SCHOOLS - GALA FUND RAISERS
Stardust is the ideal venue for schools to host their Gala Fund Raising Banquets and Silent Auctions. With over 14,000 square feet on our "event floor", we can comfortably accommodate 850 seated guests, with a large stage for the presentation of awards or honors
Our Side Aisles afford a tremendous area for silent auctions, as well as a large glass enclosed area in which to tabulate the auction's earnings. All Caterers, design and valet services are always welcome.
PROMS AND HOMECOMINGS
Stardust Event Center is perhaps the most well known venue for Proms and Homecomings. Our 24,000 sq.ft. clearspan venue, with our state of the art lighting and surround sound system, and our 14,000 sq. ft. dance floor, will make your Prom or Homecoming memorable and be the "talk of the town" for many years to come!
Our on-site event planners will ensure that your event flows smoothly from beginning to end. Bring in your own food, or select your own caterer. Produce your own themed event, or utilize our design vendors.
The Sarasota Boxing Club's amateur boxing night at Stardust Event Center brought in almost 1,000 spectators, and is featured on our Testimonial Video. Other events include SRQ Roller Derby Bouts, and the Sarasota Artistic Skating Club's Competitive Meets.
Our flexible floor plan and enhanced lighting and surround sound system, will surely bring out the "excitement of the sport" for any event.
DANCES AND CELEBRATIONS
Stardust Event Center offers the greatest flexibility in space and design to help make your dance or celebration an enormous success.
Modular stages and platforms can be situated anywhere in our clearspan center, giving you the ultimate choice in where to place your DJ, group, band or orchestra. Our center features a 14,400 sq ft dance floor, and is one of the largest in Southwest Florida. Tables and Chairs, Food and Bar Service, Limousine and Bus Charter Services are all on-site.
Stardust Event Center can help your organization earn as much revenue as possible in a variety of ways.
You'll be amazed at our center's flexibility in design, space and creativity. Choose your own caterer and design service, or let us help you select one with our list of preferred vendors. Make an appointment with us today, and learn the many ways you can utilize our center for your fundraising needs.
TRADE SHOWS AND EXPOS
Stardust Event Center can accommodate up to (75) 8'x10' exhibition booths with lots of additional space for break-out rooms, buffet service or entertainment on our surrounding promenade.
Our center offers a convenient snack and concession area. If you prefer, our event planners can assist you in choosing a professional catering service ranging anywhere from haute cuisine to casual fare.
Beer and Wine Services are available on site.
CONCERTS AND SHOWS
Stardust Event Center is the perfect location for concerts and shows, accommodating up to 1,260 guests. We provide modular stages and platforms, state of the art lighting and sound equipment, design, production and technical assistance.
Our location is centrally located north of downtown Sarasota, and is convenient to both the Manatee and Sarasota county areas.
Stardust Event Center is one of the largest and most flexible venues for charity banquets. Our event floor can accommodate up to 800 seated dinner guests with additional space for buffet service, entertainment and auction tables on the surrounding promenade.
Our clearspan facility will enable your guests to have an unobstructed view at all times during your event.
Our event coordinators can assist you in planning your event, and help you choose a catering service.
Stardust Event Center is the ideal venue for large weddings and receptions. Our 14,400 sq. ft. event/dance floor can accommodate up to 800 seated dinner guests with ample space for your DJ, band or orchestra and plenty of room for dancing.
Our built in entertainment lighting, audio and visual systems will help to create and enhance the ambience to make your wedding reception spectacular.