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The trill of a bird, moss floating from ancient oaks in the
breeze and the sound of water falling from the garden fountain lends any
affair a quiet elegance that only nature can provide. Our award winning
gardens and spacious lawns are perfect for tastefully elegant gatherings
Herlong specializes in small,
intimate weddings and events against the mansion and garden backdrop. We will be happy to discuss and
help you with your arrangements. To find out more or or make
an appointment, call us at (352) 466-3322. Read further for more
Weddings & Garden
Herlong Mansion staff is skilled in making dreams come true. You may wish
to share a garden service at the gazebo with a few friends and family or
you might like to invite guests to a more formal service, followed by a
reception under the stars. Whatever your dream, we're available to assist
so that your special day is relaxing and enjoyable for everyone, including
Garden weddings with receptions include use of
fully groomed lawns, abundant flower beds, rose-lined walkways and a
gazebo draped in jasmine
wedding ceremonies. Also included is seating for up to 100 with set up for
ceremony and break down and replacement for reception.
Specialty items included use of grand front porch flanked with Corinthian
columns for use as reception area or dance floor. Antique furnished
banquet room seats up to 60 and provides indoor space for guests.
include nine round and three banquet tables for indoor or outdoor use. Our staff
will oversee and assist with all aspects of your event included set up and
removal of rented items, such as tents and extra tables.
are best scheduled between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
welcome to serve beer, wine and champagne.
(No hard liquor please).
Pre-payment plus sales tax required for garden wedding and reception at
time of reservation.
Garden weddings do not
include interior use of mansion.
Micanopy is known for its peaceful, quiet surroundings; therefore we ask,
please, no amplified music and receptions must conclude by 9:00 p.m. We
want to keep our town and neighbors happy!
is handled in-house for your convenience. The cost of catering is
not included in our package prices. Guests are welcome to hire licensed
caterers to cover their event. We recommend Custom Caterers.
Seating & Reception Area
chairs are included in your fee. Our newly refurbished
reception building and room is available for
also include nine round and three banquet tables for indoor or outdoor use. Our
staff will oversee and assist with all aspects of your event included set
up and removal of rented items, like tents and extra tables.
Other Private Events
We are wonderfully
suited for outdoor celebrations of all kinds. Our Corinthian columns
provide a dramatic backdrop for your wedding, while our gazebo lends an
air of garden tranquility. Tents may be rented for outdoor receptions
Indoor events may take place in the Long Hall, which can accommodate up
to 60 seated guests. Guests are welcome to serve beer, wine and champagne
at catered events.
The Gardens can accommodate up to 100 guests. Indoor events
at the Long Hall provide seating or buffet service for up to 60 persons.
The Herlong dining room provides seating for up to 20.
may be played until 9 pm in the Garden. Micanopy is known for its
peaceful, quiet surroundings therefore we ask, please, no amplified
music. All functions must conclude by 9 pm with all guests not
staying at the Herlong departed, and all registered guests retiring to
the mansion with bar and all catering services closed.
Wedding and Event Packages
offer several basic packages that will provide a structure for your
event. This includes the services of our experienced wedding
coordinator Karrie, chairs and tables for up to 100. You may then add custom elements to make the day
exactly right for you and your guests. The
Horse and Carriage service and
the White Dove release are particularly unique and beautiful
Package Plans DO NOT
Rental of tents, fans, lighting, etc.
Flowers, photography, music & decorative items
Catering and any/all food service related items
Garden Wedding Ceremony Only
Gazebo & Garden with seating for 11 to 30 -- $500.00
Garden & Garden
with seating for 31 to 50 -- $750.00
Garden & Garden
with seating for 51 to 74 -- $850.00
Gazebo & Garden with seating for 75 to 100 -- $950.00
Garden & Gazebo
with seating for up to 10 -- $450.00
Like to add a
Wedding cake and champagne
Cake table with champagne bucket and cake cutter
with cake plates, champagne flutes and forks
- 25.00 per person ($100.00 min.)
Chocolate dipped Strawberries and
Receptions & Private Parties $500.00
Use of The
Herlong Mansion Dining Room (3 hours) $500.00
settings, table linen & glassware for up to 20 guests
and Service priced separately
Use of The
Long Hall (3 hours) $500.00
and Chairs for up to 60 guests
and Service priced separately
Garden Wedding Ceremony and Reception
10 or less $
Wedding and Event Policies
prices subject to 9% taxes and 10% service charge for Herlong
Staff--Prices include only items and services specified –Requests for
any additional services, decorating, or decorative items will be
Event Reservations -- A 50% deposit is required to reserve Herlong
Mansion or our grounds for your event. These deposits are
NONREFUNDABLE and are due at the time of booking, so please be certain
of your dates and the location when you reserve for your event.
There is A Minimum On Saturdays and Holidays
In House Caterers – Our
Custom Caterers will be able to provide you with any style catered
event you choose. They will meet with you, offer menu suggestions,
present sample tastings and help you decide what you would like served
at your affair. They will custom make your wedding cake per your
design ideas. Our Caterer is also able to serve hors d’oeuvres or
prepare finger foods for smaller venues. All Caterers must be fully
licensed and insured. Self-catering is not available.
Smoking - For the comfort of all our guests,
Herlong Mansion is a non-smoking facility, including the grounds.
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