Choosing just the right site for your special day sets the tone and ambiance for making memories to last a lifetime. Check out these places that will get your attention!
Twenty-eight private acres in historic Villa Rica, Georgia, has all you need for the ideal day! Combine beauty with the convenience of one-stop-shop with a variety of wedding package, and your worries are over. The barn setting including a 360 bar, dance floor, and heat and AC for year ‘round scheduling. A lovely gazebo, patio and fireplace allow you both indoor and outdoor options. ashvenestatevenue.com
Grandview is a historic wedding and meeting venue high above the clouds on top of Lookout Mountain, adjacent to Rock City Gardens. Their capable and experienced staff handle every detail with a full suite of services – from event organizing to catering. Make your event a pleasure here, from the moment your planning begins until the last guest says good night. Guests can stay nearby at the inn across the street, or at Riverview, another See Rock City Inc. property about three miles away on Lookout Mountain where this 10-room bed and breakfast features an amazing view of the Tennessee River. meetatgrandview.com
Timbers on Etowah
Mix turn-of-the-century with today at Timbers on Etowah, a historical industrial venue located in the former Canton Textile Mill in Downtown Canton, Georgia. The Mill was first opened in 1901 by the Grandfather of famous golfer Bobby Jones. It has now been redeveloped as The Mill on Etowah. The venue name “Timbers on Etowah” is taken from the beautiful giant wooden beams and posts that support this giant brick structure. Many of the timbers were cut and milled on site during original construction. timbersonetowah.com
The Castle at Wildwood Gardens
If you are looking to have an enchanted fairytale wedding, your dreams can come true at the Castle at Wildwood Gardens! Attention is given to every detail so you don’t have to because this castle was created with brides in mind. They’ve thought of more than you can imagine to make sure your day goes as smoothly as possible. Give your guests a completely unique experience by celebrating your special day in a beautiful castle in the forest! wildwoodcastleevents.com
Wine, Dine and Get Married at these Vineyards
Nothing says romance like a bride and groom toasting their special day in the midst of a vineyard. Ellijay, Georgia, suggests these three vineyards for your wedding day.
Ott Farms and Vineyard – ottfarmsandvineyard.com Mountains and vines create the backdrop of the outdoor pavilion complete with fireplace and tasting room where your guests can enjoy a variety of Georgia wines.
Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard – chateaumeichtry.co – The gorgeous mountain setting as seen in this photo is about to be even more beautiful when their new wedding venue is soon completed. Two-bedroom villas are available for the wedding party and family. Whether you celebrate indoors in the large tasting room with grand fireplace, or under outdoor cover on the heated (or not) pavilion, the perfect ceremony and reception await.
Engelheim Vineyards – engelheim.com – This German-style tasting room with a fireplace is big enough for a small wedding and reception where you and your guests overlook the beautiful vineyard outdoors. Need more space? It won’t be long and the new wedding venue currently under construction will be complete.
Cartecay Vineyards – cartecayvineyards.com – This 1890 farmland turned vineyard provides a serene and peaceful setting in the backdrop of the north Georgia foothills. Perfect for your special day!
Grapes & Ladders – grapesandladdersvineyards.com – Grapes and Ladders rustic charm and beautiful open vineyard views will make for a picture perfect wedding day.
Rome Area History Center
Plan your nuptials in a historic setting. Check out the Rome Area History Center’s event floor. It features hardwood floors, exposed brick and floor to ceiling windows. The venue offers a full service catering kitchen, AV, lighting, serving bar, tables and chairs and can accommodate 200 seated guests. It is conveniently located in beautiful, Historic Downtown Rome and is a short walk from several downtown hotels. romeareahistorycenter.org
The Depot on Bradley
If you have ever thought about tying the knot in a train depot, then Carrollton is the place for your big event. The Depot is a historic, all-season wedding venue located in the heart of downtown Carrollton, Georgia, where rustic charm blends with modern elegance featuring beautiful, exposed 1800s brickwork, wood beams and floors. Lots of amenities including bride and groom suites, cafe lighting, drapes, florals, and other décor available to customize this space to your taste. Your wedding is a day you will remember forever. Let the Depot on Bradley help make your wedding an original and memorable event. carrolltonga.com
Museums and Weddings…Yes!
