LBGTQ Wedding Venue

LGBTQ Weddings at Bonnet House

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LGBTQ Weddings Fort Lauderdale

For decades now, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens has been known as one of Florida’s top locations for a destination wedding. Located in the center of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Bonnet House combines the grandeur of the past with modern amenities to make your wedding unique and memorable. With our stunning views, innovative architecture, original artwork, and lush tropical gardens, any wedding is sure to be a beautiful success!

Bonnet House showcases a rare combination of historical beauty with modern comforts and conveniences to ensure that all in attendance are properly accommodated for. We are happy to work with any gay, lesbian or other LGBTQ+ couple interested in having a beautiful wedding to create memories that will last a lifetime. Guests have the exclusive use of the tree lined allee/dry fountain, veranda lawn, hibiscus garden and inner courtyard. Our rental fee covers only the venue, however the estate works with many pre-approved caterers and vendors to suit every budget and design goal. Bonnet House is also proud to work with any couple, regardless of their sexual or gender identities.

At Bonnet House, we can accommodate nearly any type of wedding, reception, and/or rehearsal dinner imaginable. Spanning thirty five acres, Bonnet House has exquisite indoor and outdoor venue options, as well as beautiful plants, architecture and artwork. Our proximity to downtown Fort Lauderdale along with our location along a natural barrier island habitat has made Bonnet House a favorite destination for all.

Regardless of what your dream wedding looks like, Bonnet House will be sure to set the scene for romance and timeless memories. If you are interested in setting up an appointment for your wedding click here. Or contact David Wooden ( [email protected] ) to set up a tour!

Springtime Events

Bonnet House Kicks off Springtime With Upcoming Events

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Spring has sprung here at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, and with it has come exciting events that you won’t want to miss this season! On March 7th, we opened our 19th Annual Juried Art Exhibit and Fundraiser, Impressions: The New Aesthetic,” and in April, we will be hosting our 12th annual Orchid Festival. Both our Orchid Festival and our new Impressions
exhibition will be fun and enjoyable for all, so be sure to bring your family and friends to help us kick off the new season at Bonnet House!

On March 7th, Bonnet House was proud to host the official opening of our 19th Annual Juried Art Exhibit and Fundraiser. “Impressions: The New Aesthetic” was created to honor the legacy of Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett’s artistic creativity and appreciation for all genres of art. This exhibit, lasting through April 28th, will showcase modern and contemporary artists from across Florida, and highlight different artistic mediums including painting, photography, and mixed media. You can see this exhibit now through April 28th during normal tour hours (between 9:00am and 4:00pm) in our Carl Weinhardt Gallery. If you’d like to see a preview of this year’s selected pieces, click here.

Also this spring, Bonnet House will be hosting the 12th Annual Bonnet House International Orchid & Garden Festival between 9am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday, April 6th and 7th, 2019. This incredibly popular festival will give orchid enthusiasts and plant lovers the opportunity to
view and purchase a diverse array of colorful and fragrant, orchids, tropical plants, herbs, and fruit trees. In addition to over thirty vendors we have from South Florida, we will also be including, for the first time, international vendors from Thailand, Malaysia, Ecuador, and Hawaii.

This two-day festival will include so much more than tropical plants. Bonnet House will also feature plenty of food vendors, libations, garden art, orchid and tropical plant displays, orchid care and general gardening lectures, a book signing with Dr. Martin Motes, and live music by The Pride Steel Band. Entry to the event is $10 and parking is free. You can purchase tickets by clicking this link.

We are proud to host wonderful events throughout the year, but the springtime is truly special for us at Bonnet House. Join us for our Impressions Exhibition and our Orchid Festival to see the changing seasons from a new and unique perspective. We can’t wait to see you there!

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