Burroughs Home & Gardens

2505 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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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. Opt for a ceremony facing the home with up to 250 guests gathering under the giant oak trees then dance and dine under the twinkle lit palm trees and open aired pavilion that overlooks the Caloosahatchee River.

Services Offered
The Burroughs Home & Gardens provides knowledgeable and friendly event staff eager to help you plan your nuptials. Take advantage of their top notch catering partners, who will provide options for delectable food, bar and other event rentals fit your wedding budget and taste. The Historic Venue has a 10 hour wedding rental package thagt includes:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Groom's Parlor
  • Rehearsal
  • Ceremony
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Covered Reception for 250
  • Dance Floor
  • Full Service Catering Options
  • Bridal Liaison
  • Complimentary Self Parking
  • Valet Service Option


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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Riverfront venue
Riverfront venue
Couple's photo in front of Home
Couple's photo in front of Home
Ceremony under the oaks
Ceremony under the oaks
Couple's photo outback
Couple's photo outback
waterside pavilion
waterside pavilion
Princess Bride
Princess Bride
Elegant Rustic style outdoor ceremony
Elegant Rustic style outdoor ceremony
Ceremony under the Oaks
Ceremony under the Oaks
After Dark Ceremony
After Dark Ceremony
sunset on the river
sunset on the river
Outdoor wedding reception
Outdoor wedding reception
They did it!
They did it!
Arbor for ceremony
Arbor for ceremony
Table setting in pavilion
Table setting in pavilion
Beautiful Bride in the Home
Beautiful Bride in the Home
Bridal suite
Bridal suite
Lovely Ladies!
Lovely Ladies!
Table setting
Table setting
Sparkler Exit
Sparkler Exit
All the wedding guests in front of home
All the wedding guests in front of home
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony
The bride and the bridesmaid
The bride and the bridesmaid
ceremony under the oaks
ceremony under the oaks
Reception under the Oaks
Reception under the Oaks
Table setting
Table setting
Reception in the Back lot
Reception in the Back lot
Our back yard view
Our back yard view
Party time in the pavilion
Party time in the pavilion
Groom and his guys
Groom and his guys
Dip by the water
Dip by the water
Floral décor in the trees
Floral décor in the trees
Cocktails on the Home's porch and front lawn
Cocktails on the Home's porch and front lawn
The gang's all here!
The gang's all here!
Riverside Pavilion
Riverside Pavilion
Romance under the Oaks
Romance under the Oaks
Riverfront venue
Riverfront venue
Couple's photo in front of Home
Couple's photo in front of Home
Ceremony under the oaks
Ceremony under the oaks

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  • Professionalism 4.4
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.5

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    Kristen · Married on 09/22/2018

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    Wonderful venue

    The venue is absolutely gorgeous. The photos turned out amazing because the site offers so many different backgrounds. The staff was great and very helpful on the day of the wedding

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    Burroughs Home & Gardens's reply:

    Simply gorgeous! Thank you for sharing your photos. Many Blessings for you and your husband!
    BHG/cse
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    Janet · Married on 06/03/2017

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    Thank you Cindy and Burroughs foundation for providing the perfect backdrop for my daughters wedding. The day was gorgeous (even with a bit of rain) and the venue superb! Cindy's professionalism was top notch and very accomendating for we were from out of town.

    Sent on 07/18/2017

    Burroughs Home & Gardens's reply:

    The pleasure was ours......delightful family. We wish you and your lovely daughter many blessings for an enchanted future!

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Burroughs Home & Gardens Pricing

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Burroughs Home & Gardens FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Parking
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 12.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 250
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Mansion, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Dance Floor, Lighting
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, 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? June, July, August, September

Professional Network & Endorsements

9 Endorsements

  • DJ John Heder
    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
    Sebrie Images Photography Wedding Photographers

    A beautiful place for beautiful weddings

  • Dreams Party Productions
    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
    239-208-0569 (Phone number)
    By Appointment only.

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