The Burroughs Home & Gardens is an award-winning, mansion wedding venue situated in Fort Myers, Florida. It has most recently been voted the Best Wedding Venue in Lee County, FL by The News Press. This historic waterfront property is tucked away on two acres of woodland and is located on the banks of the majestic Caloosahatchee River. Suitable for events of all shapes and sizes, it offers a selection of inviting event spaces, a professional coordination team, invaluable amenities, and stunning views. It is perfect for celebrating every stage of your once-in-a-lifetime occasion, from your rehearsal dinner to your reception.
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The Burroughs Home & Gardens features a number of indoor and outdoor event spaces to choose from to best suit your wedding vision. Say ‘I do’ within the historic walls of the Georgian-style manor house or surrounded by the lavish greenery of the exquisitely manicured gardens. The open-air pavilion features picturesque river views and can accommodate up to 200 seated guests in total. Featuring a spacious dance floor, it is perfect for celebrating fun-filled receptions with your nearest and dearest. For added convenience, get-ready rooms are also available, allowing you to prepare for your special day in peace and privacy.
Originally built in 1901, Burroughs Home & Gardens remains one of the first Georgian revival style homes still standing in Fort Myers. It was previously occupied by the Burroughs family and still features most of their original furnishings, including twinkling chandeliers, handcrafted furniture, and more. Having hosted numerous notable guests over the years, including Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, it is now featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Hi, I'm Kayla Mack, Event Sales and Catering Manager for Burroughs Home and Gardens. A transplant from Kansas City and St. Louis, I have 15 years experience in the catering and customer service fields. My fifth year with G3 Catering, I am excited to be in my new position at Burroughs.
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This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever worked at. A great view and true professionals. They treat all their guests like royalty. I highly recommend The Burroughs Home and enjoy working events and weddings there!
A beautiful place for beautiful weddings
Beautiful historical location and excellent staff to work with.
By Appointment only.
Burroughs Home & Gardens frequently asked questions
At Burroughs Home & Gardens, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At Burroughs Home & Gardens, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Premium Liquor
What are the most important characteristics of Burroughs Home & Gardens in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Burroughs Home & Gardens for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Burroughs Home & Gardens offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Burroughs Home & Gardens offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
What furniture and decorations does Burroughs Home & Gardens have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
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