Sweet 16 Party Halls in Miami, FL

by James Roland

Miami is a thriving party city, rich with places to celebrate. That means you will have plenty of options when the time comes to book a party hall for your teenager's Sweet 16 celebration. Choosing a venue might feel overwhelming, so narrow the options by focusing on a party hall's specialty or main attraction.

Themed Halls

Some party halls in Miami specialize in themed Sweet 16 parties. For example, Royal Ballrooms (royal-ballrooms.com) decks out a stage with an over-the-top movie set to match your event's theme. Themes range from Cinderella, with a large golden carriage for the birthday girl's place of honor, to Arabian nights with a set that recreates a sheik's sumptuous palace. Royal Ballrooms has two main banquet halls that seat up to 150 guests. It offers a range of party packages and menus. Other options for this type of party hall include the Oasis Banquet Hall (oasisbanquethall.net), Princess Starlite Banquet Hall (princessbhall.net) and Tony's Reception Palace (tonysreceptionpalace.com).

Miami Chic Halls

Hot spots in Miami ooze a chic that combines art deco with ultra-modern style. While your teenager isn't yet old enough for that scene, she is ready for a celebration at a Miami chic-themed party hall, such as the So Cool eVenue (socoolevents.com). It's a private party hall that looks more like a South Beach night club, complete with light-up tables and lounge furniture, neon lighting, ice sculptures, a light-up dance floor and an enclosed lounge made entirely out of actual ice. The eVenue has 10,000 square feet of party space. Other Miami chic party hall options include Soho Studios Miami (sohostudiosmiami.com) or Wherehouse 2016 (wherehouse2016.com).

Traditional Halls

For a traditional Sweet 16, book a traditional party hall that focuses on the details of an elegant gathering. Olga's Banquet Hall (olgasbanquethall.com) provides everything from invitations and limo service to decorations, flowers, photographers, food, seating charts and fireworks displays to celebrate your daughter's Sweet 16. Olga's will even create a customized slide show of the birthday girl to be shown on a big screen during your party. Book an event based on a package price. Other traditional party hall options include Gables Banquet Hall (gablesbanquethalls.com), Grand Salon Reception Hall and Banquet Center (grandsalonreceptionhall.com) and Synai Garden Banquet Hall (synaigarden.com).

Halls on the Water

Since so much of Miami revolves around life at the beach, it is only natural to want to include the water in your Sweet 16 party. In that case, book the ballroom of a beachside resort, such as the Trump International Beach Resort (trumpmiami.com) or the Shelborne South Beach Resort (shelborne.com). Remember, too, that Miami has party yachts, such as Biscayne Lady Charters (biscaynelady.com). The company features eight party boats that handle passenger loads from 35 to almost 400. The staff is experienced in staging Sweet 16 parties and providing everything you need for an event right in the middle of Biscayne Bay. Other charter companies include Tropicalboat Charters (tropicalboat.com) and Tikki Beach (tikkibeach.com) Charter Corp.

About the Author

James Roland started writing professionally in 1987. A former reporter and editor with the "Sarasota Herald-Tribune," he currently oversees such publications as the "Cleveland Clinic Heart Advisor" and UCLA's "Healthy Years." Roland earned his Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Oregon.

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