The town of Milledgeville, Georgia has many places to say “I do,” from historic buildings to charming churches. But it’s the outdoor spaces that provide an unrivaled connection with nature. These weddings allow guests to enjoy the Southern climate as the backdrop for the nuptials. Whether you’re looking for a lakeside retreat or a rustic barn wedding, Milledgeville has the place for your big day.
Set in the dense forest along the Oconee River, Adam’s Acres is one of Milledgeville’s most beautiful wedding venues. There’s a rustic wooden arch that can serve as the altar as well as an open-air pavilion for the reception. Pricing is all-inclusive so couples don’t have to worry about unexpected costs on the most important day of their lives. Adam’s Acres also has an extensive list of preferred vendors, including caterers, florists, photographers, and planners to make your day perfect.
The Club at Lake Sinclair
Say “I do” at The Club at Lake Sinclair, a lakefront venue that has been a beloved site of celebrations since opening in 1957. The club has multiple spaces for the big day but it’s the grounds that have the best views of the lake. There’s also a grand ballroom, bar and grill, terrace, and lounge for receptions. The Club at Lake Sinclair can accommodate festivities of nearly any size.
The Dogwood Barn
Ideal for a rustic yet elegant and romantic wedding, The Dogwood Barn is a premier wedding venue situated on over 600 acres in the historical city of Milledgeville. The Dogwood barn is the centerpiece of G5Ranch, and the venue is family owned and operated. A lot of love went into designing this barn, as the owners have 5 daughters so they built the barn with 5 very special weddings in mind. However, their goal at the Dogwood Barn is to exceed your expectations while creating an unforgettable experience for their couples and their families.
Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion
Tie the knot alongside an important piece of the state’s history at Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion. The majestic columned building was the home of the state governor starting in 1839 and survived the Civil War. It’s now managed by Georgia College and State University and allows weddings on the lawn. The beautiful home makes for the perfect backdrop for nuptials. The mansion even has its own caterer, Sodexo Catering, and offers the use of the education building for receptions of up to 80 guests.
The historic 74-acre farm at O’Quinn’s Mill provides rustic beauty for weddings of up to 150 guests. Built in 1807 by Colonel Thaddeus Holt, the property features an 18-acre pond with an overlook deck, a historic gristmill, and a sprawling farmhouse lawn. The lawn has long wooden benches and an archway for the couple to stand under. An open-air pavilion is perfect for receptions. The three-bedroom farmhouse is also available for rent on Airbnb and is convenient for the wedding party.
Rose Hill at Lockerly Arboretum
Serving as the centerpiece of Lockerly Arboretum, Rose Hill is a timeless Greek Revival home situated in the center of the property and presides over its surroundings with elegance and grace. With picturesque grounds and architecture, spend your wedding day surrounded by dreamy gardens, rich history, and endless stunning backdrops. Rose Hill and the gardens of Lockerly Arboretum provide a beautiful setting for rehearsal dinners, weddings, and receptions. Whether you choose to say ‘I do” in the front parlor of Rose Hill, in the meadow or at the amphitheater, Lockerly Arboretum offers a unique and lovely setting for your special day. Rose Hill accommodates 75 people for weddings and many couples decide to host their rehearsal dinner here in addition to the wedding ceremony and reception. The spacious bedrooms upstairs provide plenty of space for the wedding party to dress in addition to serving as a backdrop for pictures.
Simply Southern Barn
Set along the shores of Lake Sinclair, the Simply Southern Barn is a popular choice for a country-style wedding. The grounds include a pond with a water feature, a vintage truck, and space for an altar. The two-story barn has two 2,800 square-foot spaces with climate control for all-season events, ideal for a reception of up to 250 guests. There are also separate suites for the wedding party to get ready. Simply Southern Barn even has an extensive vendor list to supply everything you need for the special day.
Find your dream wedding in Milledgeville. Reach out to Visit Milledgeville for assistance planning your wedding, securing a room block for your guests, or to include uniquely Milledgeville touches.