If you admire the great outdoors and would love to incorporate some of mother nature’s magnificent treasures into your wedding setting, then you have to check out the Live Oak Plantation. And, of course, this venue stands out for its abundant supply of nature’s giants: oaks. Situated in Pensacola, Florida, this venue spans 22 lush acres that host numerous oak and pecan trees. The venue gets its name from its long history of pecan nut tree cultivation and in honor of the beautiful Live Oak trees spread across the venue.
Loved by couples for its natural charm and perfect for rustic weddings, this venue is enveloped by stunning scenic views, such as the amazing views of the biodiverse Blue Heron Lake. This venue is particularly welcoming as it is a private home and functional farm for the Meeks family, who have been described by their clients as friendly, helpful, and warm.
Facilities and Services
Live Oak Plantation hosts both wedding ceremonies and receptions but is also an excellent choice for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, and elopements. Many couples who’ve tied the knot at this venue love the space between some of the old trees to exchange vows. The space also serves as an outdoor venue for couples who would love to enjoy the venue’s unique scenery as the backdrop to their wedding. In case of any changes in weather, they also offer an indoor space, Cotton House, which can be used as a backup.
They also have a lakeside terrace, which is the perfect space for a reception. For couples who would prefer an indoor event, they have Cotton House, which can accommodate up to 180 guests. Its expansive space, aided by its tall ceilings, is perfect for a grand, classy wedding. This space is great for sit-down dinners and cocktail receptions.
They have an elegant bridal suite that brides can use to get ready for their wedding day, and they also specialize in creating unforgettable entrances. They can organize a private helicopter or horse-drawn carriage for the bride to arrive in – an entrance that’s sure to leave your guests stunned and make your wedding day even more memorable. They also have on-site event rentals, which makes finding all the decorations and furniture you need for your wedding much easier.
The venue is wheelchair accessible and very secure, surveilled, and protected with a private security company ensuring safety and privacy for your guests and event. They also have a preferred vendors list that you can source service providers from, such as DJs and caterers who have worked with the venue before.
They offer expert event planning and coordination services to help you create the ideal wedding. They have a full-service wedding production package that includes a wedding planner, a day-of coordinator, an event manager, 2 custodians, and a professional housekeeping service for your bridal suite, to ensure your space is suited to your comfort and tastes and camera-ready for some amazing preparation shots.
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Venue: Live Oak Plantation
Photography/Videography: Dalton Young Weddings