• outdoor event space under wood beams and seagrass thatched roof set for dinner service
Shore Thing

Event Venues

It’s a Shore Thing

Three charming natural settings. Five alluring venues. One unrivaled Key West experience. You don’t need to be a shipwrecker to seek business or pleasure on our Island—there are more than a few reasons to host your next event at Barbary Beach House Key West. Close to the iconic architecture of Old Town and wild coasts of the Straits of Florida, you’ll land the perfect venue and more on our shores.

Table set for wedding dining with lantern centerpiece, glasses and gold flatware

Our Features & Services

  • 4,025 sq ft of Total Event Space
  • 1 Indoor Event Space
  • 3 Outdoor Event Spaces
  • 50-100 Max Capacity
  • Personal Event Coordinator
  • 184 Rooms
outdoor event space under wood beams and seagrass thatched roof set for dinner service

Parley Room

If you have to be inside while visiting Key West, you might as well surround yourself with oceanfront views and chic coastal design. With flexible space for up to 60 guests, our light-filled, Parley Room is an ideal setting for banquet celebrations, conferences, and boardroom-style presentations.

Balcony dining area with pergola and chandeliers at Drifters Cove, Barbary Beach House

Drifter’s Cove Veranda

Just off of the Drifter’s Cove Restaurant, our Old Key West-inspired veranda is the perfect outdoor space to host a cocktail reception for up to 100 or an elegant banquet dinner for 50 guests. Protected from the elements by partial roof and pergola, let views the native garden and lagoon-style pool below set the scene for your next celebration.

A view of Smathers Beach FL from the hotel

Smathers Beach

You don’t need to go to Mallory Square to catch an iconic Key West sunset. Let warm white sands and the turquoise Straits of Florida play background to your bohemian wedding ceremony or laid-back group beach volleyball match. With both seating and onsite recreation, it’s the ideal location for nature-lovers seeking to add an island-twist to their next event.

High tables with white floral arrangements and gold candle under a seagrass canopy


Intimate gatherings are our specialty. Adding to the bohemian hotel vibe of Barbary Beach House, our garden Courtyard provides a private venue to host a cocktail hour or mixer party amid the twinkling lights and swaying palms of our charming Key West resort. From standing tables to lounge seating, we can configure this dream space to fit your needs.

outdoor event space under seagrass canopy with romantic lighting under a full moon

The Shanty

The ultimate island-inspired venue. Whimsically tropical, The Shanty’s tiki hut-inspired layout comes complete with lawn games, hammocks, and enough space to host up to 80 revelers looking for an authentic Key West experience. With 1092 sq/ft and set amid our charming native garden, it’s the perfect place for small weddings, cocktail receptions, and corporate meet and greets.

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