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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!

We Likey: Villa De Suenos | St. Simons Island Wedding Venue

Villa de Suenos wedding venue on St. SImons Island

 

The gorgeous Villa De Suenos is absolutely beautiful.  This lovely private villa tucked away off of East Beach on St. Simons Island and offers an expansive decadence that is perfect for your destination wedding in Coastal Georgia.  Overlooking beautiful Sea Island, It sleeps 15, which makes it perfect for early arrivals and pampering your bridal party.  With an infinity edge pool that appears to spill into the crystal blue ocean and bricked terrace, it is calling for al fresco dining and entertainment.

infinity pool endless pool at the Villa De Suenos on St. Simons Island

patio view of the infinity pool at villa de suenos wedding st simons island

brick terrace at villa de suenos saint simons island

The beautiful Villa is perfect to escape the resort crowds and hold your own personal fete for your wedding reception in St. Simons Island:

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Thank you to the beautiful St. Simons Island wedding photographer, Brooke Roberts for the captivating images above!

Want to see more?  If you think the outside is divine, you absolutely must see the video tour: