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Venues in Monroe, NC,
(704) 634-4742
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4.9 out of 5
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  • 46 Reviews


    Melissa

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  • Brides, listen up! If you've dreamed of a magical outdoor wedding nestled within a gorgeous garden property, look no further. Camellia Gardens could not have been a more perfect choice for my husband and I to host our wedding. After considering 89 other local venues (yes, that's right!), I convinced my to-be-husband to come look at Camellia Gardens with me despite our 'perfect date' already being booked. We both knew the moment we arrived to the property that we would get married there - no matter the date. Why, you ask? Well the property is privately nestled back from the road and other distractions. You're immediately greeted by a tranquil, garden-style backdrop to host your exclusive event for just the two of you and your closest friends and family... as if the property was gifted to you for the day. The site choices for your various events are endless, and nearly impossible to choose from, as they all offer their own unique touch and beauty. My husband and I chose to hos... Read more

    Samantha Hammerle

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  • There’s so many things I could say about Camellia Gardens! First of all, the venue manager, Marilyn, is an absolute delight to work with! She is very responsive and professional! She takes great pride in this venue and for good reason! The venue is anything and everything you can look for in an outdoor and indoor venue! There are several options of locations on the grounds to hold your special day. Each wedding can truly be personalized! I had several people come up to me at the wedding and that contacted me after about how they can book with this venue! Just go visit the immaculate venue and it will speak for itself. This venue is the second place we looked at and we knew our search was over.

    responded with the following comments.

    Samantha, Thank you so much for your kind and generous words! I so enjoyed being part of your day and getting to know you and Andrew and your wonderful families. Please keep in touch! Marilyn

    Sharon L Seago

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    5 out of 5
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  • My son's engagement party was held at Camellia Gardens in the barn March 2019. It is a beautiful venue and Marilyn is so helpful!

    Juliana

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  • Booking camellia gardens is a no brainer! Beauty everywhere, Marilyn the owner is amazing, and there are so many locations on-site to hold all of your activities

    Kay Edwards

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  • My friend and I used this venue for an engagement party. The grounds were lovely, and guests commented about the beautiful drive to the indoor facility. Marilyn was very professional and beyond helpful. She assisted us from the initial stages of planning until the day of the event. It was an amazing experience for the families and close friends..truly a day to remember!!!

    Ashtin

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  • I could not have asked for a better place to get married! So easy to work with, professional, and friendly. You Guys are completely awesome and I was so lucky to be able to get married at such a wonderful place!

    Amanda

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    5 out of 5
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  • Our experience was amazing at Camellia Gardens! I cannot get over the flexibility and kindness that the owner has! She was always willing to help us. The wedding day was beautiful and no problems at all! Everyone’s at our wedding told us how beautiful the venue was!

    Mallory

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    5 out of 5
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  • My husband and I just had our wedding at Camellia Gardens on September 22. I did not know how much I would fall in love with a venue as much as I did after I toured it. The grounds are so well maintained that you do not see that too often. Marilyn is an absolute joy to work with! She is so kind, considerate, and responsive. The day of our wedding, which was shortly after the hurricane, I was not sure if it would be held outside. But, the weather was absolutely gorgeous that day!! The photo opportunities that come with the venue only make it that much better! One of my biggest concerns prior to touring venues was having grounds nice enough for my photographer, and this is what sold me on Camellia Gardens. There are so many areas throughout the venue that make amazing pictures. I could have not pictured a better venue to have our wedding at! We got many compliments on it! Thank you for everything, Marilyn! You are absolutely amazing! Worth every penny you pay, trust me!

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    Mallory, Thank you so much for your kind words. Your wedding was so amazing, the colors, the decor, that DRESS!. Our property was merely a backdrop for 2 absolutely wonderful families to come together (again, thank you Kiarra and Christopher!) for a truly joyous occasion. The pleasure was all mine! Thank you for choosing Camellia Gardens! Best wishes for a long and extraordinarily happy life together!

