The Mackey House, with its southern charm, provides a wonderful setting for you and your guests to celebrate any occasion. The Main House is a large, colonial-style home with a 2,600 ft. deck. Our Pond area provides a fairy tale setting for any wedding ceremony, reception or cocktail hour. The Gardens are lined with tropical ferns, palm trees, and beautifully manicured flowers. Wooden swings and rustic wrought iron garden furniture is spread throughout the property. Adjacent to the Garden is our 3,000 sq. ft. Pavilion which is quietly tucked away under shady pine and oak trees. The Outdoor Pavilion along with our covered deck can accommodate events all year round.
We love this venue, and we know you will too! We welcome the opportunity to assist you in creating your special day as one filled with happy, life-long memories for you and your guests. We are conveniently located 5 minutes from Historic Downtown Savannah in a beautiful southern landscape showcasing the best the South has to offer. We are certain that once you have had the chance to visit, you will agree that The Mackey House is a sensational venue and we are sure that you will feel right at home.
The beautiful Mackey House Deck offers an exquisite view of the entire property. When you book your event at The Mackey House you will enjoy a large, colonial mansion with spacious rooms which access the beautiful 2,600 sq. ft. deck. The deck leads into the back of the Mackey House full of its Southern Charm and elegance. It offers areas for buffets and or heavy hors d’oeuvres to be served at your reception. The round 60” tables will be used for seating. Seventeen tables can fit on the deck without the dance floor being used for seating. Nineteen tables will fit if the dance floor is used during dinner and can be broken down after dinner. If over 190 people will be attending the reception, to enhance the guest experience, we will set up tables in the garden for extra seating. Twenty two tables can fit on the deck if there is no bar present at the event and if the dance floor is used for seating.
The Garden at The Mackey House is another magnificent area. The garden is lined with large tropical ferns, palms and beautifully manicured flowers along bricked walkways. The garden provide six swings and a 15ft lit fountain. The garden is also the home to the elegant wedding arbor. The wedding arbor is carefully located in a grassy green area that accommodates a ceremony with up to 250 guests. Additional guests can be accommodated with creative planning. Cocktail hours and dinner can be held in the garden.
The 2400 sq. ft. pavilion is quietly tucked away under shady pine and oaks trees. The outdoor pavilion can accommodate events during anytime of the year. It contains two, 5,000 ton heat/ air conditioning units. There is also a double sided fireplace which provides a beautiful setting during anytime of the year.
Clear vinyl sides can be dropped if inclement weather pops up or to provide a cozy feeling during the winter. The pavilion provides atmospheric lighting with dimmers to provide the perfect setting for your event. Did you know? 250 guests can be accommodated in the pavilion for a ceremony. Up to seventeen, 60” round tables, seating 10 guests to a table, or a combination of banquet tables can be used during receptions serving a buffet or heavy hors d’oeuvres. Seventeen, 60” round tables with 8 to a table or a combination of banquet tables will be used for a plated dinners. The pavilion can seat up to 136 for a plated dinner or 170 people for heavy hors d’oeuvres or a buffet. Two restrooms are available in the pavilion for guest use.
The Lake side provides fairytale scenery for any wedding ceremony, reception or cocktail hour. The lake reflects the majestic landscape off of the sparkling water. It is a peaceful glance of the Savannah low-country. Pictures can capture wonderful moments as cool shade and marvelous lights are provided by the mighty pines as the sun goes down. Two fountains, located in the lake, provide a soothing sound of water flow during the day and at night. This area can easily sit 150 guests for a ceremony. The lake side is an area at The Mackey House where the tamed wilderness and peaceful Savannah country side reside