Whether you’ll say your vows in June or December, the Garden is an exquisite natural backdrop for your wedding day. Each season brings a charm of its own, from the sweet new buds of spring to the rustling leaves of fall. Plus, with both indoor and outdoor venues in a range of sizes, it’s the perfect location for intimate ceremonies, lavish receptions, and everything in between.
Want to see what the Garden could look like on your wedding day? Take a look at Seasons at the Garden by Joel & Amber Photography.
Our dedicated team of professionals is here to help you plan your dream wedding! Contact us to schedule a personal tour at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-830-4447 ext. 251 or 258.
Please note: We have implemented health and safety measures for all events in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and the Alabama Department of Public Health. Please contact us for additional information.
Weddings in the Grand Hall on Saturdays from April through October can be rented as packages. Packages are inclusive of wedding necessities and amenities such as tables and chairs, a ceremony rehearsal time, and use of a shuttle inside the Garden. Packages also include a family membership to the Garden for the happy couple to enjoy after the wedding.
See below for details about our venues.
Small Ceremony Packages:
Sharing your wedding ceremony with your closest family and friends is an important part of starting your life together as a married couple. Over the past year, we have seen many couples looking for a more intimate wedding experience, and we are excited to introduce our Small Ceremony Packages for up to 25 guests are specifically designed for the couple who wants the best that the Garden has to offer for their intimate wedding.
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Walk-in weddings do not require the rental of a venue and are for groups of 20 or less. Walk-in weddings are budget-friendly and ideal for couples who want a simple, minimal wedding.
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Guest Center: The Grand Hall
The Grand Hall is the largest reception venue at the Garden, providing seated dining for up to 350 guests. Perfect for a large wedding reception, the Grand Hall features a porte-cochere entrance, a large and elegant lobby, a movable dance floor, and five sets of double doors that open up to a beautiful veranda overlooking the Garden. Weddings in the Grand Hall also include use of the Brides Parlor, Grooms Suite, coatroom, and catering kitchen.
The Celebration Garden is an outdoor wedding ceremony venue located just steps away from the Grand Hall. This beautiful shrubbery-enclosed garden provides an intimate space to say your vows.
- Seated: 250 guests
The Meadow at Lake Lonnie
The Meadow at Lake Lonnie is a stunning outdoor wedding ceremony location. Your guests will enjoy a view of the fountain in Lake Lonnie, and your ceremony backdrop will be lush with flowering shrubs, trees, and an arbor ready to be decorated with flowers or fabric.
- Seated: 400 guests
Please contact us for pricing and availability.
Guest Center: The Carriage House
Known for its rustic elegance, the Carriage House can seat up to 150 guests for dining. The space features a beamed ceiling, beautiful chandeliers, and carriage doors that open to the east and west sides of the building. The Carriage House also includes a separate catering kitchen. This charming venue is ideal for ceremonies, receptions, cocktail hours, rehearsal dinners, or even an after party!
- Seated Dining: 150 guests (112 with dance floor)
- Standing Reception: 200 guests
- Ceremony Seating: 250
Price Range: $2,150 – $2,400
Carriage House Venue Tour
This magical, garden-themed indoor space welcomes you with tiny white lights on a grapevine-covered trellis and a delightful moss arbor. Your rental of the Arbor includes a catering kitchen, indoor tables and chairs, a built-in sound and projection system, and a dedicated Garden staff member on site during your event.
- Seated Dining: 160 guests (128 with dance floor)
- Standing Reception: 199 guests
Price Range: $1,850 – $2,900
Nichols Arbor Courtyard Garden
This beautiful courtyard, adjacent to the Nichols Arbor, is an intimate, tucked-away space. A chandelier hangs in the pergola, and lush planting beds surround this quaint garden. Together with the Arbor, it creates an indoor-outdoor venue that can accommodate up to 160 guests.
Please contact us for pricing and availability.
Want to learn more?
Click here to learn more about weddings at the Garden in a resource guide created by Joel & Amber Photography.
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