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A common ground for uncommon events.


We are a space for coming together. For two families merging into one. For employees rallying behind a vision. For young women forming the bonds of sisterhood. Or a group of strangers who leave as friends. 

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A common ground for uncommon events.


We are a space for coming together. For two families merging into one. For employees rallying behind a vision. For young women forming the bonds of sisterhood. Or a group of strangers who leave as friends. 

Located at the intersection of sophisticated and industrial, Athens Cotton Press is unlike any other venue in Athens. With space for more than 500 guests, our 8,000-square-foot blank canvas is the perfect backdrop for your next event. Our event planners can coordinate everything from food to flowers to backdrops, leaving no detail uncovered. Whether you're hosting a business meeting or a gala, Athens Cotton Press will leave quite the impression. 

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Why Athens Cotton Press?


Why Athens Cotton Press?


Our Family

We are a family business. Yes, we're run by a family. But it also means when you host an event at the Cotton Press, you'll become part of our extended family. Together, we'll bring your visions to life with the passion and detail as if it were our own. In fact, your parties are our parties. They just happened to be filled with your friends.

Our family also includes Epting Events, the preferred caterer of Athens Cotton Press. With more than 40 years' experience, the Epting Events planners can seamlessly coordinate your decor, food, beverages, floral arrangements, and more.

Cotton Press history

Built in the early 1900s, our 8,000-square-foot open space was was once home to the Atlantic Compress Company's cotton press. After decades of collecting dust and layers of graffiti, we're thrilled to reclaim this space for our community and celebrate its rich history.

Although the room may be dressed in black-tie, the space's polished cement floors, exposed brick, and high ceilings are a nod to the building's historical roots. 

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Take a virtual tour of our grounds.

Gallery


Take a virtual tour of our grounds.

Click the image to explore our space and some of the events we've hosted.

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The special event specialists


With more than 40 years in the field, we're here to make your job as host as easy as possible. So you can enjoy your event as much as your guests do.

The special event specialists


With more than 40 years in the field, we're here to make your job as host as easy as possible. So you can enjoy your event as much as your guests do.

Our planning team is looking forward to chatting with you. In the meantime, here are some specs to get you started.

Capacity

  • Cocktails: 500 guests

  • Banquet: 500 guests

  • Reception with Dance Floor: 400 guests

  • Auditorium Seating: 800 guests

  • Conference: 300 guests

  • Outdoor: 500 guests

athens cotton press is perfect for

  • Sorority & Fraternity Occasions

  • Corporate Events

  • UGA Functions

  • Fashion Shows

  • Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners

  • Holiday Parties

  • Fundraisers

Amenities

  • Liquor service available through Epting Events

  • On-Site Parking

  • Shuttle Service Coming Soon

  • Wheelchair Accessible & ADA-Compliant

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Find Us


Athens Cotton Press is conveniently located in the Chase Park Warehouses, a short walk from the historic Boulevard neighborhood.

Find Us


Athens Cotton Press is conveniently located in the Chase Park Warehouses, a short walk from the historic Boulevard neighborhood.

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Chase Park Warehouses

149 Oneta St
Athens, GA — 30601
706 353-1913

 

When entering Chase Park, continue around back to find our event space.

 

Free, on-site parking is available.

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Contact Us


Questions? Give us a call or send us a message so we can chat.

Contact Us


Questions? Give us a call or send us a message so we can chat.

Contact Us

Phone: 706-353-1913

Email: info@eptingevents.com

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