Agnes Scott College

141 East College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College is a historic venue located in Decatur, Georgia. Couples will be surrounded by lush gardens and collegiate, Gothic architecture. They have an Alumnae Garden in which to say your “I dos”, and features a small fishpond and a statue of Robert Frost. Agnes Scott College promises a day filled with charm, beauty and modern conveniences amidst a historical setting.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 400 guests for a reception at this college. For your ceremony, they have a beautiful wedding chapel inspired by Frank Lloyd-Wright. This intimate sanctuary, called the Julia Thompson Smith Chapel, can accommodate 140 guests. With its beautiful architecture and landscaped gardens right outside, it’s the perfect place to exchange your vows. The Letitia Pate Evans Hall is a gorgeous banquet hall with a grand staircase, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors and a breathtaking ceiling perfect for your reception. The minimum guest count requirement for Letitia Pate Evans Hall is 130.

Services Offered
This full-service venue has been a part of the wedding industry since 2010. Their services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • China
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house caterer


History
Agnes Scott College was originally founded in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary by a group of Presbyterians. The name was later changed to Agnes Scott Institute and then eventually Agnes Scott College in 1906. Today it remains a liberal arts college for women.

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48 Reviews for Agnes Scott College

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4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.6

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    Kendra Nix · Married on 10/27/2018

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    A Night for the History Books

    Working with Agnes Scott was the best decision I’ve ever made. They made the planning process, the behind-the-scenes process, and the wedding the best day of our lives. It is definitely a night to remember and for the history books. We got married in October and as of this day, we are still getting calls of how great our wedding was. And that’s all thanks to the wonderful staff at Agnes Scott. It is definitely a hidden gem in Decatur, and you won’t go wrong using this location for your wedding. The food is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Any option that you choose will satisfy your guest's appetite. The attention to detail with the food is out of this world. They took their time to make sure that the menu was what we wanted. When we had our tasting, I wanted a box to go (lol). The venue screams elegance and class and that's what we wanted.The staff on our wedding day was like a family. They made sure that we did not have to look for anything, want anything. or stress about anything. From the young lady who drove the golf cart to the wait staff to the bartenders, it literally was our dream wedding. And for the icing on the cake, Mrs. Rita James, she is a gem. She knows her craft and knows how to handle any situation that may arise so the bride and groom can enjoy their day. They pay attention to the little things that make the biggest impact on the bride and groom. We had guests to come from far and wide and everyone (and I do mean everyone) raved about the venue. I look at our wedding pictures all the time and think of how special our day was. We cannot thank the staff and Mrs. Rita for making our wedding one for the history books.

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    Brittney · Married on 03/17/2018

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    The staff was nothing short of amazing on the wedding day. Everyone was extremely helpful and working to fulfill our and our guests needs by anticipating them ahead of time. Mrs. Rita was a pleasure to work with throughout the process. The food was amazing. We opted for an option that isn’t really even an option, but Mrs. Rita and the catering manager made an exception for us. She constantly met our needs and worked with us on many occasions to make the day that much more special. To see how great the venue looked, check out our pics using #RogersLuckyDay on Instagram. It’ll give you a visual of how this cafeteria hall can be flipped into the wedding venue of your dreams. We’d do and pay for it all over again. Our guests keep raving about the food and how beautiful the campus and venue looked. They can’t stop taking about it and we can’t stop thinking about how perfect the day was.

    Sent on 03/28/2018

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Agnes Scott College FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 4,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,200.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 425
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 130
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 10
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Tastings
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? June, July
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December

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  • Soiree South & Co.
    Soiree South & Co. Wedding Planners

    Love getting to work on weddings at Agnes Scott. Rita and the entire staff are wonderful!

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