17 Engagement Party Venues in Atlanta for a Southern Charm Soirée

The Peach State knows how to celebrate.
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
Heather Bien
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
Heather Bien
The Knot Contributor
  • Heather contributes wedding, honeymoon, travel and relationship content for The Knot and WeddingWire.
  • Heather also writes for publications including Apartment Therapy, StyleBlueprint, MyDomaine, HelloGiggles and The Everygirl.
  • She holds a degree in Art History and Architectural History from the University of Virginia.
Updated Jan 04, 2024

Looking for a big city venue to kick off your wedding season with friends and family? These engagement party venues in Atlanta are the perfect backdrop to throw a fête that celebrates your love and gets you excited for all of the parties and events to come.Whether you're from Atlanta and want to throw a soirée in your hometown or you're looking for a city full of Southern charm where loved ones can travel in from across the country, A-Town offers accessibility, urban amenities and sophisticated style. From breweries to gardens to swanky hotels, you can find a venue that speaks to your personal style.

Ready to celebrate saying yes? Here are 17 engagement party venues in Atlanta where you can throw an unforgettable shindig.

Want to look at even more options in and around Atlanta? You can search and filter incredibly engagement party venues on The Knot Vendor Marketplace.

Hotel Clermont in Poncey-Highland

If style is a top priority, check out the funky and vibrant aesthetic of Hotel Clermont, inspired by the cinematic style of Wes Anderson. This circa 1924 building has been restored into a one-of-a-kind event venue where couples can plan a unique and colorful fête, and the hotel itself is decor enough. Choose from event spaces including a French-American brasserie, a moody bar and a rooftop space for casual, easygoing celebrations.

Wild Heaven West End Brewery & Gardens in West End

Combine industrial style with Georgia-made craft beer at the Wild Heaven West End Brewery & Gardens in West End, where you can gather friends and family within an indoor and outdoor setting for raising a glass to the happy couple. With expansive views of the Beltline Westside Trail, a rolling lawn for gorgeous days and casual event spaces, this is a comfortable and welcoming spot to kick off a season of memory making.

Livingston Restaurant & Bar in Midtown

Looking for an elegant space to announce your engagement to the world? Livingston Restaurant & Bar has a timeless, old Hollywood glamour to its space and it has multiple options depending on the size of your party. For intimate gatherings, the dining room can accommodate a dinner party celebration, while the mezzanine overlooking the dining room is perfect for a sophisticated vibe with family and friends.

Bold Monk Brewing Co. in Westside

For the craft beer connoisseur, Bold Monk Brewing Co. has a casual, festive space to host a party indoors and out. Bold Monk brews their beer on-site and has 32 taps, giving your guests a uniquely Atlanta experience. The space, with its rustic brewery meets antique style decor, can accommodate both large groups, up to 500 people, as well as intimate gatherings.

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Canoe in Vinings

If you want an escape from the city, treat your guests to a peaceful celebration at Canoe, on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. This venue feels like a retreat from it all, yet you're right in the city (no need to worry about getting Ubers!). Canoe is known for their culinary prowess, incredible waterfront views and colorful gardens, giving you a magical way to set the bar high for your wedding season.

Bellyard in West Midtown

Located in the hip new Interlock neighborhood, Bellyard puts your guests right in the midst of the action, perfect for hopping around town post-party. This sleek, modern space has multiple event rooms, including an artful, vibrant patio, perfect for warm weather soirées. The best part? Your out of town guests can simply wander up to their rooms after the celebrations are over.

Aprés Diem in Decatur

With exposed brick and abstract art adorning the walls, Apres Diem is a cozy spot for an engagement party, where you can gather with friends and family steps from the historic center of downtown Decatur. The former warehouse has spaces in multiple sizes for everything from small celebrations to large fêtes, and the European fine dining menu will give your guests a culinary experience.

Rathbun's in Inman Park

For an upscale, elegant soirée Rathbun's has sleek spaces for gathering loved ones to toast to kicking off a new chapter. With a wine enclosed windowed wall and dramatic surroundings, this restaurant can host up to 40 people seated or 75 for a standing cocktail party. Plus, the chef and owner won Iron Chef America and Food Network's Chopped, so you know the dining will be top notch.

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails in Hotel District

For an urban industrial vibe that feels modern and sleek, look to White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails. This expansive space has a minimalist look that can easily be turned into an elegant backdrop. Gather your loved ones to kick off your wedding season in style in their large dining space or bring together a smaller group in the cocktail bar or wood-paneled distillery. You'll also enjoy panoramic views of the glittering Atlanta skyline.

Foundry at Puritan Mill in Knight Park

Planning a large scale soirée to usher in your exciting life news? The Foundry at Puritan Mill is a 12,000 square foot event space that can accommodate events from 150 to 1,200 guests. This former commercial manufacturing space feels both immense and intimate at the same time with warm brick walls, original pine beams and skylights to let the night sky sparkle above.

Atlanta Braves Truist Park in Cumberland

If you and your betrothed are major sports fans, take the themed engagement party to the next level with a celebration at the Atlanta Braves' Truist Park. Start off your engagement by batting 100 in stadium spaces with the incredible backdrop of the Braves' home right behind you. Want a VIP meet and greet with the players? That can be arranged. Plus, the ballpark is right by The Battery Atlanta, where there are restaurants and bars all in walking distance.

The Forum in College Park

The Forum is recently renovated yet historic, blending old and new in a space that is a creative and warm place to celebrate saying yes to forever. With a striking mural on the exterior, brick walls throughout and trendy furniture, this industrial modern building can welcome up to 100 guests to surround the happy couple with love and well wishes.

The Cypress in Hapeville

Formerly a French restaurant, The Cypress maintains all of its vintage-inspired, Francophile charm. This romantic spot feels like a secret garden, tucked away yet just ten minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson airport. You'll celebrate with friends and family in sweet outdoor spaces, including by the stunning pool.

SOHO Restaurant in Vinings

With sophisticated white tablecloth style, SOHO Restaurant blends classic American bistro dishes, timeless style and a prime location in historic Vinings. This is a prime spot for couples looking for an upscale backdrop to toast their engagement — and it's a Zagat award-winner since 1999. Put on your best outfit, and settle in for a fancy yet approachable evening with friends and family.

Flight Club Atlanta in West Midtown

Couples looking for a quirky place to set the stage for a uniquely eclectic wedding season can book Flight Club Atlanta, which bills itself as an "eatertainment" venue. From trying their hand at Flight Club's signature game, Social Darts®, to relaxing in the funky, bold decor within the bar spaces, guests will have a fun and offbeat evening that is sure to be unlike any engagement party they've ever been to.

ASW Distillery in West End

Slink into a speakeasy vibe as you bring your nearest and dearest together to start the season of celebrations. ASW Distillery features the decor and trappings of a secret cocktail lounge, with oak furniture, weathered metal and brass furnishings, all with a backdrop of rich wood whiskey barrels. This industrial meets masculine space is a warm and effortlessly chic place to surround yourself with well wishes ahead of a busy (and fun!) engagement.

SweetWater Brewing Company

SweetWater Brewing Company, one of the classic Atlanta breweries, is also a go-to place to celebrate before saying "I do." From the intimately cozy taproom to the expansive Reel Room overlooking the beer packaging line, the brewery can accommodate engagement parties of all sizes. Plus, you can guide guests towards complimentary beer tastings and brewery tours throughout the party, giving them an immersive and fun way to toast to your engagement.

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