Ever After Farms Blueberry Barn and Ever After Farms Peach Barn are located just miles apart in the beautiful farming town of Mims, in Central Florida's Brevard County. It is the absolute perfect setting for a romantic wedding, with wide open spaces, and panoramic countryside views. Surround yourself in the beauty of Nature while celebrating your big day surrounded by gorgeous Florida Oak trees, and fields of greenery as far as the eye can see. The surrounding towns offer unique local amenities, amazing food, and truly wonderful experiences for your guests to enjoy. Here is what Makes Ever After Farms Blueberry & Peach Farms extraordinary, beyond the venue.
A wedding trend that may be here to stay is the planning of a Staycation Wedding. This means you plan a wedding within driving distance to your home base, book some hotels or airbnbs, and then plan multiple activities with all of your friends and family the week leading up to your very BIG DAY. This creates a sense of vacation for all of your friends and family, without the heavy travel fees and plans you would experience when planning a destination wedding. Your Wedding Day is one of the biggest and most momentous occasions of your life, why not turn it into a lifetime worth of memories, enjoying your favorite people for longer than just the one day?
Getting to Know Brevard County
The great thing about our Central Florida locations, is that they are surrounded by amazing Brevard cities and destinations with great hotels and amenities in every direction. Just 20 minutes from our farms, you'll find Canaveral National Seashore, one of Florida's hidden gem vacation destinations featuring two stunning beaches, recreational activities galore, and lots of great accommodation options. Cape Canaveral is also home to Kennedy Space Center, one of the only operating Space Stations in the US. While many guests may decide to stay in Cape Canaveral, there are tons of activities and opportunities for enjoying nature, history, watersports, and the great Florida Outdoors, throughout Brevard County.
Lodging near the Blueberry & Peach Barns
Whether you are planning on staying overnight, a few days, or more, it is important to find the best local lodging options for guests traveling to your wedding. That is why, in order to save our couples time and money, we have compiled a list of some of the very best local hotels the Space Coast has to offer, all within a short driving distance of Ever After Farms Blueberry and Peach Barns.
Just 15 minutes from the barns and centrally located to Kennedy Space Center and all the great Beach/Water activities in Cape Canaveral, the Fairfield Inn is a wonderful option for your guest accommodations. If you call 321.385.1818 Ext. 7510 and tell them you are an Ever After Wedding they will offer group rates and specials.
Another great local option is the Hampton Inn. Located directly off the I-95 exit ramp, 12 miles from NASA history and rocket launches at Kennedy Space Center. This hotel will also do group rates if you call.
The local Holiday Inn features an outdoor pool and their very own restaurant, The Local Kitchen & Tap , which is open for breakfast and dinner, serving casual American cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
Hidden Acres Cottage
Just 8 miles from the Blueberry and Peach barn is a quaint little cottage with room for up to 4 guests and all of the comforts of a countryside home. This secluded and quiet option is also the perfect option for the first night of your Honeymoon, as it is also only 45 minutes from the Orlando International Airport.
Airbnb Waterfront Cabin
The next place on our list is s peaceful and serene Airbnb just a few miles away from our Peach and Blueberry Wedding Barns. Perfect for those wanting a little more privacy, this AirBnB is surrounded by country fields and beautiful oak trees. It is another great option for the first night of your honeymoon as well.
Banana River Retreat:
If you are looking for something a little extra special for a large group, then consider this beautiful Cocoa Beach Waterfront Home. It accommodates up to 16 guests and has direct access to the river plus it's only 1 block from the beach.
Beachside Pool Estate Airbnb:
This Cape Canaveral Airbnb is the ultimate rental for a large group looking to enjoy the Florida Sunshine, Beach, and Water activities. This enormous 6000 sq ft Luxury Beachside Resort home features a Heated Pool, Sauna, Hot tub, 3 kitchens, 7 bedrooms 7 baths, plus a game room.
We have compiled a list of home rentals in the area that are great lodging options for your guests. These, in addition to the hotel recommendations on our Preferred Vendors List give you additional choices in the surrounding area.
