Planning a wedding is hard work. You have to deal with organizational details, such as the guest list, vendors, and aesthetics. Finding the right venue can feel pretty high stakes with so much work. The wrong venue can throw off your vibes, and bad service can make the whole thing a nightmare. If you’re stuck trying to find the best wedding venue in Athens, GA, let me tell you about some of my faves so you can find the one that’s a match made in heaven. 

Wedding Venues in Athens GA for Your Celebration

Georgian Hall

Georgian Hall is a ballroom that’s been a favorite in Athens for over 100 years. The building features over 4,000 square feet of premium party space, while the hall will hold up to 150 seated guests and up to 250 standing guests. You can use the stunning ballroom or add the lounge for a great cocktail hour. This stylish venue features world-class catering and the chance to rent your own getaway car. Read more about this venue here.

255 Milledge

Another wedding venue in Athens, GA is 255 Milledge, a historic estate built to throw parties! This beautiful space features indoor and outdoor spots for your wedding and reception. The lush gardens are perfect for a ceremony. At the same time, the inside has room for a dinner prepared by their superb catering. The venue can accommodate 200 guests. Southern charm fills the entire property!

Lakeside At FiveArrow

Lakeside at FiveArrow is a farm on over 2,000 acres and features gorgeous spots for you to exchange I dos. You can choose from various indoor and outdoor locations, including a lakeside greenspace and a lit-up patio. The inside is “rustic meets elegance.” A large stone fireplace warms this open-air pavilion and features tons of space for celebration. Caterers will have access to a commercial-grade kitchen to cook their chosen menu. This wedding venue in Athens, GA, can accommodate up to 200 guests. 

Thompson House And Gardens

Thompson House and Gardens is a quiet house built in 1880. The Victorian house features indoor and outdoor locations, including spacious ballrooms and dreamy courtyards. One of the venue’s owners is also a flower designer and can create breathtaking arrangements for your celebration. The house lists preferred caterers who will make your dream menu. This wedding venue in Athens, GA can host up to 200 guests and gives you full use of its decorations. 

The Hill Athens

The Hill Athens is a historic house with some of the best outdoor wedding locations in the entire town. As another fantastic wedding venue in Athens, GA, the green space settles inside brick fencing. At the same time, event tents amidst the perennials provide shade from the hot Georgia sun. The estate can host up to 250 guests. The catering is provided exclusively by Epting Events. This quaint estate is a great space to write the next chapter in your love story. 

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Wedding Venues in Athens GA

Check out these wedding venues in Athens, GA if you’re stuck trying to discover the best venue for your wedding. In any of these Athens venues, your ceremony will be positively unforgettable. 

Once you find the right venue, it’s time to find your photographer. For the past five years, I’ve loved being there for Athens couples, and I would love nothing more than to provide you with lovely memories. Contact me today to find out more! While you’re here, be sure to check out more blog links below for wedding resources!

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