With wedding season on the horizon, we’re reminiscing on grand events past and dreaming of future nuptials. Whether you’re the mother or grandmother of the bride, a bridesmaid, or newly engaged, look to Mobile to provide the perfect mix of coastal beauty and Southern charm for a destination wedding guests will never forget.
Some of our favorite venues:
- Located downtown, the Ezell House combines Old-World charm with traditional Southern style. Historic details like period-inspired wallpaper, ornate moldings, and antique furniture set an idyllic backdrop for special occasions.
- The Malaga Inn, situated in Mobile’s Downtown Historic District, dates back to the Civil War. Originally two townhomes and a carriage house, the lovingly restored property provides guest rooms that open to a picturesque central courtyard.
The Steeple is a lovely, stained glass-filled, repurposed Methodist Church where the charm of of a 120-year old church building blends seamlessly with modern renovations. The Queen Anne-style building offers 10,000 square feet of venue space from the central upstairs sanctuary to a variety of rooms downstairs. Faithfully restored doors open to a foyer and entryway under carefully restored 1935 fixtures. Antique pine floors and mahogany beams glow in the filtered light of Tiffany-inspired sanctuary windows. Cathedral ceilings offer soulful acoustics.
Built in 1855 by Judge John Bragg, the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is a 13,000-square-foot Greek Revival home facing Springhill Avenue in Mobile, Alabama. An icon in Mobile, the home was opened to the public in 1987 and now hosts events of all kinds. Rental of the facility for a wedding includes access to Mansion’s first floor, patio and grounds, parking for 100 guests, a bridal portrait appointment, and more.
- The Crown Hall is a new event space inside the old Red Cross Building located in Downtown Mobile. For large parties, the Main Room is an ideal choice for large gatherings. The space is open in design and industrial in tone. The property’s Crown on Board Room has large windows that overlook the street. Modern, sleek, and clean in design, it welcomes ceremonies and is adjacent to the large banquet hall for the convenience of parties. The Crooked Crown room can welcome smaller gatherings in style. Up to 250 loved ones can celebrate in this bar area. There is parking available on-site. Rental of the venue includes access to furniture such as tables and chairs.