Make Your Wedding Historic!
Mission San Luis is a National Historic Landmark site on 63 beautiful acres in Tallahassee, Florida. This unique wedding venue in northern Florida offers several chic and memorable event spaces for your nuptials. Mission San Luis is perfect for ceremony and reception as well as for rehearsal dinners and engagement parties.
Facilities and Capacity
With nine different indoor and outdoor areas, you and your sweetheart can find the best combination of spaces for the vibe of your wedding. Indoor options include the Spanish-mission-style, 2-story Visitor Center lobby and the Mission Room banquet hall with adjoining entry lobby. Classrooms and a boardroom serve as ideal getting-ready spots for the wedding party, and they’re also great places to keep the kids content and entertained until the fun starts. A 125-seat theatre is also available. Outdoors, choose between the enclosed courtyard with fountain -- great for small ceremonies or cocktail lounges -- or the “paseo” area leading up to the "portal" to the 17th-century living history museum.
The Mission Room features impressive, vaulted ceilings and can hold 150 to 250 family and friends for a rockin’ reception. Total capacity of all spaces is 300 or more.
Mission San Luis' heritage is that of a blended community of Apalachee Indians and Spanish newcomers that lived together at the site more than 300 years ago. From 1656 to 1704, Mission San Luis served as the principal village of the Apalachees and was the Spaniards' westernmost capital.
Mission San Luis will make sure your special day is truly special! Basic setup is handled by the venue and they have a list of preferred caterers for you to consider. Mission San Luis rental spaces are available year-round and there are different rates depending on the day of the week.
You can schedule engagement photos with your photographer on the beautiful historic grounds during museum hours (Tuesday – Sunday, 10-4). Your guests will also be given complimentary admission cards to enjoy and learn about the historic site during museum hours.
There is wheelchair accessibility and parking is available. A portion of the proceeds go to museum programming. Help support the Mission and other Friends of Florida History programs!
Contact Mission San Luis today for more information or to schedule your site visit. You will fall in love with what they have to offer!
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Mission San Luis is a fantastic venue to have your wedding! There are so many beautiful and unique picture locations which is a photographers dream. Their staff is always helpful and goes above and beyond to make sure everything is taken care of. I love how you have an onsite rain plan too. I highly recommend Mission San Luis for your wedding venue!
Mission San Luis is not only one the most beautiful landmarks in Florida, it is also a dream-like environment for a wedding. Your friends and family get to see one of the biggest moments in your life in the luxury of true Historical Florida charm. ??
Ohhh Mission San Luis! What a special place this is! It's truly Tallahassee's hidden gem and one of our favorite venues to photograph a wedding at. They have a huge dressing area for the bride and groom, beautiful historic grounds to take photos around, and a brand new ballroom and hall perfect for your ceremony or reception. It's the best of both worlds, and their staff is also second to none!
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Historic site is open to the public 10 am - 4 pm. For a tour of our rental facilities call Mimi for an appointment at 850-245-6402.
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- Bridal Suite
- Set Up
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- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
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- Uncovered Outdoor
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- Engagement Party
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- Set Up
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