Weddings at Defoor
We are delighted at your interest in our facility! At The Defoor Centre, we are committed to providing you with all the resources to create a perfect event for you and your guests.
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the history that makes The Defoor Centre the only venue of its kind in Atlanta. Here you will find a series of dramatic art galleries and interesting architecture around every corner.
Prepare for your wedding with your loved ones in the comfortable Bridal Salon, where champagne and hors d’oeuvres await you. Allow us to handle all of the details while you relax and relish your day.
Exchange vows in one of the adjacent galleries and then take advantage of the many photo ops, both inside and outside the facility, before reconvening with your guests in the lounge for the cocktail hour. After the cocktail hour, the lounge opens up to reveal a candlelit Forum Gallery, set to your wishes and prepared to welcome your guests for the reception. The space presents a canvas on which to create a celebration that matches your style and vision.
Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or an elaborate celebration, you will find the perfect setting at The Defoor Centre.
Unique & Elegant
Our Executive Chef strives to make each catered event special. Treat your guests to an unforgettable occasion that begins with the freshest seasonal ingredients. Classically trained, our skilled Chef aspires to combine the newest food trends with the oldest of traditions. No matter the size or ambiance of your wedding, our culinary professionals will work with you to create a customized menu that is certain to please even the most discriminating palate.
Historic & Legendary
Discover why there is no other historic venue like our facility for hosting weddings in Atlanta. Originally built in the 1800′s as a farm house, the facility served as a hospital during the Battle of Peachtree Creek. A gospel church was added in the 1970′s and artist lofts in the 1990′s. Parts of the original structure are still visible inside our building today, keeping the history and character alive.
Flexible and Professional
Allow our team of event planners to guide you in creating an event that is a true reflection of your own distinctive style. Because we host only one event at a time, the staff has earned a reputation for seamless event coordination and attention to detail. Our impeccable service and experience will allow you to focus on your friends and family gathering together.