11 Best Wedding Venues in Georgia

Renowned for its history, beauty, and authenticity, Georgia has the perfect venue for every couple. Georgia has it all, whether you and your partner are looking for a charming and quaint small town, a traditional Southern atmosphere, or a unique, modern, and individualized experience. 

On average, the typical wedding in this beautiful state will cost a couple around $22,589, including food, venue, and bar. Weddings in bigger cities, such as Atlanta, average slightly more, at around $23,593. The list below provides a range of experiences and prices, ensuring each couple can find the best wedding venues in Georgia for their special day.

Vecoma at the Yellow River

Rich in history, Vecoma at the Yellow River originated in the 1920s as a home built by Cotton Mather for his family. Combining his name with his wife Venie, Vecoma was born out of romanticism still felt today. The 6-sided stone and wooden cabin are private and picturesque, creating the perfect backdrop for couples searching for a romantic wedding day. 

Located in the City of Snellville, about 20 miles east of Atlanta, Vecoma provides a tranquil retreat with breathtaking views of the Yellow River and surrounding forest. The magnificent foliage and exquisite view make this elegant wedding venue perfect for every season. This charming venue is ideal for couples that want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city while remaining within driving distance from Atlanta. 

Price Range: Starting at $7,700/event 

Capacity: Up to 320 guests

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

The Wheeler House 

Located in the quaint town of Ball Ground, Georgia, this beautiful wedding venue is perfect for couples looking for a small town and all-encompassing wedding experience. The Wheeler House grounds offer an assortment of ceremony options and overnight accommodations.

Couples can hold their ceremony outside under the magnificent arbor or inside the climate-controlled and rustic barn. There are also three cottages on the beautiful grounds that can host wedding parties with up to 30 wedding guests in their own beautiful space.

The Wheeler House works closely with several vendors. Entertainment, catering, and a baker are all included and built into the cost of the wedding package. Additionally, Wheeler House advertises highly respected vendors they have worked with and trust. Couples are permitted to bring outside vendors not already included in the wedding package. 

Price Range: Starting at $9,750/event

Capacity: Up to 300 guests 

Links: Website, Facebook

Glendalough Manor

True to its name, this award-winning venue takes its inspiration from the lush greenery of Ireland. Perfect for couples looking for a touch of European influence working in tandem with Georgian history, Glendalough Manor is a picturesque and cultured experience. The beautiful landscape highlights this charming wedding venue and truly transports couples to the rolling hills of Ireland.

Glendalough Manor takes pride in being family-owned, and the care they put into each and every one of their guests are apparent. The Glendalough Manor staff is ready and eager to help your luxurious wedding run smoothly from the moment you enter the premises. Between the unique landscape and attentive service, this perfect wedding venue will be sure to make your special day one to remember.   

Price Range: Starting at $7,000 for ceremony and reception

Capacity: Up to 450 guests

Links: Website, Facebook

Carl House 

Carl House is the perfect venue for couples who desire a true elegant Southern wedding. Built in 1903, Carl House has been restored to its original condition and white-columned, historic glory. The venue spans four acres and is surrounded by over 30 acres of the property’s original pasture lands. The luxurious architecture is awe-inspiring, and couples are truly immersed in Southern charm. 

As they only permit one wedding to be housed and held on the grounds at a time, couples can indeed lose themselves in the day’s excitement. Special attention is given to each couple, and it is clear that Carl House’s staff is professional and committed to ensuring the best possible experience and a memorable Georgia-style wedding. 

Price Range: $12,000 – $16,000 for 100 guests

Capacity: Up to 280 guests

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Westside Cultural Arts Center

This unique Atlanta venue is ideal for non-traditional couples looking to add a pop of color to their special day. The Westside Cultural Arts Center has a modern yet elegant vibe.  It is an old warehouse, with the original cement floors and columns providing a clean backdrop to which couples can then add their personalized touches.

Each wedding is constructed with the couple in mind, ensuring that every wedding housed in this indoor event space is individualized. 

More modern elements also shine through as the affordable wedding venue provides a drop-down screen and projector that couples can connect a laptop to and play their own videos throughout the wedding. The exterior of the building is full of vibrant and abstract colors that create a beautiful background for wedding photographs. Couples who desire a unique, personalized, and fun experience should consider the Westside Cultural Arts Center.

Price Range: Starting at $3,500

Capacity: Up to 350

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Tybee Island Wedding Chapel & Grand Ballroom

This romantic, beachside wedding venue is located on one of Georgia’s small islands. Perfect for destination weddings or couples who desire an ocean view while saying their vows, Tybee Island Wedding Chapel & Grand Ballroom is a dream location.

There are multiple outside spaces throughout the grounds, allowing couples and guests to take in the stunning views and crisp, fresh air. When guests arrive, they are greeted by a 1,000-square-foot veranda with a gorgeous oak tree, signifying that they have entered an elegant and romantic space. 

