Edison & Ford Winter Estates

2350 Mcgregor Blvd Fort Myers, FL
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Max Capacity: 250 people
Visitors will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings and tropical gardens that comprise both Estates as well as Edison's Botanic Lab and the Estates Museum. The newly restored Edison buildings include the Main House, Guest House, and Edison's Caretaker's House. The 1929 historic landscape is evident throughout the property, including Mina Edison's award-winning Moonlight Garden. The Estates Museum has an impressive collection of inventions and artifacts, special exhibitions and archives. Throughout the year, this National Register Historic Site, Florida Historic Landmark and National Trust for Historic Preservation Partner Place offers visitors of all ages a chance to step back into "Tropical Old Florida" and discover two of the greatest American inventors through its unique historical, scientific, botanical and cultural experiences.
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Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Historic Landmark/Registry
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Rest Room Facilities
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 250
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 4
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
Fort Myers, FL  
Capacity: 150
$6,600 per event
Suite Forty Eight is a brand new private special event and banquet venue located in Fort Myers that is ideal for events from 25-150 guests. It’s a concept that was developed and designed by a local special event planner and producer. The layout and space is highly functional for an assortment of special events and business needs offering two separate event rooms with a total of 3200’ sqft. Suite Forty Eight offers a light and bright spacious salon with large windows and rich wood flooring; the perfect venue for a networking function, shower, cocktail hour or even small indoor wedding ceremony. This room transitions smoothly to the petite ballroom, lounge and kitchenette. When you secure Suite Forty Eight for your event, you have full access to the entire facility. No other events are booked during your event time. Perfectly situated on Colonial Blvd in Royal Palm Square it’s only minutes to Cape Coral, Downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. With access to Summerlin Rd, McGregor Blvd and Colonial Blvd, it’s conveniently located for all. You are free to bring your own alcohol and bartender to this venue as these services are not provided by Suite Forty Eight. There is a gorgeously appointed bar/lounge that is attached to the ballroom that may be utilized and equipped by you. Outside caterers and food options are welcomed. A kitchenette is available for your use including refrigerator, deep freezer and prep space for you or your caterer. Suite Forty Eight offers event space rental that includes seating and tables for up to 100 guests however if you are looking for an all-inclusive reception package, those are available as well with the exception of alcohol. Full service planning, design, décor and production services are available through Suite Forty Eight.
Estero, FL  
Capacity: 100
Located in the beautifully designed Coconut Point Shopping Centre our Estero location offers the perfect setting for your special event with various private and semi-private rooms to choose from. Celebrate any occasion on our spacious terrace with a beautiful waterfront view or network the night away in our private room with a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Our event spaces are flexible and equipped with features to compliment your next social. Take over our numerous HDTVs to share a picture slideshow at your rehearsal dinner or retirement party. Select your music to fit your event theme and use the wireless microphone to call out raffle winners at your next fundraising event. Whether you need space for a small or large social gathering our event spaces create the ideal stage for any event from business luncheons to surprise birthday bashes!