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Historic DeKalb Courthouse

Decatur Wedding Venue
101 East Court Square
Decatur, Georgia 30030
Contact: Events
Phone: 404/373-1088 x26

Why We Like This Place

  • It embodies the architectural elegance of a bygone era: The Old Superior Courtroom where ceremonies and receptions are held features marble walls, terrazzo floors and beautiful arched windows. Need more space? The Grand Lobby and Harrison Room are also available for evening and weekend events.
  • Extra amenities include a spacious bridal suite with private bath and kitchenette, a groom’s room, and a baby grand piano. Another plus—the venue is centrally located in downtown Decatur, just minutes away from Atlanta.
  • Your photographer will love it: The building’s impressive façade, with its soaring Corinthian columns and multipaned arched windows makes a great backdrop for photos.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 150
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 150
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 200
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 0


  • Max. Seated: 150

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A nonrefundable deposit of 50% of the rental fee is required to book your date. The balance and a refundable damage deposit ($500 if using a preferred caterer or $1,000 if not) are due 90 days prior to the event. The rental fee is as follows: $600 for Monday–Thursday rentals, 9am–5pm; $1,200 for weekday evenings after 4pm; $2,400 for Friday evening after 4pm; $3,400 for Saturday after 2pm; and $2,400 for Sunday. Evening and weekend events are for an 8-hour rental, including time for setup and cleanup. Additional time (up to 2 hours max) is $325/hour. There is a 4-hour minimum for weekday daytime rentals; hourly room rentals are not available. Selecting a caterer from their preferred list is recommended, however you may use an off-list licensed and insured caterer for a $1,000 fee. Renters may not bring in their own food.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners

Venue Views


Venue Type

Community Center/Civic Bldg
Historic/Landmark Building

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Alternate Info: Old Courthouse on the Square