Most brides have dreamt of their wedding day ever since they were a little girl. For many brides, this day is the “most important day of their life.” Brides have an endless amount of decisions to make when it comes to pulling off their dream wedding. The main decision is, of course, selecting the perfect place to have the ceremony. Alabama has many different venues scattered throughout the state that provide perfect settings for gorgeous weddings. Listed below are 10 beautiful places in Alabama where a bride can have the wedding of her dreams.
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1. Hampton Cove Wedding Plantation - Gurley, AL
Hampton Cove Wedding Plantation is the perfect wedding venue. Wedding parties will get to relax among the gorgeous and pure surroundings while enjoying all of the modern amenities this venue offers. Some of the accommodations at Hampton Cove Wedding Plantation include: shady outdoor ceremony site, reception hall barn, and a secluded bridal suite and groom's room. The wonderful staff will do everything in their power to make sure your day is perfect. Hampton Cove Wedding Plantation is where "Classic Elegance meets Southern Hospitality" and it's located at: 823 Cherry Tree Rd, Gurley, AL 35748.
2. Huckleberry Farm - Jasper, AL
Huckleberry Farm, where "Rustic meets Elegance," is a beautiful venue to hold a wedding ceremony. Just a few of the many services they offer include: horse & carriage, limousine rental, executive chef, florist, private bridal suite, tables & chairs, etc. Review by Lynda Edwards Arley: "Wayne and the entire staff at the farm went over and beyond on the food, decorations, tables and atmosphere. My daughter was so pleased and happy with everything. I would not change one thing. It was PERFECT! Everyone present raved about the entire setting and all the fun they had." Huckleberry Farm is located at: 59 Huckleberry Ln, Jasper, AL 35504.
3. Heritage House - Odenville, AL
Situated in historic Odenville, Alabama, Heritage House was built in 1907 and provides an elegant setting for a romantic wedding. Both the house and grounds are the perfect locations for weddings, rehearsal dinners and receptions. The old black barn that sits in the back creates a perfect backdrop for a classic Southern wedding. Heritage House is located at: 12415 U.S. Hwy 411, Odenville, AL 35120.
4. Ozan Vineyard & Cellars - Calera, AL
Ozan Vineyard & Cellars is surrounded by numerous Norton grape vines and the vineyard lawn is the perfect spot to exchange vows. To those getting married, Ozan Vineyard & Cellars provides wine, favors, and of course the lovely venue. If you wish to have a winery ceremony and reception, you may have up to 75 guests. If you wish to have a vineyard ceremony and winery reception, you may have up to 150 guests. Ozan Vineyard & Cellars is located at: 173 Hwy 301, Calera, AL 35040.
5. The Sterling Castle - Shelby, AL
The Sterling Castle is one of the highest rated wedding venues in Alabama. At Sterling Castle, you can pick out all of the things you love and Misty, the owner, will take care of the rest. The Sterling Castle can host wedding ceremonies and receptions for up to 50 people inside the castle, and groups up to 350 can be held in the reception facility. With many different package options, you'll find the perfect and most affordable one for you. Review by Bailey: "Misty and Victor were such great help in making my wedding perfect. They took care of everything so I had nothing to worry about. I gave Misty a general idea of what I wanted, and she executed something even better than I had hoped. The site was absolutely gorgeous and I would definitely like to use this place again. Maybe for vow renewals in 5 years ;)" The Sterling Castle is located at: 389 Desert Dr, Shelby, AL 35143.
6. Annabella at Cedar Glen - Huntsville, AL
Annabella at Cedar Glen is an award-winning wedding and events venue located in Huntsville, Alabama. Situated in the middle of 3.5 scenic acres sits a 5,600 sq ft plantation home that's surrounded by beautiful gardens. Annabella offers many different amenities (that other venues charge extra for) such as tables, chairs, outdoor lights, white linens, a sound system, a day-of wedding director, and many staff members to help with setup and cleanup. Annabella can accommodate as many as 175 guests for indoor/outdoor events or as many as 110 guests for indoor events. Annabella at Cedar Glen is located at: 5264 Rustic Trail, Huntsville, AL 35811.
7. Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club - Daphne, AL
Sitting on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay is Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club. The scenic view of Mobile Bay makes this yacht club a fantastic spot for a wedding. At Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club, your wedding will be executed exactly how you want. The yacht club will also provide delicious food for the reception, as well as beautiful decorations. The courteous staff will help get you in contact with florists, photographers and bakers. Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club is located at: 1 Yacht Club Dr, Daphne, AL 36526.
8. Oak Hollow Farm - Fairhope, AL
At Oak Hollow Farm, wedding parties will get full use of their 300-acre farm. This farm is the perfect location to have a beautiful rustic-style wedding. The most popular wedding spot on the property is the Tunnel of Trees. Some of the modern amenities offered by Oak Hollow Farm include: onsite event planner, in-house catering, and staff members who'll take care of all the tedious details so you can enjoy this special time in your life. Oak Hollow Farm is located at: 14210 S Greeno Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532.
9. The Donnelly House - Birmingham, AL
Built in 1905, the Donnelly House is a Georgian-colonial mansion that features over 12,000 sq ft of living space, beautiful marble floors and a lovely patio garden - the perfect place for an elegant wedding ceremony. The Donnelly House offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions, and it's located at: 2838 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205.
10. Applewood Farm - Pell City, AL
Applewood Farm, sitting on more than 80 private acres, features many different types of gorgeous natural scenery such as rolling hills, wide pastures, and an abundance of natural wildlife. Applewood Farm is known for its beautiful 4,200 sq ft barn filled with chandeliers, and it's the perfect location for a charming Southern wedding. Applewood Farm is located at: 860 Sweet Apple Rd, Pell City, AL 35128.
This list doesn’t even come close to the amount of beautiful wedding venues located in Alabama. Where are some other places in Alabama a bride can have her dream wedding? Feel free to share your comments below!