Getting engaged is a wonderful time, but it can also be overwhelming with the intense planning process underway. There is a lot to consider including the right caterer, venue, planner, and more. Luckily, Ridgeland has everything you need to make the most of your wedding. Find out why this city is one of the best destinations for your big day below.


Bridlewood of Madison

Southern barn weddings are seemingly on every bride’s mind and they don’t seem to be getting any less popular anytime soon. Whether you are looking for an indoor or outdoor venue, Bridlewood of Madison can provide that Southern charm atmosphere you seek. The inside of the barn includes vaulted ceilings, chandeliers, rough sawn timbers, and more to create the feeling of a century-old barn with elegance. Outdoors, you can find lit oak trees next to the waterfront that makes for a magical ceremony, especially in the evenings. The barn includes a bed and breakfast for the bride and her bridal party to stay the night before the wedding and a loft for honeymooners or the groom and groomsmen. According to the vision of its creator, Bridlewood is timeless, unique, and unlike anything else around.

Friendship II Boat

If you’ve always dreamed of getting married on the water, the Friendship II Boat is the perfect venue. Amenities include a complete kitchen, ice machine, outdoor grill, music area for a DJ, bar area, and add-on catering services. The boat’s inside seating area can comfortably seat up to 150 guests. Make your wedding one that everyone will talk about and remember years later on this magical, romantic setting on the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Reservoir Pointe

Located right in Ridgeland is Reservoir Pointe where you can enjoy every aspect of your wedding as well as your food all in the same place. Reservoir Pointe is a full-service banquet hall facility overlooking the water and is run by Catering by George’s. You can pick between two locations for the ceremony: the downstairs patio which seats 75 guests or the upstairs deck which seats 150 guests. And for your reception, you will have three options that can seat from 125 to 300 guests. Visit their website to view pricing, determine the best location for your event, and check out the catering menus.

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Catering by George’s

Since 1948, Catering by George’s has been serving the central Mississippi area with excellent service and high-quality food from their breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. Located in Ridgeland, they offer both off-site catering as well as on-site catering at their private venue Reservoir Pointe. Book them for your rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, or both!


Kendall Poole Event Planning

Kendall Poole Ellis is the person to see when planning either local or destination weddings. She specializes in making every event unique to her client and ensuring that what you envision is what you get. She also puts her clients at ease with her calm demeanor and confidence in her role as your personal wedding planner. Click here to view a gallery of some weddings she’s planned to see if Kendall is the right match for you!

Signature Occasions

Signature Occasions goes beyond merely planning your wedding ceremony. They take care of everything, from helping you research what you want, guiding you through the rehearsal dinner, to planning out your honeymoon. They offer several different packages allowing you to choose how much involvement you want them to have in the process and how much you would like to be hands-on. Whether you just want some guidance or someone to do it all for you, Signature Occasions can help plan your wedding into everything you’ve ever dreamed of.

Lodging Specials

Cabot Lodge North Ridgeland

Cabot Lodge prides itself on its Southern hospitality. Located near many popular wedding venues in Mississippi, Cabot Lodge is perfect for hosting your pre-reception parties and lodging all your guests. They also provide a number of benefits for booking wedding guests such as complimentary breakfast for each guest, free night for the bride and groom, and complimentary beer, wine, and snacks for you and the guests. This lodging special is available when ten or more rooms are booked for the same date. Call 601-957-0757 to book a reservation.

Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place advertises their casual comfort in a contemporary setting. The hotel offers Starbucks coffee and wine and beer in their Bakery Cafe. Group rates are offered when you block off 10 rooms for wedding guests as well as a complimentary room for the bride and groom. Accommodations will also include gift bags for each guest and customized directions to the wedding venue. Call (601) 898-8815 to book a reservation.

These are just a handful of venues, caterers, planners, and lodgings for your Ridgeland wedding. For more options to choose from, click here to view everything Ridgeland has to offer soon-to-be brides and grooms.