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The First Look
Imagine exchanging your vows with the person you love under a gazebo overlooking the water. Jacaranda Country Club, about 20 minutes from Fort Lauderdale, will surpass your waterfront garden wedding dreams. Beautiful landscaping combined with Jacaranda Country Club’s 36-hole golf course makes it an ideal destination for beginning your new life.
You will truly be the star at Jacaranda Country Club. Because they only host one event per day, the staff work hard to make your wedding day tailored to your personality. Jacaranda Country Club can accommodate both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. Jacaranda Country Club has three event spaces from which you and your fiancé can choose. The staff have more than 15 years of experience working together to create the wedding of to-be-weds’ dreams.
Clubhouse. Jacaranda Country Club’s Clubhouse is the venue’s inside space. Surrounded by large windows that let in plenty of natural light, it can be decorated to fit you any wedding decor. The draped tulle from the ceiling lends a subtle romance to the space and sets the stage for your theme. The indoor gazebo is beautifully lit to make you the center of attention. Uplighting and lighted trees in a wide range of colors also add to the ambience. The hardwood dance floor will let you and your guests celebrate into the night. Jacaranda Country Club staff can create the environment that’s just right for you in the Clubhouse for you and up to 200 of your friends and family. From traditional wedding and reception arrangements to an urban chic lounge setting, the Clubhouse is truly a versatile space.
Outdoor Events. Jacaranda Country Club’s outdoor event space is a picture-ideal garden setting overlooking the water. Walk down the stone path to the gazebo where you will exchange your vows before your family and friends, your guests will be rewarded with breathtaking views of Jacaranda Country Club’s manicured lawns and golf course. White padded garden chairs add a touch of elegance to your wedding ceremony. The lawn can be transformed to a covered or uncovered space to start celebrating your new life together.
What You Should Know
Jacaranda Country Club must receive all cancellations or date changes in writing. All payments and deposits are non-refundable for cancellations. Postponements may incur an additional fee and other conditions. All catering and bar services must be provided by Jacaranda Country Club. Event rental does not include set up and break down time. Vendors may arrive up to two hours prior to event for set up. Additional fees will be incurred for events that last past schedule times. No smoke or fog machines are allowed at Jacaranda Country Club. Use of such items will result in additional fees. Jacaranda Country Club must approve all decorations that need to be mounted to the clubhouse walls. All events must end no later than 2 a.m.
Your wedding is unique, just like you. Jacaranda Country Club makes a special effort to customize the event to fit your style. Some ways Jacaranda Country Club makes your wedding day personal includes:
- Floor-length linens in close to 50 popular colors
- Custom-designed celebration cake
- More than 350 colors and fabrics for chair covers and bows
- Lighting package with more than 60 colors from which to choose
- Open bar
- Champagne toast
Amenities + Details
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$$ – Moderate
Ballroom, Waterfront, Country Club
Bar + Drinks, Food + Catering, Planning, Rentals + Equipment, Service Staff
20 STARS!!Reviewed on 1/01/2015 Evelynda M
What an unbelievable venue! My family and friends are still talking about our wedding. I work for a large entertainment company that prides itself on guest service and this is exactly what the Jacaranda Golf and Country Club commits itself to, when you choose to have the most special event in your life celebrated here. From the personal service they provide (Darlene and Michael) you are exceptional human beings to the entire staff at Jacaranda there is nothing that they did not think about. The food was absolutely amazing and the location is breathtaking. Please stop looking for other venues in the South Florida area. Jacaranda will not disappoint. Darlene, Michael, and the rest of the staff thank you for making our special day "Magical" Evelyn and David 10/12/14
Highly RecommendReviewed on 4/21/2015 Karen Z
Jacaranda Country Club was a great place for our wedding. It was beautiful. There is so much parking. Darlene and Mike are professional, knowledgeable, personal, and friendly. Darlene and Mike made sure me and my new husband actually ate. Darlene even brought me iceberg lettuce. Their service puts this venue over the top. The food is delicious. I can go on and on. My guests said this was the best wedding they've attended. I highly recommend them.
