The Southern Mansion is an elegant and historic wedding venue in Cape May, New Jersey. This one-of-a-kind historic home, built circa 1860, offers acres of award-winning gardens and beautiful English architecture that provide the perfect backdrop for your romantic affair. The Southern Mansion is right on the Jersey beaches, and a walk away from some of the best boutiques and restaurants in Cape May. It is a great venue for destination weddings, providing a unique southern charm you can't find anywhere else.
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The Southern Mansion offers luxurious indoor and outdoor venue spaces for your wedding and reception. From the Victorian ballroom to the lush garden terrace, this home is perfect for intimate wedding and grand events. The bridal party makes its entrance from the ornate spiral staircase, then walks to the garden area for the ceremony and cocktail hour. The outdoor ceremony space is recommended, however an indoor ceremony can be accomodated, especially in bad weather. The Southern Mansion has a large dining hall with beautiful glass window to offer a garden view. A separate room os provided for music and dancing during the reception. Up to 150 guests are invited to join you at the Southern Mansion for your romantic evening. Before the wedding, the couple is provided a luxury master suite for pre-wedding preparation. The bridal suite can also be rented the night before.
The Southern Mansion offers several wedding packages to complete your planning process. They provide on-site catering (cakes and bar not provided), as well as table and chair set up, custom decor, cake cutting set and service, and bar arrangements. Catering menus are specially designed from the Southern Mansion's award-winning culinary team, and can be customized to include vegan, vegetarian, and special diet needs. You will be paired with a wedding coordinator to ensure every detail of your wedding day goes exactly as planned. The Southern Mansion also has an on-site wedding officiant, who can perform religious and secular weddings, and civil unions.
The Southern Mansion is not only a premier South Jersey wedding venue, but a quaint bed and breakfast where your bridal party can stay the weekend. With a total of 24 rooms, the Southern Mansion can house your guests, and provides perfect wedding night quarters for you to enjoy. Room accommodations include:
- Full bath with hand painted tile showers
- 32" flat screen TVs
- Gourmet breakfast
- Evening turndown service
- Beach chairs and towels available in the summer
- Access to the Southern Mansion's Willow Creek Winery
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I have videotaped weddings at Southern Mansion for several years and you simply cannot beat the charm and elegance of this property. Located only 30 minutes from Atlantic City, you would think you are hours away in another world. The entire staff has been helpful to me as a vendor and this makes my clients videos that much better. I love shooting at the Southern Mansion as it is as beauitful and unique a setting you can get in South Jersey. You cannot go wrong at the Southern Mansion.
One of my favorite places to deliver to. Amazingly beautiful venue, professional and welcoming staff... All of my brides that have had their receptions here have been very happy.
The Southern Mansion is a haven of elegance in a by-gone-era in romantic Cape May, NJ. We have worked with the Southern Mansion for many years, their sweeping lawn makes an unforgettable backdrop for your intimate seaside wedding. Their gorgeous accommodations are unique in a quaint town filled with lots to see and do. A great place for a couple who craves the very best for their wedding. We are proud to recommend them and look forward to working with them for many years to come!
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- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
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- Bridal Shower
- Rehearsal Dinner
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- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
- Set Up
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