The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art Saint Petersburg, Florida

Created to enrich the hearts and minds of St. Petersburg with the spirit of the Great American West, The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art is a brand-new premium event space designed to enthrall your guests with dynamic architecture, historical reverence, and one of the most enchanting collections of art that you will ever witness. Whether grand or intimate, business or personal, our Events Team will ensure that your vision is perfectly executed while surrounded by the sights and sounds of the of the Great American West.

Mirroring a true Western riverbed in a sandstone canyon, the 3,400 sq. ft. Arroyo is a captivating space featuring an imported sandstone interior and majestic bronze sculpture court. Conduct your ceremony in full sight and sound of our romantic 20’ waterfall establishing an unparalleled atmosphere for your wedding, then witness the excitement from your guests as they vie for a once in a lifetime photograph. Combine the Arroyo with the Canyon for an expansive experience that takes you from one canyon to another.

At 5,875 sq. ft., the Mesa Hall is our grandest and most versatile space mimicking the expansive nature of the American West terrain. Its blank slate allows guests to completely customize the room ensuring a unique and personalized event unlike any other. Divide the area into four separate spaces for staging intimate moments or several programs at once. Or rent it with the connected Arroyo for an experience your guests will never forget!

A warm and intimate space perfect for your next reception, the 2,820 sq. ft. Canyon features a carved antique saloon bar from 1800s San Francisco complete with a rogue bullet hole for that authentic Western experience. A Museum Shop-Café by day, at night the Canyon is transformed into an elegant bar or meeting space.

You might also like these nearby venues

Contact Info

150 Central Ave • Saint Petersburg, FL • 33701

Visit our website

Facebook page

Call us

Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 420 /

Mesa can seat 420 without anything else in the room. The Arroyo can accommodate 160-175 for a ceremony depending on the type of seating used.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Banquet Hall, Museum, Bar/Lounge, Auditorium

On-Site Cuisine Options: American, Continental, Kosher, Russian, Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, Spanish / Latin, Vegetarian, French, Child Menu, International / Other, Sunday Brunch, Indian, Use Your Own Caterer, Catering on site, Caribbean, Custom


Our event spaces are priced per space.

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Buffet Menu Available
  • Coat Check
  • Full Kitchen Access
  • Imported Beer
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Parking Lot
  • Premium Liquor
  • Prix Fixe Menu Option
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi Access