My husband and I were blessed to find Jacaranda Country Club. The venue is beautiful!!!! Mike and Darlene are amazing, they are very helpful and love what they do!!!! Thanks to their hard work and dedication and their Keen eye to details our wedding day was flawless Highly recommended!!!!!
My Wedding was beautiful everything was done just like i dreamed. The food was amazing and the wait staff was helpful and on the ball. I love that they even had purple and green up lighting in the room because i could not just pick one color. I highly recommend them for your event
Beautiful Wedding Venue SettingReviewed on 8/19/2015
Jacaranda Country Club was the location of my daughter's wedding ceremony and reception held on July 24th, 2015. Mike Reed is the Director of Catering for the facility. I am the Father of the Bride and because I am retired, I had the time to become immersed in the wedding planning process. I made numerous unannounced visits to go over details with both Mike and Darlene Deluca, Catering Coordinator.They always made time to answer my questions and help resolve any issues that arose not just in person but on the phone as well. Both Mike and Darlene are polished, articulate and sophisticated professionals. The wedding ceremony was held in the beautifully decorated Palm Room and was skillfully directed and coordinated with the officiant and the DJ's musical timing by Mr. Reed such that the wedding guests raved about the beauty and flow of the event. The cocktail hour in the Grille brought multiple compliments about the quality and service of the food. The reception held in the same room as the ceremony was quickly and seamlessly converted into a gorgeous restaurant with panoramic lake and golf course sunset views. We were very pleased with all aspects of our experiences with this vendor and would not hesitate to recommend this venue to everyone.
Rude catering lady, not flexible or available for appointments for working people, after 5pm. wont even waste time seeing the venue with poor customer service over the phone.
Beautiful WeddingReviewed on 4/03/2015 Brittany F
Jacaranda Country Club was the perfect choice for our wedding. The staff was great, the food was delicious and they helped with/catered to anything we needed. We had a wedding for about 50 people. The venue was decorated beautifully and the food was awesome. We chose the five station buffet package with a crepe station, asian station with sushi, latin station, carving station, and a dessert bar. We had our ceremony outside at the gazebo. Everyone told me after the wedding how much they liked the food and venue. Everything was perfect!
it was ok.Reviewed on 11/26/2014 Grisbel C
I would have rated this located a 5 star all the way. The location, caters, scenery, venue, food was all amazing, but service could have been more courteous towards my family members. I was happy with Darlene and Mike for their help but towards the end of my wedding Mike and Darlene spoke rough to my parents and as a bride I felt very disappointed. I understand its a very stressful time, but were are all under stress; I do hope they would have considered the be courteous. Grisbel and Javed
Great Venue!Reviewed on 11/16/2014 Ashley J
We had our wedding on Saturday, 10/25/14 with 100 guest. We live in Gainesville but decided to have the wedding in South Florida where I'm originally from. We squeezed 6 venues into one weekend trying to find the perfect place. We found it with Jacaranda! They were so flexible and easy to work and coordinate with, even from all the way in Gainesville! Darlene was FANTASTIC! Great customer service! She was so professional and personal and ALWAYS knew the answer! She was terrific help throughout the whole process. I didn't have to hire a wedding planner because of Darlene and the fact that Jacaranda just makes everything so easy for you! They recommend a variety of other vendors that they've worked with before, so they do all the coordinating! The food was simply delicious and had such a variety of options! The service was friendly and great! This venue offered so much more for less compared to the other venues we toured. I would highly recommend this great facility! All our guest loved the place and complimented how great the food was and how beautiful everything came out! In fact, one of our guest decided to have her upcoming wedding there too! Jacaranda certainly made our wedding that much more special! It was PERFECT!
