Frequently Asked Questions
For your convenience
There are many details that go into planning any event. We’re delighted to answer any of your questions and help you plan. If you would like to speak to us at The Mackey House, please visit our contact page. For your convenience, here are some commonly asked questions.
The team here at The Mackey House provides everything needed to create the event of your dreams. You can find our wedding pricing details here. Our Pre Event Manager will meet with and assist you and your planner to discuss your selections, design plan, and enhancements. We will also provide you with a list of trusted vendors and the best caterers in the area.
Yes, we have 3 covered areas. The Grand Veranda can accommodate up to 150 guests and our pavilion and terrace can accommodate up to 200.
Yes, you will be required to have a certificate of insurance. If you need assistance with purchasing insurance, please let us know.
The Mackey House has 4 recommended caterers you can choose from. Our Pre- Event manager can help match you to one that best fits your needs.
We have an array of possibilities to set your day apart, from elegant decor packages to lighting options and welcome stations to horse-drawn carriages, we are prepared to make your day as uniquely special as you envision.
The Mackey House provides complete beverage service for all events. Please contact our Event Sales Manager for our package options.
Yes, for weddings we require a qualified, licensed event coordinator to be present at the wedding. The event coordinator may not be someone who is attending the wedding as a guest or part of the wedding party. We are happy to provide a list of approved wedding planners/coordinators. The Mackey House also has in-house event coordinators available.
Yes. A 20% service charge will be applied to the venue fee to account for set up, break down and staffing.
Yes! We love allowing your family and friends to get excited about the venue with you. Please reach out to us to schedule a time for a tour of the grounds.
The only requirement for reservation of your date is the venue fee.
No, the property was not a plantation. The Mackey House has a beloved history and sits on the land of Georgia’s oldest dairy farm, established by Laura Mackey’s grandparents in 1931.
Should you have any additional questions, please call 912.234.7404, and we will be happy to help!
The Mackey family will guide you through everything you need for an extraordinary wedding day in a magical place.
The elegant Mackey House overlooks the lakefront of Red Gate Farms, a family-owned business since 1931.
Start planning your special day with fair, transparent wedding pricing for exclusive use of the Mackey House estate.
Of course we’re here to answer any questions you may have. Check here for some of the common ones we’re asked.