The DeKalb History Center

101 East Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The DeKalb History Center

The DeKalb History Center is a classic wedding venue located in Decatur, Georgia. This beautiful, historic wedding venue is full of intrigue and mystique. Nestled on the outskirts of Atlanta, The DeKalb History Center is a magical getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city center. Its enchanting architecture and decor draw people in for extravagant occasions. Glistening white marble reflects ambient light brilliantly, engulfing the entirety of an event in an ethereal glow. With plenty of intricately designed elements being dispersed throughout the property, this living piece of history is sure to please any crowd.

Facilities and Capacity
The DeKalb History Center is able to easily accommodate up to 150 guests. This landmark estate has a stunning courtroom that boasts terrazzo floors and arched windows. Both receptions and ceremonies are welcome in the space. Its 2,600 square feet can be dressed with tables, chairs, and even a baby grand piano. Daylight filters into this room, illuminating all of its eye-catching embellishments. Just beyond the structured door frame is the lobby, a welcoming area for all who enter. This elegant facility also offers get-ready rooms for the couple's convenience.

Services Offered
The DeKalb History Center is pleased to offer their clients a selection of rentals that help any event feel more complete. Couples will be able to avail of tables, chairs, a baby grand piano, a bandstand, and dedicated parking. Combined, these elements can assist an occasion's overall success.


History
This historic center was first established in 1947. Since its inception, it has been consistently dedicated to the preservation and communication of DeKalb County's rich and nuanced heritage. The courthouse houses a museum and archive on the first floor and has three resident antebellum structures.

Location
The DeKalb History Center is located in Decatur, Georgia, right in front of Decatur Square. Surrounding the property are various pubs, transit options, and municipal buildings such as the DeKalb County Public Library. Couples and their guests will also be able to find multiple local solutions for overnight accommodation, some of which are in walking distance. Various other art centers and parks are nearby, and Atlanta's city center is only a short trip away.

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  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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  • Michelle

    Michelle · Married on 05/05/2019

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    Our Dream Venue

    The Dekalb History Center was absolutely gorgeous and everything we could have dreamed of for our venue. It seated our guests comfortably and the marble walls went well with our color scheme. It was very easy to work with Mallory, and she was always in touch to see if we needed anything or give us reminders of deadlines. I would highly recommend this venue

    Sent on 05/29/2019
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  • Jennifer

    Jennifer Lamourt · Married on 03/16/2019

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    Wedding Venue of My Dreams!

    The Historic Dekalb Courthouse was the wedding venue of my dreams! I fell in love with the venue when my (now) Husband and I would go on dates in Decatur Square. When we got engaged, I knew I wanted to get married there- so I was so pleased when the booking process was such a breeze! The event team were amazing- Mallory was so nice and answered all of my (MANY!) questions. Every step of the process was so easy with this venue. They really helped me create the wedding of my dreams and it was so stress free. If you’re looking to get married in a gorgeous, stunning venue in a great part of Atlanta then this is the best place!

    Sent on 03/24/2019

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The DeKalb History Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,350.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,350.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 650.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 650.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • Describe your venue: Government Building, Historic Building, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • 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? Get Ready Rooms
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Tables

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8 Endorsements

  • Storybook Wedding Consulting
    Storybook Wedding Consulting Wedding Planners

    This is such a special venue. I've done several weddings here and clients have always loved it. The ballroom is beautiful and classic, an easy space to leave clean or to add decor to, but not necessary. We've had ceremonies and receptions here or just the reception. I look forward to working at Historic DeKalb Courthouse again soon!

  • Leone Productions
    Leone Productions Wedding Videographers

    As a professional wedding videographer for over 15, I have filmed numerous weddings at The Historic DeKalb Courthouse... It is a lovely, elegant location, with a beautiful and spacious room; for both ceremonies and receptions. It also has an historic quaintness to it! Highly recommended for you special day.

  • Bliss
    Bliss Wedding Cakes

    We've delivered many wedding cakes to the DeKalb Courthouse, and each time I am reminded about how beautiful a setting this is for a wedding. I highly recommend brides check out this venue!

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  • 101 East Court Square Decatur, GA, 30030 See on map
    4043731088 (26) (Phone number)
    4043738287 (Fax Number)
    M-Th 9am-4pm F 9am-11am

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