The Lodge at Wakulla Springs

550 Wakulla Park Drive, Crawfordville, FL 32327 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Lodge at Wakulla Springs

The Lodge at Wakulla Springs, based out of Crawfordville, Florida, is a retreat location and wedding event venue. Considered a Florida architectural landmark on the National Register of Historic Places, this venue has been on the grounds since 1937 and is surrounded by a 6,000-acre park and a deep freshwater spring. The Lodge’s outdoor venues offer the ability to be surrounded by nature with canopies of oak, hickory and beach trees, the natural spring, and Florida wildlife. Offering a southern vibe, The Lodge is a peaceful location for weddings, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, and other special events.

Facilities and Capacity

Showcasing an American style popularized during the 1930s, The Lodge combines Spanish Mediterranean Revival and “art deco” motifs, including massive masonry, marble floors, and wrought iron grill work throughout both the indoor and outdoor spaces. Many activities are available to guests as well, including swimming and snorkeling in the natural freshwater spring, riverboat tours that give guests a glimpse of Florida wildlife, and more. A truly charming space, The Lodge at Wakulla Springs can accommodate up to 250 people for wedding events.

Services Offered

The Lodge at Wakulla Springs offers a beautiful natural setting for your wedding event with all the comforts and conveniences of a full-service hotel and catering team. The venue’s professional team will work closely with you to develop a custom plan for your wedding event, including a reception menu, assisting in choosing the perfect ceremony location, and offering stunning embellishments and recommendations. The staff is available to help you get all the details in one place so you can relax and enjoy your day. Other services offered by the venue include:

  • Chairs, tables, and linens
  • Glassware, flatware, and china
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Guest accommodations
  • Event rentals
  • Wireless Internet
  • Liability insurance
  • Bridal suite
  • In-house bar

Cuisine

The Lodge at Wakulla Springs offers delicious in-house catering services with various presentation styles, including buffet style, cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, plated options, food stations, and more. Couples will also receive servers at their event who provide cake service.



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25 Reviews for The Lodge at Wakulla Springs

Recommended by 81% of couples


4.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.1
  • Professionalism 4.0
  • Flexibility 4.1
  • Value 4.2
  • Average response time 3.8
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    Jillian · Married on 03/05/2016

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    We got ready for our wedding as well as hosted our reception at the Wakulla Springs Lodge. It is a wonderful place to celebrate at! The venue is very charming and romantic, and is a great place for a vintage feel to your wedding. They were extremely accommodating with every part of the process. It also made the planning simpler on our end because linens, tables, place settings, silverware, and chairs are all things that Lodge provides when you have your event there. The food was delicious and it received many compliments. The event coordinator Sarah, is terrific at her job and went above and beyond to make our day exceed our expectations. We are forever grateful for her and the team at Wakulla for the excellent service and for helping make our most special day possible. Thank you!
    Sincerely,
    Nate & Jillian

    Sent on 03/18/2016
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    Stephanie · Married on 03/22/2014

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    Loved loved loved this venue we chose for our wedding! It is such a beautiful area and had the "Old Florida" look we were going for. We held the ceremony outside on the lawn behind the lodge and had the reception in the terrace and lobby inside the lodge. Jodi did an awesome job as the site event coordinator as well as the chef. She was very responsive to e-mails and texts and she helped me not only with typical venue details, but also helped with suggestions on my day-of timeline and other little things I was unsure of. Her food was absolutely amazing!! We had steak medallions with caramelized onions & au jus, citrus herb chicken, bacon & brussels sprouts, green beans, roasted sweet potatoes, and a salad. It was all really good, but the steak was out of this world. I had people commenting on how amazing it was all that night and for a few days after!! The balsamic dressing was one of the best I've ever had too. The wait-staff and bar staff were all very attentive and so kind and professional.
    We also blocked off the rooms at the lodge for family and friends to reserve. Most of the people staying there were there for both Friday and Saturday nights, which made it a fun getaway weekend for everyone. We moved up to the conference room upstairs off rooms 101 and 102 and got to catch up with everyone on Friday after the rehearsal dinner (which we held off-site) and after the reception. Because we had all the rooms reserved for guests at our party, they were okay with us staying up and hanging out much later than the reception went. The rooms are very nice and I just love the antique feel and there are no TV's, which I love since it encourages everyone to hang out. During the day, a lot of the guests that were staying on-site went on the boat ride or went swimming.
    I would recommend this venue in a heartbeat. We and our guests had an awesome time and it all went just perfectly!

    Sent on 04/02/2014

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The Lodge at Wakulla Springs FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Hotel, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? February, March, April, May, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, June, July, August, September

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    850-972-2588 (Phone number)

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