Cavender Castle

North Georgia



A love as majestic as yours deserves the royal treatment. At Cavender Castle of North Georgia you can celebrate your nuptials with a royal wedding without the royal pain. Located in Dahlonega at the foothills of the mountains of North Georgia, Cavender Castle is one of the original venue pioneers in the area. The Castle provides a picturesque location and specializes in intimate wedding celebrations. Pledge your love in a romantic ceremony beneath the castle’s old world gazebo. Following the ceremony guests can enjoy an open air cocktail hour. For your reception you will have your choice of a grand celebration that is held either indoor in the Castle or outdoors. Your unforgettable day will be marked by romantic elegance that is not stuffy or pretentious. The castle owners, the Durham family, will personally plan every detail of your special day with you, so that you can enjoy your day knowing that all those important details are being handled without having to worry. Make life long memories at Cavender Castle.

Venue Style

Event Center, Mansion, Private Estate, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,320 to $3,495 for a ceremony and reception and includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. There is also an additional fee added for a guest count over 25. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $300/hr. Please inquire with venue for outdoor reception options. Please inquire for 5% discount for Nurses, Military, Teachers, Firefighters, and Law Enforcement.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Cavender Castle is estimated at between $1,600 and $3,330 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Music must end by 11:30PM