Special Events

The Gingerbread House | Party Room Rentals

If you're looking for someplace unique and beautiful to provide event services with a Southern flair, The Gingerbread House in historic downtown Savannah, Georgia is an ideal location. Its striking arches and spindles, an example of Steamboat Gothic Gingerbread Carpentry that's reminiscent of the designs of classic, edible gingerbread houses, contributed to the bestowing of the name Gingerbread House on this enchanting mansion. Run by Fred and Laura Mackey, it is, among other things, one of the Savannah venues birthday celebration ideas.

The house is a marvelous destination for all of your Savannah special events. It's popular with those planning weddings and offers several types of party room rentals and assorted worthwhile packages for various kinds of weddings and receptions. At the highest levels, there are even three day accommodations for the bride, groom and up to 15 members of a wedding party. Other event services are available to make for an even more unique experience, including horse-drawn carriages, classic cars such as a Rolls-Royce, trolleys, photography, music and much more.

The Gingerbread House is not only for weddings. Party room rentals are offered for all types of Savannah special events. It's a welcome and pleasant setting for corporate luncheons, dinners, board meetings and other gatherings, and has also been the locale for non-profit fundraisers and dinners.

The event services also include more personal types of celebrations. Our venue holds anniversary parties, and it's also ideal for birthday parties. When it comes to Savannah venues birthday celebration ideas, The Gingerbread House provides marvelous inspiration for your event.

Each room is exquisitely crafted in the Victorian design of the house and can serve multiple purposes, from the spacious ballroom to the elegant main dining room and large sitting room. Other beautiful areas are also available to use, including an outdoor gazebo and a salon. Every spot makes for striking backdrops for photography sessions and lovely settings for all of your Savannah special events.

It can be difficult always coming up with new ideas for parties each year. If you're searching for Savannah venues birthday celebration ideas, The Gingerbread House in all of its historic Southern glory provides great inspiration for unique gatherings. Any of the beautiful party room rentals would make an excellent choice for your special event that won't soon be forgotten.

Anniversary Parties:

Let The Gingerbread House host your 25th or 50th anniversary party. Anniversaries are some of our staff’s favorite celebrations to create, execute and coordinate for our clients and their families. These milestones in life are huge and deserve a once in a lifetime dinner party. What better place than one of Savannah’s oldest Victorian homes to host this event. We promise with The Gingerbread House every single detail is very well thought out and every request is executed perfectly for you. We create special packages just for these Silver and Gold anniversaries which include a relaxed cocktail hour where family and friends can mingle and interact, a delicious meal with choices from southern buffets of low country boil, original southern BBQ, Heavy Hors D’ouevres, stations, passed hors d’oeuvres, carving stations plus many more or plated meals.

When choosing The Gingerbread House as your anniversary party venue we will do all we can to help you create the most memorable anniversary party of your lives!

Bridal Luncheons or Rehearsal Dinners:

Let The Gingerbread House show your guest your appreciation by holding your bridal party’s traditional brunch, luncheon, or an elegant afternoon tea or exquisite rehearsal dinner here. The rehearsal dinner generally takes place the evening prior to the wedding. However, if you are not one for tradition we are here to accommodate you. There is no rule that says it has to be a dinner; many brides are also having a brunch or luncheon. We are here to work with you and make your rehearsal meal whatever you may dream of.

The Historic Gingerbread House in Downtown Savannah, GA includes:

  • Your choice of white or black square linens and votive candles
  • Personalized planning session exclusively for you
  • Set up and tear down of venue
  • Delicious menu options designed for you by our personal caterers
  • Host or hostess to be there every moment to make your dinner or luncheon a success

No matter how formal the affair, the main importance for The Gingerbread House staff is to ensure that every single guest feels special from the time they enter our door until the time they leave. We want these moments to be the most memorable times of your life. Our personal caterers are happy to custom create the perfect menus for you and your guest. We are here to ensure the most enjoyable yet relaxed day with friends and family before your Big Day!