    Alex

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  • The venue is absolutely beautiful! We loved that there were many options for where the ceremony and reception could held including an indoor option if the weather is not optimal. Marilyn is very kind and was always easy to get in touch with if we had any questions.

    Amy

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  • I could not have imagined my daughter's wedding anywhere else. This breathtaking venue is a magical getaway tucked off the road but with town convenience. The options are endless for your ceremony or events. The owner is amazing and made us feel that our special day was hers as well. The whole experience from start to finish was a complete pleasure.

    Kristen

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  • Camellia Gardens is a beautiful venue with so many different options to hold your events. Marilyn is also such a pleasure to work with!

    Mary Anne @ Ted

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  • We were so pleased with Camellia Gardens from our first phone call for information to the last minute of our evening!! Marilyn and her husband were very accommodating and flexible ! The grounds are beautiful and have many spectacular, natural backdrops for photographs !

    Emily

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  • I had the pleasure of booking and having my wedding at this venue it was so amazing. There was so many options on where to have th cermemony and I loved that there was a back up plan for rainy weather. Marilyn was so accommodating and so sweet!

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    Thank you so much for your kind words. We so enjoyed working with you and your fiance and are so glad that we could be part of your amazing wedding day!

    Amber Madden

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  • Marilyn and Mitch of Camellia Gardens should absolutely be ashamed of themselves. 2 weeks prior to our wedding, they called us and made us drive over an hour to meet with them and told us we need to cut our list of 150 guests (which was just fine less than 12 hours ago at our final meeting) to 75 guests. Mitch looked at my wife and I and stated verbatim, “People don’t really like weddings anyway. There’s been plenty of times where I’ve been on my way to a wedding and decided I don’t want to go, so I just turn around.” How could the owner of a WEDDING venue say a thing like that? Especially to the party that has paid in full to have the wedding there? Marilyn and Mitch both stated the reason for them making changes (again 2 weeks prior to our wedding) is due to COVID. We completely understood their concerns and agreed to have our guests sign waivers and maintain a safe distance between each other due to it being an all outdoor wedding. Marilyn and Mitch both stated that wasn... Read more

    responded with the following comments.

    We would like an opportunity to set the record straight regarding this review. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the governor of our state handed down an executive order in June restricting outdoor events (including wedding receptions) to a maximum of 25 guests. There was nothing that we could do to change this order. We offered the couple the opportunity to reschedule their wedding, but they refused. In trying to be accommodating and solving a difficult problem for all of our 2020 couples, we came up with the idea to take 3 of our covered outdoor spaces and set those up for dinner seating for our clients so that we could accommodate up to 75 of their guests. Despite the fact that going against the governor’s order was a Class II misdemeanor with punishment of fines and/or imprisonment, and as the reviewer works for the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department, it is surprising that she would ask us to break the law by allowing more than 25 guests in one space for her reception. I understand the disappointment that any bride would have because of the orders handed down by the governor, but to blame us for those restrictions and making it look like we asked them to reduce the number of guests just because we wanted to is completely wrong. Our goal is and has always been to make every wedding day perfect, but when we must abide by rules that we did not make we are not to blame for the disappointment. We were willing to set up multiple reception sites to accommodate as many guests as possible under the governor’s restrictions even though our contract specifically states that one site will be provided. We offered the opportunity to reschedule next year, even at a financial loss to our business. The bottom line is that this wedding was a casualty of the COVID restrictions and if anyone should be ashamed, it is the law enforcement official who demanded that a business put itself at risk to break the law for her event. Even worse would have been a outbreak of COVID on our property when their reception turned into a mass gathering with no social distancing and no masks.

    Kaitlyn

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  • We loved our wedding, it was our perfect day, however, the day of there were some things that occurred and threw us off a bit. Though we were a bit thrown we loved it over all.
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