EXPERIENCE DOWNTOWN TALLAHASSEE’S AFFORDABLE LUXURY
Boutique hotel in a historic building with 117 loft-inspired guest rooms, more than 6,000 square feet of innovative event space and home of Level 8 Lounge, LeRoc, and Shula’s 347 Grill. Beautiful views of downtown and midtown Tallahassee. Earn Marriott Bonvoy points for events.
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The Sky’s the Limit in Tallahassee
With an abundance of natural beauty, contemporary style blended with Southern hospitality, award-winning local restaurants and craft breweries along with an impressive range of complimentary services, Tallahassee represents an exceptional choice for your next meeting or event.
Conveniently located in Florida’s Panhandle, our year-round mild temperatures and abundance of group activities are just some of the reasons why planners and attendees love coming to Tallahassee and say #iHeartTally!
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The new AC Hotel by Marriott and the Parkview at Cascades event space overlooks the lights and excitement of downtown Tallahassee’s newest entertainment district at Cascades Park.
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The Visit Tallahassee team helps make your event a success — whether it’s a meeting from 15 to 1,500 — by oﬀering a variety of complimentary services ranging from navigating hotel options and coordinating team-building activities to ﬁnding group dining venues, after-hours entertainment or the latest in technology enhancements. Our staﬀ of local experts has long-term, in-market relationships and oﬀers a comprehensive, multifaceted view of Tallahassee, tailored to the needs of your group.
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VISIT TALLAHASSEE PROFESSIONAL STAFF
• Serves as your liaison with the local hospitality industry
• Prepares and distributes customized requests for proposals on your behalf
• Coordinates site visits and area tours
• Provides expertise and assistance with lodging and venue selection
• Assists with citywide event planning, including oﬀ-site venues and selection of activities
• Oﬀers recommendations and/or personalized itineraries for delegates and their travel companions
• Provides complimentary welcome bags and visitor information for all groups
THE Entertainment Districts OF TALLAHASSEE
Each one of Tallahassee’s entertainment districts possess its own unique charm and independent spirit while o ering seemingly endless dining, shopping and cultural experiences.
From historic neighborhoods with a bohemian air to impeccably curated boutiques and restaurants serving up some of the best culinary fare in town, these thriving districts are a gathering place for stylish locals and visitors to explore on foot.
Energetic, youthful, hip and exciting — in a word FUN! College students, alumni and locals come here to eat, drink and shop.
Madison Social gastropub serves up new-American small plates and sandwiches in a modern loft-style space with an expansive outdoor patio and private dining rooms. Vale Food Co.’s healthy poke and acai bowls are favorites of those seeking vegetarian options, while Coosh’s brings the avors of Cajun favorites, like craw sh etou ee, jambalaya and red beans and rice.
At the center of CollegeTown is Hotel Indigo with over 2,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site restaurant and stunning views of Florida State University.
Eclectic, artistic, diverse and funky — in the best possible way. Hunt for vintage nds at The Other Side Vintage and Curio Vintage and Uncommon Goods that are sure to inspire your inner bohemian. Refuel with a bite at Crum Box Gastgarden, a train caboose turned artisanal lunch spot. Railroad Square and Gaines Street come alive on the First Friday of every month at Railroad Square Art District with live music, theater performances, art exhibits and food trucks.
Multiple hotels with meeting space call this district home including the Hyatt House, Hampton Inn & Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott.
A perfect blend of upscale shopping, classic dining and natural beauty. Located at Exit 203 on I-10, this district is the rst glimpse of Tallahassee for many visitors. Boutique shopping is plentiful, and Hearth & Soul on Market Street is a beautifully curated shop featuring unique items for the mind, body and home.
Group dining options abound in the Market District, such as the upscale cuisine at Sage to the lively Momo’s Pizza and Island Wing Company
Multiple select service hotel properties with meeting space call this district home, including Springhill Suites by Marriott, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express and Hilton Garden Inn.
