13 Stunning Wedding Venues in Birmingham, Alabama

For all of your Southern wedding needs.
Madeline Merinuk
by Madeline Merinuk
Updated Jun 27, 2021

Birmingham is known by some as "the dinner table of the South," and whether you're a foodie or not, there are lots of things to love about this vibrant city. Birmingham is a great up-and-coming city for young people, so it's no surprise people are considering it a destination for their big day. Between the eclectic music scene, the ranges of nightlife, and the beautiful, historic architecture of the city, there's no doubt you and your future spouse will find the perfect wedding venue in Birmingham. If you've been searching for the perfect Alabama wedding venue, we've got you covered. Check out some of our recommendations below.

Otter Creek Farm in Ohatchee, Alabama

If you and your future spouse are in the market for a rustic, farm-like wedding venue near Birmingham, Otter Creek Farm is perfect for you. Otter Creek is ideal for the couple who has a larger guest list, as this venue can host a maximum capacity of 500. They also have lodging available for guests, as well as spaces for rehearsal dinners, so you can check a couple of things off your planning list. Otter Creek also has a beautiful wooden gazebo that you and your spouse can exchange vows under, and options for indoor or outdoor receptions, all while boasting breathtaking views of Alabama scenery and wildlife.

Creekside Meadows in Morris, Alabama

This location is very quiet and peaceful, complete with serene views of Turkey Creek (hence the name!) making it great for a reception under the Alabama stars. Besides the incredible scenery, Creekside Meadows is a great location for couples who are searching for a space with indoor and outdoor accommodations. This venue also offers all inclusive packages to fit your needs to ensure that your day is joyful and stress-free. And, for couples with bigger guest lists, you're in luck — Creekside can host up to 300 guests for your special day.

Mathews Manor in Springville, Alabama

This event space, located only 25 minutes from downtown Birmingham, is great for guests looking for a private space on their big day. For event spaces, you can choose between Rebecca's Garden, Grace Hall, or their brand new ceremony spot, Micah's Meadow. You can also host your rehearsal dinner here before your wedding. Mathews Manor can accommodate up to 300 guests for your celebration, and they are committed to providing excellent service with their full catering menu, bakery, and florists — all while in the beautiful landscape of Alabama countryside.

Mountain View Gardens and Ballroom in Springville, Alabama

This incredible venue will take you and your guests breath away. Located just outside of Birmingham, this gorgeous setting has multiple locations for you and your future spouse to exchange "I dos" and celebrate afterwards. The grounds, complete with a Victorian mansion, a classic topiary garden, and exquisite groundskeeping also make for great wedding photos! For your reception, you can host up to 300 guests for either the indoor or outdoor option. If you're looking for a wedding venue that feels elegant and private, Mountain View is certainly the place for you.

B&A Warehouse in Birmingham, Alabama

If you and your partner have been looking for a space that can hold a lot of guests, and is a blank canvas for you to put your personal touches on, B&A Warehouse was meant for you. This event venue is cooler than cool, with its red bricks that line the walls, emphasized by wooden beams and sparkling lights. The kitchen staff at B&A also promises a delicious experience, including everything from the hors d'oeuvres to the elegant wedding cake you and your guests will share. B&A also offers packages at different pricing, ideal for those looking for some flexibility for their Alabama wedding.

Gabrella Manor in Birmingham, Alabama

Gabrella Manor is a lovely wedding venue in Birmingham, AL to host your event. Located right in the magic city of Birmingham, the Manor provides a beautiful, ivy-covered mansion for you to host your special event. With multiple indoor and outdoor locations for your nuptials, and a beautiful outdoor pavilion that can host up to 250 for your reception, this venue has it all. The mansion itself is an ideal backdrop for indoor and outdoor pictures, and will leave your guests with their jaws dropped, and their hearts full, as you celebrate you and your spouse's love together.

Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Birmingham, Alabama

The Renaissance in Birmingham offers a full service hotel, as well as a really gorgeous setting for your special day. This space can hold (you're not ready for this) up to 1,200 guests, perfect for any couple who really wants to make their reception a full-on party — but if you have smaller parties, the Renaissance has many locations to fit all of your needs. From start to finish, couples will have the assistance of a professional Marriott Certified Wedding Planner, and they'll help mark all of your planning to-do's off your list. This destination also has incredible landscapes, a full golf course, as well as luxury services for any guests who wish to stay in the hotel after the wedding celebration.

Southern House & Garden in Knoxville (Tuscaloosa Co.), Alabama

This famous Alabama wedding space is located just outside of the University of Alabama, and is waiting for you to seal the deal at their beautiful venue. Southern House & Garden is a perfect space if you're looking for a true southern wedding, tucked in a private property. You can choose between six different locations on property for your ceremony and reception, and can host up to 200 guests. Choose between an elegant banquet hall or a rustic barn — no matter what, you'll be glad you booked your special day at Southern House & Garden.

The Donnelly House in Birmingham, Alabama

This Neo-classical mansion and wedding venue in Birmingham, AL is absolutely brimming with Southern charm — making it a perfect venue for couples looking for a dose of Alabama culture for their big day. This location has multiple spaces, both indoor and outdoor, and can fit up to 500 guests. If you're looking to take the hassle away from wedding planning, they also offer many amenities for you and your spouse to purchase a la carte. And, all catering is provided by The Donnelly House, as well as a bar. If you've ever dreamed of getting married in a historic southern mansion, this is the venue for you.

BridgeStreet Gallery and Loft in Birmingham, Alabama

Modern decor meets classic elegance at this venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. With white walls and an expansive loft space, you can really make your aesthetic vision become a reality at BridgeStreet Gallery and Loft. BridgeStreet comes with a capacity of 250, and will provide recommendations for caterers, as well as other vendors in the area. For those who are creative and really want to make their wedding their own in a beautiful, classy space, BridgeStreet is committed to making that happen for you.

Vulcan Park and Museum in Birmingham, Alabama

Ever dreamed of having your wedding overlooking a city skyline? On a mountain, no less? Look no further than Vulcan Park and Museum, one of Birmingham's most coveted wedding venues. This place has spaces for an indoor or outdoor wedding celebration, and accommodate up to 200 guests. In the outdoor spaces, enjoy open air atop Red Mountain while looking over the Birmingham skyline. The grassy space outdoors allows guests to roam freely on the rooftop, or have your guests wander inside to look at some of the museum's offerings. Either way, this will be a venue you and your guests won't forget.

The Sonnet House in Leeds, Alabama

The Sonnet House is one of Birmingham's premier ceremony and reception venues, and offers a beautiful, white country house on a 19 acre land. With an outdoor ceremony space and indoor wedding reception space, with rooms throughout the house for guests to wander in and out of, this venue is great for couples looking for a place with elegant, southern charm. They offer a full catering menu, as well as other all inclusive wedding services, like a wedding planner and a florist. Enjoy the green outdoor spaces, ideal for taking pictures with your spouse and wedding party, and just soak up the beauty of this historic Birmingham wedding venue.

Hidden Cove Farms in Jasper, Alabama

If you've always pictured your wedding to be a fun, rustic barn celebration, Hidden Cove Farms is perfect for you and your future spouse. The barn at Hidden Cove is great for wedding parties that want to kick back and celebrate with friends and family, overlooking the beautiful Smith Lake. Hidden Cove can host up to 200 guests and has available heating and cooling, making this a great spot for a wedding day in any season. This location also offers very reasonable pricing rates, and will be sure to satisfy you and your guests needs throughout the day and night. And, Hidden Coves allows you to arrive as early as you want and leave as late as you want, offering you lots of flexibility with time so that your big day can go as smoothly as possible.

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