Alabama Event Venues And
The Summit Club
1901 6th Ave North, Birmingham, AL
Located on the penthouse level of the
Regions-Harbert Center in downtown
Birmingham, the Summit Club is one of the
cities premier venues. We offer a variety of
event spaces that can accommodate personal
and professional milestones. From showers,
weddings, bridal luncheons/teas, birthdays
and anniversaries to corporate meetings,
staff retreats, holiday parties to
retirement celebration-we offer a menu that
can fit every need along with on-site event
planners to help with the process. The only
thing we overlook...is the view!
Krewe on First
2215 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL
Our beautiful venue is sure to impress your
guests. With 100 year old hardwood floors,
Paris paneling ceilings, tasteful decor, and
a warm, cozy ambiance, your special guest
will feel at home. From wedding receptions
and birthdays, to corporate gatherings,
fundraisers and social events, we are
available to make your detailed planning
stress free. Our event team can take care of
all 3 major aspects of your event in one
stop. - Venue - Wow your guest with a warm,
intimate atmosphere that invites
celebration. Cut down on the cost of decor,
tables, chairs, linens, etc by utilizing in
house items. - Catering - Allow our in house
catering team to build a menu that meets
your needs and budget. - Beverage - Don't
overpay to keep your guests happily
quenched. Krewe offers beer, wine and liquor
on hand. Cash Bar, Drink Tickets,
and Open Bar options are available.
Alabama State Parks provide a
wide variety of superb venues
to meet any need!
We have facilities for virtually any size
When planning your next meeting or
conference, wedding or family reunion look
no further than an Alabama State Park. Let
our qualified meeting coordinators handle
all the details from seating and catering,
to entertainment and audio/video needs.
Give your child the best birthday party
ever. A birthday at the park is a birthday
that your child will remember for a
Conduct important business meetings with no
Does your event need catering? The parks can
for virtually any size group. Several of the
parks employ world class chefs
and kitchen staff to provide your party with
an excellent dining experience
Cheaha State Park offers many choices for
conferences, weddings, family reunions and
other group meetings and gatherings. From
the Cleburne Room, Al Alexander Activities
Building and four Picnic Pavilions to the
Bald Rock Group Lodge; all are perfect for
your group, family or business “get
Cheaha’s Bald Rock Lodge offers the perfect
getaway for any group. When renting the
Lodge, everything your group needs is in one
place. Full-service catering is available,
with the Lodge Manager assisting in
coordinating the on-site catering of
refreshment breaks, breakfast, lunch, dinner
or our specialty themed banquets.
DeSoto Resort State Park Lodgehas three
meeting rooms available. The DeSoto Room,
with its stone fireplace, will accommodate
up to 25 guests. The Canyon Room will seat
up to 40 guests, while the main dining room
will seat up to 60. The Meeting rooms are
great places for birthday parties, family
reunions, and wedding receptions. There is
also an outdoor deck available for meetings
& events located just outside the Main
Looking for a tranquil setting to hold your
next convention? Or perhaps the perfect
place for the perfect wedding? Joe Wheeler
has a variety of accommodations to meet your
needs, from small intimate meetings to large
conventions, meeting space for 15 to 500.
Let our staff make your next event relaxed
and stress free.
Welcome to your premier destination for
church retreats, corporate meetings,
weddings and receptions, family and class
reunions, and other special occasions. Here,
one will enjoy beautifully appointed hotel
rooms and suites, cabins, and chalets, and
over 13,900 sq. feet of meeting and banquet
space. Pavilions are also available for
rental. Did we mention the view? Gorgeous
views of the 69,000-acre Guntersville
Reservoir will take your breath away!
Events in Alabama
July 18-27, Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia
and Muscle Shoals. W.C. Handy Music
Festival. 256-766-7642. The Shoals
(Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Muscle
Shoals), various locations--week-long
celebration honoring Florence native, W.C.
Handy, "Father of the Blues," with over 200
events taking place including concerts,
plays, art exhibits, picnics and more.
Jul 18-20, Dauphin Island. Alabama Deep Sea
Fishing Rodeo. 251-471-0025. More than 3,000
anglers from at least 24 states will fish in
the Gulf of Mexico for three days for a
chance to win more than $400,000 in cash and
prizes across 30 categories.
World's Longest Yard Sale
690 miles of bargain bliss starts here in
Gadsden, Alabama. You should, too! Sale
starts at Noccalula Falls Park and heads
north up the Lookout Mountain Parkway toward
Chattanooga. Gas up, empty your trunk and
slather on the sunscreen.
