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Lightsey Family Ranch

Venus, FL View map
Rating 5.0 out of 5
   2 reviews

About

Lightsey Family Ranch is a country wedding venue located in Venus, Florida, known for their scenic views and beautiful barn-like spaces. This family ranch prides itself in having comfortable on-site accommodations and local wildlife like deer, wild hogs, bobcats, alligators, and bald eagles. Lightsey Family Ranch gives couples the option to have an outdoor ceremony with forest backdrops or an indoor reception with sleek wooden floors. The venue has been providing its open pastures, 100-year-old oak trees, and impeccable customer service for over 20 years. This is a one-stop shop for adventurous couples who want a rustic-themed wedding in the center of Florida’s nature complete with animal life, forestry, wedding experts, and more.

Facilities and Capacity
The venue's indoor and outdoor spaces can accommodate parties of all sizes. Their outdoor space, due to the vast land, can accommodate more wedding guests. Their team of professionals can assist with floor plan design to efficiently fit all guests. They also have a bridal suite and groom’s room for proper preparation and stress-free relaxation.

Services Offered
On top of forest views, the ranch offers a variety of services, including accommodations, all-inclusive packages, catering, event rentals, liability insurance, and WiFi. Their trained staff takes care of setup and cleanup to ensure everything runs smoothly from start to finish. They have a list of trusted outside vendors, such as photographers, florists, and event designers. This wedding venue is available to host a variety of your wedding-related events, including your ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or elopement. Their event rentals include altars, arches, centerpieces, chairs, chair covers, dance floor, photo booth, tents, and tent accessories. Services provided by Lightsey Family Ranch include the following:

  • Parking
  • Tables
  • Transportation
  • Dessert
  • Servers
  • Champagne toast
  • Valet
  • Wheelchair access
  • Chocolate fountain


Cuisine
Couples can choose from a variety of serving styles, including buffet, family, French service, plated dinner, and station options. Tastings are provided to customize a menu that best represents your palate.

Accommodation
The ranch offers an 8,000-square-foot premium custom lodge complete with cozy furniture and spacious rooms. This elegantly designed rustic living space features ten bedrooms, all with private bathrooms. Their amenities include coffee, oversized chairs, a TV, an on-site cook, a wraparound porch, a pool table, fire pit, and benches for relaxed seating.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$7500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$7500.00

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?

$7500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$7500.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Parking
Tables
Transportation

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Dessert
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$1.00

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

10

Describe your venue:

Barn
Campsite/Cabin
Country/Golf Club
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Inn/B&B

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
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?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Champagne Toast

What event items are available?

Chairs
Furniture

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

June
July
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    Vanessa M. Married on 06/15/2019
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    Amazing stay

    What an amazing time we had this weekend. Everyone was extremely accommodating and so kind, professional and caring! Mike is the most amazing cook! I am going to recommend this lodge to everyone!
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    Mike Married on 08/04/2018
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    Second to None!!

    First of all the flexibility regarding The Lightsey Family Ranch wedding venue is second to none. We(she) changed our minds quite often and the staff was always wide open to accommodate!!! The wedding party spent 3 days/nights at the beautiful Ranch/Lodge, what an amazing Lodge, 10 bedroom suites, full time chef TOP SHELF(we wanted this), and an amazing main room, pool table, corn hole, fire pit to mention a few things to do. We wanted to participate in a quail hunt, what an experience, its a gentleman hunt as you ride thru 1,500 acres of pristine south Florida woods. I could go on and on regarding this venue, the quality of service, professionalism are second to none!! If you don't consider this venue and take a ride to meet the owners you are cutting your valued decision short!

    Best Regards and Good Luck,
    Mike M.

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545 New Boot Heel Road Venus, FL, 33960
863-634-3262
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