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9 Best Small Wedding & Event Venues in Metro Atlanta, GA

Intimate Signature Events Tips & Advice


Here are just a few of our top picks, your ISE guide to Metro Atlanta's small wedding venues.

Whether you’ve always wanted a small wedding or just stumbled onto the beauty and savvy choice of smaller celebrations, your perfectly intimate celebration needs the best backdrop. This post shares the nine absolute top venue selections in metro Atlanta that we here at Intimate Signature Events simply adore. These unique environments offer the perfect complement to a smaller ceremony with gorgeously comfortable spaces and ideal for physical distancing safely.

Small & Intimate Wedding Venues in Metro Atlanta

Studio 887

Photo: Our Labor of Love

Located in the historic 100-year-old King Plow Arts Center, Studio 887 is the ideal space for intimate weddings. The rustic charm of exposed brick and soaring ceilings with exposed wood beams, combined with the elegant bar and open kitchen, create the perfect open ambiance for your special day. This spacious yet humble abode nestled in West Midtown allows you the flexibility to host your closest family and friends in a sophisticated, intimate setting while allowing for social distancing. Keep your event intimate, in a space truly designed for the occasion. Tip: The courtyard and building lends itself to unique photo opportunities.

The Carlyle Venue

Simple Mini Wedding

Photo: Kiyah C Photography

The Carlyle Venue is right in the center of metro Atlanta, making it convenient to reach from anywhere in the city. This fun venue’s vaulted ceilings and proximity to other entertainment options make it a fabulous choice for an Intimate Signature Event. This sophisticated, in-town location creates an upscale ambience for your special traditional, small, mini, or micro wedding. Treat: One of our fav features is the outdoor covered courtyard.

Treehouse Studios Atlanta

Elopement with a table for #2

Photo: Jabari Cain

This one-of-a-kind venue takes a blank slate and turns it into your dream come to life. Founded by world-renowned photographer Kelly Kline, the space is dedicated to creative backdrops and intimate events. If you want a stunning ceremony in a venue designed for the most creative, then Treehouse Studios is your wedding destination. This gorgeous white space is 5200 square feet in the heart of downtown Atlanta, highly sought-after for intimate small, micro, and mini weddings; private parties; corporate events; and many other celebrations. Tip: Just yards from the Beltline, ideal for amazing skyline photos

The Westside Warehouse

This converted warehouse boasts soaring cathedral ceilings, exposed iron beams, and epoxy concrete floors. The modern industrial aesthetic is complemented by handcrafted rustic details and antique French doors. Elegant, classic, and chic, this venue is full of personality and pizzazz. The Westside Warehouse also comes with a semi-covered patio space and everything you need for your all-inclusive small or intimate wedding. Treat: Access to many of the owners antique one-of-kind furniture pieces for your event.

433 Bishop

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Convenient to all Atlanta neighborhoods, this is the perfect setting for both social and corporate events. Consider 433 Bishop for your small or intimate wedding ceremony and receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, fundraisers and holiday parties. The capacity is perfect for an intimate wedding, dancing area, outdoor spaces wanted and audio visual needs. The main event space is 4,000 square feet of chic industrial space with a built in bar and display kitchen.

Ambient + Studios

This 100-year-old industrial loft space combines vintage with modern, creating the ideal setting for photography and film. Thanks to stunning windows lining south- and west-facing walls, your mini wedding will have the light, bright, decadence it craves. Distressed hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, and industrial overtones create an urban backdrop to your Intimate Signature Event. Used by national artists like Ludacris and Mastadon, this space includes a massive cyc wall, skylights and more. Transform this rich space into your very own Intimate Signature Event easily with just a few touches. Tip: Great antique elevators, amazing location for wedding party couples and bistro string lighting throughout.

THE ROOF at Ponce City Market

THE ROOF at Ponce City Market offers a spectacular view of all three unique Atlanta Skylines: Buckhead, Downtown, and Midtown. Perched high above the city, sits a wonderland of sorts, where you can play, sip, and nibble in delight. Make your event extraordinary.

From 25 - 400 or more guests - The Roof has an option that will be the perfect fit!

