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Lodge Events- Weekdays

Monday through Thursday discount rates are available for non-wedding related affairs; contact us for details.

Lodge Events- Weekends

Booking per day: $1500*
Refundable retainer: $250**
4 hour setup window: $400
Overnight stay after an event: $50 (per person- 4 guests maximum; bed linen and towels provided)

The Kelly Cabin

Booking per day: $500*
Refundable retainer: $200** (8 guests maximum; bed linen and towels provided)

All prices are subject to change without notice.
*a 60%, non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a date; the balance is due 30 days prior to an event.
**included in the total booking price and may be returned after an event if facilities are clean and undamaged.

Big Creek Wildlife will issue a contract customized to your needs. Once the contract is received, you can opt to make payments online using the Pay Now button at the left. **A 3% online processing fee is deducted from the refundable retainer for online payments. Checks or money orders can be mailed to our office without a service charge.

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Lindsey Massey, Hattiesburg, MS

"... The trees and natural setting provided a beautiful scene for our wedding and reception. I can't tell you how many of our guests complimented us on our choice of venue.... We had an amazing experience at Big Creek Wildlife Lodge!"
Lodge facilities

The Lodge

Kelly Cabin facilities

The Kelly Cabin

Hours: The Lodge is available for events between 8:00 am and 12:00 midnight.

Extra time: The Lodge can be reserved for additional time on the day prior to an event for the purpose of setup and decorating; additional times are available only in 4 hour intervals at the rate of $400 per 4 hour window.

Social events such as rehearsal dinners may not be held during a 4 hour window and will be billed at the daily rental rate of $1500.

Rehearsal: Guests who are hosting a wedding ceremony at the Lodge may rehearse for 45 minutes on the day prior to the wedding at no extra charge. Should a scheduling conflict occur, a suitable rehearsal time can be arranged earlier in the week.

Refundable Retainer: Premises are to be left in the same condition in which they were found. All or part of the refundable amount may be retained to cover clean-up costs and/or damages. This includes, but is not limited to, clean-up of kitchen facilities and any dishes used. Please be sure your caterer is also aware of this.

Legal Age: Guests reserving the Lodge or Kelly Cabin must be at least 21 years of age. Minors attending an event or staying overnight must be chaperoned by an adult.

Departure Time:

Lodge events- music must cease and the Lodge must be cleaned and vacated by 12:00 midnight.

Overnight guests- Lodge or Kelly Cabin facilities must be cleaned prior to departure; checkout time is 11:00 am.

Big Creek Wildlife
75 Malone Road
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402 [USA]
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