Live Wire Athens

227 W. Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Live Wire Athens

Live Wire Athens is a modern family-owned rustic style 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.

Services Offered
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:

  • Bridal suite
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Setup/cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Chairs/tables
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Tent
  • Outside vendors


History
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.



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10 Reviews for Live Wire Athens

Recommended by 99% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Shannon Butler · Married on 01/11/2019

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    Extreme satisfaction with Live Wire Athens (Casual wedding reception)

    After 35 years, my high school sweetheart and I reunited and Live Wire Athens handled our reception. Our experience with them from start to finish was exceptional. After meeting Andrew upon our initial appointment, we knew this was our place. He handled everything with such professionalism, yet kept it at a relaxed level, which was exactly what we needed. He even brought things to our attention that we did not even think about...all to help make our event the best it could be. I recommend them highly, and would use their services again.

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    Michael Myers · Married on 11/03/2018

    5.0
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    Live Wire Athens Wedding Venue

    My daughter and new son-in-law were married at "Live Wire Athens" on November 3rd, 2018. What a great venue a wedding, reception, and the dinner! The venue is run by the Robertson siblings - Daniel, Brenden, Andrew and sister Erin! All great people that were very invested in our event going off without a hitch! Live Wire Athens has a rich history with the "Athens Music Scene" - so the venue had it's own character. We had a lot of out of town guests - so we held the wedding and reception at the venue. The staff staged the evening perfectly! I would highly recommend the Live Wire as a wedding venue! Many thanks to Erin, Andrew, Brenden, and Daniel - your hospitality was fantastic!

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Live Wire Athens 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? $ 2,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • 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? $ 900.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 900.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Set Up, Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 275
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Art Gallery, Banquet Hall, Garden
  • 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, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Cocktail Reception, Server(s)
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, July, August

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • In Good Spirits, Wedding Bartending
    In Good Spirits, Wedding Bartending Wedding Caterers

    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!

  • Clack Bartending
    Clack Bartending Wedding Caterers

    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.

  • Trumps Catering
    Trumps Catering Wedding Caterers

    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!

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  • 227 W. Dougherty St Athens, Georgia, 30601 See on map
    706-214-2740 (Phone number)

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