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Welcome to Encaptivating Events

Encaptivating Events is an event space just minutes from downtown Athens, Five Points, and University of Georgia perfect for hosting parties, baby showers, private events, meetings, co-working (non-profits are welcome) and pop-up shops.

We offer a range of packages to meet your needs and can provide you with all the resources you may need to make your event exceed expectations.
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No matter the event, Encaptivating Events will encaptivate your guests with your vision.

Whether you're planning an intimate gathering, an exquisite wedding, a corporate function, a holiday party or a styled shoot, Encaptivating Events is Athens Premier Event Venue.

Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Rehearsal Dinner
Engagement Brunch
Sorority Event
UGA Parent Event
Corporate Event
Baby Shower
Fundraiser Event
Dinner Party
Holiday Party
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Corporate Event

Holiday Party

Baby Shower


Monday-Thursday (2 hour minimum)
Friday, & Sunday
(We book a minimum of 5 hours)

Saturday (Half day rentals only)

Custom time slots are available upon request at an additional cost.
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Venue Only

Tables (Round,  Rectangular, & Cocktail)
Gloss Black Chiavari Chairs
Sheer Ceiling Drapery
Kitchenette With Refrigerator And Prep Sink
Bluetooth Sound System
High Speed Wi-Fi
Dance Floor/Stage area
Grass Wall
Monday - Thursday
($110/hr - 2 hr minimum)
Friday - Sunday
($550 - 5 hr, Extra time $65/hr)

($700 - 6.5 hr, Extra time $65/hr)


Event Package

Free Half Day Venue Rental (6 hours)
Tables (Round, Rectangular, & Cocktail)
Table Linen with Linen Napkins
table runners or Overlays
Chiavari Chairs
Bluetooth Sound System
One (1) microphone
12' Balloon garland
Sheer Ceiling drapery or Chandeliers
Custom Centerpieces
Customized welcome signage
Plates, drinkware and cutlery
Charger plates
Pipe And Drape Backdrop
Back Drop Sign (Ex: Happy Birthday)
Decorative Arch or Grass wall
Kitchenette with Refrigerator and prep sink 
Event Furniture (Ex: Accent Chairs or Sofa)
Dance Floor/Stage Area
High Speed Wi-Fi
onsite parking
Starts at $2995
5 Hours
Additional Time ($65/hr)
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Mesmerizing Package

Free Half Day Venue Rental (6 Hours)
Tables (Round, Rectangular, & Cocktail)
Table Linen (Black Or Ivory, Your Choice)
Chiavari Chairs
Standard Centerpieces
Sheer Ceiling Drapery
Bluetooth Sound System
High Speed Wi-Fi
Customized welcome signage
Plates, drinkware and Cutlery
Charger plates
Kitchenette With Refrigerator And Prep Sink
Grass Wall
Dance Floor/Stage Area
onsite parking
Starts at $1675

Additional time ($65/hr)

Rental Rates

Production/Photography Rental

Includes: 2 tables, chairs, Free Wi-Fi
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A La Carte

📌 Wine wall rental (wine not included)
📌 Charger plates, plates, cutlery and drinkware
📌 Pipe and drape stand
📌 Number marquee
📌 Photography
📌 Videography
📌 Balloon garland
📌 Table Linen
📌 Grass Wall
📌 Uplighting
📌 Gold Arch

Venue Rules

Outside food and beverages are permitted. 

Encaptivating Events does not offer food services. We do have vendors we can suggest. (No cooking allowed on site.)

Alcohol is permitted at Encaptivating Events however, it cannot be sold (including cash bars and no BYOB-bring your own bottle affairs). 

Athens Clark County Bartenders are required.

Encaptivating Events is accessible by stairs and does have a ramp around the front of the building and is considered handicap accessible.
There is ample free parking onsite.
There is NO smoking at Encaptivating Events. 

No exceptions. 

If smoking is detected, your event will be ended immediately with no refund of any monies.
Fundraising Events
As a private event space, for events at Encaptivating Events, tickets should not be sold and monies cannot be collected at the door. 

Nonprofit organizations are permitted for fundraising purposes. 501c3 paperwork must be submitted along with your deposit.
Encaptivating Events is not to assume responsibility for damage to or loss of property.

Because we do not supply food or beverages, Encaptivating Events is not responsible for illness due to food or beverage consumption while at the facility.
Music and Sound
Live bands and DJs are welcome although Encaptivating Events has its own sound system that allows phones, tablets and laptop hookups to play music.

 A DJ or band would not be needed.
Clean Up
It is required that you restore the space back into it's original condition and that you clear trash from tables even during the event and keep the space clean at all times. You'll appreciate this for your pictures.

And it's required to have your damage deposit returned.
Nothing can be attached, taped or tacked to the walls or ceiling.

If using balloons please ensure they are weighted.
Weapons are not permitted.
Interested in running your small business out of Encaptivating Events? Give us a call.
Monthly Rentals
Interested in holding your service multiple times. Give us a call.


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you require a deposit?

Yes, a minimum deposit based upon which package you choose is due at the time of booking.

Remaining balance is due 21 days before your event.

How do I reserve the date?

Once you choose a date and package, we will email a contract, you then sign and pay electronically.

Do you allow outside catering?

Yes, we do, but we also have preferred caterers.

Do you have a kitchen?

Our location does have a kitchen.

When can I view the space?

You can walk our venue virtually on our virtual tour page! Or...

You can schedule a guided tour on our contact page!

Can I add something to a package?

Yes, you can customize the package to your liking.

Do I get time to setup and breakdown for my event outside of the venue rental time I purchase?

No, you only have access to the building during your purchased rental time if more time is needed you must purchase additional hours.

Can I have alcohol?

Alcohol can be served as long as you have an Athens Clarke County approved alcohol caterer.

How many guests does your venue accommodate?

We can host 75 seated.

Can I choose any time to have my event?

Monday through Thursday are open times.

Friday, Saturday and Sundays times have set blocks of time to choose from.

Contact Us

Address: 1059 Baxter Street, Athens Georgia
Phone: 7068506340
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