Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Venues

Joe Wheeler State Park Lodge

 Joe Wheeler State Park Lodge is an indoor and outdoor wedding venue in Rogersville, Alabama that offers multiple wedding venue options to best create your special day! They have The River Room, The Cypress Room, The Convention Center, and The Patio that can accommodate your rehearsal dinner, guest accommodations, and bridal party accommodations.

GunRunner Boutique Hotel

 The GunRunner Hotel is located in the heart of Florence, Alabama in Northwest Alabama and is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue. Desiring to incorporate the cultural heritage and talent of this area, they have themed their boutique hotel suites around legendary musicians, world-class fashion designers like Billy Reid, racehorses, and historical landmarks that help shape the reputation. It is a luxury hotel with a hands-off approach, where you are given ultimate privacy and enjoyable experience. They have a package called the “Run of House” where you can rent the suites to accommodate your guests on your special day. They were named one of Southern Living’s “12 New Boutique Hotels to Visit this Year.”

GAS Design Center

 The GAS Design Center is a wedding and event venue in downtown Tuscumbia, Alabama which just happens to be the birthplace of Helen Keller. The GAS Design Center is a design and photography center that celebrates, documents, and shares the arts in rare form. Founded by Clio award winner Robert Rausch, this artistic event space is available for evening and weekend rentals. Home to one of the first settled towns in Alabama and the state’s first movie theater and retail space, GAS Design Center would love to fuel your creative dreams for your big day!

Pickett Place Events

 Pickett Place Historic Home & Event Space is located in downtown Florence, Alabama. This historic wedding venue was built in 1883 that can serve up to 300 guests, with indoor and outdoor options. There is a bride and groom suite, bar, two prep kitchens, multiple courtyards, and a reception hall to best serve your memorable day! Tracy and Chad Burdine, along with their daughter Teagan have taken ownership of the house as of February 2020. Being local residents with backgrounds in event and entertainment management, they offer an enthusiastic experience you desire and deserve.

Turtle Point Yacht and Country Club

 The Turtle Point Yacht and Country Club is a premiere event and wedding venue in Muscle Shoals.  It has a French Provincial Clubhouse, a gorgeous view of Wilson Lake, and the Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed signature golf course. They pride themselves on elegance, southern hospitality, and timeless views. The Club has multiple wedding venue options from a 150 guest wedding to a 400 + guest wedding, accommodating to all sizes and wedding visions. 

The Buffler House

 The Buffler House is located in St. Florian, Alabama which is a perfect wedding ceremony venue, wedding reception venue, bridal shower venue, luncheon venue, and more! It is a beautiful, historic home that has a large yard, multiple porches, and it just makes you feel at home. It is a welcoming and hospitable historic wedding venue for your big day.

The Stricklin Hotel

 The Stricklin Hotel is a southern boutique hotel in downtown Florence, Alabama with 24 guest rooms. This timeless event space overlooks main street and Wilson Park, with modern conveniences for all of your needs. They host The Stricklin Social, which is the ideal space for any wedding festivity that holds up to 125 people. There’s also Big Bad Breakfast and The Boiler Room located on separate floors of the Stricklin Building, both easy for entertaining guests before and after the wedding day. The Stricklin Hotel was recently published in the Wall Street Journal, and proud is of it! 


Danclay Farms

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 Danclay Farms is a wedding and event venue in Florence, Alabama that was inspired by the French countryside on 200 acres of a beautiful property. The farm wedding venue provides spacious and beautiful accommodations to any event with a lush waterfall and rolling hills to allow you to enjoy your surroundings on your special day!


George’s 217

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 George’s 217 Special Events and Ballroom in Sheffield, Alabama is a special event space that can accomodate parties from 65 to 300 people. Their package includes a full-service kitchen, bar, tables, linens, and the elegant dining setting. After recent renovations, this ballroom event space now offers a 3,500 square foot ballroom with hardwood floors, exposed brick, and crystal chandeliers. They desire for your special event to be timeless and memorable.  


Robert Trent Jones at The Shoals

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 Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at The Shoals provides a beautiful golf course wedding venue option that happily accommodates wedding ceremonies and receptions, with in-house catering and options to make your wedding planning stress-free and enjoyable.

Tuscumbia Railroad Depot & Roundhouse

 The Tuscumbia Railroad Depot & Roundhouse is a wedding venue in Tuscumbia, Alabama defined as a historical landmark and unique wedding venue for a reception. It is a fully-restored train depot from 1888, which has been turned into a museum that has endless memorabilia and photo galleries to admire. Tuscumbia is known as “America’s First Frontier Railroad Town,” so guests will be able to fully experience the history embedded within the town and historic wedding venue! 

Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Photographers

Abraham Rowe Photography

 Abraham Rowe is a wedding photographer in Florence, Alabama, but he is especially fond of traveling to other North Alabama cities. He and his wife Susan shoot in digital and film photography, as they tell stories by documenting the people they are capturing. They desire to show the authenticity of who their clients are. Some well-known clients include Alabama Chanin, Billy Reid, Bohem, Scout X Two, Big River Broadcasting, Odette Restaurant, Yumm Thai Sushi and Beyond, and Shoals Yoga, among others. Their editorial work has been printed in Elle, Elle Decor, No’Ala, Alabama Magazine, Relix Magazine, and Magic Magazine as well as online at Kinfolk, T Magazine, Local Milk, and Madesmith.

