Looking for an affordable, yet elegant outdoor venue?
Experience a private "old Florida" atmosphere that's convenient to major highways, cities and hotels.
Let us help you celebrate in style while staying in line with your budget.
Our vision is to provide an outdoor venue to couples who want to be practical about their finances, yet desire a memorable event that will kickstart their new life together.
We have 2 packages to choose from to fit most budgets and number of guests.
The bridal suite has a private entrance and securely locks during ceremony.
Choose from several outdoor locations for your ceremony or under the open barn.
Reunion? Corporate event? We can accommodate up to 250 guests with room for outdoor activities.
Steve and Chere Simmons have been building The South House Event Center slowly over the past 8 years as a retirement project. Together they own a concrete finishing company and a tropical fish farm. Chere is retired from the newspaper industry as a graphic designer and editor. They are both multi-generational Florida natives and have lived in Ruskin since marrying in 1974. Their goal is to provide a cost-effective venue for weddings, corporate and family events.
They have two children and four grandchildren who also participate in the day-to-day operation of this family business