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Venues in Covington, Georgia,
(770) 784-7001

About Us

Nestled on the bank of Yellow River, the historic Mill offers charm and character that your guests will love. The Mill at Yellow River also boasts a beautiful garden along with a large outdoor patio. We also feature a 1,200 square foot bride’s loft with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, full kitchen and patio that towers over the waters of the Yellow River. Also included is a grooms parlour! We also feature access to the Yellow River for amazing photo opportunities. Walk among the rocky terrain and hear the roaring waters of the Yellow River.

Facilities and Capacity

The Mill at Yellow River provides multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces to accommodate up to 300 wedding guests. The interior space of the Mill includes industrial-style piping and lighting fixtures, string lights, and large paned windows and exposed brick for a modern but rustic feel. Its historic architecture and craftsmanship are comprised of mature southern yellow pines, now a rare and protected type of wood. Exterior spaces include a scenic and charming garden as well as a large outdoor patio perfect for cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres.

Services Offered

The Mill at Yellow River offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Beyond Details is a full-service firm that provides catering, floral design and wedding rentals. Event services offered include the following:

  • Chairs, tables, china and flatware
  • Wedding planning

Cuisine

This venue offers delectable and globally inspired catering options that will have your guests marveling for years to come. Classic entrees offered include chicken teriyaki with rice, grilled boneless pork chop, farm-raised catfish and peppered flank steak.

Other Facilities

Included in the venue rental is a 1,500-square-foot bridal loft with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, a full kitchen and a patio. This space overlooks the Yellow River and is the perfect space for the bridal party to prepare prior to a wedding ceremony.

Other Services

The Mill at Yellow River 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.

History

The Porterdale Mill opened in 1899 and ran until the 1960s, becoming one of the world’s largest producers of twine. In 2006, the Porterdale Mill was transformed into the Porterdale Mill Lofts with residential, retail and living spaces.

Location

This venue is located in the quaint community of Porterdale Mill Lofts, only 30 minutes from Atlanta, Georgia. The Mill at Yellow River is located off Highway 120 and minutes from Conyers and Covington, Georgia.


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  • From the moment we walked through the doors and saw the sun coming through the giant windows in the back of the room, we knew that this was the place we wanted to say "I do". Todd gave us an amazing tour and was the nicest owner out of all the venues we had visited before. Having our wedding here was the easiest decision we made during the whole process. Our Facility Coordinator was Raven Hayes and when I tell you she is the most wonderful person, I'm not lying. There is no way our wedding day would've been as fantastic as it was without her. She is without a doubt, the kindest and most understanding individual and has a passion for making your day special and exactly what you envision. The venue itself is stunning and the rentals are reasonably priced. The food is out of this world! (Please, please try the carrot souffle. You won't be disappointed) We also loved how they were basically a one-stop-shop by doing rentals, food, and florals. Our florals were STUNNING. Jakob did an amazing... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    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?

    Chairs, China, Flatware, Glassware, Tables

    Describe your venue

    Farm/Ranch, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception



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