Katie Jewell Co.

 Katie Jewell Co. is a wedding photography and wedding planning business in Florence, Alabama. She desires to capture your day and help you plan your day so that it will be a smooth, efficient, and lovely day! From a photography lens, she offers a timeless, authentic wedding photography style where your photos will take you back to that moment in time. She believes that to best serve a client is to always be honest, serve your first and foremost, and always make sure you are picture perfect! 


Keelan Walker Photography

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 Keelan Walker Photography is a newborn, children, and wedding photographer based out of Florence, Alabama. Owner Keelan Walker is an award-winning wedding photographer that is willing to travel wherever and whenever. He strives to provide excellent service to his clients and desires to have a lasting and trusting relationship from booking to the delivery of the final product.


Armosa Studios

 Armosa Studios is made of a passionate team of creatives who desire to tell the stories behind the people. They are based out of Florence, Alabama but will serve any distance, any venue! Tara Wages is the photographic brain behind Armosa Studios, being the founder, operations director and lead wedding photographer of the company. Everyone at Armosa Studios would love to serve you by capturing your day through their wedding photography that will allow you to relive it over and over again.

Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Planners

Faith Woods Events

Established in 2011, Faith Woods Events is a consulting and local event planning business in Huntsville that is available to travel anywhere. Faith is formally trained with certification and license obtained from The Protocol School of Washington in Washington, D.C. With a heart to serve, Faith will go over and beyond to make your event the most memorable, beautiful, and all you’ve dreamed of. She is a Huntsville-based wedding planner dedicated to authentic southern hospitality and creating an environment for happiness to thrive. Faith was featured in The Scout Guide Huntsville, the wedding issue of No'Ala Magazine, and many more.

Chelsea Kennedy Weddings + Events

Chelsea Kennedy with Chelsea Kennedy Weddings +  Events is a North Alabama wedding planner. Although she serves Alabama, she will travel to whatever length to best serve the bride. She is passionate about her business and wants to allow you to enjoy the celebratory moments! She has a sweet spirit and professional demeanor, perfect for running your biggest day. Chelsea is a Certified Wedding Planner and certified in Wedding Design Fundamentals by The Bridal Society. 

Florence / Muscle Shoals Bridal Salons


Build-A-Bride™  Huntsville

 Build-A-Bride™ Huntsville is located in the heart of Five Points off of Pratt Avenue, next to the legendary grocery store Star Market. Established in 2008 by Project Runway alum and TLC's Bride By Design host Heidi Elnora, Build-A-Bride™ continuously rewrites the rules of traditional bridal shopping by offering exclusive appointments at our Huntsville bridal shop location. We carry high-quality wedding dress silhouettes that Heidi and her team have designed in Alabama, which allows you to personalize your wedding dress of your dreams! You are able to mix-and-match, accessorize with our add-ons, and know that no dream is too big. Our location also carries our line of flower girl dresses, Paper Dolls. We are a family, and within that family lies many different shapes, backgrounds, and beliefs. There is only one standard: a heart of service.

Cherry Tree Lane Bridal and Formal

 Cherry Tree Lane Bridal and Formal is a local bridal salon located in Florence, Alabama that offers not only wedding dresses, but also bridesmaids dresses and tuxedo options. This bridal salon in the downtown, historic town of Florence cares about your individuality, making that their main priority when they serve you. They are committed to finding a wedding gown that expresses who you are and fulfills your bridal dreams. 


 Promenade is a local bridal salon located in Tuscumbia, Alabama that offers designer wedding dresses. They also serve your wedding party by offering a selection of bridesmaids dresses.  

Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Florists

Lola’s Gifts & Flowers

 Lola’s Gifts and Flowers is a local florist in Sheffield, Alabama owned by Carl Casiday. Lola’s is widely known throughout the state and beyond for trendsetting floral designs that inspire. They offer wedding floral services and pride themselves on freshness, creativity, and originality. Lola’s also offers wonderful wedding gift options for any hostess, wedding party, and groom gift.

Flori Natural Floral Design

 Flori Natural Floral Design is a boutique floral design studio based in Florence, Alabama. Flori focuses on events, special occasions, and wedding flowers. The inspiration behind the designs are unique, natural, and one-of-a-kind. Susan is a mama, wife, and owner who desires to create wonderful foliage for each season. Her love of flowers started on her grandparents’ farm, and she now strives to make thoughtful color and design choices to create a beautiful wedding floral masterpiece for your wedding day.

Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Calligraphy


Suzanne Cunningham Calligraphy

 Suzanne has been doing wedding calligraphy for 27 years and is a master of her craft. Based out of Florence, Alabama, she serves not only North Alabama but brides from all over the country for their wedding calligraphy needs. She specializes in creating customized wedding invitation suites, wedding envelopes, place cards, escort cards, table numbers, wedding monograms, wedding programs, and more! 

