Burroughs Home and Gardens
2505 First Street
Fort Myers Fl, 33901
CapacityUp to 250 Guests
The Burroughs Home & Gardens offers a historic wedding venue in Fort Myers, Florida. This vintage venue sits along the Caloosahatchee River beneath acres of prominent oak trees. Say “I do” alongside a historic mansion, built during the turn of the century under ancient great oak trees and a lush landscape. The Burroughs Home & Gardens provides the perfect setting for vintage and rustic style weddings with the romance of a beautiful river backdrop.
The lush, hidden gardens are kept green and welcoming year-round. Constant attention is served to encourage gorgeous blooms during appropriate seasons. The historic grotto, reflecting pool, flower beds, and natural spring fountains create a lavish setting that lends to the romantic ambiance, and providing the perfect settings for photo opportunities.
Choose from a large array of beautiful ceremony and reception sites within the historic home, the gardens and the stunning, open air Gale McBride pavilion. Have an intimate or large gathering under a canvas of mature live oaks or on the waterfront of the Caloosahatchee River. This picturesque property is the right size for any size wedding or celebration.
Facilities and Capacity
The historic mansion is the perfect location for those that love waterside weddings and receptions. Opt for a ceremony facing the home with up to 250 guests gathering under the giant oak trees followed by a reception in the open aired waterside pavilion that overlooks the beautiful Caloosahatchee River.
The Burroughs Home & Gardens provides knowledgeable and friendly event staff eager to help you. Take advantage of their top notch catering partners, who will provide options for delectable food, bar and other event rentals to fit your wedding budget and taste. The Historic Venue includes:
Covered Reception for 250
Preferred Caterer Selection
Complimentary Self Parking
Burroughs Home & Gardens was built in 1901 and remains one of the first Georgian revival style homes in Fort Myers. It is ideally located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in Downtown Fort Myers. It has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. The home is decorated with stately workmanship and original furnishings. It is no surprise that this home attracted many familiar names, like the Edisons and Fords.