10 Unique Wedding Venues in Southwest Florida

The Fort Myers area may be synonymous with beaches, but you can fall in love with an alternative venue that reflects your sense of style.


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Edison and Ford Winter Estates

History buffs rejoice at these classic Floridian estates formerly owned by the famed inventor Thomas Edison and businessman Henry Ford. Today, both historic homes have been preserved as museums with immaculate gardens that can be rented for outdoor weddings, featuring a beautiful waterfront backdrop, spectacular sunset views, and towering banyan trees.

Shangri-La Springs

Lush gardens welcome you to this historic boutique hotel, where over 8 acres of tropical landscape and flowing natural springs set the stage for your romantic day. With a wide variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces, this beautiful hotel can accommodate groups of any size, from 10 to 400. With the white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico just minutes away, Shangri-La Springs is a popular choice for destination weddings and local couples alike. Their organic farm-to-table restaurant will provide your guests with a wedding meal worth writing home about.

Alderman House by Mizner

A classic Mediterranean-style home in downtown Fort Myers, built by the famed Spanish architect Addison Mizner, is a fairytale setting for your big day. Royal Palms lead the way to the courtyard, while Spanish arches create picture-perfect backdrops.

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A Line Ranch

Old Florida charm and southern hospitality make this classic ranch a beautiful setting for your dream day. You’ll feel transported to another world as you relax and watch the cattle graze, the birds soar high over the lush trees, and the horses run the pastures. Behind the main ceremony site is a tranquil lake, where you can even go fishing. An open-air barn serves as a dreamy reception spot, with a huge wood-burning brick fireplace setting the scene.

M&M Farms

Located in the heart of Buckingham, this working farm provides a beautiful rustic setting and farmhouse accommodations. You can even rent the farmhouse for the weekend to fully immerse yourself in the quaint surroundings and make it seamless to prepare for your big day. Capture memorable photos surrounded by the ranch’s livestock, and take advantage of the vintage trucks and tractors as creative backdrops.

Buckingham Farms

A farm-to-table experience like no other, this 85-acre ranch and hydroponic farm is sure to deliver one of the most memorable wedding meals of your guests’ lives. The Rustic Barn, nestled among acres of oak trees, provides a gorgeous backdrop for your ceremony and reception. Open-air seating allows you to take in the sights while relaxing with a fantastic meal and dancing the night away.

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La Casa Toscana

A taste of Tuscany on 10 manicured acres, this private estate is surrounded by palms and never-ending sunshine. Attention to detail is clearly evident as you roam around the stunning property, from the beautiful gazebo to the lush garden to the gentle lake.

Millennial Brewing Company

Host the modern wedding of your dreams in this open-concept brewery, with 6,300-square feet that can be customized to your delight – it’s truly a blank space where you can bring your vision to life. Bring in some food trucks and indulge in craft beer for a perfectly casual, easy-breezy wedding with up to 120 guests.

The Tree House

Step back in time at this one-of-a-kind downtown venue, reflecting the styles of the roaring 1920s to golden age of the 1940s. Beautifully decorated with antique chandeliers and furniture, each room of this historic home provides a relaxing spot for guests to lounge, partake in a game, or just enjoy the ambiance. Ceremonies are held beneath a beautiful banyan tree, with a vintage iron arbor marking the spot where you’ll say “I do.” A classic speakeasy provides a fun spot for your cocktail hour, while the main dining room sets the stage for your reception.

Oxbow Fort Myers

With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Caloosahatchee River, this elegant space provides a modern backdrop for your big day. Take in the Florida sunshine and spectacular sunsets from the outdoor terrace, and retire to the exquisitely-decorated interior for a reception to remember.

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