With our combination of Old World Charm, quality catering, affordably priced alcohol, decor & service, allow us to offer you the ease of planning your reception at The Columbus Athenaeum. We can easily accommodate receptions & ceremonies of all sizes, & some of the spaces are featured in the photos below. For more information or to schedule a tour to visit the Columbus Athenaeum, please speak with a representative by phone at (614) 222-MEET. We look forward to helping you plan your special day!
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If you're looking for an awesome space with "Old World" charm, the Columbus Athenaeum has it! Beautiful wall murals, rich, dark wood, and a sense of timelessness greets all guests, along with an efficient, helpful staff. ----- Miriam Weber Brown, Harpist
The Athenaeum has something for everyone. They have many different rooms to choose from to fit anyone's taste. All of the Sales Staff are great to work with. Also the meals are fantastic! If you are looking for a venue downtown, make sure you stop by and take a look. Todd Jones (TEAM DJ)
The Athenaeum has the historic appeal of the early 20th century yet is personable and inviting. We always enjoy working at the Athenaeum as they help their clients create a memorable wedding with any one of their unique settings, be it the Large Theatre, Little Theatre or the Priory. With several options to chose from, The Athenaeum offers something for everyone.
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The Columbus Athenaeum frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Columbus Athenaeum?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At The Columbus Athenaeum, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
At The Columbus Athenaeum, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
What are the most important characteristics of The Columbus Athenaeum in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Columbus Athenaeum for wedding events?
What kind of wedding events does The Columbus Athenaeum offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Columbus Athenaeum offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Columbus Athenaeum have available for wedding events?
- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Audio Equipment
- Chair Covers
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth
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