With lots of Southern charm set among magnolias and live oaks, Savannah has wedding venues of the utmost romantic kind. Historic parks, buildings, and antebellum mansions are picturesque and perfect for your day. You’ll find plenty of Southern hospitality for help in planning your wedding and events as well at these unique Savannah wedding venues.
The Mackey House
Located minutes from historic downtown, the Mackey House is a huge colonial mansion complete with outdoor pavilion, lake, lush gardens, and deck with views of the 440-acre property. The house and property are exclusively yours for the wedding of your dreams. Standard packages include four-hour events for up to 150 guests and can be customized to fit individual needs.
The Ballastone Inn
The Ballastone Inn has a rich history as the prominent Savannah mansion dates back to 1838. The award-winning hotel is located on Oglethorpe Avenue in the heart of the Historic District. It’s the perfect venue for smaller, more intimate weddings. Their options also include accommodating elopements and vow renewals in every season. Choose between a charming parlor venue by the fireside or an outdoor venue featuring a courtyard fountain. The Ballastone staff can take care of every detail of your ceremony with two packages, the Simply Divine, and the Southern Indulgence, each with their own features.
The Ford Plantation
Located on one of the first land grants issued to Savannah back in 1733, the Ford Plantation is great for large, formal outdoor weddings. The huge, elegant mansion by the Ogeechee River was once a summer home for Henry Ford. It’s surrounded by protected wetlands and centuries-old live oaks draped in Spanish moss. The Ford Plantation is great for elegant outdoor weddings. They can accommodate up to 300 guests. The nearby Lake Dye Grill, Ogeechee Outfitter, and the vintage Oyster House are available for rehearsal dinners.
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
The Scarborough House was built in 1819 for the owner of the Savannah, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic. Today it houses the Maritime Museum, and two of the Historic District’s largest private gardens which serve as lovely and unique wedding venues. The smaller is the Scarborough Garden, a 19th-century parlor garden. The North Garden gate leads to five gardens each with their own personality. It features a 5,400 square-foot open-air venue with a roof. Complete with limited stage lighting and sound system, the venue can accommodate up to 1,000 guests.