Rusty Pelican Restaurant Announces Upcoming Open House for One-Stop Wedding Planning

Jan 06, 2010, 12:08 ET from Rusty Pelican Restaurant

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As engaged couples meticulously try to figure out details for their upcoming wedding, the Rusty Pelican Restaurant in Tampa announces its annual Open House event that will be showcasing the waterfront facility and its 26 years of experience in the banquet and catering industry. Whether in search of wedding ideas or Tampa's top wedding vendors, future brides and grooms are invited to attend the free event on Saturday, January 16th, from 10:00am-12:30pm.

Couples can virtually plan every aspect of their wedding in one location. The Rusty Pelican's sample spread of hors d'oeuvres and five private rooms will be on display while preferred vendors (disc jockeys, florists, photographers, and more) will be showcasing their products and services. Guests can view the venue, taste the food, and book various vendors all at once. The Rusty Pelican's catering professionals will be on hand throughout the event to answer any questions people may have.

"Our Open House is a very big deal and not to be missed by future brides," said Kimberly Boone, Director of Catering at the Rusty Pelican. "In fact, for events booked by January 31, 2010, we will waive our $650 gazebo charge. Couples pay only a nominal $100 for setup."

The icing on the (wedding) cake: admission to the Rusty Pelican Open House is absolutely free.

For more information, please contact The Rusty Pelican Catering Office at (813) 281-1943 or visit

About the Rusty Pelican

Featuring panoramic views, the Rusty Pelican Restaurant has maintained a landmark reputation in the Tampa Bay area for decades. The menu specializes in fresh seafood and prime steaks, and banquet rooms at the Rusty Pelican can accommodate intimate private events of 20 guests up to larger affairs of 250. Join the Rusty Pelican online at or follow on Twitter (@RustyTampa) and on Facebook (Rusty Pelican Restaurant Tampa).

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