A perfect blend of sophistication and functionality at Gaylord Palms

Meetings & Events

Our space is a perfect blend of sophistication and functionality designed for conventions, banquets, boardroom meetings, exhibitions, and pre-function gatherings. With a newly completed $158 million expansion, including 306 new guest rooms, new meeting space and renovated pre-function space, our Kissimmee convention center boasts a range of venues to suit your needs. Our team of meeting experts and service partners understand your needs, speak your language, and - most importantly - can help you execute your event flawlessly. Every meeting package is customized to perfectly fit the needs of your meeting, including government and military meetings of all sizes. Partner with our meetings professionals to take advantage of per-diem rates, customizable packages and flexible pricing to put your focus back on hosting your most successful event yet.

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Total Event Space

482,745 sq ft

76

Event Rooms

76

Maximum Breakout Rooms

15,000

Capacity Largest Space

Meeting Planner Toolkit

Success is easy when you have the right tools. At Gaylord Palms, you'll work with a creative, proactive team that provides a full range of resources at every step of the way.

Gaylord Palms – Pre-function Space

Coastal Ballroom

Our Coastal Ballroom is 30,000 square feet and divisible into 14 sections, creating endless space configurations depending on your group size and need. Plus, the custom-molded ceiling is fitted with color-changing LED lighting that can be programmed for any gathering or meeting theme.

Coastal Ballroom

Citrus Ballroom

Citrus Ballroom offers a more intimate venue with giant windows that feature natural light and provide panoramic views of the central Florida landscape.

Citrus Ballroom

Osceola Ballroom

Designed to host the largest, most lavish events, Osceola Ballroom is 48,505 square feet and offers a 42-by-96-foot stage, dressing rooms and green rooms. This ballroom features an intelligent house lighting and digital network sound systems. This ballroom can be divided into six sections, giving you the flexibility needed for any occasion.

Osceola Ballroom

Sun Ballroom

This ballroom features 29,123 square feet of space and can easily be divided so you can enjoy flexibility for receptions, banquets and conferences. Your guests can mingle and network in the pre-function area. Lockable registration desks and nine offices, located on the Ballroom level, provide maximum efficiency during your Kissimmee event.

Wedding Reception in the Sun Ballroom

Orange Blossom Ballroom

Our most intimate ballroom, at 3,115 square feet, is sized perfectly to host exclusive galas. With an extensive pre-function space at atrium level, the Orange Blossom Ballroom has become a venue of preference for exclusive charity events and weddings in Kissimmee, Florida.

Mangrove Lawn

Mangrove Lawn

Conventions, weddings and other groups wanting to host an outing under the sun or stars can create their own special event on the new Mangrove Lawn, bookended by fireplaces. Just steps away from Cypress Springs Water Park, Mangrove Lawn is perfect for combination events.

Coquina Lawn

Coquina Lawn serves as a customizable, open-air venue for a picture-perfect alfresco reception! Fire pits and dramatic lighting add to the evening ambiance. The area can also be tented to provide a sheltered environment.

Emerald Plaza

Emerald Plaza

Reminiscent of Old Florida, the architectural backdrop for Emerald Plaza evokes the style of Henry Flagler, the visionary entrepreneur who made St. Augustine a popular destination. Spanish Renaissance architecture graces this most lavish area of the resort and provides an ideal reception location.

Hemingway Boardroom

Sanchez Boardroom

Located on the fourth floor of Emerald Bay, this 678-square-foot boardroom is the ideal size for an executive or incentive meeting of up to 12 people. Conveniently located steps away from guest rooms, it affords executives a private setting for top-level meetings.

Sun and Osceola Breakout Rooms

Strategically located between the Sun and Osceola Ballrooms, these breakout rooms make for smooth transitions from general sessions to smaller workshops. They offer your attendees the ultimate in flexibility and convenience.

Hemingway Boardroom

Located in Emerald Bay, this stately 912-square-foot boardroom is a decision-maker's best friend. Equipped with the latest audio/visual technology and a terrace overlooking the St. Augustine atrium, this is the meeting space where fortunes are won, futures are planned and deals get done. The boardroom table seats 14.

Well-planned, perfectly executed
Escambia Meeting Room

Escambia Meeting Room

With arch-shaped windows that overlook the scenic landscape surrounding Gaylord Palms, the 2,184-square-foot Escambia Room combines modern design with old-world style – featuring large, ring-shaped chandeliers and Edison-style bulbs.

St. George Street Conference Rooms

These five atrium-level conference rooms are located within the hotel in Emerald Bay. Located just steps from guest rooms, St. George Conference Rooms have the flexibility to accommodate post-event networking.

Emerald Meeting Room

Emerald Meeting Rooms

At our Kissimmee hotel, these eight meeting rooms are part of our exclusive "hotel within a hotel" concept that puts meeting space in close proximity to guest rooms, offering attendees a more intimate meeting environment. The Emerald meeting rooms are one level beneath the atrium at pool level.

Florida Exhibition Hall

Exhibit Space

When your meeting or trade show needs to be presented on the grandest scale, consider the Florida Exhibition Hall, the largest in-hotel exhibition facility in the state. This unique meeting space in Orlando is on the lower level of our Kissimmee convention center and offers 178,500 square feet of flexible space. For perspective, that's enough room for nearly 900 10x10 booths.

