There are numerous wedding venues and receptions halls to choose from in Georgia. Here are some of the best all inclusive wedding venues near Atlanta, Ga.

Best outdoor wedding venues in Gwinnett County

Just north of Atlanta, Gwinnett County's lush landscape and rich history offer a bride and groom numerous options for their wedding day.

Little Gardens (3571 Lawrenceville Highway NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30044) – Day or night this 3-acre colonial estate in Lawrenceville transforms into an ideal wedding venue complete with a secluded garden and koi fish pond.

Catering: A Divine Events staff executes menu creations.
Alcohol: A Divine Events is a full-service catering company.
Bridal Suite: A large private bridal suite and groom's room is available.
Cost: Little Gardens works with renters to adhere to their budget.

Ashton Gardens (260 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Sugar Hill, GA 30518) – Bring the outdoors inside and get married in a serene floor-to-ceiling window-filled chapel tucked into the surrounding forest. After the ceremony, your guests can party in another window-filled space safe from the elements and a courtyard can be tented to expand the party.

Catering: Ashton Gardens has a full-service catering staff and does not allow outside catering vendors.
Alcohol: Ashton Gardens provides alcohol service when stipulated in a renter's contract.
Bridal Suite: A bridal suite and groom's lounge are available at the chapel.
Cost: Pricing is all-inclusive. Contact the Gardens to schedule a consultation.

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Lanier Islands (7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518) – When you look at Lanier Islands as a venue, you get no shortage of options. There are 14 ceremony and reception sites available throughout the 1,500-acre resort.

Catering: Receptions include two build-your-own menus with catering done by the resort.
Alcohol: Beverage service available at an additional charge.
Bridal Suite: Complimentary wedding night accommodations for the bride and groom that can be used as a suite depending on the time of your ceremony.
Cost: Customization of your wedding plan is available including several transportation and luxury add-ons.

Payne-Corley House (2987 Main St., Duluth, GA 30096) – The 1873 restored farmhouse sits on 4 acres of land primed for an indoor or outdoor wedding. Or go halfway between, and opt for a tented ceremony and reception on the lawn.

Catering: Catering is done by an on-site team run by executive chef and co-owner Michael Ganley.
Alcohol: The venue provides all the alcohol and serves it during your event.
Bridal Suite: A separate bridal suite and groom's house are available for use prior to your event.
Cost: Contact the venue's director of sales, Hope Follmer, for a personalized quote and tour. The ceremony rate is $500.

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Vecoma at the Yellow River (4400 Vecoma Lane, Snellville, GA 30039) – Set in 70 acres of forested land in Gwinnett County, Vecoma at the Yellow River offers a tranquil setting that can be transformed for your big day.

Catering: All catering is handled by on-site staff and your event's menu is highly customizable.
Alcohol: Bar service is available for purchase with many packages to choose from.
Bridal Suite: A bridal suite is available for use.
Cost: For a complete list of rental rates, visit

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