The Mackey House is a historic wedding venue in Savannah, Georgia. Located five minutes away from downtown Savannah, the venue has been part of Georgia’s wedding industry for more than 16 years. The family-owned mansion features a colonial-style home, a pond, a garden with tropical ferns, palm trees, and creatively trimmed flowers with a pavilion under pine and oak trees.
Facilities and Capacity
The Mackey House is a 440-acre property that can host up to 300 guests within its six indoor and outdoor wedding event spaces. The venue features outdoor fountains, a four-acre pond, a 2,600-square-foot outdoor pavilion with a foyer, a fireplace, and ceiling fans. It also has a 2,600-square-foot outdoor covered deck with a see-through ceiling. The 12’x20' dance floor has atmospheric lighting.
The Mackey House can host various wedding events that include ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties. The venue provides catering, an in-house bar, accommodations, transport, cakes, entertainment, invitations, photography, and many more services. Its event services include:
Purchased by Harry E. Martin, Jr., in 1931, the property was renamed “Red Gate Farms” by his wife, Mamie Smith Martin. In 1997, Martin’s granddaughter, Laura, and her husband, Fred Mackey, built a home at Red Gate Farms, which also happened to host their daughter Tonya’s wedding. Ever since, Fred and Laura received multiple requests from friends and family wanting to host events at the Mackay House, making it one of Savannah’s premier wedding venues.
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Samantha · Getting married on 12/14/2019
Dream wedding venue
The Mackey House is the dream wedding venue. The house and grounds are exquisite. The staff at Mackey House are a pleasure to work with.Sent on 03/11/2019
Allysha Connor · Married on 08/30/2019
Amazing venue, amazing people!
This venue was more than we even imagined! It is so beautiful and everyone was so helpful and kind from the day we submitted our request for our date, throughout our entire event. Someone was always there to answer any questions we had, they made sure everyone ran smoothly on our big day, and most importantly everyone was very nice, professional, and open to help with anything we needed. We highly recommend using the Mackey House!Sent on 09/08/2019
Jennifer Wigley · Married on 06/22/2019
Very friendly people and a beautiful venue. A lot of nice places for beautiful pictures.Sent on 02/05/2019
The Mackey House is a very elegant venue. I have been catering there for 15 years. It is a brides dream wedding venue.
I have been privileged to provide the ceremony music at the Mackey House many times over the years. Every time I enter the grounds I am amazed at the beauty of the place and the consistent professionalism of the staff. Any wedding or event at the Mackey House is, and will be spectacular.
Rustic and Serene. This venue moves you away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Savannah. Great Parking and can accommodate large groups!