Live Wire Athens is a modern family-owned rustic event venue located in Athens, Georgia that specializes in wedding celebrations, corporate and charity events and special occasions. This unique industrial venue has three versatile event spaces that can easily transform into the wedding of your dreams. Their exceptional customer service and attention to detail will allow you to relax as their experienced staff help you plan all the details that will make your big day unforgettable.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can host up to 275 guests in the venue's indoor and outdoor areas with multiple stages, which make for the ideal reception, ceremony or rehearsal dinner location. Your guests will feel the romance in the air as they watch you say your vows in the spacious Garden Courtyard surrounded by natural beauty of the outdoors. The indoor performance stage makes this space the perfect area for your wedding band to jam the night away. The Parlor is an intimate space that boasts large farm-style barn doors. The Robertson Hall banquet area features vintage brick and an exposed ceiling that give the room a feel of industrial elegance.
Live Wire Athens provides various wedding and event planning services to assist in planning a memorable day that you will treasure for a lifetime. For couples looking to add fun items to enhance their wedding experience, photo booths and dance floors are available. They offer the following services:
Originally built in 1954, the Fox Appliance store was formerly a warehouse and showroom. In 2009, the building was transformed into a bar and nightclub then later a music venue. In 2014, the Live Wire Athens company purchased the building and soon after decided to establish itself as a contemporary industrial-style event venue in the downtown Athens area.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Kaitlyn · Married on 12/22/2018
Wedding Ceremony + Reception
Live Wire Athens was our venue for our wedding. This place was a very good size for our list of 120-130 guest. The exposed brick and barn doors added a homey feel while still feeling formal enough. If in the summertime, there is a courtyard for the ceremony and an inside area for dancing, food and everything else. We were even able to have a fire pit and hot chocolate bar in the courtyard for our Winter Wonderland. They also have a parking space for a food truck and the most gorgeous string lights around! This family-owned business will work with you as best as the can to make your wedding day a dream.Sent on 02/10/2019
Shannon Sullins · Getting married on 05/05/2020
Favorite Venue in Athens!
I have held several events at Live Wire over the past 4 years. Each time, I am reminded why I continue to book with them. They are helpful, attentive and very friendly. Their patio space is awesome! You cant find this at any other venue in downtown Athens. We held a luncheon for my daughters high school graduation, complete with a taco bar, and photo booth. It was the perfect space for our family to gather for a meal and drinks to celebrate. I highly suggest the venue and their team! You won't be disappointed!Sent on 05/20/2019
Madison · Married on 05/04/2019
Perfect Wedding Venue
We knew the first time we went to Live Wire that it was the perfect venue for our wedding. The space, decor, and overall layout were perfectly-suited for both our reception and ceremony. We were drawn to the fact that it's a family-run business, which felt more personal during a time where we were overwhelmed by all of our options. They took time to meet with us on numerous occasions, including meeting with other members of our family to make sure that everything was perfect. Erin was fair and flexible, and did a great job of getting everything organized and running smoothly. Our vendors had a great experience working with them, as did our family members that were involved in setting up the day-of. All of the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and were a huge asset in making our wedding day perfect. As big music fans, their lighting and sound equipment were top-tier for musical entertainment. We'd recommend Live Wire to anyone looking for a fun and intimate setting for their wedding, reception, or both.Sent on 06/02/2019
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Having worked with Live Wire Athens through a variety of events, including weddings, concerts, festivals, and corporate parties, we have seen first hand their attention to detail and their willingness to put the customer first. The Robertson family goes above and beyond, not only for their clients, but treats all vendors and employees with respect and gratitude. In the 4 years we have worked with Live Wire Athens we have only had positive experiences. We highly recommend the venue and those who run it, for any of your event needs!
An awesome venue with amazing hospitable owners. A very unique location close to the heart of downtown Athens. Plenty of room for your guests in addition to a world class sized patio and deck outside.
Live Wire is a wonderful space for all types of events! It's amazing downtown location can't be beat, especially when you see their outdoor space. They also have great existing equipment for live music!