Mobile, the third most populous city in the state of Alabama, is steeped in historical military lore from the American Civil War. Mobile boasts some of the South’s most unique and dynamic wedding venues too. This city offers couples planning to tie the knot an array of choices. Mansions such as Azalea Manor and Bragg-Mitchell Mansion with their antebellum porches and columns transport wedding guests back in time. There are quaint chapels, cozy inns, lavish estates and country clubs, and luscious gardens that are perfect locations for the big day. These are 25 of the best wedding venues in Mobile, Alabama.
© The Steeple
The Steeple on St. Francis in Mobile is a Queen Anne-styled building offering over 10,000 square feet of space, making this regal venue ideal for a dream wedding. It features antique fixtures from 1935 which have been carefully restored. The Steeple can accommodate up to 300 people in its historic Main ballroom that features polished hardwood floors, wood ceiling, recessed lights, and ornate stained-glass windows. The South Lounge allows access to the attached courtyard and features hardwood floors, exposed HVACs, and large windows. The Lounge also has recessed lighting, a banquette, and accommodates as many as 200 guests.
251 Saint Francis Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-415-4641
2.The Anne-Marie Cottage
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In a home built in 1838, The Anne-Marie Cottage in Mobile is a registered historical home and provides couples with fairytale weddings. The venue has classic Southern charm with shade from large oak trees, a front porch that is spacious, and an ivy-covered stone wall. The interior is elegantly styled with large windows allowing for expansive views, hardwood floors, and a covered patio. The venue also features exposed brick walls, a working, romantic fireplace, and double front parlors. This venue can accommodate up to 50 guests indoors and another 50 outside in the courtyard. The cottage alos provides a kitchen for caterers.
453 Conti Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-207-3151
Azalea Manor in Mobile is an 1890s historical French styled home that characterizes the old South, making this venue an ideal location for a romantic wedding. The exterior of this regal manor features a gated and walled 3,000-square-foot courtyard, large oak trees, two stone fireplaces, and a stone fountain. The outdoors also features brick walls covered with ivy and lighted trees. The interior décor features high ceilings, multiple chandeliers, and brightly colored walls. Azalea Manor also offers a bride’s dressing area, set up and clean up, day of coordinator, tables, chairs, linens, full kitchen facilities, and a spacious dance floor.
751 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-408-9950
Blacksher Hall in Mobile, a home of historical elegance with an Edwardian Neo-Classical architectural design, provides wedding couples who want a lavish wedding with a perfect venue. This elegant venue’s exterior features a front porch that is 60-feet wide and a beveled glass door leading to the foyer. Once inside, couples will find stained glass skylights, a main staircase of mahogany, and jeweled windows. The ballroom has hardwood floors, large pane windows, a romantic fireplace, and a grand piano. The dining room features classical paintings, a fireplace, chandelier, and grand pocket doors. The quaint library offers a fireplace and gold fixtures.
1056 Government Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-433-3875
© Bragg-Mitchell Mansion
Springhill Avenue is the site of Bragg-Mitchell Mansion in Mobile, a Greek Revival-styled mansion originally built in 1855. It’s an ideal location for a fairytale wedding. Bragg-Mitchell Mansion offers indoor and outdoor space for traditional, contemporary, vintage, and elegant ceremonies and receptions. The outdoor area features an expansive lawn, large oak trees that shade the ceremony area, and tall white columns on the porch. The interior of this venue is radiant with polished hardwood floors, arched entryways, and glistening chandeliers. The venue also features large windows, white columns that run throughout the house, gold fixtures, a working fireplace, and high ceilings.
1906 Springhill Avenue, Mobile, Phone: 251-471-6364
6.The Brookside Chapel
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Brookside Chapel in Mobile, a charming church that reflects the style and ambience of the Antebellum South, an ideal location for couples wanting an intimate or traditional wedding venue. This peaceful church sits along a meandering drive in a romantic setting. The interior of the intimate chapel features antique white pews, pine floors that are hand-stained, and sconce and chandelier lighting, giving The Brookside Chapel its historic feel. The venue also offers outdoor space to host a wedding near a serene, flowing brook or peaceful, rustic woods while exchanging vows under a Victorian gazebo.
2251 Pesnell Court, Mobile, Phone: 251-607-9003
7.C-n-C Event Hall
Since 2013, C-n-C Event Hall in Eight Mile has provided inside and outside ceremony space and is an ideal location for couples who want a storybook wedding. This opulent event space sits on more than seven acres of beautifully landscaped lawn. The Main Hall is 5,000 square feet of space that features white and ivory gossamer, a large antique chandelier, wood floors, and beautiful ivory drapes. The outdoor area has a pergola leading to the altar under large oak trees. It accommodates 150 guests. C-n-C Event Hall also offers two large screen televisions, dance lights, a sound system, and a bridal suite.