Keeping in line with the beauty of Tybee Island, Savannah, Georgia, is located only 18 miles west of the wedding venue. The ability to quickly travel to this historic and beautiful city only enhances an otherwise unforgettable wedding experience. Tybee Island also offers water activities, shopping, an assortment of local restaurants, and gorgeous lodgings. 

Price Range: $7,000 – $9,000 for 100 guests

Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Jekyll Island Club Resort

With seven ceremony and eight reception venue options throughout the resort, Jekyll Island Club Resort is customizable to fit every couple’s needs perfectly. This venue provides beautiful indoor and outdoor locations, as well as beach and chapel settings.

The varying choices also provide couples with intimate, medium, or large capacity venues. From the breathtaking oceanside views to a unique setting flanking Jekyll Island Club Resort’s historic building, the Hall of Mirrors, this venue is ideal for a range of couples. 

Jekyll Island Club Resort further boasts an incredible elopement package for couples that desire a private ceremony. The price of this affordable wedding package includes a ceremony venue and officiant, a post-ceremony dinner, photography, a wedding cake, flowers, champagne, and accommodations for two nights. This special is perfect for couples who want a low-stress, memorable wedding ceremony with close friends and family. 

Price Range: $6,500 to $25,000

Capacity: Up to 300 guests, depending on which venue is selected

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Conservationist, nature-loving couples should consider the Atlanta Botanical Garden for their special day. Located in the heart of Atlanta, the Gardens are full of charm and life. The gorgeous exhibits, spectacular plant collections, and extensive conservation efforts make the lush Gardens a remarkable and unique outdoor space.

There are fourteen locations throughout the Atlanta grounds differing in size and indoor or outdoor event spaces. Each site offers spectacular views of the grounds, providing a beautiful backdrop for pictures. 

The Gardens also have four additional private event spaces in Gainesville for couples looking for an intimate wedding venue located outside of the city. There are ceremony and reception packages available for this beautiful location, depending on capacity. The Gainesville location provides equally gorgeous venues, including a private woodland garden or spectacular outdoor amphitheater.

Centrally located, it provides fast access to hotels, churches, and other entertainment so that your guests can make a long weekend of your ceremony without breaking your bank.

Price Range: $650 to $11,000

Capacity: Up to 250 guests 

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

Fox Theater 

Ideal for couples searching for a venue with deep entertainment history, Atlanta’s Fox Theater is truly one of a kind. Originating in 1928, some of the biggest names in music, theater, and cinema have performed at the Fox Theater. With over 150 performances annually, the Fox Theater is a lively and unique venue. 

The Fox Theater offers multiple rental spaces to choose from. The Egyptian Ballroom is reminiscent of a historic dance hall but completely customizable to fit the needs of each couple. Alternatively, couples who desire an authentic theatrical experience can hold their event in the breathtaking auditorium, which has housed countless performances.

There are also outdoor options with scenic views of Midtown. This venue is a fun and romantic option for couples who want to immerse themselves in entertainment history.

Price Range: Starting at $21,850

Capacity: Up to 800 guests

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

The Conservatory at Waterstone 

The Conservatory at Waterstone’s rustic architecture, exposed brick, and beautiful outdoor courtyard create a romantic and modern venue for a couple’s dream wedding. Located in north Georgia, the Conservatory is conveniently accessible to Marietta, Cartersville, Atlanta, and other major cities in Georgia. The Conservatory’s gorgeous hardwood floors and two levels of seating provide a truly picturesque setting for a wedding.  

The Conservatory offers all-inclusive, customizable wedding packages, perfect for couples who desire an individualized experience and a venue that provides the ceremony, catering, flowers, cake, and wedding planning and coordination services. These packages are affordable and help simplify the wedding planning experience. 

Price Range: $6,500 to $11,275. Discounted all-inclusive wedding packages are available from Monday to Thursday, starting at $3,000.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Links: Website, Facebook

Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta History Center is a gorgeous historical backdrop ideal for couples searching for a vintage, romantic atmosphere. Set on 33 acres of land, the Atlanta History Center houses beautiful gardens, a grand ballroom, and a museum with numerous award-winning exhibits. This elegant and historical venue will provide an unforgettable wedding experience.

Couples can hold their ceremony in front of the breathtaking Swan House mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, or within the Atlanta History Museum, alongside exhibits exploring Southern history and culture.

Other halls and historic ballrooms on the premises make for equally unique and beautiful experiences. Couples with a passion for history or a desire to surround themselves with all of the serenity and beauty that Atlanta has to offer will fall in love with the Atlanta History Center.

Price Range: $6,500 to $10,500

Capacity: Up to 500 guests 

Links: Website, Facebook, Instagram

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