The newest hot spot for visitors is found on the northeast side of Tallahassee. Less than 10 miles from the Georgia state line, this district is full of unique shops and a variety of dining experiences.
Dao and Blu Halo o er signature drinks and exquisite cuisine for the perfect business dinner. The Southern Pines o ers a unique spin on a modern general goods store for men featuring handcrafted candles, bold fashions and home goods suited for the discerning gentleman.
When it’s time to play, your group will have hours of fun at Hangar 38, o ering bowling, video games, pinball, a full bar and dining menu.
THE Entertainment Districts OF TALLAHASSEE
The heart of the city beats with live music, craft beers and dining options for every palate. Ology Brewing and Liberty are hot spots for happy hour. Dining options range from new-Southern at Table 23, inventive Asian fusion at Izzy’s Pub & Sushi and local favorite Kool Beanz Café
Hotel Duval sets the standard for hosting groups and events with 5,500 square feet of event space, and the Level 8 rooftop lounge o ers unforgettable views of Tallahassee.
Downtown Tallahassee is where history and politics go hand in hand. Witness government in action alongside museums and signi cant civil rights markers. Hobnob with politicians and host your group dining at the iconic Andrew’s Downtown on Adams Street, or indulge among in uential decision-makers at Il Lusso, Savour or Rootstock
No trip would be complete without a stroll through Cascades Park, which o ers walking paths that weave around fountains, owers and historic markers. Make your way to Tallahassee’s evolving Southside District, including a stop for a drink at Happy Motoring, or spend a lively happy hour at our largest brewery, Proof, featuring an expansive beer garden and private event space.
Cap o your evening with the best views of the city from Eve on Adams lounge, located on the rooftop of the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.
THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR ALL OCCASIONS
Modern Classic Sophistication. Incredible Service.
In the heart of our city, a new experience awaits. DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Tallahassee is revitalized with a brilliant new transformation. We celebrate the individuality of each guest, serving you with exquisite service and comfort. Our convenient central location, numerous dining and entertainment options within walking distance and well-appointed guest rooms make the DoubleTree by Hilton the premier choice for events in Tallahassee. Enjoy the attention to detail you’ve come to expect in a hotel that redefines excellence in hospitality.
2 Blocks from the Capitol | 242 Well-Appointed Guest Rooms 10,000 Sq. Ft. of Flexible Event Space | High-Speed Wi-Fi Available Throughout Property Hilton HHonors Rewards Points
Transportation AND Tours
Getting attendees to and from multiple event locations is no problem in Tallahassee. Whether by motorcoach, limousine, shuttle bus, golf cart or pedicab, there are seemingly limitless transportation and tour options for your group.
Transportation and Tour Operators
• Astro Travel & Tours
• Mike’s Limousine
• Pro Limo Tallahassee
• Guided Tours in Florida’s Capital and the Forgotten Coast
• Tallahassee Helicopters
• Tallahassee Segway Tours
• Harry Smith Outdoors
• Capital City Pedicabs
Find recommended self-guided tours at VisitTallahassee.com giving visitors the opportunity to experience and appreciate Tallahassee’s outdoor public art, history and heritage. Whether you like fun and funky, or historic and thought-provoking, there is a tour perfect for you in Tallahassee.
The museum is packed with more than 160 exceptional automobiles dating from 1894–2018, motorcycles, Batmobiles, the finest collection of Steinway pianos in the world (according to Steinway), Case knives, brass cash registers, sports memorabilia, pedal cars, antique boats, motors and much more! In addition to the museum, we are the largest locally owned banquet and conference center in Tallahassee.
Deli Sandwiches, Box Lunches, Salads & More! Catering Available! Free Wi-Fi. Fresh baked cookies. We serve breakfast and we deliver! Online ordering available.