This is one funderful road trip that can’t
Aug 15-24, Statewide. Alabama Restaurant
Week. 1-800-252-2262. Various
restaurants--Restaurants around the state,
including many featured in the popular
brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama
Before You Die," invite diners to experience
the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home
Alabama. Participating restaurants will
offer specials throughout the week.
Aug 23-24, Eutaw. Black Belt Folk Roots
Festival. 205-372-0525. Free. Historic
Greene County Courthouse Sq.--Unique
celebration which brings together craft
persons, musicians, dancers, storytellers,
food specialist, artists and community
workers--all of whom are considered bearers
of the traditions and folkways of the West
Alabama region. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
This two-day event portrays the Attack on
Fort Mims and marks the beginning of the
Creek Indian Wars. Living history
demonstrators include re-enactor settlers,
militia, and Redstick Creek Indians.
Experience battle re-enactments, and
demonstrations of early crafts (basket
weaving, blacksmith, pottery, skins, flint
Attraction's in Alabama
The U.S Space & Rocket Center
- US Space and rocket centre is a museum
operated by the government of Alabama which
contains rockets, space camps and other
artifacts of the US space program.
- It also exhibits the awards received by
the US space camp.
- It has the most inclusive hardware related
to space camp.
Things to do:
The museum is divided into areas like the
space dome theatre, the rocket park and the
education and training centre controlled
under the supervision of NASA. There are
number of missions that are presented in
interesting ways and shuttle programs are
also held. The moon story is also visualized
in the museum. You can visit all of these
places and learn a lot about Space Shuttle
program, the International Space Station and
NASA's future missions.
- Noccalula falls are located in Gadsden,
Alabama. The Noccalula falls were named
after the princess in the famous
story princess Noccalula.
- The story is about a girl who committed
suicide at one of the most famous landmarks
of Alabama. The story revolves around, love,
hatred, revenge and eventually a girl
killing herself by jumping into these falls.
She is marked with a bronze statue there.
- Noccalula falls is located near the local
park called the Noccalula Falls Park spread
across 250 acres of land.
Things to do:
The park has extensive botanical garden. The
height of the waterfall is 90 feet and if
you are lucky you can observe a rainbow of
colors in the mist at the bottom of
Noccalula Falls. You can do nature
sightseeing while camping, hiking and
also be done in the public park there.
Cathedral Caverns State Park
- The Cathedral Caverns has widest entrance
of any commercial cave in the world -
measures 126 feet wide and 25 feet high.
- Inside the cavern, you will find Big Rock
Canyon, Mystery River and some of the most
beautiful formations Mother Nature has ever
- Cathedral Caverns is home to the largest
stalagmite in the world. Called as
“Goliath”– it reaches the ceiling of the
cave some 45 feet above.
Things to do:
In addition to cave tours with tour guides,
the caverns park offers gem mining,
picnicking, and tent camping. Children can
learn a lot about formation of different
stones and minerals inside the earth.
- Cheaha Mountain is known for climbing,
hiking and mountaineering.
- The Cheaha itself means the highest place
and it is one of the highest points of
Alabama with a height of 2400 feet.
- The mountain was open to public in 1939.
There is also a lake located on the base of
mountain adding more to scenic beauty.
Things to do:
The mountain itself is a campground with its
base full with hotels, restaurants, swimming
pool, vacation cottages, chalets, picnic
area and pavilions so the tourists can stay
and enjoy. Numbers of competitions are also
held on this mountain. There is also an
observation tower located on the top of the
mountain called Bunker Tower. At 2,407 feet
(734 m) above sea level, it is the highest
point in Alabama. You can visit these places
and even stay there with pleasant weather.
- Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County,
Alabama. The area of the Island is 166.1
square miles with almost
96%, 159.9 square miles of water on the
- As of 2010, the total Dauphin Island
population is 1,238,
which has shrunk 9.70% since 2000.
- From 2012, the Dauphin Island beach
started charging fees for public access.
West end beach is one of
the very famous beaches in town.
Things to do:
There are number of places to visit on
Dauphin Island; which can make your vacation
worthwhile. These places include: Fort
Gaines, Bird Sanctuary, Dauphin Island
public beach, Bay Ferry, Sea Lab Estuarium,
Shell Mound Park, and Dauphine Golf Club.