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Gwinnett Historic Courthouse | 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville 30046 | 770.822.5450

Voted one of the best wedding places in the United States, brides enjoy tossing their bouquet from the original turret (balcony) of this historic 1885 building. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the courthouse is surrounded by a manicured lawn and picturesque gazebo and is the centerpiece of the square in historic downtown Lawrenceville.

This elegant facility's buildings and grounds can be rented individually or in combination, so it's flexible to suit events of any size. It's the ideal location for a romantic gazebo wedding followed by a beautiful reception venue or a Corporate Team Building event with individual breakout spaces.

Historic features include original fireplaces, transom doors, soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, deep crown molding, rich wooden paneling, and revolving art exhibits in the main level of Gallery Hall.

Our tables and chairs, including setup and take down, are included in the indoor location rental rates. Linens, décor items, and additional furnishings are available for rent. Call 770.822.5450 to arrange your personal consultation with a member of our knowledgeable staff.

Rental Location


Hourly Rate*
Weekend (Friday – Sunday)
Weekday (Monday – Thursday)

Superior Court Ballroom
200 banquet seating
300 standing reception
240 theater seating
The 2,832 square foot Ballroom, Foyer, and Grand Jury Room (an ideal bride’s ready room or pre-function space) feature vintage chandelier lighting, soaring 24′ ceilings, large Palladian windows, faux fireplaces, wood paneled walls, private restrooms, and the use of the turret and caterers prep kitchen. The Ballroom features permanent hardwood dance floor, sound system, and microphones.
$190 Weekend
$135 Weekday
Courthouse Exclusive Includes the same features as the Superior Court Ballroom plus the three main level meeting rooms and Gallery Hall.
$220 Weekend
$175 Weekday
Meeting Rooms
Up to 25 per room
Meeting rooms feature beautiful faux fireplaces, large windows, and rich wood molding. Meeting amenities available include podium, easels, TV/VCR/DVD cart, and screen.
$50 during business hours
Main Level Exclusive
150 standing reception
Includes the meeting rooms as well as the beautiful Gallery Hall, which features historic hardwood floors and typically showcases an art exhibit from local artists.
$100 Weekend
$90 Weekday
50 inside gazebo
200 gazebo lawn
Perfect for outdoor weddings, company picnics, and private dinners! Gazebo rental features convenient outdoor restroom building and electrical access. Event chairs can be rented for $2/each, including setup and take down. Events with 200+ guests must rent the Lawn and Grounds.
$100 Weekend
$75 Weekday
Lawn and Grounds
3,000 standing
150 theater seating
This is the ideal location for outdoor festivals and concerts! Amenities include use of the gazebo, picnic tables, outdoor restroom building, and electrical access. Outdoor tables and chair rental, including setup and break down, is available for $10/table and $2/chair.

*Rates shown are preferred rates for Gwinnett residents; non-Gwinnett resident and nonprofit rates are available.
A variety of centerpieces and decorative accessories are available to rent, plus sales tax; ask for a complete list.
Meeting Rooms and Main Level will have limited availability November through mid-January.
Monday – Thursday rentals are a minimum of two hours
Friday and Sunday rentals are a minimum of four hours
Saturday rentals are a minimum of eight hours

The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse also features special Wedding Rental Rates and Corporate Rental Rates.