The Mackey House

190 Red Gate Farms Trail, Savannah, GA 31405 Map · Phone number
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About The Mackey House

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.

Services Offered
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:

  • Bridal suite
  • Groom’s quarters
  • Set up
  • Lighting and sound
  • Clean up


History
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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143 Reviews for The Mackey House

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Samantha · Married on 12/14/2019

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    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
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    Zoraida Rivera · Married on 11/10/2019

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    Amazing Mackey House Wedding

    The Mackey House was absolutely amazing! The venue is beautiful and has great options for ceremony and reception. They were great to work with and so accommodating. All of our guests were so impressed with how beautiful everything was. Shelley was so helpful and fun. Dave was great at overseeing everything and so nice (he even shared his cough drops with me cause I started to lose my voice). Thanks Mackey House for making our day so special ❤️

    Sent on 11/12/2019
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    kaycee · Married on 11/09/2019

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    So happy I chose the Mackey House!

    My now husband and I wanted a destination wedding in Savannah, we came across the Mackey House and fell in love with the beauty of the property. From the first email until the last the staff at the Mackey House were very responsive and helpful especially since we were planning everything through the phone, emails, etc.

    We had 120 guest and utilized the lakeside ceremony location and the deck for the reception. We were nervous about the amount of people on the deck, however, their were plenty of space and it was not overcrowded at all.

    Dave was absolutely phenomenal as both the coordinator and DJ. We are very happy we chose to use his services as he made the wedding day flawless and kept our guests dancing the entire night. Dave walked us through the entire process and offered his experiences to help guide us through decision making.

    We used Chef Ray and were extremely happy with the food he provided. Our guests are still raving about it !! He really worked with us to provide a specific menu we wanted for our guests. I would highly recommend his services!

    Sent on 12/01/2019

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The Mackey House 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?
    $ 4000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 25
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Specialty Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    250
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    6
  • Describe your venue:
    Campsite/Cabin
    Country/Golf Club
    Farm/Ranch
    Garden
    Historic Building
    Mansion
    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
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    March
    April
    May
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    June
    July
    August

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Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements

  • Gourmet Catering Wedding Caterers

    The Mackey House is a very elegant venue. I have been catering there for 15 years. It is a brides dream wedding venue.

  • Two Strings Are Better Than One Wedding Musicians

    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.

  • Joe's Homemade Cafe, Catering and Bakery Wedding Caterers

    Rustic and Serene. This venue moves you away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Savannah. Great Parking and can accommodate large groups!

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  • 190 Red Gate Farms Trail Savannah, GA, 31405 See on map
    9122347404 (Phone number)
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