The Top 10 Wedding Venues in Birmingham
Selecting the perfect space for your Big Day is quite the big deal. It’s one of the first major decisions you’ll face as a newly engaged couple, and with so much going on at the beginning stages of wedding planning, it can feel a bit overwhelming.
Don’t fret. We’ve got your back, Birmingham brides. Whether you’re looking for rustic wedding venue ideas or sophisticated Southern spaces, the Magic City has so much to offer. From recently renovated reception halls with history, like The Florentine, to open spaces on the edge of town, like The Sonnet House, there is a wealth of wedding options just waiting for you to say "I do."
Grab your wedding notebook and get ready to jot down your favorites. Here are our picks for the top wedding venues in Birmingham.
Travel back in time for a night of style and elegance at this Birmingham venue full of history and striking architectural details. Commonly referred to as “Birmingham’s most beautiful building,” The Florentine Ballroom was recently renovated to bring the space back to its original grandeur.Photo By: Leslie Hollingsworth Photography Learn more about The Florentine.
Right in the heart of downtown Birmingham, B&A Warehouse a one-of-a-kind wedding spot. This refined, rustic venue is full of character, offering exposed brick, wood beams, and a beautiful built-in bar.
The Sonnet House
Built in the 1900s, this 19-acre farmhouse is striking. Its brilliantly white exterior, full of wrap-around porches and unique design, gives an air of bridal elegance that is perfect for a quant gathering or an extravagant affair.
Perched on top of Red Mountain, The Club is a local staple full of Southern sophistication. With more ballroom and reception space options than we can count, this historic spot overlooks miles of Alabama hills and offers a glimmer of city lights through its ballrooms’ glass windows at night.Photo By: Leslie Hollingsworth Photography Learn more about The Club.
Only 30 minutes outside of Birmingham, Rockhurst Farm is a picturesque escape for a secluded outdoor wedding. The property offers an impressive ceremony pavilion, originally designed for the owner’s own daughter, or you can opt to take your vows in the vast fields of the farm or underneath the estate’s old oak tree.Photo By: Rylee Hitchner Photography Learn more about Rock Hurst Farm.
Iron City Bham
Concert venue by day, wedding space by night, Iron City Bham offers a spacious, concert-like setting that can be dressed up for any style wedding celebration. And we do mean celebration. Give you band such a sizable stage and your guests a massive dance floor, and your wedding reception is sure to be full of flavor and fun.
Photo By: Wynter Photography
Swann Lake Stables
If you’ve been dreaming of an upscale yet rustic wedding bash with a barn, Swann Lake Stables is for you. Tucked away in the outskirts of Cahaba Heights, this hidden wedding gem is full of countryside character, including a stable and a stone patio built beside the Little Cahaba River.
When you think of beautiful bridal moment, Sloss Furnace may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But, whether you’re a modern bride with a creative vision or a Birmingham native looking for a venue full of local flavor, Sloss Furance is a rare treat. From an updated casting shed with an unobstructed view of a blast furnace to a brand new, modern and sleek, grand room at the visitor’s center, this historical treasure is overflowing with unexpected spaces.Photo By: Mary Margaret Smith Photography Learn more about Sloss Furnace.
5 Things You'll Find At Southern Weddings
If you don't see the groomsmen in seersucker suits, we bet that you'll find a guest (or twenty) in pale blue stripes and a bowtie. From our large bridal parties to monogrammed everything, Southern weddings have some special charm. And, of course, you're sure to have a great time.
Historic Rucker Place
You’ll be in wrap-around porch heaven at this Birmingham wedding venue. A private estate with gorgeous grounds and views of downtown Birmingham, this historic home offers room after room of charm and an assortment of outdoor spaces for your Big Day.