Holiday Parties – Book Yours Now!

September 1, 2017

Book your holiday party with us!  With four fabulous venues to choose from with expert, experienced staff, in-house catering, and plenty of options for decor, menus and budgets your party will be one they talk about long after the new year! The weather is no problem at our venues with climate controls if needed and […]

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Stress Free Weddings!

February 2, 2017

Face it…Wedding planning can be very stressful with so many details and wanting them to be perfect. Throw in some crazy relatives, weather worries or travel delays and you have the makings of a less than ideal wedding good time. The best decision you can make is to put the planning in the hands of […]

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Love Is Ageless!

July 27, 2016

Love is Ageless written by Sandbar Wedding and Special Events Coordinator, Patti McKee I love when we have weddings for couples in their 70’s and 80’s. One such couple that really stands out for me is a couple who got married here last November. They actually met online on a dating site. He lied about […]

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Wedding Rings Get Lost at the Sandbar!

October 28, 2015

What Happens When Rings Get Lost at the Sandbar? as told by Sandbar Wedding and Event Coordinator, Patti McKee. Losing the wedding rings on the wedding day is more common than you think. Over the years, there have been 19 lost and we were able to find every single one of them with a lot […]

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Patti McKee – Sandbar Wedding and Event Coordinator

October 1, 2015

“The Sandbar is a magical place. I felt it the first time I visited the island back in 1985. I moved to Anna Maria Island in 1994, applied for a job at the Sandbar, got it and never left. I started out as a server then moved up to bartender, got promoted to bar manager […]

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Vows and Venue Giveaway!

March 2, 2015

The Chiles Restaurant Group Announces its “Vows and Venue Giveaway” Five Deserving Couples to Have Wedding Site Fee Waived at One of Three Island Venues The Chiles Restaurant Group, which includes three top, island wedding venues – The Sandbar Restaurant in Anna Maria, the Beachhouse Restaurant in Bradenton Beach and the Studio at Gulf and […]

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