Situated in the midst of the city, you will have a stunning skyline backdrop for a wedding ceremony and reception, a birthday party, or any other celebration. Rooftop Terrace will deliver an amazing celebration with its expansive scenic views. The Roebuck Room offers the perfect smaller scale venue. Though indoors, you are still able to capture the amazing Atlanta views. Skyline Park offers a fun, creative, and unique celebration experience for your guests weekend activity. 9 Mile Station anchors the West end of The Roof, with sweeping panoramic views. Tip: The Roof at Ponce City Market is sure to elevate your next intimate moment.

Upstairs Atlanta

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Upstairs Atlanta has announced their NEW venue! Their new home is a wonderful, historic Atlanta building with just as much charm and even more possibilities (I know I've seen it). Their new home is currently in the build-out process and set for completion in March 2021. When speaking to the team they couldn’t be more excited about their new home and we can’t wait to celebrate and host your small Intimate Signature

Events there! Treats: The venue provide private entrances for the couple, multiple unique outdoor spaces and #2 well thought-out suites available for both brides and grooms.

Laundry Events

Image: The COL Collection

Laundry Events is an elegant and open event space, ideal for hosting your small wedding, situated in the heart of Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, GA. This historic venue is named after the building’s original purpose, and provides couples with a large, tastefully-decorated, and well-lit area to bring your wedding vision to life.

This venue accommodates all types of weddings and events, including engagement parties, minimonies, elopements, intimate ceremonies and receptions and more. This venue provides their own beverage services, though they are happy to work with ISE's caterers. Tip: The Laundry Events space is fully AV ready which works well for adding ISE virtual services to your small wedding.


3 Big Wedding Venues that work for Small Weddings & Events in Metro Atlanta, GA

Guess what? Small venues don’t just work for small intimate weddings there are some larger venues that provide a great atmosphere for small intimate weddings as well in the Atlanta metro area.

If you’ve thought these venues were too big take it from us, they’re not.

Hotel Colee Autograph Collection

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In the Buckhead pocket of Atlanta, self-expression is always in style. The New Hotel Colee is a celebration of these surroundings: a place where every day is a special occasion, statements are made to be worn and swagger hangs its hat. The spirit, design and experiences woven throughout the hotel celebrate Atlanta’s energy, diversity, and culture. The South we inhabit is anything but traditional. Here, we remix the classics and take any excuse to put on our very best outfit, gather our best people, and live it up. Tip: Pet friendly hotel.

The Gallery at King Plow

The Event Gallery at The King Plow Arts Center, a beautifully renovated warehouse in Westside, Atlanta, Georgia, offers an exclusive caterer that can help you bring all of your intimate wedding dreams to life on your "Big Day in a Small Way". Facilities are industrial-chic event accommodate 30 to 400 + guests.

Photo Drew Newman

The Stave Room

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Located in the trendy Sweetwater Design District, the Stave Room is nestled between Buckhead and Midtown. The former home of the Mason Murer Art Gallery, this 60,000 square foot space includes a fully-functioning whiskey distillery, covered courtyard, bottle garden and event space. The interior space—with its 18-foot ceilings and polished concrete floors—boasts a refined, yet rustic, space with warm urban charm. And perfect for a small intimate wedding.


Planning your small intimate wedding in the Atlanta area?

Photo: Jabari Cain

Looking to plan your “Big Day in a Small Way” and are considering Metro Atlanta as your backdrop, but you don't know what kind of small wedding is right for you, we would be happy to share our flowchart as a stress free gift to you. Send your requests to We would love to craft a truly original, intimate, and personal experience for you and your short list of guests. Spring, summer, winter, fall—small weddings are for any season now and for many years to come.

Photo: Clayton Brannon

Looking for a seamless, stylish and stress free intimate wedding that requires almost zero work on your part? Then you should check out our micro wedding service package.

Intimate Signature Events provides all the needs of a wedding without all the parts you don’t want. Planned and executed by the award-winning international planning company, Michelle Harrison Signature Events (yes, that’s us!), we provide the wedding venue, officiant, planning, design, flowers and decor, photography, rentals, and more.

Welcome to the new way to wed.


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