Decades of Experience
As Tallahassee’s largest and finest caterer, our decades of experience mean you get the benefit of a professionally managed event that will exceed your expectations, every time. We’re proud of our history of working within our client’s budgets to create memories for a lifetime. From intimate gatherings to show-stopping events, our full-time event planners and service staff will guide you every step of the way, to help bring your vision to life.
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Seasons of Tallahassee
Near perfect spring weather ushers in fresh blooms that pair with outdoor events and festivals most weekends. Take in the awe-inspiring beauty of a city in full bloom with azaleas awakening to display a full spectrum of color and ﬂoral aromas.
Avg. Temp (Mar–May) LOW 54 – HIGH 80
There’s nothing like a dip in a crystal-clear spring or river to cool oﬀ from the summer heat. Sun worshipers love our proximity to nearby Gulf beaches, while families take the opportunity to explore fascinating museums and art galleries with the kids.
Avg. Temp (June–Aug) LOW 71 – HIGH 92
Fall brings a renewed energy with the arrival of new students as well as action-packed weekends and stunning weather. Enjoy the roar of the crowd at FSU and FAMU football games, tailgate with your friends and family, get outside to explore a new trail and witness the leaves change colors painting the landscape with shades of red, gold and orange.
Avg. Temp (Sept–Nov) LOW 58 – HIGH 83
Tallahassee experiences winter! Bring a jacket as winter is a welcome change of seasons that brings a chill to the air. Bundle up and enjoy the crisp mornings and cool evenings. While not common, Tallahassee has even seen snowfall in recent years!
Avg. Temp (Dec–Feb) LOW 41 – HIGH 66
Four Ways to Meet in Tallahassee
START YOUR DAY
Start or end your day in the heart of downtown at La Florida Co ee & Wine. Enjoy freshly baked goods paired with locally roasted coﬀee or light bites and a glass of wine sourced from family-owned vineyards.
SEE & BE SEEN
A Tallahassee institution for over 40 years, Andrew’s Downtown is the perfect place for a business lunch with al fresco dining allowing you to see and be seen.
DINING AT ITS FINEST
Seal the deal with an exquisite meal at Il Lusso Handmade pastas, prime steaks and an extensive wine list are sure to impress. Private dining available.
“LEED” BY EXAMPLE
The Four Points by Sheraton Downtown is Tallahassee’s premier LEED certiﬁed green hotel featuring solar power, energyeﬃcient rooms and electric vehicle charging stations.
ON A MISSION
PAST & PRESENT
Transport back to 1703 with a visit to Mission San Luis, a living-history site depicting a community where Apalachee Indians and newcomers from Spain lived together. The museum’s banquet space accommodates up to 500 people.
Located in the heart of CollegeTown, just steps from the city’s music, food, art and fashion scene, Hotel Indigo Tallahassee is decorated to reﬂect Tallahassee’s fascinating history as a railroad town.
TAKE IT OUTDOORS
Tallahassee is known for having over 700 miles of hiking, biking and paddling trails … take your group outside for a challenging ride or relaxing paddle on crystal-clear waters.
Skilled coﬀee roasters and expert baristas can be found at Lucky Goat Co ee. Order a Tallyccino to kick your day into high gear.
Carefully crafted, AC Hotel
Tallahassee is Tallahassee’s newest full-service hotel. Located in Cascades Park, check out some of the city’s best views while sipping handcrafted cocktails and noshing on locally sourced American fusion cuisine at the hotel’s rooftop bar Charlie Park.
The menu at Kool Beanz Café is as varied as the colors on the walls, changing daily based on available local produce from nearby farms and seafood fresh from the Gulf of Mexico. Group dining is available.
STAY IN THE SHADOW OF THE CAPITOL
Located just two blocks from the Capitol, the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel is in the heart of government activities and within easy walking distance to ﬁne dining restaurants and meeting venues.
