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Private Events

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

We are NOW taking outdoor event bookings for Fall 2020 for up to 50 people.

If interested in hosting a private event please inquire below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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

Rental Fees

Current Rental Specials

Outdoor Courtyard Booking- Private

Host your socially distanced event in our courtyard!

We have dates available through 2020 for your private event from baby showers to small weddings. Discounted rates available. 

 Professionals Happy Hour- Private

$500 includes 3 hours Mon-Wed (.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 fees

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Facility Costs and Rental Fees

Facility Costs:

Main Grounds – Monday through Thursday          

 $500 per hour (3 hours minimum)

 Friday Rental - $5000 full day (8 hours) $2500 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 lot and restaurant area

 Access to our PA system

 All furnishing indoor and outdoor

 Trash Removal 

**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 

 TACOS $200 / HOUR, 3-hour minimum, 10 tacos included per hour 



  • Bar Calexico

    This indoor area features 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. Minimum 2 hour rental. 

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    The Ruins

    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