The Ford Plantation is one of the nation's premier residential communities and private sporting clubs,
sensitively developed on 1,800 breathtaking acres of pristine Georgia Low Country. Located on the site
of a former antebellum rice plantation, the majestic waterfront location once captivated the imagination
of automobile magnate Henry Ford, who built a historic winter retreat on this lush property in the
This extraordinary natural environment offers the perfect setting for your destination wedding—an
opportunity to enjoy your special day in rare privacy and beauty. TFP can accommodate weddings for
up to 250 people.
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The Main House was automobile magnate Henry Ford's historic winter estate. This wonderful home, a true
architectural treasure listed on the National Register of Historic Places, sits atop a bluff overlooking the
Ogeechee River and serves as the heart and soul of The Ford Plantation. It provides a formal, elegant
atmosphere for outdoor wedding ceremonies and tented receptions. The Lake Dye Grill, the vintage Oyster
House, or the Ogeechee Outfitters marina facility are suitable for relaxed rehearsal dinners and family
Five-star gourmet meals prepared by the Club’s talented culinary team will impress even the most discerning
palate. All reception and dinner menus are customized to the occasion in accordance with the wishes of the
event host, and we source many of our ingredients from our on-site farm. Casual dining offerings, such as
traditional Low Country Oyster Roasts and farewell brunches, provide the perfect choice for rehearsal dinners
and entertaining out-of-town guests.
Relax and renew body, mind, and soul at the elegant and rejuvenating Spa. Formerly Henry Ford's Carriage
Home, the Spa is nestled among ancient live oak trees and lush gardens, adjacent to The Main House. Relax
in the hydrotherapy tub, enjoy a luxurious facial, or unwind with an outstanding massage. Professional
staff is available to create perfect hair, nails, and make-up for your big day. The Spa offers a spacious
gathering room for the bridal party to enjoy on the day of the ceremony.
Whether the wedding is an intimate family gathering or a grand celebration, Ford Plantation’s dedicated,
knowledgeable staff will work to make every bride’s dreams a reality. With an incomparable historic southern
location, world-class cuisine, and an unrivaled professional staff, The Ford Plantation is the perfect setting
for unforgettable weddings.
Available Wedding Venues
All Non-Member Guest Weddings must take place at The Main House.
Non-Member wedding guest accommodations are limited to the five rooms in The Main House for two nights,
for up to 10 people. Two nights in a premium room are included in the Non-Member site fee.
Non-Member Wedding Package
$7,500 Site Fee
$10,000 (plus tax and 20% service fee) F&B Minimum for groups of 50 guests or less
$15,000 (plus tax and 20% service fee) F&B Minimum for groups more than 50 guests
- The Main House wedding venue site.
- Complimentary two night stay in a premium room in The Main House during the wedding, including
breakfast for two each morning.
- Option to rent out the other four rooms in The Main House at the standard guest rate ($295 per
room, per night – plus taxes).
- Use of The Main House Pool for guests staying in The Main House.
- Bicycles for use on property during the weekend.
- Use of The Spa dressing room for hair and make-up services for the bride and the bridal party on the
day of the wedding (services not included).
- Opportunities to book golf outings, fishing excursions, private fitness classes, spa appointments,
and other amenities at the special wedding guest rate during the wedding weekend. Reservations for
all amenities must be received at least two weeks in advance.