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

Other Gainesville Venue Ideas:

The Hippodrome

Best Western Gateway Grand

UF Hilton

Little Forrest Farm


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​The Herlong Mansion

The Thomas Center

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.

The Baughman Center

​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.