Plan your wedding with a unique backdrop of art…or dinosaurs? Yes! These two Smithsonian-affiliated museums will provide memories made for a lifetime.
Booth Western Art Museum – Enjoy your special day with private access to museum galleries and beautiful backdrops for indoor and outdoor photos. Have your wedding ceremony in the Atrium, surrounded by a 40 foot wall of windows that looks out to the sculpture garden, followed by a cocktail hour in the Sculpture Hall. Spend the rest of the evening enjoying a lovely meal in an intimate ballroom setting and dancing the night away. boothmuseum.org
Tellus Museum – Say “I do” under an 80 foot long Apatosaurus or have an intimate ceremony tucked away in one of the banquet rooms. Afterward, see the night sky in the observatory or take your guests for a thrill ride in the planetarium. Tellus makes for an unforgettable venue for your wedding day with private access to museum galleries and beautiful backdrops for indoor and outdoor photos. Bring the wedding of your dreams to life at Tellus Science Museum. tellusmuseum.org
Craft beer lovers will love this place! Good company and good brew go hand-in hand. Just think of the cool photos and great memories to share in your life ahead. Plus, you can go back each year to toast a celebratory drink on your anniversary. reformationbrewery.com/reservations/
The Tate House Mansion
Reminiscent of the Great Gatsby era, this pink marble Southern mansion offers full service indoor or outdoor weddings. On site wedding specialists and a wedding director are available to custom design your dream day. With an on-site culinary team led by Executive Chef John Lupi, who has been featured in publications such as Southern Living and Atlanta Magazine, couples embark on a true culinary experience that is executed to ensure every guest walks away satisfied. And so many amenities…visit the website to see them all. Better yet, schedule an in-person visit to truly visualize your special day in the foothills of Northwest Georgia. tatehouse.com
Barn Weddings – Rustic Country Elegance
There is something pleasing about combining the elegance of a wedding in the backdrop of a rustic barn setting.
Check out these awesome places in the Jasper, Georgia, area:
Holly Hill Manor – facebook.com/hollyhillmanor
Ivy & Oak – ivyandoakweddings.com
Lewallen Farms – lewallenfarms.com
The Barn at Dunn Manor – thebarnatdunnmanor.com
The Barn at Tatum Acres – tatumacres.com
The Willows Farm – thewillowsfarm.com
The Wheeler House – thewheelerhouse.net
Say “I Do” in Paradise Garden. On the National Register for Historic Places, Paradise Garden is a 4+ acre outdoor historic art environment created by the world famous folk artist, Rev. Howard Finster featuring 21 large and small artistic buildings, a large mosaic garden with sculptures and grotto walls, a 200+ ft. outdoor art gallery, meditation chapel, and much more. Finster’s artwork is in the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Institute, High Museum of Art and many museums around the world. Where your event is 2 or 200, this site will provide a most unique setting. Three unique Airbnb lodgings to add to your wedding adventure to make it truly a day and night to remember. Call or email to book a tour today! ParadiseGardenFoundation.org
Overlooking the Oostanaula River
Rome Georgia’s Riverwalk is perfect for the wedding where ambiance is not sacrificed for convenience. Get married right outside the doors of the Courtyard-Rome Riverwalk, then celebrate your new life together on the patio with family and friends. The Courtyard makes it easy for you and your guests to stay right there with 119 sleeping rooms and 5 suites. Need more room to party? Over 8,000 square feet of event space is your answer! marriott.com/hotels/travel/rmgcy-courtyard-rome-riverwalk/