Step back into “Tropical Old Florida” at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates and experience the beauty of Fort Myers that won the hearts of two of the greatest American inventors. Enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings and tropical gardens that comprise both estates as well as Edison’s Botanic Laboratory and the Estates Museum. The 1929 historic landscape is evident throughout the property, including Mina Edison’s award-winning Moonlight Garden. Guests will be surrounded by royal palms, historic bamboo, orchids, and countless other tropical plants and old Florida homes along the Caloosahatchee River. With several indoor and outdoor locations available, it’s not difficult to see why the Estates is the perfect location for any private event. View Our E-Brochure Visit Our Blog
This venue is absolutely beautiful! And what's better than the view is the staff! Cori was absolutely amazing from the very beginning. Was there 100% of the way to answer all my questions and help me anywhere I needed! She and Kelsey were there for rehearsal, ceremony, and went out of their way to make my reception, after some unavoidable changes,still be an unforgettable night!
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The Edison home was the absolute perfect place to have my wedding! Everyone raves about how beautiful it was! It’s haed to beat the natural beauty of the grounds! And it was so cool to getting married in a place with such historical significance! And the event manager, Cori, is beyond wonderful! Having your wedding here is the right choice! I couldn’t say a negative thing if I tried!
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This is the most beautiful place to have your wedding. The grounds have such gorgeous greenery and the river is so pretty and creates such a nice breeze in the Florida heat. But what made this place the best was the even manager, Cori, and her intern Kelsey. She was always available to answer any questions I had nd set up appointments for me and organized so much of the wedding! The planning process went so smoothly with her and she was so attentive to my questions and concerns. She came to all the vendor meetings with me and was always there when I needed her help. She is absolutely amazing! The day of the wedding when flawlessly all because of her. She coordinated everything and was there whenever I needed her to make sure everything went well! She handled things I didn’t even know were happening. Everyone who met her only had wonderful things to say about her. She’s absolutely the best and made my wedding at the Edison home SO perfect! I couldn’t be happier I had my wedding there and that I got to work with her!
We have shot many portrait sessions, weddings and other events at this location. It is always a pleasure to work with the staff at the Edison & Ford Estate. The property is kept beautiful year round, its hard to take a bad photo while at this location.