Elegant Weddings. Classic Events.

The 1888 House is Dahlonega's premier events venue located steps from the Dahlonega Square. The luxurious setting is custom designed to take your breath away and can accommodate special events and parties both on the larger and smaller scale. From more formal occasions in the downstairs level to more informal fun on the Cocktail Patio, The 1888 House is certain to host your affair to remember. 

Rehearsal Dinner

Enjoy an elegant and intimate rehearsal dinner space at The 1888 House. With seating for up to 90 people, surround sound, access to gorgeous bars and a setting built for exquisite memories, The 1888 House is the most ideal space for an unforgettable evening that will set the tone for the entire weekend.

Pre-Wedding Hair and Makeup

Rent the upstairs conference room at The 1888 House for hairstylists and makeup artists to attend to you and your bridesmaids and family members on the day of your wedding. With plenty of room for stylists to work, you won't feel rushed or pressured to leave a salon and hurry to your venue. Our ceilings add glamour to any photographs and your girls will love feeling pampered while they sip champagne and nosh on goodies and brunch items you provide.  

Bridal Room

Cherish the precious moments before saying "I Do" in our Bridal Room. The Bridal Room is perfect for dress photography, dressing and storing bags and other items. With a lovely fireplace and elegant windows, our Bridal Room is certain to remain in your memory for years to come.


Picture the moment of "I Do" said upon the expansive steps of The 1888 House, under a "haint-blue" ceiling, or an intimate wedding in front of a stunningly restored fireplace inside under magnificent chandeliers. Such grandeur and elegance could be the start of a fairytale beginning at The 1888 House

Cocktail Hour

Celebrate happy moments with a cocktail hour under a covered porch upstairs at The 1888 House. Your guests will love the expansive bar, perfect for bartenders to serve with ease. Sipping and celebrating in the open air has never felt so elegant.


Dance the night away under elegant chandeliers with dinner seating for 70 and room for your DJ and dance floor. Your guests will be delighted by the expansive upstairs bar as well as the beauty of handcrafted crown moulding, natural light, surround sound and PA system. Imagine the moments captured forever at The 1888 House.

Morning Breakfast

After a night of celebrating, host a morning-after breakfast to help guests recover and recharge for the day ahead. The 1888 House is ideal for a drop-in or sit down breakfast and can seat up to 90 people. 

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