The Mary Gay House

716 W. Trinity Place, Decatur, GA 30030 Map · Phone number
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About The Mary Gay House

The Mary Gay House is a wedding venue located in Decatur, Georgia. This gorgeous, federal-style home is located in the heart of downtown Decatur. You'll fall in love with the many unique spaces of The Mary Gay House, and proceeds from its rental directly benefit the work of the Junior League of DeKalb County.

Facilities and Capacity

This home was built circa 1820 and is conveniently located in downtown Decatur, Georgia. This venue provides indoor and outdoor event spaces to accommodate up to 200 wedding guests. A large outdoor patio is perfect for ceremonies and receptions and can be tented to protect against the elements. Indoor event spaces include a separate dining room, banquet room and front parlor with fireplaces, all decorated with period décor and furnishings. Event spaces include the following:

  • Simpson Room
  • Dining Room
  • Front Parlor
  • Patio

Services Offered

The Mary Gay House offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Their mission is to provide a unique, memorable, and intimate wedding experience while also preserving the historic home. Event services offered include the following:

  • Event rentals
  • Outside vendors
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bridal suite
  • Chairs and tables

Other Services

The Mary Gay House is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

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60 Reviews for The Mary Gay House

Recommended by 97% of couples


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

    Sarah Lunsford · Married on 06/08/2019

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful Southern Summer Wedding

    I got married at the Mary Gay House earlier this month and had an absolutely wonderful experience! It was a beautiful event (despite the rain) and the staff was so accommodating and kind throughout the planning process. It was a great value and the perfect venue for a charming, southern wedding!

    Sent on 06/14/2019
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    Noele · Married on 03/10/2018

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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      5.0
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    The Mary Gay House was the perfect venue for our wedding and the planning was stress-free and easy from beginning to end. Missy, the office manager, was a delight to work with and always responded immediately to our questions. The house has beautiful rooms and a lovely patio. The price was incredible, especially considering they have their own tables and chairs and don't require an alcohol package. For a small wedding, the venue can easily accommodate an inside or outside ceremony depending on weather, with various options for seating arrangements. The house can be easily decorated with your personal touch, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Our guests raved about the venue.

    Sent on 04/21/2018
  • Christina

    Christina · Married on 10/14/2017

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    Our wedding at the Mary Gay House was amazing!!! We ended up with a guest count of 138 and were able to comfortable fit everyone for our seated/plated dinner with a combination of tables inside and on the patio. We even had a long estate table on the patio that turned out amazing! We actually did our ceremony at the park next door and that worked out perfectly. The only thing to double check is whether or not you have access to the basement- make sure you are certain of this b/c we had some issues day of until we pulled out our contract and then it was all good. Our guests stayed at the Courtyard Marriott right in downtown Decatur and it was super easy for everyone logistically with MARTA being right there and plenty of lyft/uber's around. Missy is awesome to work with and we absolutely loved getting married at the Mary Gay House!

    Sent on 10/30/2017

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The Mary Gay House FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Parking
    Tables
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Rentals
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access

Real Weddings

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • The Mary Gay House 1
    Last Minute Bookings 25% Off!
    25% All events booked within 30 days of the event
  • The Mary Gay House 2
    Off-Season All Rental
    20% all published rental rate for events taking place between January 2nd through March 31st.

Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements

  • Sun in my Belly Wedding Caterers

    Sun in my Belly Catering endorses this vendor.

  • Live Free Photography Wedding Photographers

    Stunning venue! We absolutely love the great vibes! Highly recommend!

  • Loaves & Fishes Catering Company Wedding Caterers

    I have done a wedding once here in the past. The woman who works with the client is very nice and accommodating. It is an absolutely wonderfully kept historical home that has indoor and outdoor space for your smaller wedding.

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  • 716 W. Trinity Place, P.O. Box 1106 Decatur, GA, 30030 See on map
    404-445-2620 (Phone number)
    Location of (The Mary Gay House)