Margaret Mitchell House




Celebrate your nuptials in a venue rich with history as you create a family history all your own. The Midtown campus of the Atlanta History Center is the birthplace of Gone With the Wind and is listed on the National Register for Historic Sites. The campus includes the Margaret Mitchell House and two lawns. The versatile event venue is ideal for an indoor and outdoor wedding celebration and can accommodate your special day from start to finish. You and your guests will discover a picturesque ambiance in this unique urban setting. The three story Tudor revival home, contains four intimate parlor rooms and one event room on two floors with covered porches and balconies, and is surrounded by manicured lawns. Pledge your love in a magical ceremony out on the expansive lawns. During cocktail hour, invite your guests to explore exhibitions as well as Margaret Mitchell’s Crescent Avenue apartment as they sip cocktails. Then, host an intimate dinner reception in the house. From a casual yet elegant backyard celebration to a black tie affair, the Margaret Mitchell House promises a memorable wedding day.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 10:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $2,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 10 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $250/hr. A refundable security deposit of $200 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Margaret Mitchell House is estimated at between $7,537 and $17,220 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:30PM