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Weddings and Receptions

Special Occasions at Holiday Inn Gainesville

Our Gainesville FL Holiday Inn hotel is a prime choice for your Gainesville Florida wedding or reception. Our professional team is here to help! From rehearsal dinner to farewell breakfast, we take pride in making sure every event receives the utmost attention to detail for a wedding as unique as you are.

Located in the heart of Gainesville and near many popular event venues including Baughman Center, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Gainesville's downtown and more, our 5-story landmark hotel offers over 4,000 square feet of event space, including ballroom and rooftop pool deck. We also offer group rates and room blocks for your wedding guests and bridal party. Contact our Sales and Events Team today to begin making your dreams into reality.


Please fill out the contact form on this page to view and/or inquire about our wedding packges, reception and catering menus.


Wedding Packages

Blossom Choice of three passed hors d'oeuvres, three entree items, and two-hour hosted bar with wine, beer and call liquors
Hibiscus Choice of two passed hors d'oeuvres, two entree items, and one-hour hosted bar with wine, beer and well liquors
Orchid choice of one hors d'oeuvre, one entree item, and one-hour hosted bar with wine and beer.


All Wedding Packages include:
• Professional and devoated event staff and service
• Complimentary guest room for bride and groom
• Grand Ballroom venue space - completely renovated in 2017
• Tables and banquet chairs to accommodate all guests
• Floor length table linens, chair covers and sashes available in white, black, champagne or silver*
• Table decor including votive candles, decorative lanterns, and mirror centerpieces
• Complimentary guest parking
• Dance floor, audio/visual and sound equipment

*Table linens available in other colors and additional decorations available upon request for an additional charge.

Wedding and Reception Amenities

  • Over 4,000 square feet of flexible event space
  • Outdoor rooftop sun deck space and ballroom space (completely renovated in 2017)
  • Event-planning and Sales staff on-site
  • Exclusvie guest rooms rates for wedding party and wedding guests
  • Custom-designed menus
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Plated style meal
  • Open, cash or hosted bar
  • Complimentary ballrom and rental setup
  • Sweetheart or head table
  • Complimentary cake-cutting service
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Complimentary parking (includes shuttle and bus)
  • Adjoining guest rooms available (except suites)


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