The McGarity House

943 McGarity Road, Temple, GA 30179 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The McGarity House

The McGarity House is a historic and elegant wedding venue located in Temple, Georgia. This turn-of-the-century Southern home, grounds and barn pavilion offers the perfect setting for a rustic and country wedding celebration. Whether your wedding will be vintage-themed, elegant, classic or shabby chic, you'll fall in love with the many gorgeous and charming event spaces of The McGarity House, including a traditional Southern mansion, large wrap-around porch, spacious ballroom and barn, and open fields accented by apple and pecan trees.

Facilities and Capacity

The McGarity House offers indoor and outdoor event spaces to accommodate intimate wedding celebrations of up to 150 wedding guests. Outdoor ceremonies can be held on the lawn with a beautiful backdrop of apple trees. Indoor ceremonies and receptions can be held in the McGarity House with its ballroom and unique staircase or the new and elegantly appointed rustic barn event space with barn wood and a chandelier. The mansion’s romantic wrap-around porch offers the perfect space for cocktail hours or as an escape to relax and enjoy wooded views. Additional tables can be set up on the lawn behind the barn to accommodate more wedding guests.

Services Offered

The McGarity House offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Venue rental includes use of the entire property. This venue offers an all-inclusive package to accommodate all of your event needs and deliver a stress-free wedding experience. Couples can also hire licensed outside caterers of their choice. Event services offered include the following:

  • Bridal suite and groom’s room
  • Complete setup and breakdown
  • Wooden trellis
  • Centerpiece items and décor
  • Tables, chairs and white linens for up to 150 guests
  • One hour of rehearsal time

Other Services

The McGarity 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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The McGarity House | Luke Bugenske Photography
The McGarity House | Luke Bugenske Photography
Newlyweds at the entrance | Virginia Greene Photography
Newlyweds at the entrance | Virginia Greene Photography
Barn exterior | Virginia Greene Photography
Barn exterior | Virginia Greene Photography
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Assisting the bride | Virginia Greene Photography
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Ceremony proper | Virginia Greene Photography
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Newlyweds kissing | Virginia Greene Photography
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Bride in the garden | Connie Marina Photography
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Holding hands | Connie Marina Photography
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Newlyweds about to kiss | Connie Marina Photography
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Escorting the bride | Connie Marina Photography
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Wedding in the woods | Connie Marina Photography
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Celebrating the newlyweds | Connie Marina Photography
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Bride in her suite | Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
Wedding bouquet | Photo Credit: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
Wedding bouquet | Photo Credit: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth PhotographsFlorist: Wrennwood Design
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The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
The McGarity House | Photo: Kathryn Elisabeth Photographs
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The McGarity House | Photo Credit: Lovi Blush PhotographyFlorist: Jars of Flowers
The McGarity House | Photo Credit: Lovi Blush PhotographyFlorist: Jars of Flowers
The McGarity House | Photo Credit: Lovi Blush PhotographyFlorist: Jars of Flowers
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The McGarity House | Luke Bugenske Photography
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Newlyweds at the entrance | Virginia Greene Photography
Newlyweds at the entrance | Virginia Greene Photography
Barn exterior | Virginia Greene Photography
Barn exterior | Virginia Greene Photography

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38 Reviews for The McGarity House

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

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    Amy Thomas · Married on 04/06/2019

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

    Beautiful and Perfect Wedding

    The McGarity House was the perfect place to get married! I decided to go with the all inclusive package, so it made planning effortless and allowed me to enjoy the process. Melita is amazing and is there to answer any questions and guide you through the whole thing; she made sure everything ran smoothly the day of the wedding. Everyone who attended my wedding commented on how beautiful The McGarity House is and how perfect it all was!

    Sent on 04/20/2019
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    Shelly Palmer · Married on 03/20/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
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    It was Amazing!

    As the mother of the bride, I have to say the venue was amazing! They closely worked with us from the very beginning until the end to ensure our special day was nothing but spectacular. I could do not be more pleased. It was absolutely beautiful.

    Sent on 03/20/2019

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The McGarity House 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? $ 5,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 4,000.00
  • 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? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 1.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Champagne Toast
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Barn, Farm/Ranch, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Champagne Toast
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Decor, Furniture, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, December

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Big Girls Events & Catering
    Big Girls Events & Catering Wedding Caterers

    What can we say about The McGarity House? Melita and her staff are outstanding. The house is gorgeous with eclectic pieces throughout the house that make you feel as though you've stepped back in time. The grounds and orchards are absolutely gorgeous! The new ballroom gives plenty of room for guests to eat, dance & have fun. With the new ballroom and the wrap around porch, The McGarity House holds more guests than most venues in Metro Atlanta. If you like it, book them! They book up quickly! We are pleased to work with Melita and the crew!

  • Unforgettable Soirees, LLC
    Unforgettable Soirees, LLC Wedding Planners

    The McGarity house is a beautiful location, whether you're looking for an afternoon event under beautiful trees or an evening event under the stars, this house is phenomenal. The staff is friendly and very accommodating. Loved working with them, and would love to do it again!

  • Ball Photography
    Ball Photography Wedding Photographers

    Beautiful place to say "I Do"!!!!

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  • 943 McGarity Road Temple, Georgia, 30179 See on map
    678-456-5147 (Phone number)

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