Florence / Muscle Shoals Hair & Makeup Artists


Beauty by Rea

 Reagan Cunningham is a Birmingham-based makeup artist, where she brings individual beauty to life! She has trained under celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic and has 6 + years of professional experience. Although she is a Birmingham makeup artist, she will travel anywhere to provide the best wedding makeup service to her clients. She loves to create customized bridal makeup looks and spending one-on-one time with the bride-to-be and her ladies. Reagan provides wedding makeup packages and provides a seamless and stress-free environment!

Salon Mod & Spa

 Salon Mod and Spa is a trendy, modern hair salon in downtown Florence, Alabama offering services ranging from haircuts and treatments for men and women, spa treatments, facials, dermaplaning, waxing, and eyelash extensions. Their staff continuously strives to further their education to best serve their clients and create “the best version of you.” The atmosphere is upbeat and features local photographers and artists throughout the salon.

Bare Beauty Skin Studio

 Bare Beauty by Melissa Jacobs is a studio located in Florence, Alabama that offers beauty services such as waxing, facials, lashes, makeup, microblading, lipoject and IV therapy. This skin care service has on-staff experts in all things product, results, and most importantly--brides!

Florence / Muscle Shoals Bridal Jewelry & Accessories


Mefford Jewelers

 Mefford Jewelers is a locally-inspired and hand-crafted jewelry store in Florence, Alabama that has been creating beauty since 1945; the Mefford family has been running the business since 1911. They carry everything from antique jewelry and estate jewelry, laser marketing and engraving services, and even Russell Mefford’s custom, one-of-a-kind piece collection.

Parker Bingham Jewelers

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 Parker Bingham Jewelers is a jewelry store located in Florence, Alabama that believes that jewelry tells a story and every woman deserves for her story to shine. Parker Bingham is passionate about making statement jewelry pieces that fit both your personality and lifestyle so that memories can be attached to your accessories. They pride themselves on giving quality service when working with you one-on-one. They believe that anything less than perfect is unacceptable, and they want your story to shine!


Florence / Muscle Shoals Bridesmaid Dresses

Cherry Tree Lane Bridal and Formal

 Cherry Tree Lane Bridal and Formal is located in Florence, Alabama that offers bridesmaids dresses and tuxedos. This bridal salon in the downtown, historic town of Florence cares about your individuality, making that their main priority when they serve you. They will help each of your friends find a bridesmaids dress that fits their style and your wedding vision. 


 Promenade is a bridal salon located in Tuscumbia, Alabama that offers designer wedding dresses and bridesmaids dresses.  

Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Catering



 Odette is a neighborhood shop and eatery in the historic district of Florence, Alabama, where they serve American and southern-style food. Their menu only features local and sustainably-sourced ingredients in a modern, contemporary atmosphere that welcomes all. Their wedding catering services provide only the freshest ingredients so the experience for your guests will be memorable. They can easily serve rehearsal dinner catering and wedding reception catering.

Sweet Basil Alabama, Inc.

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 Sweet Basil Alabama, Inc. is a catering company operated by executive chef Garry Thomas out of Florence, Alabama. Since 1996, they have served customers as a full-service catering company specializing in seasonal cuisine with a beautiful presentation and impeccable service.


Esther’s Eatery

 Esther’s Eatery is located on Huntsville Road in Florence, Alabama and is a restaurant, bakery, and natural wine shop. It is the casual but health-focused sister restaurant of Odette.  Esther’s opened in 2020 and has brought a coziness and vintage green happiness to the Shoals area. This Alabama meat-and-three hotspot in North Alabama can serve your wedding needs through their wedding catering options.

Florence / Muscle Shoals Wedding Entertainment


Iron Horse Bluegrass

 The Iron Horse Bluegrass band was formed in 2000 in the famous hit recording capital, Muscle Shoals, Alabama. They are recording artists that are signed with CMH Records based in Los Angeles, California. This band has the ability to transpose metal music to bluegrass while allowing their identity to be exceptionally beautiful. They are versatile, entertaining, and talented. If you want to entertain your guests, appreciate the roots of the Shoals/Florence area, and have a great time, book Iron Horse!

The Midnighters

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 The Midnighters is a band based out of Muscle Shoals, Alabama that has been the “Soul of the Shoals” since 1986. This six-piece soul wedding band has been entertaining audiences for decades and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon! Let them entertain your guests and loved ones with the rhythm that the city of Muscle Shoals was founded on. 


Kirkman Combo


 The Kirkman Combo is a live music band based out of Florence, Alabama who is open to traveling to different wedding venues across the state. Dr. Eric Kirkman has led the group and continues to entertain wedding guests beautifully! While they may be difficult to find off of a Google search, they are worth the inquiry! 


Shane Baker


 Shane Baker may be Texan born, but he is Muscle Shoals raised and has been in the music industry his entire life. He has been the front man for many bands including Cadence and his self-titled band Shane Baker. Shane enjoys acoustic sets playing everything from Michael Jackson to Johnny Cash and everything in between.