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Spend your special day strolling through the breathtaking garden of this historic, Victorian venue. Thompson House and Gardens is the ultimate venue for guests looking to combine an indoor and outdoor wedding experience. The house was originally built in 1880 and is located minutes from downtown Athens in Bogart, Georgia. This beautiful venue integrates nature and elegance with its floral garden and Victorian style home. The serenity and picturesque architecture gives the venue true southern charm. With multiple areas of the house to incorporate into your wedding, Thompson House and Gardens is an ideal location for your special day.


Relaxing Courtyard

One of the many gorgeous spots at this venue is the Courtyard. The outdoor area is designed with lively floral decorations, glistening patio lights, and memorable architecture. The relaxing outdoor environment is perfect for guests to enjoy the wrap-around bar and snack on appetizers during cocktail hour. The courtyard transitions into the ballroom, so after guests enjoy this rustic spot, they can make their way into the ballroom for your reception.


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Elegant Ballroom

The Thompson House ballroom is the optimal space for you to enjoy elegance and romance for your wedding reception. The ballroom holds roughly 200 people and is decorated beautifully with chandeliers. With the abundant amount of space, the room is perfect for you to show off your best dance moves while also socializing with all of your guests. Indulge your taste buds in the flavorful cuisine in the venue’s large buffet room sectioned off from the ballroom. The ballroom also offers a cute sweetheart table for you and your significant other to reminisce on your memorable day.

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Private Bridal Suite

Located in the upstairs of the Thompson house is the bridal suite. The suite has three rooms, a private bathroom, and two staircases. The multiple rooms are decorated with antique furniture to resemble the Victorian era and provides an amazing opportunity for bridal party pictures.

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Enchanted Garden

After the ceremony, head over to the gardens for the ideal setting for your wedding pictures. The scenic photo opportunities include the garden’s fountain, the wrap-around porch, antique and rustic architecture, and vibrant landscaping, all of which work together to give you an beautiful background for enchanting photos.


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Flowers by On Package

By hosting your wedding at Thompson House and Garden, you get an exclusive flower arrangements by Flowers by On. The florist and owner, On, will be able to exclusively work with you to be able to capture your vision and bring to life your floral bouquets and arrangements.

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The Thompson House and Gardens has been known to have a professional staff that is willing to make your wedding day everything you have hoped for. Booking your wedding at the Thompson House and Gardens allows you to be sure that your wedding will be executed flawlessly to have the storybook ending to your special day.

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