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St. Simons Lighthouse | St. Simons Wedding Venue

St. Simons Lighthouse Heritage Center WeddingAnna and Spencer  

There are so many gorgeous places to have weddings on St. Simons Island.  One of the favorites among brides and locals alike is the Lighthouse and the A.W. Jones Heritage Center.  Having your wedding at one of the area’s most notable landmarks can inspire your theme and images.  With it being right at the water, you are able to get some really wonderful pictures that will last a lifetime.

If you are looking for a place that can host both your ceremony and wedding reception, this is a perfect venue.  You have the option of using the nearby gazebo, the porch of the Keeper’s House or even the beautiful brick DeLong Courtyard.  There are also lovely oak trees with the iconic Spanish moss that make for a memorable backdrop.

Wedding at St Simons Lighthouse Gazebo  Anna and Spencer
Wedding at the St Simons Lighthouse Keeper's House
Once Like A Spark

st simons lighthouse wedding heritage center

 Brooke Roberts

Most couples opt to have their cocktail hours outside in the brick courtyard and on the surrounding porches facing the water.  Gauging the time of year, position of the sun and tide, you can get a gentle breeze that makes the  area very comfortable.  Buffets are set up in the foyer of the Heritage Center in front of the gift shop (tip:  serpentine tables make for a great, unique design and work well for double-sided buffets which get your guests fed quickly!).

Weddings at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center on St Simons Lighthouse

Weddings at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center on St Simons Lighthouse

Weddings at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center on St Simons Lighthouse

Realistically, the ballroom can fit up to 100 people comfortably with space for a dance floor.  Any overflow can be set up for guests to dine outside.   There is a stage that is the perfect focal point for your sweetheart or head table, cake table or DJ.

All in all, it’s a great venue in a wonderful area that has nearby hotels, making it convenient for your guests to actually walk to the wedding ceremony and reception.  You can bring in your own caterer and baker, which adds more flexibility for your planning.

Happy Planning!

Real St. Simons Lighthouse Wedding: Katie and Jordan

st simons lighthouse heritage center wedding :: wedding planner/coordinator

Katie and Jordan’s wedding was an absolute blast.  I’ve never seen the entire male population of the guest list ditch their ties, surround the bride on the dance floor and serenade her to the Doobey Brothers.  It was a great party– filled with beautiful sentiment, great food and of course great music.

st simons wedding dress lighthouse heritage center

One of my most favorite things of the day was Katie’s wedding dress. It was amazing!  The cut was perfect for her silhouette, and had these beautiful organza and silk flowers along the skirt.  On top of that, it was embellished with a beaded belt on the sweetheart neckline. It was absolutely delicious.

st simons wedding florist flowers decorations st simons lighthouse wedding Two of the best kisses during the ceremony:
st simons lighthouse wedding heritage center

st simons wedding cake and florals florist decorations designer

st simons wedding reception venue lighthouse heritage center

st simons wedding reception venue lighthouse heritage center

st simons wedding reception venue lighthouse heritage center

 Event Team

Wedding Planner/Producer: Cocktails + Details //Wedding Photographer:  Brooke Roberts Photography // Wedding Ceremony and Reception Venue:  St. Simons Lighthouse/A.W. Jones Heritage Center // Catering, Wedding Cake:  Tasteful Temptations // Florist: Edward on St. Simons // DJ: Island Sound