From historic estates to classic landscapes, Atlanta’s neighborhoods offer unique outdoor wedding venues to suit your budget.
Here is a selection of some of the best places to commemorate your love around Atlanta with nature as your backdrop:
Pier at Piedmont Park
Stand beside the quiet escape from the city Clara Meer Lake where landscaped walkways and stone steps meet the indoor visitor centerPiedmont Parkas you pledge your allegiance to each other. The venue can accommodate up to 250 people for a ceremony and rental prices start at $1,800.
Location: In the city – 12th Street NE to Piedmont Avenue; Website: piedmontpark.org ; Contact: 404-546-6757
The iconic former home on Peachtree Street can be decorated for your big day, providing a unique Atlanta setting for your nuptials. Rhodes roomwedding rental rates start at $2,000 and include setup, cleaning, and event time. The capacity varies according to the spaces used.
Location: In the city – 1516 Peachtree Street NW; Website: rhodeshall.org ; Contact: 404-885-7800
Rose Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden
The scent of fresh roses will envelop your guests as the Midtown skyline serves as the backdrop as you get married inside the gates of one of Atlanta’s favorite attractions. The Atlanta Botanical Garden Rose Gardenthe space is large enough for 200 guests and rental prices start at $4,000.
Location: Downtown – 1345, avenue du Piedmont.; Website: atlantabg.org ; Contact: 404-876-5859
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Gardens and Grounds
Many settings for your outdoor nuptials are available within the estate’s 12.5 acres of gardens and grounds, including the Memorial Hydrangea Garden, formal gardens and a terraced lawn. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Gardens and Groundscapacity depends on ceremony space. Pricing varies by event space and membership.
Location: Druid Hills – 980 Briarcliff Road NE; Website: callanwolde.org ; Contact: 404-872-5338
Transform this historic estate into the perfect location for your outdoor wedding. The domainThe terrace provides outdoor space while the interior of the house, including a wine cellar, offers unique opportunities for entertaining. Rental prices vary by property with minimal additional food and beverages.
Location: Buckhead- 3109 Piedmont Road NE; Website: real estateatlanta.com ; Contact: 404-869-8858
Swan House Gardens
One of Atlanta’s most iconic wedding venues and the location of President Snow’s mansion in ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy, the swan houseprovides an elegant backdrop for an outdoor wedding. The lawn can accommodate 750 guests and rental fees start at $9,500.
Location: Buckhead – Atlanta History Center: 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW; Website: atlantahistorycenter.com ; Contact: 404-814-4000
Let panoramic views of the Atlanta skyline be the backdrop to your big day at this downtown space atop the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in the Centennial Olympic Park area. As a full-service venue, Ventanaswill work with you to create the perfect menu and event space for your wedding. Prices and capacity vary by event space booked.
Location: Downtown – 275 Baker St.; Website: ventanasatlanta.com; Contact: 404-766-3867
This story was originally posted by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull in 2018 and has since been updated.