FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the maximum capacity of 1778 Events?

Our main room can accommodate up to 600 standing and 150 seated with round tables, 200 with rectangular tables.

 

The private Gallery room can accommodate up to 80 standing and approximately 50 seated.

What type of events do you host at 1778 Events?

Our luxurious venue is a multifaceted facility that can accommodate most events including:

 

  • Weddings
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Corporate Events
  • Large Dinner Parties
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Art Exhibits
  • Film Screenings
  • Holiday Parties
  • Panels
  • Album Release Parties
  • Photo Shoots
  • Filming
  • Film Wrap Parties
  • Pop-Up Shops
  • Concerts
  • Launch Parties
  • Parties with Bottle Service
  • Banquets
  • Viewing Parties
  • Award Shows
  • Brunches

What dates are available for rental?

Please contact us for availability via the contact form or emailing info@1778events.com

What is required to book an event?

Once the date availability has been confirmed, we require guest to sign a contract. A 50% deposit is also required to guarantee the date. The remaining balance is due the day before event. In some cases, a security deposit will be required, which is refunded within ten (10) business days after the event provided there are not damages to venue.

Additionally, if guest is requesting use of the kitchen there is a $500 deposit which is refunded within 10 days after the event, provided there is no damage and kitchen is left in clean and working condition. We accept payments via check (on deposit only, if paid 10 days prior to event), credit card and/or cash.

What is the rental fee for an event?

  • The rental rate varies based on the time of week, season, length of event, etc. Please send an email to yvette@1778events.com or fill out the event inquiry form detailing the nature of your event including:
    • Date
    • Time and total event timing
    • Approximate guest count
    • Indicate if you’re bringing in a DJ, or band or some type of live entertainment
    • Advise what your audio/visual needs are (including any light requests)
    • Are you pre-selling tickets or charging an entry fee at the door
    • Indicate if you want to use the kitchen or are in need of a caterer
    • What you are looking to offer alcohol (cash bar or open bar)
    • What type of decorations
    • Tables and chairs or standing only event

What is included in the rental fee?

  • Dedicated Event Manager
  • Event Security
  • Venue cleaning post-event
  • Tables, chairs and table cloths
  • Use of stage
  • Bathroom attendants
  • Standard lighting and sound set up

What is NOT included in the rental fee?

  • Audio/visual and lighting technician (mandatory if requesting any A/V)
  • Large projector screens
  • Staffing (bartenders, barbacks, bussers, servers, kitchen staff, hostess, bottle girls, hookah, coat attendant)
  • Valet
  • Red carpet
  • Photographers
  • DJ
  • Decorations/Florals
  • Catering

What is your hold policy?

We will place your requested date on hold for up to one (1) week. If the event is not confirmed within that time frame, the date will be released and open for availability.

What is your cancellation policy?

If a confirmed event is cancelled prior to the date, a percentage of the total amount due will be forfeited per the scale below:

  • More than 60 calendar days prior to event: 25%
  • Between 31 and 60 days prior to event: 50%
  • Between 16 and 30 days prior to event: 75%
  • Fewer than 15 days prior to event: 100%

Are there any restrictions on vendors I can use?

The only exclusive provider we have is our own in-house audio/visual technician for all sound, lighting and visual needs. You are welcome to use the vendors of your choosing provided they meet out building insurance requirements and are not a liability to our venue. You may also consult our list of preferred vendors.

Do I need to hire an event planner or coordinator?

It is not required. You have the option with working with our Event Planner. All outside event planners or coordinators must work directly with our Director of Events.

Am I responsible for clean-up?

Our cleaning crew will clean the space after your event, including sweeping and mopping, cleaning the bathrooms and wiping down surfaces and windows. In order to get your full security deposit back, you and/or your caterer must complete the following breakdown procedures immediately following your event:

  • All remaining décor, marketing materials, personal items, etc must be removed from the space and consolidated for pick-up or shipping once your event is over. Any items that need to be shipped, must be taken out of the venue. We can not confirm availability of staffing and venue for any shipment pick-ups.
  • All rentals must be folded and stacked, and all items must be bagged and consolidated by the kitchen. All rentals scheduled for pick up must first be cleared by the venue Director of Events prior to drop off.
  • Any and all left over food must be packed and removed.
  • All boxes must be broken down and trash must be bagged at the end of the event.

Are there any decorating restrictions?

  • We do not allow glitter or confetti
  • Absolutely no painting or liquid décor
  • No fire elements (other than candles) that would be a hazard to the venue
  • No hazardous materials

Am I allowed to bring in my own alcohol?

We do not allow outside alcohol into the venue. We offer 3 stock bars that can be worked out at the time of booking the event

Do I need to provide my own insurance?

We do require you to provide a Certificate of Insurance that covers your and your vendors. Your caterer must add the venue to their COI and provide the Director of Events with a copy of the COI prior to the start of the event.

Is there parking available?

We offer Valet for our premises. Self-Parking is also available as well as Street Parking.Valet is $20, Self-Parking is $10, and Street Parking is free.

Does the building have heat and A/C?

Yes, it does.

When can we get in to set up?

You may set up as early as you would like based on availability, keeping in mind that your set-up time will be factored into your rental cost. Please consult with the Director of Events for specific load-in timing.

Is smoking allowed?

There is absolutely no smoking or vaping allowed inside the venue.

Is the building wheelchair accessible?

Yes. All guests required ADA access can enter and exit the venue through the loading doors in the main lobby. All bathrooms are also handicap accessible.

Can I put signs out in front of the venue?

This is allowed on a case-by-case basis and signage must be approved prior to event. Please consult the Director of Events.

Is there a coat check?

Yes, we do offer and can accommodate a coat check. Please consult the Director of Events for staffing and pricing.

Can I bring in my own photographer/videographer?

Yes, you are more than welcomed to bring in your own photographer and/or videographer. All photographers and videographers must check in with the Director of Events or Event Manager prior to start of event.

Can I bring in a DJ?

You may bring in your own DJ; however, all DJ’s must bring their own equipment.

Is there parking?

Yes, we offer Street Parking (free), Self Parking $10, and Valet Parking ($20).

1778 Events

1778 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd Atlanta, GA 30318