Amazing staff!Reviewed on 9/21/2014 Julia J
Darlene and Mike were great! They helped make my day the best and we seriously got so much for the money we spent. We know 4 other couples who have chosen this venue, there's a reason why everyone is flocking to Jacaranda!
WeddingReviewed on 9/10/2014 Pamela B
My wedding was amazing at Jacaranda Country Club. Mike Reed was awesome, as was the rest of the staff. The food was delicious, and everyone had a great time. they were greatly accommodating and helpful in making decisions.
AwsomeReviewed on 8/19/2014 Onika S
This place is absolutely beautiful. The scenery, the service, the food. . Fantastic. My experience was wonderful, my guests raved about the food and how beautiful the scene was. My only complaint was that the cart which should have been used to transport my guests to the ceremony area was not charged beforehand and my guests were left standing.
The Perfect Venue for our Wedding DayReviewed on 7/20/2014 Christina A
We picked Jacaranda not only because of its value, but because we loved the venue as a whole. We had looked at many other places, and Jacaranda was the perfect place to hold the number of guests we estimated. I loved the the large windows and how there was space to have seating outside for smokers and a separate cocktail room that was quite large. We had 120 guests, and it was not too cramped at all. We wanted to have our wedding at the gazebo, but it pored on our wedding day. The people at Jacaranda were so accommodating. We had a buffet dinner, which everyone who attended was raving about. We had 5 stations, and everyone thought there was a TON of food. There was plenty of space for dancing, and the room was arranged nicely with the window being the focus. Although it rained, we were able to get some beautiful shots on the golf course with the sunset. Mike was fabulous to work with. He was so kind and understanding. He worked well with my planner, and offered some great suggestions for food and for picture opportunities. I would recommend Jacaranda to anyone!
The Perfect WeddingReviewed on 7/06/2014 Yamilka A
We had a wonderful experience working with Darlene and Mike at Jacaranda. They were very helpful throughout the entire process. They made themselves available for any questions we had and made the process go smoothly from beginning to end. Our wedding turned out perfect thanks to the entire team at Jacaranda. Everyone had an amazing time and enjoyed the food. Darlene did an amazing job coordinating the the flow of the wedding. I highly recommend Jacaranda country club for a wedding. I am so thankful we decided to have our wedding at Jacaranda.
The Perfect VenueReviewed on 5/06/2014 Lisa D
Jacaranda was absolutely perfect! The food, the room, the staff and the night beat my expectations of what I could imagine for my perfect wedding day!
The perfect place to have your wedding!Reviewed on 3/07/2014 Madelin G
Jacaranda Country Club it is the perfect place to have your wedding! We had our wedding there on 02/23/14 and was so amazing, Mike and Darlene are so dedicated to what they do, they will help you each step of the way, making your wedding worry free. The place is above any other, the attention is like no other, their food is excellent everyone at our wedding said was the best wedding ever! If you are planing to get marry please do yourself a favor and check Jacaranda Country Club you will be so happy your did. Thanks Darlene and Mike for making our wedding so special. Madelin & Kyle
Fall Wedding in FloridaReviewed on 11/29/2013 Ashley
We went to Jacaranda as my Aunt and Uncle were married there. Mike and Darlene were wondeful! I always had a quick reply and assistance whenever I needed. My guests raved about the food and bar. The packages they provide have great value and vendors to choose from. I would tell anyone to hold events there.
The Best Place!!!!!Reviewed on 10/06/2013 Lizbeth T
The staff in Jacaranda Country Club are very profecionals and friendly. The always got the solution of any inconvinient. The place is beautiful and very clean the food was excellent. Me and my husban and all the guesses had a great time. Really love this place...
Beautiful Venue!Reviewed on 8/24/2013 Mary Ann Y
Mike and Darlene were very accomadating to our needs. The bathrooms are beautiful and clean. The cocktail room is spacious, but warm and inviting. The reception room is open, with a new dance floor and lovely views. The gazebo is a pretty little area to have your ceremony if the weather is good.
