Burroughs Home & Gardens

2505 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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4.5 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 20 to 500
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About Burroughs Home & Gardens

The Burroughs Home & Gardens offers a historic wedding venue in Fort Myers, Florida. This vintage venue sits along the Caloosahatchee River beneath acres of prominent oak trees. Say “I do” alongside a historic mansion, built during the turn of the century under ancient great oak trees and a lush landscape. The Burroughs Home & Gardens provides the perfect setting for vintage and rustic style weddings with the romance of a beautiful river backdrop.

Facilities and Capacity
The historic mansion is the perfect location for those that love waterside weddings and receptions. Opt for a ceremony facing the home with up to 250 guests gathering under the giant oak trees followed by a reception in the open aired waterside pavilion that overlooks the beautiful Caloosahatchee River.

Services Offered
The Historic Venue packages includes:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Groom's Parlor
  • Rehearsal
  • Many Ceremony Options
  • Many Cocktail Hour Otions
  • Open Air Covered Reception for 250
  • Exclusive Event Managment Company providing Catering & Rentals
  • Complimentary Self Parking


History
Burroughs Home & Gardens was built in 1901 and remains one of the first Georgian revival style homes in Fort Myers. It is ideally located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in Downtown Fort Myers. It has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. The home is decorated with stately workmanship and original furnishings. It is no surprise that this home attracted many familiar names, like the Edisons and Fords.

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54 Reviews for Burroughs Home & Gardens

Recommended by 91% of couples


4.5 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.5
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.5

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    Madison Biederwolf · Married on 08/09/2019

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beyond Expectations

    Even through changing of event coordinators, the communication never failed. Gina was always there to guide and answer any of the questions I had. There is a suggestion for any vendor you may need. I can’t express enough words how breath taking this venue is. The historical home, the the oak trees on the property, to the river bank views, to the pavilion. Everything is so beautiful and there are multiple places to choose from for a backdrop for your ceremony.
    My wedding was absolutely perfect and I could not have picked a better venue for it.
    Thank you for everything Burroughs Home & Gardens.

    Sent on 08/19/2019

    Burroughs Home & Gardens's reply:

    Thank you so much Madison for the review ! We agree there is no property quite like Burroughs Home & Gardens
    May your have many years of Blessings!!
  • Tiffany

    Tiffany · Married on 06/07/2019

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    Amazing Experience!!!

    I cannot say enough good things about the Burroughs Home. Not only is it a beautiful venue, but the coordinators who work there are very professional and very efficient. All of the preferred vendors were professional as well and were great with communication. But, we really couldn't get over how beautiful the venue was and how easy everything was for us on the day of the event. Getting married here was the best decision we made!

    Sent on 06/09/2019

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Burroughs Home & Gardens FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1200
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1200
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Parking
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    500
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    Several
  • Describe your venue:
    Garden
    Historic Building
    Mansion
    Museum
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Pet Friendly
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What event items are available?
    Lighting
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September

Professional Network & Endorsements

9 Endorsements

  • DJ John Heder Wedding DJs

    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!

  • Sebrie Images Photography Wedding Photographers

    A beautiful place for beautiful weddings

  • Dreams Party Productions Wedding Planners

    Beautiful historical location and excellent staff to work with.

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  • 2505 First Street Fort Myers, FL, 33901 See on map
    239-747-7083 (Phone number)
    By Appointment only.
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