Cross Creek Ranch Est. 2004

12950 East Wheeler Road, Dover, Florida, United States

Russle up your sweet southern wedding with acres of charm at this unique rustic ranch venue in the Florida countryside.
Choose from two settings: the French Country Inn or Carriage Stable House with one common connection - elegant rustic touches and an all-star events team catering to your every need.
The Lowdown
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Bed & Breakfast / Inn
Church / Chapel / Temple
Shabby Chic
LGBT Weddings
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

The premier all-inclusive wedding & event venue on Florida’s west coast. “Elegant”… “Sophisticated”… “Intimate”… “Unique”… Just some of the words brides have used when describing their wedding experience at Cross Creek Ranch. This picturesque outdoor rustic venue is the perfect setting to celebrate your romantic day and make memories that will last forever. At Cross Creek Ranch, we truly believe that when it comes to planning your dream wedding, no request is too big and no detail is too small to be forgotten. Our expert team of wedding professionals will do all the planning & designing with you… guiding you through the process step-by-step to fulfill every aspect of your wedding day vision. And on your wedding day, our exceptional staff will coordinate your ceremony and reception, and manage every last detail, so you can enjoy every moment of your special day knowing that everything is exactly how you want it and no detail has been forgotten. Unlike other venues, our wedding packages are all-inclusive with options for a variety of budgets so you can enjoy all the luxuries you would expect from a designer wedding…call at an affordable price.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?


Additional Charges

Tax and gratuity are included in price


Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Outdoor Venue Space Only
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Beer/Wine/Champagne Only
Indoors & Outdoors
The Venue is Closed During
June, July and August
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Bride's Cottage for the bride to get dressed.
Pet-Friendly Events
Handicap Accessible
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
With two unique outdoor venues spread across 10 beautiful acres of pristine Florida countryside, Cross Creek Ranch will design a wedding that meets your every need…from small intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions to larger affairs for up to 150 guests. Whether you desire classic rustic elegance, southern country vintage, shabby chic, or a look and feel that's all together unique to your vision, we specialize in creating the perfect experience that fulfills every wish you have for your special day.
We are a full service wedding venue, almost every service you could want for your ceremony and reception is offered in our package.  Each of our weddings are custom designed by our experienced Designers, with you, to fit your theme, colors, and style and to truly reflect the personalities of the happy couple.
Standout Venue Features:
We do all the set up and take down for the wedding and reception. We also provide the goody bags for your guests if they stay at one of our preferred hotels.
Extra Perks:
Professional Wedding Designer who will meet with you three times prior to your wedding • Vendor Coordinator who will arrange your tastings, meetings with vendors, and coordinate with your vendors for their day of service • Personalized service from our Professional Wedding Coordinator throughout the planning process of your wedding • Meeting with your Wedding Coordinator and DJ to plan all musical aspects of your ceremony and reception • Day of Wedding Coordinator with Assistant Wedding Coordinator to orchestrate your day so everything goes as planned • Bar service with bartender, beverage dispensers, kegerators, Coke products, ice and cups • Set-up and break down of ceremony, reception, and all areas • Parking attendants and private parking • Wedding hostess with iced tea and water to greet guests • Bridal Cottage with Bridal Assistant for Bride and Bridal Party • Man Cave for Groom and Groomsmen • Welcome table with floral arrangement • Bridge Flowers and Bridge Décor • Lighting of the property • Walkway lined with Tiki torches • Cocktail tables, chairs and centerpieces • Outdoor Ceremony Areas • Chairs • Aisle Décor • Lanterns in tree • Gazebo decorated • Tree decorated with wreath or letters • Unity Table with hurricane globes for your candles • White sheers with 24 tiebacks • Letters for top of stable entrance • Spray flowers for top of entrance • Furniture for front porch • Coordinated pillows, lampshades and accessories • Chandelier decorated with pearls, crystals, flowers and/or bows with lampshades • Bar Flowers • Bar décor (color coordinated) • Chalkboard or Menu for beverages served at bar • Entry table and floral arrangement • A flower box outside of each stall (3) • Gift table, Appetizer table, Buffet table, Cake table with coordinating décor • Set up team will put up pictures or DIY items you may bring • Whether planning a candy bar, a favor display, a dessert bar or any special area, our set up team will set it up using our glass dispensers, tongs, scoops, our décor items, our platters of varying sizes or items you may bring • Custom table numbers • Custom centerpieces • Reception seating at 60” round tables or banquet tables with your choice of color of tablecloths • Cloth napkins (your choice of color) for dinner folded or custom napkin rings • Burlap runners for guest tables • Silver or gold charges • Silverware • China • Glassware – Water and Champagne glasses • Service tables with floor length tablecloths • Bridal party table or sweetheart table for two • Décor and candles for reception service and buffet tables • Candles with battery operated lights for each guest table • White chairs • Paper lanterns • Dance Floor • DJ booth • White lights lining ceiling of stable • Mason jars with candles lining tops of stalls • Custom Seating Chart • Selection of accessories, furniture, chalkboards, and/or signs from Cross Creek Ranch’s inventory • Horseshoes, Croquet, and Cornhole • Fresh, designer quality bridal party flower allowance, including: Bride’s bouquet, bridesmaids’ bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages. Final price determined with your fresh floral choices • Allowance for a professional custom baked wedding cake from Alessi Bakeries. The allowance depends on the size of your wedding. • Use of Cross Creek Ranch’s silver serving set and cake cutting service/server • Elegant reception buffet presentation with appetizer and buffet dinner catering options • Custom menu for buffet – Framed or chalkboard • Professional DJ and sound system • Professional, uniformed catering manager and servers • Champagne toasting service with glass stemware (client provides beverage) • Gala send off with sparklers at the Stable venue • To-go boxes for bride and groom • Goodie bags for your guests at the Sheraton Hotel/Hilton Garden Inn
Awards & Notables We have appeared in Say Yes to the Dress, Publix commercials, Green Wedding Shoes, Marry Me Tampa Bay, Southern Weddings, Style Me Pretty, the Knot, The Wedding Chicks, Rustic Wedding Chic, The Lovely Find, Floridian Weddings, Occasions Magazine, Southern Weddings Magazine, the Knot Magazine, Weddings Illustrated and Weddings Unveiled Magazines.
Celebration Locations
The Carriage House Stable:
- View: Bridge over a creek
- Max Capacity: 150
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The French Country Inn:
Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Packages at the French Country Inn allow you to be involved in the design and planning but leave the details to us, so that you can relax in confidence and cherish your day. With over 20 years of award-winning experience in design and décor, Cross Creek Ranch’s staff customizes and integrates every element of your wedding to provide a beautiful, tasteful and magical day.
- View: Garden
- Max Capacity: 62
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing

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