Weddings & Special Events

Floral table arrangement at a wedding

The UWF Conference Center Ballroom as well as the Commons Auditorium are both excellent opportunities to create an elegant setting for your wedding, formal, or special event. We have over 10,000 square feet of space with customizable amenities and services to create the perfect canvas for your event. Our dedicated staff is committed to bringing your vision to life and making your event as successful as possible.

Photo at right, Ambience and Dance Floor Photos courtesy of Southern Grace Photography

Making a Reservation

Interested in hosting your event at the Conference Center & Ballroom? Contact us today.

Cloud-Based Planning

We make setup easy. Your event reservation includes access to a collaborative cloud-based platform called Social Tables. This powerful tool allows you to customize your event layout and seating plan. We can discuss and update floor plan options over the phone as you view them online in real time. You have the freedom to adjust the setup configuration to your liking and assign numbers or names to seats. Below are floor plans and 3D renderings for some of the events events held in our venues.

Available Event Spaces

The University Commons has several unique spaces for large and smaller wedding celebrations

Dining Options

On campus dining venues and catering services.


Below are some of our most frequently asked questions about the Conference Center & Ballroom

Please call 850.474.3034 to make schedule a time that is convenient for you and when the venue is not in use.

All UWF faculty, staff and students receive a 10% discount off the venue rental

The Conference Center Ballroom and Auditorium each have installed audio and video systems that include wireless microphones and connections for laptops and personal devices (laptops, tablets, phones, etc.).

A non-refundable $200.00 down payment is required to officially reserve a space in the Commons. The down payment will be applied toward the final balance.

Conference and Event Services

Facility Hours | Spring 2020

Mon.-Thu.: 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Fri.: 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Sat.-Sun.: 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.