5725 Jarrett Road, Eight Mile, AL, Phone: 251-341-7209
8.Ezell House Corporation
© Ezell House Corporation
In the heart of downtown Mobile, Ezell House Corporation combines traditional southern ambience with old world charm and brings to fruition the Italian and French influences on Southern Alabama architecture. This is an ideal venue for couples wanting a romantic wedding. The regal venue is eye-catching from the start with a wrought iron gate, large oak tree to the right of the door, and manicured grounds. The interior offers The Double Parlor room, featuring two magnificent marble fireplaces, beautiful antiques, and ornate oil paintings. The courtyard and the patio accommodate 175 guests and feature Italian lights and wrought iron tables.
407 Conti Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-432-4174
9.Fort Conde Inn
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Fort Conde Inn is Mobile’s second oldest house and after years of renovation, it now has a AAA Four-Diamond rating, making this an ideal venue for couples wanting to host a lavish and elegant affair. The Courtyard’s opulent space features a canopy of oak trees, bricked paved streets, and a tented area large enough to accommodate 500 guests. The 2,000-square-foot interior accommodates 100 guests. The two-story inn has French doors, multiple fireplaces, glittering chandeliers, large shuttered windows, and polished hardwood floors. Fort Conde Inn wedding packages offer set up and clean up, chairs, tables, linens, and a bridal suite.
165 Saint Emanuel Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-405-5040
10.Fort Whiting Reception Hall
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Located in the Fort Whiting Armory, Fort Whiting Reception Hall is the perfect choice for the couple looking for a small wedding venue. From its gleaming wood floors and draped ceilings to its gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows with white gossamer curtains, the space offers couples contemporary elegance in an intimate space. Contemporary chandeliers, modern furniture, and an elevated stage with sound and lighting, and a white, circular bar add to the charming vibe. Couples can host cocktail style receptions with round high-top standing tables, or choose round tables and white bistro chairs for seated dinner receptions. The Reception Hall is conveniently located near Interstate 10 and has ample available parking.
1630 South Broad Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-405-4963
© Hermitage-Rippy Estate
Styled after Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, Hermitage-Rippey Estate in Mobile offers Southern hospitality at its finest, and is an ideal location for couples wanting a romantic wedding. The venue’s exterior features large white plantation style columns, large windows, and a drive entrance. Events held outside take advantage of a manicured lawn, large oak trees, and a white picket fence. The indoors is exquisitely decorated featuring polished hardwood floors, a gorgeous staircase, and a gold chandelier in the foyer. Intricate crown molding, a working, romantic fireplace, and sheer curtains add elegance. Hermitage-Rippy Estate offers set up, clean up, an event planner, and a dance floor.
3151 Newman Road, Mobile AL, Phone: 251-721-2832
12.Heron Lakes Country Club
For more than 50 years, Heron Lakes Country Club in Mobile had been a private country club allowing members-only ceremonies. Now, the exclusive club is open to the public providing couples with a venue that is lavish and elegant. The Country Club ballroom features hardwood floors, center room chandelier along with additional recessed lighting, and white columns. This event space provides over 5,000 square feet of space and accommodates up to 400 guests. Couples wishing to host a ceremony outdoors will appreciate the manicured lawns and water features. The venue offers get-ready rooms, catering, and set up and clean up.
3851 Government Boulevard, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-706-6371
13.History Museum of Mobile
On South Royal Street in Mobile in a building that was formerly City Hall, the History Museum of Mobile offers year-round wedding and ceremony facilities, making this historic space ideal for a storybook wedding. This venue is elegant on the outside as well as on the inside. The foyer of this regal museum features an exquisite marble staircase, a black and white checkered marble floor, marble walls, and colorful wall murals. The Courtyard features ivy covered walls, a brick pathway leading to the altar, and mature trees providing shade. The atrium features arched entryways, statutes, and water features.
111 South Royal Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-208-7569
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Loblolly Farm in Semmes, a 2019 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award-winner, mixes luxury with country ambience to provide idyllic ceremonies for couples who love the outdoors. Loblolly Farm is situated on 400 acres and features different event spaces, all with expansive views of the countryside. The Sunset Deck on Building NO. 9 features fire pits, ambient lighting, and clear views of the fading sun. The Holly Field is an opulent playground featuring loblolly trees, a rustic fence, and three-acres of lush grass. The Lakeside Pavilion is a barn with over 3,000 square feet that overlooks Lake Nikki and accommodates up to 500 guests.
