Sweetwater Events

Weddings and Receptions

Nestled in historic downtown Gainesville in North Central Florida, Sweetwater Branch Inn provides the perfect location for weddings, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. Sweetwater Branch Inn’s beautiful property defines Victorian romance and Southern comfort, with a touch of vintage charm and elegance.

Business and Professional

Sweetwater offers a large banquet hall, as well as a smaller facility for any business event including meetings, conferences, monthly luncheons, corporate retreats and holiday parties. Having a week long retreat? Your guests can reserve a one-of-a-kind room for the length of their stay.

Personal Events

Sweetwater can host any kind of event. From family reunions to birthday parties to graduation parties to baby showers, if you can imagine it, we can host it.  We can accommodate up to 65 guests in the smaller Victorian McKenzie House or up to 250 guests in our larger McKenzie Banquet Hall.
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Request a Free Tour or Catering Consult

Please contact us to schedule an appointment for a guided tour for your special event.

Submit RequestTours are by appointment only and are scheduled Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.
At Sweetwater Inn we can host any event for you or your organization. We offer full catering services with all details provided, as well as limited reception coordination to help make your day run smoothly. We offer full on-site catering and our knowledgeable and friendly event staff will help you plan your event every step of the way, according to your style and within your budget. With 20 rooms, suites and cottages, your guests can stay on-site and have a weekend filled with precious memories.

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Sweetwater Inn Photo Galleries

Weddings in McKenzie Gardens

Weddings in McKenzie Gardens

Weddings in the Courtyard

Weddings in the Courtyard

Weddings at the Gazebo

Weddings at the Gazebo

Weddings at the Colonnade

Weddings at the Colonnade

Wedding Details

Wedding Details

Wedding Photo Opportunities

Wedding Photo Opportunities

McKenzie Hall Receptions

McKenzie Hall Receptions

McKenzie House Receptions

McKenzie House Receptions

Catering

Catering

Accommodations

Sweetwater Inn Accommodations