Conference Service Partners

An expectation of excellence runs through every facet of Gaylord Palms, including our service partners. That's why we're so discriminating in choosing those partners. We only work with companies who provide the same flawless service that's become synonymous with Gaylord Hotels. We choose partners whose culture and business practices are well-aligned with our own.

Meetings & Events

Bring your biggest ideas to life in one of our inspiring event venues in Kissimmee, FL

Enhance your meeting with our high-tech AV equipment and unrivaled business services
Our convention center in Kissimmee, FL, can host up to 10,000 guests in the Florida Exhibition Hall
For the ease of your event guests, we offer up a unique location near Orlando International Airport
Let our expert catering team ensure our venue in Kissimmee, FL, is both memorable and mouthwatering
Celebrate the end of a productive day with a round of drinks and appetizers at our sports bar

Get Connected. Get Results.

Our entire 500,000 square feet of flexible meeting space is wired with state-of-the-art high-speed Internet connections at lightning speeds. Gaylord Palms can also provide wireless Internet access - anytime, anywhere throughout the Convention Center. Wireless Internet is also available in the hotel and guest rooms.

Mangrove Lawn

PROFESSIONAL MEETING SERVICES

Featured Group Amenities & Services
Villa de Flora

Food & Beverage

The expert catering staff at Gaylord Palms will assist you in every phase of planning exquisite meals for your gathering in our Kissimmee convention center. While our award-winning culinary team handles your catering needs, our dedicated team of event decorators and planners will help create flawless ambience unique to you specific requests, ensuring that your banquets, galas and sit-down meals shine.

Exterior

Government & Military

Specifically crafted to fit government and military meetings of all sizes and budgets, this program allows you to put your focus back on what's most important - hosting your most successful event yet.

Per-Diem Rates

Partner with our meetings professionals to take advantage of per-diem rates, customizable packages and flexible pricing.

Weddings & Occasions

We offer 406,000 square feet of wedding venues in Kissimmee, FL

Host a romantic wedding in our outdoor venues in Kissimmee, FL, featuring native fauna and lagoons
Serve your guests enticing culinary creations during your wedding with our custom catering menus Learn More
Start your wedding weekend with a rehearsal dinner at Old Hickory Steakhouse and cocktails at MOOR Learn More
Join the wedding party for a fun outing at nightlife venues in Kissimmee, FL
Primp and pamper with your bridesmaids at Relåche Spa, offering massages and facials for the big day Learn More

Enchanting Venues

Whether declaring your love with a spirited wedding celebration of hundreds or an intimate party with family and friends, Gaylord Palms provides a selection of unique, enchanting venues to accommodate Kissimmee gatherings of all sizes. Gaylord Palms Resort also offers charming venues for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, bridesmaids' luncheon, farewell brunch, and other festive wedding events. Delight your guests with hors d'oeuvres and champagne served by uniformed wait staff as they await your arrival. Then wow them with a fabulous menu customized to meet your specific wishes.

Wedding Venues
Emerald Bay Plaza Wedding

Wedding Pavilion

It's a dream come true when your wedding takes place in the elegant Wedding Pavilion under our soaring, signature glass atrium. Located at the top of Castillo de San Marcos fort and boasting awe-inspiring views of Emerald Plaza.

Coquina Lawn

Coquina Lawn

Coquina Lawn serves as a customizable, open-air venue for a picture-perfect alfresco wedding, rehearsal dinner or reception! Fire pits and dramatic lighting add to the evening ambiance. The area can also be tented to provide a sheltered environment.

Gaylord Palms Emerald Bay Plaza

Emerald Bay Plaza

The Spanish Renaissance architecture of Emerald Bay graces this most lavish area of the resort and provides an ideal wedding location for up to 600 people.

Citrus Ballroom

Citrus Ballroom

The 3,654-square-foot Citrus Ballroom bathes itself in natural lighting each day courtesy of giant windows that nearly stretch floor to ceiling. As evening falls, these windows lend a romantic look to the resort’s lush surroundings – whether it’s the glow of a stunning Central Florida sunset or a peek at fireworks bursting over area theme parks.

Coastal Ballroom

Coastal Ballroom

The new Coastal Ballroom, totaling more than 30,000 square feet, features state-of-the-art LED lighting that can be programmed to match the color of the fashion, flowers, or other décor to create and accentuate your very own personal and seamless theme.

Relâche Spa & Salon

Enjoy the convenience of on-site beauty experts at our award-winning Relâche Spa & Salon that will help you and your bridal party look radiant on one of the most exciting days of your life! Choose from any of our pre-planned spa services or let us customize a package to create an unforgettable experience.

Relâche Spa Couple's Suite
Planning & Catering Services

Wedding Specialist

Our team of wedding specialists will assist you with planning and finalizing details for your special day in Kissimmee, Florida. From entertainment and décor to photography and floral services, our professional wedding planners can provide recommendations to ensure all your celebration dreams come true. To begin planning your flawless wedding experience, please call us at (407) 586-2270.

Custom Catering

Gaylord Palms has a full team of experts on hand to assist with all the catering needs for your big celebration. The team prides themselves on their keen sense of detail for gatherings of all sizes. Our professionals can create custom menus with fresh ingredients, artistically arrange enhanced décor and plan lively entertainment for a truly memorable experience.

Rehearsal & Shower Dining Options

For an elegant event, host a dinner at our signature Old Hickory Steakhouse or choose the Mediterranean ambiance of Villa de Flora. If casual is your style, unwind with cocktails and seafood aboard our 60-foot sailboat at MOOR.