Love is in The Air in Ocala/Marion County, Florida

Say “I Do,” in Ocala/Marion County and fall in love with a destination as unique as it is breathtaking.

Centrally located just a short drive from major North and Central Florida cities, Ocala/Marion County provides a picturesque and naturally beautiful backdrop where unforgettable ceremonies and meaningful celebrations are always in season. The following incredible wedding venues can be found on www.OcalaMarion.com, where brides and grooms alike can explore additional magical settings for their special day, or discover the many other wonders to be found in Ocala/Marion County.

Bellemoor Plantation

3500 S.E. 107th Place
Ocala, Fla. 34480

Have the wedding of your dreams at Bellemoor Plantation, a natural paradise enveloped by acres of majestic oak and pine trees, picturesque ponds and glistening waterfalls. This plantation-style home features ample parking for guest lists of all sizes and allows couples to make unforgettable memories surrounded by the romance and beauty of Florida’s gorgeous climate. Shown by appointment only, contact 352-553-8595 or bellemoorplantation@reagan.com.

BG Signature Properties

1800 S. Highway 475
Ocala, Fla. 34480

From the moment the gates to BG Signature Properties open, guests are transported to a truly one-of-a-kind setting featuring unique amenities. Nature trails and open fields, as well as onsite horse stables, surround the property’s focal point, the 10,000-square-foot, eight-bedroom Great House. This stylishly designed and immaculately maintained Great House sleeps over 20 guests and is accompanied by three luxurious cottages and a farmhouse on the property to accommodate additional wedding attendees. The immense property also features a private pool, complete with spa and water park, wet bar, game room, separate kitchen, outdoor eating areas and pool table. For more information, call 352-245-7779.

Circle Square Cultural Center

8395 S.W. 80th St.
Ocala, Fla. 34481

The largest venue in Ocala, Florida, the Circle Square Cultural Center often houses performances by internationally renowned entertainers and can accommodate up to 600 guests banquet-style within its multi-use spaces. This spacious venue features state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment to ensure the sights and sounds of your ceremony are crisp, clear and full of life. The Circle Square Cultural Center also boasts two dressing rooms for private preparations prior to the ceremony. To schedule an appointment or visit the venue, call 352-387-7580.

Elegant Oaks

4900 N.W. 27th Ave.
Ocala, Fla. 34475

With over 10 acres dedicated solely to celebrating special events, the Elegant Oaks grounds feature truly inspiring views of the old stagecoach trail, waterfalls and the area’s legendary oaks. The scenic landscape provides a striking backdrop for wedding ceremonies, with a range of beautiful locations available on the grounds to suit each couple’s ideal vision of their special day. Whether your dream is to say your vows under the stars or host your reception under a canopy of lit oak trees, the magic of Elegant Oaks always makes for unforgettable events. To book an appointment or to receive further details, e-mail elegantoaks@gmail.com.

Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club

8300 N.W. 31st Lane Road
Ocala, Fla. 34482

With multiple indoor and outdoor settings throughout its sprawling property, the Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club is known as a premier special event venue in Ocala/Marion County. Hold a breathtaking ceremony in the natural beauty of the venue’s rose garden, take in poolside views under the Tuscan style veranda as you say your “I Dos,” or celebrate on the covered Grand Porte Cochere, lined by tall white columns and cobblestone. Able to accommodate both intimate ceremonies and large parties of up to 300 guests, Golden Ocala is surrounded by lush, natural beauty and gives weddings of all sizes an air of storybook romance. For more information, contact Julianne Cuomo at 352-402-4376 or by e-mail at julianne.cuomo@goldenocala.com.