9930 Stone Road, Semmes, AL, Phone: 251-288-8302
© Malaga Inn
Located in downtown Mobile, Malaga Inn is a historical venue originally built in 1862. It is said to be Mobile’s best kept secret, making this majestic venue ideal for couples wanting a private romantic wedding. The courtyard at Malaga Inn offers intimate space for a wedding with romantic lighting, a colorful flower garden, and stone fountains. The Courtyard also features lush greenery, a brick courtyard, and a balcony overlooking the wedding party – perfect for a bridal bouquet toss. The venue also offers indoor space for ceremonies with an exposed brick wall, sconce lighting, and carpet and stone floors. Malaga Inn’s picturesque spaces provide ideal backdrops for memorable wedding photos.
359 Church Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-438-4701
16.Mobile Botanical Gardens
© Mobile Botanical Gardens
Mobile Botanical Gardens in Mobile, a two-time ‘The Knot Best of Weddings’ pick, offers a serene event space that’s ideal for couples wanting a beautiful, natural event venue for any season. The venue’s outdoor space is alive with flourishing gardens of Azaleas, Camellias, and Rhododendrons. The gardens also feature large oak trees, stone courtyards, and a wooden altar for weddings. The venue has an indoor space called Mobile Botanical Gardens Botanical Center. This rustic building features a shake roof of split cedar, concrete acid stained floors, ceiling fans, and exposed wood beams. It also features French doors that open to Woolford Plaza.
5151 Museum Drive, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-342-0555
17.Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
© Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
Located on South Water Street in Mobile, Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel provides unique, one of a kind, ceremonies that make this venue an ideal location for a lavish wedding. The venue offers over 40,000 square feet of venue space and several elegant event rooms. The largest event space is the Bon Secour Bay Ballroom. It accommodates up to 400 guests and features a spacious foyer, 16-foot-high ceilings, and a large dance floor. The Mobile Bay Ballroom is more intimate, accommodating 100 guests and overlooking the courtyard and the water. The venue also provides outdoor space that overlooks Mobile River.
64 South Water Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-438-4000
18.SOUTHERN BELLE EVENTS
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Southern Belle Events in Mobile takes a step back in time at this southern mansion that is ideal for couples wanting a lavish, dream wedding. This is the perfect choice if size and luxury are driving the decisions. The plantation house features a lush green lawn surrounded by tall oak trees, large white columns, and wide porches. Inside, this stately manor offers a décor that is incomparable featuring a sweeping staircase, polished hardwood floors, and large windows. The Venue also features French doors and romantic fireplace. Southern Belle Events can accommodate up to 100 guests. Full and partial service packages are available.
3658 Dawes Road, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-634-9735
19.The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
© The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel and Spa in Mobile, a 2014 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award-winner, is a historic venue that has been recently renovated and provides couples with a space for a true dream wedding. This regal venue provides ample space for any size or style wedding ceremony. The Moonlight Ballroom with a pre-function area is the largest at over 4,700 square-feet featuring an elegant space that is breathtaking. It features large ornate columns, a wood dance floor surrounded by ornate carpeting, and colorful wall murals. This elegant, expansive space accommodates up to 850 people.
26 North Royal Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-338-2000
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The Locale in Mobile, a one stop wedding ceremony and reception venue, provides a sprawling setting for an extravagant wedding. This venue ideal for couples wanting a fairytale, dream wedding. The venue offers 20,000 square feet of indoor space and also offers an open courtyard that is perfect for photos. The main event room features stained concrete floors, exposed ceiling beams, tall columns, nine crystal chandeliers, stylish Chiavari chairs, and a bridal party suite. Owners work with couples to make every desired detail a reality. The Locale is able to accommodate up to 700 guests and ample parking. This is an accessible venue.
4128 Government Boulevard, Phone: 251-583-2863
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Since opening in 2015, this historic building that was originally built in 1910, boasts a rich tradition in the port city of Mobile and is an ideal venue for a lavish wedding. The venue provides several event spaces to use, with The Pillars being the focal point featuring giant white columns, large pane windows, and stone steps leading to the entrance, The Chapel at The Pillars is ideal for intimate weddings featuring stain glass windows, wooden archways, and ceiling fans. This quaint space can only accommodate 10 guests. The Pillars offers OCD wedding planners to help the big day run as smoothly as possible.