A Good Experience OverallReviewed on 7/13/2013 Amanda B
My fiance and I chose this venue because they gave us options and were willing to work within our price range. Overall the day went well and having the ceremony and reception in the same place was very convenient. My main complaints would be that the food on the actual day of was not as good as when we did our tasting. I think that preparing for the large number they don't do as good of a job, and my wedding wasn't that big. The second letdown was the lack of attention I feel that our wedding received leading up to the big day (perhaps because our wedding was smaller and wasn't providing as much revenue?). Like on the day of there was a debate with how the limo was going to drive down to the ceremony and where the gift table was set up- mainly because I don't feel there was adequate communication when I inquired and things the day of turned out to be different than we had planned and I wish we were able to plan appropriately.
THE BEST OF THE BEST!!Reviewed on 5/28/2013 Jessica S
LOVED THEM GREAT SERVICE! EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT..
perfect dayReviewed on 1/28/2013 Samantha R
Jacaranda was a perfect venue. They catered to our every need. My day was better than I could have hoped for. Darlene is the best!!!!!
Perfect venue, great food!Reviewed on 8/24/2012 Pascale M
Looking for a vendor was the most important search when planning my wedding, even more important than my dress. I looked at multiple places but each one had something that I did not like whether it was the location, the welcome from the wedding planner, the packages offered and so on… I selected Jacaranda Country club because they had no match. I worked with both Mike and Darlene, they were awesome. They are so nice and pleasant which makes everything much easier. I first met with Mike once we left my fiancé then said to me, “I don’t want to go visit anymore venues I’m sold” that’s how comfortable Mike made us feel after that first meeting. The whole process went smoothly; they explained everything to us and deliver everything they promised. The day of the wedding was amazing; the staffs were super duper nice. One of my girlfriend has very bad allergies to eggs when the desert time they were serving Tiramisu and she told the waiter that she’s allergic she doesn’t want any desert. Next thing she knows the waiter came back with a bowl of fruit for her so she would not be without desert. My girlfriend told me after that she felt like a princess and was shocked that the waiter cared so much and if she ever gets married she’s going with Jacaranda. That’s one of the many compliments I receive about Jacaranda, the food was amazing, all my guests are still talking about it 1 month later. They gave so much food that some of my guests were too full after the cocktail hour, they said they could not resist dinner though because it was so good. Both families are still talking about our wedding because of the venue, everything was so wonderful. Words are not enough to describe Jacaranda service. My cousin got married a couple of years ago her venue was in Long Island, New York it was very nice, my family always referred to her wedding but now after my wedding Jacaranda made my cousin’s venue an afterthought. Thank you so much Mike and Darlene. All bride should at least go visit Jacaranda I promised you won’t regret anything.
My dream weddingReviewed on 8/16/2012 Brenda B
Jacaranda Country Club was the absolute best venue for our wedding. Darlene & Mike did an amazing job. We were very pleased with all their work. I recomend this venue 100%, was the best choice. The food was delicious. Bar service the best. The most beautiful location in South Florida. Totally loved it!
Beautiful LocationReviewed on 6/20/2012 Ashley A
I was determined to not have my wedding on a golf course and refused to visit any sites that were, but on a whim my mom brought me by Jacaranda CC. The golf course is there but they have made it so much more!!! The landscaping is beautifully done and provides many lush backdrops for your photographer. The gazebo was very nice and also had a great backdrop of the lake. Inside is one of the best features in that the reception room is already decorated. The features included the up-lighting, the trellis above the cake, trees along the walls with twinkle lights, draping also with lights and windows for walls over looking the landscape (lake and trees and flowers) well before you even saw the course. Additionally Darlene is fantastic. She took in all of my requests no matter how crazy it seemed and set up everything perfectly. Everyone was so impressed with the food as well. Some of my guests were in the professional food industry and compliments from them means a lot. Everything went so smoothly and transitioned with ease it made it so we could enjoy the party we worked so hard to have!!