Alabama has a wide variety of wedding venues for a bride to choose from. Here we list some of the best wedding venues for indoor and outdoor celebrations from a range of counties within the state to suit both your location and your style:
Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook, Birmingham, Alabama
Known for its upmarket feel and eclectic style, this is one of the most impressive venues in the neighbourhood. Dance the night away in the hotel’s elegant ballroom, featuring hand-painted walls and sparkling Austrian crystal chandeliers. The hotel has a Grand Bohemian Art Gallery for a champagne reception and other rooms to choose from. There is also a charming sculpture garden for alfresco celebrations. The rooftop terrace offers amazing views of Mountain Brook offering a great backdrop for your wedding photographs.
Cobalt The Restaurant, Orange Beach, Alabama
The restaurant features authentic dishes crafted by renowned chefs in three distinct kitchens. Next to Caribe Resort and under the Perdido Bay Bridge, guests can enjoy a spectacular view of the bay from every table. From small to large weddings, their event team can provide the creative menus and delicious food for you to enjoy in the private dining room and large outdoor deck. Cobalt offers a casual and relaxing atmosphere with live music and excellent service.
The Top, Huntsville, Alabama
The Top, is another of Alabama’s unique wedding venues with a large open and flexible space complete with two outside terraces perfect for cocktail hour, a catering kitchen and wonderful views of down-town Huntsville. The Top’s grand room can be set for a romantic and intimate family-style dinner, or a fun and whimsical dance party. Large windows and a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows flood the space with natural light and the neutral palette of colours will complement all wedding palettes.
Inverness Country Club, Birmingham, Alabama
Capable of hosting 300 guests or more intimate numbers, this venue will meet your needs and expectations as they specialise in creating unique wedding events to reflect your personal style and create memories to last a lifetime. They can customize the food, décor, and amenities to create the wedding of your dreams. The 24,000 square foot clubhouse is an elegant space that features high ceilings, large windows, chandeliers and a spacious layout that provides plenty of space for dancing.
Mountain View Gardens and Ballroom, Springfield, Alabama
One of Alabama’s most gorgeous venues, the manor’s refined Victorian architecture provides a unique setting for your wedding. Exchange your vows between handsome columns overlooking a sparkling pool or share your first kiss as spouses surrounded by fine topiary. The grand ballroom offers a stunning setting for a more formal reception, featuring a fireplace, elegant coffered ceilings, vintage chandeliers and expansive windows that overlook the property’s lawns. The on-site catering team provide wonderful dishes and there’s plenty of space to dance the night away.
The Barn at Dry Creek Farms, Pell City, Alabama
One of Alabama’s charming wooded venues that allows for outdoor ceremonies. Celebrations after the exchange of vows take place in Dry Creek Farms’ barn with its natural wood interior and balcony level, combined for dining and dancing under the mass of stringed fairy lights for a simple romantic feel.
Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
This stunning Italianate mansion house built in the mid-nineteenth century exudes elegance and romance. Many couples enjoy an outdoor ceremony in the yard with its well manicured lawns and fountain. Move to the porch for an hour of cocktails and appetisers, followed by a wedding reception in a marquee or in the historic interior. Antique furnishings throughout the mansion create the feeling of celebrating in another era.
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University
From refined interior spaces to well tended gardens, this is another of Alabama’s wedding venues that offers you choices. Host a cocktail hour in the elegant lobby and rotunda, featuring travertine marble floors, sky high ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the terrace and lake. The Terrace is the perfect open-air venue overlooking the lake, lovely fountains and surrounding floral landscape. The Grand Gallery is ideal for seated dining, offering unique arched ceilings and expansive windows that welcome in the light.