SUSTAINABLE AND DELICIOUS
Okra, rainbow quinoa and scarlet kale grow in-house at Backwoods Crossing, the only “farm-to-table” restaurant of its kind in Florida. With a family-friendly atmosphere, Southern ﬂair and outside seating surrounded by ﬂowers, customers will feel right at home. Group dining is available.
DRESS TO IMPRESS
Nic’s Toggery has provided the ﬁnest menswear since 1950. Listed as one of Esquire Magazine’s Top 100 men’s stores, this family-run haberdashery will ensure you look your best.
RED IS GREEN
Local roasters Red Eye Co ee are committed to fair trade coﬀee, ecofriendly growers and community philanthropy … not to mention one of the best chai lattes in Tallahassee.
Getting Here is Easy
Whether you are visiting Tallahassee for the ﬁrst time or making a return trip, Florida’s Capital City is a short drive or ﬂight from major destinations throughout the Southeast.
Originally the powerplant for Tallahassee, explore regional cuisine at The Edison. Paired with gorgeous original exposed brick walls and the picturesque backdrop of Cascades Park, this is a favorite for groups of up to 150.
Showcasing one of the most extensive and important exhibitions of African American artifacts is the Meek-Eaton Black Archives on the campus of Florida A&M University. Opened in 1908, the center is one of the largest repositories relating to African American history and culture in the Southeast.
Railroad Square Craft House is located within the Art District and has the largest outdoor dining experience that Tallahassee has to oﬀer with nearly 10,000 square feet. Enjoy craft beer, craft wine, craft cocktails and pair them with tasty pub grub options.
RAILROAD SQUARE ART DISTRICT
Spend some free time drifting from store to store and gallery to gallery at Railroad Square Art District. Featuring over 70 diﬀerent galleries, studios, vintage shops and cafés, there’s no shortage of funky ﬁnds here.
Located just 25 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico and 14 miles south of Georgia, Tallahassee is situated in the Florida Panhandle with convenient access provided by four major highways: I-10, U.S. 27, U.S. 319 and U.S. 90.
Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) is served by three major airlines (American, Delta and Silver) providing daily direct ﬂights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Washington D.C.
Meeting Venue Directory
26 Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Grand Ballroom 925 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 32307 (850) 561-2580 | StudentActivities.FAMU.edu
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Exclusive Caterer
27 Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Lee Hall Auditorium 1628 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 32307 (850) 561-2649 | StudentActivities.FAMU.edu
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V
28 Florida State University Alumni Center 1030 W. Tennessee St., 32306 (850) 644-2767 | Alumni.FSU.edu
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Exclusive Caterer
29 Florida State University Askew Student Life Theater 942 Learning Way, 32306 (850) 644-0034 | Union.FSU.edu/GuestServices (General Meetings) Movies.FSU.edu (Theater Use)
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Exclusive Caterer
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Catering Capers makes planning your corporate gathering in Tallahassee easy for you. We ensure every event is a total success by paying attention to the smallest details and caring about the people we serve. Our personal approach is to make your event flawless and memorable by offering exquisite and delicious food and providing prompt, professional services through our well-trained staff.
A Taﬆ e of Tallahassee
Blending traditional Southern cuisine and modern eateries with fresh, farm-to-table fare and craft breweries, Tallahassee is a true epicurean experience. With ﬂavors as unique as the chefs that create them, satisfy your palate at any of our mouth-watering restaurants or bars.
Andrew’s Downtown has been serving meals in the shadow of the Capitol for nearly 50 years. Politicians, visitors and locals alike gather for happy hour and a meal on the patio under the shade of a stately magnolia tree or in the private dining room with seating up to 120.
Other Tallahassee Staples: Kool Beanz Café, Georgio's, Hopkins’ Eatery
Black-owned restaurants are an essential part of Tallahassee cuisine and culture. Whether you’re craving Southern-style cooking, fresh seafood or something sweet, Tallahassee has a wide selection of restaurants to satisfy your appetite.