- Waterfront Pool Home (Titusville)
- Ocean Views for Eight! (Cape Canaveral)
- Merritt Island Mansion
- Vibrant 6 Bdrm Villa with Beach Front Views (Cocoa Beach)
- Private Oasis (Cocoa Beach)
- Historic Downtown Brewery Loft (Titusville)
- Indian River Getaway (Cocoa)
- Airplane Hangar Inn (Geneva)
- Waterpark Resort Condo (Cape Canaveral)
- Pet Friendly Hideaway (Titusville)
- Historical Pool Home (Titusville)
- Waterfront Condo (Titusville)
Restaurants Near the Blueberry and Peach Barns
Whether you are looking for a place to eat after your rehearsal, or a cafe for coffee the morning of your wedding, we've got you covered! One of the great parts about Putnam County is the amazing family owned eateries and restaurants.
If it is breakfast or coffee you are craving, then be sure to stop by the cutest little coffee shop Titusville has to offer. The café offers frappes and other coffee specialty drinks along with, smoothies, breakfast sandwiches, biscuits and gravy, hot subs, and warm soups. If you are looking for something extra special, you can even book them for a coffee bar or brunch for your bridal party!
If you are looking for some of the best local seafood and homestyle cuisine around, be sure to check out Dixie Crossroads. This local favorite is close to our barns and features fresh seafood and other great options from subs and burgers to steaks and shrimp.
Victorios Oyster Bar & Grille
Craving Italian? One of the closest restaurants to our barns is home to some of the best Italian and Grilled food in the county. With options from Seafood and Italian, to the best chicken salad in town, you can't go wrong eating at Victorios.
Andreis at Indian River Preserve Golf Club
Whether you're looking to enjoy a game of golf prior to lunch, or are just looking for great views and food, be sure to check out Andreis at Indian River Preserve Golf Club. With Key West style cuisine and a relaxing atmosphere, Andreis is another great option for Reception Dinners. If you call ahead, you can rent private dining areas and rooms for larger parties.
Things to Do in Brevard County
There are plenty of activities and places to explore surrounding our Blueberry and Peach barns. We have listed a few options suitable for adults, children, families, morning, and night! We want your entire experience in Brevard Country to be full of adventure and fun, as you create memories with your favorite people, during this celebratory time in your lives.
Playalinda Brewing Company:
If you are looking for a place to wind down, then check out Playlinda Brewing Company. With two local locations, this topknotch beer and wine company, is one of the only breweries in the state that also offers a full liquor bar for guest enjoyment. They also offer a Sunday Brunch at their Brix Location with amazing cuisine and bottomless mimosas.
Kennedy Space Center
When planning a Brevard County Wedding, highly consider planning a day at Kennedy Space Center. As one of the only active Space Stations in the United States, this is a must for any out of town guests, young or old.
One of the best parts about Brevard County, is the amazing beaches! If you are looking for a great local beach with beautiful views, check out Playalinda Beach. Featuring clear blue waters, great waves for surfing, and an all around good time to be had for your entire wedding party.
Florida Bioluminescence, Manatee, & Dolphin Kayak Tours
With a launch site in Mims off Haulover Canal; adventure awaits, just minutes from our barn locations. Offering sunrise, sunset, and nighttime tours, you can choose from many kayaking tour options including seasonal bioluminescent jellyfish tours and clear bottom kayaking.
Enchanted Forest Sanctuary
From the moment you walk up to this local hiking spot, you will feel the magical relaxation only nature can provide. It is stunning and full of Florida Wilderness, as far as the eyes can see. Be sure to check out the Nature Center which features interactive exhibits on Florida Nature.
A-Awesome Airboat Rides
If you have any out of state guests, or have never yourself been on an airboat ride, then this is the must have activity for you! Airboat rides are a fun and thrilling activity for the whole group and in Brevard County you're just about guaranteed you'll see gators, gators, and more gators on your ride!
Health Quest Wellness Center
If you are looking for some relaxation on the weekend of your big day, look no further than, Health Quest Wellness Center. Offering a wide variety of Massages, Facials, and Eyelash Extensions, this spa is the perfect place for you and your bridal party to enjoy some pampering together.
Ever After Farms Blueberry & Peach Barns Beyond the Venue
We hope this helps you and your guests get the most out of the area surrounding our Blue and Peach Farms. Another helpful resource is the Titusville Chamber of Commerce. Also, if you have any special requests or creative ideas for the people traveling to your big event, feel free to reach out to our wedding team and if we don't know the answer, we'll get you in touch with someone in Brevard County who can.