The Glen Venue

7504 Glen Nursery Road, Glen Saint Mary, FL 32040 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Glen Venue

The Glen Venue is a spacious, Old Florida style wedding and event venue located in Glen St. Mary, Florida, just 30 minutes west of Jacksonville off I-10. Rich in history and Southern charm the Mathis House provides the perfect setting for the couple looking for a relaxed outdoor wedding venue and stunning wedding photos.

Facilities and Capacity
The Glen Venue's Mathis House is situated on ten acres of Glen St Mary Nursery and is surrounded by lush flora and fauna indicative of northeast Florida. The spacious grounds offer several wedding ceremony locations which include the Arbor in the Glade, the Cirtrus Grove Gazebo, or The Century Tree. Guests will enjoy dining under the stars or a rented tent. The Mathis House provides a bridal suite, groom's changing room, large island kitchen, and screened back porch. Other indoor space can accommodate small gatherings such as engagement party, wedding shower or rehearsal dinner. The large deck is perfect for dancing and celebrating special occasions.

The Glen Venue also offers the nearby Honeymoon Cabin nestled on the edge of the woods. The newlywed couple is invited to relax and enjoy this cozy cabin after a full wedding day.

Services Offered
The Mathis House base fee includes tables, ample parking, wheel chair accessible facilities, and reception clean up. Outside vendors are welcome to assist you with your ceremony and reception needs. The Taber family, proprietors of the property, are available to assist you in creating the day of your dreams from the very beginning of your planning to the day of your wedding.

History
In 1882 at the young age of 27, George L. Taber Sr. settled in Glen St. Mary, Florida, and began cultivating fruit trees. By the early 1900's Glen St. Mary Nursery was a major contributor in Florida's citrus and nursery stock industry, including the development of the George L. Taber azalea. Today Glen St. Mary Nursery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as it continues the family owned wholesale nursery business. Five generations of the Taber family call The Glen home and invite you to experience this rich heritage of family and Southern hospitality.

A Day to Remember
A Day to Remember
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The Mathis House circa 1915
The Mathis House circa 1915
Mr & Mrs
Mr & Mrs
Happily Ever After
Happily Ever After
Century Tree Ceremony
Century Tree Ceremony
Mathis House Century Tree
Mathis House Century Tree
Newlyweds in the Citrus Grove
Newlyweds in the Citrus Grove
United in Love
United in Love
Historic 1884 Barn
Historic 1884 Barn
Beautiful Bridal Party
Beautiful Bridal Party
Love is Sweet
Love is Sweet
Reception Preparations
Reception Preparations
Reception Food & Fun
Reception Food & Fun
Simple Elegance
Simple Elegance
Secluded Places
Secluded Places
Old Florida Inspired
Old Florida Inspired
1916 Greenhouse
1916 Greenhouse
Spring Love
Spring Love
Love & Support
Love & Support
Revealed in Bamboo
Revealed in Bamboo
Lovely
Lovely
Citrus Grove Gazebo
Citrus Grove Gazebo
Reception on the Lawn
Reception on the Lawn
Relax and Enjoy
Relax and Enjoy
Southern Hospitality
Southern Hospitality
Dance the Night Away
Dance the Night Away
Mr & Mrs First Dance
Mr & Mrs First Dance
Love is Timeless
Love is Timeless
Forever Friends
Forever Friends
Wedding Arbor in the Glade
Wedding Arbor in the Glade
Natural Beauty
Natural Beauty
First Dance
First Dance
Winter Wedding Elegance
Winter Wedding Elegance
Reception Under the Stars
Reception Under the Stars
Enchanted Love
Enchanted Love
Newlyweds!
Newlyweds!
To Have and to Hold
To Have and to Hold
Romantic Sunset
Romantic Sunset
A Day to Remember
A Day to Remember
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The Mathis House circa 1915
The Mathis House circa 1915

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21 Reviews for The Glen Venue

Recommended by 99% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Jade · Married on 11/09/2019

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    Amazing! Perfect venue for your perfect day!

    The Glen Venue is truly a hidden gem! We got married 11/9/19 and it could not have been a more perfect setting. The Mathis House is beautiful and unique, if you are looking for an outside setting. And affordable! LaNell and the crew were awesome to work with day of, and helped in anyway they could to keep things running smooth. Would highly highly recommend this venue! Wish we could relive that day over and over!! :)

    Sent on 12/05/2019
  • Silvia

    Silvia Montalvo · Married on 10/11/2019

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    The venue is a paradise

    I love every single picture surrounded by nature. First looks in an abandoned greenhouse and old style house from the 1800’s definitely perfect for the vintage look I was looking for! I loved how everything came out! This place is a paradise and my family and friends loved it!

    Sent on 11/03/2019

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The Glen Venue 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?
    $ 2996
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2996
  • 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?
    $ 2996
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2996
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Clean Up
    Parking
    Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
  • 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
    Clean Up
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    July
    August

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