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Vecoma at the Yellow River

Snellville, GA View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.9 out of 5
265 reviews
$9k - $11k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$9k - $11k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

For over 25 years, Vecoma at the Yellow River has hosted amazing waterfront weddings! Nestled in a picturesque forest near Stone Mountain, this venue boasts timeless beauty and gorgeous indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony settings. Situated just outside of Atlanta, this event space features a spacious and beautiful reception area and scenic grounds, epitomizing Southern charm and sophistication.

Facilities and Capacity

Vecoma at the Yellow River offers scenic and romantic indoor and outdoor event spaces to accommodate up to 320 wedding guests. A lush lawn and lovely river surrounded by woods serve as a wonderful setting for an elegant outdoor ceremony and features a wooden arch, outdoor fireplaces, and an outdoor deck with river views. A spacious indoor reception space contributes ethereal décor with elegant ceiling drapery, a beautiful stone fireplace, and a dance floor. Indoor-only receptions at this estate can accommodate up to 150 wedding guests.

Services Offered

Vecoma at the Yellow River offers venue rentals for weddings and other social events. Their courteous and accommodating wedding planning team is committed to providing couples with the highest level of service on and leading up to their special day. They will assist you and your partner throughout all aspects of your wedding planning and can also provide a comprehensive list of recommended vendors. The following event rentals, services, and facilities can be accommodated by the staff:

  • Planning consultations
  • Tables, chairs, and dinnerware
  • Table decorations
  • Dance floor
  • Cake cutting
  • Cleanup
  • Bridal room
  • Additional time for decorating

Cuisine

The highly-trained culinary experts at Vecoma at the Yellow River specialize in crafting unforgettable dishes. You and your loved one will be able to choose from numerous beverage and bar options. These options include the ability to build a custom menu based on your unique preferences and dietary needs.

Other Services

Vecoma at the Yellow River is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate wedding events such as engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. The venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

History

In 1927, Venie and Cotton Mather established a cabin made entirely of stone and wood obtained from the estate. The lodge was named Vecoma, which was simulated as a combination of the first two letters of the names Venie, Cotton, and Mather. Today, their family welcomes couples to celebrate their wedding day surrounded by the natural beauty of this family legacy.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$3,850

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$950

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?

$825

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$825

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$20.50

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

Large banquet room, covered outdoor patio overlooking the river, front patio, outdoor patio, outdoor ceremony site

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Garden
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering 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?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

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?

Aisle Markers
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
July
August

265 Reviews

Write a review
Rated
4.9
out of 5.0
Recommended by 97% of couples
  • Quality of service
    Rating 4.9 out of 5
  • Average response time
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  • Professionalism
    Rating 4.9 out of 5
  • Value
    Rating 4.9 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.8 out of 5

91 User photos

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    Yovuna T. Married on 05/07/2022
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    Amazing Experience

    The entire family is phenomenally blessed and talented!

    Vecoma at the Yellow River's reply:

    We LOVED being a party of your wedding! It was the perfect day and your photos are gorgeous! Congrats to you and Thalmus!
  • Jessica
    Jessica H. Married on 04/22/2022
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    Vecoma is amazing

    Caroline and her team at Vecoma made sure my wedding day was perfect in every way! They are truly talented. From start to finish they helped ease my nerves and my wedding was everything I dreamed of and more! The in house DJ Kirk was amazing! Caroline also did my photography and I am so glad I went with her! From years of experience she knows all the magical photo spots! Thank you Vecoma!

    Vecoma at the Yellow River's reply:

    Your wedding was so, so gorgeous! You and Jesse are the cutest couple and we are thrilled that we got to be a part of your celebration! Congrats!

Awards

  • 265
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2009 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Tori & Tyler
    16 photos · 09/25/2021
  • Naja & Julian
    30 photos · 11/09/2019
  • Kris & Andgie
    20 photos · 06/07/2019
  • Renee & Chris
    14 photos · 10/13/2018
  • Karen & Wei
    19 photos · 11/12/2016
  • Alex & Anthony
    14 photos · 10/17/2015

Deals

Vecoma at the Yellow River 1
Discount

Great savings for Weddings booked for winter, spring, or summer 2022 dates! Contact us for details!

Vecoma at the Yellow River 2
Gift
Complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres immediately after ceremony for events with 75 guests or more. Delight your guests.
Vecoma at the Yellow River 3
Discount
Special discounted rates for January and February!!!!!

Pricing

Team

Jack
Jack
Sales, banquet manager, officiant, Bartender, Assistant Photographer

I have been working at Vecoma since highschool, and I love what I do. If you have any questions I would love to meet with you and discuss your special day!

Caroline
Caroline
Manager

Caroline has been the manager of Vecoma for 25 years and knows almost everything about weddings.

She is also a photogropher for the venue and has taken most of the pictures posted on the website and on the blog.

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Wingers Media.com Wingers Media.com Wedding Videographers

Great venue. We've shot there many times. Love the setup. The staff is great. Makes our job easier. Brides are happy and we get great shots!!!

Live Free Photography Live Free Photography Wedding Photographers

Stunning venue! We are absolutely in love with Vecoma at the Yellow River!! Highly recommend for modern brides looking for an incredible choice for their beautiful wedding. Its definitely important to choose the right people for your special day! Such a great choice!

Cakes by Anna Cakes by Anna Wedding Cakes

Vecoma is one of the most beautiful venues I have worked with in the Atlanta area. Every bride I have made or making a cake for has had nothing but amazing things to say about this venue. I am very pleased to work with Vecoma at the Yellow River!!

Map

4400 Vecoma Ln Snellville, GA, 30039
7709726540
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Vecoma at the Yellow River frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Vecoma at the Yellow River?

Vecoma at the Yellow River includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Vecoma at the Yellow River, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Vecoma at the Yellow River includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)

At Vecoma at the Yellow River, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Vecoma at the Yellow River includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar

What are the most important characteristics of Vecoma at the Yellow River in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Vecoma at the Yellow River for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Garden
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Vecoma at the Yellow River for wedding events?

Vecoma at the Yellow River offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Vecoma at the Yellow River offer?

Vecoma at the Yellow River offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Vecoma at the Yellow River offer for wedding events?

Vecoma at the Yellow River offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Vecoma at the Yellow River have available for wedding events?

Vecoma at the Yellow River offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Vecoma at the Yellow River and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Vecoma at the Yellow River is recommended by 91% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.9 in value and 4.8 in flexibility.

What kind of wedding service promotions does Vecoma at the Yellow River offer?

Vecoma at the Yellow River currently offers 2 discount promotions and 2 gift promotions for wedding services.

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