Many couples consider a destination wedding to an exotic location in the Caribbean or Mexico for their big day. If you want to keep it local, there are many great destinations in Orlando that are affordable and offer an incredible backdrop for your special day. You definitely want the best for your wedding without breaking the bank. Here are the my top ten suggestions for weddings in and around Orlando.
Leu Gardens, 1920 North Forest Ave., Orlando, FL
This local is a favorite. It offers a beautiful setting year round, is very affordable, and offers spaces from simple outside ceremony to a sit-down for 180 guests.
Lakeside Reception Hall, 4005 N 441, Orlando, FL
Inside or outside, spacious deck overlooking Lake Fairview, accomodating up to 200 guests. Great pricing, and best open bar pricing in town.
Casa Feliz, 656 Park Ave N., Winter Park, FL
Richly historical site with front lawn (120 guests) or courtyard ceremony (80 guests) options. Perfect setting for you intimate and memorable day.
Mead Gardens, 1500 S Denning Dr, Winter Park, FL
A perfect wedding location for up to 400 guests, surrounded by white antique lamp posts, the amphitheater is beautifully landscaped and fully shaded by towering oak trees.
Gaylord Palms, 6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL
Wedding choices here include an outdoor pavilion, the grand atrium, or a formal ballroom. Perfect for large weddings with hotel rooms, catering, florist, and other wedding needs right on-site.
The Estate House at Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Ave, Orlando, FL
Featuring spacious lawns and magnolia flanked gates, this location gives the flavor of the old south. An amazing location to marry on the shores of Lake Jessamine in elegant surroundings.
Paradise Cove, 13245 Lake Bryan, Lake Buena Vista, FL
If a more relaxed beach backdrop is your style, Paradise Cove is the place to have your ceremony. This location will accommodate up to 20 guests and is surrounded by the beauty of Florida nature.
Celebration Hotel, 700 Bloom St. Celebration, FL
Whether you choose a lakeside or ballroom ceremony, your event will be magical and unforgettable.
Lake Eola Park, Downtown Orlando, FL
A perfect backdrop for small weddings of 25 or less, the Ting Gazebo at Lake Eola is a picturesque and offers beautiful areas for wedding photos. This venue has restrictions on food and drink but is a perfect ceremony only location.
The Grand Bohemian Hotel, 325 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL
If an chic, urban wedding is more your style, consider the Grand Bohemian, with a rooftop or ballroom wedding ceremony and several packages to choose from, this is a great choice for a ceremony to remember.
Remember, if the planning details are too much to juggle, call a destination wedding planner to assist you.