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About Us

The Wimbish House is a historic mansion and wedding venue located in Atlanta, Georgia. This beautiful venue offers affordable elegance in the heart of Midtown, with high ceilings, grand pianos and several crystal chandeliers. The experienced, responsive and courteous events team at The Wimbish House will ensure your wedding is memorable and completely stress-free.

Facilities and Capacity

This lovely, fully restored Victorian-era home features high ceilings, period furnishings, hardwood floors, steep gables, intricate detailing and massive stone masonry ornamentation. A graceful, curved staircase allows for memorable entrances into a grand parlor. Formal reception rooms are accented by tall archways and columns, and flow into the elegant dining room, sunroom and restored 1920's ballroom. Many rooms feature grand pianos, antique crystal chandeliers and fireplaces. A covered veranda provides an outdoor space for ceremonies, cocktail hours or photos.

Services Offered

The Wimbish House offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. This venue allows you to bring in your own outside caterer, vendors and alcohol to create an event that matches your vision. Four parking spaces are reserved for the wedding party, and they can accommodate up to six vendor vehicles. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wheelchair access
  • Chairs and tables

Other Services

The Wimbish 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.

History

This Wimbish House was commissioned by prominent Atlanta attorney William A. Wimbish and designed by notable Atlanta architect W.T. Downing. Downing later designed many of Atlanta’s most prestigious public buildings, including The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Trinity United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church and Lupton Hall at Oglethorpe University. Designed in the eclectic French Renaissance Revival, or Chateauesque style, this Victorian-era home has been lovingly restored and designated as a city, state and national landmark.

Location

The Wimbish House is conveniently located in the heart of Midtown at the intersection of 14th and Peachtree streets. This venue is within walking distance of fine hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, shops, Piedmont Park, Woodruff Arts Center and the High Museum.


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  • We just wanted to share our wonderful experience for our wedding at the Wimbish House in July. 10 out of 10 would recommend to others for several reasons. We had initially booked this venue in January of 2019 for a memorial day wedding, but COVID forced us to cancel and move. The venue owner Karin was kind, accommodating, available, and catered to our constantly evolving wedding due to the pandemic. We were able to get the wedding moved to July with a significantly reduced headcount, adjusted music and dinner style without issue. We’ve heard from other friends that didn’t have the same experience and were so grateful for Karin and our venue selection. Highly recommend her for the coordinator services rather than bring one in! The venue was beautiful, and honestly provided us the perfect setting that we always wanted. The ballroom setting downstairs, photo opps for a blended historic/urban vibe, and upstairs area was fantastic, and we’ve had friends reach out regularly about t... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    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?

    $ 5,950.00

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

    $ 5,355.00

    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?

    $ 5,950.00

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

    $ 5,355.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Event Planning, Tables

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor

    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?

    Accommodations, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Wifi

    What event items are available?

    Chairs

    What transportation and access is available?

    Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February



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