Grand Oaks Resort

3000 Marion County Road
Lady Lake, Fla. 32195

Resting on over 400 acres of rolling hills and green pastures, the Grand Oaks Resort boasts granddaddy oaks that canopy the enchanting grounds, boasting unparalleled natural beauty. Guests looking to host their dream wedding on the resort’s grounds can choose from a number of stunning settings, including the pergola, featuring incredible views of the equestrian countryside and glistening ponds, the Spirit Courtyard, lined with native green vines, and the Oak Room, an elegant indoor venue complete with a spacious dance floor. For those interested in a seamless blend of the elegant indoor and charming outdoor options, the County Chapel overlooks the grounds and its lush greenery. For more information or to book a consultation, call 352-750-5500 or e-mail info@thegrandoaks.com.

Hilton Ocala

3600 S.W. 36th Ave.
Ocala, Fla. 34474

Host your wedding in the refined elegance of the Hilton Ocala, with its timelessly decorated indoor spaces and outdoor venues looking out over a majestic property. Choose from the Glades’ natural setting, surrounded by towering bamboo and Florida foliage, the Southern Gazebo under the canopied shade of the grand oaks or the sprawling Palm Terrace able to accommodate up to 700 guests, amongst many other options, for the perfect backdrop to your special day. With wedding packages that include a grand entrance on a classic carriage drawn by resident Clydesdale, Buddy, and event planning staff to help create a flawless day, the Hilton Ocala offers the perfect setting for wedding ceremonies for all tastes and budgets. Contact Jessica Marshall, Catering and Wedding Manager, for more details at 352-873-6441.

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Holiday Inn & Suites Ocala

3600 S.W. 38th Ave.
Ocala, Fla. 34474

For a couple looking for a modern, eclectic wedding, the Holiday Inn & Suites Ocala offers a unique experience with access to a chic ballroom and private Bridal Suite. This boutique hotel’s event space seats up to 350 guests and boasts a full catering and culinary team able to cook up decadent treats, including vegan and gluten-free options. To schedule a complimentary consultation, contact the sales office of the Holiday Inn & Suites Ocala at 352-629-9500 or events@ocalainn.com.

Juliette Falls

6933 S.W. 179th Ave. Road
Dunnellon, Fla. 34432

With pristine, rolling fairways sprawling across the horizon and waterfalls and lush greenery adding to the landscape’s magical quality, Juliette Falls is the perfect place for couples looking to celebrate their love at a radiant location. Juliette Falls offers an extraordinary setting for your grandest day, with an onsite award-winning chef serving delicious treats for guests to enjoy and countless beautiful backdrops to choose from for wedding photos. To explore indoor and outdoor options for parties of all sizes, contact Peggy Puglia, Event Coordinator, at 352-522-0309 or peggypuglia@juliettefalls.com.

Ocala National Golf Club

4782 N.W. 80th Ave.
Ocala, Fla. 34482

Nestled on perfectly manicured grounds, the Ocala National Golf Club is home to one of the County’s most breathtaking wedding venues. This historic, southern-style mansion is a vision of fairytale romance and features a sweeping staircase that makes for a stunning grand entrance for beautiful brides. Surrounded by rolling hills, century-old oak trees and elegant columns, the mansion’s grand ballroom is lit with crystal chandeliers while an ample back lawn allows guests to celebrate poolside. Experience 50 years of professional services and attention to detail, with catering and culinary staff available with certain event packages. To inquire further, email mojogrillcatering@aol.com or call 352-547-5668.

Seven Sisters Bed & Breakfast Inn

828 East Fort King St.
Ocala, Fla. 34471

In the heart of Ocala, Florida’s historic district, the Seven Sisters Bed & Breakfast Inn stands out as one of the city’s most vibrant venues. Boasting a colorful history and unmatched hospitality, this landmark is ideal for intimate weddings, elopements and vow renewals, and offers a unique experience for all in attendance. Priceless antiques give each room a distinct Victorian flair and wonders from across the globe line every wall, filling each corner of the Inn with one-of-a-kind stories and lively memories. With a variety of enchanting wedding packages catering to every couple’s taste, the Seven Sisters Bed & Breakfast Inn holds the key to a truly extraordinary celebration of love. For additional wedding package details, call 352-433-0700.

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