For over 30 years, Earley’s Kitchen has been dishing up good ol’ Southern country cooking for breakfast and lunch while Rattlers and Southern food lovers alike, including then-Vice President Joe Biden, visit Olean’s Café for some of the best soul food in the South.
Other Black-Owned Dining: Leola’s Crab Shack, Gurlie’s Lemonade and Sweets, Mo-Betta BBQ, Pineappétit
Proof Brewing Co. is one of the city’s most beloved local watering holes where guests can enjoy a modern yet intimate tasting room, expansive beer garden, covered patio, private events room and award-winning craft beer. Group brewery tours available.
Other Hopping Breweries: Oyster City Brewing Co., Deep Brewing, Ology, Lake Tribe and Fool’s Fire Brewing
From the award-winning BLT Dip to a Hot Totty and the Madison Mule, Madison Social menus feature unique twists on classic pub fare. Located in the heart of CollegeTown, this spot is a must for students, alumni and anyone that loves great food and good times. Expansive indoor and outdoor seating and a private event room make Madison Social a favorite for meeting planners.
Other College Favorites: Township, Gordo’s, Olean’s Cafe
Whether you’re planning an event for 5 or 500, catering can make or break your event. Black Fig Catering is here to make your event memorable using carefully curated menus and exquisite event management that take all the stress o you.
Other Capital Caterers: Social Catering, Andrew’s Catering, Catering Capers
Il Lusso brings a sophisticated metropolitan feel to the downtown Tallahassee dining scene. Handcrafted pasta and prime steaks, paired with locally sourced ingredients set the stage for an exquisite culinary experience. Private dining room available.
Other Luxurious Dining: Savour, Sage, Mimi’s Table, Lucilla, Food Glorious Food
FARM TO TABLE
Backwoods Crossing takes farm-to-table to the next level by sourcing local fruits, veggies, meats, seafood and wine from local producers and growing their own! What began as a few raised beds in the front lawn to supply the restaurant with fresh herbs has morphed into a full- edged 3½ acre farmette supplying fresh produce all year-round. Their private dining room accommodates up to 40 guests.
CURATORS OF CAPITAL CITY CUISINE
Tallahassee Foodies is the essential source for the inside scoop on local restaurants, food trucks, bars and breweries. This dedicated group of food lovers is an outstanding resource to help you decide where to dine on your next trip to the Capital City.
TALLAHASSEE MAGAZINE’S TALLAHASSEE
Awarded Best of Tallahassee 2021
BEST OUTDOOR & BEST SOUTHERN CUISINE
BEST BAR (TIE)
Liberty Bar & Restaurant and OverUnder Bar + Lounge
Proof Brewing Co.
BEST FINE DINING & BEST STEAKHOUSE
Food Glorious Food
TALLAHASSEE’S TOP PREMIER PHOTO BOOTHS!
Smile in style! Get the party started with one of our amazing photo booths! With customized overlays, props and backdrops your guests will be drawn in, entertained and leave with a lasting memory. Choose to have your photos printed or sent via text or email for instant sharing. Along with our traditional booths, we now have the latest in photo experiences ... featuring The Social Media Booth! Now, GIF, Boomerang, single photos, bursts, digital props, plus more!
ILLUMINATE YOUR MEETING
Events at The Edison are a Walk in the Park
Where to Stay
For more information about our hotels, please go to VisitTallahassee.com/Meetings.
