at The Classic Center

Downtown Athens, GA

The Premier Wedding Venue in Athens, GA

The Classic Center is a premier social event and wedding venue in Athens, GA. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or the social event of the season, our in-house facility planners provide the highest level of personal attention to detail to ensure your event exceeds all expectations. We have multiple stunning locations suitable for any event, as well as many al-la-carte event packages covering facility space rental, guest seating, and the services of an in-house event planner that will make planning your wedding a breeze from start to finish.

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Foundry Ceremony & Reception:

With your choice of the Empire or Oconee room in the Foundry Building, this package has everything you need. Modern brick set against rustic wrought iron creates the perfect backdrop for a Rustic or Bohemian fairytale wedding.  

View a virtual tour of our Atrium here.

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Athena Ceremony & Reception:

Choose from our charmingly elegant ballrooms for a ceremony and/or reception straight from a storybook. With gorgeous chandeliers, intricately detailed carpet, and fabulously high ceilings, this sophisticated space is perfect for a classic ballroom look.

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Atrium Ceremony and Reception:

With floor-to-ceiling windows, geometrically tiled floors, and modern art hung from the ceiling, the Atrium makes a wow-worthy statement. Modeled after the classic design of Grand Central Station, this room can be dressed up or look stunning on its own. 


Why Choose The Classic Center for Your Next Event?

At The Classic Center, our goal is to help you have the best event possible. Every wedding has a budget. However, you won’t have to worry about a thing, thanks to our many in-house options and dedicated facility planners. Reasons to choose us to host your wedding or special event include:


Our facility planners have years of experience coordinating events of all sizes and budgets. We’re organized and ready to help structure your wedding to create an impact that will leave you, and all of your guests impressed. Your wedding will have the classic “wow” factor when you choose The Classic Center.


At The Classic Center, we know there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to wedding planning. We use our creativity to make every wedding and reception one-of-a-kind so you and your guests enjoy a truly unforgettable day.


From the moment you visit our venue to the night of your event, you’ll enjoy every step of the process. Our facility planners will help take the stress off of your shoulders so that you can savor this special moment and have a good time.


Our job is to figure out what you want and make it happen. Rely on our facility planners’ capabilities to ensure everything comes together seamlessly on your special day. Your happiness is of the utmost importance to us. We’ll do anything to ensure a successful event.


The Classic Center is within walking distance of hotels and even connects to downtown Athens’ Hyatt Place. The Classic Center also has its own parking deck that is connected to the center, making it easy and convenient for your guest to arrive and enjoy your special day and all of downtown.


The Classic Center has an exclusive, award-winning in-house caterer that is used for all events. Their extensive menu with a variety of flexible options for meals, snacks, concessions, and beverage services will provide the perfect food for your classic wedding.

The Classic Center building at night

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