Kanapaha Presbyterian Church

6221 SW 75th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608 Map · Phone number
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About Kanapaha Presbyterian Church

Kanapaha Church is a church wedding venue located in Gainesville, Florida. This 150-year-old historic chapel provides a gorgeous setting for couples to celebrate their wedding nuptials. The venue is located conveniently on SW Archer Road, near the town of Archer and based in the heart of Alachua County in Florida.

Facilities and Capacity
Kanapaha Church is a stunning church wedding venue with a variety of event spaces and accommodates for up to 125 guests. Rental of the event venue includes the use of two distinct event spaces that are ideal for ceremony and reception hosting. The Sanctuary is located in the main chapel, featuring beautiful traditional stained-glass windows, and high ceilings to create a spacious and reverent atmosphere for your traditional wedding ceremony. The Sanctuary also includes pew seating, and guests can enjoy a beautiful outdoor walk from the ceremony to the reception space. The Hall offers a banquet hall setting that can accommodate your guests for a wedding reception, featuring flexible decor abilities for clients to construct the wedding atmosphere that you desire. The event space allows for outside catering, as well as other outside vendors such as florists, event decor, and other services.

Services Offered
Kanapaha Church provides a number of event services and items that are dedicated to helping each client achieve the wedding ceremony and reception that you’ve always dreamed of. Along with ceremonies and receptions, the venue also hosts other wedding-related events such as bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners. The venue offers services such as lighting, sound, and event rentals. The church is completely wheelchair accessible, and offers ample parking for wedding guests. The venue also provide select bar services for your reception, including house and specialty wine, as well as a champagne toast. Other event items and rentals include:

  • Altar/arch
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

History
In 1854, a group of Sea Island Cotton growers from South Carolina settled in Alachua County, then known as Arrendondo. This group, along with Reverend W. J. McCormick, began an established Presbyterian Church known as Kanapaha Church. Since then, the church has endured over 150 years of American history, including the civil war, railroad booms, depressions, and major population shifts throughout America’s development.

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Front view
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Kanapaha Presbyterian Church
Reception hall
Reception hall
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Pastor
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Door to sancutary
Chirstmas decorated sanctuary
Chirstmas decorated sanctuary
Window in sanctuary
Window in sanctuary
Prayer garden
Prayer garden
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Church bell
Bell in the church
Bell in the church
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Church bell photo
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Sunset over the church
Front view
Front view
Window in the sanctuary
Window in the sanctuary
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
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Inside the church
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Walkway between venues
Fountain in between to venues
Fountain in between to venues
Walkway between venues
Walkway between venues
Pews without red cushions
Pews without red cushions
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Front view
Front view
Front view
Front view
Front view
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Kanapaha Presbyterian Church
Reception hall
Reception hall

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Kanapaha Presbyterian Church 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?
    $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 450.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 450.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Lighting/Sound
    Parking
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Champagne Toast
    House Wine
    Specialty Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3 Spaces/ Many Rooms
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Religious
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • 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?
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Pet Friendly
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    June
    July
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December

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  • 6221 SW 75th Terrace Gainesville, FL, 32608 See on map
    352-378-9080 (Phone number)
    M-F 8:30am- 1pm After Hours can call our Church Administrator at 352-455-3771 and leave a message.
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Kanapaha Presbyterian Church frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Kanapaha Presbyterian Church?

Kanapaha Presbyterian Church includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Tables

At Kanapaha Presbyterian Church, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Kanapaha Presbyterian Church includes:

  • Champagne Toast
  • House Wine
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of Kanapaha Presbyterian Church in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Kanapaha Presbyterian Church for wedding events is known for:

  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
  • Religious

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Kanapaha Presbyterian Church for wedding events?

Kanapaha Presbyterian Church offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does Kanapaha Presbyterian Church offer?

Kanapaha Presbyterian Church offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Kanapaha Presbyterian Church offer for wedding events?

Kanapaha Presbyterian Church offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Pet Friendly

What furniture and decorations does Kanapaha Presbyterian Church have available for wedding events?

Kanapaha Presbyterian Church offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables