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Private Events

* Interested in hosting your socially distanced event in our courtyard?

           NOW BOOKING FOR 2022


A non-refundable deposit is due before booking date is confirmed. 

 If interested in hosting a private event at our venue please inquire below and we will get back to you as soon as possible if your date is available.   

Please note, due to our specialty décor any outside decorations must be approved by staff before rental. 

Rental Fees


We would love to host your special event at a discounted cost to you.                        

Inquire below about our SPECIAL PRICING for your non profit. 

Current Rental Specials

Holiday Photo Shoots: $50/hr for professional photographers

Includes full use of courtyard and decor to have the perfect backdrop for holiday photos. 

 Professionals Happy Hour- Private

$500 includes 3 hours Mon-Wed ONLY (.5 hr set up, 2 hour event, .5 hr clean up)
This includes the grounds and bar only (alcohol not included)
Beignets and food truck may be added but are at regular cost.

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Facility Costs and Rental Fees

Facility Costs:

Main Grounds – Monday through Thursday          

 $500 per hour (3 hours minimum)

 Friday Rental -$4000 full day ( 8 hours) $2000 half day (4 hours)

 Saturday Rental- $7000 full day (8 hours) $3500 half day (4 hours)

 Sunday Rental- $3000 full day (6 hours) $1500 half day (3 hours)

Included: Access to both our air-conditioned interior and outdoor courtyard and restaurant area

 Access to our PA system, surround sound, and microphone

 All furnishings indoor and outdoor

 Trash Removal and sanitation of area prior to and after your event

**A deposit of 20% of total cost of rental must be paid before confirmation of date booking. This deposit is non-refundable in the event of cancellation regardless of circumstances. **


Please note, on private rentals of services a 15% gratuity will be included on your invoice. 

 BAR $100/hour,3-hour minimum, alcohol not included.  

 BEIGNETS $200 / HOUR, 3-hour minimum, 10 beignet orders included per hour 



On site catering is available from one of our vending partners. 

Visit for catering information.

Off- site catering is available for full private rentals ONLY!

 No outside food or drink is allowed during public hours or semi - private rentals.

  • Bar Calexico

    This indoor area features a BRAND NEW STAGE,a private bar and bathroom for an event up to 60 persons. May be rented privately Monday- Thursday or semi-privately during business hours. 

    $300 per hour rental fee for bar area only Mon- Thurs.  Minimum 2 hour rental. 

    $500 per hour rental fee for bar area only Friday-Sunday. Minimum 2 hour rental


    Capacity: 60

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    The OG

    This tiled, semi shaded outdoor space may be rented during business hours for a party of up to 40 persons. Perfect for a baby shower, small cocktail hour, or family event. 

    Cost is $75 per hour during business hours for space only. 

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    Blue Pagoda

    For smaller parties this area gives a beautiful option for up to 10 persons in our courtyard. A perfect setting for a relaxing time with friends. 

    May be rented for $10 per hour Fridays - Sundays during business hours. Bookings must occur a minimum of 2 weeks before event. 

    Capacity: 8-10

  • Main Grounds

    The Poor Porker is a retro oasis in the heart of downtown Lakeland. In addition to serving mouthwatering beignets and savory food  to the public every weekend, we also offer our space for private and semi-private events. The space can be rented as a blank canvas or we can open up any combination of our beignet booth, food truck, and bar to meet your desires. We have an air-conditioned interior bar and seating area, as well as a spacious outdoor space with a variety of themes and seating arrangements.

    $500 per hour Monday- Thursday (3 hour minimum)


    Capacity: Interior Only: 60 people | Interior & Outside Cocktail Style: 150 people