The Burroughs Home & Gardens is a mansion wedding venue situated in Fort Myers, Florida. 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.
Facilities and Capacity
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 air-conditioned 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.
The Burroughs Home & Gardens offers a dedicated in-house team of coordination professionals who are ready to bring your wedding vision to life. With years of experience, they will see that each stage of your day flows smoothly and that you enjoy every moment to the absolute fullest. They have established connections with some of the finest local vendors for you to avail of, including limousines, caterers, officiants, florists, photographers, and more.
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.
62 Reviews for Burroughs Home & Gardens
Recommended by 92% of couples
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Gabrielle B. · Married on 01/17/2021
Amazing team and location
Lena and her team were honestly the best to work with. Planning a wedding during covid had its challenges. Everything from the beginning of the planning process all the way to our wedding day was smooth. We looked at a few venues and Lena was the only one who really took the time to answer our questions and helped us narrow down what we needed versus what we wanted. It was super convenient to have a location where we could have both the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. The location is absolutely beautiful and made for wonderful photos.
My husband and I had to do most of the planning and financing of the wedding and Lena really helped in every way possible to make sure our wedding vision came true within our budget.
I would 100 percent recommend this venue to anyone and their families. This was such a positive experience. I’m so grateful for everything for this team!Sent on 01/22/2021
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Marisa Z. · Married on 03/07/2021
We immediatly fell in Love with the Burroughs Estate and its historic Florida feel. The grounds have lush history, as well as gardens and waterfonrt view! Our guests found many "photo-op" spots during our wedding and litereally EVERYONE posted photos from this location to their social Media. The Caterer and grounds folks know weddings inside &out and were wonderful to work with!! We are so glad that we shared our Big Day with the Burroughs home and its staff.Sent on 04/01/2021
Mareille R. · Married on 12/05/2020
The most beautiful venue in SWFL
The Burroughs Home and garden is the most beautiful place for any event! The river views are gorgeous. GEM, the catering company, is a joy to work with and makes planning easy. We had our wedding here and it was absolutely perfect!Sent on 12/14/2020
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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.