1 AC by Marriott Tallahassee 801 S. Gadsden St. Marriott.com
Amenities: Wi-Fi, AV, Business Center, Complimentary Breakfast, Fitness Center, Exclusive Caterer, Restaurant/Lounge
2 Aloft Tallahassee Downtown 200 N. Monroe St., 32301 (850) 513-0313 | (866) 932-6282
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Business Center, Fitness Center, Restaurant/Café, Bar/Lounge, Pool, Green Lodging
3 Comfort Suites 1026 Apalachee Pkwy., 32301 (850) 224-3200 | (877) 424-6423
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Business Center, Complimentary Breakfast, Fitness Center, Pool
4 Courtyard by Marriott Capital 1018 Apalachee Pkwy., 32301 (850) 222-8822 | (800) 321-2211
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Exclusive Caterer, Business Center, Fitness Center, Restaurant/ Café, Bar/Lounge, Pool, Green Lodging
5 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tallahassee 101 S. Adams St., 32301 (850) 224-5000 | (800) 222-8733
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Exclusive Caterer, Airport Shuttle, Business Center, Fitness Center, Restaurant/Café, Bar/Lounge, Pool
6 Four Points by Sheraton, Tallahassee Downtown 316 W. Tennessee St., 32301 (850) 422-0071
Amenities: Wi-Fi, A/V, Exclusive Caterer, Airport Shuttle, Business Center, Fitness Center, Restaurant/Café, Bar/Lounge, Pool, Green Lodging
7 Governors Inn 209 S. Adams St., 32301 (850) 681-6855
Amenities: Wi-Fi, Complimentary Breakfast, Business Center, Fitness Center
27 Homewood Suites by Hilton 2987 Apalachee Pkwy., 32301 (850) 402-9400 | (850) 219-2135
28 Springhill Suites by Marriott 1300 Executive Center Dr., 32301 (850) 325-1103 | (888) 287-9400
29 Wyndham Garden Tallahassee Capitol 1355 Apalachee Pkwy., 32301 (850) 877-3171 | (877) 999-3223
Wyndham.com Amenities: Wi-Fi, Complimentary Breakfast, Business Center, Fitness Center, Restaurant/Café, Bar/Lounge, Pool
Unique. Convenient. Hotel Indigo is an upscale boutique hotel located within walking distance of many dining, entertainment and shopping options. Hotel Indigo’s proximity to Florida State University is unparalleled, and the state Capitol buildings are a short drive away. With over 3,000 square feet of meeting spaces, including a covered patio exclusively for you located on the 7th floor, Hotel Indigo meeting experiences are like no other. Imagine, all of your hotel and meeting needs in one location. You’ve found it! Welcome to our neighborhood.
After THE Meeting Entertainment
Whether you’re here for a meeting, conference, reunion or sporting event, Tallahassee always adds another level of entertainment to your visit. Combine equal parts arcade games, go-karts and bowling with delicious food and craft cocktails, and you get a full slate of fun your entire group can enjoy!
Fun is the name of the game at Fun Station! What started o as a mini-golf course has expanded to include a massive collection of video games, virtual rides, laser tag, go-karts and batting cages. This large venue can easily accommodate groups of 15 or more with ample parking for buses.
Can’t make up your mind what you like more, arcade games, pinball or bowling? Then head out to Hangar 38 at Bannerman Crossings and enjoy all three under the same roof, along with some great grub from the in-house menu at Zeppelins. Multiple private event rooms can accommodate small or large groups –or you can lease out the entire center for a private event your group will never forget.
Want to add in some axe throwing, escape rooms or indoor ropes courses? Then head to District 850, the perfect combination of adventure and downtime for holding team-bonding activities. Whether you’re looking for more casual team bonding through striking up a bowling match or battling it out in laser tag or want to host formal events like holiday parties in our Hyper Lounge cabanas, District 850 will customize an entertainment package just for you.
EXPERIENCE CONVENIENCE AND HOSPITALITY WITH STAYBRIDGE SUITES
Staybridge Suites is fully equipped for your business stays and corporate gatherings with classrooms, meeting rooms and reception halls ﬁt for conferences, reunions and receptions. The spacious veranda overlooks a beautiful lake and can be tented for any event.
Direct (850) 219-7010
Staybridge Suites I-10 East 1600 Summit Lake Drive
Front Desk (850) 219-7000