Embarking on the journey to your dream wedding involves many decisions, and choosing the perfect venue sets the stage for an unforgettable celebration. Atlanta, with its rich history and vibrant culture, offers a ton of options for couples seeking a unique and picturesque setting. In this guide, I’ve thoughtfully handpicked seven Atlanta wedding venues that promise to turn your big day into a masterpiece.

From historic estates to modern urban spaces, each venue on this list is a testament to the city’s diverse charm. And to capture the magic of your day, consider an Atlanta wedding photographer who can freeze these moments in time. Let’s explore the possibilities Atlanta has to offer for your once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

7 Handpicked Atlanta Wedding Venues for Your Big Day

The following seven handpicked wedding venues will help you make your big day more memorable:

Swan House wedding venue

1. The Swan House: Timeless Elegance Amidst History

130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Nestled in the heart of Buckhead, The Swan House, also known as Atlanta History Center, stands as a testament to timeless elegance. This historic mansion, surrounded by lush gardens and fountains, provides a fairytale backdrop for your wedding. The carefully preserved interiors and picturesque outdoor spaces offer versatility for ceremonies and receptions. View the ultimate guide to your Swan House wedding here.

  • Price: The cost to host your wedding at the venue is $12,500+. They do require you to meet their minimum beverage minimum which ranges from $2,500 to $5,500, based on the day of the week and time of the year.
  • Guest Count: Accommodates both intimate and large gatherings. Maximum guest count is 300.
  • Amenities: Lush gardens, historic mansion, beverage services, indoor and outdoor locations for ceremony and reception.
Wedding party photographed at The Biltmore Ballrooms

2. The Biltmore Ballrooms: Grandeur and Glamour

817 W Peachtree St NW #208, Atlanta, GA 30308

Step into a world of grandeur at The Biltmore Ballrooms, an iconic venue that exudes glamor. Located in the historic Biltmore Hotel, this opulent space features crystal chandeliers, ornate ceilings, and a sense of old-world charm. The two ballrooms, the Georgian and the Imperial offer a timeless backdrop for a sophisticated and lavish celebration.

  • Price: Rental fees range from $3,500 to $5,000. Depending on the day of the week, certain beverage minimums may apply.
  • Guest Count: The Ballrooms can accommodate up to 300 guests.
  • Amenities: Biltmore also features convenient parking, a beautiful courtyard, and hotel accommodations for up to 1500 guests.

3. Upstairs Atlanta: Versatile Venue with Rustic Charm

750 Glenwood Ave SE Bldg 100

Located in the heart of Grant Park at the historic Atlanta Stockade site, Upstairs Atlanta is an ideal choice for couples seeking rustic wedding charm. This versatile venue features skylight windows, rustic brick, and concrete floors. With an upstairs lounge, covered patio, and lower-level terrace, it offers a flexible canvas to create an enchanting wedding experience for you and your guests.

  • Price: The cost to have a wedding at Upstairs Atlanta starts from $3,500 – $4,500 and varies depending on the date and season of your wedding.
  • Guest Count: Accommodates both intimate and large gatherings. Maximum guest count is 150.
  • Amenities: sky light windows, industrial and rustic finishes with white brick walls, upstairs cocktail lounge, a large covered patio, and a lower level outdoor terrace.

4. Summerour Studio: European Flair in Atlanta’s Westside

409 Bishop St NW in Atlanta, Georgia.

Embrace European flair in Atlanta’s exciting Westside at Summerour Studio. This architectural gem features a courtyard reminiscent of a Tuscan villa, providing a romantic setting for your celebration. The studio’s industrial-chic interiors add a touch of modernity to its Old World charm. With a blend of sophistication and warmth, Summerour Studio is a canvas waiting for your unique love story.

  • Price: The cost of a Summerour Studio wedding is around $4,000 to $6,000 but varies depending on the date of your event. There is also a beverage minimum that varies by wedding day.
  • Guest Count: You can have up to 400 guests for your Summerour Studio wedding ceremony and seated dinner.
  • Amenities: Tuscan-inspired setting, view of Atlanta skyline, venue offers both indoor and outdoor options for ceremonies.

5. Guardian Works: Atlanta’s Unique Industrial Wedding Venue

775 Echo St NW in Atlanta, Georgia

Guardian Works offers an expansive open-concept space with brick walls adorned by windows, inviting natural light to grace the room while embracing an authentic industrial aesthetic. Boasting over 8,000 square feet of indoor space, it blends creativity and elegance for your special day.

  • Price: The cost for a Guardian Works wedding ranges from $4,000 to $11,500 depending on the day of the week.
  • Guest Count: Accommodates both intimate and large gatherings. Depending on the ceremony location, you can have between 125-250 guests. 
  • Amenities: Industrial aesthetic, original elements of industrial factory, indoor and outdoor space, a wheelchair accessible entrance and parking lot.

6. The Piedmont Room and Piedmont Garden Tent: Nature’s Splendor with Cityscape Views

500 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Experience nature’s splendor with cityscape views at The Piedmont Room or Piedmont Garden Tent. Nestled in the heart of Midtown near Piedmont Park, these venues offer a unique blend of lush greenery and skyline vistas. Whether you prefer an indoor ceremony at The Piedmont Room or an outdoor wedding at the Piedmont Garden Tent, both settings provide a captivating backdrop for your celebration.

  • Price: The cost of a Piedmont Room and Piedmont Garden Tent wedding is around $4,750-$13,000 but varies depending on the date of your event.
  • Guest Count: Piedmont Room can hold up to 200 guests while the Piedmont Garden Tent can hold 250 guests.
  • Amenities: Located near piedmont park for photo opportunities, checkered dance floor, optional stage, beverage services, ivory table linens, and complimentary parking.

7. Ponce City Rooftop: Chic Urban Vibes and Skyline Panoramas

675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Elevate your wedding celebration against the chic urban vibes and skyline panoramas of Ponce City Rooftop. This trendy venue offers a rooftop experience with breathtaking views of the city skyline. Have your wedding on the Rooftop where you can play, sip, and dine in delight. Ponce City has a variety of packages to suit everyone’s desire for their event. The modern ambiance, paired with its open-air setting, sets the stage for a stylish and unforgettable Atlanta wedding day.

  • Price: The cost of a Ponce City Rooftop wedding is around $2,500-$4,500+. It varies on day of the week and the add-ons. 
  • Guest Count: Accommodates both intimate and large gatherings depending on ceremony space. Maximum guest count is 300 for their largest ceremony space.
  • Amenities: Modern and retro vibe, amazing Atlanta views, play games at Skyline Park, have your cocktail hour at RFD Social (featuring disco balls), and your reception at the Roebuck Room.

Crafting Unforgettable Memories

Discover seven handpicked Atlanta wedding venues that go beyond mere event spaces, setting the perfect stage for your wedding vision. From the historic luxury of The Swan House to the contemporary playfulness of Ponce City Rooftop, each venue tells a unique story blending history, nature, and grandeur. 

Capture these cherished moments with an Atlanta based wedding photographer, ensuring your special day is preserved for a lifetime. Against the vibrant backdrop of Atlanta’s charm, let’s create timeless images that tell your unique tale. Contact me today to turn your unforgettable day into lifelong memories. Excited to be part of your story!

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