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Welcome To Worthington

A Diamond in the Rough

If you found us, then Welcome & Congratulations!
Worthington is a charming and affordable, non-traditional venue offering a unique and personalized experience.

Like an unpolished gem stone, when you collaborate with our team of preferred vendors, your wedding has the potential to become everything you wish for it to be and so much more.

Photography by Kristin Shontere @ Shontere Image Boutique

Congratulation on your engagement and thank you for considering Worthington for one of the most important days of your life.

We’re here to help make your vision a reality using our extensive experience and this beautiful space. At Worthington, we always take the time to get to know each of our couples. We want to find out more about your story and how you would ultimately like your wedding day to look and feel.
We are also more than happy to assist with suggestions and referrals should you need a little help with the planning process. Learn more about our exclusive planning packages here.

We look forward to discussing your wedding day in more detail and answering any questions you might have.



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Breathtaking Views

Nestled on Lovelee Lake

Our rustic and charming venue is rich in history and brings touches of elegance to all of its events. Located just off Interstate 75 in Ellenton, Florida, Worthington offers a truly memorable experience with its variety of spaces throughout, each with their own personalities and all while enjoying the panoramic views of Lovelee Lake. Each space offers unlimited possibilities to design and create an event that encapsulates your vision.


Our scenic view awaits you throughout the venue. Expansive cocktail and gathering areas, separate from the main ballroom, surround you and your guests in air-conditioned comfort as you mingle in our elegant old Florida atmosphere. Looking to catch a glimpse of egrets, eagles, turtles, or alligators? Watch from the windows, step out onto the expansive deck, or stroll down to the event lawn and lakefront to enjoy all that we have to offer.

Open Ballroom and Reception

Worthington’s open ballroom and reception area is graced with cedar planked walls, wrought iron sconces, a magnificent princess worthy, crystal chandelier, decorative stone and hand painted accent walls, all with a glorious view of Lovelee Lake. We can easily accommodate 200 seated guests in the ballroom with enough space to dance the night away. When you look at the possibilities that Worthington has to offer, the vision you have for your special day becomes filled with endless opportunities.

Outdoor Seating & Ceremony Sites

Accented draping can be added to enhance and highlight the many features of Worthington, providing a dramatic backdrop to an already stunning setting. The outdoor ceremony lawn sits amongst stately oak trees looking out over Lovelee Lake. It’s nature preserve provides a dramatic setting for your ceremony and family pictures that will surely capture the joy of all those in attendance of your special day.