Live Wire Athens




Live Wire Athens is Athens' premier event space. Found in the Northwest corner of downtown, this multifaceted venue is perfect for any occasion. Our Garden Patio celebrates urban horticulture with herbs, flowers, and other light vegetation. Here you will find the first of our three stages alongside our food truck friendly picnic area. Once you make your way inside the Pub Room, you're greeted by our rustic industrial decor and fully stocked bar featuring the best of local craft brew. Through our "Barn Doors," state-of-the-art production showcases the main hall. Here you will find our primary stage equipped to host top tier performers and speakers in a large, open area completely customizable to suit your needs. 

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Event Center, Community Center, Park/Garden, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 175 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM. Now available for Sunday rentals.

Rental Fees

The rental fee starts at $1,250 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr. Venue Buyout may be required for Friday & Saturday events, please inquire with venue for details. Inclusive event packages available upon request.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Live Wire Athens is estimated at between $8,117 and $16,362 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


BYO, Choose from List, Provided



Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
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
Parking can be arranged

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM