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Beautiful Places for the Big Day: Wedding Venues in Fort Myers That Wow!

Sep 07, 2021 05:00PM ● By ANN MARIE O’PHELAN

Whether your wedding plans are formal and call for a big ballroom or you are leaning toward a small, casual wedding on the beach, Southwest Florida offers many great places where your wedding bells will ring joyously. Here are a few nearby favorites. 


Located in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District, the Sydney & Berne Davis Art Center promises to make your big day even more memorable. This unique example of neoclassical architecture has many remarkable features, such as tall columns that provide the perfect backdrop as your guests arrive. There are both outdoor and indoor ceremony options. “The Center has a spectacular 10,000-square-foot Grand Atrium and reception area that can accommodate up to 300 guests. There’s also an intimate Conservatory—perfect for a cocktail reception, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, engagement party and other types of celebrations,” says office manager/beverage manager/special events coordinator Stasi Gonzalez, who along with special events manager Melody Giaime will help execute the event of your dreams. Sydney & Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 First Street, Fort Myers. 239-333-1933; 


Call out: The Sydney & Berne Davis Art Center is located in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District. 


Just before the Sanibel Causeway is the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa. Here, most any fairy-tale wedding can take place—thanks to a choice of ballrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, private verandas and beautiful white, sandy beaches. “We have perfect locations to suit anyone’s needs, whether it’s a wedding proposal, a wedding shower, a rehearsal dinner or a ceremony—from a small, intimate wedding for two or a large gathering for up to 500,” says Leia Sobieralski, director of catering. On-site wedding managers can help make all dream weddings come true. Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa, 17260 Harbour Pointe Drive, Fort Myers. 239-466-4000;; Instagram: marriottsanibelweddings. Contact: [email protected] 

Call out: The Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa offers a range of spaces, from ballrooms to private verandas, for the ideal wedding. 


More Local Wedding Venues  

A Line Ranch 
18500 Palm Creek Drive, North Fort Myers 


Buckingham Farms
12931 Orange River Blvd., Fort Myers 


Historic Burroughs Home 
2505 First Street, Fort Myers 


Colonial Country Club
9181 Independence Way, Fort Myers,  


Crowne Plaza Fort Myers At Bell Tower Shops
13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers 


Grace River Island Resort
14524 Riverside Drive, Fort Myers 


The Heitman House
2577 First Street, Fort Myers 


Holiday Inn Ft. Myers Arpt-Town Center
9931 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers 


Landings Yacht, Golf and Tennis Club
4425 S. Landings Drive, Fort Myers 


Lexington Country Club
16257 Willowcrest Way, Fort Myers 
239-437-0404 ; 


Misty Morning Barn
18810 Misty Morning Lane, Fort Myers 
[email protected]


Ann Marie O’Phelan is a Southwest Florida resident and a regular contributor to TOTI Media.