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.
156 Reviews for The Mackey House
Recommended by 95% of couples
68 User photos
Shane · Married on 02/20/2020
Amazing Venue. Even better people.
Dave and Nicole, I hope you’re reading this. You guys were STELLAR. You went above and beyond passed any expectations. We had some issues pop up on the day of, and they were able to deliver and take care of all things thrown at them. They made our special day truly special. This venue is simply amazing. If you haven’t seen it first hand, please schedule your tour.Sent on 02/27/2020
We loved this place from the minute we seen it. There’s a beautiful balcony inside that allows spectators to gaze down onto the cake cutting location. This was one of the key selling factors for us on this venue. Sadly, we were not told, until day of, that this feature would be inaccessible to us and the guests due to an undisclosed incident. Although this really bummed us out, this is truly the only bad thing about the venue. Thank you for making us feel welcomed into your place of unity.
Shane and Savannah
The Mackey House's reply:Shane,
Emily F. · Getting married on 06/07/2022
Beautiful and affordable
We had the entire place to ourselves for the wedding. Plenty of space for guests to explore and for us to have amazing photos. The staff is great in being flexible and helping you achieve your dream wedding.Sent on 10/03/2020
The Mackey House's reply:Emily, thank you for your kind words! We're glad to hear that you and your guests had a wonderful experience. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be a part of your very special day.
Brooke B. · Married on 12/20/2020
We had the most amazing wedding thanks to the Mackey House
Everyone loved the Mackey House. It’s so beautiful. They made everything come together exactly how I pictured it. They were great giving us recommendations for caterers and florists and officiants since we lived out of town! It made it fun and enjoyable instead of stressful. Love love love the Mackey house!!Sent on 03/20/2021
The Mackey House's reply:Brooke, thank you so much for your review! We are so glad we were able to help make your special day wonderful and as stress free as possible!
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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!