A message from Laura Mackey

Let Laura Mackey show you the passion and commitment that makes the Mackey House so special.

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A magical place for weddings and special events

This 150-acre property, previously the family’s dairy farm, sets the stage for what’s beautiful and wonderful—an idyllic, magical place for weddings and special occasions, catering to up to 250 guests. The team at The Mackey House provides everything needed to pull off the wedding or event of your dreams. Their event coordinator will assist you with every step of the planning process and provide you with a list of trusted vendors and the best caterers in the area.

Laura & Fred Mackey

Laura and Fred were both born in Savannah, GA and were high school sweethearts. Fred served in the Navy and spent many years in real estate. In the 1980s, he and Laura owned and operated six childcare centers. Today, ABC Childcare is the oldest privately owned childcare business in Savannah. They still own and operate it today.

The Mackey House was built on part of Laura’s grandfather’s 440-acre dairy farm, inherited in the 1970s. The Mackey House was born when the Mackey’s eldest daughter got married at their dream home before they even had a chance to move in.

Laura and Fred are very much involved in the day-to-day running of the venue and are often found hosting events. They are very attuned to southern hospitality, treating everyone as a special guest—there are no “strangers” here!

“The Mackey House exceeded all expectations!!! Shelley & Dave are unbelievably responsive and knowledgeable during the planning process! Chevon was fabulous and between her and Dave’s day-of coordinating, our day was PERFECT! The scenery is second to none and our guests said it was the most amazing venue they have ever been to!” 

– Lizz K.

Shelley Spence

Client Relations Manager

Tonya Mackey

Accounting and Booking

Stephen Smith

Sales Team Leader

Dave Gibson

Entertainment Specialist

Denise Mcdowell

Venue Event Manager

Trey Mackey

Sales and Marketing Director
The Experience

The Mackey family will guide you through everything you need for an extraordinary wedding day in a magical place.

About Us

The elegant Mackey House is set on 150 acres of low country land rich with deep family history and memorable events


Start planning your special day with fair, transparent wedding pricing for exclusive use of the Mackey House estate.


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