The Howey Mansion is a historic wedding venue located in Howie in the Hills, Florida. Featuring a breathtaking property, lush gardens, and antique decor, this is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the central Florida area. While many historic mansions can be overwhelming, this space is designed to welcome everyone that walks through its doors. With a mix of elegance and charm, The Howey Mansion will enhance your special day!
Facilities and Capacity
This mansion provides its couples with a truly stunning setting. With a magnificent foyer, graceful curving stone stairway, three immense fireplaces, and a ballroom-sized drawing-room, The Howey Mansion is large enough to house all of your wedding guests. The types of event spaces that are available include indoor, covered, and uncovered outdoor settings. There are also numerous scenic views that can be enjoyed throughout the property. The Howey Mansion can comfortably seat up to 300 people.
Not only is The Howey Mansion a breathtaking wedding venue, but it is also made up of a world-class staff who are trained to exceed all of their clients’ expectations. This historic building is available to host a variety of your wedding-related events, including your wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, elopement, and/or rehearsal dinner. Event planning packages range from opulent all the way down to intimate, depending on the type of celebration you have envisioned. Services include:
- Get-ready rooms
- Liability insurance
- Pet friendly
- Preferred vendors only
This 20-room mansion was built in 1925 by the community’s founder, William J. Howey. Five years prior, Howey purchased 60,000 acres in central Florida and founded the town that bore his name. Designed by Katherine Cotheal Budd, the home has a Mediterranean Revival vibe to it. Throughout the years, this lavish home has hosted numerous parties with famous guests that include U.S. presidents and Hollywood superstars.
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With more than 20 years of experience at Arthur’s, Lori prides herself on keeping her passion for events fresh every day. Before joining the Howey team, she studied Art and Theatre in college and was a cook, kitchen manager, and general manager at various restaurants in Orlando. Lori has used her experience in theatre to become one of the most creative people on our team. She plans weddings as if they are theatrical moments by understanding her clients’ stories, setting the scene, and picking the right food to bring it all together.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Howey Mansion?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
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- Cake Cutting
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- House Beer
- House Wine
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- Historic Building
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- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
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- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Howey Mansion offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Outside Vendors
- Preferred Vendors Only
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Howey Mansion have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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