The Baughman Center

Other Gainesville Venue Ideas:

The Hippodrome

Best Western Gateway Grand

UF Hilton

Little Forrest Farm


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Sweetwater Branch Inn

Nestled in hip downtown Gainesville, Sweetwater Branch Inn’s lush, manicured gardens complete with a colonnade and gazebo flourish beside the spacious McKenzie Reception Hall - capable of hosting an on-site reception for up to 250 guests. With delicious custom catering and 20 suites & cottages for guests, Sweetwater is your already gorgeous total package.

​Gainesville, High Springs & Alachua

Alachua county boasts Old-Florida charm combined with a posh cosmopolitan feel.​​

This page will help you navigate which venue is right for you in Gainesville.


​The Herlong Mansion

The Thomas Center

Santa Fe River Ranch


This beautiful, natural setting is approximately 1750 acres located along the Santa Fe River in North Central Florida. It boasts picturesque views in a tranquil environment. The ranch is a favorite location for weddings and other special events. Facilities include a

restored show barn, a new enclosed, air conditioned and heated barn complete with a loft, large beautiful chandelier and spiral staircases, a timeless lodge, and majestic oak trees.

​Kanapaha Botanical Gardens