographs. Large, high definition flat screen TVs line the Liebowitz Family Reception Hall to prominently feature your love story for your guests as they enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres before the reception. Fine art is tastefully displayed the throughout the facility, adding to the elegant ambience of your wedding.
The convenient, top grade commercial onsite kitchen will provide the freshest cuisine for you and your guests to enjoy at an elegant, delicious wedding dinner. During the cocktail hour, you can choose between four butler served hor d'oeuvres, in addition to a cheese and fruit platter. The guests will then dine on a gourmet buffet or a more formal seated dinner. Champagne and sparkling cider are included for a festive toast to you as a couple.
The Jeff & Penny Vinik Grand Entrance
Featuring high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows, the grand entry provides a striking, inviting welcome to your wedding. In addition to setting an elegant tone for the event, the flattering natural light in the space translates to the most vibrant, flattering wedding photographs.
The Liebowitz Family Reception Hall
Tastefully appointed flat screen TVs line the reception hall to display your selected pictures and tell your love story to your guests. This reception area is the ideal space to host your
wedding cocktail hour.
The Armory Ballroom
The Armory ballroom is almost 8,500 square feet and can be easily transformed into six smaller rooms. It has the ability to be broken down into six smaller spaces, depending on your specific desires for your special day.
Get Ready At J Place
The Bryan Glazer JCC has the perfect dedicated space to get dressed and prepared for your wedding. Complete with hardwood floors and a private restroom, J Place has plenty of space for your entire bridal party to get ready for the ceremony and reception.
The JCC provides a beautifully decorated wedding cake, along with all of the linens necessary to make the event stylish and vibrant. You won't worry about guest parking at the JCC, as there is a large on-site parking lot for your and your guests' convenience. The striking, fully reimagined, and custom designed JCC partners with many Tampa area hotels, which means you and your guests will be able to book with special room rates and complimentary event shuttles.
Wedding Preparations at the JCC
Many couples enjoy the peace of mind provided by the JCC's privacy and gated security. There are multiple designated rooms for the entire wedding party to use on the big day. Couples are also attracted to the fresh, gourmet cuisine available at the reception dinner due to the convenient, easily accessible on-site kitchen. The large, flexible event spaces at the JCC give you a plethora of options to make your wedding day dreams come to fruition.
The Mezrah Family Aquatic Center
In addition to the expansive indoor event space, you have the option to enjoy a portion of your party in the cabanas at the outdoor pools. The Bryan Glazer JCC hosts many large fundraisers in the pool area for an extra thrilling party atmosphere.
As well as completely unobstructed views for all guests, the Bryan Glazer Family JCC offers several different ballroom configurations as well as a flexible indoor ceremony location. You can book the JCC for your wedding day up to 1 year in advance. The possibilities are numerous for this space; the Armory Ballroom is approximately 8,500 square feet and can be transformed into six smaller rooms. The event spaces provide a blank canvas and the JCC's event team will show you all of the beautiful aesthetic options available to transform them into a spectacular, unforgettable wedding day.
522 N. Howard Ave, Tampa 33606