1757 Government Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-307-5382
22.The Portier House
The Portier House in Mobile, a home originally owned by the first Bishop in the city, has become a go-to wedding destination in the area for couples looking for a classic, budget-friendly wedding venue. This quaint, historic, Mobile two-story venue offers an outdoor event space that can be covered with a tent. It accommodates up to 70 guests, features a lush, green lawn, grand oak trees, and a colorful garden. The indoor space accommodates 35 wedding guests and has a stunning chandelier, sweeping staircase, and hardwood floors. The Portier House also has a working, romantic fireplace, brightly colored walls, and large windows.
307 Conti Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-434-1565
23.The Temple Downtown
The Temple Downtown in Mobile, a testament to Egypt’s pyramids, was the brainchild of famed architect George Rodgers. It provides a unique event space that is ideal for a storybook wedding. The venue has guests feeling as though they are traveling through Valley of the Kings with obelisks, slanted high walls, and two large Sphinx that guard the entranceway. This massive venue can accommodate 600 seated guests and features a stage, a grand ceiling with exposed beams, tall columns, and an ornate, checkered, tile floor. The Temple Downtown provides tables, chairs, linens, flatware, glassware, set up and clean up, and a full-service bar.
351 Saint Francis Street, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-433-7920
24.The Venue at Dawes
© The Venue at Dawes
Located in West Mobile, The Venue at Dawes on Dawes Road, specializes in exquisite outdoor weddings, and is an ideal location for couples wanting a romantic wedding. The venue offers two outdoor event spaces that are equally gracious. The Venue at Dawes has an ambience of rustic vibe meets Southern charm. Couples can enjoy their ceremony underneath a handmade arbor draped with sheer curtains, on a manicured lawn with large oak trees shading their guests. A wooden barn loft of reclaimed wood is the second, and more whimsical space, and features exposed wood beams, hanging ferns, a two-person swing, and string lights.
3349 Dawes Road, Mobile, AL, Phone: 251-289-9646
25.Tiffany Tea Cottage
Located in the Park Place neighborhood of downtown Mobile, Tiffany Tea Cottage a quaint historic home that provides couples with a highly personal event space that is ideal for a small wedding. The interior décor of this intimate, French/New Orleans inspired home is decorated in tiffany blue and pastels. Tiffany Tea Cottage features hardwood floors, a romantic fireplace, and a full gourmet kitchen. The venue also has other distinct and unique features such as Parisian and Renaissance artwork, pink rooms, and ornate wallpaper. This venue provides additional perks like a sunroom, outside patio, and surround sound system. This lovely cottage has a seating capacity of up to 23 guests.
Call for specific address, Park Place, Mobile, AL, Phone: 504-616-2858
25 Best Wedding Venues in Mobile, AL
- The Steeple, Photo: The Steeple
- The Anne-Marie Cottage, Photo: Gordana Sermek/stock.adobe.com
- Azalea Manor, Photo: stock.adobe.com
- Blacksher Hall, Photo: nagaets/stock.adobe.com
- Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, Photo: Bragg-Mitchell Mansion
- The Brookside Chapel, Photo: crystal kirk/stock.adobe.com
- C-n-C Event Hall, Photo: omelnickiy/stock.adobe.com
- Ezell House Corporation, Photo: Ezell House Corporation
- Fort Conde Inn, Photo: Paul Retherford/stock.adobe.com
- Fort Whiting Reception Hall, Photo: Ekaterina Pokrovsky/stock.adobe.com
- Hermitage-Rippy Estate, Photo: Hermitage-Rippy Estate
- Heron Lakes Country Club, Photo: meralin2014/stock.adobe.com
- History Museum of Mobile, Photo: Elnur/stock.adobe.com
- Loblolly Farm, Photo: Ekaterina Pichukova/stock.adobe.com
- Malaga Inn, Photo: Malaga Inn
- Mobile Botanical Gardens, Photo: Mobile Botanical Gardens
- Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, Photo: Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
- SOUTHERN BELLE EVENTS, Photo: SOUTHERN BELLE EVENTS
- The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa, Photo: The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
- The Locale, Photo: Ekaterina Pokrovsky/stock.adobe.com
- The Pillars, Photo: Monkey Business/stock.adobe.com
- The Portier House, Photo: Mykola/stock.adobe.com
- The Temple Downtown, Photo: nastasenko/stock.adobe.com
- The Venue at Dawes, Photo: The Venue at Dawes
- Tiffany Tea Cottage, Photo: locrifa/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: myronovychoksana/stock.adobe.com